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Arts & Crafts Summer Camps


Registration for all camps begins on March 1st
Please note the specific week days for each camp
Week 0: May 28 - 31 Week 1: June 3 -7 Week 2: June 10 - 14 Week 3: June 17 - 21 Week 4: June 24 - 28
Storybook Crafts - FRC Storybook Crafts - NV
Bob Ross for Kids - FRC
Photography - FRC
Under the Sea - FRC

Bob Ross For Kids - LV
Bob Ross for Teens - LV
Storybook Crafts - NV
Bob Ross For Kids - NV
Color Wheels (x2) - FRC
Storybook Crafts - FRC
Photography - NV
Enchanted Forest - FRC
Drawing & Watercolor- LV


Week 5: July 1 - 5 Week 6: July 8 - 12 Week 7: July 15 - 19 Week 8: July 22 - 26 Week 9:Jul 29 - Aug 2
  Drawing 101 - NV
Painting 101 - NV
Bob Ross for Kids - FV
Bob Ross for Teens - FV
Sand & Surf Crafts - FRC
Space Crafts - FRC


Drawing Animals - NV
Watercolor, Pen, Ink - NV
Storybook Crafts - FRC
Bob Ross for Kids - LV
Storybook Crafts - NV
Bob Ross for Kids - FRC
Bob Ross for Teens - FRC
Circus Crafts - FRC
Mythical Creatures - FRC
FRC: Franklin Rec Center, FV: Fairview Rec Center, LV: Longview Rec Center, NV: Nolensville Rec Center



Storybook Crafts Art Camps - Copy (2) Storybook Crafts Art Camps
Multiple Dates/Locations Available (see below)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Monday - Thursday
Ages 6 - 9
Cost: $150.00
Instructor: Lizzy Chittenden



This 4 day summer camp offers an exciting and unique experience for children of ages 6 - 9! Each day begins with story time, where campers will be introduced to a new and exciting tale. Then, the campers will be guided through multiple craft projects related to the story they just heard. The crafts will be fun, creative, and educational, helping to expand the campers’ knowledge of the fairy tale world. This camp is sure to be a great way for campers to learn, grow, and have fun!

Students are encouraged to bring a peanut-free snack.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.

2024 Storybook Camp Schedule: Click Dates to Register

Silly Stories: No Monsters Here, 3 Little Pigs as Told by the Wolf, Sock Fairy, Memoirs of a Goldfish
Franklin Rec Center: June 24 - 27

Princess Stories: Rapunzel, Cinderella, Princess and the Pea, The Queen of France
Franklin Rec Center: July 15 - 18
Nolensville Rec Center: July 22 - 25


Bob Ross Acrylic Camps - Copy (4)Bob Ross for Kids
Multiple Dates/Locations Available (see below)
Monday - Friday
Ages 7 - 12
Cost: $125.00
Instructor: Quintin Burlingame




Introducing Bob Ross® for Kids with Certified Ross Instructor®, Quintin Burlingame! This camp is designed for younger artists who want to create gorgeous landscape paintings but are not quite ready for messy oil paints. Quintin will guide students through the basics of using acrylic paints and help them achieve happy little masterpieces. Students will create 5 different paintings on 9x12" canvas board.
 
All materials are provided by the instructor.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.

2024 Bob Ross For Kids Camp Schedule: Click Dates to Register

Fairview Rec Center: July 8 - 12
AM Class | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Longview Rec Center: July 15 - 19
AM Class | 10:00am - 12:00pm
PM Class | 1:00 - 3:00pm

Franklin Rec Center: July 22 - 26
AM Class | 10:00am - 12:00pm


Bob Ross Oil Camp - Copy (2)Bob Ross Oil Landscape for Teens
Multiple Dates/Locations Available (see below)
Monday - Friday
Ages 11 - 17
Cost: $150.00
Instructor: Quintin Burlingame




From "Happy Little Trees" to "Mighty Mountains," students can join Certified Ross Instructor®, Quintin Burlingame, to learn the Bob Ross Wet-On-Wet technique® made famous on The Joy of Painting®. Each class, students complete an oil on canvas painting focusing on individual components, ultimately culminating into Bob's iconic mountain landscapes.
 
All materials are provided by the instructor.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.

2024 Bob Ross Oil Landscapes for Teens Camp Schedule: Click Dates to Register

Fairview Rec Center: July 8 - 12
PM Class | 1:00 - 3:00pm

Franklin Rec Center: July 22 - 26
PM Class | 1:00 - 3:00pm


Photography Art Camp - Copy (2)Photography Art Camp
Multiple Dates/Locations Available (see below)
10:00am - 12:00pm
Monday - Thursday
Ages 11 - 17
Cost: $90.00 + $10.00 Supply Fee
Instructor: Susan Athens



Using any camera, come learn the basics of photography. We'll briefly discuss the exposure triangle and how to take better pictures and develop a photographers eye using the elements and principles of design. Each day we will take pictures and then learn how to critique our work to learn how to improve our photography skills. Projects will include learning to color photography with color pencils and taking pictures of sidewalk chalk scenes. Student will also have their portrait taken and edited images will be emailed for downloading.
 
Students will need to bring their own cameras. Cell phone and iPad cameras are acceptable. Students must have the capability to airdrop or email pictures to the instructor.
 
A $10.00 supply fee is due to the instructor at the start of the first day.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.

2024 Photography Art Camp Schedule: Click Date to Register

Nolensville Rec Center:
June 24 - 27 | 10:00am - 12:00pm



Enchanted Forest Art Camp - CopyEnchanted Forest Art Camp
Franklin Rec Center
Monday - Thursday
June 24 - 27
1:00 - 3:00pm
Ages 7 - 12
Cost: $150.00
Instructor: Kris Salva
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Join instructor Kris Salva for a creative week inspired by fairies, gnomes, and woodland creatures! Each day, students will begin the class with an instructor led mixed media project. Projects may include but are not limited to painting on canvas boards with acrylic paint, sculpting creatures from air dry clay and decorating them with paints and fabrics, painting scenes on river rocks with glow-in-the-dark paint, and so much more! Students who finish the main project early can spend time refining the previous days’ project or exploring their own ideas with the materials provided.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.


Drawing and Watercolor Basics - CopyDrawing and Watercolor Basics Art Camp
Longview Rec Center
Monday - Thursday
June 24 - 27
1:30 - 3:30 pm
Ages 12 - 16
Cost: $100.00
Instructor: Corey Lazarowicz
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This four day camp will cover drawing techniques (blind contour drawing, shading techniques, and grid drawing) and watercolor basics. We will be working on drawing techniques and finish the week by watercolor painting one of our drawings.
 
This camp is perfect for teens who love to draw and want to sharpen their skills.
 
The instructor will provide the materials needed for this camp. Students will take home drawing supplies and a watercolor set.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.


Drawing 101 Art Camp - Copy (2)Drawing 101 Art Camp
Nolensville Rec Center
Monday - Friday
July 8 - 12
9:00 - 11:00am
Ages 11 - 17
Cost: $120.00 + $10.00 Supply Fee
Instructor: Heather Bethurum
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What do you like to draw? What do you want to learn more about? Are you wondering how to make things look more 3-D or how to make a texture like hair look more real? Come explore basic drawing techniques in graphite, charcoal, and ink. No matter your experience level you will have a great time increasing your skills while you flex your creativity. You will want to bring a device with internet so you can browse reference ideas.
 
A $10.00 supply fee is due to the instructor at the start of the first day.
 
The instructor will supply the materials needed for class, but students are welcome bring their favorite drawing supplies (like colored pencils, markers for artists, colored pens etc.) to experiment with and gain skills with the guidance of the instructor.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.


Painting 101 Art Camp - Copy (2)Painting 101 Art Camp
Nolensville Rec Center
Monday - Friday
July 8 - 12
12:00 - 2:00pm
Ages 11 - 17
Cost: $120.00 + $10.00 Supply Fee
Instructor: Heather Bethurum
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What do you like to paint? What do you want to learn more about? Are you wondering how to mix colors or make things look more realistic? Come learn simple tricks and tips to help your paintings look more real.
 
In this camp, you will explore basic painting techniques with acrylic paints while you create a finished painting. You will want to bring a color reference picture (or two) or a device with the internet so you can browse reference ideas.
 
A $10.00 supply fee is due to the instructor at the start of the first day.
 
The instructor will supply the materials needed for class, but students are welcome to bring their favorite acrylic paint colors to add to their painting.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.


Surf, Sand, and Sun Art Camp - CopySand and Surf Crafts Art Camp
Franklin Rec Center
Monday - Thursday
July 8 - 11
10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages 7 - 12
Cost: $150.00
Instructor: Kris Salva
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Join instructor Kris Salva for a creative week inspired by the beach! Each day, students will begin the class with an instructor led mixed media project. Projects may include but are not limited to painting on canvas boards with acrylic paint, sculpting creatures from air dry clay and decorating them with paints and fabrics, painting scenes on river rocks with glow-in-the-dark paint, and so much more! Students who finish the main project early can spend time refining the previous days’ project or exploring their own ideas with the materials provided.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.


Aliens Art Camp - CopyAliens and Astronauts Art Camp
Franklin Rec Center
Monday - Thursday
July 8 - 11
1:00 - 3:00pm
Ages 7 - 12
Cost: $150.00
Instructor: Kris Salva
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Join instructor Kris Salva for a creative week inspired by space! Each day, students will begin the class with an instructor led mixed media project. Projects may include but are not limited to painting on canvas boards with acrylic paint, sculpting creatures from air dry clay and decorating them with paints and fabrics, painting scenes on river rocks with glow-in-the-dark paint, and so much more! Students who finish the main project early can spend time refining the previous days’ project or exploring their own ideas with the materials provided.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.

Drawing Animals Art Camp - CopyDrawing Animals Art Camp
Nolensville Rec Center
Monday - Friday
July 15 - 19
9:00 - 11:00am
Ages 11 - 17
Cost: $120.00 + $10.00 Supply Fee
Instructor: Heather Bethurum
Click Here to Register

Do you like to draw animals? Do you want to learn to make them more realistic? Are you wondering how to make things look more 3-D or how to make a texture like hair look more real? Come explore basic drawing techniques in drawing and shading while learning to compose basic animal forms. No matter your experience level you will have a great time increasing your skills while flexing your creativity.
 
A $10.00 supply fee is due to the instructor at the start of the first day.
 
The instructor will supply the materials needed for class, but students are welcome bring their favorite drawing supplies (like colored pencils, markers for artists, colored pens etc.) to experiment with and gain skills with the guidance of the instructor. Students should bring a device with internet so they can browse reference ideas.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.


Painting with Watercolor, Pen, & Ink - CopyPainting with Watercolor, Pen, & Ink Art Camp
Nolensville Rec Center
Monday - Friday
July 15 - 19
12:00 - 2:00pm
Ages 11 - 17
Cost: $120.00 + $10.00 Supply Fee
Instructor: Heather Bethurum
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Do you like to be creative, have fun, and layer different media like paint and pens? Come learn simple tricks and tips to make cool works of art. In this camp, you will explore basic watercolor painting techniques and how to layer on other fun media like gel pens and marker.
 
A $10.00 supply fee is due to the instructor at the start of the first day.
 
The instructor will supply the materials needed for class, but students are welcome bring their favorite art supplies (like colored pencils, markers for artists, colored pens etc.) to experiment with and gain skills with the guidance of the instructor. Students may bring a device with internet access to look up reference photos.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.


Under the Big Top - CopyUnder the Big Top! Art Camp
Franklin Rec Center
Monday - Thursday
July 29 - August 1
10:00am - 12:00pm
Ages 7 - 12
Cost: $150.00
Instructor: Kris Salva
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Join instructor Kris Salva for a creative week inspired by the circus! Each day, students will begin the class with an instructor led mixed media project. Projects may include but are not limited to painting on canvas boards with acrylic paint, sculpting creatures from air dry clay and decorating them with paints and fabrics, painting scenes on river rocks with glow-in-the-dark paint, and so much more! Students who finish the main project early can spend time refining the previous days’ project or exploring their own ideas with the materials provided.
 
All materials are provided by the instructor.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.

Mythical Creatures Art Camp - CopyMythical Creatures Art Camp
Franklin Rec Center
Monday - Thursday
July 29 - August 1
1:00 - 3:00pm
Ages 7 - 12
Cost: $150.00
Instructor: Kris Salva
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Join instructor Kris Salva for a creative week inspired by your favorite mythical critters! Each day, students will begin the class with an instructor led mixed media project. Projects may include but are not limited to painting on canvas boards with acrylic paint, sculpting creatures from air dry clay and decorating them with paints and fabrics, painting scenes on river rocks with glow-in-the-dark paint, and so much more! Students who finish the main project early can spend time refining the previous days’ project or exploring their own ideas with the materials provided.
 
This camp is great for crafty kids who love unicorns, dragons, and mermaids!
 
All materials are provided by the instructor.
 
Limited spacing available; pre-registration is required. Please direct all questions to Liz Friend at Liz.Friend@williamsoncounty-tn.gov. All credits/transfers/refunds must be processed with Liz at least 1 week prior to the first day of camp.

 

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