March Break Courses:

WEEK 1: March 9-13

Camps for 3 Years – Grade 3

Camp Options & Pricing:


Before Care 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: $35
After Care 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: $50
*HST will be added to all fees


Camp: Art & Architecture from Around the World!

with Emily Soden / Jessica Rysyk / Marcela Campos / Lauren Lavery

This March Break, explore the inspiring world of art from around the World! Join the Avenue Road Arts School as we travel near and far to discover the incredible buildings and works of art from artists past and present! Children will draw, paint and sculpt, using a wide variety of materials and techniques, while creating unique art works inspired by a variety of magnificent structures and inspiring works from around the world. To explore the theme further, campers will participate in drama and music activities around this engaging theme.
 
Choose from a half-day, half-day with lunch supervision, or full-day with lunch supervision. Materials and daily snacks are included. Please note that lunch supervision does not include food. Campers provide their own lunch (no nut products please).
 
* All children must be fully toilet trained.
** Before and After Camp Care is available at an additional charge.


12824 – Arts Camp: 3-5 Year Olds (Week 1)
Art & Architecture: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM with Emily Soden

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12827 – Arts Camp: 3-5 Year Olds (Week 1)
Art & Architecture: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with Jessica Rysyk

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12825 – Arts Camp: SK-Grade 1 (Week 1)
Art & Architecture: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM with Jessica Rysyk

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12828 – Arts Camp: SK-Grade 1 (Week 1)
Art & Architecture: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with Emily Soden

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12826 – Arts Camp: Grades 1-3 (Week 1)
Art & Architecture: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM with Marcela Campos

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12829 – Arts Camp: Grades 1-3 (Week 1)
Art & Architecture: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with Lauren Lavery

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Classes for Grades 3-8

Programs will be held at the School or off-site due to space limitations. All off-site classes will be held at the First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, located at 175 St. Clair Avenue West. Should a class be held off-site, families will be given one week’s notice.

Acting for Film & TV
(Grades 4-8)

with Allison Beula

There are all kinds of artists in the world and being one can be fun and inspiring. But being a film and television artist is, not only, fun and inspiring but also exciting! If you dream of being on television or acting in a film, then this class is for you! Through improvisation, students will not only gain a better understanding of creating characters, working with scripts and having on-camera presence, but also learn so much about the self through the process. This is a great workshop for kids who want to sharpen their presentation and public speaking skills.

12843 – March 9-13: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$265.00 + HST

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Jewelry Design
Grades 3-6

with Linda Prussick

Explore the techniques and styles of jewelry makers, from the ancient world to the present day, while designing your own accessories. This workshop will provide the opportunity to bring many techniques and materials together to create fun and unique designs. By learning to work with wire, beads, metal, found and natural objects, students will begin to understand the process of moving from an idea to a finished piece.

12846 – March 9-13: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$285.00 + HST

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Sculptural Arts
Grades 4-8

with Sandra Tarantino

Be inspired by contemporary artists in this hands-on workshop. During this week-long program students will explore a wide variety of tactile mediums to create a series of three-dimensional pieces. Students in this class will have the opportunity to explore a variety of sculptural materials and techniques including hand-building in clay, making plaster forms, and sculpting with metal armatures and paper.

12847 – March 9-13: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$285.00 + HST

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Architecture & Design: From Ancient Civilizations to the Present
Grades 4-8

with Barbara Lilker

Explore amazing architecture from ancient times to present day. Each day of this 5-day workshop will be a mixed media exploration of an important structure and related civilization. Students will work in both drawing and model form to express their own interpretation of these places and spaces.

12842 – March 9-13: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$285.00 + HST

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Drawing & Painting: Modern Masters
Grades 3-6

with Sandra Tarantino

Learn the techniques of the modern masters in this workshop. Through the use of still life, photographs and images from art history, students will be introduced to drawing and painting fundamentals and techniques. These include line, value, shape, pattern, texture, shading, highlighting, colour perspective and collage. Young artists will further develop their artistic skills while discovering their own personal style.

12845 – March 9-13: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$285.00 + HST

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Comic Book Studies
Grades 4-8

with Sarvenaz Rayati

This program offers students a chance to draw comic books in a variety of different styles, including Japanese manga, traditional super hero, and underground experimental. The class will learn to adapt stories into graphic narratives and complete a finished comic, drawing inspiration from comic books and other forms of art like music, movies, and videogames. Focus will be on colour theory, perspective, dynamic human figure drawing and composition, while students will have the opportunity to create works that represent their ideas using powerful composition, dramatic lighting and expressive design. Heroes, villains, scary monsters, and space aliens that want to take over the world will come to life in this hands-on program.

12844 – March 9-13: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$280.00 + HST

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WEEK 2: March 16-20

Camps for 3 Years – Grade 3

Camp Options & Pricing:


Before Care 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: $35
After Care 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: $50
*HST will be added to all fees


Camp: Art & Architecture from Around the World!

with Emily Soden / Jessica Rysyk / Lauren Lavery

This March Break, explore the inspiring world of art from around the World! Join the Avenue Road Arts School as we travel near and far to discover the incredible buildings and works of art from artists past and present! Children will draw, paint and sculpt, using a wide variety of materials and techniques, while creating unique art works inspired by a variety of magnificent structures and inspiring works from around the world. To explore the theme further, campers will participate in drama and music activities around this engaging theme.
 
Choose from a half-day, half-day with lunch supervision, or full-day with lunch supervision. Materials and daily snacks are included. Please note that lunch supervision does not include food. Campers provide their own lunch (no nut products please).
 
* All children must be fully toilet trained.
** Before and After Camp Care is available at an additional charge.


12830 – Arts Camp: 3-5 Year Olds (Week 2)
Art & Architecture: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM with Emily Soden

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12833 – Arts Camp: 3-5 Year Olds (Week 2)
Art & Architecture: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with Jessica Rysyk

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12831 – Arts Camp: SK-Grade 1 (Week 2)
Art & Architecture: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM with Lauren Lavery

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12834 – Arts Camp: SK-Grade 1 (Week 2)
Arts & Architecture: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with Emily Soden

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12832 – Arts Camp: Grades 1-3 (Week 2)
Art & Architecture: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM with Jessica Rysyk

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12835 – Arts Camp: Grades 1-3 (Week 2)
Art & Architecture: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with Lauren Lavery

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Classes for Grades 3-8

Programs will be held at the School or off-site due to space limitations. All off-site classes will be held at the First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto, located at 175 St. Clair Avenue West. Should a class be held off-site, families will be given one week’s notice.

Acting for Film & TV
(Grades 4-8)

with Allison Beula

There are all kinds of artists in the world and being one can be fun and inspiring. But being a film and television artist is, not only, fun and inspiring but also exciting! If you dream of being on television or acting in a film, then this class is for you! Through improvisation, students will not only gain a better understanding of creating characters, working with scripts and having on-camera presence, but also learn so much about the self through the process. This is a great workshop for kids who want to sharpen their presentation and public speaking skills.

12849 – March 16-20: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$265.00 + HST

Register

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Jewelry Design
Grades 4-8

with Linda Prussick

Explore the techniques and styles of jewelry makers, from the ancient world to the present day, while designing your own accessories. This workshop will provide the opportunity to bring many techniques and materials together to create fun and unique designs. By learning to work with wire, beads, metal, found and natural objects, students will begin to understand the process of moving from an idea to a finished piece.

12852 – March 16-20: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$285.00 + HST per week

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Drawing & Painting: Modern Masters
Grades 3-6

with Joseph Romantini

Learn the techniques of the modern masters in this workshop. Through the use of still life, photographs and images from art history, students will be introduced to drawing and painting fundamentals and techniques. These include line, value, shape, pattern, texture, shading, highlighting, colour perspective and collage. Young artists will further develop their artistic skills while discovering their own personal style.

12851 – March 16-20: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

$285.00 + HST

Register

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Architecture & Design: From Ancient Civilizations to the Present
Grades 3-6

with Barbara Lilker

Explore amazing architecture from ancient times to present day. Each day of this 5-day workshop will be a mixed media exploration of an important structure and related civilization. Students will work in both drawing and model form to express their own interpretation of these places and spaces.

12848 – March 16-20: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$285.00 + HST

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Painting Portraits: People & Animals: A Modern Take
Grades 4-8

with Joseph Romantini

In this week-long workshop students will explore a modern approach to portrait painting. With an emphasis on developing your own personal style and individual expression, students will learn the techniques needed for creating a portrait painting. Learn how measuring properties, shading/highlighting and colour mixing apply to the human and animal form. Subject matter will include photographs and a live, clothed model.

12853 – March 16-20: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$285.00 + HST

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Comic Book Studies
Grades 4-8

with Sarvenaz Rayati

This program offers students a chance to draw comic books in a variety of different styles, including Japanese manga, traditional super hero, and underground experimental. The class will learn to adapt stories into graphic narratives and complete a finished comic, drawing inspiration from comic books and other forms of art like music, movies, and videogames. Focus will be on colour theory, perspective, dynamic human figure drawing and composition, while students will have the opportunity to create works that represent their ideas using powerful composition, dramatic lighting and expressive design. Heroes, villains, scary monsters, and space aliens that want to take over the world will come to life in this hands-on program.

12850 – March 16-20: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$280.00 + HST

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