5-8 Year Old Summer Camps

5-8 year old camps include one air dry or polymer clay project,  a canvas painting and lots of other themed projects for the week. We will do some projects at adjacent Carmel Civic Square. All camps meet Monday – Friday.

A healthy snack is included for both AM and PM camps; however children can also bring their own.

There is a minimum of six campers and maximum of twelve campers. Last summer sold out so sign up early!

Weekly camps at Art Lab in the Turner Jeffery building located at 1030 South Rangeline Round, Suite 270, Carmel IN 46032

Instructors Rich Stolt (longtime art teacher from Allisonville Elementary) and Art Lab founder Maren Bell (also an elementary through middle school art teacher at St. Richard’s Episcopal School), will be leading an enriching series of summer camps this summer. 

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Totally Toys 5-8yrs 

Imagine using some of your favorite types of toys to make amazing art works.  We will be printmaking with Legos, painting with monster trucks, drawing your favorite toy or stuffed animal and making a toy of your own.

Instructor: Rich Stolt  

June 3rd – 7th, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

$140/ 1 participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

Register

 

Enchanted Kingdom (5-8 years)

Explore worlds of storybook magic and mystery. Stories of princesses, knights, castles and fairies will captivate young imaginations. New projects this year include royal painted portraits, Jean-Michel Basquiat inspired crowns, collage castles, air dry clay frog princes, nature fairy wands and more. 

Instructor Maren Bell

June 10-14, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

$140/ participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

Register

 

Animal Planet (5-8 years)

Learn and share knowledge about animals, what are your favorites? Where do they live and what do they eat? Create new projects including paper mache turtles, pastel patterned giraffes, jungle cat prints, rainbow birds, air dry clay cats or dogs and more. 

Instructor Maren Bell

June 17th – 21st, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

$140/ participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

This camp is currently full. Please join the waitlist. We will let you know if there is an opening.

 

Drawing and Painting for Young Children (5-8 years)

Does your child love to draw? This camp will focus on drawing people, figures and places. This camp will develop skills and confidence by creating and sharing in a creative space with a range of drawing and painting materials. In addition to studio projects we’ll draw outside and play a variety of drawing games.

Instructor Rich Stolt 

June 24th – 28th, 2024 

10:00 am – 12:00 pm 

$140/ 1 participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

Register

 

Wonka World (5-8 years)

Create a world of imagination inspired by Willy Wonka’s candy creations and Dr. Suess’s creative creatures. Create candy land canvases, colorful  jewelry in clay and cardboard invention machines.  Draw tizzle-topped tufted mazurka, Suess city constructions and magical lands. Create, Dream, Believe, Inspire.

Instructor Maren Bell

July 8th – 12th, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

$140/ participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

Register

 

Into the Great Beyond (5-8 years) 

Blast off into far away places including outer space, deep oceans and arctic poles. Most of us have never been to these places but let’s see what we can learn and create all new projects. Some projects include a space drawings with pastels, alien paintings, underwater diver collage, patterned octopus and waddling penguins. 

Instructor Rich Stolt 

July 15th – 19th, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

$140/ participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

Register

 

Famous Art and Artists Camp (5-8 years)

Learn about the iconic artists who have made history and be inspired by some of their masterpieces. Some projects include Monet’s cityscapes/landscapes, George Rodrigue’s colorful dogs, Picasso cut up collage, printmaking inspired by Andy Warhol and many more. 

Instructor Rich Stolt 

July 22nd – 26th, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

$140/ 1 participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

Register

 

Disney Magic  (5-8 years)

Let the magic of Disney inspire your creativity as we create from the make believe. Some projects include, Mary Blair castles, superheroes inspired by The Incredibles, Monsters Inc characters and Encanto houses.  Design and create robots inspired by C-3PO and much more.

Instructor Maren Bell

July 29th – August 2nd, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

$140/ 1 participant 

$275/ 2 participants

$410 / 3 participants

Register

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