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Our 2019 Summer Art Camp was inspired by art from around the world!  Each week will explore a different continent with a variety projects ranging from painting and drawing to sculpture and textiles! Students may register for one, two or all three weeks of activities as their schedules allow.  Lunch, materials and a camp t-shirt are included whether you’re here for the morning or staying all afternoon!

July 9 - 26, Tuesdays-Fridays

Morning Only Program: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.
$75 non-members/$60 members (per week)

All Day Program: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm.
$150 non-members/$120 members (per week)

AGES 3-5 (Morning only)

Week I (July 9-12): Explore the Art of the Americas by making cave drawings, canoes, rain sticks, pinch pots, a Native American headdress, wind chimes, collages and more!

Week II (July 16-19):  Adventure into African/Middle Eastern Art by making straw huts, tribal necklaces, an Egyptian cartouche, African mask, lion’s heads, elephant prints, African drums, Kente and Aninkra Cloths.

Week III (July 23-26): Discover the Art of Eurasia by making hand dragons, Russian nesting dolls, windsocks, Rangoli, koi fish, paper mosaics, paper lanterns, popscicle stick ninjas, plate fans, and Chinese wall hangings.

AGES 6-8

Week I (July 9-12): Explore the Art of the Americas by creating dream-catchers, totem sculpture, Mexican tile art, Navajo basket weaving, Wampum belts and more!  Includes a special lesson on Mexican metal tooling!

Week II (July 16-19): Adventure into African/Middle Eastern Art by making animal silhouettes, African masks, a Djembe Drum, Adinkra Cloth, Egyptian sarcophagus &  cartouche necklace, sand art, and your own papyrus!

Week III (July 23-26): Discover the Art of Eurasia by printing Russian Onion Domes, making Wycinanki Polish Paper cutting flowers, designing koinobori Japanese fish kites, and making Chinese cherry blossom lanterns, Sgraffito Green Vases, Roman Mosaics, French Rose Windows, and Italian Puppets.

AGES 9-12

Week I (July 9-12): Explore the Art of the Americas by making maps, landscapes, cave paintings, pinch pots, plaster masks, Mexican Nearikas, and Amate bark paintings.

Week II (July 16-19): Adventure into African/Middle Eastern/Art by making maps, coloring landscapes and geometric drawings, and making Middle Eastern Zentangles, mandalas, dioramas, African masks, Kente Cloth, hieroglyphic scratch art, African textiles, tribal necklaces, stop motion animation and more!

Week III (July 23-26): Discover the Art of Eurasia by making maps and Chinese lanterns, painting with straws, designing your own crest and cardboard castles, and experimenting with calligraphy, origami, watercolors, mosaics and stop motion animation.   


Meet Our Instructors

Miss Presnar

Stephanie Presnar

A graduate of Slippery Rock University, Stephanie Presnar holds degrees in Early Childhood Development and Special Education and a minor in Art for Elementary Education. She currently works for the Mohawk Area School District in the Autistic Support program and is a Hoyt STEAM instructor within the New Castle Area School District’s CANES Club After School Program. Prior to joining the camp staff in 2018, Miss Presnar served as an instructor for the After School Arts program .

 

Mrs. Munnal

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Delany Munnal received a dual degree in Fine Arts and Education Preparation from Slippery Rock University and Carlow College. She is certified Art Teacher with Union Elementary School and a Hoyt STEAM instructor within the New Castle Area School District’s CANES Club After School program.

 

Miss Parish

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Sarah Parish earned both a Masters Degree in Education and Science in Art Education and a BA in Fine Arts from Westminster College. She .is currently a middle school art teacher in the Titusville School District, and a former Hoyt STEAM instructor within the New Castle Area School District’s CANES Club After School Program. Miss Parish also served as the Assistant Education Coordinator at the Hoyt for several years, leading many youth programs.


Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships are available to those demonstrating financial need. Get scholarship application here.