Outside the Lines Art Studio Summer Art Camps offers kids a unique opportunity to indulge, explore, and expand their love of art by participating in intensive, hands-on workshops with weekly themes. Each class is geared for 5-11 year olds. In this mixed age setting we inspire and guide each other to greatness. (See Mini Camps below for opportunities for Little Campers ages 3 years and up) Pre-registration is required as class size is limited. Please see policy regarding cancellations.

Camp Instructor, Katy Rizzuti:

  • Graduate of the Art Institute of Seattle
  • 10 years of teaching art in both private and classroom settings
  • Has an Early Childhood Education degree from WWCC with 7 years teaching experience
  • Member of ArtWalla
  • Board Member of the Children's Museum of Walla Walla

Additional Mini Camp offerings:

Pre-registration is required as class size is limited to 7 campers. Please see policy regarding cancellations.

Sculpting (for ages 3 - 4 ¾ years) -  Little Campers will explore real clays, using this textural medium to build pots, bowls, silly creatures and more.  August 3 - 6 at 1 pm - 2:15 pm - $70 (Sibling $56)

Sculpting (for ages 3 - 4 ¾ years)

Gardening (for ages 3 - 8 years) - Get down in the dirt discover the inner workings of a garden and create functional garden art from toad abodes, insect homes, stepping stones, and more! Fridays, July 10, 17, 24 at 1 pm - 2:30 pm - $65 (Sibling $52)

Gardening (for ages 3 - 8 years)

Paint-a-rama (ages 5 - 11 years) - Love to paint? Me too! We will use these sessions to explore a variety of techniques and build our painting skills.  Fridays, August 7, 14, 21 at 1 pm - 2:30 pm - $65 (Sibling $52)

Paint-a-rama (ages 5 - 11 years)

Creating an Art Journal (for ages 9 years and up) - Journals are a place for ideas to flow and imaginations to grow. DaVinci filled his journals with inventions, ideas, and research notes. Artist and author Sabrina Ward Harrison's  journals overflow with emotions expressed in pictures, words, and color. The journals are overflowing with emotions using pictures, words, and color. In this class we will develop our own visual language as we experiment and play with paint, printing, photo collage, writing prompts and more. Monday - Thursday, July 20 - 23 or August 10 - 13 at 6:30 - 8:15 pm - $85 (Sibling $68)

Art Journal

Week 1  (July 6 - 10) Printmaking - Campers will explore a variety of materials and techniques to create prints on fabrics, paper, and other surfaces. (think: pillows to wall art and more)

Week 2 (July 13-17) Tinker Lab - Campers will take apart and discover the inner workings of small appliances and then use those parts with other loose parts to construct fantastic pieces of art and fabulous inventions!

 Week 3 (July 20-24) Storytelling - Campers will create story prompts and then rock out some fabulous stories based on these prompts to be put into a handmade book.

Week 4 (August 3-7) Sculpting - Campers will explore real clays, using this textural medium to build pots, bowls, silly creatures and more.

NEW OFFERING - Week 5 (August 10-14) Art and Movement - During the first half of the week we will be using our energy and whole body to create large and small expressive drawings using charcoal and paint. Dress in clothes that can be turned into art clothes, we will be covered in fun!

The second half of the week we will use a tactile approach to art using our hands to sculpt with open-ended materials such as: clay, wires, paper mache.

Campers can come the full week or just one half.

first half is Monday-Tuesday from 945 -11:15 am - $45

second half 9:45 am - noon - $75

Full week - $115

Week 6 (August 17-21) Inspired by Literature - Each day campers will create art based on a work of children’s literature. We will expand our drawing and painting skills. Example: After hearing the story of “Rosie Revere, Engineer,” campers will use graph paper, collage, and ink to create sketches of their own inventions.

Week 1 - Week 6 are Monday - Friday from 9:45 am - 12 pm

$110 (materials included) - Sibling discount is 20%

An optional extended day is available Monday - Thursday from noon to 5:30 pm and is payable on a day-to-day basis @ $8 per hour for the first child and $4 per hour for second sibling. This extended care time will be less-structured allowing children an "open studio" time to do activities and free play. Extended day Campers must bring their own lunch and snacks.                                             

Summer Camp 2015 - Week 1 - 3
Summer Camp 2015 Week 4 - 6


Be sure to check out Date Nights and Solace Sundays for more art opportunities that benefit the whole family!