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Artist's playground summer 2013

  1. 1. The Progressive Schoolhouse Artist’s Playground SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM 2013 Mission Statement All human beings are unique and have the potential to live successful and happy lives. All ages deserve the opportunity to engage in meaningful educational programs that support their development, expression and autonomy. Our mission is to advocate, educate and support learning through “Supporting the Individual’s Learning Process and Expression” In association with THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION THROUGH THE ARTS presents Children’s Art Program Monday – Friday 9:00a – 2:00p Afternoon Academic & Tutorial Program Monday – Wednesday 2:30p – 5:30p Evening Art Program & Open Studio Monday – Wednesday 6:00p – 9:00p The Progressive Schoolhouse 2400 Notre Dame Blvd. Chico CA, 95928 (530) 345-5665 Director: Lori Tennant Celebrating 22 years of Summer Fun! June 17 – August 9
  2. 2. 2 ARTIST’S PLAYGROUND SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM 2013 Children’s Art Program 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Monday - Friday This program welcomes students ages 5-15 years old. Enrollment is limited to twelve students per day. Instruction will begin at 9:00am, please schedule your student’s arrival accordingly. All class materials are provided. Students are encouraged to wear clothing appropriate to the creative nature of the program. Please label all personal items. Students should plan on taking home finished projects at the end of each class period. PLEASE NOTE: Students will take two meal breaks daily and are required to bring their own snacks and lunches. The school’s “Snack Café” will also offer drinks, snacks and frozen treats for a nominal fee. Week 1: June 17 - 21 Ceramic Arts Studio Experience Week 2: June 24 - 28 Drawing Studio Week 3: July 1 - 5 Decoupage Studio Week 4: July 8 - 12 Painting Studio Week 5: July 15 - 19 Large Sculpture Fabrication Week 6: July 22 - 26 Expressive Arts Studio Week 7: July 29 - Aug 2 Textile Arts Week 8: Aug 5 - 9 Miniature Sculpture At a Glance Summer Schedule Evening Art Workshop & Open Studio 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Monday - Wednesday Since the children’s program fills the morning schedule at the Schoolhouse, this workshop and studio time is for the students seeking an opportunity for individualized artistic guidance. Studio time will include all materials, instruction, and plenty of support to guide you in your creative adventure! Activity will compliment students of all skill levels. Instruction is offered in all areas and students will have the opportunity to choose from any artistic discipline daily.
  3. 3. 3 ARTIST’S PLAYGROUND SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM 2013 Children’s Art Program Description of scheduled classes Ages 5-15 Week 1: June 17 – 21 Ceramic Arts… the studio experience This week’s activities will introduce students to the process of hand building, conceptual 3-D sculpture, pottery, tile making & whistle crafting. NOTE: All projects will require additional drying time to ensure successful firing Week 2: June 24-28 Drawing Studio This week’s activities will introduce students to styles, techniques, composition, development of color theory and expression. An innovative week of original project work! Week 3: July 1 – 5 Decoupage Studio Where handcraft and design imagery unite! This week’s studio will explore graphic and illustrative techniques as well as the craft of cut and paste. Two and three dimensional project work will also incorporate mosaic and collage skills. Week 4: July 8 – 12 Painting Studio Where students experience a fluid world of imagery, color and design. Students will be instructed in the use of tempera, watercolor, acrylic and oil paint, as well as other special techniques.
  4. 4. 4 ARTIST’S PLAYGROUND SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM 2013 Week 5: July 15 – 19 Sculpture Fabrication Studio This week students will first design and create miniature models for their larger original sculptures. Pliable, textural materials will include wire, mesh, screen, netting, rope and cordage. Instruction and materials will inspire innovation and creativity! Week 6: July 22 – 26 Expressive Arts Studio Back by popular demand, this week’s activities will provide the expressive artist an outlet for their creativity as well as support and resource to further their interests and skills. Activities include monologue, mime, mask making and dramatic improvisation. Students will be encouraged to create and develop character, dialogue, simple costume and set design. Week 7: July 29 – Aug 2 Textile Arts Studio Weaving, knotting, sewing, beading, applique, fabric painting, printing and pattern making! A full week of studio-based creative crafts and original projects is sure to inspire the young designer. Instruction will offer students the opportunity to develop and apply new skills! Week 8: August 5 – 9 Miniature Sculpture Studio Projects this week are sure to engage the artist’s imagination and conceptual field of expression. Instruction in polymer clay technique, composition, and application will encourage original project work.
  5. 5. 5 ARTIST’S PLAYGROUND SUMMER ARTS PROGRAM 2013 Afternoon Academic and Tutorial Program Academic K-10th Grades 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Monday - Wednesday • Math- all levels through Algebra • Spelling/Vocabulary • Reading • Science • History • English Grammar This program provides students with individualized instruction and tutorial in a small group setting. Emphasis is given to individual planning and goal setting. Students, their families and administration will work together to create goals appropriate for the duration of the student’s enrollment. All goals will be structured from individualized assessment. Appropriate curriculum and learning activity will be chosen according to these goals. Individualized planning will support the needs of each student’s program. This program will ensure successful acquisition, goal attainment and cater to each student’s needs during the learning process. • Written Composition • Penmanship • Spanish • Computer Lab • World Geography • Creative Writing • Any special topics of interest The program enrolls six students per day. All class materials and curriculum are provided. Instruction offered in the following areas; one or more areas of academic emphasis may be integrated in planning.
  6. 6. “Supporting the Individual’s Learning Process and Expression” At the Progressive Schoolhouse, we provide our students with an immediate reception of acceptance, acknowledgement, support and validation. Our actions as teachers demonstrate the value of nurturing trusting and respectful relationships with our students. The art studio is set up to accommodate the developmental needs of our multi-age classroom. The studio experience promotes a structure that respects each individual in his or her creative process. Artist’s Playground Tuition & Fees: Children’s Art Program 1 day per week $35.00 2 days per week $60.00 3 days per week $80.00 4 days per week $110.00 5 days per week $130.00 Full 8 week program $900.00 Afternoon Academic and Tutorial Program Per day $35.00 Evening Art Program & Open Studio 1 day per week $35.00 2 days per week $60.00 3 days per week $80.00 Administration requests that tuition be paid in full at time of registration. Students are also welcome to enroll in additional classes when space allows. Limited Enrollment! Register Today!