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 – 16. Programs are taught by artist-educators in professional studios.

Session Dates and Prices:

Camp programs are offered full days, Monday to Friday, for one or two weeks from
June 30 to August 29, 2014. See individual program descriptions for specific dates and prices.

Please note that there will be no programs on July 1st and August 4th, 2014.

Pricing:

Full day (1 week): $222 (short weeks: $206)
Full day (2 weeks): $444 (short weeks: $428)

Add on to your camp our Evening 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 to keep our young artists imaginations busy!. New themes for 2014: Art Bites, a week long all-you-can-make art buffet!; Treasure Hunt, join us on the search for amazing and precious art-ifacts!: Under The Sea: an art-filled adventure of the magical world under the sea.

Session: Art Bites

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAA4 July 21 – July 25 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCAA7 August 11 – August 15 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

Session: Treasure Hunt

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAA5 July 28 – August 1 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCAA8 August 18 – August 22 9 am - 4 pm $222 Call Box Office

Session: Under the Sea

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAA6 August 5 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $206 Join Waitlist
7SCAA9 August 25 – August 29 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
"My daughter loved everything about camp; I loved knowing she was safe and having fun, we can’t wait for next summer!" - parent

Once Upon A Stage (one week) NEW!

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.
(Max. 16 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCUS1 July 28 – August 1 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCUS2 August 25 – August 29 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

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: Animal Architects

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAV3 July 28 – August 1 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCAV5 August 11 – August 15 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

Session: Globe Trotters

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAV4 August 5 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $206 Register Online

Bravo Broadway (two week)

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 July 21 – August 1 9 am - 4 pm $444 Join Waitlist
7SCBB4 August 11 – August 22 9 am - 4 pm $444 Join Waitlist

Clay Crazy (one week)

Campers will explore a variety of projects and techniques in the Centre’s Ceramics Studio. Children will learn hand building 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 two to three weeks of the end of the program.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCC3 July 21 – July 25 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCCC4 July 28 – August 1 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCCC5 August 18 – August 22 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

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 Fiber Arts Studio.
(Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCR2 August 5 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $206 Join Waitlist
7SCCR4 August 18 – August 22 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

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
7SCPM2 August 5 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $206 Join Waitlist

StageWorks (one week)

This is the perfect introduction into the world of theatre! Campers will develop core performance skills and explore drama through traditional theatre games, improvisation, character development, scene work, voice and movement. In a fun and supportive environment campers will learn the fundamentals of theatre and performance while gaining new confidence and developing stage presence. Wrap up the week and share your new skills with family and friends at the Open House!
(Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCSW3 July 21 – July 25 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

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. Each animator will receive a DVD of the final videos.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCTN2 August 5 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $206 Call Box Office
7SCTN3 August 18 – August 22 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

Ages 9 - 13

Design It! (one week) NEW!

Explore how master designers create amazing 2D and 3D objects while getting the chance to invent your own. Campers will use a wide range of visual art techniques including drawing and illustration, printmaking, and model building to explore the fundamentals of everyday design.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCDE1 July 28 – August 1 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCDE2 August 25 – August 29 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

Ages 11 - 14

Art Fun-damentals (one week)

This very popular program for aspiring artists explores a variety of techniques and materials while discovering the artists and movements that have shaped our artistic landscape. New projects every year allow returning participants to further refine their skills. Create self-portraits, paint landscapes, sculpt, and much more.
(Max. 20 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCAF2 July 21 – July 25 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCAF3 August 18 – August 22 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

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
7SCBB3 July 28 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $428 Join Waitlist
7SCBB7 August 5 – August 15 9 am - 4 pm $428 Join Waitlist

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! Pieces will be kiln fired, and will be ready for pick up within two weeks of the end of the program.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCW2 August 5 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $206 Join Waitlist
7SCCW3 August 11 – August 15 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

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 Fiber Arts Studio.
(Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCCR1 July 21 – July 25 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist
7SCCR3 August 11 – August 15 9 am - 4 pm $222 Join Waitlist

Movie Makers (two weeks)

Join this exciting and extremely popular program from the Centre’s school of film! Budding directors, screenwriters, and cinematographers will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking, including script development, storyboards, lighting and sound while creating a short film. Returning participants will continue to develop and refine their skills while working on new projects. Film premieres for family and friends will be held in our film theatre on the last day of the program. Each filmmaker will receive a copy of the final project.

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCMM2 July 21 – August 1 9 am - 4 pm $444 Join Waitlist
7SCMM3 August 11 – August 22 9 am - 4 pm $444 Join Waitlist

StageWorks (one week) NEW!

This is the perfect introduction into the world of theatre! Campers will develop core performance skills and explore drama through traditional theatre games, improvisation, character development, scene work, voice and movement. In a fun and supportive environment campers will learn the fundamentals of theatre and performance while gaining new confidence and developing stage presence. Wrap up the week and share your new skills with family and friends at the Open House!
(Max. 18 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCSW4 August 11 – August 15 9 am - 4 pm $222 Register Online

Ages 13 - 16

Leaders through the Arts (two weeks)

Want to be a leader and make a difference in the community? Through visual and performing arts based workshops participants will develop confidence, communication, teamwork, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Participants will partake in specialized workshops such as improv, sculpture and mixed media, which are geared towards personal growth, self-discovery and reflection. These new skills will help participants through-out their placement as they assist younger campers under the guidance of art instructors and camp staff.
(Max. 12 participants per session)

Code Start / End Time Cost Status
7SCLA1 July 28 – August 8 9 am - 4 pm $428 Register Online

 

Camp Facts


Daily Schedule

Summer Camp (June 30 – August 29, 2014) is one week in length. Each program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Supervised morning, afternoon and lunch breaks are provided for all campers.

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 main floor of the Centre 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.

Evening Extended Care

Evening Extended Care consists of supervised activities. Morning Extended Care is from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Morning Extended Care is available free of charge for all Camps. Evening Extended Care is offered for all camps from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis for a fee. Limited spaces available. Single days cannot be purchased.

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

Refrigeration for lunches, snacks and drinks is not available. Please ensure that all lunches and snacks are Nut Free. Adult supervision is provided for all campers during the lunch hour and breaks.

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.

Meal Plan Menu

Monday: Ham and cheese w/ lettuce and tomato on kaiser roll, fresh veggies, kettle popcorn, juice
Tuesday: Whole wheat bagel with cream cheese and veggies, apple, banana loaf, juice
Wednesday: Chicken burrito wrap, (chicken, lettuce, cheddar cheese, flour tortilla), fresh veggies, fruit salad cup, juice
Thursday: Roast beef and cheddar cheese on whole wheat bread, banana, granola bar, juice
Friday: Two slices of cheese pizza, fresh veggies, brownie, juice
* Please note the Meal Plan Menu is subject to change

If you wish to cancel your meal plan, requests must be received in writing at least two weeks prior to the first day of camp.

Special Needs

If your child has any special needs, details must be disclosed at registration. Please note that we cannot provide one-on-one supervision or 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 disabilities. 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 range from 16 to 20 campers, depending on age and program. 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 cancel 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 cancellation. After this period, any cancellation 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 de-register 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 on-line will receive an e-mail confirming their registration, as well as information regarding camp programs.

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.

What to Wear

For all programs, comfortable clothing is best. For hands-on visual art programs, we recommend that children wear something to protect their clothing – art can be messy!

Don’t forget to order your Living Arts Centre Camps Artist’s Apron!
Artist’s aprons are made from high quality navy denim fabric and have an adjustable neck strap and pocket for holding tools.
Small- $9.99 + tax or Medium/ Large- $11.99 + tax
To order please call: 905-306.6033

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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