Summer Camp

Program Offerings Camp Facts

The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic venue where children can explore the wonders of the visual and performing arts. Camp programs are designed to provide fun, encouraging, creative and safe experience for children ages 6 – 17. Programs are taught by artist-educators in professional studios.

Session Dates and Prices:

Camp programs are full days, Monday to Friday, for one or two weeks. See individual program descriptions for specific dates and prices.

Please note that there will be no programs on July 1st and August 3rd, 2015.

Full day (1 week): $225 (short weeks: $210)
Full day (2 weeks): $450 (short weeks: $435)

Add on to your camp our Extended Care and Meal Plan options.

Extended Care: $36.00 / week; $32.00 / short weeks
Meal Plan: $38.00 / week; $30.00 / short weeks

 

Program Offerings

Ages 6 - 7

All About Art! (one week)

This fun-filled art program for young artists introduces them to the amazing possibilities of painting, drawing, sculpting, interspersed with stories, games and lots more fun! New themes for 2015: All Sorts of Sports, a week long exploration of the artistic side of athletics; Jungle Fever, join us on the search for amazing creatures from the Amazon; and Whimsical Worlds, an art-filled adventure of magical lands!

Session: All Sorts of Sports

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAK1 June 29 – July 3 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online
7SCAK4 July 20 – July 24 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAK7 August 10 – August 14 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Session: Jungle Fever

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAK2 July 6 – July 10 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAK5 July 27 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAK8 August 17 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Session: Whimsical Worlds

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAK3 July 13 – July 17 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAK6 August 4 – August 7 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online
7SCAK9 August 24 – August 28 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Once Upon A Stage (one week)

Drama, music and the visual arts come together! Campers work together to bring stories to life as they explore basic acting skills through drama games and creativity through movement and crafts. Developing skills that will enhance their self-confidence, imagination, and concentration, campers take their first steps toward the stage and prepare a showcase for family and friends at the end of the week.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCUS1 July 27 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCUS2 August 17 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCUS3 August 24 – August 28 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Ages 8 - 10

Art Adventures (one week)

This dynamic program provides an exciting introduction to a wide variety of art techniques and materials. Painting, drawing, sculpture, and/or printmaking will be explored. NEW PROJECTS EVERY YEAR!
(Max. 18 participants per session)

Session: Art In Motion

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAV1 June 29 – July 3 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online
7SCAV3 July 27 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAV5 August 10 – August 14 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Session: Medieval Madness

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAV2 July 6 – July 10 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAV4 August 4 – August 7 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online

Bravo Broadway (two weeks)

This popular musical theatre camp offers young performers the chance to sing, dance and perform on stage in preparation for an exciting final show in one of our professional theatres! Some dance, singing and/or acting experience is an asset, but not necessary. Beginners are welcome!
(Max. 20 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCBB2 July 6 – July 17 9 am - 4 pm $450 Register Online
7SCBB3 July 13 – July 24 9 am - 4 pm $450 Register Online
7SCBB7 August 10 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $450 Register Online
7SCBB8 August 17 – August 28 9 am - 4 pm $450 Register Online

Clay Crazy (one week)

Campers will explore a variety of projects and techniques in the Ceramics Studio. Children will learn handbuilding skills and will have a chance to try their hand on the wheel. NEW PROJECTS EVERY YEAR! Clay pieces will be kiln fired, and will be ready for pick up within three weeks of the end of the program.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCC1 June 29 – July 3 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online
7SCCC2 July 6 – July 10 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCCC3 July 20 – July 24 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCCC4 July 27 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCCC5 August 17 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCCC6 August 24 – August 28 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Creative Couture (one week)

Do you have a passion for fashion? A creative flare? This program is the perfect way for campers to express themselves by designing their own fashion accessories, textile art and other unique projects in our professional Textile and Fibre Arts Studio.
(Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCR2 August 4 – August 7 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online
7SCCR4 August 17 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Photomania (one week)

Discover the amazing world of digital photography with new projects every year! Campers will learn the fundamentals of composition and lighting, and experiment with new techniques while developing new skills and refining existing ones. (Basic Digital Camera is required).

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCPM1 July 13 – July 17 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCPM2 August 4 – August 7 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online

StageWorks (one weeks)

Campers will learn the fundamentals of theatre and explore drama through traditional theatre games, improv, and character development. Campers will gain confidence and new skills which will be showcased in a performance on the final day. (Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCSW1 July 6 – July 10 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCSW3 July 20 – July 24 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

ToonTime (one week)

Learn the secrets behind your favourite cartoon shows and comics! Campers will learn the fundamentals of character development, illustration and storyboarding while exploring traditional 2D and 3D animation techniques.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCTN1 July 13 – July 17 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCTN2 August 10 – August 14 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCTN3 August 17 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCTN4 August 24 – August 28 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Ages 9 - 13

Design It! (one week)

Explore how master designers create amazing 2D and 3D objects. Campers will use a range of techniques including drawing and illustration, printmaking, and model building to explore the fundamentals of everyday design.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCDE1 July 6 – July 10 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCDE2 July 27 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Photo Frenzy (one week) NEW!

Discover the amazing world of digital photography! Campers will learn the fundamentals of composition and lighting, and experiment with new techniques while developing new skills and refining existing ones. (Basic digital camera is required).

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCPF1 August 24 – August 28 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Ages 11 - 14

Art Fun-damentals (one week)

This popular program for aspiring artists explores a variety of techniques and artistic media while discovering the artists and movements that have shaped our artistic landscape. Create self-portraits, paint landscapes, sculpt, and much more. NEW PROJECTS EVERY YEAR! (Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAF1 July 13 – July 17 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAF2 July 20 – July 24 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCAF3 August 17 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Bravo Broadway (two weeks)

This popular musical theatre camp offers young performers the chance to sing, dance and perform on stage in preparation for an exciting final show in one of our professional theatres! Some dance, singing and/or acting experience is an asset, but not necessary. Beginners are welcome!
(Max. 20 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCBB1 June 29 – July 10 9 am - 4 pm $435 Register Online
7SCBB4 July 20 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $450 Register Online
7SCBB5 July 27 – August 7 9 am - 4 pm $435 Register Online

Clay Works (one week)

Explore the fundamentals of creating with clay, using coil, pinch-pot, slab and other sculpting techniques to create a variety of functional and decorative objects. Campers will learn hand building techniques and will also have a chance to try their hand on the wheel. NEW PROJECTS EVERY YEAR! Clay pieces will be kiln fired, and will be ready for pick up within three weeks of the end of the program.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCW1 July 13 – July 17 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCCW2 August 4 – August 7 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online
7SCCW3 August 10 – August 14 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Creative Couture! (one week)

Do you have a passion for fashion? A creative flare? This program is the perfect way for campers to express themselves by designing their own fashion accessories, textile art and other unique projects in our professional Textile and Fibre Arts Studio.
(Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCR1 July 27 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCCR3 August 10 – August 14 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Movie Makers (two weeks)

Budding directors, screenwriters, and cinematographers will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking, including script development, storyboards, lighting and sound while creating a short film. Film premieres for family and friends will be held in our film theatre on the last day of the program.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCMM1 June 29 – July 10 9 am - 4 pm $435 Register Online
7SCMM2 July 20 – July 31 9 am - 4 pm $450 Register Online
7SCMM3 August 10 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $450 Register Online

StageWorks (one week)

Campers will learn the fundamentals of theatre and explore drama through traditional theatre games, improv, and character development. Campers will gain confidence and new skills which will be showcased in a performance on the final day. (Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCSW2 July 13 – July 17 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online
7SCSW4 August 4 – August 7 9 am - 4 pm $210 Register Online

Ages 14 - 16

Leaders through the Arts (one week)

Youth will engage in specialized workshops which will foster confidence, communication, teamwork, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Using the visual and performing arts for self-expression and discovery, participants will gain valuable leadership skills. (Max. 12 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCLA1 August 17 – August 21 9 am - 4 pm $225 Register Online

Ages 15 - 17

Bravo Broadway (two weeks) NEW!

This popular musical theatre camp offers young performers the chance to sing, dance and perform on stage in preparation for an exciting final show in one of our professional theatres! Some dance, singing and/or acting experience is an asset, but not necessary. Beginners are welcome!
(Max. 20 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCBB6 August 4 – August 14 9 am - 4 pm $435 Register Online

 

Camp Facts


Daily Schedule

Camp programs are one or two weeks in length, and run Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Supervised breaks are provided for all campers. Mid-morning, mid-afternoon and lunch breaks are held outdoors, weather permitting. Campers must provide their own lunch and snacks.

Holidays

Camp programs do not run on Wednesday, July 1 or Monday, August 3, 2015.

Drop Off & Pick-Up

Camp programs begin at 9:00 a.m. Please drop off your child at the Camp sign-in area on the second floor located in the Staging Room at least 10 minutes prior to the program start time. Children MUST be picked up promptly after programs or evening extended care. Late pick up charges will apply. Photo ID must be presented by those authorized to pick up campers each day.

There will be a late pick-up fee of $20.00 after 4:00 p.m. for campers not registered in Extended Care.

Parking

Paid underground parking at the Centre is in effect and can be purchased in increments of $.25 per 15 minutes. Payment can be made by coin or credit card. The Living Arts Centres’ free 15 minute drop-off zone is at our south entrance driveway located off of Princess Royal Drive. On-street paid parking is also available along Living Arts Drive. Please park within designated areas. The Living Arts Centre is not responsible for any tickets incurred due to parking infractions.

Extended Care

Extended care consists of supervised activities available from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited spaces are available.

One Week - $36.00
Short weeks - $32.00
There will be a late pick-up fee of $20.00 after 5:30 p.m.

Lunch and Snacks

Campers must provide their own lunches, snacks and drinks. Refrigeration is not available. Please ensure that all lunches and snacks are Nut Free.

Meal Plan

This 5 day set menu includes a sandwich, fruit, treat, juice and pizza on Friday!

Note: you will need to provide your child with a morning and afternoon snack.
Meal Plan - $38.00
Short weeks - $30.00
We cannot accommodate allergies of any kind or any special dietary restrictions.

Special Needs

If your child has any special needs, details must be disclosed at the time of registration. Please note that we cannot provide one-on-one supervision and may not be able to provide specific medical support. The Living Arts Centre is working in partnership with Community Living Mississauga through their Children’s Summer Support Program (CSSP) to offer a limited number of spaces to children with special needs. Please note that these spaces will be filled only with successful applicants to the CSSP. Confirmation of CSSP acceptance and support must be presented prior to registration at the Living Arts Centre.

Class Size & Instruction

Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 16 campers, except where otherwise noted. Your child’s camp experience is prepared and delivered by a qualified team of Instructors, Assistants and Volunteers. Camp Instructors are artist-educators with teaching experience. Camp Assistants are university or college students, and teen volunteers are interviewed and selected from local high schools.

Withdrawals

If you wish to withdraw your registration, requests must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the first day of camp. An administration fee of $25 will be charged for each withdrawal. After this period, any withdrawal requests must be accompanied by a medical certificate in order to receive a refund. You will be refunded for unattended days, less a $25 administration fee. The Living Arts Centre reserves the right to withdraw a camper if he or she is deemed to be incompatible with the program. A refund will be issued for all unattended program days.

Cancellations

The Living Arts Centre reserves the right to cancel or combine individual courses if minimum registration is not achieved. A full refund will be issued in the event of a cancellation.

Confirmation Packages

Registration done in person or on the phone will be confirmed by mail in the form of a confirmation package containing important information regarding camp programs. Registrations completed online will receive an e-mail confirming their registration, as well as information regarding camp programs.

What to Wear

For all programs, comfortable clothing and running shoes are best. For hands-on art programs, we recommend that children wear something to protect their clothing – art can be messy! Camp aprons are now available for purchase to help protect clothing! Artists’ aprons are made from high quality navy denim fabric and have an adjustable neck strap and a pocket for holding tools. Available in two sizes: Small - $11.99 + tax or Medium/Large - $15.00 + tax. To order, please call (905) 306-6000 or email lac.boxoffice@livingarts.on.ca.

Prices

  • Please see individual program descriptions for prices.
  • Please note all prices include all materials and applicable taxes.
  • Families who enroll more than one child (residing at the same household) will receive a 10% discount on each additional child (not available for online registration).

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