Summer Camps for Ages 11 - 13

Summer Camps for Ages 11 - 13
9 am - 4 pm

Sessions for campers aged 11-13 will focus exploring advanced art making techniques and exploring new mediums and materials. Campers will draw inspiration from the Newfields’ galleries and grounds and learn about artistic expression and art appreciation.

Summer 2021
Newfields
Week Long Full-Day Camp: $275 / 3-Full-Day Camp: $165
After Care (4-5:30 p.m.): $50

 

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Outdoor Camp: Painting Like a Pro

June 7-11, 2021

Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park / Ruth Lilly Visitor's Pavilion

Capacity: 8 campers

Grab your palette and paintbrushes because this week is all about painting! Campers will experiment with watercolor and acrylic paints and try a variety of techniques in our outdoor classroom. You’ll paint on canvas, t-shirts, and wood. Kids will gain inspiration from paintings in the IMA Galleries. Campers will paint en plein air in The Garden and create an original nature landscape. 

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Street Art

June 21-25, 2021

Studio 3 & 4

Capacity: 10 campers

Take over Newfields with installations in locations beyond the studio classroom. Campers will create graffiti inspired posters, make their own stickers, and yarn bomb something on the Newfields campus. You’ll learn about street artists like Banksy and Keith Haring. Kids will document their process and photograph their works to share on social media.

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Outdoor Camp: Novel Ideas 

June 28-July 2, 2021

Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park / Ruth Lilly Visitor's Pavilion

Capacity: 8 campers

Love cracking open a new book to read? Why not make one? You’ll draw inspiration from The Garden and the IMA Galleries to create your own handmade books in our outdoor classroom. Campers will make cartoon flip books, accordion folded books, and marbled paper. Kids will take a break from bookmaking to create a painting of alternative cover art for their favorite book.

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Knot Your Average Camp

July 12-16, 2021

Studio 3 & 4 

Capacity: 10 campers

Knots, string, and all kinds of yarn will be materials you work with in this camp. Campers will take a deep dive into the Fiber Arts and all the different kinds of options it holds. From painting a quilt to weaving using natural materials, the kids will create using traditional and non-traditional materials and methods. They will find inspiration while visiting The Garden and the IMA Galleries.

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Make It Move

July 19-23, 2021

Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park / Ruth Lilly Visitor's Pavilion

Capacity: 8 campers

Grab your palette and paintbrushes because this week is all about painting! Campers will experiment with watercolor and acrylic paints and try a variety of techniques. You’ll paint on canvas, t-shirts, and wood. Kids will gain inspiration from paintings in the IMA Galleries. Campers will paint en plein air in the Gardens and create an original nature landscape.