Arts & Media Camps

> Made By Me > Fashion Design Jr. > Fashion Design Sr.
> Digital Interior Design > Creative Writing > Digital Photography Jr.
> Digital Photography Sr. > Beat Production Jr. > Beat Production Sr.
> Visual Arts Jr. > Visual Arts Sr. > Acro
> Cake Decorating > Cartoons & Comics > Digital Cartooning
> Dance > Theatre Arts > Film Making
> Special Effects > Chefs In Training > Prop Making

Calling all campers who love arts, music or dance! Appleby’s Arts & Media Camps spark creativity, self-confidence, innovation, exploration, individual expression and most of all …. FUN! Our 2017 dynamic camps offer a wide variety of unique programs from Fashion Design to Film Making to Chefs in Training. The Arts & Media Camps welcome each camper as a unique individual bursting with potential! 

Appleby’s outstanding facilities create a stimulating environment for campers to work in small group environments. Campers will get the chance to learn new skills in our digital media lab, the 150-seat Willis Hall presentation theatre, black- box drama studio, state-of-the-art classrooms (all of which are equipped with full video streaming capabilities and leading presentation technology), music rooms, dance studio with professional-quality sprung dance floor and mirrored walls, art studios and countless other unique gathering spaces. Appleby Arts & Media Camps offer an exceptional creative outlet where campers learn to have fun while achieving a variety of talents.

Each program culminates with a collaborative show that parents and friends are welcome to attend and join their campers in this multi-media arts experience. All full-day programs include pool time and run from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm daily, with extended supervision available from 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (see the Before & After Camp Care tab for more details). A nutritious lunch with hot selections is included for all full-day programs. 

 

 


  

Acro (Rhythm Gymnastics) (7-12 yrs)

Acro is a combination of dance and acrobatic skills with an emphasis on strength, flexibility and the self-expression and rhythm of modern dance. Campers will have the opportunity to learn basic tumbling skills, leaps and jumps, as well as lifts and partner work. The benefits to campers include physical fitness, self-discipline, positive self-esteem, lasting friendships and team skills. Choreographed to music, campers will work towards developing a short acro routine showcasing skills they learned during the week that they will perform on stage in the Friday Showcase. This camp is the perfect opportunity to give acro a try for the first time, or to keep your camper having fun and working on their acro/ gymnastics skills through the summer. Acro camp is directed by qualified, experienced instructors in a fun, supportive, safe environment where skills are taught progressively and modified for campers' skill levels. 

Each day will offer a few hours of acro in our dance studio with a professional-quality sprung dance floor and mirrored walls, along with a variety of different activities such as crafts, recreational swim time, dance games, outdoor activities and much more. The camp provides a nutritious lunch daily in Appleby’s cafeteria. This camp is a huge hit with youngsters!

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296)
Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 FULL
Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017 FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296) FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017            

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Fee: $370

 

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Adventures in Film Making (10-15 yrs.)

This introductory program explores the making of a film in an exciting and hands-on environment! Camera techniques, editing and sequence are all studied together. Campers, often working alongside others through the process will learn the stages involved in the creation of a digital movie and further their skills in cooperative teamwork.

Film campers can explore the world of movies and television from both behind and in front of the camera, working with guidance from instructors who are themselves experienced film-makers and teachers. Campers work towards the creation of short movies which are screened at camp. Campers write screenplays, scout locations, try different jobs on a film set, learn about movie acting, and discover how to break into film and television through audition training. Campers will also get to build their own clay characters, sets and props; to complete the claymation project. Each week this camp ends with our movie premiere where interested families and friends can enjoy the unveiling of the campers’ films. A nutritious lunch with hot selections is included as well as supervised activities and recreational swimming periods help to form an action-packed day.
 

Dates:

Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 FULL
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296)
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017  

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $370

 

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 Art and Digital Photography Jr. (7-10 yrs.) 

Unleash your child’s inner artist in this great experience! 

Designed specifically for campers ages 7 – 10 who would like to learn or improve their photography skills. Behind the lens of their own digital camera, campers will learn about camera basics, composition, presentation and tone, photo-editing, simple indoor/outdoor lighting techniques, candid vs. posed, photo manipulation and more! Campers develop their own digital art using downloaded photos. Qualified teachers, photographers and camp staff provide top-level instruction in all fundamentals essential to learning and improving photography skills and creating digital art.

Campers will practice taking pictures in various locations on Appleby’s beautiful 60-acre campus, at the same time as practicing a selection of different fun photo styles, including: art in nature, jumping ninjas, crazy scale models, close up portraits, sports in action, and alien art. Our fully-equipped digital media lab provides a great environment for campers' imaginations. Campers will need to bring a camera, fully charged battery, memory card, downloading cable (camera to computer USB) and lots of enthusiasm as they explore the world of digital photography. Campers will be venturing out for field work so please ensure the camera they use is something that parents/guardians are ok with being intensively handled. The program also includes a well-rounded day with supervised recreational activities outdoors, energizers, photo scavenger hunts, recreational swim time and also includes a nutritious lunch, with hot selections. 

Each campers’ week culminates in an impressive portfolio displaying their artwork and photographs and we host an exhibition/slideshow of campers’ work that family and friends are invited to attend.

Dates:

Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017  FULL
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017  FULL
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 FULL
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017  

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-10
Fee: $390

 

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Art and Digital Photography Sr. (10-15 yrs.) 

Calling all digital photographer enthusiasts ages 10 - 15! Experienced and passionate instructors with professional photography experience will deliver a five-day development program aimed at beginners to advanced-skill level photographers and focuses on helping each camper maximize his/her talent. This camp aims to be fun, encourage and motivate young photographers, stimulate their imagination, and inspire creative freedom. Campers must be prepared to bring a functional digital camera (digital SLR camera or point and shoot cameras that offer a range of exposure and focus control), fully charged battery, memory card, downloading cable (camera to computer USB) and lots of enthusiasm. 

This camp is about learning to use the functions of your camera to take pictures of people and places with increased predictability and control well beyond mere snapshots, then turning these photos into digital art! Using various programs campers will make their digital photos really stand out, starting from basic adjustments, progressing to advanced artistic control for creative results. Learning about composition, presentation and tone, photo-editing, shutter speed, aperture, and raw vs. JPG, photographers will learn to create digital images like a pro. The program also includes a well-rounded day with supervised recreational activities outdoors, energizers, photo scavenger hunts, recreational swim time and also includes a nutritious lunch, with hot selections. 

Each campers’ week culminates in an impressive portfolio displaying their artwork and photographs. We also host an exhibition/slideshow of campers’ work that family and friends are invited to attend.

Dates: Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017  FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017  FULL          
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $390

 

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Cake Decorating & Baking (7-12 yrs.)

You don't have to be a chef or even experienced in the kitchen to join the fun in this popular hands-on camp!In this sweet and tasty program, campers learn cooking and baking techniques, proper food handling, food preparation and presentation, kitchen safety, and how to decorate a cookie, cupcake, and more! The experienced Appleby instructors and teachers, in coordination with Appleby’s Sodexo kitchen team, will teach campers basic recipes and techniques for decorating treats with icing flowers, letters, borders, shells and more! Held in Appleby’s state-of the-art cafeteria, there is a focus on safety while also promoting self-confidence and awareness in a fun and inspiring setting! The program also includes a well-rounded day with supervised outdoor activities, energizers, recreational swim time and also includes a nutritious lunch. Come join us and learn the basics of decorating and baking! Parents are welcome to join campers on the last day of camp to observe, and even taste the end product of their children's amazing works of edible art.

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312) FULL
Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017  FULL
Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017  FULL
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017  FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  FULL
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312) FULL
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017  FULL          
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017 FULL  

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Fee: $390

 

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Cartoons and Comics (7-12 yrs.)

Youngsters aged 7-12 who enjoy cartoons and comics from books, movies and galaxies far away will love this camp! Cartoon and Comics camp has sketched up a week of activities where campers can discover how to draw incredible cartoons and have an absolute ball while they’re at it. 

Talented artist and qualified staff teach campers sure-handed cartoon drawing skills to help their imaginations leap off the pages! As participants explore drawing and narration techniques, colorization, and the creation of a story-board creation, they will develop their very own comic creation. Learn about animation, and how animators create cartoons and movies. This hands-on program brings art to life using timelines and keyframes, all delivered in a fun, interactive and supportive manner! 

Each camper concludes the week of camp with an impressive portfolio displaying their artwork, cartoons and comic strips. Appleby will host an exhibition of campers’ work for interested families and friends at the end of the week. Campers will also enjoy daily recreational swim time, a hot lunch in Appleby’s cafeteria and outdoor play! 

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296)
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017  FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017            
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017  

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Fee: $370

 

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Chefs in Training (10-15 yrs.)

Cooking is fun because it's like one big experiment, and best part is…. you get to taste the outcome!

Chefs in Training is a hands-on experience run by professional chefs that focuses on getting our campers comfortable and confident in the kitchen. Serving as an introduction to the culinary arts, in this camp participants will get to try new foods, read recipes, and practice food preparation basics such as measuring, mixing, and knife handling! This high-in-demand camp has a strong focus on food hygiene and kitchen safety, as such, in addition to the aid and supervision of our qualified staff, our budding chefs will be paired or grouped in rotation to allow each camper to participate with and as a "peer safety spotter" during the practice of advanced cooking/preparation techniques. And let's not forget about the best part of this camp: when the food is ready each camper will get to eat their tasty creation and take it home to share... that is if they save any for you!

Campers are encouraged to bring their favorite aprons as well as containers to bring home their recipes each day.

Whether you have experience helping in the kitchen or have never cooked a thing, you will leave this camp with new skills, increased confidence and an appreciation for the value and importance of what we eat.  Let's get Cooking! 

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312) FULL
Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017  FULL
Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017 FULL
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017   FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017 FULL
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312) FULL
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017  FULL         
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017   FULL

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Ages:

10 - 15

Fee:

$390

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 Creative Writing (10-15 yrs.)

Calling all writers, beginner and experienced! Either under a tree overlooking the lake, or in our state-of-the-art classrooms, Appleby provides an inspiring setting where campers can feel safe and supported as they grow as writers! This new camp is designed to offer the opportunity to develop creative abilities and writing talents. Instructed by experienced and talented instructors, campers will receive specific writing instruction and discuss individually with staff to build and reinforce their writing skills. Campers will have time to explore their writing interests, discover their strengths, and learn more about the craft of writing. (Please note that this is not a remedial writing camp).

The camp provides in-depth writing instruction, extended periods of writing time, flexibility in writing assignments, and daily time to share writing with peers. Fiction, Non Fiction, Writing for the Stage, Poetry and Screenplays are some of the potentials! A nutritious lunch and a recreational swim time in the pool will help inspire the creative juices daily! Join us this summer, and unlock the writer in YOU!   

Dates: Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296)  FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017            
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017  
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $370

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Digital Cartooning (10-15 yrs.)

Building on skill sets learned in Cartoons and comics, campers will learn the basics of computer animation including how to take photographs or other images and transform them into comics! Campers will add word balloons, captions and sounds to their drawings and photographs to create a comic strip for the web or an interactive comic they can share with family and friends! In this exciting program, you’ll learn all about cartoon animation using computer software in one of Appleby’s computer labs. Learn how animators at Cartoon Network, Disney and Pixar create cartoons and movies. Begin by creating your own drawings and then explore ways to modify them on the computer. Learn how to bring your art to life, animate your drawings using timelines and key frames and by incorporating sound and special effects.

Talented artist and qualified staff teach campers digital cartooning skills to help camper’s imaginations come to life! Learn about animation, and how animators create cartoons and movies. This hands-on program brings art to life using timelines and key frames, all delivered in a fun, interactive and supportive manner! 

Each camper concludes the week of camp with an impressive digital cartoon. Appleby will host an exhibition of campers’ work for interested families and friends at the end of the week. Campers will also enjoy daily recreational swim time, a hot lunch in Appleby’s cafeteria and playing cooperative outdoors daily.

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296)
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017  FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  FULL
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $360

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Dance (7-14 yrs.)

Hop n’ bop your summer away with this fun dance camp! Campers will learn a variety of different dance moves at the same time as making new friends and learning new games.

The Dance program is designed to develop creativity, co-ordination, flexibility, physical strength, self-confidence, musicality, and performance skills in beginner to intermediate dancers. Using story-based themes, campers will learn a variety of dance genres such as modern, jazz, ballet, creative movement, Hawaiian, Bollywood, West African, and hip hop. Making costume pieces, delving into theatrical makeup, and developing choreography skills are all part of the fun! Using a selection of the latest music, sound, costume, props and masks, the campers perform dance routines that are an integral part of the weekly production. 

This fun dance camp emphasizes the development of technique, terminology and creative skills relating to dance and composition in a variety of performance situations. Our dance instructors bring a wealth of dance experience as well as a background in children’s education, providing a fun approach to learning. Campers will be grouped by skill level. 

The goal of this program is to introduce campers to new styles of dance, strengthen technique of experienced dancers, provide a wonderful platform for future progress and to have fun! Campers use the dance skills they learn to create a routine that they will perform for interested families and friends at the end of the week.

Dates:

Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017  FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-14
Fee: $370

 

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  Digital Interior Design (10-15 yrs.) 

Design a theatre stage, a perfect tree house, a ferris wheel, or a playground for your pet elephant! A sneak peek into the wonderful world of digital design creating models of objects and buildings in three dimensions! Campers will learn to express ideas digitally using SketchUp software which is a tool for three-dimensional modeling that is fun, engaging, and, in the end, powerful.

Our talented artistic instructors will teach campers the software that lets campers create push and pull surfaces to create 3D forms! Campers will learn all the basics, including: optimizing the tool bar; learning functions; stretch, copy, paint and the viewer even enables campers to ‘walk around’ their design and see things from different viewpoints. Budding architects, inspired artists and those who are just interested in learning a new art form… join us in this awesome Digital Interior Design camp! Warning: spontaneous creativity will happen!

Dates: Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017        
     
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $370

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 Fashion Design Jr. (7-10 yrs.) 

Bring out the fashionista in you! Campers will explore the elements of fashion design (colour, silhouette, fabric, line) and learn about the process of designing for a specific client, character and/or occasion. Campers will experience life as a designer by creating their own “label” and will fabric paint it onto their own portfolio case. Campers will complete acrylic and mixed media art work and learn embellishment techniques in ribbon, felt and feathers. Through the "Doll Project", participants will be a Fashion Designer, Fashion Photographer and Fashion Writer and walk the runway with their favourite pieces in our Friday Showcase! No previous experience necessary as participants will develop a keen understanding of what it takes to be successful in the fashion industry. If you daydream of seeing a catwalk full of your designer outfits and have a flair for fashion, this camp is the perfect fit for you!

Course Project Outcomes:
Portfolio - (soft laptop case decorated with 3-d fabric paint)
Acrylic Painting - “Colours of Seasons” (canvas)
3-D Mixed Media - “Little Dress” or “Hat” (canvas)
Storyboard - Fashion Illustration of client/character -in one ensemble 
Illustration Board- “The Doll Project”

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312)
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017   FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017        

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7- 10
Fee: $390

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  Fashion Design Sr. (10-15 yrs.) 

Bring out the fashionista in you! Campers will learn about the process of developing a design “From Design to Consumer”. This includes sketches, technical drawings, pattern making, cutting and sewing, accessorizing, marketing , selling wholesale/retail). Participants very own designed label will be painted on their portfolio containing their fashion illustrations (a complete outfit) with technical (flat) drawings and fabric swatches of their original designs for their bag.

Campers will design and make the patterns for pockets on their bags.  Once their “License to Drive” on the machines are passed, construction of the bags begins! (basic materials for bags are included). Campers will also have a chance to “Drape” fabric on a dressform as well as make and embellish a Top Hat to wear for the Runway Show on Friday! No previous experience necessary as participants will develop a keen understanding of what it takes to be successful in the fashion industry. If you daydream of seeing a catwalk full of your designer outfits and have a flair for fashion, this camp is the perfect fit for you!

Course Project Outcomes: 
Portfolio - (soft laptop case decorated with 3-d fabric paint)
Storyboards - Fashion Illustrations - technical drawings - fabric samples (skirt/pants/bag)
Bag -  finished sewn (fully lined with pockets)
Top Hat - with large tissue flower and other embellishments on Hairband
Fashion Cover - Photo of campers with their draped garment on Dressform

 

Dates:

Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017 
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017  

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $390

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Film Making: Special Effects (10-15 yrs.)

Get ready to find out why making movies is even more fun than watching them! Learn how special effects are created in Hollywood in this film-making camp designed for campers ages 10 -15. Campers create their own special-effects blockbuster and go behind the scenes as they bring a movie to life, using techniques that wow audiences. Discover how the professionals composite video, use motion tracking, perform colour correction, utilize green screens and create 3D graphics to make mind-blowing effects for today's hottest motion pictures. 

Learn the art of digital filmmaking with a focus on special effects and high-end post-production polish. Using Final Cut Pro® and Adobe® After Effects®, learn to composite media in 2D and 3D space, create motion graphics with animated text, distort footage and more. Campers will create their own special effects reel and they will create a professional-looking short film. Each week this camp ends with our movie premiere where interested families and friends can enjoy the unveiling of the campers’ films with special effects. A nutritious lunch with hot selections is included as well as supervised activities and recreational swimming periods help to form an action-packed day.

Dates: Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017  FULL
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017       
           
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $370

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Made by Me (10-15 yrs.) 

Have you ever looked at a mason jar, or a piece of wood, or some colourful beads and thought of all the different ways to transform them into something wonderful? This camp is geared towards those creative and crafty minds looking for a place to learn or refine those DIY skills. Campers will have the opportunity to create things such as a mason jar centerpiece, pallet board sign, painted mug, moon sand, small rug hooking, family tree, scrapbook page, and perhaps a piece of homemade jewellry!

Supplies are included in the cost, as well as a daily nutritional hot lunch and swimming in our indoor pool.  Show off your work to friends and family at our Friday Showcase!

Dates:

Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017 FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017 FULL

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10 - 15
Fee: $390

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Music & Beat Production Jr. (7-10 yrs.)

Do you love music? Want to start producing your own beats? Are you curious as to how music is made? Have you always wanted to create your own digital music mashups and remixes? In this fun camp qualified instructors open the doors to musical exploration providing campers with the tools to express themselves creatively, be adventurous with technology, and build confidence!

Learn about song writing, DJing, mixing, a music history and composing songs! Campers get a chance to indulge their inner rock star through hands-on lessons. Through learning about sound, design, choreography, songwriting, and music campers will be actively learning and have a creative outlet for their musical talents! With access to the latest software they will be able to turn a computer into a keyboard, drum kit, with presets for voice or guitar too! The week culminates with campers making music like a pro, even if they have never played a note!

Dates:

Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017 FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  FULL
Week 8: August 21 - August 25, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-10
Fee: $370

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Music & Beat Production Sr. (10-15 yrs.)  

Do you love music? Want to start producing your own beats? Are you curious as to how music is made? Have you always wanted to create your own digital music mashups and remixes? In this fun camp qualified instructors open the doors to musical exploration providing campers with the tools to express themselves creatively, be adventurous with technology, and build confidence!

Learn about song writing, DJing, mixing, a music history and composing songs! Campers get a chance to indulge their inner rock star through hands-on lessons. Through learning about sound, design, choreography, songwriting, and music campers will be actively learning and have a creative outlet for their musical talents! With access to the latest software they will be able to turn a computer into a keyboard or drum kit, with presets for voice or guitar too! The week culminates with campers making music like a pro, even if they have never played a note!

Dates: Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 FULL
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $370


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Prop Making (10-15 yrs.) 

Have you ever attended a show and gotten lost admiring the performer's costumes? The masks? The props? You can become a back-stage professional by learning the art of designing and making costumes or props for play or live performance, working with various mediums to create your very own masterpiece.

Campers will have the opportunity to create the head of a beast, shield and mask (time permitting) with their own unique designs, including embellishments, using paint and other mixed mediums.

Course Project Outcomes: Sketched head of beast (front and profile) and final headpiece made from foam, fur and other mixed medium.

Be sure to visit on Friday, you may get a chance to see a budding prop maker in the works! 

Dates:

Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312) FULL

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $390

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Theatre Arts (7-15 yrs.)

Discover the wondrous world of acting, drama games and theater! Creativity thrives in this action-packed week of improvisation, scene-creation, and unique characterization through voice and movement. Theatre Arts camp welcomes campers of all experience levels from beginners to experienced young actors (ages 7 to 15). 

Under the guidance of our highly skilled camp instructors and teachers, this camp introduces valuable theatre arts skills in creative drama, movement, improvisation and production design, and creating fun characters for the stage, all while rehearsing an original production! Theatre Arts camp helps to develop a keen sense of creativity, self-confidence, communication and collaborative skills within all participants. While in a small group atmosphere, campers learn to build a story script and develop characters through creative choices in movement and sound. Our performers explore guided improvisations, group exercises, and open scenes, while creating truthful moments, specific character choices, and learning to work as a group.

The program also has added features to this exciting week, building balanced days with recreational activities outdoors, theater games, some puppet or mask making, theatrical make up lessons, recreational swim time and also includes a nutritious lunch, with hot selections. The week culminates with campers stepping into the spotlight to perform their original production on the big stage within Appleby’s Willis Hall Theatre!

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296)
Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017  FULL
Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017 FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017  
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $296)  FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017            
Week 9: August 28 – September 1, 2017  

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-15
Fee: $370 

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Visual Arts Jr. (7-10 yrs.)  

Join us as we get creative both outside and inside our art studios, exploring the wonderful world of visual arts! In Visual Arts Jr campers are introduced to a variety of artistic media including a selection of drawing materials, paint, paper mâché, modeling clay and items drawn from the environment as they develop drawing, painting and sculpting skills. Campers will be also be introduced to a selection of artistic-styles and encouraged to create within their framework. Of course, each camper will also get ample time to explore their own mind and creativity to produce completely original work, both individually and in collaborative projects.

In this camp, qualified instructors and teachers present different art mediums in a creative and fun way! Campers will gain a solid foundation of introductory art techniques that will help them express their imagination through a selection of different mediums. The program also includes a well-rounded day with supervised recreational activities outdoors, fun games, art scavenger hunts, recreational swim time and also includes a nutritious lunch. 

Each week culminates in an impressive art exhibition/gallery of campers’ work. A personal portfolio displaying their artwork contributes to our Friday Showcase. Parents/guardians and friends are invited to be amazed by your campers’ creations on Friday afternoon!

Dates:

Week 1: July 4 – July 7, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312)
Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 FULL
Week 3: July 17 – 21, 2017  FULL
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017  FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017 
Week 6: August 8 – August 11, 2017 (4 Day Camp: $312) FULL
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 FULL
Week 8: August 21 – 25, 2017          

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Fee: $390

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Visual Arts Sr. (10-15 yrs.)  

Join us as we get creative both outside and inside our art studios, exploring the wonderful world of visual arts! Visual Arts Sr. takes campers past the basics of artistry, and delves deeper into more advanced techniques, styling's, and even artistic philosophies. Campers will be taught advanced techniques in a variety of artistic media such as sketching, painting, modeling, sculpting, and more!

Campers will get to try their hand at recreating some famous masterpieces as well as work on their very own creations with high quality tools and instruments, as they explore both individual and collective projects. 

In this camp, qualified instructors and teachers present different art mediums in a creative and fun way! Campers will gain advanced understanding and practice of complex artistic techniques that will help them express their ideas with increasing confidence. Two-dimensional paintings and drawings, three-dimensional sculpted work, printmaking, trainings on mounting and displaying work, understanding the role of visual arts within performing arts, colour schemes and mixing theory round out an all-encompassing Visual Arts experience. The program also includes a well-rounded day with supervised recreational activities outdoors, fun games, like Pictionary and Cranium, art scavenger hunts, recreational swim time and also includes a nutritious lunch. 

Each week culminates in an impressive art exhibition/gallery of campers’ work. A personal portfolio displaying their artwork contributes to our Friday Showcase. Parents/guardians and friends are invited to be amazed by your campers’ creations on Friday afternoon!

Dates:

Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 
Week 4: July 24 – 28, 2017 FULL
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017 
Week 7: August 14 – 18, 2017 FULL

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 7-12
Fee: $390

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  Digital Interior Design (10-15 yrs.) 

Design a theatre stage, a perfect tree house, a ferris wheel, or a playground for your pet elephant! A sneak peek into the wonderful world of digital design creating models of objects and buildings in three dimensions! Campers will learn to express ideas digitally using SketchUp software which is a tool for three-dimensional modeling that is fun, engaging, and, in the end, powerful.

Our talented artistic instructors will teach campers the software that lets campers create push and pull surfaces to create 3D forms! Campers will learn all the basics, including: optimizing the tool bar; learning functions; stretch, copy, paint and the viewer even enables campers to ‘walk around’ their design and see things from different viewpoints. Budding architects, inspired artists and those who are just interested in learning a new art form… join us in this awesome Digital Interior Design camp! Warning: spontaneous creativity will happen!

Dates: Week 2: July 10 – July 14, 2017 
Week 5: July 31 – August 4, 2017        
     
Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10-15
Fee: $370

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