$35 – $125

Summer Art Camp: August 19-23, 2019 - Kids ages 7-12

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Lansing Art Gallery

119 North Washington Square

Lansing, MI 48933

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Summer Art Camp students learn and experience creativity in the professional setting of Lansing Art Gallery. Young artists will explore creative processes, techniques and materials with the guidance of trained artists. Each series of classes culminates in a student art show in the Student Gallery!

Morning session (9 am - Noon) Young artists will explore creative processes, techniques and materials with the guidance of trained artists. Each series of classes culminates in a student art show in the Student Gallery!

Afternoon session (1 pm - 4 pm) "Amazing Animals" with teaching artist Michelle Detering. Learn the many ways you can use your favorite animals and/or pets in wide array of art forms. Campers will explore, painting, drawing and other mixed media projects.


SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE! visit our website to apply for a scholarship HERE.

LOCATION
Camp is held at Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center
119 N. Washington Square, Lansing

DROP-OFF & PICK-UP
Campers may enter the gallery at the front mosaic entrance. The elevator may be accessed through the main entry to the YMCA. We are located on the Lower Level.

Drop-off AM: 8:45 - 9:00 AM

Drop-off PM: 12:45 - 1:00 PM

Pick-up AM: 12:00 PM

Pick-up PM: 4:00 PM

Parent or guardian must sign child in when they arrive and must sign them out before leaving with them. If your child will be picked up early, please let the Education Director know at drop off to ensure your camper is ready to go when you arrive.

WHAT TO WEAR, BRING, & LEAVE BEHIND
Please wear comfortable clothing that can get messy! A water bottle and snack should come to camp with your child daily. Note: Please, do not bring snacks that contain peanuts, peanut flour, peanut oil, or peanut butter or other nuts.

Items of value, such as cell phones, videogames, music players, and toys are not needed at camp and should be left safely at home. If your child must bring a phone, it can be kept safely with the Education Director or turned off in their pocket or bag.

LUNCH
Campers staying for both sessions must bring their own sack lunch and snacks to camp each day. Please use ice packs if possible. Parents who have students staying the full are responsible for the $35 per week lunch supervision fee. Note: Please, do not bring snacks that contain peanuts, peanut flour, peanut oil, or peanut butter or other nuts.

STUDENT ART EXHIBITIONS
Your young artist will participate in a Student Art Exhibit on the final day of art camp, 15 minutes prior to the end of class. We encourage you to attend and invite friends and family! Light refreshments served.

PARKING
There is metered parking around the gallery. There are also several ramps within walking distance.

ABSENCES
If your child is unable to attend for any reason during the camp week, or will be significantly late, please contact the gallery at 517.374.6400 x0.

SPEICAL NEEDS
Please let us know if we should be aware of any special needs on the emergency form that will be filled out on the first day of camp. Teachers modify projects to fit your child’s needs to the best of their ability.

ALLERGIES & MEDICATIONS
Please inform us of any allergies, food or otherwise, that your child may have so we can make arrangements to suit their needs. Medications must be left with the Education Director upon drop off each day. Please inform the Education Director of the correct dosage and time the medication must be taken, along with any other special instructions.

EMERGENCIES
In the event of an emergency, the gallery will call 9-1-1. Parents or guardians will be called immediately thereafter. If the parents cannot be reached, emergency contacts will be called. Lansing Art Gallery is not financially liable for injuries that may occur while at camp.

LOST & FOUND
Please clearly print your camper’s name on their personal belongings. If items left behind and can be identified, we will contact you. Found items and left camper artwork will be kept in the office for 1 month after the conclusion of your week of camp. After this time, items will be donated to a local charity. Contact michelle@lansingartgallery.org with lost and found concerns. Lansing Art Gallery is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS
We expect all campers to behave in a way that is safe, respectful, and responsible at all times. Any extreme or unsafe behavior will result in parent contact and potential dismissal from camp. The camper’s ability to return to camp will be determined at the discretion of the gallery administration. Campers dismissed for bullying, inappropriate, or unsafe behavior will not be issued a refund.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Do you offer scholarships for campers?

A: A limited number of scholarships are available to families in need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete the scholarship form found on our website. Submit this form no later than two weeks prior to the start date of your desired camp week.

Q: Can my child attend camp if they are not within the listed age group?

A: Campers must be at least 7 years of age and not older than 12 years of age at the start of the camp. Camps are intended to meet the needs of the listed age group.

Q: My child has an appointment during camp. Can we leave and come back?

A: Yes. Please make sure to communicate this with the staff ahead of time. Be sure to sign them out and check them back in when you return as you would normally do.

Q: What’s your policy on refunds?

A: A full refund may be made 2 weeks prior to the start date of the camp you have registered for. After that time, refunds cannot be issued.

Q: My child is staying for both sessions. Can I pick them up for lunch?

A: Absolutely, many parents choose this option in lieu of lunch supervision. Be sure to let the Education Director know on the first day of camp.

CONTACT INFO

Michelle Carlson, Education Director
michelle@lansingartgallery.org

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