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Summer Art Colony 2018 at 103 Charlton

Monday - Friday

June 18 - September 7, 2018

9 AM - 5 PM

$595

per week

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Spend the summer with Children’s Museum of the Arts at the museum on 103 Charlton Street! CMA’s week-long summer camps run from June through September at the museum in SoHo. Your child can dive into photography, explore the arts of ancient times, learn how to animate their own film, illustrate their own story, and so much more!

These technique-based classes are led by CMA’s team of Teaching Artists who design each camp’s curriculum off their own artistic practices. Campers have the unique opportunity to learn comic book design from illustrators, animation from filmmakers, screen printing from textile artists, and more. Sign up your young creator for as many weeks as you wish. Classes are from 10 AM-4 PM, with supervised play from 9-10 AM and 4-5 PM included.CMA’s Summer Art Colony offers over 50 camps at two locations, at CMA and on historic Governors Island.

CMA offers a limited number of scholarships for Summer Art Colony. Learn more here. Deadline to apply is by end of day Friday, May 11, 2018.

Interested in dropping off before 9 AM or picking up after 5 PM? CMA offers Early Drop Off/Late Pick Up options for an additional fee. Please email Christina at cfusco@cmany.org for more information.

Check out this video & see the highlights of Summer Art Colony Camp at CMA & on Governors Island first hand!

 

Daily Schedule

  • 9-10 AM

    DROP OFF:

    All campers must check in at the front desk between 9-10 AM and then be escorted by parents to the classroom for drop off/sign in. Campers will have one hour of open activities before class begins.

  • 10 AM – 4 PM

    CLASS:

    Art class runs from 10 AM – 4 PM. Classes take an hour lunch break at 12 PM, with supervised outdoor play at a local playground (weather permitting). Campers must bring lunch, snacks, a water bottle and sunscreen. A refrigerator is available for storing lunch.

  • 4 - 5 PM

    PICK UP:

    Parents check in at the front desk before picking up/signing out campers in their classrooms. Campers will have one hour of open activities after class ends.

    Parents picking up campers after 5pm will be subject to a $25 late pickup fee.

June 18 - 22

Fine Arts

Soft Sculpture

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Video Game Design

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Analog Filmmaking

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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June 25 - 29

Fine Arts

Drawesome!

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Intro to Stop Motion Animation

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Special Effects

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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July 2 - 3, 5 - 6

Fine Arts

Museum Buffs

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Hand Drawn Animation

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Editing and Post Production

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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July 9 - 13

Fine Arts

Printmaking

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Fairy Tale Films

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Street Photography & Portraiture

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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July 16 - 20

Fine Arts

Fashion Design

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Exploring Illustrated Stories

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

The Art of 3D Printing

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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July 23 - 27

Fine Arts

Build It!

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Graphic Novel

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Fine Arts

Beyond the Portfolio

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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July 30 - August 3

Fine Arts

Paint My Picture

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Claymation

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Set Design

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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August 6 - 10

Fine Arts

Tiny Worlds: Art in Miniature

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

The Art of Minecraft

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Fine Arts

Silkscreen & Poster Design

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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August 13 - 17

Fine Arts

Street Art

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Lights, Camera, Action!

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Comics: Digital Techniques

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12-15

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August 20 - 24

Fine Arts

Landscape Painting

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 12 - 15

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Media Lab

Futuristic Fashion with littleBits

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Fine Arts

Mixed Media

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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August 27 - 31

Fine Arts

Costume Design

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Media Lab

Music Video

Monday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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September 4 - 7

Fine Arts

Landscape Painting

Tuesday - Friday, 9 am 5 pm

Ages 6 - 12

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Refund Policy

CMA is not responsible for providing make-up classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control. If you would like to cancel your enrollment in a class, CMA will provide you with a full refund minus a $75 registration fee up to two weeks prior to the start of class. Within two weeks of the start of the class, CMA will provide you with a full refund minus the $75 registration fee ONLY if CMA is able to fill your child’s place in the class. If CMA is unable to fill the place in the class, the class will be non-refundable.

Cancellation

CMA reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment. If a class has 0 students enrolled, you will be notified of the cancellation 4 weeks prior to the start of the class. If a class has only 3 students and under enrolled, you will be notified of the cancellation 2 weeks prior to the start date. If CMA cancels a class that your child is enrolled in, you will have the option to switch classes within the program or receive a full refund. Please sign up early to ensure classes proceed as scheduled.

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