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Summer Camps 2017

Telfair Museums is the place for fun and creativity in the summer!

The summer camp program at the Jepson Center offers rich, engaging, age-appropriate experiences for your aspiring artist.

 

Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp A

Ages: 10–12
May 30–June 2 (No camp Monday, May 29)
9am–3pm
Member $160/Non-member $180

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This four-day camp is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills and begin the process of developing a portfolio. Students will focus on measurement, proportion, perspective, and use of value to create volume and space. The camp will also include practice portraiture and sketching from clothed models. The Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp is a great class for students to learn and advance the skills necessary for developing art portfolios.

 

Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp B

Ages: 12–14
July 3–7 (No camp Tuesday, July 4)
9am–3pm
Member $160/Non-member $180

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This four-day camp is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills and begin the process of developing a portfolio. Students will focus on measurement, proportion, perspective, and use of value to create volume and space. The camp will also include practice portraiture and sketching from clothed models. The Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp is a great class for students to learn and advance the skills necessary for developing art portfolios.

 

Master Artist Photography Session A

Ages: 10–12
June 5–9
9am–3pm
Member $200/Non-member $235

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This intensive, weeklong program focuses on black-and-white and digital photography, as well as the basic functions of 35mm manual cameras. While instructors emphasize the advancements of digital media and Adobe Photoshop, they will also cover conventional methods of film photography, including pinhole cameras, to supplement the experience. The camp features student use of both manual and digital cameras. This camp will utilize the William Wegman: Improved Photography exhibition as inspiration for on-location shoots in the historic district. The program will culminate with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Jepson Center.

 

Master Artist Photography Session B

Ages: 13–16
June 12–16
9am–3pm
Member $200/Non-member $235

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This intensive, weeklong program focuses on black-and-white and digital photography, as well as the basic functions of 35mm manual cameras. While instructors emphasize the advancements of digital media and Adobe Photoshop, they will also cover conventional methods of film photography, including pinhole cameras, to supplement the experience. The camp features student use of both manual and digital cameras. This camp will utilize the William Wegman: Improved Photography exhibition as inspiration for on-location shoots in the historic district. The program will culminate with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Jepson Center.

 

Raising STEAM: Technology, Art, and Electronics

Ages: 10–12
June 19–23
9am–3pm
Member $200/Non-member $235

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This comprehensive STEAM Camp gives young people the opportunity to explore the artistic potential of technology. In this weeklong camp, students will learn to use a variety of technologies and methods to create and express themselves. Students will explore 3D printing, create images with Adobe Photoshop, and solder their own electronic-noise toys. Participants will also learn basic computer programming with Arduino microcontrollers. The program culminates with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Jepson Center.

 

Art with the Pros

Ages: 6–10
June 26–29
9am–3pm
Member $175/Non-member $195

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Each day, this camp will feature a different local artist providing a unique lesson based on his or her medium. Lunch in Telfair Square (weather permitting), breaks and games in ArtZeum, and special tours of the galleries are all included. Students will learn to give constructive criticism on their own and their peers’ artwork. The program culminates with a student art exhibition and a reception in the Jepson Center.

 

Video Game Development A

Ages: 12–14
July 10–14
9am–3pm
Member $175/Non-member $195

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Full STEAM ahead! In this weeklong camp, students will build their own video games. Students will explore, play, and learn computer programming from scratch using open-source game-making programs. The summer camp culminates with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ games in the Jepson Center’s Morrison Community Gallery.

 

Video Game Development B

Ages: 14–18
July 17–21
9am–3pm
Member $175/Non-member $195

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Full STEAM ahead! In this weeklong camp, students will build their own video games. Students will explore, play, and learn computer programming from scratch using open-source game-making programs. The summer camp culminates with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ games in the Jepson Center’s Morrison Community Gallery.

 

Museum Explorations Pre-K Camp

Ages: 4–6
half day, July 24–July 28
9am–noon
Member $100/Non-member $125

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Stave off summer doldrums! Exploring Telfair Museums’ three sites and exhibitions has never been so much fun. Each day, participants will tour a new exhibit and learn to create the very same types of art seen in the galleries. Find inspiration with instruction in drawing, painting, and printmaking. Students immerse themselves in innovative arts lessons taught by professional artists.

 

Crafters Camp

Ages: 8–11
July 17–21
9am–3pm
Member $175/Non-member $195

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The Ultimate Crafty Kids Camp is packed with a variety of projects: screen printing, knitting, friendship bracelets, calligraphy folder paper, and much more. In this weeklong camp, students will explore and learn techniques in a rich variety of crafts that will inspire and develop their desire to be independent makers.

 

Video Game Design with Scratch

Ages: 9–12
half day, July 24–July 28
9am–noon
Member $100/Non-member $125

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This summer camp teaches beginning students how to create their own video game using Scratch, a colorful programming environment that makes it easy to bring interactive stories to life. In class, students collaborate on developing a game from the beginning to final polish. A fun and informative way to introduce younger students to the art of video game development.

 

All materials are included and the campers’ work is featured in a weekly exhibition and reception for family and friends. Please provide your child with a brown bag lunch, water bottle and snack.

 

Refund Policy
Full refund: 8 weeks prior to start of camp
50% refund: 6-8 weeks prior to start of camp
No refunds: 6 weeks prior to start of camp