Summer Art Camp 2022

June 6, 2022 – July 29, 2022

(no classes Monday, July 4th)

 REGISTER TODAY!

VBMA Summer Art Camp is designed to offer an environment for young artists to explore ideas, develop skills, help build self esteem, and encourage creativity through experiencing, making, and learning about all aspects of art.

VBMA Summer Art Camp includes a wide range of hands-on and minds-on activities that engage the imagination and spark kids to make their own original creations. Our expert instructors are professionally trained in getting the best work from their students in a fun, welcoming setting.

CLICK HERE to join the SAC team as an instructor, counselor or teen volunteer!
(Click here for Teen Volunteer Application)

Summer Art Camp

How to Register
Summer Art Camp brochures are available at the Vero Beach Museum of Art or by clicking here.
Online, i
n person or via mail (Download registration form here): Vero Beach Museum of Art, 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963 ATTN: Camp

Online: Each morning and afternoon session and optional lunch requires a separate registration.

Faculty
All Summer Art Camp faculty are professional art educators who have extensive experience working with children in informal and formal learning environments. All SAC instructors, counselors, and teen volunteers have undergone FL State Level II background checks. CLICK HERE to see Instructor Biographies.

Kids at Summer Art Camp
Summer Art Camp Sponsor: 
Robertson Foundation

Daily Schedule
Classes take place Monday – Friday
Morning Sessions (AM): 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon Sessions (PM): 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Optional Supervised Lunch (Pack a lunch): 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Drop-Off and Pick-Up Times
AM Drop-Off Begins: 9:00 am
AM Pick-Up: 12:30 pm      
PM Drop-Off Begins: 1:00 pm
PM Pick-Up: 4:30 pm

Cost
Each week-long class is $100 for Members and $125 for Non-members (Includes supplies). Optional supervised lunch (Pack a lunch) is $35 per week.

What to Wear
Your child will be in a studio-based, art-making camp setting using materials in a safe and create manner. Please remember to dress for mess.

Snacks
Campers take daily snack breaks, so be sure to pack a healthy drink and snack* as well. There will be no vending machine available. (*Please, no peanut-based products)

Supervised Lunch
For those who would like their camper to stay for lunch, supervised lunch care is available from 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Cost is $35 per camper per week. Lunch is not provided, so be sure to pack one.

Absences
We reserve space for each child exclusively during the registered week(s). Tuition payments are final. Make-up classes are not offered.

Cancellation Policy
The Vero Beach Museum of Art reserves the right to cancel any session if enrollment isn’t sufficient. In this case, any tuition paid will be refunded in full. If your child will not be attending any registered session, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can offer the space to another child.

Refund Policy
Requests for refunds are made in writing, two weeks prior to start of registered session. You will be issued a refund of tuition, minus a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after that time.

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES CLASSES
Intensives are offered weekly during morning and afternoon sessions. Explore The Artist Within! These summer classes are for the student looking for a mini-course in the creative possibilities of a particular artistic medium. Campers will build their skills and the artist’s portfolio each day in a real studio environment.

 

CLASSES AND REGISTRATION BELOW:

Week 1 | Backyard Mysteries | June 6 – 10
Week 2 | Up All Night | June 13 – 17
Week 3 | Everyday Life | June 20 – 24
Week 4 | Horsing Around | June 27 – July 1
Week 5 | Nature Unleashed | July 5 – 8 (No class Monday, July 4)
Week 6 | Outside the Box | July 11 – 15
Week 7 | Sea Into the Future | July 18 – 22
Week 8 | How High Can I Fly? | July 25 – 29

Click each Week to view and register for Summer Art Camp!

Week 5 | NATURE UNLEASHED | July 5 – 8 (No class Monday, July 4)

Campers will be encouraged to observe the wild world around them and will learn about animals, plants, the landscape and nature’s processes and how they all come together. They will have the opportunity to express their world utilizing different artistic mediums. Unleash the artist within!

MORNING 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

5 – 6 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo
Class #SC30 $80 Museum members / $100 non members Session is full, waiting list available
7 – 9 year olds – Sandy Bachmann
Class #SC31 $80 Museum members / $100 non members  Session is full, waiting list available
10 – 12 year olds – Camy DeMario
Class #SC32 $80 Museum members / $100 non members  Register for SC32

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Painting 101
10 – 16 year olds – Tyler Evin    Register for SC33

Class #SC33 $100 Museum members / $125 non members 
Students will learn different basic techniques for transferring images onto canvas and how to begin a painting, from start to finish. They will learn about blending and mixing the correct way
to use different types of brushes and canvases.

 

Supervised lunch: Lunch care Session 5

 
AFTERNOON 1:30 am – 4:30 pm

7-9 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo
Class #SC34 $80 Museum members / $100 non members Session is full, waiting list available
10-12 year olds – Lianne Preston
Class #SC35 $80 Museum members / $100 non members Session is full, waiting list available

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Wheel-Thrown Ceramics
10 – 16 year olds – Kent Johnson  
Class #SC36 $195 Museum members / $220 non members Register for SC36
(WEEK ONE OF TWO-WEEK CLASS)
Learn to throw on the wheel the easy way! Make bowls or elegant vases with simple techniques. No clay experience necessary.

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Watercolor Techniques
10-16 year olds – Lianne Preston  
Class #SC37 $80 Museum members / $100 non members Register for SC37
This is an exploratory class in watercolor techniques. Students will use additional and well as non-traditional items such as string, toothbrushes, wire, and tape.

Week 6 | OUTSIDE THE BOX | July 11 – 15

Explore creative and unusual ideas. Campers learn and create in a safe compassionate environment, where they have the freedom to explore the world around them, enhance their self-confidence and discover a deeper understanding of their self-expression through art.

MORNING 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

5 – 6 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo
Class #SC38 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC38
7 – 9 year olds – Camy DeMario
Class #SC39 $100 Museum members / $125 non members  Session is full, waiting list available
10 – 12 year olds – Sandy Bachmann    
Class #SC40 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC40

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Advanced Painting Techniques
10 – 16 year olds – Lianne Preston
Class #SC41 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC41
Students who have taken Painting 101 will enjoy this advanced course. They will continue to work on basic techniques for transferring images onto canvas and the painting techniques they learned previously, then continuing on with advanced techniques and composition.

 

Supervised lunch: Lunch care Session 6

 

AFTERNOON 1:30 am – 4:30 pm

7 – 9 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo
Class #SC42 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC42
10 – 12 year olds – Tina Floyd
Class #SC43 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC43

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Abstract Art
10 – 16 year olds – Lianne Preston
Class #SC44 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC44
Campers will learn the styles of abstract art, such as non-objective, cubism, and expressionism, through a simplified and fun exploration of artists, such as Jackson Pollock and Pablo
Picasso. Try drip painting, geometric and organic shapes in collages, mixed media, and three-dimensional projects

Week 7 | SEA INTO THE FUTURE | July 18 – 22

This week we will dive into everything ocean. There is a whole other world beneath the surface. Campers will be led on artistic adventures in a variety of mediums and techniques to encourage art appreciation and explore their own creativity. Anything is possible! 

MORNING 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

5 – 6 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo
Class #SC45 $100 Museum members / $125 non members (This session is full – wait list available)
7 – 9 year olds – Tina Floyd
Class #SC46 $100 Museum members / $125 non members  (This session is full – wait list available)
10 – 12 year olds – Camy DeMario
Class #SC47 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC47

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Mixed Media
10 – 16 year olds – Lianne Preston
Class #SC48 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC48
For those who like a little bit of everything! Expand your creative boundaries by investigating a variety of art mediums. Discover simple ways to create stunning mixed media art with kids using everyday supplies.

 

Supervised lunch: Lunch care Session 7

 
AFTERNOON 1:30 am – 4:30 pm

7 – 9 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo
Class #SC49 $100 Museum members / $125 non members (This session is full – wait list available)
10 – 12 year olds – Tina Floyd
Class #SC50 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC50

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Drawing 101
10 – 16 year olds – Lianne Preston
Class #SC51 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC51
Young artists will learn classic drawing techniques using a variety of media, such as graphite charcoal, and pen and ink.

Week 8 | HOW HIGH CAN I FLY? | July 25 – 29

We will be focusing on anything that flies; animals, insects, planes, balloons, kites, rockets and more.  Let your imagination soar this week while exploring style and form. Come find out what it takes to make your artwork really soar.

MORNING 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

5 – 6 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo    
Class #SC52 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC52
7 – 9 year olds – Camy DeMario
Class #SC53 $100 Museum members / $125 non members  Session is full, waiting list available
10 – 12 year olds – Tina Floyd
Class #SC54 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC54

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Basics of Pastels
10 – 16 year olds – Lianne Preston
Class #SC55 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC55
Join us this week to learn the basics of pastels, an easy and fun way to begin! In a few short steps, campers will be on their way to creating their own pastel masterpieces.

 

Supervised lunch: Lunch care Session 8

 

AFTERNOON 1:30 am – 4:30 pm

7 – 9 year olds – Stephanie Lovallo
Class #SC56 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC56
10 – 12 year olds – Tina Floyd
Class #SC57 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC57

YOUNG ARTIST INTENSIVES Advanced Painting Techniques
10 – 16 year olds – Lianne Preston
Class #SC58 $100 Museum members / $125 non members Register for SC58
Students who have taken Painting 101 will enjoy this advanced course. They will continue to work on basic techniques for transferring images onto canvas and the painting techniques they
learned previously, then continuing on with advanced techniques and composition.