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Even More Wonder: Art Center Offers 'Summer Wonder Camp' Extended Care Option

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SUMMIT, NJ - An extended care option is now available as part of the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey's 'Summer Wonder Camp', with campers able to stay until 5 p.m. for a rate of $50 / week or $15 / day. Early drop-off is also available from 8:30 - 10 a.m. for $100 / week.

Summer Wonder Camp is open to children (5-12) and teens (13-16) and runs in weekly sessions from July 10 to August 31. Guided by professional art educators, campers explore weekly themes by creating art projects using a variety of media and techniques, including drawing, painting, sculpture, and printmaking. Camp runs Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Registration is available by calling  908-273-9121, by visiting artcenternj.org, or in person. The following weeks are currently available:

  • July 10 - July 14: Build It! Building & Taking Apart in Art
  • July 17 - July 21: Light It Up! Light & Shadow in Art
  • July 24 - July 28: Fill It Up! Flat to Full in Art
  • July 31 - August 4: Stay Balanced (or Not)! Balance and Imbalance in Art
  • August 7 - August 11: Make It! Soft and Hard Materials in Art
  • August 14 - August 18: MOVE! Motion and Stillness in Art
  • August 21 - August 25: Shake It Up! Pattern & Disorder in Art
  • August 28 - August 31: Bend, Stretch, Pull! Proportion & Distortion in Art

The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is located at 68 Elm Street.

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