Mini Summer Arts Camp Offered at The Golden Button

The Golden Button shop in Southbury is offering mini arts and crafts camps this summer for children of all ages!!


The Golden Button is offering Mini Summer Camps! These mini camps are designed for your child to explore fun and new things. Each week in July and August we are offering a variety of different sessions that will run from Tuesday through Friday. We will meet for about one hour a day. Plan ahead and hold a spot now! Space is limited! Each Mini Summer Camp week costs $50 plus a $10 supply fee.

Week One: Summer Night Camp

July 10-13th from 5 to 6 p.m. (All ages welcome)
For four days in July, your child will create beautiful creations based on the theme A SUMMER NIGHT. Each Child will create a night sky painting complete with glowing stars, a terrarium for a collection of fireflies, a special pillowcase and their very own up-cycled book.

Week Two: Sewing Camp

July 17-20 from 11 a.m. to noon (Ages 8 and up)
Introduction to kids sewing. Each child will receive a small sewing kit to learn basic sewing. We will discuss sewing safety and learn how to create simple patterns. Your child will make food and other creations out of felt. Simple basic hand sewing for kids!

Week Three: Art Camp

July 24th-27th from 5 to 6 p.m. (All Ages)
Explore several mediums this week. Get comfortable with pastels, watercolor and create a large 3-D painting. You are going to want to wear a smock! Your child will work at his or her own level. All ages are welcome.

Week Four: Diorama Camp

July 31st to August 3rd from 4 to 5 p.m. (Ages 6 and Up)
Your child will build his or her own imaginative world. We will spend the four days for this mini camp planning, designing, and building an interactive diorama with lots of kid friendly materials. We will also spend some time creating characters to use in the diorama.

Week Five: I Love Jewelry Camp

August 7-10th from 11 a.m. to noon (Ages 4 and up)
If your child loves jewelry and building things this is a great series for them. Your child will create simple jewelry, a very cool jewelry stand with cups and saucers, a jewelry box and some polymer clay jewels.

Week Six: Fabric Design Camp

August 14-17th from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. (All ages welcome)
Play with fabric this week…try a new way to tie-dye, make freezer paper prints, print textiles or experiment with different fabric markers. Learn all different techniques. Design a tote bag and up-cycle an old t-shirt from home!

Week Seven: Art Show Camp 

August 21-24th from 5 to 6 p.m. (All Ages welcome)
Lets create some ART…. Collages, color block painting, permanent marker drawing and much more. Create lots of art then at the end of the last class we will have a Summer Art Show!

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