Summer Camps

Inflatable manatee designed by students in Upcycled Art Camp 2015

*Need-based scholarships are available.
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To register for classes click on the link of the class and register online, or call 402.466.8692.

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When school is out, creativity is in session! LUX offers camps for ages 5-8, 9-12, and 13-16. All camps coincide with LPS summer vacation.

 


Summer Camps for Ages 5-8
Summer Camps for Ages 9-12
Summer Workshops for Ages 13-16



Ages 5-8

June

Clay Creations Camp 
This camp is perfect for kids who love clay! Students will learn a variety of techniques to make sculptures and pottery. Projects will change daily and from camp to camp so our repeat campers can try it all! This camp takes place in our brand new state-of-the-art ceramics center located in the building just west of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 5-9
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry



Monday – Friday, June 12-16
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli



Monday – Friday, June 19-23
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry



Monday – Friday, June 26-30
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli


 

Drawing & Painting Camp
Students will build their skills in painting and drawing. The first half of each day will be spent learning techniques and the second half will be spent creating a finished project. Experienced students are welcome to join us and continue to improve their skills!

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 5-9
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: McKenzie Phelps



Monday – Friday, June 19-23
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth


 

Art Zoo
Students will have a blast learning about animals from all over the globe while exploring painting, drawing, ceramics, and mixed media art. Every day students will draw inspiration from animals living in a different region and create their projects in a new art medium.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 5-9
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff



Monday – Friday, June 19-23
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Mini-Masters
Students will learn about famous movements in art and its prominent artists each day. Projects will allow students to explore the different styles of painting as well as the methods of creating them.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 12-16
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Staff



Monday – Friday, June 26-30
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth


 

Character Camp
Paint, draw, and sculpt all kinds of characters! Students will design their own zombies, vampires, monsters, and more, to be the subjects of their art.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 12-16
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff



Monday – Friday, June 26-30
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

July

Clay Creations Camp 
Students will learn about a famous movement in art and it’s prominent artists each day. Projects will allow students to explore the different styles of painting and sculpting we have seen artists use.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 10-14
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry



Monday – Friday, July 17-21
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli


 

Monday – Friday, July 24-28
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry



Monday – Friday, July 31- August 4
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli


 

Drawing & Painting Camp
Students will build their skills in painting and drawing. The first half of each day will be spent learning techniques and the second half will be spent creating a finished project. Experienced students are welcome to join us and continue to improve their skills!

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 10-14
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: McKenzie Phelps


 

Art Zoo
Students will have a blast learning about animals from all over the globe while exploring painting, drawing, ceramics, and mixed media art. Every day students will draw inspiration from animals living in a different region and create their projects in a new art medium.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 10-14
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff



Monday – Friday, July 24-28
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Mini-Masters
Students will learn about famous movements in art and its prominent artists each day. Projects will allow students to explore the different styles of painting as well as the methods of creating them.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 17-21
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth



Monday – Friday, July 31-August 4
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Character Camp
Paint, draw, and sculpt all kinds of characters! Students will design their own zombies, vampires, monsters, and more, to be the subjects of their art.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 31-August 4
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Theater Camp
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play in one week! Your child will work on creating costumes, props, and sets while learning the fundamentals of acting and performing. Camp will culminate in a final sharing on Friday afternoon for all to enjoy. (Please note this class is for ages 5-12 and is limited to 8 students)

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 17-July 21
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


Monday – Friday, July 24-July 28
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Staff

 

 



Summer Camps 2017

Ages 9-12

June

Tween Pottery Wheel Camp
Spend a week learning about the exciting possibilities of clay! Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel. Beginning and experienced students are welcome. This camp takes place in our brand new state-of-the-art ceramics center located in the building just west of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 5-9
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff



Monday – Friday, June 19-23
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli



Tween Clay Lab
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in clay. This class is ideal for those who have taken a clay class before and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. This camp takes place in our brand new state of the art Ceramics Center located in the building just West of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 12-16
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff



Monday – Friday, June 26-30
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

STEAM Camp
Learn to think outside the box by connecting Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics! Students will incorporate STEAM topics into their art projects by drawing with 3D printing pens, using heat to alter materials, building and testing model bridges, and more!

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 5-9
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Staff

 

Monday – Friday, June 26-30
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: McKenzie Phelps


 

Painting & Drawing Immersion
Spend a week learning about painting and drawing! Each day students will learn a new techniqu and spend the last half of class creating a finished project. Students of all levels are welcome to join us and improve their skills!

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 12-16
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth


 

Mixed Media & Upcycled Art Camp
Make art with repurposed and non-traditional materials! Work with plastic bottles, bags, paper, and more to make your art while being environmentally friendly. Students will learn to think outside the box to come up with one of a kind art!

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 19-23
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

July

Tween Pottery Wheel Camp
Spend a week learning about the exciting possibilities of clay! Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel. Beginning and experienced students are welcome. This camp takes place in our brand new state-of-the-art ceramics center located in the building just west of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 10-14
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli


 

Monday – Friday, July 24-28
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli


 

Tween Clay Lab
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in clay. This class is ideal for those who have taken a clay class before and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. This camp takes place in our brand new state of the art Ceramics Center located in the building just West of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 17-21
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry



Monday – Friday, July 31-August 4
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry


 

Painting & Drawing Immersion

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 17-21
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: McKenzie Phelps


 

Tween Art Sampler
Try your hand at painting, sculpting, glass fusing, and more! At least one new art medium will be covered each day to allow for a wide range of exploration.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 10-14
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Monday – Friday, July 31-August 4
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth


 

Theater Camp
Create, rehearse, and perform a short play in one week! Your child will work on creating costumes, props, and sets while learning the fundamentals of acting and performing. Camp will culminate in a final sharing on Friday afternoon for all to enjoy. (Please note this class is for ages 5-12 and is limited to 8 students)

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 17-July 21
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


Monday – Friday, July 24-July 28
9-12 p.m.
Instructor: Staff



 Summer Camps 2017

Ages 13-16

June

Teen Open Clay Studio 
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in clay. This class is ideal for those who have taken a clay class before and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. This camp takes place in our brand new state-of-the-art ceramics center located in the building just west of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 5-9
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Jason Piccoli



Monday – Friday, June 19-23
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Teen Art Sampler
Learn to use art mediums they don’t teach at school! Try fused glass, metalsmithing, encaustics (wax), and more! Each day will focus on learning about a new art medium and creating a finished piece of your own.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 5-9
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth



Monday – Friday, June 19-23
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: McKenzie Phelps


 

Teen Wheel Workshop
Spend a week learning about the exciting possibilities of clay! Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel. Beginning and experienced students are welcome. This camp takes place in our brand new state-of-the-art ceramics center located in the building just west of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 12-16
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry



Monday – Friday, June 26-30
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Painting Workshop
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in paint. This class is ideal for those who enjoy painting and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. All materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own as well. Students will also learn to stretch, staple, and gesso a large canvas.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 12-16
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: McKenzie Phelps


 

Metalsmithing Camp
Students will work with copper, nickel, and brass to learn how to shape, form and fuse metal! Make your own jewelry and art while learning to create texture with the rolling mill, attach with an acetylene torch, and finish your own unique metal projects.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 26-30
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Sara Henry


 

July

Teen Open Clay Studio 
Work with the instructor to make your own ideas come to life in clay. This class is ideal for those who have taken a clay class before and want more time in the studio to do self-directed projects. The instructor will always be on hand to provide guidance. This camp takes place in our brand new state-of-the-art ceramics center located in the building just west of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 10-14
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Monday – Friday, July 24-28
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Teen Wheel Workshop
Spend a week learning about the exciting possibilities of clay! Students will create a variety of dishes using the pottery wheel. Beginning and experienced students are welcome. This camp takes place in our brand new state-of-the-art ceramics center located in the building just west of the main LUX parking lot.

Tuition: $120 LUX members ($150 non-members)

Monday – Friday, July 17-21
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Staff


 

Portfolio Prep Workshop
If you are interested in pursuing the arts as a career this workshop is a must. Participants will be introduced to college-level art evaluation techniques and learn about various career paths in the arts. The LUX is a unique venue for this workshop as we employ full-time artists, a gallery director, curator, designer, arts educators, and arts administrators. All will participate in a Q & A session with participants. There will also be plenty of time devoted to creating new or refining previous works of art with the instructor’s guidance.

Tuition: $100 LUX members ($125 non-members)

Monday – Friday, June 10-14
2-5 p.m.
Instructor: Katelyn Farneth