art camps at the Y
The YMCA of
Greater Syracuse offers a wide range of summer Arts Camps programs for
youth of all ages. Whether your child is interested in ceramics,
sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, digital media, or a little
bit of everything, we have full-day and half-day camp programs that will
keep kids exploring. Guided by professionally trained artists, our
campers work individually and in groups on projects that nurture their
creativity and expand their artistic abilities.
- Click here to download a complete 2016 camp brochure and registration packet.
- Contact the East Y Arts Studio at 637-2025, ext. 216
Art Camp at the East Area Family Y
At the East Area Family YMCA, campers will enjoy the art studio for a
full week, experiencing a wide range of media with guidance from two
teaching artists. Daily activities will include gym games, outdoor time
(weather permitting), free swim in the Activity Pool and the water-slide
on Fridays! Limited to 24 participants each week. For ages 6-12. Full
day, 9 AM - 4 PM.
Art Camp at YMCA Camp Iroquois Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups before
traveling to five different teaching artists each day to experience a
variety of art media. Boating, outdoor swimming, the climbing wall and
hiking will fill up the camper's schedule. Art Camp at Camp Iroquois
will be held outdoors daily. Before Care and After Care will be held
on-site. Limited to 60 participants each week. Campers may sign up for
both weeks. Ages 6-12. Full day, 9 AM - 4 PM.
Digital Photography/Storytelling Camp at YMCA Camp IroquoisThese camps are for our older campers. Digital Photography is for those who are interested in visual thinking and the world of photography. Digital Storytelling will allow the participants to create vines (6-second videos) and generate stories that are reflective and autobiographical in nature. Boating, outdoor swimming, the climbing wall and hiking are part of the schedule. Limited to 12 participants each week. Campers may sign up for both weeks. Ages 11-13. Full day, 9 AM - 4 PM.
Art Camp at the Art Park
This unique camp is located on the grounds of Stone Quarry Hill Art
Park in Cazenovia. Campers will experience an intensive study in a
specialized area of art each session. Activities and projects will
include formal art instruction from the artists-in-residence, producing
pieces inspired by the natural surroundings. Limited to 10 participants
each session; campers may sign up for
multiple sessions. Ages 10-14. Half day, 9 AM - 12 PM.
Teen Arts Camp
Keep your imagination alive this summer! Arts camp has expanded to include half day programs for teens. Each one week session will focus intensively on a single topic. You can choose between Digital Storytelling, Digital Photography and a week of Comic Book Art. Campers will work independently and in groups Most materials are included for camps; students will work with their own digital equipment. Ages 10-15. Half day 12:30 PM-4:30 PM.