Vacation Programs 2017
Summer Vacation Program:
9 - Week Long Programs
from June 26th to August 25th
9:00 am to 3:15 pm, extended day care available until 6pm
*Registration Form and Policies/Medical Forms are located at the bottom of the page.*
Let ArtSpan’s Summer Arts Program inspire your child’s imagination as we have fun creating and exploring in an interdisciplinary arts environment. Each week a new theme and classes unite ceramics, painting, drawing, music, drama, and games with a fully integrated age-appropriate curriculum. Kids make new friends, develop their creativity and gain confidence through sharing and cooperation. Friday is the culmination of of the week’s activities as parents and families are invited to our informal “share” performance at 2:30pm where students present all they’ve accomplished at ArtSpan that week.
Our staff consists of teachers trained in their specific area of the arts, and counselors selected for their artistic talents as well as their experience working with kids. Many are previous students!
Please note our program is not licensed by the Department of Education or any state agency.
At ArtSpan's Vacation Arts Program for children 5-11, kids are grouped according to age as well as individual needs. Each week is a separate program and requires registration in advance. The basic day (with extended day options available) is 9 am - 3:15 pm. Drop off between 8:45 and 9am. Extended day (3:15-6:00 pm) is offered at an additional $25 per day, and can be arranged the day of, if need be.
Our CIT Program (Counselor in Training) introduces younger teens, ages 12 to 14, to a new level of arts involvement by assisting and participating in the summer’s activities under the direct supervision of our CIT Supervisor. CITs engage in team-building art skills by working together on collaborative art projects and gain leadership skills by planning and initiating program activities. Please call or send an email to Renese at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the CIT program.
2017 Summer Themes:
All Summer Programs contain 4 rotations of classes 1 hour and 15 minutes each:
Visual Art, Ceramics, and Theater with an additional rotation in either Dance, Sport and Games or LARP (live action role play) depending upon the week to round out the fine arts with a physical activity.
Week 1: 5 days June 26-30 – Hawaiian
Let's start the summer off with a Luau! Travel with us to the Islands of Hawaii as we learn about their culture and art. Wednesday program will include a hula lesson and songs as we learn about King David the merry monarch! Full for ages 5, 6, 7, and 8 please ask to be added to waitlist. Many spots available for ages 9, 10, or 11. Many spots still available for CIT!
Week 2: 4 days July 3-7 (July 4 off) – The 80’s
Get ready for a neon time warp back to the 80’s! Video games, trendy tubular vocabulary, low-brow art, and all neon fashion (breakout the scrunchies and leg warmers)! Fun ways to express yourself and interests in the styles of 80’s artists and culture. Spots Available, all ages!
Week 3: 5 days July 10-14 – Street Art
Come check out the layered colors and cartoon techniques of street style art! Create your own cartoon character and a piece of art with your name, perfect for decorating your room! Come see the creative ways you can use markers for spray techniques and using creative mediums to create bold art. Spots Available, all ages!
Week 4: 5 days July 17-21 – Music Inspires Art
We will explore the unique relationship music and art share. We will see how music inspires artists through a variety of art and music styles. Come create art that makes music and see how listening to music can inspire Art. Spots Available, all ages!
Week 5: 5 days July 24-28 – Art and Dance of India
Come explore the folklore and storytelling of India’s culture through dance and art. Led by our favorite local dancer and instructor Jayshree Rajamani. Spots Available, all ages!
Week 6: 5 days July 31- August 4 - Nature and Found Object Art
Let’s go outside and explore, we will find objects, bring them inside and use them to create art. Make prints, and patterns on clay and paintings as well as create sculptures and mixed media art. We will also use inspiration from nature like animal prints and leaf patterns to create fun and exciting art. Wednesday program will feature a puppet show by Chicago's Wumpmucket Puppets, featured on PBS! Spots Available, all ages!
Week 7: 5 days August 7-11 - Wizard Week!
Back by popular request, we will explore the world of wizardry with hybrid animals, magic spells and revisit the world of our favorite wizards. Join us for magic casting with LARP and a Wednesday program magic show from the Museum of Science! Full for ages 7 and 8, please ask to be added to waitlist. Three spots available for 5 or 6 year olds. Four spots available for ages 8 or 9 and six spots available for ages 9, 10, or 11. Many spots still available for CIT!
Week 8: 5 days August 14-18 - Dragons and Medieval Ages
Join us as we learn about the legends of dragons, knights and princesses. Draw, act and sculpt out your own characters. Learn sword fighting with LARP and Wednesdays program will feature a reptile show from the Museum of Science! Spots Available, all ages!
Week 9: 5 days August 21-25 – Carnival
Back by popular demand! Create your own carnival as we celebrate the last week of summer. Create a game and win prizes! Full for ages 5 and 6 and 7, please ask to be added to waitlist. Four spots available for ages 8 or 9 and six spots available for ages 9, 10, or 11. Many spots still available for CIT!
CIT Program available every week of the vacation program.
Spots Available in all weeks!
CIT program will consist of leadership training and art in the morning and assisting in the classroom in the afternoon. A guest artist will visit each week to create art with the students and some weeks will have a field trip to local museums and galleries!
Use the same registration form below just indicate "CIT" beside the student's name.
Call, Email or Drop In to Register
(Use Summer Registration Form Below)
pay by check or call in a credit card over the phone or in person
$399/week when registering for a total of 1 to 2 weeks
$379/week when registering for a total of 3 to 6 weeks
$359/week when registering for a total of 7 to 9 weeks
CIT tuition is $369/week when registering for 1 to 9 weeks
*Week 2’s registration is $335 Students and CIT, due to the 4 day program.
$100 non-refundable deposit required for each week to register.
*Multi Family Discount - $10 off each additional child’s registration fee
For example, if two children register for 1 week, first child is $399 and the second is $389.
Extended day available from 3:15 to 6pm for $25 each day.
*Please read all policies in the link below, under Program Documents.*
Payment & Refund Policy:
Registrations are made on a first come, first served basis. Spaces are held with a $100 deposit for each week your child is registered until June 1. Full tuition is due June 1st, no exceptions please. $100 deposit is included in the price of the class. If you decide to register after June 1st, no deposits are accepted—payment is due in full for the registered weeks. Full refund requests will be granted if written notice is provided prior to June 1st, less a $100 administrative fee. Withdrawal after June 1st will result in a 50% refund, less a $100 administrative fee. Deposits are non-refundable. Exchange into a different week is possible if there is both space available and two weeks written notice is given. Exchanges will not be made if less than two weeks notice is given, but a student may register for the week if there is space and separate payment is made.
Click below for vacation programs forms and policies.
For any questions or concerns, call or email Renese. 781-862-6040 email@example.com