The Umbrella Arts Camp
THE UMBRELLA ARTS CAMP 2023!
PROGRAM IS FULL - SEE YOU IN 2024!
With a focus on the love of art and a keen awareness of the developmental needs of children and young adults, The Umbrella Arts Camp covers arts education for Grades K - 8 instructed by experienced practicing artists, arts educators, and teachers.
We offer arts for every interest. Children will have the opportunity to try a variety of artistic disciplines such as: Drawing & Painting, 2D & 3D Mixed-Media, Ceramics, Arts & Environment, Woodworking, Performing Arts and MORE!
DATES (Please see below for program hours and other information)
WEEK 1: July 5 – 7
Theme: Art of the Americas
Learn about and create art that derives from Northern, Central, and Southern America. Explore how many cultures, nations, and civilizations from past to present have made art inspired by their homeland.
Registration Closes Sunday June 11, 2023
WEEK 1 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Week 2: July 10 - 14
Theme: Elements of Nature are an Artists Inspiration
A week of exploration into how artists use nature and natural materials as a source of artistic inspiration.
Registration Closes Sunday June 18, 2023
WEEK 2 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Week 3: July 17 - 21
Theme: Out of This World Art!
Join us on an intergalactic exploration of art. See how the cosmos and aspects of outer space such as moon phases, astronomy and the planets of our solar system can impact and inspire art.
Registration Closes Sunday June 25, 2023
WEEK 3 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Week 4: July 24 - 28
Theme: STEM / STEAM – Build, Make & Create Art
By using the elements of STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math learn how the scientific method can be implemented to build, make & create art.
Registration Closes Sunday July 2, 2023
WEEK 4 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Week 5: July 31 - August 4
Theme: Ahoy! The Sea & Stories
Explore the power & mystery of the sea that has inspired artists for centuries. Come on a journey as we delve into the mysterious fathoms below and try to stay afloat aboard a pirate ship.
Registration Closes Sunday July 9, 2023
WEEK 5 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Week 6: August 7 - 11
Theme: Artistic Aces Solving Cases
Ever imagined being a spy or solving mysterious cases? This week will let you put on your detective's cap and explore the various mysteries in art.
Registration Closes Sunday July 16, 2023
WEEK 6 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Week 7: August 14 - 18
Theme: Weird, Wild & Wacky Ways to Make Art
Take a look into the unusual, inventive and out of the box approaches to making art. This week will focus on exploring new approaches and embracing the creative spirit through various art forms.
Registration Closes Sunday July 23, 2023
WEEK 7 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
The Summer Camp Program is open for students ages 5-14 in Grades K – 8 for the 2023-2024 school year. With Half-Day and Full-Day, program options for Grades K-6, and our specialized Full Day Teen Program specifically for Grades 7 & 8.
Half-Day (AM): 8:30am - 12:00pm
Morning ONLY for Grades K – 6. Includes two different one-hour art classes each day and a break for a mid-morning snack.
Tuition: Before / After March 1st = $300 / $350
Full-Day: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Full Day program for Grades K – 6. Includes four different one-hour art classes each day. Full Day students must be provided with a NUT-FREE lunch from home for the mid-day break & NUT-FREE snacks for a mid-morning & mid-afternoon break.
Tuition: Before / After March 1st = $550 / $600
Full Day Teen Program (Grades 7 - 8): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Full Day Leadership & Art Making program for Grade 7 - 8 students. This leadership program helps to prepare teens for future jobs or internships while also getting a chance to take their own art classes. This program is structured for teens to spend half of the day gaining leadership experience working with children and the other half of the day taking two different one-hour art classes. This program is perfect for teens who still want to attend art camp while also preparing them for leadership opportunities such as being a future Classroom Assistant, Camp Counselor or Teacher. Teens must be provided with a NUT-FREE lunch from home for the mid-day break & NUT-FREE snacks for a mid-morning & mid-afternoon break.
Tuition: Before / After March 1st = $300 / $350
Extended Care is available as an add-on for students enrolled our Full Day Programs. Extended Care is a combined afternoon program we run for students enrolled in all of the Summer Arts Under The Umbrella Camp Programs from 4:30pm-6:00pm daily Monday-Friday. Tuition is $100 for all week (Monday-Friday) and can be purchased as an add-on with camp registrations. If you have any questions regarding our Extended Day Afternoon please contact The Umbrella office.
HOUSEHOLD SIBLING DISCOUNT:
A tuition discount of 5% off additional registrations is available when two or more children are registered for the same week(s).
Registration will close at 11:59pm EST on Sunday, 3 weeks prior to the start of the respective Summer Program week. Registrations after a deadline date may be accepted on a space available basis with an additional fee of $50. Parents must contact The Umbrella office by phone or in person and be ready to make payment at the time of registration and complete all of the required camp forms.
In the unlikely event that a program is under-enrolled, the Program will be cancelled 2 weeks prior to the start date and a full refund will be given.
Tuition, less a $50 registration fee per week/session, will be refunded if the request is made PRIOR to the registration deadline for the week for which the registration was intended to begin. Registration will close at 11:59pm EST on Sunday, 3 weeks prior to the start of the respective Summer Program week. 50% of tuition payments may be refunded on a case by case basis after a registration deadline up to the start of each camp week. On or after the first day of each registered camp week, no refunds are given. In the case of an accident or illness, please contact the Umbrella office. We may be able to arrange a later start date.
Grades K - 6 will be divided by age into similar age color groups. These color groups will be determined based upon the ages and total number of students enrolled per camp week. Please note that your child's age group will be adjusted to the nearest age group depending upon availability, at the discretion of the Camp Director. If you would like your student in a specific age group or with a friend you can make a request in the request section of the online registration. Requests will be honored when possible, but cannot be guaranteed and decisions on granting requests is at the discretion of the Camp Director.
A limited amount of tuition assistance is offered by The Umbrella through the Babette Newburger Art Education Fund to cover partial tuition costs for families in need. Application and approval are necessary. Awards are made first come, first served on a rolling deadline. Please contact Jason Springer, Director of Education, at 978-371-0820 x202 or email@example.com for more information.
Should a camp week sell out, we will open a waitlist. We encourage interested families to register for the waitlist option, as spots may open up and/or more spots may be added depending on staffing and final program enrollment. Notifications may begin in March. If you have any questions about the waitlist please contact Rebecca Campbell, Camp Director, at 978-371-0820 x200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUMMER ARTS UNDER THE UMBRELLA - CAMP POLICIES AND AGREEMENTS:
Programming is subject to change as new safety protocols are put in place. For additional questions about Summer Camp contact Rebecca Campbell, Camp Director at email@example.com or 978-371-0820 x200. Camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.