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ART CLASSES - Ages 6 to 10

VITA ART CENTERS art classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for children & teens. Classes are taught by professional artists and instructors who design fun, challenging and educational projects taught in a hands-on studio environment. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class. Scholarships available, call Mary Perez at 805-644-9214 for more information.

For Scholarship Application click here

Please print and fill out a Student Emergency Form prior to the first class. Click here for form

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SUMMER 2015 CLASSES-scroll down for listings

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SUMMER ART CAMP
CLASS FULL - SUMMER WEEK 1
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 15 - June 19, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW1AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Camp is fun, engaging and educational! This specialized program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our exceptional and enthusiastic instructors in a hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture and print making while creating amazing works of art. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting messy. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: CLASS FULL - WAITING LIST
 
To register for this class click here

SCULPTING THE FANTASTIC
SUMMER Week 1, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 15 - June 19, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW1PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Students explore their imagination and creativity while learning to create 3D sculpture. Young artists will design and create imaginary creatures while working in a variety of materials to create one of a kind sculptural art pieces. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning classes.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART JOURNALS & CREATIVE DRAWING
SUMMER, Week 2, 2015
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: June 22 - June 26, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW2AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Instructors Colin Gray and Mary Perez will work with the kids to create their own unique handmade journal. They will then fill their journals with drawings. Instructor Colin Gray will engage the kids in fun drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

ART FACTORY, up-cycled art
SUMMER Week 2, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 22 - June 26, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW2PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Young artists will rethink everyday discarded and found objects and give them a new life by up-cycling them into amazing pieces of art. Students explore, combine, layer and experiment with both traditional and nontraditional materials to create one-of-a-kind compositions and fabulous 3D formations.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning classes.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

SCULPTURE ART EXPLORATION
SUMMER, Week 3, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 29 - July 3, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW3AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Young artists will design and create their own fantastic creatures and more. This week is all about building 3D art. Students will work in a variety of materials to create one of a kind sculptural art pieces. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

SUMMER ART CAMP
SUMMER Week 3, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 29 - July 3, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW3PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Camp is fun, engaging and educational! This specialized program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our exceptional and enthusiastic instructors in a hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture and print making while creating amazing works of art. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting messy. Please bring a snack and a drink.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning classes.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

WORLD OF ART
CLASS FULL - SUMMER WEEK 4
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 6 - July 10, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW4AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Travel around the world with art as our guide. Young explorers will experience the arts of the world's many different cultures. Painting, printmaking, and sculpture are covered in this tour of art around the world. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: CLASS FULL - WAITING LIST
 
To register for this class click here

FELT, SOFT SCULPTURE
Class full- SUMMER Week 4, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 6 - July 10, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW4PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Students will design and make their own soft sculpture. They will start by creating a sketch of their design, make a pattern and then sew it together by hand. No previous sewing experience is necessary.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning class.

 
Fees: Class full
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
SUMMER, Week 5, 2015
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: July 13 - July 17, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW5AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

FANTASTIC CREATIONS
SUMMER, Week 5, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 13 - July 17, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW5PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Students explore their imagination and creativity while learning to enhance their art skills. Projects include creating imaginary creatures, and drawing from mythology. The class is structured to encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of skills.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning classes.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

SUMMER ART CAMP
SUMMER, Week 6, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 20 - July 24, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW6AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Camp is fun, engaging and educational! This specialized program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our exceptional and enthusiastic instructors in a hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture and print making while creating amazing works of art. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting messy. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

SCULPTURE ART EXPLORATION
SUMMER, Week 6, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 20 - July 24, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW6PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Young artists will design and create their own fantastic creatures and more. This week is all about building 3D art. Students will work in a variety of materials to create one of a kind sculptural art pieces. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning session.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

WORLD OF ART
CLASS FULL - SUMMER WEEK 7
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 27 - July 31, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW7AM
Ages 6-10
 

worldofart.jpg
Travel around the world with art as our guide. Young explorers will experience the arts of the world's many different cultures. Painting, printmaking, and sculpture are covered in this tour of art around the world. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: CLASS FULL - WAITING LIST
 
To register for this class click here

ART FACTORY, up-cycled art
CLASS FULL - SUMMER WEEK 7
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 27 - July 31, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW7PM
Ages 6-10
 

artfactory.jpg
Young artists will rethink everyday discarded and found objects and give them a new life by up-cycling them into amazing pieces of art. Students explore, combine, layer and experiment with both traditional and nontraditional materials to create one-of-a-kind compositions and fabulous 3D formations.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning session.

 
Fees: CLASS FULL - WAITING LIST
 
To register for this class click here

SUMMER ART CAMP
SUMMER, Week 8, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: August - 3 - August 7, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9am-12pm
Class Code: CSW8AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Camp is fun, engaging and educational! This specialized program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our exceptional and enthusiastic instructors in a hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture and print making while creating amazing works of art. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting messy. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

NATURE OF ART
SUMMER, Week 8, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: August - 3 - August 7, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW8PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Young artists look to the art that exists in nature for inspiration for a variety of creative projects. In the process, the course develops art techniques, skills and natural science awareness. The class will explore a variety of media.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning classes.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
SUMMER, Week 9, 2015
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: August 10 - August 14, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9 am - 12 pm
Class Code: CSW9AM
Ages 6-10
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. Participants should dress in clothes they don't mind getting dirty. Please bring a snack and a drink.

If you're interested in a full day camp, sign up separately for our afternoon class. Kids should pack a lunch, they will have a supervised lunch break and free time from 12-1 p.m.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here

FANTASTIC CREATIONS
SUMMER, Week 9, 2015
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: August 10 - August 14, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: CSW9PM
Ages 6-10
 

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Students explore their imagination and creativity while learning to enhance their art skills. Projects include creating imaginary creatures, and drawing from mythology. The class is structured to encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of skills.

The afternoon camp can serve as an extended day for kids in the morning classes.

 
Fees: $100.บบ
 
To register for this class click here