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Art Camp for kids who love nature
art camp for kids and teens
outdoor art camp for kids and teens

Summer Art Camps


Registration opens February 1st. wait-list options when full 

Near Woodinville, Bothell, Redmond, and Bellevue

Camp 1 - July 10th-13th 9:30am-3:30pm

Camp 2 - July 17th-20th 9:30am-3:30pm (ages 12-15)
Camp 3 - Aug. 14th-17th 9:30am-3:30pm 
Typical Schedule:
9:30-3:30 Monday -Thursday
am: Drawing skills, drawing live animals, exploring nature with art, team building
pm: Painting, sculpture, and sketchbook nature journaling
*COVID update: 2023 Monahan Studio follows state guidelines for COVID. Last 3 summers we held camp successfully with no COVID outbreaks and many happy children:)
Looking for a summer camp for your child that is fun, gets them outside, and helps to nourish their creative side? Students will learn and grow with various techniques to draw, paint, sculpt, and explore print-making through guided projects. Many of the drawing projects involve drawing of live animals we observe at the studio such as ducks, turtles, lizards, etc. Students will also have an daily opportunities to work with a team to build projects from nature while exploring how science and art work together such as creating a pendulum to paint with, or a structurally sound and beautiful bridge made of bark, moss, flowers and rocks. Many various sculpture and painting projects will give the chance for each student to really explore their unleashed creativity. Each day ends with a time of quiet observation and sketching under the cool shade of the trees to sketch from nature. This is an outdoor camp.
* Dress for mess from shirts to shoes. Art can be messy, also kids like to spend time outside in the creek bed and forest area during breaks and group projects. Water sandals are ideal. On very hot days we may run through the sprinkler on breaks, students may bring swimsuits and towels if they wish.
* the studio is cold in the morning even on warm days, bring a sweatshirt.
Please keep in mind, if for what ever reason your summer plans change and you can not come to camp, refunds will be given up to 30 days prior. After that, credit will be given toward other camps or classes.
COVID notes:

My concern for your safety is a priority. Due to these uncertain times, Our summer art camps will be held completely outside.

We will also take the following additional precautions:

sanitizing frequently, each student will get their own pack of materials to use for the week, no-touch temperature checks upon arrival and at lunch. The bathroom will be sanitized after each use. Mask use will follow state guidelines.

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