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2011 Summer Art Camp at Lord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery in Almaden Valley

Lord of the Light Art Studio & GalleryLord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery is holding its 2011 Summer Art Camp for kids in 1st – 7th grade. The studio has a unique camp curriculum that is designed to bring out and develop a child’s imagination and creativity, while teaching them the fundamentals of fine art.

The Summer Art Camp is a one-week, fun-filled learning experience that includes color theory, animation, and much more! Students will learn pencil drawing skills and how to use medias such as oil pastel, soft pastel, and watercolor. Your child will experience new freedom and a new love for art.

You have three Summer Art Camp sessions to choose from:

Session 1: Animal Drawing & Animation
Dates: June 20-24, 2011, 1:30-3:00pm

Session 2: Flower Drawing & Animation
Dates: July 18-22, 2011, 1:30-3:00pm

Session 3: Still Life Drawing & Animation
Dates: August 8-12, 2011, 1:30-3:00pm

The 2011 Summer Art Camp tuition is $135 per student, per session. Sessions fill-up on a first come first basis, so register now! See the flier for more information and Registration Form.

You can also register your child at the Lord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery located in the Old Almaden Plaza next to Sonoma Chicken Coop in Almaden Valley or call the studio at 408-997-3112.

Weekly Program

Lord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery also offers a Weekly Program that consists of a unique curriculum called Basic 1 through 14. The curriculum focuses on themes, media, color theory, and art history that helps students to visually understand and experience the techniques and basics of fine art.

This step-by-step curriculum is designed to improve the student’s artistic skills from 1st grade up through 12th grade, giving them the self confidence and the inspiration to further broaden their education in fine art.

Please call Lord of the Light Art Studio & Gallery to request a tour of its lovely studio and gallery and to learn more about its programs.

Almaden Jr. Chef’s Summer Camp – Summer 2010

[photo: boy jr. chef] Sign your child up for Almaden Jr. Chef’s Summer Camp. Campers will learn basic cooking techniques, fun how to’s, healthy eating tips, and design their own herb garden and reusable shopping bag.

The camp also features multicultural food demonstrations and supervised play time. Sign your child up for one or two weeks. The camp is for boys and girls ages 6-10. The camper to staff ratio is 1:12. The price is $295 per camper for one week.

Almaden Jr. Chef’s Summer Camp is at the Almaden Community Center. You have two one-week sessions to choose from: July 12, 2010 – July 16, 2010, and/or August 2, 2010 – August 6, 2010. Camp is held 8:30am – 12:30pm daily. You can sign up online.

TechKnowHow LEGO® Summer Camps at Holy Spirit School in Almaden Valley

[photo: techknowhow lego summer camp craft] Does your child enjoy building with LEGO® toys? Sign your little one up for TechKnowHow LEGO® Summer Camp.

There are three different one-week camps to choose from: Spybots (ages 6-9), Pro Builders (ages 7-9), and Rev-Up (ages 6-9). Each class will involve five building projects, one each day of the week. Students take home a CD with building instructions and a camp t-shirt. Read the class descriptions.

Classes are at Holy Spirit School in Almaden Valley on June 21-25, 2010; June 28-July 2, 2010; and July 6-9, 2010. These are special half-day classes from 2-5pm daily. (No extended care available.) Price is $200 per camper for the week.

Spring & Summer 2010 Activity Guide for Almaden Community Center

photo: Almaden 2010 Spring City GuideUpdate on February 16, 2011: The Spring 2011 Activity Guide for Almaden Community Center is now available.

San Jose Parks Recreation & Neighborhood Services has released its City Wide Activity Guide for Spring & Summer 2010. The guide includes all of the activities planned for the Almaden Community Center.

Almaden Valley residents have a variety of activities to choose from, including the following: arts and crafts, camps, dance, early childhood recreation, education and enrichment, health and fitness, music, sports leagues and drop-ins, cooking, specialty programs, senior programs and events, and family events.

Registration for Spring & Summer 2010 activities begins on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 10am. You can register online.

View the most recent Almaden Community Center Activity Guide.