Children participating in camp are required to follow the CDC recommendations such as hand washing, social distancing, and wearing face masks. The NIC’s staff reserves the right to send the child home if s/he is not following the above named guidelines or exhibits COVID19 symptoms such as coughing, sneezing and/or high temperature. The camps fees will not be reimbursed in case of failure to follow the guidelines or exhibiting COVID19 symptoms.

June

Art Blast

June 15 – 19

Ages: 7-12 years old

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fees: $185.00 per child (members) and $250.00 per child (non-members). To register email info@thenic.org

Camp description: Put an apron on and get ready for messy projects, emoji art, silk painting, bird sculptures and more. We will work with polymer clay, oil pastels, acrylics, watercolors, papier-mâché and more. Each day we will explore a different theme using a variety of art media and techniques.

Art Blast (Alternate Week)

June 22 – 26

Ages: 7-12 years old

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fees: $185.00 per child (members) and $250.00 per child (non-members). To register email info@thenic.org

Camp description: Put an apron on and get ready for messy projects, emoji art, silk painting, bird sculptures and more. We will work with polymer clay, oil pastels, acrylics, watercolors, papier-mâché and more. Each day we will explore a different theme using a variety of art media and techniques.

Things that Fly 

June 29-July 2

Ages: 11-15years old

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Fees: $100.00 per child (members) and $130.00 per child (non-members). To register email info@thenic.org

Camp description: From pterodactyls to Da Vinci inventions this camp will explore things that fly. Discover the secret of butterflies’ huge wings and why hot air balloons could fly. Invent your own flying object, create an air balloon inspired art, build a pterodactyl sculpture, draw insects’ wings, and more.

The Art of Design

June 29-July 2

Ages:11-15years old

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Fees: $100.00 per child (members) and $130.00 per child (non-members). To register email info@thenic.org

Camp description: Dive into architectural and design topics through art projects and building activities. Draw an inspiration from the history, museum exhibitions and your imagination while exploring an architecture of living and working spaces. Make and read blueprints, solve engineering challenges, design and build miniature houses, miniature roller coasters and more.

July

Wizarding Academy 

July 13 – 17

Ages: 7-12

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Fees: $120.00 per child (members) and $160.00 per child (non-members). Please register at The NIC.

Camp description: Congratulations! You've been chosen to join our Wizarding Academy where the greatest magic happens. Inspired by popular movies such as Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, and The Wizard of Oz, campers will practice their creativity and discover the magic in art. We will work with clay, paint and mixed media while exploring magical creatures and dabbling in the wizarding world.

Adventures in Pottery

July 13 – 17 

Ages: 7-12

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Fees: $120.00 per child (members) and $160.00 per child (non-members). Please register at The NIC.

Camp description: Squish it, roll it, and mold it! Learn basic skills of working with clay and make unique creations inspired by food, animals, nature and your imagination. Explore a variety of clays, including paper clay, polymer clay and low-fire clay. Make ceramic bowls, masks, clay food trinkets, animal sculptures, and more. Projects that are fired will be available for pickup three to four weeks after camp.

Street Art and Graffiti

July 20 - 24 

Ages: 11-15

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Fees: $120.00 per child (members) and $160.00 per child (non-members). Please register at The NIC.

Camp description: Review the history and rules of graffiti with local street artist Rugiewhile discovering your personal styles of expression. Experiment with various techniques such as stenciling and tagging and develop control while painting with spray paint. Students will design and create a large-scale graffiti mural! Special thanks to Chris Ruegsegger for sharing his time, inspiration and expertise with us!

The Art of Horror

July 20 - 24 

Ages: 11-15

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm  

Fees: $120.00 per child (members) and $160.00 per child (non-members). Please register at The NIC.

Camp description: Horror is an exciting genre that never goes out of fashion. Explore the origins of horror literature, film, and visual art! Survey the leading artists of this genre and create art inspired by Tim Burton’s characters. Learn about horror movies, special effects and practice gruesome make-up. Write a horror script and shoot your own scary movie. Scared? We hope so!

August

Music and More

August 3-7

Time: 9am-12pm

Ages: 11-15

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Fees: $120.00 per child (members) and $160.00 per child (non-members). Please register at The NIC.

Camp description: Enjoy a fun-packed holistic immersion into aural and written music. Students will learn and demonstrate increased knowledge of music appreciation, key signatures, aural skills, and creative composition. Students will explore tools for musical and personal growth while exercising their creativity with journaling, art discussions and art making.

CampAnime

August 3-7

Ages: 11-15

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm  

Fees: $120.00 per child (members) and $160.00 per child (non-members). Please register at The NIC.

Camp description: Explore all things anime and manga. Trace the origins of manga drawing and anime films and discuss the impact this art form has on our culture today. Learn the basics of figure drawing and manga techniques, practice your character development, invent a story to “animate” your own character, and create other art projects inspired by anime.

Grossology: The Art and Science of all Things Disgusting

August 10-14

Ages: 7-9 and 10-14

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Fees: $200.00 per child (members—can be a member at The NIC or The Science Zone) and $275.00 per child (non-members). Please register at The Science Zone. Drop off 7-9 at The NIC, 10-14 at TSZ.

Camp description: Immerse into messy art and icky science this summer! Investigate messy volcanic explosions and geysers, the chemistry of solvents, the icky science of slime and snot, and learn about the beauty and danger of microbes. Create gross eyeball art, get messy with egg throw painting, build a jellyfish sculpture and design your own pathogen.

To register for 2020 summer camps email info@thenic.org.