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Open Studies Course Registration

Summer Art Camp Session One (6/17-6/28)

CARE 101: YPS Before Care - Session I (6/17-6/28) $90.00

Course Description

Before Care-MICA

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 111: YPS Lunch Care -Session I (6/17-6/28) $0.00

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

CARE 121: YPS After Care - Session I (6/17-6/28) $180.00

Course Description

After Care-MICA

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 110: Comic Adventures (Grades K-2) $428.00

Course Description

Grades K-2: Unleash the superhero within! This class focuses on creating superhero-themed art, enabling students to design their own superheroes, masks, and capes while exploring their imagination. Students will delve into the art of visual storytelling, learning how storyboards can effectively visualize their ideas. Through a series of engaging exercises, students will discover how to convey thrilling narratives and adventures in their artwork, adding depth and meaning to their work. By the end of the class, young artists will not only have a collection of vibrant superhero artworks but also cultivate a deeper appreciation for figure drawing, storytelling, and collaboration. Let the adventure begin—where every student becomes the hero of their own artistic tale!

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 132: The Art of Storytelling (Grades 3-5) $428.00

Course Description

Grade 3-5: This course offers students the opportunity to be both creator and performer! Students will explore a variety of 2-D and 3-D processes as they create books, objects, puppets and masks that can be incorporated into an original narrative. In addition to generating ideas and creating characters, students learn how images and props can be used to tell a story. Emphasis is on creating a unique and expressive language of object, gesture, and story, with equal attention given to the artistic/visual qualities of the art objects themselves and the purposeful use of these objects in student-designed performances.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 143: Clay Workshop (Grades 3-5) $428.00

Course Description

Grades: 3-5: Nowhere is there a medium more malleable and versatile than clay. Intended for our youngest artists and framed within an energetic context of play, tactile experiences, exploration and discovery, this course is intended to get students immersed in working creatively to create forms, apply textures, and consider the varieties of surface effects with glaze. Students extrude, roll, press, mold, shape, squeeze, pinch, and drape clay in unusual ways to create beautiful, artful clay objects. Once familiar with the basic characteristics, possibilities and limitations of clay, students will find that the options are virtually endless!

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 168: My Community (Grades K-2) $428.00

Course Description

Grade K-2: Art serves as a means to connect individuals within the community. In this course, students will examine artworks by contemporary artists and designers, employing drawing, painting, sculpture, and collage techniques to delve into the intricate relationship between people and the places they call home. Participants will craft pieces depicting people in their community, illustrate their fondest memories, and employ imaginative thinking to envision new spaces within their community for communal enjoyment.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 201: Painting from Observation (Grades 6-8) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8: This course is designed to help students refine their skills in observational painting, making purposeful choices about lines, form, and color. Students will experiment with materials as they learn to make decisive lines and cohesive color palettes and apply both realistic and expressive colors to their pieces. Art exemplars will be used to emphasize the incredible diversity of styles and expressiveness that can be achieved with color, form, line, and texture as artists learn technical skills needed to paint from life.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 212: Pop Art for Kids $428.00

Course Description

Grades 3-5: This course introduces young artists to the exciting world of pop art! Students will draw connections between the historical pop art movement and contemporary popular culture while exploring the elements of art. Andy Warhol's fascination with consumer culture, Claes Oldenburg's oversized sculptures of everyday items, and Marisol Escobar's unique blend of realism and abstraction will serve as touchstones for our creative endeavors. By using bold colors and everyday objects, young artists will craft visually striking masterpieces that express their ideas and appreciate how art is a part of their evolving world. By the course's end, participants will deepen their understanding of art, hone technical skills in observational drawing, and gain awareness of art's intersection with popular culture. Join us for a fun adventure where imagination knows no bounds, and creativity takes center stage!

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 232: Stop Motion Animation (Grades 6-8) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8: Have you ever taken so many pictures at once, that when you scroll through them they look like they're animated?! From Wallace and Gromit to LEGO movie, animators have told many stories through paper, clay, and pixelation. In this course students will explore ways to tell their own stories and make their images come to life one frame at a time.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 256: Exploring Color Media(Grades 6-8) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 6-8: Using a variety of dry and wet color media, students explore the powerful role of color on an artwork’s mood, atmosphere, and overall visual impact. To make informed decisions about color, students first learn color relationships and color theory as they create a series of related compositions that reflect specific color schemes. Throughout the course, students view the works of exemplar painters as inspiration for the infinite ways color can be utilized for stylistic and expressive purposes.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 309: Painting Our Own Histories (Grades 9-12) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12: How does understanding historical context, traditions, and histories of art contribute to the creation of our personal art? What motivates artists to either adhere to or diverge from established traditions? This course invites students to discover the impact of historical narratives, cultural traditions, and the ever-evolving art world on the creation of meaningful paintings. As students paint from both memory and imagination, students will utilize the expressive mediums of watercolor and acrylic paint to craft artworks imbued with personal significance. Uncover the transformative power of blending tradition and innovation in the pursuit of creating impactful and meaningful paintings.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 355: Digital Illustration (Grades 9-12) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12: In this class, students will explore how to use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for a variety of drawings and designs! Students will learn about character development, portraiture, settings and environments, design, and metaphorical approaches to making. Access to the Adobe Creative Suite is included for the duration of this course.

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00

NCYP 361: Illustration Wet and Dry Media (Grades 9-12) $428.00

Course Description

Grades 9-12: Illustration is everywhere! Come learn the fundamentals of illustrating with wet and dry media, and how to take your hand drawn images through a digital process for print purposes. Young artists begin by responding to single image prompts related to newly acquired media techniques with emphasis on composition of content, then finish with designing their own narrative to illustrate!

Term: Summer 2024

Section A meets June 17, 2024 to June 28, 2024
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Instructor: - TBA
Credits: 0.00