Chester Springs Studio Kids Summer Camps 2020

IMPORTANT: Due to COVID compliance we will only be running the 4-Day Tween Art Camps this year. We apologize for this change as the young children are an important part of our program. We will be developing online courses and activities. If you have any questions or would like to be notified when new courses are add, please email Cher Pizzi, cpizzi@yellowsprings.org. Thanks for your understanding.


2020 KIDS SUMMER CAMP:
One Week of Art & Clay Classes for Kids

Half-Day Kids Camp Week 1: July 6–10
Half-Day Kids Camp Week 2: July 13–17
Half-Day Kids Camp Week 3: July 20–24
Half-Day Kids Camp Week 4: July 27–31
Half-Day Kids Archaeology Camp Week 4: August 17 – 21
Tween 4-Day Art Camp: June 29 – July 2
Tween 4-Day Art Camp: August 3 – 6

Kids Half-Day Camps are posted here and registration is live. Email cpizzi@yellowsprings.org with any questions.



Wind and Sea: July 6 – 10

The Chester Springs Studio Art and Clay Half-Day Kids Camp offers children the opportunity to explore and play in both media. One group, 6 to 8 years, begin with 2D art where they create with paint, pencils, paper and mixed media supplies. The older children, 9 to 12 year olds, start with pottery where they explore the weekly theme with clay.

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SUMMER CAMP WEEK 1: July 6 – 10
Theme: Wind and Sea
Ages:
 6 to 8
Clay Instructor: Jessica Greet
Art Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 1 Week
Date: Monday-Friday, July 6 – 10
Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: HYS Lincoln Building,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs,PA
Tuition: Before May 1: $175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1: $185 Member, $205 Non-member

CLAY & ART (6-8 yrs): Explore the wonders of the wind and sea as we use clay, paint and paper to create creatures and forms that inhabit the sky and and those that live in the sea. Design art that interacts with the wind as you create your own mobile.

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SUMMER CAMP WEEK 1: July 6 – 10
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Ages: 9 to 12
Clay Instructor: Jessica Greet
Art Instructor:
Cher Pizzi
Length:
1 Week
Date: Monday-Friday, July 6 – 10
Meet: Chester Springs Studio,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1:$175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1:
$185 Member, $205 Non-member

CLAY & ART (9-12 yrs): Explore the wonders of the wind and sea as we use clay, paint and paper to create creatures and forms that inhabit the sky and and those that live in the sea. Design art that interacts with the wind as you create your own mobile.

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Nature Explorers: July 15 – 19

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The Chester Springs Studio Art and Clay Half-Day Kids Camp offers children the opportunity to explore and play in both media. One group, 6 to 8 years, begin with 2D art where they create with paint, pencils, paper and mixed media supplies. The older children, 9 to 12 year olds, start with pottery where they explore the weekly theme with clay.

 

SUMMER CAMP WEEK 2: July 15 – 19

Theme: Nature ExplorersAges: 6 to 8
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Art Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 1 Week
Date: Monday-Friday, July 15 – 19
Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: HYS Lincoln Building,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1: $175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1: $185 Member, $205 Non-member

 

CLAY & ART (6-8 yrs): The lush natural surrounds of Historic Yellow Springs inspire art in a variety of media, techniques and natural textures. Explore the native plants, learn about the wildlife, and create art that may be used outdoors at your own home or displayed to bring the beauty of nature inside.

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SUMMER CAMP WEEK 2: July 15 – 19
Theme: Nature Explorers
Ages: 9 to 12
Clay Instructor: Jessica Greet
Art Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Length: 1 Week
Date: Monday-Friday, July 15 – 19
Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: Chester Springs Studio,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1:$175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1:$185 Member, $205 Non-member

Kids Art Camps, Kids Summer Camps, Best Kids Camps, 19425CLAY & ART (9-12 yrs): The lush natural surrounds of Historic Yellow Springs inspire art in a variety of media, techniques and natural textures. Explore the native plants, learn about the wildlife, and create art that may be used outdoors at your own home or displayed to bring the beauty of nature inside.

REGISTER NOW

 

 


 

 

Amazing Animals: July 22 – 26

The Chester Springs Studio Art and Clay Half-Day Kids Camp offers children the opportunity to explore and play in both media. One group, 6 to 8 year olds, begin with 2D art where they create with paint, pencils, paper and mixed media supplies. The older children, 9 to 12 year olds, start with pottery where they explore the weekly theme with clay.

 

SUMMER CAMP WEEK 3: July 22 – 26 Kids Camps, Summer Camps, Chester County Best Kids Camps, Chester Springs Kids Camps, 19425
Theme: Amazing Animals
Ages:
 6 to 8 years
Clay Instructor: Jessica Greet
Art Instructor:
Cher Pizzi
Date: Monday-Friday, July 22 – 26
Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: HYS Lincoln Building,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1: $175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1: $185 Member, $205 Non-member

CLAY & ART (6-8 yrs): Learn about the amazing life of  animals as you draw and paint mammals, birds and reptiles from countries around the globe. Investigate the local wildlife and learn how to identify animal tracks. Design and create your very own clay animals.

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SUMMER CAMP WEEK 3: July 22 – 26
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Ages:
9 to 12
Clay Instructor: Jessica Greet
Art Instructor:
Cher Pizzi
Date:
Monday-Friday, July 22 – 26
Time: 
9am–12:30pm
Meet: Chester Springs Studio,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1:$175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1:
$185 Member, $205 Non-member

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CLAY & ART (9-12 yrs): Learn about the amazing life of  animals as you draw and paint mammals, birds and reptiles from countries around the globe. Investigate the local wildlife and learn how to identify animal tracks. Design and create your very own clay animals.

REGISTER NOW

 

 


Storytelling in Art: July 27 – 31

The Chester Springs Studio Art and Clay Half-Day Kids Camp offers children the opportunity to explore and play in both media. One group, 6 to 8 year olds, begin with 2D art where they create with paint, pencils, paper and mixed media supplies. The older children, 9 to 12 year olds, start with pottery where they explore the weekly theme with clay.

SUMMER CAMP WEEK 4: July 27 – 31
Theme: Storytelling in Art
Ages:
 6 to 8 years
Clay Instructor: Jessica Greet
Art Instructor:
Cher Pizzi
Date: Monday-Friday, July 27–31
Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: HYS Lincoln Building,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1: $175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1: $185 Member, $205 Non-member

CLAY & ART (6-8 yrs): Learn how to tell your story using paint, paper, fabric and clay. Use your imagination to take us on a journey. Paint a place that you have traveled to or would like to visit. Share a secret message using symbols in your art. Discover the fun of puppetry as you make your own puppets and have fun in the puppet theater!

REGISTER NOW

 

 

SUMMER CAMP WEEK 4: July 27 – 31
Theme: Storytelling in Art
Ages:
9 to 12
Clay Instructor: Jessica Greet
Art Instructor:
Cher Pizzi
Date:
Monday-Friday, July 22 – 26
Time: 
9am–12:30pm
Meet: Chester Springs Studio,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1:$175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1:
$185 Member, $205 Non-member

CLAY & ART (9-12 yrs): Learn how to tell your story using paint, paper, fabric and clay. Use your imagination to take us on a journey. Paint a place that you have traveled to or would like to visit. Share a secret message using symbols in your art. Discover the fun of puppetry as you make your own puppets and have fun in the puppet theater!

REGISTER NOW

 

 


 

Archaeology Dig: August 17 – 21

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Kids work with an archaeologist in a professional dig. Kids Summer Camp at Chester Springs Studio.

Popular archaeology dig at Historic Yellow Springs is for kids ages 8 to 16 years. The older kids, 11 to 16 year olds, initiate the digging, completing the more physical work and learn to survey, excavate, sift, map and record their findings. The younger children, 8 to 10 year olds, continue with sifting, sorting and recording finds from the morning. Each age group learn the same set of skills but the younger children have less physical demands placed upon them.

SUMMER CAMP WEEK 4: August 17 – 21
Theme: Archaeology Kids Camp

Ages:
11 to 16
Archaeology Instructor: Alexandria Proko
Length: 1 Week
Date: Monday-Friday, August 17 – 21
Time: 9am–12:30pm

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Meet: Chester Springs Studio
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA

Tuition: Before May 1: $175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1: $185 Member, $205 Non-member

Materials List: Archaeology

ARCHAEOLOGY KIDS CAMP (11-16 yrs): Be ready to get dirty as you learn to survey the site, excavate and sift soil to uncover artifacts, track daily progress, map and record findings.

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SUMMER CAMP WEEK 4: August 17 – 21

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Sorting and documenting finds at Archaeology Dig at Kids Summer Camp.

Theme: Archaeology
Ages: 8 to 10
Archaeology Instructor: Alexandria Proko
Length: 1 Week
Date: Monday-Friday, August 17 – 21
Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: Chester Springs Studio
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition: Before May 1: $175 Member, $195 Non-member
After May 1: $185 Member, $205 Non-member

Materials List: Archeology

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Campers discuss history exhibit at Archaeology Kids Camp at Chester Springs Studio.


ARCHAEOLOGY KIDS CAMP (8-10 yrs):
Be ready to get dirty as you learn to survey the site, excavate and sift soil to uncover artifacts, track daily progress, map and record findings.

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Tween 4-Day Art Camps

 

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Tween 4-Day Art Camp will focus on drawing and painting skills.

TWEEN 4-DAY ART CAMP: June 29 – July 2
Theme: Drawing and Painting
Ages: 
11 to 16 
Art Instructor: Cher Pizzi
Date 1:
Mon.-Thurs., June 29 – July 2
Date 2: Mon.-Thurs., August 3-6

Time: 9am–12:30pm
Meet: Chester Springs Studio,
Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA
Tuition:
$175 Member, $195 Non-member

Tweens who think creatively and would like to further develop their artistic skills—this camp is for you! Join our HYS Tween Art Camp for four days of drawing, painting and quality training from HYS faculty and professional artist. Each day includes a session in drawing, and a session in painting with a break in between to enjoy the inspiring scenery of the historic village. Learn skills that last a lifetime. The instructor works with each student at their own level.

A Materials List is provided below. Tweens are encouraged to draw in their sketchbooks prior to and during the camp. Bring the sketchbook to the camp each day to share with the instructor. This assists with developing student’s natural style and interests. Additional materials will be provided in the camp.

Materials List:
Sketchpad
2B Drawing Pencil
Kneaded Eraser

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Weekly

Kids Summer Camp Internships, Kids Camps, Kids Art Camps

Intern at HYS Kids Summer Camps!

Summer Kids Camp Internships

Ages: 13 to 18
Length: 1 Week
Time: 8:45 am – 1 pm
Location: Lincoln Building
Position: Volunteer

Choose from the following weeks to intern. If you see a week that interests you, please contact cpizzi@yellowsprings.org.

Half-Day Kids Camp Week 1: July 6–10
Half-Day Kids Camp Week 2: July 13–17
Half-Day Kids Camp Week 3: July 20–24
Half-Day Kids Camp Week 4: July 27–31
Half-Day Kids Archaeology Camp Week 4: August TBA
Tween 4-Day Art Camp: June 29 – July 2
Tween 4-Day Art Camp: August 3 – 6

Kids Summer Camps: Art and Clay
Teens, do you like art? Do you enjoy working with children? Chester Springs Studio offers Art and Clay camps each summer for kids ages 6 to 8 and 9 to 12 years. Interns assist the instructors with setting up the classroom each day, stocking supplies and assisting the children during the camp. Each week we have a different theme that is explored through clay and art, with a refreshment break in between. Take a look at the Kids Camp descriptions to select the week that interests you. Then, email Cher Pizzi, Arts Program Director, to let us know of your interest. Email as soon as possible as spots fill up fast.

Kids Summer Camps: Archaeology
Do you enjoy time outdoors? Do you have an interest in history? Then, you may enjoy interning with our Archaeology Dig for Kids. A professional archaeologist leads kids through an actual archaeology dig at Historic Yellow Springs. Interns assist the instructor with setting up for camp each day, organizing equipment and assisting with the children. You learn about the entire process of doing a professional dig while assisting as an intern. Take a look at the Kids Camp descriptions to learn more about this camp. Then, email Cher Pizzi, Arts Program Director, to let us know of your interest. Email as soon as possible as spots fill up fast.

Summer Camps: Tween Drawing & Painting Camp
This 4-day camp (Monday through Thursday) is for tweens and teens who would like to further develop their art skills. Interns assist the instructor with setting up for the class, preparing supplies and cleaning up as needed.

 

 


 

 

Kids Half-Day Summer Camps Meeting Locations:

Chester Springs Studio at Historic Yellow Springs

1668 Art School Rd
Chester Springs, PA 19425

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Lincoln Building at Historic Yellow Springs

1685 Art School Rd
Chester Springs, PA 19425

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Questions? Contact Cher Pizzi, Studio Program Manager. Email cpizzi@yellowsprings.org.

 


Historic Yellow Springs is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Organization.