Earthfire Arts Camp Basic Info

In these 5 half-day sessions, Earthfire Campers will dive into sketching, free-hand drawing, cartooning, canvas painting and sculpting using clay and/or plaster.

Dates: August 3-7, 2020
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Class Size
: 6-12 students
Grades: Rising 1st-5th 
Price: $425
The young artist will get to go more in-depth and at leisure the many facets of doing art. Possible projects include: making a mask of their own face and creating a mold out of it, the process of free-hand drawing and creating characters and a storyline in a gag-a-day comic strip, painting from nature, amongst other activities. There is a focus on technique and skill but more importantly the development and etiquette of expression, the “why” of doing art. 
Earthfire presents an intuitive model for the process of learning, creativity, problem-solving and original thinking. The goal is for the student to make their own projects as they develop a feel for the materials and explore their creative voice. 

Aftercare Option: StoryPlay

StoryPlay is fun and collaborative after-care option for students attending the Earthfire Arts Camp! Led by Cyndera Quackenbush, Director of After-School Programs at Burke’s, this camp will feature a story and "acting out" afternoon each day. Students attending should bring their lunch, which will precede the afternoon's activities.

Time: 12-4 p.m.
Class Size: 6-12 students
Rising 1st-5th 
Cost: $250

In order to receive a full refund on any summer class or camp, cancellations must be received no later than seven days before the class or camp starts.

About the Instructors

Earthfire Arts Studio is a drop-in pottery painting studio in the Inner Sunset neighborhood of San Francisco. As children learn the classical principles of art in a relaxed setting, our use of high quality art materials incites creative exploration. The lessons enhance your child’s fine motor skills while improving social and academic skills. Our art lessons are great fun and great learning!
Financial assistance is available for students receiving tuition assistance at Burke's. Please contact Ron Bannerman for more information.
Burke's mission is to educate, encourage and empower girls. Our school combines academic excellence with an appreciation for childhood so that students thrive as learners, develop a strong sense of self, contribute to community, and fulfill their potential, now and throughout life.

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