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 Arts

MORNING CAMP - 10:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

Session 1:
Pokemon Art Online
June 8th - 12th

Pokemon Art Camp Online is a fun-filled week of drawing activities where each student will become a Pokemon Master and fill out their Pokedex. Each day students will be given a Pokemon drawing challenge that inspires them to create their own unique Pokemon-themed artwork. They will also learn how to draw a new Pokemon each day and record facts and stats about them. By the end of the week the student will have created their own Pokemon Gym, decided what type of trainer they will become and “captured” 5 different Pokemon in their Pokedex!

A special Pokemon Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen! Surprises await!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 8 – 12
Price: $180

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

Session 1: ONLINE Pokemon Art
Explorers Science CampExplorers Science Camp

MORNING CAMP - 10:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

Session 2:
Explorers Science Camp
June 15th - 19th

Each day of Explorers Science camp we will dive into a new experiment together! From force and gravity to sound waves and vibration, we will explore the world of science through hands -on activities! All materials will be supplied in the Project Pack! The last 2 days of camp will culminate with an exciting Owl Pellet Dissection and Mini Volcano Building! Let’s put our lab coats on and get experimenting!

Explorers Science Camp Projects:
● Day 1: Mighty But Tiny Bridges (Forces and Gravity)
● Day 2: Popsicle Stick Kazoos (Vibration and Sound)
● Day 3: Wind-Up Racer (Elastic Energy)
● Day 4: Owl Pellet Dissection (Biology)
● Day 5: Mini Volcanoes (Chemical Reaction)

A special Explorers Science Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 8 – 12
Price: $180

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

Session 2: ONLINE Explorers Science
Animal ArtAnimal Art

MORNING CAMP - 10:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

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 learn facts about a new exotic and bizarre animal they might not even have known exists each day of camp and how to draw it! Each day will focus on a new technique; how to shade, draw scales, feathers, fur and more!

A special Animal Art Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 8 – 12
Price: $180

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

Session 3: ONLINE Animal Art Camp
Explorers Science CampExplorers Science Camp

MORNING CAMP - 1:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

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

Each day of Explorers Science camp we will dive into a new experiment together! From force and gravity to sound waves and vibration, we will explore the world of science through hands -on activities! All materials will be supplied in the Project Pack! The last 2 days of camp will culminate with an exciting Owl Pellet Dissection and Mini Volcano Building! Let’s put our lab coats on and get experimenting!

Explorers Science Camp Projects:
● Day 1: Mighty But Tiny Bridges (Forces and Gravity)
● Day 2: Popsicle Stick Kazoos (Vibration and Sound)
● Day 3: Wind-Up Racer (Elastic Energy)
● Day 4: Owl Pellet Dissection (Biology)
● Day 5: Mini Volcanoes (Chemical Reaction)

A special Explorers Science Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 8 – 12
Price: $180

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

Session 4: ONLINE Explorers Science Camp
Anime AcademyAnime Academy

MORNING CAMP - 10:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

Session 5:
Anime Academy
July 6th - 10th

In this unique camp, students will learn about Japanese style comics and animation! Starting with the basics of an anime character’s form, we will explore from the ground up what completes the look. They will learn how to draw eyes, hair and bodies, while being encouraged to infuse their individuality in their work. Students will learn to create their own original characters that boast their own sense of style by focusing on the basic foundation of drawing the human figure.

A special Anime Academy Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 10 – 14
Price: $180

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

Session 5: ONLINE Anime Academy Camp
Explorers Science CampCharacter Design Workshop for Teens

MORNING CAMP - 10:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

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.

A special Character Design Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 14+
Price: $180

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

Session 6: ONLINE Character Design Workshop for Teens
Animal ArtAnimal Art

MORNING CAMP - 10:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

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 learn facts about a new exotic and bizarre animal they might not even have known exists each day of camp and how to draw it! Each day will focus on a new technique; how to shade, draw scales, feathers, fur and more!

A special Animal Art Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 8 – 12
Price: $180

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

Session 7: ONLINE Animal Art Camp
Anime AcademyAnime Academy

MORNING CAMP - 10:00AM - 12:30PM

AFTERNOON CAMP - 1:00PM - 3:30PM

Session 8:
Anime Academy
July 27th - 31st

In this unique camp, students will learn about Japanese style comics and animation! Starting with the basics of an anime character’s form, we will explore from the ground up what completes the look. They will learn how to draw eyes, hair and bodies, while being encouraged to infuse their individuality in their work. Students will learn to create their own original characters that boast their own sense of style by focusing on the basic foundation of drawing the human figure.

A special Anime Academy Project Pack will be provided so that students can follow along with all the activities from their computer screen!

Location: Your home!
Please have Zoom video conferencing software downloaded, and please prepare your child by introducing them to the software before the camp.

Age Group: 10 – 14
Price: $180

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

Session 8: ONLINE Anime Academy Camp

*Sessions 9 through 11 (below) are subject to change due to the nature of the Covid-19 situation and ordinances in place within Santa Cruz County.

Art Outdoors: Natural Bridges State Beach*Art Outdoors: Natural Bridges State Beach*

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

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

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00PM - 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 - Natural Bridges
Art Outdoors: Wilder Ranch State Park*Art Outdoors: Wilder Ranch State Park*

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

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

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00PM - 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 - Wilder Ranch
KidStudioKidStudio

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

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

FULL DAY CAMP - 9:00PM - 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 Camp

*Sessions 9 through 11 (below) are subject to change due to the nature of the Covid-19 situation and ordinances in place within Santa Cruz County.