2020 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 29 - July 10
Session 2: July 13 - July 24
Session 3: July 27 - Aug 7
Session 4: Aug 10 - Aug 14

Note: Camp is closed Friday, July 3rd.

Summer Camp 2020 Open House Dates
Sunday, February 2, 2020; Noon - 2pm
Location: Physical Education Building
Saturday, April 4, 2020; Noon - 2pm
Location: Physical Education Building

Important Dates

Medication Drop Off Days

TBA

Note:
A Medication Request Form must be filled out by your childs physician, and must either be sent into the camp office ahead of time or accompany the medication being dropped off.

Medication must be in the original container, including the label with your campers name, doseage, and the perscribers name.

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The Hofstra Art Experience 2020

For Girls and Boys Entering Grades 2-10
Session 1: June 29 - July 10
Session 2: July 13 - July 24
Session 3: July 27 - August 7
Session 4: You May Be Insterested in Cartooning Workshop Camp
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Paint yourself a picture of a summer camp filled with amazing art work. This camp teaches age-specific art techniques, styles, and mediums using individual and small-group instruction. Whether you’re a beginning artist or already familiar with many techniques, this camp will offer you new and exciting ways to express your artistic vision.

Click on the blue button below indicating the session you would like to register for and add the program to your cart.




Curriculum Areas Include

  • Polymer Clay: Campers create sculptures, decorative masks, vases, artistic jewelry pieces and mosaics. Standard techniques of clay sculpting and armature building help create new and exciting projects.
  • Beyond the Rainbow-Painting: Campers learn various techniques of painting through watercolor, tempera, acrylic paints and multimedia paint projects. Each student experiences methods of mixing paints and shading, and 2-D and 3-D projects are addressed while learning different brush strokes.
  • Cartooning for Graphic Storytelling:
    • Grades 2-5 Students learn how to design their own original characters and through the medium of comics, tell simple stories using the four panel comic strip. Students are encouraged to be as original as possible and emphasis is on creating comic strips that are easy to read. Students also learn some basic comic strip design and composition principles to help them tell stories.
    • Grades 6-10 Students learn to create comic book art and illustration for publication. Techniques such as penciling, inking, page layout and drawing fundamentals are taught in the service of telling stories. Students also learn how to create work for publication. The goal of the class is to create and anthology comic book of student work by the end of the session.

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Note: There is a $50 surcharge per session for additional materials and staff requirements.

Schedule: Half the day consists of The Hofstra Art Experience. For the other half of the day, your child is placed in a recreation group of 8-10 campers in of the same grade and gender where all campers enjoy lunch, instructional swim and recreational sports.

For More Information
Call
: (516) 463-CAMP (2267)
or
Email: ce-camps@hofstra.edu