PROGRAMS

Breaks and Ladders

March Break Art Camps
Breaks and Ladders

12 March – 16 March 2018 Day camps

Board games are more than just a source of amusement—they're also a source of creativity!

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Serpents et échelles

Camps artistiques de la relâche de mars
Serpents et échelles

12 mars – 16 mars 2018 Day camps

C'est la semaine de relâche. Que feras-tu de tes temps libres? Viens aux Oakville Galleries et découvre des façons amusantes de voyager dans le temps et l'espace en faisant des œuvres d'art! Tu rêves d'une escapade dans une île tropicale ou tu préfères t'asseoir dans un coin avec un livre? Utilise le dessin, la peinture, le collage et la sculpture pour atteindre la destination de tes rêves!

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Vous avez un message (artistique)

Camps artistiques de la relâche de mars
Vous avez un message (artistique)

19 mars – 23 mars 2018 Day camps

Et si tu pouvais envoyer un exemplaire de ton travail artistique à chacun de tes amis? La culture des zines artistiques et de l’art postal n’aura plus de secrets pour toi!

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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You've Got Mail (Art)

March Break Art Camps
You've Got Mail (Art)

19 March – 23 March 2018 Day camps

What if you could send a copy of your art to each one of your friends? Learn all about the DIY culture of artist zines and mail art.

  • Ages 6 to 10 and 10 to 14
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Paint-tastic

Junior Summer Camps
Paint-tastic

3 July – 6 July 2018* Day camps

Inspired by our summer exhibition, campers will experiment with an assortment of watercolour, tempera and acrylic paints on specialty papers and canvases, creating a suite of paintings in both abstract and realistic styles.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Vaisseau de rêves

Camps en français
Vaisseau de rêves

Du 9 au 13 juillet 2018 Day camps

Voyagez sur un océan de magie et de merveilles à bord de votre propre vaisseau de rêves! Tant à l'intérieur du studio qu'aux abords des bassins des Gairloch Gardens, les participants construiront des minivaisseaux, dessineront des cartes au trésor, concevront une garde-robe digne d'un explorateur et créeront une panoplie d'œuvres sur le thème de la navigation en recourant à la peinture, à la sculpture et au collage.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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A Clay-Date with Friends

Junior Summer Camps
A Clay-Date with Friends

9 July – 13 July 2018 Day camps

Working with clay, campers will create a crew of friendly figures borne straight from their imagination—people, animals, aliens: the sky's the limit!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Rendez-vous avec des amis d’argile

Camps en français
Rendez-vous avec des amis d’argile

Du 16 au 20 juillet 2018 Day camps

Apprends diverses techniques qui te permettront de créer à la main un groupe de personnages sympathiques à partir d'argile autodurcissante. À toi de décider si tu veux modeler des êtres humains, des animaux ou des extraterrestres. Les possibilités sont infinies.

  • De 6 à 12 ans
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Ship of Dreams

Junior Summer Camps
Ship of Dreams

16 July – 20 July 2018 Day camps

Travel away on a sea of magic and wonder in your very own ship of dreams! With workshops taking place both in the studio and out by the ponds in Gairloch Gardens, campers will construct small sea-worthy vessels, make sunken-ship maps, design a wardrobe fit for an explorer, and create a gaggle of other nautical-themed artworks in painting, sculpture and collage.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Stop-Motion Madness

Junior Summer Camps
Stop-Motion Madness

23 July – 27 July 2018 Day camps

Spend the week making your own animated movie. Participants will build characters and props out of modeling clay, fabric and other bits and bobs, then hand-build miniature sets for them.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Painting Intensive

Intermediate Summer Camps
Painting Intensive

23 July – 27 July 2018 Day camps

This week will focus on learning abstract and realistic techniques and colour theory. Working with watercolours, acrylics and oils, youth will spend each day creating a painting in a different medium.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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MeTube

Intermediate Summer Camps
MeTube

30 July – 3 August 2018 Day camps

Back by popular demand! Participants will script, shoot and edit videos of their own design, then learn how to add sound and special effects using iMovie.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Paint-tastic

Junior Summer Camps
Paint-tastic

30 July – 3 August 2018 Day camps

Inspired by our summer exhibition, campers will experiment with an assortment of watercolour, tempera and acrylic paints on specialty papers and canvases, creating a suite of paintings in both abstract and realistic styles.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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A Clay-Date with Friends

Junior Summer Camps
A Clay-Date with Friends

7 August – 10 August 2018* Day camps

Working with clay, campers will create a crew of friendly figures borne straight from their imagination—people, animals, aliens: the sky's the limit!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Mobile Art Cart

Intermediate Summer Camps
Mobile Art Cart

7 August – 10 August 2018 Day camps

Picture this: a cart on wheels, overflowing with all the art supplies you could ever want—and it's yours for the taking. This week, youth will have a chance to dig into their art fantasies and make the creative projects they've been dreaming of with the support of our skilled staff.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Ship of Dreams

Camps for French Learners
Ship of Dreams

13 August– 17 August 2018 Day camps

With workshops taking place both in the studio and out by the ponds in Gairloch Gardens, campers will construct small sea-worthy vessels, make sunken-ship maps and design a wardrobe fit for an explorer.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Book City

Intermediate Summer Camps
Book City

13 August – 17 August 2018 Day camps

Escape to Book City, a world where art and the written word collide! Participants will learn a variety of techniques to elevate stories with illustrations, to make art with comics and scrapbooks and to otherwise combine images and text.

  • Ages 10 to 14
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Ship of Dreams

Junior Summer Camps
Ship of Dreams

13 August – 17 August 2018 Day camps

Travel away on a sea of magic and wonder in your very own ship of dreams! With workshops taking place both in the studio and out by the ponds in Gairloch Gardens, campers will construct small sea-worthy vessels, make sunken-ship maps, design a wardrobe fit for an explorer, and create a gaggle of other nautical-themed artworks in painting, sculpture and collage.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Paint-tastic

Camps for French Learners
Paint-tastic

20 August – 24 August 2018 Day camps

Paint to your heart's delight! Inspired by our summer exhibition, campers will experiment with an assortment of watercolour, tempera and acrylic paints on specialty papers and canvases, creating a suite of paintings in both abstract and realistic styles.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Stop-Motion Madness

Junior Summer Camps
Stop-Motion Madness

20 August – 24 August 2018 Day camps

Spend the week making your own animated movie. Participants will build characters and props out of modeling clay, fabric and other bits and bobs, then hand-build miniature sets for them.

  • Ages 6 to 10
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Crystal Carousels

Camps for French Learners
Crystal Carousels

27 August – 31 August 2018 Day camps

Inspired by the excitement of amusement parks, campers will create an indoor midway replete with games, prizes and carnival treats. In this program, adapted from our Crystal Carousels camp in English, activities in drawing, painting and sculpture will be merged with language lessons designed to build participants' French writing and speaking skills.

  • Ages 6 to 12
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Crystal Carousels

Junior Summer Camps
Crystal Carousels

27 August – 31 August 2018 Day camps

Step right up! Inspired by the excitement of amusement parks, campers will create an indoor midway, replete with games, prizes and carnival treats, all while building their skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, and more!

  • Ages 6 to 10
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