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FAC Full-Day Summer Camps


Foothills Art Center


809 15th Street
Golden, CO, 80401
United States
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9 am - 3 pm
from 288.00


6-8 years 9-12 years
Contact name: 
Youth Art Camps


(MONDAY - FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.)

AGES 7 TO 12

Refund Amount Advance Notice
100% refund 60 or more days before the workshop/camp
75% refund 59-30 days before the workshop/camp
50% refund 29-20 days before the workshop/camp
25% refund 19-10 days before the workshop/camp
0% refund 9-1 days notice
No refunds will be given within 9 days of the first day of the class/workshop and no refunds will be given after the class/workshop begins.

  • No refund for personal emergency.
  • No refund for no show, regardless of the circumstances.
  • No refund for drop out or dismissal of the workshop/camp after it has begun for any reason.
  • Summer Camp Handbook 

Furry Friends - Watercolor Pet Portraits and more

Instructor: Elaine Campbelll  

Do you have a pet or animal that you love? Learn and practice drawing your friend in pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, and washes, culminating in a watercolor portrait of your pet. You'll be creating several items with their image. Please bring a photo or two on the first day.

Price: $320 public/ $288 members

6/4/18 - 6/8/18

Hand Building with Slabs

Instructor: Ashley Fulton 

During this week, each student will create a self-portrait sketch including a head, neck, body, arms, legs and feet. These pieces will then be cut out of clay slabs. Once the pieces are fired, the body parts will be colored and assembled using wire. These clay self-portraits can then be hung at home as a wall piece. Students will also explore using silkscreens and Designer Liner "glaze pens" to add images to the flat surface of a mug and plate that they make. These will be glazed so that they are food-safe, microwaveable, and dishwasher-safe.

Price: $320 public/ $288 members

6/11/18 - 6/15/18

Native American-Inspired Clay Creations

Instructor: Ashley Fulton

Students will use a coil-building method to create a mug, then use black slip to decorate the pot using geometric patterns in the style of the Ancestral Puebloans. Students will explore making sculptural work by creating clay ocarinas inspired by the Mayans. After looking at images of masks from various Native American cultures, students will create a clay mask of their own design.

Price: $320 public/ $288 members

Week 3
6/18/18 - 6/22/18

Fun in the Sun--Cyanotypes

Instructor:  Ashley Fulton

Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces cyan-blue prints.  In this session, students will use solar rays to expose a negative of their image on cyanotype paper to create their sun prints.  During the week, each student will create cyanotypes using three different processes. 

Price: $320 public/ $288 members

Week 4
6/25/18 - 6/29/18

Set Design w/ Miners Alley Playhouse

Instructor: Maura McInerney 

This two week camp immersion combines Golden's arts organizations. Campers will have an immersive visual and performing arts experience over two weeks. First week is @ FAC. Second week is @ MAP and the camp concludes with the play on Friday @ 3pm. 

Price: $320 public/ $288 members

Week 5
7/9/18 - 7/16/18

Artist A Day

Instructor: Roy Annenberg

uring this exciting week of Art Camp, kids will get to be a different artist for each day!  They will learn about the life of the artist and how this affected the way their artwork looks.  The Pop Art of Roy Lichtenstein will inspire our giant-sized cartoon explosion drawings as if they came right out of a comic book! The soft watercolor paintings of Color Field artist Helen Frankenthaler will be the inspiration for fun free flowing paintings. Create fun optical illusions collages in a lot of different ways as we explore Op Art by Victor Vasarley. Learn how to make huge slices of pies and cakes as the dessert paintings of Wayne Thiebaud capture our minds. Lastly, the silly exaggerated portraits of Amedeo Modigliani will help us create our own silly exaggerated people. Collage, Paint, Draw, and Sculpt your way through a week of fun!l. 

Price: $320 public/ $288 members

Week 6
7/16/18 - 7/20/18

Kinetic Art - Get Your Art Moving! 

Instructor: Mike Carroll

Kinetic Art is back this summer! We will be exploring several different forms of art that moves. Everything from mobiles, with fun dangling things, to wire sculpture with moving parts. Both physical balance and visual balance are key factors with this kind of art. These kinds of sculptures move on their own and sometimes move with the help of the artist, [like a toy!]. Lots of fun if you like to build things! Additional materials provided by NREL. (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

Price: $320 public/ $288 members

Week 7
7/23/18 - 7/27/18