Summer Art Camp for Grades K-Adult

All new projects, same great quality.

Yucandu offers safe & creative camps with awesome materials & amazing projects in an artsy studio.

 



Grades K-2nd
Imagine it.  Create it.  An artsy week for the kids–time off for you.
Mon-Thurs; 10am-Noon; $125*
Jun 1-4; Jun 15-18; Jul 13-16; Jul 27-30; Aug 10-13
Early Drop-Off; 9-10am; $35*  Start the days early with this terrific deal!  We will be making paper cellu-clay bowls!  See pic below.
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Clay Faces–Create a self-portrait with our excellent terracotta air-dry clay using our professional tools and clay building techniques. Painted 12×12″ frame included!  So fun and truly an art piece to be treasured.
Painted Mini-Pillows–Paint any critter or design you like onto canvas cloth.  Pin the backside before the counselors help you sew it up!
Watercolor Painting–Do you know what happens when you sprinkle salt onto a wet watercolor painting?  Learn and experiment with watercolors and watercolor pencils.  Matt or frame your favorite.

 
Grades 1st-5th
Artsy projects with practical uses for their room.  Finish with an art show for friends & family, complete with lemonade & cookies.
Mon-Thurs; 10am-2pm; $225*  Bring sack lunch.
Jun 8-11; Jun 22-25; July 6-9; Jul 20-23; Aug 3-6
Early Drop-Off; 9-10am; $35*  Start the days early with this terrific deal!  We will be making paper cellu-clay bowls!  See pic below.
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Mono-Printed Mini-Pillows–Mono-print onto canvas fabric using our artist-quality acrylics, stencils and tools.  Pin it before the counselors help you sew it up!
Dry Erase Board–Paint designs & patterns onto a 12×12″ wooden base.  Add a giant white tile to write on and a scrabble tile holder for your marker.  Clever, useful AND fun!
Mosaic Wall Hook–Learn the timeless art of mosaics on this wood hook plaque.  You will learn about mosaic tools, tiles, adhesives and grout and build skills you will forever appreciate.
Desk Organizer–Collage photos, initials and your favorite symbols & designs onto this over-sized table caddy.

Grades 2nd-5th
Sketch, draw and paint with a variety of fine art mediums.  Great for all skill levels.  Includes portfolio and supplies for continued drawing at home.  Finish with an art show for friends & family, complete with lemonade & cookies.
Mon-Thurs; 3-5pm; $125*
Jun 22-25; July 6-9; Aug 3-6
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Bicycle Shadow Drawings--Using artist quality sharpies and colored pencils, create a work of art using shadows as your inspiration!
Portfolio & Drawing Supplies–Add to your brand new artist portfolio every day at camp and take home these artists-quality supplies to continue drawing throughout your summer.  Includes:  handled portfolio, pencil case, set of drawing pencils, metal sharpener and gum eraser.
Sketching–Start each day of camp with sketching from a stash of strange and wonderful still life objects.  Blind sketching, continual line sketching and even blind and continual line combined will part be your daily challenge.  Frame your favorite.
Fish Printing–Mono-Printing with REAL FISH!  Practice the traditional Japanese art of fish printing, called Gyotaku (pronounced Guy-ooo-takkoo).  So much fun!  Matt your favorite.
Still Life Painting–Practice the importance of lost edges, horizon lines, shadows and highlights, view finders, overlapping, foregrounds and more…Create a playful composition onto an 11×14 canvas with our artist quality acrylic paints.

Grades 3rd-6th
Amazing variety.  Awesome materials. Finish with an art show for friends & family complete with lemonade & cookies.
Mon-Thurs; 1-5pm; $225*.  Bring snack.
Jun 1-4; Jun 15-18; Jul 13-16; Jul 27-30; Aug 10-13
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Mixed-Media Encaustic Painting–Learn the art of painting with artist-quality wax mediums.  Also, learn how to add additional media into your artwork.  Frame included too!
Encaustic Mono-Printing–While we’ve got the encaustic supplies out, learn how to mono-print with them too.  So fun!  Frame your favorite.
Mosaic Clay Pot–Learn the timeless art of mosaics on a clay pot.  You will learn about mosaic tools, tiles, adhesives and grout and build skills you will forever appreciate.
Wooden Bird Sculpture–Build a wooden bird, paint, and finish with seashells for wings.

 
Grades 6th-8th
Sketch, draw and paint with a variety fine art mediums.  Great for all skill levels.  Includes portfolio and supplies for continued drawing at home.  Finish with an art show for friends & family, complete with lemonade & cookies.
Mon-Thurs; 4-8pm; $225*  Bring sack dinner.
Jun 8-11; Jul 20-23
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Bicycle Shadow Drawings--Using artist quality sharpies and colored pencils, create a work of art using shadows as your inspiration!
Portfolio & Drawing Supplies–Add to your brand new artist portfolio every day at camp and take home these artists-quality supplies to continue drawing throughout your summer.  Includes:  handled portfolio, pencil case, set of drawing pencils, metal sharpener and gum eraser.
Sketching–Start each day of camp with sketching from a pile of strange and wonderful still life objects.  Blind sketching.  Continual sketching and even blind-continual line sketching will part be your daily challenge.  Frame your favorite.
Fish Printing–Mono-Printing with REAL FISH!  Practice the traditional Japanese art of fish printing, called Gyotaku (pronounced Guy-ooo-takkoo).  So much fun!  Matt your favorite.
Still Life Painting–Create a playful composition onto an 11×14 canvas with artist quality acrylic paints.
Watercolor Painting–Learn new techniques of masking, layering, wicking and more while creating several small works of art.  Matt your favorite.
Single Signature Book–Sew your very own sketch book using traditional book-making techniques.

Grades 7th-12th
Two amazing, challenging projects and dinner out at local restaurant each night.
Mon-Thurs; 6-9:30pm; $225*
Jun 22-25
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Mono-Printed Pillow–Mono-print onto canvas fabric using our artist-quality acrylics, stencils and tools.  Sew & stuff your new fluffy creation!
Mosaic Dry Erase Board–Learn the timeless art of mosaics on a 14×14″ wooden plaque.  Add a giant white tile to write on and a scrabble tile holder for your marker.  So clever!  You will learn about cutting glass with mosaic tools such as wheeled nippers, glass cutters and a wet saw mosaic.  You will also learn about mosaic adhesives and grout–skills you will forever appreciate.

Adult
Three hours of creative quality time for adults!  $55*  Bring your own beverage.  Sign up for one, two or all four!
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Mosaic Stepping Stone.  Create a reverse mosaic stepping stone.  Learn how to cut glass, create a design and pour cement into a mold.  Fri 9am-Noon, Jun 19
Gelli Prints.  Mono-Print with a Gelli plate and our wonderful selection of Stencil Girl Stencils.  Make several, frame your favorite and make a few cards as time allows.  Fri 9am-Noon, Jul 17
Square Bowl.  Collage a wooden square bowl with layers of paint, vintage dress patterns, and handmade papers cut into “quatrefoil shapes.”  A true art piece.  Thurs 6-9pm, June 18
Mixed-Media Encaustic Painting–Learn the art of painting with artist-quality wax mediums.  Also, learn how to add additional media into your artwork.  Frame included too!  Thurs 6-9pm, Jul 16.

Early Drop-Off Project includes our wonderful Cellu-Clay Bowls–a 4-step process.  Yay!  Because we just so happen to have 4 days.

*Cancellations will receive take-home kits.

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or call 314-963-4400

“This is like the bestest camp ever.  I love coming to this place!”  ~ Lauren, 2nd Grade

“This was a really cool camp. I love how we could be as creative as we want! ~Madelyn, 11

“I loved making new friends & helping my classmates.”~Dory, 7

“I loved all the projects.  I hope I can come back.” ~Gabi, 7 1/2

“I want this camp to be another week long! 

This is so much fun.” ~Emily, 8

“Want to for sure do camp every year. The teachers were very nice and sooo good at art.” Tess. 8 1/2

“She loved the projects, the others kids and

all the great supplies.  Definitely best camp she’s done!”  Chris Conley, Mom

“This is the first camp that he has been to and he wants to come back again.  So fun!”  ~Jay’s Mom


Dear YUCANDU STUDIO, This summer has been hot and long but your summer camps have made it surprisingly fantastic! My child has fully enjoyed the chance to engage in age appropriate art. The projects have been creative and unique and with your staffs guidance they have also been all her own design. Our favorite part of the camps are the last days where all her hard work is proudly displayed for family and friends. The smile on her face says it all. Thank you for a delightful time.” ~Tammy Kraus