Summer Camps 2018

 

Our classes  are taught by experienced artists and educators. Learn from local artists!

Register by Phone: (604) 501-5100
In Person: South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre 14601-20 Ave, Surrey
Register Online HERE

PLEASE NOTE: Students may withdraw up to 7 days prior to the camp start date. A refund will be granted, less a processing fee. No refunds granted after the 7 day period has passed. 

 

PRESCHOOL CAMPS

Kid Hop
Kid Hop teaches the basic principles of movement through the fun and dynamic genre of Hip Hop dance. Creative moves and hip hop beats adds a fresh take to young children’s movement education.
4 days          $84          4-6yrs
Tu-F          10:00am-12noon          Aug 07          #4595410

Superheroes and Villains Theatre
Students will become their favourite heroes and villains as they explore the exciting world of acting. Creating plots, performing scenes, and having fun with improv are all ways that students will learn drama skills, build confidence, and get to explore the heroic stories that they love.
5 days          $105          4-6yrs
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 30          #4595415

‘Star Wars’ Acting
Explore a universe of fun while you bring the Star Wars characters and stories to life. Kids will learn basic acting skills to act out Star Wars stories while gaining performance skills and self-confidence – a force that will stay with them for years to come!
4 days          $84          4-7yrs
Tu-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 03          #4595403

Into the Wild
Explore the animal kingdom through art. Let your imagination run wild as you create various mixed media projects inspired by the natural world.
4 days          $84          4-6yrs
Tu-F          10:00am-12:00pm          Jul 03          #4598820

Imagine Art!
Develop your child’s creative spirit in this unique class where imagination and creativity is encouraged! Young artists will explore new media and techniques like drawing, painting, papier-mâché, and much more. Be prepared to get messy!
5 days          $105          4-6yrs
M-F          10:00am-12:00pm          Jul 30          #4595592

Make Believe Magic
Make your favorite stories come to life with the power of theatre! Students will explore books through dressing-up and acting them out and they will create their own stories through improvisation and games, all while nurturing imagination and cultivating creativity!
5 days          $105           4-7yrs
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 16          #4595412

Pottery Explorations
Experience the fun of creating with clay! Kids will learn pinch, slab, coil and sculpt clay methods while creating functional and sculptural pieces.
4 days          $96          4-7yrs
T-F           10:00am-12noon          Jul 3           #4595611
T-F           10:00am-12noon          Aug 07        #4605353

5 days $120 4-7yrs
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 16          #4595617
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 30         #4595620
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Aug 20       #4595624

CHILDREN’S CAMPS

Art at the Beach
Seaside and beach themes will inspire the art and activities in this camp. Bring the beach indoors and have fun creating artwork about the seaside with beach materials. Make everlasting sandcastles, shell paintings, rock art and more!
5 days          $105          5-9yrs
M-F          10:00am-12:00noon          Jul 16          #4595397
4 days          $84          5-9yrs
Tu-F          10:00am-12:00noon          Aug 07        #4595399

Superhero Costumes and Super Art
Who’s your favourite superhero? Unleash your superhero powers as you design and make a fabric superhero cape, mask and wristbands. Super artwork and activities included in this super fun camp!
5 days          $130          5-9yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 16          #4595398

Trash to Treasure Recycled Art
Use your imagination to transform everyday items that were headed to the recycle bin into funky crafts and artwork. Learn about the importance of recycling and reusing in this dynamic camp.
4 days          $105          5-9yrs
Tu-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Aug 07          #4595400

Fibre Art Fun
Kids will learn techniques like weaving, knitting, embroidery and more to create exciting art and craft projects to take home. No knitting or sewing experience necessary. Boys welcome!
5 days          $120          6-12yrs
M-F          10:00pm-12:00pm          Aug 20          #4595425

Puppet Making and Puppet Theatre
Welcome to the magic world of puppets! Learn about and make different types of puppets. Work together to put on puppet shows in this creative and imaginative art camp. Bring home your puppets to continue the fun!
5 days          $130          7-12yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm           Jul 30          #4595401

Make Your Own Doll House
Using the IKEA basic wooden doll house as the base, kids will paint, decorate and make mini furniture and dolls for their very own doll house. Kids will LOVE creating their own mini world and, best of all, they get to take their house home! Doll house and all materials included.
5 days          $170          6-12yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Aug 20          #4595402

Art Animals
Go on an art vacation and be inspired by faraway places and exotic animals. Use your imagination to journey through the jungle and dive under the ocean while creating paintings and drawings that explore these and other amazing environments.
5 days          $102.25          7-11yrs
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 23          #4600884

Art Escape
Escape into the world of art while exploring imaginative themes such as nature, animals and portraiture. Unleash your inner artist and discover a range of painting and drawing techniques through fun and creative projects guided by professional artist Cara Guri.
5 days          $105          7-11yrs
M-F          10:00am-12noon           Aug 20          #4595407

Create a Graphic Novel
Explore creative expression in your own unique interpretation of graphic novels through writing, drawing and painting. Artist Nicci Battilana will lead you towards creating your own mini graphic novel while developing your story telling skills. Bring your imagination to life! Wear your painting clothes!
5 days          $105          7-11yrs
M-F          10:00am-12:00pm          Aug 13          #4595609

Nature Art for Kids
Explore your artistic expression using natural materials. Kids will have fun being outdoors and learning about the natural environment while using their imagination to make art and sculptures individually and as part of a team.
4 days          $105          7-12yrs
Tu-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 3          #4595599

Mixed Media Madness
Create your own amazing mixed media art pieces with instruction from local artist, Nicci Battilana. You will glue, smear, stamp, layer, paint, and add texture to your artwork. Learn the basics of colour selection, and how products work with one another while developing skills in under-sketching, collage, watercolour, and acrylic painting. Wear your painting clothes!
5 days          $105          7-11yrs
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 09          #4595604

Pottery Explorations
Experience the fun of creating with clay! Kids will learn pinch, slab, coil and sculpt clay methods while creating functional and sculptural pieces.
4 days          $120          8-12yrs
Tu-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 03          #4595614
Tu-F          12:30pm-3:00pm         Aug 07         #4605354

5 days          $120          7-11yrs
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 09          #4595616
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Jul 23          #4595619
M-F          10:00am-12noon          Aug 13         #4595623
5 days          $150          8-12yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 16          #4595618
M-F           12:30pm-3:00pm         Jul 30         #4595621
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Aug 20        #4595626

Musical Theatre
Musical Theatre incorporates acting, dancing, and singing into one exciting genre. This class with instructor Melanie Reich introduces students to the exploration of each skill while letting their creative impulses flourish into theatrical creation.
Broadway Beats
5 days          $130          7-12yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 16          #4595414
Disney Favourites
5 days          $130          7-12yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 30          #4595413

Kid Hop
Kid Hop teaches the basic principles of movement through the fun and dynamic genre of Hip Hop dance. Creative moves and hip hop beats adds a fresh take to young children’s movement education.
4 days          $105          7-9yrs
Tu-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 03          #4595409

On-Camera Acting
Wanna be in the movies? Or TV? The first step is learning the basics of acting for the camera. From commercial auditions to movie scenes, this class gives students the foundational skills they need to succeed.
4 days          $105          7-12yrs
T-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Aug 07          #4595411

YOUTH CAMPS

Create a Graphic Novel
Explore creative expression in your own unique interpretation of graphic novels through writing, drawing, and painting. Artist Nicci Battilana will lead you towards creating your own mini graphic novel while developing your story telling skills. Bring your imagination to life! Wear your painting clothes!
5 days          $130          11-17yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 09          #4595605

Creative Painting and Drawing
Express yourself in this engaging camp that focuses on creativity, ideas and fun techniques. Learn how to blend and shade while channeling your artistic vision. Experiment with charcoal, pastels, and other media with the guidance of practicing artist Cara Guri.
5 days          $130          11-17yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Aug 20          #4595406

Mixed Media Madness
Create your own amazing mixed media art pieces with instruction from local artist, Nicci Battilana. You will glue, smear, stamp, layer, paint, and add texture to your artwork. Learn the basics of colour selection and how products work with one another while developing skills in under-sketching, collage, watercolour, and acrylic painting. Wear your painting clothes!
5 days          $130          11-17yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Aug 13          #4595608

Photography Fun
Explore the world around you! Professional photographer and teacher, Craig Wardle will teach children the technical aspects of their cameras while encouraging their unique perspectives as they explore the garden and surrounding area for inspiration. Bring your own camera. Cameras not supplied.
5 days          $130          10-17yrs
M-F          9:30am-12:00noon          Jul 09          #4595600

Teen Pottery
Welcome to the world of pottery! Students will be led through techniques in both handbuilding and wheel-throwing. A great class for both beginners and returning students wishing to develop already existing pottery skills. Demonstrations and instruction will be given in glazing as well as painting your finished pottery pieces.
5 days          $150          12-17yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 09          #4595632
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 23          #4595634
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Aug 13         #4595636

Creative Portraiture
Learn about drawing and painting portraits of people and animals with the guidance of professional artist Cara Guri. Explore different techniques, tricks and fun approaches to capturing the face while also learning about proportion, perspective and shading.
5 days          $130          11-17 yrs
M-F          12:30pm-3:00pm          Jul 23          #4595405