7230 E 29th St. N. Wichita, KS 67226  |  316.683.2500  |  theartparkwichita@cox.net

First Steps Camps  Ages:3-5  1:00-3:00p.m.

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Join us for a fun time making crafts and reading stories in a comfortable pre-school setting. Students will experience a “mini” drawing lesson while practicing cutting, pasting, sorting and following directions. This is the perfect stepping stone for any child who has not started a formal pre-school. Tuition is $90.00 and includes all supplies.

Little Builders, June 10-12 Join us in a fun pre-school setting as we cut, glue, paint, assemble, sculpt and print to make one of a kind works of art. We will have center & group time, practice recognizing shapes, counting, categorizing manipulatives, and use real tools to build with. If your little one likes to build and create this is the camp for them!

 

Getting Ready Camps  Ages:4 ½-7  1:00-3:00 p.m.

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Each three-day camp will focus on a different theme. In addition to a guided drawing lesson, students will be exposed to a variety of related literature and complete a craft, sewing, collage or clay project. Four year olds must have prior pre-school experience, be able to follow multi-step directions and write their name. Tuition is $90.00 for three afternoons and includes all supplies and materials.

Welcome to the Jungle, June 3-5 Learn about the animals and birds of Central and South America and their habitat. Have fun drawing, painting, collaging and sculpting creatures.
Claws, Paws and Jaws, June 10-12 Discover dangerous animals that prowl the US such as a cougar, brown bear and rattlesnake. This camp is great for practicing fur and scale patterns. Enjoy a visit with critters from the GPNC.
Woodworking and Mosaic, June 17-19 All new lessons! Students will make a professional quality welcome sign for the home using a router and stencils, wood burn a city scape to paint, make an assemblage owl and learn to whittle.
Cartoon People and Animals, June 17-19 Draw hilarious cartoon people and silly animals in fun scenes like the zoo, circus and in nature.
Along Came a Spider, June 24-26 Learn about symmetry in nature as we draw a tarantula, garden spider, bird eating spider, spiny-backed spider, paint webs with watercolor and have a visit from GPNC with creepy crawlies.
LOL Surprise Dolls & Pets, July 1-3 Fun for any glitzy girl that believes “glitter is life!” Draw, paint, collage and use sparkly clay to make your favorite characters and cute outfits.
Fortnite, July 1-3 Draw, paint and assemble your favorite characters, make a 3D Loot Llama sculpture, learn how to do the celebratory dance moves at Kelcy’s Dance Studio and design your own V bucks currency and a customized map.
Uni-Animals, July 8-10 Uni kitties, narwhals and unicorns oh my! Are you crazy about all things unicorn? Us too! Have fun with rainbow colors and glitter to make your creations extra awesome. Bonus: take home a Uni-Kitty or Puppy Lego mini-figure!
Robot Camp, July 15-17 In this camp, young artists and inventors will assemble their own decorative droid, a cute robot bug and participate in an art bot challenge with a motorized bot of their own design. A variety of materials will be available including wooden blocks, nuts and bolts, cans, misc. hardware and metallic paint. Drawing and painting projects include robot design, stamping and a solar system watercolor painting.
Cute and Cuddly Kawaii Creatures, July 15-17 Let’s globe trot and draw kawaii (the Japanese word for cute) animals, landmarks and characters. Use professional Copic design markers from Japan, colored pencils and watercolor to complete your cute and cuddly creations.
Clay Animals, July 22-24 Sculptors will use a variety of air dry and homemade clays to create more than a dozen animals to take home. 
Hawaiian Vacation, July 29-31 Join this camp if you love nature-art projects include a hibiscus on canvas, a Hawaiian hula dancer, an erupting volcano, birds native to Hawaii and collage tiki masks.
Junk Art, July 29-31 Use junk to make new art! Projects include a fishbowl jewel lantern, homemade bouncy balls, bioplastic figurines, marble and clay snails, junk art name plate and fired ink art.
Amazing Armored Animals, Aug. 5-7 Draw and learn how armadillos, Indian rhinos, box turtles and spiny-tailed lizards protect themselves with built in armor. Students will enjoy TONS of cool media! Enjoy a visit from GPNC with critters.
Extreme Media & Slime, Aug. 12-14 Prepare to get messy! Students will enjoy lots of fun process art experiences including how to make bioplastics, rubber stamp tangrams, monoprints with Legos, cd’s and tin foil, and get messy outside with water balloon paintings, splatter art and soap resist paintings. We will also make a DIFFERENT type of slime every day! Wear sunscreen and bring a water bottle and a 100% cotton black t-shirt.
Ancient Egypt, Aug. 12-14 Do you love ancient times? Have fun drawing, painting and sculpting while learning about King Tut, Queen Nefertiti, the pyramids and Sphinx, design a scarab broach and paint with metallic acrylic paints!

 

Basic Drawing Camps  Ages:8-12   1:00-3:00p.m.

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Each three-day camp will focus on a different theme. Drawings are guided; perfect for the elementary age student, someone older who needs basic skills or someone who wants to learn new or improve existing skills. Students will experiment with mixed media techniques and complete several drawings, some correlating advanced crafts included. Tuition for three afternoons is $90.00 and includes all supplies and materials.

Fantastic Beasts, June 3-5 Have fun drawing, painting, sculpting, glueing and printing the characters from “Fantastic Beasts” the movie! This camp is totally hands on fun! Projects include a Niffler, Fwooper, thunderbird, occamy and paint Newt Scamander on canvas.
Claws, Paws and Jaws, June 10-12 Discover dangerous animals that prowl the US such as a cougar, brown bear and rattlesnake. This camp is great for helping students develop directional mark making for realistic fur and scale patterns using pencil, colored pencil, liquid graphite sticks and watercolor pencils. Enjoy a visit with critters from the GPNC.
Learn Acrylics, June 10-12 Each day a beautiful work on canvas will be completed. Subject matter will include pop art hearts, rabbits in snow & a landscape inspired by artist Wolf Kahn.
Woodworking and Mosaic, June 17-19 All new lessons! Students will make a professional quality welcome sign for the home using a router and stencils, wood burn a city scape to paint, make an assemblage owl and learn to whittle.
Harry Potter, June 24-26 If you like the world of magic join us to draw, paint and make sculptures inspired by characters from Harry Potter! Projects include an assemblage character, drawing and painting wizards, mythical creatures, animal pets, make super fun crafts from movie props such as a furry Monster Book, wand and flying snitch and customize your own patronus.
Hidden Predators, June 24-26 Students will learn how predators disguise themselves while lying in wait for their prey. Some predators use tricky techniques to lure their prey in for the kill. Use fun media to draw camouflaged creatures such as a jaguar, anaconda and snapping turtle. Enjoy a visit from the GPNC with carnivorous critters.
Fortnite, July1-3 Have fun drawing and painting your favorite characters, create your own avatar and use a variety of media to complete your works.
Architect Academy I, July 8-10 Calling all budding architects! This is the perfect camp for anyone that wants to learn about what it takes to design buildings: construction materials, parts of a building, floor plan and learn to draw one point perspective. On the last day students will use their new found knowledge to design the home of their dreams.
Bizarre Beasts, July 8-10 If you love animals this is the camp for you! Draw and explore some of nature’s weirdest animals including the blob fish, platypus, sea dragon and more. Enjoy a visit from the GPNC with critters.
Architect Academy II, July 15-17 Students must have participated in Architecture Academy I camp because this camp builds upon that knowledge. Young architects will design a tree house, a tiny house and a bridge. Students will also explore how color, pattern and texture are used to make a house feel like a home.
Clay Animals, July 22-24 Sculptors will use a variety of air dry and homemade clays to create more than a dozen animals to take home. 
Abandoned Civilizations, July 29-31 Discover ancient abandoned civilizations and monuments hidden deep in the jungle, half buried in sand or scattered across the plains. Learn what cave paintings, temples, tombs, paintings and sculptures can tell us about these lost cultures.
Graphite Studies, July 29-31 Learn how to properly use graphite pencils to complete a still life, human features and an animal composition. Students will also be introduced to shading and blending techniques such as stippling, hatching, crosshatching and blending with tools.
Shark Week, Aug. 5-7 If you are a fan of “Shark Week,” then this camp is for you! We will draw a Tiger shark, a Hammerhead, and a Great White! Bring in photos of sharks to draw from. This camp will be filled with water media such as watercolor, acrylics and liquid graphite sticks.
Advanced Watercolor, Aug. 5-7 Take a quick watercolor refresher course then use that knowledge to create fresh botanical paintings, realistic water droplets on a leaf and beautiful gems, crystals and geodes.
Extreme Media, Aug. 12-14 Prepare to get messy! Students will enjoy lots of fun process art experiences including how to make bioplastics, rubber stamp tangrams, monoprints with Legos, cd’s and tin foil, and get messy outside with water balloon paintings, splatter art and soap resist paintings. We will also make a DIFFERENT type of slime every day! Wear sunscreen and bring a water bottle and a 100% cotton black t-shirt.
Roblox, Aug 12-14 Draw and paint your favorite characters, create your own avatar and use Copic markers to complete your works.

 

Young Chefs Cooking Camps  

Ages:4-7 and 8-12   1:00-3:00p.m.

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Each day students will participate in baking/cooking projects, eat a snack and (hopefully!) take treats home to share! Younger students will take turns adding ingredients for a group project while older children will work in pairs following along with the instructors guided demonstration. Children will participate in food related games and crafts time permitting. Tuition for the three afternoons is $90.00 and includes all supplies.

Sauce It Up! Ages 4-7, July 8-10 Day one will be savory sauces such as pesto, marinara and/or alfredo with homemade pasta. Day two, make your favorite condiments such as ketchup, BBQ sauce, mustard, aeoli and mayo to be eaten with mini corn dogs. Day three, whip up dessert sauces such as fruit compote, marshmallow, chocolate and caramel to pair with ice cream and chocolate bowls.
Sauce It Up! Ages 8-12, July 15-17 See description above.
Carb Crazy, Ages 4-7, July 22-24 Day one, make delicious mini fruit filled pies with lattice and designs such as a cloverleaf, crescent and fan rolls. Day two, get creative with a loaded baked potato bar. Day three will be breakfast themed with biscuits and gravy and pull apart cinnamon rolls.
Carb Crazy, Ages 8-12, July 29-31 See description above.

 

Lego Stop Motion Camps 

Ages:6-12    1:00-3:00p.m.

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Lego Corp. has designed several advanced language arts, math and applied science sets and curriculums for classroom use. Many of these different sets will be used in camp in addition to learning how to make stop motion videos with Legos and iPads. Have fun making cute Lego crafts, each camp will have different activities and projects. Students with different interests will all enjoy the variety of curriculum in each semester.

  • Lego Stop Motion, June 3-5
  • Lego Stop Motion, Aug. 12-14

 

Homeschool/$10 African Animals Workshops

Everyone welcome, not just for homeschool students! Tuition each month is $10 cash per person per class and includes all supplies and materials. Meets Fri. from 1:30-2:30 and is geared for ages 4 ½ -7, 8-12 and Teen.

JUNE 14 – Leopard – Colored Pencils  ENROLL HERE 
JULY 12 -Baboon – Copic Design Markers  ENROLL HERE 
AUG. 9 – Cheetah – Wax Resist and Liquid Watercolor ENROLL HERE 

 

Weekly Classes at the Monart School of Art

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When we say “we can teach anyone how to draw,” we really mean it! Our patented, step-by step method is perfect for the elementary aged student through beginner adult level artist. Teens and Adult artists will benefit from the drawing challenges and exercises assigned. Our classrooms are safe, comfortable environments where students feel free to create and problem solve. We believe there is no right or wrong, better or best, or “mistakes” in art. We believe it is an opportunity to problem solve and grow as an artist. Come discover the Monart difference!

First Steps, Ages: 3-4 Improves fine motor skills in our youngest artists in a relaxed pre-school setting. This is the perfect stepping stone for any child who has not attended school yet. The theme for the summer is “Under the Sea.” Thurs. 10:00-11:30
Getting Ready, Ages: 4 ½ -7 This class focuses on realistic drawing skills and helps to improve spatial awareness, task completion, fine motor skills and following directions. Mon. 10:00-11:00; Thurs. 1:00-2:00, Sat. 10:00-11:00
Basic Drawing, Ages: 7-12 Students will hone realistic drawing skills and learn how to create more realistic fur, feather and scale patterns for animals as well as proportion and detail. Mon. 10:00-11:00; Thurs. 1:00-2:00; Sat 11:00-noon
Teen & Adult Drawing and Painting: Students of all experience levels welcome. Start the semester by practicing drawing exercises and then graduate to more complex lessons all while having the support and direction of our master teacher, Charles Baughman. Many of the drawing exercises and lesson plans are adapted from college courses. Mon. 9:30-11:30 or 4:30-6:00; Wed. 9:30-11:30 and Thurs. 4:30-6:00
Sculpture/Clay Class, Ages: 5-12 Students will create a variety of projects including “junk art,” paper mache, clay hand building, assemblage, woodworking, jewelry making and much more! Thurs. 1:00-2:00

Summer enrollment procedure: We are holding class for 11 weeks: June 3-Aug. 17. Pre-pay for 10 classes and choose which dates you can attend. If you attend all 11 classes, tuition for the last class will be due the first week of August (Thurs. students plan to attend one week at an alternate time because of the 4th of July holiday). Students are welcome to start mid-semester upon availability. Prices are as follows for 10 weeks and includes the once a year $15 per person registration fee and all supplies:

1 hour: $195.00 1 ½ hour: $215.00 2 hour: $265.00
(Drop in prices: 1 hr: $20.00, 1 ½ hr.: $25.00, 2 hr.: $30)

 

Kid’s Day Out 

Ages:4-12   9:00-4:00 Every Friday 

Come have a fun, enriching experience during summer break! Children will get creative rotating between art and craft stations, have center time, play outside weather permitting, do gym class with Coach Dave, Dance & Acrobatics with Kelcy’s Dance Studio, Twirling with A+ Twirling Academy and Music Theatre with Miss Marcee. A variety of art materials will be used each day; dress in clothes that can get dirty, wear tennis shoes and sunscreen. Please bring a sack lunch, snacks and a water bottle and wear sunscreen and clothes that can get messy. Tuition is $40 per person per day.

June 7thFortnite   ENROLL HERE

June 14th – Pokemon Detective Pikachu   ENROLL HERE

June 21st – How to Train Your Dragon III   ENROLL HERE

July 12th – Pets 2   ENROLL HERE

July 19th – Aladdin   ENROLL HERE

July 26th Lego Movie II   ENROLL HERE

Aug. 2nd – Minecraft the Movie   ENROLL HERE

Aug. 9th -The Lion King   ENROLL HERE 

Aug. 16th – Extreme Media – bring a 100% black cotton t-shirt   ENROLL HERE