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Kids Create! 2024

 

Kids Create! Summer Art Day Camp

Developing artistic knowledge and art skills in children since 2001

Elements of Art

For first-time kindergartners–offered only the 1st two weeks

Introduce your little one to art and creativity through M&G’s specially designed kindergarten camp focused on the Elements of Art. Your beginner will enjoy multiple art projects, age-appropriate lessons, interactive games, and snacks while learning about line, shape, color, and texture. This 5-day morning camp will not only expose young starters to a structured learning environment but also inspire and capture their imagination!

Note: K5 campers must turn 5 years old by September 1, 2024

Fee (includes daily instruction, art supplies, and snack): Museum Members: $90 | Non-Members: $96

 

A Quest for the Medieval

For rising1st—6th grade (ages 6-12) 

June 3-7 and June 17-21 camp weeks are FULL

Dragons, kings, castles, and queens! Embark on a medieval adventure of learning and creativity through engaging lessons, snacks and games. Your 1st-6th grade campers will experience what life may have been like in the Middle Ages as a serf, knight, or royal. After viewing art forms like tapestry, metal working, calligraphy, and stained glass, campers will explore creating their own manuscripts, sculpture, coat of arms, and more!

Fee (includes daily instruction, art supplies, and snack): Museum Members: $90 | Non-Members: $96

 

Medieval Artisans NEW for 2024! FULL

For 6th-8th grade (ages 12-14)–offered only the final camp week

Similar to the elementary camp emphasis, middle school craftsmen will explore the art and times of the Middle Ages through interactive lessons and reviews. Young artisans will delve into the world of Medieval art by exploring the crafts of bookbinding, calligraphy, and illuminated manuscript illustration. They will exercise their newfound knowledge and skills by constructing, binding, and embellishing their own sketchbooks.

Fee: $125 (includes daily instruction, art supplies, and snack)

 

Register your campers HERE

Find answers to parents’ and grandparents’ Frequently Asked Questions.

Location: Bob Jones Academy (on the campus of Bob Jones University)

 

Time: 9:30AM — Noon, daily

 

Camp Weeks for 2024:

  • June 3-7 (K5-6th grades)
  • June 10-14 (K5-6th grades)
  • June 17-21 (1st-8th grades)

On Fridays:

Each week of camp culminates on Friday with a special speaker and an art exhibition showcasing the campers’ creative, beautiful works of art. Students, parents, and families are invited to attend the Friday Art Exhibition and Reception at the end of Kids Create! each week.

Time: Fridays at 11 AM (June 7, 14 and 21)

Location: Academy Auditorium, campus of Bob Jones University

Kids Create! FAQs

If your child has a food allergy, please let us know on the online registration form. We would encourage you to send a suitable snack daily with your child.

 

Please contact us in advance of registering. An M&G educator will listen to your child’s needs and determine how we can best serve your child with the teaching and projects.

 

The K5 class is primarily for those students going into kindergarten. But it’s up to the parent to choose. If your child has finished K5, more than likely he is ready for the elementary camp. But if you feel your child needs more time with the younger ages (due to maturity level, concentration, etc.), then register for the K5 camp.

 

M&G orders project materials for the entire camp based on registrations. Your fee covers the materials costs, which are ordered in advance of the camp.

 

Should illness or quarantine prevent your camper from attending during his/her registered week of camp, we would be happy to coordinate a way for you (or a designated representative) to pick-up projects/materials for your child to complete at home. Please contact us at contact@museumandgallery.org or 864.770.1331.

 

Once your registration is received, M&G will send an email confirmation. Two weeks prior to your child’s camp week, M&G will send an informational email with a map and specific helps for the first day of camp and the daily carline for drop-off in the morning and pickup at noon.

 

M&G’s Kids Create! will be held in the facilities of a partner organization: Bob Jones Academy (on the campus of Bob Jones University). Each day, campers enter and leave the camp on the parking lot side of the Academy Auditorium (AAUD) in the Collins Building. Parents will receive a location map with directions in your informational email two weeks prior to your child’s camp week.

 

Campers are divided into five separate groups specifically designed with age-appropriate lessons and art activities.

 

Campers are divided into five groups specifically planned with age-appropriate activities. M&G makes an effort to honor requests for a child to be placed in the same group as a friend; however, based on classroom size and age ranges, we cannot guarantee that all requests will be granted.

 

Kids Create! is a 5-day, morning camp. We run the same themed camp for all of the weeks in June. Each day, camp begins promptly at 9:30 AM, and sessions end at noon.

 

Absolutely! Every summer we serve children (often siblings and cousins) that have come to spend a week with their grandparents or whose grandparents have given the week to their grands.

 

Yes! You can either register the child yourself or make a donation to M&G in the amount of the camp fee and specify in the gift details that your donation is for a Kids Create! camper. Let us know on the giving form whom M&G should contact (the child’s guardian) and how to reach them (phone or email). You can make the gift here: www.museumandgallery.org/give-online/

 

We would be most grateful for your support of Kids Create! camp. Your gift will help us provide engaging and affordable arts-integrated instruction that inspires young people to think creatively.