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NEW! Summer Art Camp for Tweens (ages 10-12): Carving Techniques & Illustration and Character Design (August 5-9, 2019)

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CourseGraphic NEW! Summer Art Camp for Tweens (ages 10-12)
Monday-Friday, 10AM-3PM
Is your budding artist ready to graduate to the next level of art camp? This NEW offering is especially for tweens, allowing them to explore art media and techniques in greater depth, during two daily studio sessions. Our talented teaching artists will guide tweens in developing their own personal style, and making art to be proud of.  On Fridays, celebrate your tween’s creations during our culminating art exhibition from 2-3PM.

Carving Techniques & Illustration and Character Design
August 5-9, 2019, 10AM-3PM

Carving Techniques
Create art in the round! Tweens will learn to use sculpting tools and techniques to create 3D sculptures.Tweens will go beyond just the hand-building process; they will learn more advanced techniques to refine and build their sculptures with carving tools. Students will work with a variety of sculpture materials and complete a 3D sculpture during this camp.

Illustration and Character Design
Create your own characters for comics and story books! Tweens will explore gesture drawing, perspective, foreshortening, and figurative anatomy in order to draw amazing comics. Instruction will also cover illustrating facial expressions for characters, as well as developing facial features and structure.

Daily Summer Art Camp for Tweens Schedule
8-9:45am Extended Care (optional)
9:45-10am Check-In
10am-12:15pm Morning Studio Session
12:15-12:45pm Lunch (brought from home)
12:45-3pm Afternoon Studio Session
3-3:15pm Pick-Up
3:30-5:30pm Extended Care (optional)

Optional Extended Care
We offer early drop-off starting at 8AM, and late pick-up until 5:30PM. The following options are available as add-on items during checkout:
$25 for drop-off OR pick-up per day
$100 for a full week of drop-off OR pick-up
$175 for a full week of drop-off AND pick-up

Discounted early bird tuition rates are in effect through 2/18/19. Tuition increases on 2/19/19. 


Class Details

5 Sessions

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey




Registration Closes On
Monday, August 5, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/5/2019 - 8/9/2019 Daily - Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Summit, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey  Map TBD 

Store Information

* denotes items required with registration.
Item Name SKU Price **
Single Day - Camp Early Drop-Off SingleCampDropOff $25.00
Single Day - Camp Late Pick-Up SingleCampPickUp $25.00
Full Week - Camp Early Drop-Off Beginning 8am FullWeekCampDropOff $100.00
Full Week - Camp Late Pick-Up Until 5:30pm FullWeekCampPickUp $100.00
Full Week - Camp Early Drop-Off And Late Pick-Up FullWeekExtendedDayEarlyandLate $175.00
** Price can vary based on attributes.