YA! Camp Session 8B: Mixed Media Painting & Beginning Sewing (8/6-8/10)


This camp is intended for children entering grades 6-8 in the fall. If your child will be entering grade 9 in the fall you have the option to register for a Pre-College workshop for kids entering grades 9-12. 

Art Adventures YA! (Young Adult) Day Camp introduces students in grades 6-8 to OCAC’s professional art studios under the guidance of working artists and arts educators. Each weeklong session is comprised of two in-depth art workshops. This intensive exploration of two different studio techniques provides the developing teen boundless opportunity for self-expression and personal exploration. The YA! Day Camp is an ideal starting point for any youth interested in pursuing art at a more complex and rigorous level.

At the end of the week, we welcome both family and friends to come to campus at 4:00pm for our Friday Art Show, where students can show off their work and view work done by other YA! participants.

Each weeklong camp runs 9:00am-5:00pm, every day. Supervised care is available from 8am-9am (Before Care) and from 5pm-6pm (After Care). Before/After Care is offered as a package for an additional fee of $30 per session. No person under the age of 15 years may wait unsupervised on the campus of Oregon College of Art and Craft.

Mixed Media + Painting:

In this fun workshop, you will create multiple projects with a variety of materials, paint, images, and found objects. Techniques will include collage, monotype printing, drawing, painting, mixing, assemblage, cutting, and pasting, etc. This workshop is designed to give you a wide variety of art making experiences and allows you to continue to explore various visual art forms and techniques through the elements and principles of art and design. Come learn how media interacts with each other and what can work or not work! You will create multiple original artworks and learn skills and techniques associated with a variety of art media. This workshop is designed to explore both traditional and non-traditional techniques. Many projects may include ordinary objects that can be transformed into creative works of art.

Beginning Sewing:

Learn how to sew! Whether you love fashion and want to make your own runway piece, or whether you want to create stuffed animals, accessories or gifts, this sewing for beginners workshop will cover the core principals of sewing by hand and by sewing machine. Various projects will be created to teach the basics and the chance to say, “I made that!” This workshop is designed to teach you how to cut and sew textiles, strengthen your understanding of sewing and techniques, spark your creativity, and send you on your way to becoming a textile artist!

Program Type: 
YA! (Young Adult): Grades 6-8
Start Date: 
Monday, August 6, 2018
End Date: 
Friday, August 10, 2018
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9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
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