2020 summer!

Camps & Workshops @ the BBAC

Campers should be registered for their grade in Fall 2020.

CLICK HERE for online registration (24/7)

CLICK HERE for General Overview/Information & to download necessary forms.

or phone 248.644.0866 (Mon-Thurs, 9a-6p & Fri-Sat, 9a-5p)

Preschool

Arts Discovery Camp: Ages 4+

In this one-week camp, children will enter a magical world where they will create, design, explore & use their imagination. Age appropriate themed lessons are designed specifically for the preschool & kindergarten camper. Daily activities will include visual arts, dance & movement, drama & storytelling.

Children must be 4 years or older by the first day of camp.

Session 1: June 22  – June 26

Session 2: July 20 – July 24

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

$155 Members, $195 Guests

 

Kindergarten

Arts Discovery Camp

In this one-week camp, children will enter a magical world where they will create, design, explore & use their imagination. Age appropriate themed lessons are designed specifically for the preschool & kindergarten camper. Daily activities will include visual arts, dance & movement, drama & storytelling.

Children must be 4 years or older by the first day of camp.

Session 1: June 22  – June 26

Session 2:  July 20 – July 24

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

$155 Members, $195 Guests

Animal Art Camp

This one-week camp is all about animals! Campers will explore the textures, patterns, colors & shapes of animals from a variety of habitats & use them as inspiration for drawing, painting & sculpture. Students will learn about the fundamental concepts of art while exploring one of their favorite subjects.

August 24 – August 27

Monday – Thursday , 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

$209 Members, $249 Guests

 

Grades 1-5

Youth Art Camp

Summer art camp is the perfect retreat for the young artist. A faculty of professional artists & art educators provide hands-on activities that expose students to a variety of artistic styles & art processes.  Campers rotate by age group to different studio classes for drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture & mixed media. Daily enrichment activities may include entertainment, movement/dance, presentations & games that explore different cultures & forms of art. Parents are asked to provide a daily lunch, snacks & beverage for their children. A reception & art exhibition is held on the last Friday of camp. Family & friends are invited to attend.

Session 1: July 6 – July 17

Session 2:  July 27 – August 7

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

$522 Members, $562 Guests

Animal Art Camp

This one-week camp is all about animals! Campers will explore the textures, patterns, colors & shapes of animals from a variety of habitats & use them as inspiration for drawing, painting & sculpture. Students will learn about the fundamental concepts of art while exploring one of their favorite subjects.

August 24 – August 27

Monday – Thursday , 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

$209 Members, $249 Guests

 

Grades 5-8

Wheel Throwing Workshop

Learn the basics of wheel-throwing on the pottery wheel & a variety of handbuilding techniques. Lessons include both functional objects created on the wheel & hand-built sculptural clay forms.

June 22  –  June 26

Monday  –  Friday, 1:00 pm – 4 :00  pm

$147 Members, $187 Guests,

$15 Material Fee

Grades 6-8

Middle School Art Camp

Students entering grades 6-8 will be immersed in a variety of studio art experiences in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media & metalsmithing. The camp faculty of professional artists & art educators develop fun & innovative lessons appropriate for all students. Parents are asked to provide lunch, snack & a beverage for their children. A reception & art exhibition is held on the last Friday of camp. Family & friends are invited to attend.

Session 1: July 6 – July 17

Session 2:  July 27- August 7

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

$522 Members, $562 Guests, $25 Material Fee

Metals & More!

Spend the week in the metals & sculpture studios. Work on a variety of jewelry & small sculpture projects incorporating both metals & mixed-media techniques.

July 20 – July 24

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

$261 Members, $301 Guests, $40 Material Fee

Drawing Skills Workshops

Develop your observational skills & learn to draw what you see. Instruction will include drawing exercises & quick warm ups for developing perceptual, expressive & technical skills. A variety of media will be used, including charcoal & graphite. Students should bring a sketchbook, size 11″ x 14″ or larger.

Session 1: June 22- June 26, 1:00-4:00

Session 2:  July 20 – July 24, 9:30-12 :30

Session 3:  July 20 – July 24,  1:00-4:00

$154 Members, $194 Guests

Wheel Throwing Workshop

Learn the basics of wheel-throwing on the pottery wheel & a variety of handbuilding techniques. Lessons include both functional objects created on the wheel & hand-built sculptural clay forms.

June 22  –  June 26

Monday  –  Friday, 1:00 pm – 4:00  pm

$147 Members, $187 Guests,

$15 Material Fee

Photography Workshop: Grades 6-12

This five day workshop will introduce students to the manual functions of the DSLR camera. They will learn how to “see” through the lens of the camera, as composition will be discussed & implemented. Various methods of creative photography will be introduced, including portraits & abstract photography. Students are required to have a DSLR camera & a 32G USB. Laptop computers are encouraged but not mandatory.

June 22 – June 26

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 4:00

$147 Members, $187 Guests, $10 Material Fee

Fashion Camp

Experience the fashion industry by working with professional designers! Learn how to render your fashion ideas visually using technical illustration & stylized fashion sketching techniques. You will complete your collection by constructing clothing using a variety of materials. Some hand stitching & machine sewing will be introduced but previous sewing experience is not required.

August 10 – August 14

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

$261 Members, $301 Guests, $30 Material Fee

Animation Camp

Work with professional animators exploring different methods of traditional animation & the creative process behind it. Get first-hand experience with character & story design, hand drawn & stop motion animation & more!

August 10 – August 14

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

$261 Members, $301 Guests, $30 Material Fee

Wheel Throwing + Sculpture Workshop

Learn the basics of wheel-throwing on the pottery wheel & a variety of handbuilding techniques. Lessons include both functional objects created on the wheel & hand-built sculptural clay forms.

August 10 – August 14

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

$147 Members, $187 Guests, $15 Material Fee

Grades 9-12

Drawing Skills Workshops

Session 1: June 22 – June 26 , 9:30 – 12:30

Session 3: July 20 – July 24*, 1:00 – 4:00

$154 Members, $194 Guests

*Session 3 is a combined class of grades 6-12

Wheel Throwing Workshops

Learn the fundamentals of wheel-throwing which includes centering, shaping & trimming on the pottery wheel. Hand-building techniques will be explored to complete your final projects.

June 22 – June 26

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

$147 Members, $187 Guests, $15 Material Fee

Jewelry + Metals Workshop

June 22 – June 26

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 4:00

$147 Members,$187 Guests, $30 Material Fee

Photography Workshop: Grades 6-12

This five day workshop will introduce students to the manual functions of the DSLR camera. They will learn how to “see” through the lens of the camera, as composition will be discussed & implemented. Various methods of creative photography will be introduced, including portraits & abstract photography. Students are required to have a DSLR camera & a 32G USB. Laptop computers are encouraged but not mandatory.

June 22 – June 26

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 4:00

$147 Members, $187 Guests, $10 Material Fee

Metals & More!

July 20 –  July 24

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

$261 Members, $301 Guests, $40 Material Fee

Fashion Camp

Experience the fashion industry by working with professional designers! Learn how to render your fashion ideas visually using technical illustration & stylized fashion sketching techniques. You will complete your collection by constructing clothing using a variety of materials. Some hand stitching & machine sewing will be introduced but previous sewing experience is not required.

August 10 – August 14

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

$261 Members, $301 Guests, $30 Material Fee

Animation Camp

August 10 – August 14

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

$261 Members, $301 Guests, $30 Material Fee

Wheel Throwing + Sculpture Workshop

Learn the basics of wheel-throwing on the pottery wheel & a variety of handbuilding techniques. Lessons include both functional objects created on the wheel & hand-built sculptural clay forms.

August 10 –  August 14

Monday – Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

$147 Members, $187 Guests, $15 Material Fee

Adv Drawing + Portfolio Preparation

This workshop is for the serious high school art student who is developing a portfolio for college admissions & scholarship applications. These week-long workshops will concentrate on observational drawing & developing fully rendered drawings in charcoal & graphite. Discussions include how to present & photograph art & other related topics that reinforce what schools are looking for in an admissions portfolio. Bring your current work on the first day for the instructor to review & develop projects to enhance your personal portfolio.

Intermediate/advanced high school students who are not working on a portfolio can enroll in this workshop to develop their drawing skills.

Session 1: June 22 – June 26

Session 2:  July 20 –  July 24

Session 3: August 17 – August 21

Monday – Friday, 9:30 am  – 3:30 pm

$261 Members, $301 Guests, $20 Material Fee