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The Arts Center Partners

In addition to Saratoga Arts' own arts education offerings, The Arts Center is home to: 

Etudes Music School
518-583-4649
  


Our Community Arts Education Program

For nearly 15 years, Saratoga Arts has been dedicated to offering quality fine art and fine craft classes, taught by regional artists, to students of all ages and at all artistic levels. In that time we’ve grown our program to its current capacity, where it now serves over 950 students a year and works with nearly 50 art teachers.  

Located in the Arts Center at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Arts has several fine arts classrooms, a weaving studio, a 110-seat theater, and three gallery spaces. We have on occasion, when our facilities can not accommodate a class, offered classes off-site as well.

 


The Saratoga Springs Walmart proudly supports the 2017-2018 Saratoga Arts' Education Program.

Thank you to The John Winter Family Fund for sponsoring scholarships to the Saratoga Arts' Education Program. The legacy of John R. Winter, Jr. comes from his understanding that all young people have vast potential but that many youths need opportunities to encourage and foster the development of their God-given talent.  Though his generosity in creating the John Winter Family Fund, he established a source that can be used to allow more participation in programs such as the Saratoga Arts childrens camps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children

Saratoga Arts is proud to offer camps for kids during school breaks! 



Our full-day school break camp for children ages 8-14 is a perfect way to get kids off the couch and get them creating! Our full day campers focus on the basics, but are also introduced to advanced art concepts. Each camp ends with an exhibition of works highlighting lessons and projects - and friends and family of campers are invited to attend! Camp size is limited to 14 students.  
*Please note that due to the holiday December Break Camp Creativity will run Wednesday - Friday*

DECEMBER BREAK CAMP CREATIVITY:
Wednesday - Friday: 9am - 4pm
December 26-29, 2017
$125 for members / $135 for not-yet-members

 


Register Online (NEW!)
1. Click the "REGISTER NOW!" button
2. Fill out the web form
3. You will be taken to PayPal - you don't need a Paypal account to complete your registration! - fill in your payment information
4. You are registered! You will get a confirmation email after your registration is processed

Register via Online PDF

1. Download and fill out our SCHOOL BREAK REGISTRATION FORM
2. Email it to Kate at kmorse@saratoga-arts.org.
Register via Email or Phone
1. Send an email to Kate at kmorse@saratoga-arts.org or call 518-584-4132.  Payment can then be made over the phone - 518-584-4132 with a credit card or you can send a check (please make checks out to Saratoga Arts).
Right now, YES.  As camp fills, we will let parents know on this page. If the camp you are interested in is full, please call or e-mail Kate at 518-584-4132 to have your child added to the waiting list. If there are no children on the waiting list for a week, and we have a cancellation, we will also open registration back up.
 
 
 

FEBRUARY & APRIL BREAK CAMPS FOR AGES 5-12!
In addition to Camp Creativity, we will also be offering Imagination Rules, a half day visual arts camp for ages 5-7, and a full day theater camp for ages 5-12 during February School Break (Monday -  Friday, February 15 - 19) and April School Break (Monday - Friday, April 25 - 29)! Check back after the New Year for more information and to register.

Read more about our camps below! 


Have you seen our Camp Parent Pack

Our Summer Camp Parent Pack contains lots of information parents may find helpful as they decide if our camp program is right for their family.  The Parent Pack contains sections on FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, our policy THERE IS NO ROOM FOR BULLYING IN THE ARTS as well as a section that walks parents through our POLICY AND PROCEDURES for children with severe food allergies.


Imagination Rules is our half-day summer camp for children ages 5-7.  A typical day for our Imagination Rules campers includes two sessions dedicated to learning about art and art-making and a break at 10:15am for snack.  With our younger campers, we focus on the basics of art, color, line, texture, etc., and study the work of famous artists like Picasso, Matisse and Grandma Moses.  Campers will complete between 4-6 projects weekly, depending on how many days they are registered.  Parents can also choose a 3-day option (usually Monday, Wednesday & Friday) for any of our Imagination Rules camps.  

Camp runs from 9am - 12pm, daily
Prices are per week: $140 for members / $150 for not-yet-members 
 

Camp Creativity is our full-day camp for children ages 8-14.  A typical day for campers includes 4 art-making sessions, a break for lunch and two snack breaks.  Our Camp Creativity campers focus on the basics, but are also introduced to advanced art concepts.  Students will draw, paint and sculpt while they learn about perspective, composition and balance.  Each week will end with an exhibition of works highlighting that weeks lessons and projects - friends and family of campers are invited to attend (4pm on Fridays).  

Camp runs from 9am - 4pm, daily
Prices are per week: $210 for members / $225 for not-yet-members 


The Arts Center Children’s Theatre program is designed to introduce children to the basics of theater and theater performance.  

Campers participating in our Theater Camp will learn and experience the collaborative nature of theater.  They will explore the many art forms required to bring a play to life, including the basics of character development, stage directions and set, sound and costume design. Campers will play theater, acting & improv games in a fun and supportive environment as they work toward the performance of their play on the last day of each session.  

Camp runs from 9am - 4pm, daily
1 week sessions: $210 for members / $225 for not-yet-members

Painting Light in Watercolor
with Robert O’Brien
Fall Foliage in Pastel with Robert Carsten
Pastels for Beginners
Intermediate - Advanced Pastels
Tom Ryan Workshops
Corey Pitkin Portrait Workshops
All Media Courses
Takeyce Walter Workshops
Printmaking
Drawing Animals

 


Forms:

Registration Form

Emergency Contact Form (for children)

Scholarship Request Form (adults)

Scholarship Request Form (children)


 

2017-2018 Community Arts Education Program scholarships provided by the The John Winter Family Fund,  Saratoga Community Federal Credit Union and Skidmore's Art of Producing Class, Spring 2017.

To learn more about Saratoga Arts Scholarship Program, contact Kate Morse, Director of Education - 
kmorse@saratoga-arts.org 
or 518-584-4132


 

 

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