VITA ART CENTER’S 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, and educational projects taught in a hands-on studio environment. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class. Scholarships are available for families with financial need. Contact Mary Perez for more information 805-644-9214


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Summer Art Camp, WEEK 1, Morning
150.00
  • WEEK 1, June 17 - June 21

  • 9am-12pm

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

  • Ages 6-10

Spend the week playing, learning and experimenting as you have a ton of fun experiencing the joy of making art. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. All experience levels are welcome and supported with individualized instruction. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Ceramics, Week 1, afternoon
150.00
  • Week 1: June 17 - June 21

  • 1pm -4pm

  • Instructor: Sonya Burke

  • Ages 6-10

Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in hand building ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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Fantastic Creations, Week 2, Morning
150.00
  • Week 2: June 24 - June 28

  • 9am-12pm

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

  • Ages 6-10

Young artists explore their imagination and creativity while learning to enhance their art skills. Projects include creating imaginary creatures, and drawing from mythology. A variety of techniques and materials will be used throughout the week including painting, drawing and sculpture. The class is structured to encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of skills. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Art & Science, Week 2, Afternoon
150.00
  • Week 2: Jun 24 - Jun 28

  • 1-4pm

  • Ages 6-10

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

Question like a scientist and create like an artist. Projects throughout the week will combine the 2 worlds with hands on activities that include creative thinking and problem-solving. Experiments and art projects will make for a fun and engaging week. We will make some of our own art materials, use art to record what we observe, design, build and have a fun time doing it all. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in.

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Get Creative!, Week 3, Morning
120.00
  • Week 3: Jul 1 - Jul 5

  • 9am-12pm

  • NO CLASS JULY 4

  • Ages 6-10

  • Instructor: Kathleen Kaller

Build confidence in your inner artist.  We will use our intuition, and our unique creative choices to develop your artistic voice.  Process enriched projects using mixed mediums including: paint, oil pastels & collage. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in.

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Fairy Houses, Week 3, Afternoon
120.00
  • Week 3: July 1 - July 5, no class July 4

  • 1pm-4pm

  • Ages 6-10

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

    We will spend the week designing and then building our very own fairy house with furniture and gardens. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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Art & Science, Week 4, Morning
150.00
  • Week 4: July 8 - July 12

  • 9am-12pm

  • Ages 6-10

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

Question like a scientist and create like an artist. Projects throughout the week will combine the 2 worlds with hands on activities that include creative thinking and problem-solving. Experiments and art projects will make for a fun and engaging week. We will make some of our own art materials, use art to record what we observe, design, build and have a fun time doing it all. 

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Get Creative!, Week 4, Afternoon
150.00
  • Week 4: July 8- July 12

  • 1pm-4pm

  • Ages 6-12

  • Instructor: Kathleen Kaller

Build confidence in your inner artist.  We will use our intuition, and our unique creative choices to develop your artistic voice.  Process enriched projects using mixed mediums including: paint, oil pastels & collage. 

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Nature of Art, Week 5, Morning
150.00
  • Week 5, July 15 - July 19

  • Time: 9am-12pm

  • Ages: 6-10

  • Instructor: Kathleen Kaller

Looking at the many sources of inspiration that exists in nature. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including creating our own natural dyes, and paints, printmaking and more. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Ocean Inspiration, Week 5, Afternoon
150.00
  • Week 5: July 15 - July 19

  • 1pm-4pm

  • Ages 6-10

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

Down by the sea, deep under the sea, real and imagined, the ocean is an endless source of inspiration. Drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture and lots of fun will all be included in this week long camp

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Mini Dream House, Week 6, Morning
150.00
  • Week 6, July 22 - July 26

  • 9am - 12pm

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

  • Ages 6-10

This is the week to build your dream home, tree house, fairy house, castle or whatever tickles your fancy, all in miniature. We will spend the week building our houses and everything to go inside it. Furniture, Wallpaper, flooring and more. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Ceramics, Week 6, Afternoon
150.00
  • Week 6: July 22 - July 26

  • 1pm -4pm

  • Instructor: Sonya Burke

  • Ages 6-10

Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in hand building ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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Ceramics, Week 7, Morning
150.00
  • Week 7: Jul 29 - Aug 2

  • 9am-12pm

  • Instructor: Sonya Burke

  • Ages 6-10

Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in hand building ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Summer Art Camp, WEEK 7, Afternoon
150.00
  • WEEK 7, Jul 29 - Aug 2

  • 1-4pm

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

  • $150 half day,

Spend the week playing, learning and experimenting as you have a ton of fun experiencing the joy of making art. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. All experience levels are welcome and supported with individualized instruction. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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Animal Art Bonanza, Week 8, Morning
150.00
  • Week 8: Aug 5 - Aug 9

  • 9am-12pm

  • Ages 6-10

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

If your an animal lover, this is the class for you! All of the inspiration for this camp will be from the animal kingdom. Throughout this fun week we will be exploring different art forms such as painting, drawing, mixed media media, sculpting and more. Pack a snack and beverage. Dress in clothes you don’t mind getting messy.

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FULL DAY OPTION: If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for both the morning and afternoon sessions separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days. Kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

Fantastic Creations, Week 8, Afternoon
150.00
  • Week 8: Aug 5 - Aug 9

  • 1-4pm

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

  • Ages 6-10

Young artists explore their imagination and creativity while learning to enhance their art skills. Projects include creating imaginary creatures, and drawing from mythology. A variety of techniques and materials will be used throughout the week including painting, drawing and sculpture. The class is structured to encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of skills. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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Ceramics, Week 9, Morning
150.00
  • Week 9: Aug 12 - Aug 16

  • 9am-12pm

  • Instructor: Sonya Burke

  • Ages 6-10

Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in hand building ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. 

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