Allied Arts Summer Arts Camps for Youth | Arts & Culture
Allied Arts is currently accepting registrations for Summer Fine Arts Camps. All camps are taught by professional artists/teachers and are held at the Allen’s Market Building, 101 West McIntosh Street, Milledgeville. Registration for camps can be completed in person at Allied Arts offices, 201 North Wayne Street from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, or online at www.milledgevillealliedarts.com. The registration fee includes all supplies and materials. Call Allied Arts at 478.452.3950 with questions or for more information.
Camp Instructors: Tim Oliphant aka “Mr. Ollie” is an award winning cartoonist/humorous illustrator who resides in Lewisburg, TN. His cartoons and illustrations have frequented the pages of many national magazines such as Woman's World, The Saturday Evening Post, Highlights, and many others. He's a regular contributor to children's educational magazines such as Odyssey, Calliope, and Appleseeds . He's been professionally cartooning since 1983.
Ruby Werts is a retired Baldwin County Elementary school teacher. She is director of Milledgeville Area Community Theatre (ACT) for Youth, now in its 14th year. She is active member of the Milledgeville Players, the Milledgeville Music Club and the Milledgeville Singers Guild.
Debi Slone currently teaches elementary art education for the state of South Carolina. She is certified in art education in grades k through 12. This is the third year Ms. Debi has been a part of Allied Arts camp program.
Pam Beagle-Daresta is a roster teaching artist with Mississippi Arts Commission, South Carolina Arts Commission, Georgia Art Council, Young Audiences St. Louis/ Atlanta, High Museum of Art. She creates curriculum integrated residences in printmaking, papermaking/book-arts, murals and sculpture. Her professional development connects learning core curriculum content with visual literacy skills comparing writing and drawing. She has been the featured professional development instructor for GA Cobb School System art teachers for the past 6 years. A featured professional development programming presenter for, Mississippi Arts Commission Whole Schools Institute ,ST Louis Schools Parkway and Hazelwood Systems, North Carolina NW RESA, South Carolina Arts Education Conference, Macon Arts Council, and the Carlos Museum, Emory University,
June 2 - 6
Cartooning with Mr. Ollie
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ages: 6 - 9 Cost: $70.
Mr. Ollie will teach younger students drawing basics using simple shapes for creating their own cartoons. Imagination and originality will be encouraged while students learn to draw characters that have expression and movement, as well as to create colorful backgrounds. The artist will work individually with each student, so beginning students can learn the basics and returning students can build on their current skill level.
Humorous Illustrations with Mr. Ollie
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10 and up Cost: $70.In this class, students will explore humorous illustration as the unique art of exaggeration. Focus will be placed on cartoon construction fundamentals and ways to simplify the drawing process. The artist will work individually with students to help them develop skills to express their own individual style with humorous illustrations for gag cartoons, comics, advertising, or just for the fun of it.
June 2- 6 (M-F)
Tiny ACT with Ms. Ruby
Session I: 10:00 am - noon
Ages: 3 – 4 Cost: $20.
Session II: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Ages: 5 - 6 Cost: $20.
Children in Session I for ages 3 & 4 and Session II for ages 5 & 6 will have the opportunity to experience acting, moving, singing, dancing and playing simple musical instruments. This camp will expose young children to fun and games using ribbon sticks, scarves, costumes, and lots of creative movement and storytelling.
June 9 – 13 (M-F)
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm
Ages: 7 and up Cost: $72.
This theatre camp for youth makes it appropriate to “act up.” Performance skills will be learned using skits, monologue, and theatre games. Students will also contribute to the overall production with their own ideas for costumes, script, and character development. Emphasis is placed on the process of growth and discovery through theatre arts activities, culminating in a full scale themed production for family and friends on the last day of camp, Friday, June 13.
June 16–20 and July 7-11
ALL KINDZ OF ART
Session I: 9 am-12 noon,
Ages 6-9 Cost: $70.
Session II: 1pm-4pm,
Ages 9-12 Cost: $70.
Ms. Debi and All Kindz of Art returns to Milledgeville and Allied Arts for not just one, but two, art-filled, half day, week-long camps this summer. Sign up for the week of your choice or better yet - BOTH! Each camp will have its own unique and fun-to-make projects. Art projects will include both 2D and 3D projects, utilizing a variety of traditional and recycled materials. Because each week of camp is different, returning and repeating campers will always find new projects to interest and excite! On the last day of camp, parents and family will be invited to view their camper’s artwork at an exhibition held at the John Marlor Arts Center.
Session I for 6-8 years of age can expect to make an array of unique and exciting projects sure to capture any camper’s interest and imagination. Participants will gain experience and expertise creating a variety of 2 and 3 dimensional art pieces using traditional media, incorporating some recyclable materials into some, in not so traditional ways.
Session II for 9-12 years of age can expect to make: Framed glass mosaics, batik fabric design, tin foil people, origami boxes, scherenschnitte inspired paper design, Mehndi hand sculptures, sand candles and leaf cement sand castings.
June 23 – 27
Drawing with Ms. Pam
9:00 a.m. -12:00 noon
Ages: 6 - 9 Cost: $70.
This drawing camp is for those students who love to draw with pencils, charcoal, chalks in color and black on white. We will draw creatures from our imagination, insects larger than life, and some of nature’s beauty we find outside our studio door. If you like to draw, Ms. Pam can teach you techniques that will make your drawings come to life.
Printmaking with Ms. Pam
1:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
Ages: 10 & up Cost: $70.
Printmaking for students will turn your favorite drawing subjects into intaglio, relief, and mono printing works of art. All materials used are nontoxic and water based. Students will learn to use a portable printing press.