2019 March Break Camps

Register for courses online, by phone 613-580-ARTS (2787) or in person at Guest Services inside the Shenkman Arts Centre. Program information is subject to change. For more course options click ‘Français’ at the top of the page.
  • Acting
  • Drawing
  • Mixed Media


    March Break Camp

    SAC - OYP - Junior Shakespeare
    Ottawa School of Theatre offers an exciting week of theatre magic during March Break! Theatre study builds character, fosters teamwork, creative thinking and self-confidence! OST day-campers get the chance to put on a show and act on stage just like the pros!

    Camp performance on stage in the Richcraft Theatre on Friday, March 15 at 3 pm.

    Pre and post care is available from 8 am to 5 pm.
    March 11 to 15Monday to Friday: 9 am to 4 pm6 to 12 years$275
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    Drawing and Illustration

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    Join us for a week of creative drawing and design! In this camp, we will use a variety of materials including pencil, charcoal, ink, and pastels to create unique illustrations. Projects will include creature and character design, portrait drawing, printmaking, hand lettering, and more! Learn new techniques, while embracing your creativity.

    Instructor: Alena Liapko
    March 11 to 15Monday to Friday: 9 am to 4 pm13 to 16 years$270W19ST20C
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    Mixed Media

    Parent-Child Camp : A Fantastic Creature For My Garden (1-Day) - bilingual

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    As part of this one-day camp, you and your child will work together to create your own little creature that will inhabit your garden. Take advantage of this day to let your imagination go wild and decorate a flower pot with acrylic paint according to your tastes. You will then learn different sculpting techniques to model your own wax creature that will be decorated later. Come have fun on this unique day, bond with your child through art, and leave with a beautiful memory ready for your spring garden!

    Instructor: Annie Plouffe
    March 11Monday: 9 am to 4 pm4 to 6 and adult$60 per participantW19SC30A
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    Time Travel : Past, Present, And Future

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    In this dynamic camp, children will be inspired by amazing adventures and travel through time and space! Kids will discover art-making traditions from Ancient Egypt, create paintings like the cave men, build a gladiator shield, make a dinosaur sculpture, and travel to the future to experience colour in the outer space and beyond. Unleash your imagination and express your ideas through visual art and learn drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed media techniques. This fun art camp is about discovering the young artist in you!

    Instructor: Sonia Arenas
    March 11 to 15Monday to Friday: 9 am to 4 pm6 to 8 years$270W19SC20A
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    Let’s Be Creative! : From Paper To Fabric

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    In this class we will create functional and beautiful objects using techniques that transition from paper to textiles. Methods we will explore include paper and fabric marbling, resist painting and batik, papier and fabric mâché, and block printing on various surfaces. You will leave the camp with a wall hanging, a pillow, a bowl, and tons of artwork!

    Instructor: Michelle Ferranti
    March 11 to 15Monday to Friday: 9 am to 4 pm9 to 12 years$270W19SC20B
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