Creation Station

The Valley’s ORIGINAL Creation Station, now in its 4th year!

Ages 4-8 & 9-13
SCHEDULE:
June 17 - Aug. 2
Mondays thru Fridays
A.M.: 9am-12pm
P.M.: 1pm-4pm
Full Day: 9am-4pm*
COST:
$150 per week for AM or PM session
$275 for all day

*Children under 6 years old may not attend full day.

 
 
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week 1, june 17-21

theme: outer space adventures!

Some of this week's projects:

  • Drawing planets & space shuttles with oil pastels

  • Become a space suit designer!

  • 3D plaster space shuttle

  • Alien spacecraft design

  • Make 3D aliens with modeling clay, and much, much more!

 
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week 2, june 24-28

theme: monsters & fantastic creatures

  • Unicorn or Pegasus drawing and painting

  • Felt creatures designed by YOU!

  • Clay creatures

  • Dragon puppets

 
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week 3, july 1-3 (no camp 4th or 5th!)

theme: nature

Some of this week's projects: 

  • Nature sculptures inspired by Andy Goldworthy

  • Animal paintings & sculptures

  • Creating art with nature

  • Bark rubbings

  • Rock paintings

  • Nature weavings

  • Paper making and pulp

  • Butterfly paintings and much, much more!

 

WEEK 4, JULY 8-12

theme: renaissance

Some of this week's projects: 

  • Leonardo’s inventions - miniature versions!

  • Michaelangelo upside paintings

  • Mona Lisa

  • Subtractive and additive sculpture

  • Egg tempera and pigment paints

 

week 5:  july 15-19

theme: underwater

Some of this week's projects:

  • Wire fish sculpture with beads, inspired by Andrew Calder

  • Collages

  • Underwater subs designed by you!

  • Japanese printmaking (Gyotaku - fish printmaking)

  • Sand painting

  • Acrylic ocean paintings

 

WEEK 6, JULY 22-26

theme: famous artists

Some of this week's projects:

  • Degas chalk pastels

  • Monet paintings

  • Modigliani & Picasso portraits

  • Self portraits

  • Mondrian paintings

  • Alexander Calder wire sculptures

  • Mobiles & stabiles

  • Marisol Escobar sculpture

  • Romare Bearden collage

 

WEEK 7, JULY 29-aug. 2

theme: pirates

Ahoy, me hearties! Some of this week's projects for the wee swabbies:

  • Jolly Roger design

  • Treasure maps

  • 3D pirate ships

  • Treasure chests with gold jewels

  • Famous pirates

  • Pirate costumes and play