Visual Arts Classes for Kids

Need-based scholarships are available for many classes. Contact director@communityartscenter.net or 859.236.4054 to request more information. If your child loves art, we want them in these classes!!

If you have a younger art-lover (not in school yet), check out our Munchkin & Me class! And artists of every age enjoy Lisi’s Art Lab!

Jul
8
Mon
Dino Art Camp
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dino Art Camp

Dino Art Camp
July 8 to 12, 2019
9am to 12pm | $100 per camper*
Open to rising kindergarten to 2nd graders
Instructor: Brandon Long

This camp is sold out! To put your child’s name on the waiting list, please contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net).

Join us for a week of dino-themed art activities that highlight a range of different techniques and artistic styles. This might just be the coolest camp in history!

Register here.

* Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Myths and Monsters Camp
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Myths and Monsters Camp

Myths and Monsters Camp
July 8 to 12, 2019
1pm to 4pm | $100 per camper*
Open to rising 3rd to 6th graders
Instructor: Kate Snyder

This camp is sold out! To put your name on the waiting list, please contact Kate (kate@communityartscenter.net).

Are you ready to go head-to-head with the powers of the ancient world? We’ll dive into the classic stories of Greek mythology with projects inspired by Medusa, Athena, Hercules and more.

This camp is generously sponsored by our friends at Danville Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery!

Register here.

* Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Jul
9
Tue
Ceramic Leaf Bird Feeder
Jul 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Ceramic Leaf Bird Feeder

Ceramic Leaf Bird Feeder
Tuesdays, July 9 and 23 | 5pm to 6:30pm
$35 per person | Open to ages 8+
Instructor: Dionna Baker

Treat your feathered friends to a hand-made feeder that is functional and beautiful! In this workshop, you will create a hanging bird feeder, shaped from three overlapping ceramic leaves. No experience needed – our instructor will guide you through the creative process. This is a two-week workshop. You will create your piece in Week 1 and glaze it in Week 2. Note that the class weeks are not consecutive as this project requires drying time.

Register here

Jul
15
Mon
Dollhouse Camp
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dollhouse Camp

Dollhouse Camp
July 15 to 19, 2019
1pm to 4pm | $130 per camper*
Open to rising 2nd to 6th graders
Instructor: Niki Kinkade

Campers will personalize their very own dollhouses – painting the home, adding wallpaper, works of art, furniture, figures, miniature food, and so much more. At the end of camp, you’ll have a wonderfully unique dollhouse to keep and treasure! We will also enjoy a field trip to the Great American Dollhouse Museum. This camp is great for girls and boys. 
 
This camp is generously sponsored by our friends at Sam Dexter Insurance Agency!
 
Your registration fee includes a non-refundable $30 materials fee that covers the cost of your 24″ wooden dollhouse.

Register here.

* Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Jul
16
Tue
Puppy Camp
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Puppy Camp

Puppy Camp
July 16 and 18, 2019
9:00am to 11:30am | $50 per camper*
Open to ages 3 to 5

This camp is sold out! To add your child’s name to the waiting list, please contact Kate (kate@communityartscenter.net)

We think puppies and preschoolers are the perfect combination. We’ll create puppy-themed artwork and even welcome a fuzzy special guest to camp one day! This is a drop-off camp (parents do not need to stay) but all campers must be potty-trained. Registration is limited to 12 students to ensure lots of one-on-one attention. 

Register here

* Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Starry Night Studio: Wheelbarrow Planter
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Starry Night Studio: Wheelbarrow Planter

Starry Night Studio: Wheelbarrow Planter
Tuesday, July 16 | 6pm to 8:30pm
$30 per person
Instructor: Paula Whitaker

Did you know that July is American Grown Flowers Month? We’re teaming up with our friends at the Boyle County Cooperative Extension to celebrate flowers in our community. Join us for this beginner painting workshop – no previous experience required!
 
Class registration includes all materials. 

Register here

Jul
21
Sun
Mini Garden Workshop for Kids
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Mini Garden Workshop for Kids

Mini Garden Workshop for Kids
Sunday, July 21 | 2pm to 3:30pm
$5 per garden
Open to children and families

Join us for an afternoon of art and flowers! We are partnering with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension to celebrate American-Grown Flowers Month by creating beautiful mini-gardens. Participants will each fill their own planter with an array of fresh flowers (not necessarily those in the picture!). We will also decorate garden stakes and kindness rocks to add to the magic of our gardens.

Thanks to the Garden Club of Danville for helping to underwrite this event! The registration fee is per-garden. Children 8 and up may register alone. Younger children should bring a supportive adult. 

Register here

Jul
22
Mon
Christmas in July
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Christmas in July

Christmas in July
July 22 to 26, 2019
9am to 12pm | $100 per camper*
Open to rising kindergarten to 5th graders
Instructor: Patti Wright

Don’t let the thermometer fool you – it’s time for a wintery arts extravaganza! In this whimsical arts adventure, campers will explore a range of techniques and media as we make artwork that celebrates the Christmas season (a few months early!).

This camp is generously sponsored by our friends at Atmos Energy.

Register here.

* Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Project Runway Camp
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Project Runway Camp

Project Runway Camp
July 22 to 26, 2019
9am to 2pm | $150*
Open to rising 4th to 8th graders
Instructor: Soreyda Benedit-Begley

This camp is sold out! To add your child’s name to the waiting list, please contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net).

We are pleased to welcome Lexington fashion designer Soreyda Benedit-Begley back to Project Runway Camp this summer! During this hands-on fashion camp, students will learn basic sewing techniques and will create wearable pieces using recycled and re-purposed materials. 
 
Registration fee includes all materials. Campers need to pack a lunch.

Register here.

* Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Jul
29
Mon
Dramatic Difference Acting Camp
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Dramatic Difference Acting Camp

Dramatic Difference Acting Camp
July 29 to August 2, 2019
9am to 2pm | $150 per camper*
Open to rising 4th to 8th graders
Instructor: Beth Marlowe

In this camp, young artists will explore all the different characters they can become using their bodies, voices, and imaginations. We will play a variety of theater and improvisation games while allowing artists to mold their individual talents into a small production on the final day. We’re excited to welcome long-time community theater director and actor Beth Marlowe as our lead instructor for this camp! Campers need to pack a lunch.
 
This camp is made possible through the generous support of the Dr. Larry Scott Fine Arts Access Fund. 

Register here.

Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Aug
6
Tue
Little Picassos Mini Camp
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Little Picassos Mini Camp

Little Picassos Mini Camp
August 6 & 8, 2019
9:00am to 11:30am | $50 per camper*
Open to ages 3 to 5

This camp is sold out! To put your child’s name on the waiting list, please contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net).

All tiny artists love to paint. This is their chance! We’ll spend two days exploring all the exciting possibilities of paint, using brushes, fingers, and anything else we find in the classroom. This is a drop-off camp (parents do not need to stay) but all campers must be potty-trained. Registration is limited to 12 students to ensure lots of one-on-one attention. 

Register here.

* Save 10% when you register for three or more camps this summer! Use the code MORECAMP at checkout. Need-based scholarships and payment plans are also available to help make art camp work with your family’s budget. Contact Kate Snyder (kate@communityartscenter.net) for details.

Clay Wall Pockets
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Clay Wall Pockets

Clay Wall Pockets
Tuesdays, August 6 and 20 | 5pm to 6:30pm
$35 per person | Open to ages 8+
Instructor: Dionna Baker

Create a beautiful addition to your backyard garden with these ceramic wall ‘pockets.’ This is a great class for families to take together – you can create a group of pockets! This is a two-week workshop. You will build your pocket in Week 1 an glaze in Week 2. Note that the class sessions are not consecutive – this project requires drying time!

Register here