Creative Art Start

A program for boys and girls 6 - 15 years old

A focus on creativity, innovation, inventions and play.

Summer Art Camp at the Allen-Stevenson School



The five week summer camp is an exciting and fun filled journey into new territories creative and educational.

June 15 - July 17, 2015 (9am to 3:30pm)

Directors: Rob McCallum, Ph.D. &

Cindy Maguire, Ph.D

application for summer art camp

* Limited space is available so early registration is advised.

Classes are small and children receive individualized attention, through an innovative arts curriculum tailored to their interests and needs.

Our campers come from schools across the city including, Allen-Stevenson, Nightingale Bamford, Brearley, Hewitt School, St. David's, Chapin School, Dwight School, Collegiate, Windward School, Churchill, Sacred Heart, Town School, New York City Public Schools and many more....


The camp is divided into seven activity areas;

- woodshop

- mixed media studio

- art studio

- film and video activity area

- construction site (including fort building)

- ideas and inventions room (including engineering)

- games and sports in the gym

*Exciting news this summer: We will continue to make hovercrafts you can sit on and steer. Campers will research and create their own designs. Organised races and loads of fun.

We have also started collecting parts for making an electric car that the campers can experiment with and actually drive.





Current observations on Human Development in Children

Play as part of our teaching philosphy

The Secret of Childrens Play

Playtime and Child Development.



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Movies and images from the summer camp of 2013

Animation 2013 - Week 1

Animation 2013 - Week 2

The Case of the Missing Shell

Climax of Life. (A preview: written, produced and edited by the campers themselves)

The Masked Murderer (A movie: written, produced and edited by the campers themselves)

Slides of many of the campers making art and having fun.

View the Art Gallery for art projects that have been created in the last few years.

Art Gallery



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