(Art, Video Game Development & Pre-K Camps) Creative Summer Camps @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center

Summer Camps 2019 for K-12 @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Savannah include photography, art with the pros (featuring a different local artist each day), crafting, portfolio builders, STEAM, and videogame design. Each camp culminates with a reception and exhibition in the Morrison Community Gallery.

All classes are located in the Jepson Center at 207 W. York St. unless otherwise noted.

Register by calling 912-790-8823 or email bradleyk@telfair.org.

Learn more here.

Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp
10–12yrs: May 28–May 31, 9am–3pm
12–14yrs: July 2–6, 9am–3pm (no camp July 4)
Members $160 / non-members $180

This four-day camp is designed to help upper-elementary and middle school students improve their drawing skills and begin the process of developing a portfolio. Students will focus on measurement, proportion, perspective, and use of value to create volume and space. The camp will also include practice portraiture and sketching from clothed models. The Drawing Portfolio Builder Camp is a great class for students to learn and advance the skills necessary for developing art portfolios.

Master Artist Photography Camp
10–12yrs: June 3–7, 9am–3pm
13–16yrs: June 10–14, 9am–3pm
Members $200 / non-members $235

This intensive, weeklong program focuses on black-and-white and digital photography, as well as the basic functions of 35mm manual cameras. While instructors emphasize the advancements of digital media and Adobe Photoshop, they will also cover conventional methods of film photography, including pinhole cameras, to supplement the experience. The camp features student use of both manual and digital cameras and study of photography in Telfair exhibitions. The program will culminate with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Jepson Center.

Raising STEAM: Technology, Art, and Electronics
10–12yrs: June 17–21, 9am–3pm
Members $200 / non-members $235

This comprehensive STEAM camp gives young people the opportunity to explore the artistic potential of technology. In this weeklong camp, students will learn to use a variety of technologies and methods to create and express themselves. Students will explore 3D printing, create images with Adobe Photoshop, and solder their own electronic-noise toys. Participants will also learn basic computer programming with Arduino microcontrollers. The program culminates with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Jepson Center.

Art with the Pros
6–10yrs: June 24–28, 9am–3pm
Members $175 / non-members $195

Each day, this camp will feature a different local artist providing a unique lesson based on his or her medium. Lunch in Telfair Square (weather permitting), breaks and games in ArtZeum, and special tours of the galleries are all included. Students will learn to give constructive criticism on their own and their peers’ artwork. The program culminates with a student art exhibition and a reception in the Jepson Center.

Videogame Development
12–14yrs: July 8–12, 9am–3pm
14–18yrs: July 15–19, 9am–3pm
Members $175 / non-member $195

Full STEAM ahead! In this weeklong camp, students will build their own videogames. Students will explore, play, and learn computer programming from scratch using game-making programs. The summer camp culminates with a reception and exhibition of the participants’ games in the Jepson Center’s Morrison Community Gallery.

Museum Explorations Pre-K Camp
4–6yrs: July 22–July 26, 9am–noon
Members $100 / non-members $125

Stave off the summer doldrums! Exploring Telfair Museums’ three sites and exhibitions has never been so much fun. Each day, participants will tour a new exhibit and learn to create the very same types of art seen in the galleries, finding inspiration with instruction in drawing, painting, and printmaking. Students will immerse themselves in innovative arts lessons taught by professional artists.

Crafters Camp
8–11yrs: July 15–19, 9am–3pm
Members $175 / non-members $195

The Ultimate Crafty Kids Camp is packed with a variety of projects: screen printing, knitting, friendship bracelets, calligraphy, paper crafts, and much more. In this weeklong camp, students will explore and learn techniques in a rich variety of crafts that will inspire and develop their desire to be independent makers.

Videogame Design with Scratch
9–12yrs: July 22–July 26, 9am–noon
Members $100 / non-members $125

This summer camp teaches beginning students how to create their own videogames using Scratch, a colorful programming environment that makes it easy to bring interactive stories to life. In class, students collaborate on developing a game from beginning to final polish—a fun and informative way to introduce younger students to the art of videogame development.

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