2019 Summer
Creativity Camps
and Design Studios

Summer at Roots + Wings is full of all kinds of creative choices!

Held at our innovative Roots + Wings Creative Campus, our Creativity Camps and Design Studios run in the mornings with staggered start times to help with parking.  If you have children in more than one camp, we can help with the lag time in between!  

We have Afternoon PLAY options for ages 3 through grade 5.
We create projects inspired by different mediums each week, and also have game time, free play time, snack and outside time!
Your child can join us just for this afternoon time, or they can stay after one of our morning camps.

Looking for ways to GIVE BACK?
Look for our add on option to help fund our Grace Eaton Scholarship Fund
Contributing to the accessibility of our programs across our community.

Did someone say HIGH SCHOOL?
Check out our Portfolio Development program for one on one instruction!
Stay tuned for our THINK BIG Mentorship program options! AND/OR volunteer with our little ones at a camp (see below)

Feel like VOLUNTEERING?
Scroll down to read more about our Assistant in Training for rising grades 7-8 and…
Internship Opportunities for rising grades 9 through adults...

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SUMMER registration DETAILS

All camps are held at our R+W Creative Campus at 573 Fairview Road in Asheville!

There is a maximum of TWO steps to register for any of our Creativity Camps or Design Studios!

STEP 1:  Click on the BLUE 'Register Here' button below.  

You will need to:

  • create a login to the Simply After school site

  • add your child/children to the account - please include allergies and/or multiple contact names/emails if necessary

  • choose the camp(s) desired from the 'Camp' tab. 

Be sure to use an email address that you visit often to register for Simply Afterschool, as your payment confirmation and any communication about the camp will be sent to this email address.

If a camp is full your child will automatically be put on the wait-list and we will contact you if a space opens up.

STEP 2 (if needed):  ALLERGY / MEDICATION FORMS 

If your child has ANY allergies or medication needs, please click here to download our allergy forms and send them back to us asap.
We want to be sure we have this information in advance of any camps.

SIBLING Discounts:  If you are registering more than one child for the SAME camp, check the sibling discount option when registering the second child.  If you are registering more than one child for DIFFERENT camps, use the discount code SIBLING at checkout.

GO LOCAL Discount:  If you have a GO LOCAL card, email us (info@rootsandwingsarts.com) a photo of you and your card and we will share our discount code! ($10 off through the end of April)

Summer refund requests are not possible after May 1st, and before May 1st will be considered if a wait list participant can take the space.  All refund requests will be considered on an individual basis.
 

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Welcome to Summer 2019...

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Week 1:  June 10-14

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Magical Music and Wild Creations (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Join us as we discover the world through music and art! We will explore the creative connectivity of sound and the power of our visual voices through both individual and collaborative projects. We will explore instruments, songs and art mediums from around the globe. We will also spend time reading books, playing games and gain inspiration from artists and worlds far away. There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

GIGANTIC Cities and FAST Trains (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Zoom on in to our week of fun with going BIG and FAST! Our explorations will run the gamut from tiny train drawings to huge city sculptures! We will work together and solo on super fun ways to represent both reality and our imaginations! We will also spend time reading books, playing games and gain inspiration from artists and worlds far away. There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Fantastic Folklore Inspirations (FULL)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10   

This week we will jump into the world of fantasy and folklore! Our adventures will take us deep into myths and stories from long ago - all the while working individually and collaboratively in multiple mediums. Through these old and new stories there is no telling what we will discover or invent! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: CRAZY COLLAGE (FULL)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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Week 2:  June 17-21

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Yoga and Art with Emma (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Spend the week moving, bending and stretching and creating with us as we enjoy the world of yoga and art! We will explore creative movement, restorative play, mindfulness and self-expression through drawing, painting, printing and more! We will also spend time reading books, playing games and gain inspiration from artists and worlds far away. There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Art that Moves, Tastes and Tells (FULL)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

Come join us this week as we challenge ourselves to create kinetic works of art that stem from stories and the wide world of food! We will transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary as we explore creating ALL kinds of art and design mediums and tools. Who knows what will happen! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

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Traversing the Wide World of Design  (FULL)
Rising Grades 6-8

Monday – Friday from 9:30am – 2:00pm
$215, Sibling Discount of $10

Be ready to travel through numerous countries as we are inspired by some famous and not so famous works of art, architecture, industrial design. Our adventures will serve as points of departure for our own original works - some individual and some collaborative. We will work with multiple mediums and scales large and small. There will be free design time, snack time and outside time if desired by the group. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: EARTH ART (FULL)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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Week 3:  June 24-28 

Jumping Jellyfish, Spinning Dolphins and Wondrous Waters (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Wear your sunglasses as we dive into a week of underwater explorations! We will be working in multiple mediums as we create real and invent imaginary creatures of the sea. We will work both large and small - together and individually on water inspired works. There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Dynamite Dinosaurs (FuLL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Watch out! This week we will be knee deep in the lands of the dinosaurs! We will be creating stories inspired by these amazing creatures - big and small! No dinosaur is off limits - and we might even invent some new ones! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

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Global Art Adventures (FULL)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

Grab your passport as we jump across all the continents being inspired by the wondrous art, music, languages, architecture, and other cultural customs of places all over the world. We will explore just how wide and wondrous our world is! We will draw, paint, make henna, build sculptures, collage and more! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: Draw, Draw, Draw! (FULL)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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< There are NO CAMPS the week of July 1 - 5 >

Week 4:  July 8-12

Playful Puppets and Stupendous Stories (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Get ready for an explosion of story and play as we create endlessly fun dialogs and characters with our littlest makers! We will explore different simple puppet making methods using multiple art mediums. The possibilities are endless! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

SPACE: The Final Frontier (FULL)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

Grab your space helmet - we lift off in five, four, three, two, one! This week will be all about the interstellar world. We will invent constellations, space traveling machines, and stories imagining what life would be like on the international space station! All kinds of mediums will be explored and who knows where we will end up! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

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Screen Printing Magic (FULL)
Rising Grades 6-8

Monday – Friday from 9:30am – 2:00pm
$215, Sibling Discount of $10

Jump into this week full of combining unique screen printing techniques with your visual voice. We will be exploring honing your sketch so you can get to the print - and all the steps in between. This will be a week packed full of amazing works! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time if desired by the group. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: Wild Watercolors
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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Week 5:  July 15-19

Just Chill: Visiting the North Pole in July! Snowflakes, Penguins and Icebergs (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

We are heading north for the week - bring your gloves and hats! Get ready to explore the unique animals and lands of the frozen world. We will use all kinds of art mediums, working in all scales and dimensions, exploring both above and below the horizon! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Adventures in a Nocturnal World (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Turn out the lights - we are going to be explorers of the dark! We will be discovering all types of creatures and spaces that during the day we never see. Be ready to draw, paint, print, sculpt and collage your way under and over the fantastic nocturnal world! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

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Mindfulness, Movement and Making (full)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

Spend the week as we explore what makes us unique through mindful movement / yoga, intuitive making and self expression. We will create stories and imagery that celebrates our hearts and minds! As always, we will work with multiple mediums and scales large and small. The week will fly by as we learn how to be present with our amazing selves both inside and out! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: Bold Bookmaking (full)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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Week 6:  July 22-26

Barks, Purrs, and Squeaks! (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Did someone say pets? Yep - that’s what this week is all about! We will be inspired by dogs, cats, guinea pigs and everything in between! There is no telling what we will create as we draw, paint, print, collage and sculpt our way through each day! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Wondrous Storyboards, Comics and Brilliant Books (FULL)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

Join us as we explore the world of books! Spend the week learning about storyboards, comics, book making techniques, as we experiment with a number of different art mediums! Who knows what we will discover! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

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Reuse, Reduce, MAKE ART
Rising Grades 6-8

Monday – Friday from 9:30am – 2:00pm
$215, Sibling Discount of $10

Grab some things from the bin of recycling, that shirt that got stretched out or the shoe box from that last pair of kicks! We will be exploring the world of reuse and recycle through art and design. There is no end to what we will create! All mediums are up for grabs and no shortage of brainstorming and experimenting will be happening each and every day as we work to create art from found objects. There will be free design time, snack time and outside time if desired by the group. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: Marvelous Mixed Media (full)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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Week 7:  July 29-Aug 2

Nature Art: Neat Nests, Bumpy Bark and Stacked Stones (FULL)
Ages 3-6

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Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Bring your magnifying glasses and binoculars as we explore all things natural into this week! We will study amazing structures creatures create as well as observe and imitate textures and patterns. We will collaborate on temporary installations using the beautiful items we find in the outside world. There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Colorful Creatures of the Land and Sky (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Get ready for a week full of color and animals who walk the earth or fly high above! We will be inspired by the diverse creatures around the world as we utilize multiple mediums. There is no telling how many new creatures or new colors we will invent. Who knows - we may create an entirely new species of rainbow birds! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Fascinating Gardens, Peculiar Plants and Super Trees (FULL)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

Have you ever wondered actually how big the biggest flower on earth is? Did you know there are trees you can drive a car through? This week we will go on an adventure discovering super fascinating parts and places in nature. We will create with all kinds of mediums as we work together and individually on super unique works. There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: Going Gaga for Games (FULL)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

THIS afternoon camp will combine different art mediums with making and playing games! It is open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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Week 8:  Aug. 5-9

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Dangerous Dragons, Fancy Fairies and Gnarly Gnomes
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Come on an adventure with us this week as we head to the world of fantasy! We will invent dragons (not all of them will be dangerous!), create fairies and their houses, and of course weave some gnomes in there to protect our creations! We will explore all different art mediums along with stories that blend with our works! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Natural Curiosities
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

This week we will pull inspiration from the amazing world of nature! We will study the range of tiny and gigantic creatures, imitate patterns and discover unknown lands. There will be collecting and reflecting in all sorts of mediums as we build, draw, paint, print and more! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included..

Sew What?
Rising Grades 6-8

Monday – Friday from 9:30am – 2:00pm
$215, Sibling Discount of $10

Spend the week exploring sewing with all kinds of different materials: paper, fabric, recycling. Who knows what we will create! Bring that pile of clothes that don’t fit anymore, or that old journal you never wrote in. We will discover new ways to think about what a needle and thread (and sewing machine) can do! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time if desired by the group. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: Splendid Sculpture (FULL)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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Week 9:  Aug. 12-16

Creative Cars, Big Boats and Majestic Maps (FULL)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Sail on over for this week of inventing cool cars, floating machines and maps of where are going to go! We will work together and individually as we design and build with all different mediums! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Cooking Up Creativity! (full)
Ages 3-6

Monday – Friday from 8:45am – 12:45pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10

Bring your apron as we spend the week getting inspired by food, science AND art! We will create with food, around food, about food, as well as work together and individually to experiment with combining multiple mediums and see what we discover! We will mix, cook, draw, stir, paint, print, and more! There will be free play time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

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Mysterious Masks and Designed Disguises (FULL)
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 9:00am – 1:00pm
$180, Sibling Discount of $10  

Join us as we explore the wide world of disguise! We will be using all kinds of materials to draw, paint, print, build and sculpt masks inspired by stories and cultures around the world. We will be collaborating and working solo on super unique projects all week long! Who knows was we will invent! There will be free design time, snack time and outside time. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. All materials included.

Afternoon PLAY: Powerful Printmaking (full)
Ages 3-6
Rising Grades 1-5

Monday – Friday from 1:15-4:30pm
$140, Sibling Discount of $10

Our afternoon camp options follow themes of different artistic mediums. They are open to ages 3-6 and grades 1-5. Your child can just join us for this program – they do not have to do a morning camp - or if they do a camp in the morning, we will help get them transitioned with no problem! We will have so much fun making, exploring, playing games, snacking, spending time outside and more! Please bring a water bottle. All materials included.

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ASSISTANT in TRAINING
and INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

for our summer programs

We love extra sets of hands, and offering the opportunity for others to explore a passion for teaching, working with young children and the creating through the visual arts. During your time with us, participants will gain skills in classroom management, teaching, building relationships, using many different visual art techniques and have a lot of FUN!!  Applicant must be available for an entire week of camp (M-F).

We take applicants in the following categories:
Rising Grades 7-8 Assistant in Training (AIT) - $75 training fee - paid through the registration link above
Rising Grade 9-12 Student Intern
College Student Intern
Adult Intern

Interested candidates should complete our application form. 

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THIS SUMMER!

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