Make Art For An Entire Week Straight While Building Your Skills And Techniques To Create New And Impressive Works!
Painting and Drawing Camp offers visual artists the opportunity to set personal goals in the creation of their artwork and receive one-on-one instruction in a small group setting. It doesn’t matter what your preferred media is, this camp allows the opportunity to both improve your existing techniques and skills but also to experiment with other materials and techniques throughout the week. This camp is designed for the inquisitive artist–The more ideas and questions you come to camp with, the more you’ll grow as a visual artist!
July 16 @ 2:00 pm - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
For students completing grades 6-12; Adult Registration as commuter only and with instructor consent.
Friday, July 21-Time 2PM at the Aderman Auditorium Lobby
We’ll begin the the week by setting goals by working with A Master Teacher. Together, you’ll to create a plan of action to make your goals a reality.
Artists have a preference for their favorite tools and materials. Campers are encouraged to bring their own supplies with them to camp. This is not a requirement and their will be a certain amount of supplies provided such as paper, paints, brushes, canvases, scissors, drawing pencils, erasers. Students can learn to stretch their own canvas as well. Students will be given a kit for them to take home so that they can continue to make art throughout the rest of the summer and beyond!
From novice to advanced, this camp is a place for everyone to learn and create their own artwork with professional guidance from a Master Teacher.
7:15 Wake Up
8:30 Personal creative time (not required)
9:00 Planning out the day’s activities
9:30 Group Instruction on such topics related to individual goals, focusing on the elements and principles of design, how to improve realism.
10:30 Open Studio
1:00 Group Instruction on such topics related to individual goals, focusing on the elements and principles of design, how to improve realism.
2:00 Open Studio and individualized instruction
7:00 Camp Activities
10:30 Lights Out
Ed Krejcie is a seasoned artist and teacher of 25 years. He is currently employed in the Appleton Area School District visual arts department. He is tirelessly passionate about teaching and making art which is what makes him such a well-respected teacher and artist in the Fox Valley. While many artists are tied to a few specific media, Ed takes pride in being proficient in a variety of mediums, techniques, and styles. Media and techniques includes most painting, drawing, printing, collage, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry making, and even blacksmithing. When given the choice of style, Ed is most fond of abstract and organic…Learn More
Questions? Feel free to contact us for any additional information.
Accommodations ~ Lodges are available for the duration of the camp session. They are supervised by a professional counseling staff on duty 24 hours each day and meals are prepared under the supervision of a state-approved dietitian.
Commuter students are expected to remain at camp until the day's activities are completed (Typically 9:am-8pm).
Registrations ~ Online registrations are accepted until the camp is full. Students may be placed on a waiting list if desired. A camp registration form is sent after payment is received. All cancellations must be made in writing and received 3 weeks in advance of the start of camp for a full refund. A $75.00 fee will be deducted from your refund. Refunds less than three weeks before camp will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Residential Tuition~Our student tuition is $725 per student and includes instructional fees, room and board and a camp t shirt which will be worn at the final performance. Please refer to the registration materials found on our registration site at Ultracamp for complete details. A $100 down payment is due at the time of registration. The remaining balance can be paid at the time of registration or in equal monthly installments. All Tuition must be paid before arrival at camp.
Commuter Tuition~This option is for campers that want to attend our camps but not stay in our dorms, The $400 tuition covers instructional fees, a camp T-Shirt which will be worn at the final performance, meals, and evening activities. Commuters arrive for their first class by 9AM, and can be picked up any time after evening activities conclude (usually around 8pm).
Scholarships ~Each year, the Arts Center raises funds for the scholarship program. If you are interested in applying for an Arts Center scholarship, please visit our website
Check-in/Check-out~Check in begins at 2pm on Sunday of the week your camp begins. All medical, dietary, and consent forms must be completed in UltraCamp before arriving at camp. Additional information will be emailed to you approximately 4 weeks before camp begins.
Additional Information ~ To request disability accommodations, or other special requests, please contact the Arts Center at least two weeks in advance of camp. More information about camp and all of the opportunities available at the Shell Lake Arts Center can be found on our website.
Participants are admitted without regard to race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. The Shell Lake Arts Center is an inclusive organization, and we accept all artists and musicians.