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

June 13 - July 01, 2016

Mon - Thur: 9am - 3:30pm
Fri - 9am - 1:30pm

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

- ideas and inventions room (including Engineering, 3D pens, 3D Printing and Coding in Scratch)

- electronics using motors, batteries, lights. Creating circuits and interactive toys and inventions

- games and sports in the gym

*Exciting news this summer: We will design and create Sumobots and Sumobot Competitions. Campers will research and create their own designs and 3D print them.






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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