Summer Art Programs 2016


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Under the instruction of our teaching artists, CEPA’s summer art programs engage students in film photography, digital photography, pinhole cameras, darkroom printing, graphic design, animation, creative writing, and bookmaking.

Each of CEPA’s art camps are 5 days long for 3 hours each day, and available for two age groups:

  • Ages 8 to 12—morning art camp (9:00am–12:00pm)
  • Ages 13 to 17—afternoon art camp (1:00pm–4:00pm)

How to enroll in CEPA’s Summer Art Programs

Each art camp is limited to ten kids per age group, and walk-ins are not permitted, so be sure to reserve your child’s space early. Kids signing up for the art camps should be able to attend every day for the week they have chosen.

Price: $175.00 per Art Camp

Payment is due in full at the time of registration, and includes all supplies. Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will not receive a refund.

To register for a camp call CEPA at (716) 856-2717

Also: Check out Squeaky Wheel’s Summer Youth Workshops for a full day of Arts Camps in the same building!


Basic Photo Camp

In this jam-packed week of fun and learning, students are exposed to a variety of photographic shooting and printing techniques. The class begins with an introduction to the science of traditional black-and-white photography as they create photos with pinhole cameras and watch their images come to life in the darkroom. They also use digital cameras and learn some basic digital graphic design techniques in CEPA’s digital photo lab. This is a great camp for someone just beginning to be interested in photography or who just wants a new creative experience! Cameras are provided.

July 11-15
9:00am to 12:00pm for ages 8-12
1:00pm to 4:00pm for ages 13-17

Call CEPA at 856-2717 to register.

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Darkroom Camp

This camp is designed for the student who wants to delve deeper into darkroom processes or for the beginning student, curious about traditional darkroom skills. They will make their own pinhole camera, experiment with alternative processes and discover more of what is possible with traditional black and white photography.

July 18-22
9:00am to 12:00pm for ages 8-12
1:00pm to 4:00pm for ages 13-17

Call CEPA at 856-2717 to register.


Digital Photography

This camp is designed for the student more interested in the digital side of things, we will focus on creativity as well as processing photos in the digital lab using Photoshop. Students will develop their own style while we photograph architecture, portraits and still lifes. Students should have their own digital camera although one can be provided with prior notice.

July 25-29
1:00pm to 4:00pm for ages 13-17

August 1-5
9:00am to 12:00pm for ages 8-12

Call CEPA at 856-2717 to register.

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Animation

Students in this camp will create storyboards, direct and shoot a short animated video using paper cut outs and digital still cameras. At the end of the week students will have a basic understanding of the animation process, how to create the illusion of depth in animation, and how to render a video using PhotoShop. This is for students interested in drawing, photography, and PhotoShop

July 25-29
9:00am to 12:00pm for ages 8-12

Call CEPA at 856-2717 to register.


Portfolio Camp

Portfolio Camp is designed for the more advanced or serious young photographer interested in developing a strong photography portfolio, whether for high school, college, internship or for any future use. Students will work in groups and in one on one sessions with our artists to complete a high quality portfolio with a range of subjects such as landscape, portrait, documentary, etc. In addition they will develop a bio, artist statement and creative writing pieces to accompany their images. Students should have their own digital camera.

August 1-5
1:00pm to 4:00pm for ages 13-17

Call CEPA at 856-2717 to register.

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CEPA @ Camp Centerland 2016!
Monday – Friday, August 22-26

CEPA is thrilled to be doing a Nature Photography Class at Camp Centerland in Getzville. Students will be introduced to the art of photography and the elements of art while exploring nature and science on 19 acres of land. Please note that Camp Centerland has ALL DAY camps from 9:30 to 4:00 and transportation from the Buffalo Jewish Community Center Holland Family Building is included. CEPA’s photography class is for 3 hours and the rest of the day students will be doing other activities including a creative story telling workshop! Registration fees also include daily lunch, afternoon snack, and a free Camp t-shirt. Extended care hours are also available for working families. For more information and to register and pay, go to www.campcenterland.org or call 688-4033.


Featured CEPA Summer Camp Student: Rachel Norvilitis

11-year-old Rachel has been taking photographs since she was five and has twice attended summer camp at CEPA. She enjoys taking pictures of flowers, buildings, and her cat Max. Her work has been exhibited at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, and won awards from the Erie County Fair, the Buffalo Zoo, and Doors Open Niagara.

“When I was at camp at CEPA I had a lot of fun. I loved to walk around the city because it is cool to photograph different buildings. Also, I was glad to use the darkroom. That personally is my favorite because it is fun to see the pictures develop. CEPA gallery is a cool place to hang out. I like to look at the exhibits and talk to the staff. I was glad that the teachers would let us take photos more than just talking about them. I am eager to go next year!”

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How to Enroll in CEPA’s Summer Art Programs

Each art camp is limited to eight kids per age group, and walk-ins are not permitted, so be sure to reserve your child’s space early. Kids signing up for the art camps should be able to attend every day for the week they have chosen.

Price: $175.00 per Art Camp

Payment is due in full at the time of registration, and includes all supplies. Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will not receive a refund.

To register for a camp, call (716) 856-2717

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