Summer Art Camp

SUMMER ART CAMP 2015

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Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp. We offer accomplished teaching artists, small class sizes, flexible schedules, a variety of media and excellent facilities. Classes range from exploratory creative expression to rigorous investigation of design principles. We are committed to nurturing children’s love for creating art, whatever their age, interest or skill level may be.


CAMP LINKS

Why Summer Art Camp?

Camp Schedule

Course Catalog (coming in late March)
Staff

Tuition
Scholarships
Registration
 (opens April 1)
Showcase

Art in the Park Germantown
Portfolio Development
Summer Academy
Summer Art Camp Junior

Updates
Contact
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Why Summer Art Camp?

  • Learn visual art skills
  • Explore your creativity
  • Discover new media
  • Create your own works of art
  • Join a community of artists
  • Gain the confidence to express yourself
  • Show your work in the Summer Showcase
  • Make new friends
  • Have fun!

Summer Art Camp provides… 

  • Experienced degree-holding art educators
  • 1:8 adult/student ratio
  • Flexible class schedules with lots of class choices
  • A supportive creative community
  • A variety of inspiring media
  • Excellent college studios
  • Supplies and equipment
  • An artists’ showcase and reception in our Main Gallery

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CAMP SCHEDULE

We offer flexible scheduling, with week-long sessions and morning and afternoon classes. Campers can attend half day (morning or afternoon) or full day. Extended care is also available before and after camp hours for an additional fee.

DATES 
Week 1: June 8–12
Week 2: June 15–19
Week 3: June 22–26
Week 4: July 6–10

HOURS
Morning: 9 a.m.–noon
Afternoon: 1–4 p.m.
Full day: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Extended care mornings: 8–9 a.m.
Extended care afternoons: 4–5 p.m.

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STAFF

Our instructors are trained artists who love teaching and sharing the joy of art-making with others. Summer Art Camp instructors have earned at least a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and some hold higher degrees and/or teaching certificates. Most classes also have a dedicated teaching assistant, making the adult/child ratio no greater than 1 to 8. All Summer Art Camp administrators, instructors and staff are carefully screened and subjected to a nationwide background check.

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TUITION

Full-day tuition: $340/week
Half-day tuition: $170/week

Tuition includes supplies and equipment, except where noted in the class description.

Extended Care
Mornings: 8–9 a.m.: $25/week
Afternoons: 4–5 p.m.: $25/week
Morning and Afternoon: $50/week

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SHOWCASE

Don’t miss our fabulous Summer Art Camp Showcase! We’ll select one piece of artwork from each camper to display in our Main Gallery. Families are invited to view the show at any time, but a reception in honor of our young artists will be held at the close of the exhibition. We hope you can attend.

July 18–26
Rust Hall, Main Gallery

Gallery Hours:
Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and Sunday, noon – 4 p.m.

Closing Reception: Sunday, July 26, 2–4 p.m.

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Art in the Park Germantown (details coming soon)

Summer Art Camp Junior (details coming soon)

Portfolio Development (details coming soon)


UPDATES

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CONTACT

We are happy to provide additional information or answer any questions you may have about Summer Art Camp. Please call (901) 272-5142 or email commed@mca.edu if you need our assistance.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Office Closings 

Monday, May 25: Memorial Day
Wednesday, June 3: Staff Training
Friday, July 3: Independence Day

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