Scottsdale Artists’ School to offer summer art programs

Scottsdale Artists’ School is hosting a summer program where children can learn from art professionals. (Submitted photo)

Scottsdale Artists’ School is offering a variety of summer camp options for emerging artists ages 6-17, from absolute beginners to more advanced artists.

SAS’s summer programs will be in professional art studios with professional teaching artists leading each program, according to a press release.

Each session incorporates 2D Art mediums, drawing, painting, watercolor and mixed media, as well as 3D Art mediums such as hand building with clay. Students will learn how to prepare their art for show and will share their creations in a youth art show for friends and family at the end of the session.

Scottsdale Artists’ School is hosting a summer program where children can learn from art professionals. (Submitted photo)

These week-long summer fine art camps teach youth and teens new elements within STEAM, the educational approach to learning that uses science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.

Through a variety of fine art projects, campers are encouraged, a release states, to take thoughtful risks, design inventive ideas, engage in experiential learning, use problem-solving skills, embrace collaboration and work through the creative process.

SAS offers both sibling discounts for more than one family member and multiple week discounts. Summer camp scholarships are offered to youth based on merit and financial need.

Week-long camps run Monday through Friday beginning May 28 and ending Aug. 1. For children ages 6-13, the camp begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m.

The school offers the option of before and after camp for those who need to come early or leave later. Early Bird Art for youth is offered from 8-9 a.m. and Afternoon Art is offered from 3-4:30 p.m.

For teens ages 13-17, the day begins at 9:30 a.m. and runs through 3:30 p.m. Early Bird Art for teens is offered from 8-9:30 a.m. and Afternoon Art is offered from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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