Big Kid & Little Kid Camps

Combo Little Kid & Big Kid Camps (ages 3-7) REQUIRE an Adult Helpmate
Big Kid Camps (ages 5-7) are Drop-Off

If it appears a camp is full when registering, please call the studio if you would like to be added to the waitlist.

All camps: $35 per participant
1st Child - $35, $32 for each additional child registered in same camp in same family

 

Important Information:​​

  • All camps take place at SPLAT Hershey - 1669 East Derry Road, Hershey, PA 17033

  • Camps alternate between our Little Kid & Big Kid Camps and Big Kids Camps.
    • Little Kid & Big Kid Camps REQUIRE caregiver participation

    • Big Kid Camps are drop-off

  • Please dress-for-a-mess and wear closed-toed shoes! 

    • Safety first please- Children should not wear sandals or flip-flops in the studio.

  • Story and snack time are included. If a child has dietary concerns, we ask the parent to provide their child with an appropriate snack and inform the staff of any allergy concerns.

Regarding COVID-19 procedure:

  • Due to the lifting of mask mandates in schools, the SPLAT staff will not be required to wear masks during summer programming.

  • We leave it up to parents to decide whether they would like their children to wear masks at camp.

Week One & Two - Apple Pinch-Pot

 

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Friday, June 17 from 9:00-11:00

Little Kid (ages 3-4) & Big Kid (ages 5-7)

*Child Caregiver Participation REQUIRED

Friday, June 24 from 9:00-11:00

Big Kid (ages 5-7)

Book: The Apple Pie Tree

Medium: Clay, Glaze

Art Skills: Shaping, Glazing

Art Speak: Pinch-pot, Glaze

Snack: Apple Slices

In this camp, students will explore stations as they learn about working with clay. Stations will include painting, working with playdoh, and making components of the clay apple. Instructors will guide students through creating and glazing a three-dimensional clay apple.

Week Three & Four - Sandcastles

 

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Friday, July 1 from 9:00-11:00

Little Kid (ages 3-4) & Big Kid (ages 5-7)

*Child Caregiver Participation REQUIRED

Friday, July 8 from 9:00-11:00

Big Kid (ages 5-7)

Book: The Sand Castle that Lola Built

Medium: Sand Clay, Acrylic Paint, Seashells

Art Skills: Shaping, Painting, Gluing

Art Speak: Clay, Multimedia

Snack: Goldfish

In this camp, students will explore stations as they learn about working with sand clay. Stations will include working with sand clay, painting with sea sponges, and building with sea shells. Instructors will guide students through creating a sand castle scene.

Week Five & Six - Dragon Drawing and Taco Sculpt

 

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Friday, July 15 from 9:00-11:00

Little Kid (ages 3-4) & Big Kid (ages 5-7)

*Child Caregiver Participation REQUIRED

Friday, July 22 from 9:00-11:00

Big Kid (ages 5-7)

Book: Dragons Love Tacos

Medium: Crayons, Marker, Polymer Clay

Art Skills: Drawing, Coloring, Sculpting

Art Speak: Polymer Clay, Outline

Snack:

In this camp, students will explore stations as they learn about drawing and sculpting. Stations will include building a paper taco, drawing and coloring, and a clay practice. Instructors will guide students through drawing a dragon and sculpting a taco out of polymer clay.

Week Seven & Eight - Pigeon Suncatcher

 

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Friday, July 29 from 9:00-11:00

Little Kid (ages 3-4) & Big Kid (ages 5-7)

*Child Caregiver Participation REQUIRED

Friday, August 5 from 9:00-11:00

Big Kid (ages 5-7)

Book: Pigeons Have Feelings Too

Medium: Wire, Rice Paper, Glue

Art Skills: Designing, Gluing

Art Speak: Armature

Snack: Cheez-Its

In this camp, students will explore stations as they learn about making a pigeon suncatcher. Stations will include wire bending, cutting paper strips, gluing. Instructors will guide students through building a pigeon shape out of wire and filling the form with rice paper.

Week Nine & Ten - Seahorse Collage

 

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Friday, August 12 from 9:00-11:00

Little Kid (ages 3-4) & Big Kid (ages 5-7)

*Child Caregiver Participation REQUIRED

Friday, August 19 from 9:00-11:00

Big Kid (ages 5-7)

Book: Mister Seahorse

Medium: Collage Materials, Acrylic Paint

Art Skills: Designing, Cutting, Gluing

Art Speak: Form, Color

Snack: Cheese Whales

In this camp, students will explore stations as they learn about combining elements to make a collage. Stations will include painting the collage form, paper cutting and ripping, and gluing. Instructors will guide students through designing and making a seahorse collage.