Seven Directions Institute of Art & Science
303 Potrero St., Suite 7A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

PH: (831) 818-7218

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Summer 2020 Camps

Animal ArtsExplorers Science

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 1:
Pokemon Art
June 8th - 12th

Join us for a week of Pokemon-themed art projects and games! Expand your knowledge of Pokemon and how to draw them in this unique camp that combines the Japanese phenomenon with art! There will be a how-to-draw spotlight each day on a different Pokemon, we will be crafting our own unique Pokemon by combining different Pokemon elements, and each student will produce their own custom Pokemon card! (Note: We will not be able to produce holographic cards.) There will also be an exciting Pokemon trivia game where students can win prizes! Students are encouraged to bring their Pokemon cards for trading with other students.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A
Santa Cruz CA 95060

Age Group: 7 – 12
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 1 - Pokemon Art
KidStudioKidStudio

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 2:
Kid Studio
June 15th - 19th

Kid Studio Camp is located at our 2000 sq. ft. studio at the Old Sash Mill near downtown Santa Cruz. Students will have two choices of art activity each day; projects include canvas painting, clay sculpting, button making, beading, drawing and more! Our studio has over 75 live animals and hundreds of 3D realistic models and figurines to inspire creativity. We offer a Morning Camp from 9:00AM – 12:30PM or Afternoon Camp from 1:00PM – 4:30PM. Students are welcome to register for both sessions to work on larger and more detailed projects.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Age Group: 4 – 9
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 2 - Kid Studio
Explorers ScienceAnimal Art

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 3:
Animal Art
June 22nd - 26th

Animal Art focuses on the beauty found in nature, from the bright and vibrant colors of the parrots to the shiny scales and textures of the reptiles living at the studio. Students will have the rare opportunity to interact with our live animals at the studio and create artwork representing what they see and observe. This camp focuses on drawing and painting techniques while learning about nature and animals. Students will use acrylic paint to make a portrait of an animal!

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Age Group: 5 – 9
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 3 - Animal Art
Animal ArtsExplorers Science Camp

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 4:
Explorers Science
June 29th - July 3rd

Explorers Science Camp breathes life back into scientific study! Always hands-on, always fascinating, Explorers delves into experimentation with wonder and awe. Students learn from a rotating schedule of life and physical sciences. Interact with LIVE ANIMALS to learn about animal adaptations, natural habitats and ecosystems! Build 3D dioramas to recreate realistic habitats to better understand the nature around us! We will construct volcanoes to learn about chemical reactions and conduct an egg drop to learn about the scientific process.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Age Group: 4 – 9
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 4 - Explorers Science
KidStudioKidStudio

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 5:
Anime Academy
July 6th - 10th

This summer, learn to draw and paint like a Japanese Manga artist! This camp will focus on learning about different types of Japanese animation, and students will produce works of art inspired by their favorite books and shows. Students will learn to create original characters that boast their own sense of style, by focusing on the basic foundation of drawing the human figure. Students will learn about the history of Japanese animation, and work with tools like brush pens and ink to realize their style.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A,
Santa Cruz CA 95060

Age Group: 9 – 13
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 5 - Anime Academy
KidStudio

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 6:
Character Design Workshop for Teens
July 13th - 17th

Ever wondered how the world’s most recognizable cartoon characters were developed? Let’s explore how professional designers and developers create a character from the ground up in our Character Design Workshop! This week-long program will teach teenagers how to draw and design unique and interesting characters, using premiere art supplies and techniques. A combination of art technique lessons and freeform drawing exercises will guide them to build on their skills and develop new ones!This camp helps them focus on defining their style as an artist in each of their unique, individual ways. This is an art technique class for teens, and prior art experience is recommended.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Age Group: 13+
Half Day Price: $220
FullDay Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 6 - Character Design Workshop for Teens
Animation WorkshopAnimation Workshop

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 7:
Animal Art
July 20th - 24th

Animal Art focuses on the beauty found in nature, from the bright and vibrant colors of the parrots to the shiny scales and textures of the reptiles living at the studio. Students will have the rare opportunity to interact with a variety of the over 75 live animals at our studio while they create artwork representing what they see and observe. This camp focuses on drawing and painting technique while learning about nature and animals.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Age Group: 4 - 9
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 7 - Animal Art
Art OutdoorsArt Ourdoors

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 8:
Anime Academy
July 27th - 31st

This summer, learn to draw like a Japanese Manga artist! This camp will focus on learning about different types of Japanese animation, and students will produce works of art inspired by their favorite books and shows. Students will learn to create original characters that boast their own sense of style, by focusing on the basic foundation of drawing the human figure. Students will learn about the history of Japanese animation, and work with tools like brush pens and ink to realize their style.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Age Group: 9 – 13
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 8 - Anime Academy
KidStudioKidStudio

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 9:
Art Outdoors
Natural Bridges State Beach
August 3rd - 7th

Art Outdoors emphasizes creating art from nature. Students will find a beautiful view and paint what they see outside. They will also take on fun drawing challenges with colored pencils and markers throughout the week. Fun, cooperative games during snack breaks round out each day!

NATURAL BRIDGES STATE BEACH 2531 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

**PICK UP AND DROP OFF WILL BE AT EACH LOCATION. TRANSPORTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE.**

Age Group: 6 – 12
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding acamp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 9 - Art Outdoors
KidStudioKidStudio

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 10:
Art Outdoors
Wilder Ranch State Park
August 10th - 14th

Art Outdoors emphasizes creating art from nature. Students will find a beautiful view and paint what they see outside. They will also take on fun drawing challenges with colored pencils and markers throughout the week. Fun, cooperative games during snack breaks round out each day!

Wilder Ranch State Park 1401 Coast Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

**PICK UP AND DROP OFF WILL BE AT EACH LOCATION. TRANSPORTATION IS NOT AVAILABLE.**

Age Group: 6 – 12
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 10 - Art Outdoors
KidStudioKidStudio

MORNING CAMP - 9:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 4:30PM

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Session 11:
Kid Studio
August 17th - 21st

Kid Studio Camp is located at our 2000 sq. ft. studio at the Old Sash Mill near downtown Santa Cruz. Students will have two choices of art activity each day; projects include canvas painting, clay sculpting, button making, beading, drawing and more! Our studio has over 75 live animals and hundreds of 3D realistic models and figurines to inspire creativity. We offer a Morning Camp from 9:00AM – 12:30PM or Afternoon Camp from 1:00PM – 4:30PM. Students are welcome to register for both sessions to work on larger and more detailed projects.

Location: Seven Directions Institute
303 Potrero Street Suite 7A
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Age Group: 4 – 9
Half Day Price: $220
Full Day Price: $400

Before adding a camp to your cart, please complete and submit our registration form first. Register Today>>

Session 11 - Kid Studio