Ages 11-17 (*)
Minimum level B1
18 July – 1 August 2021. Enroll for 1 or 2 weeks
If you like drawing and painting, you’ll love our Art Camp! At our art camp, you’ll meet students from Britain and around the world as you develop your knowledge of art history, acquire new skills and work as a team towards an exhibition.
* The age range is 11-17. However, we may occasionally accept a younger or older student from the same school year as someone else in the group.
15 hours of art per week
For UK and international students
Work towards an exhibition
Taught by professional art tutors, your sessions will include drawing, painting and printing. You’ll create your own personal art storybook as you explore decisive moments in art history, choosing artworks from the different ages. Follow great art and artists from the time of cave paintings to the 21st century. Learn about the methods and techniques they used. Work in different media to discover their qualities and enjoy experimenting! Topics include:
Cave paintings from Lascaux and Altamira, handprints as the first self-portraits
Osiris and Egypt
The Labyrinth: Ancient Greeks and their myths
Early Christianity and mosaics
Norman Conquest: The Bayeux Tapestry
Renaissance in Italy: Raphael and Michelangelo
Freedom of colour: Van Gogh
Anti-art: Dadaism and collage
Art as play: Paul Klee
Pop art: Andy Warhol
1 full-day trip per week
1 half-day trip per week
Variety of daytime activities
2 evening activities per week
Highlights of our activities programme include trips to London, Bath, Salisbury, Southampton and the New Forest, a fish and chips dinner on the beach, and a barbecue party in the school’s field with storytelling around a bonfire. You will also join students on our Classic Programme for a wide range of other activities such as art workshops, music, dance and team games. All of these are designed to help you develop your skills, get creative and have fun with your new friends from around the world.