Summer Camps 2021 in Newark for kids and teens

Our summer camps are never boring. We also teach kids to be creative, independent, and critical thinkers by giving them open-ended questions and assignments.

Small groups of students! The teacher-student ratio is 1:4 or 1:6 (depends on the camp).
We proudly serve Fremont and Newark families since 2018.

Camp 2021 Info Session
Thursdays, April 14, 29, or May 13, 2021 at 7 pm

Join us for 30 minutes Camp Info Session and learn more about our camp schedule, our activities, and get answers to your questions!

The schedule and registration for in-studio camps 2021:
June 14- July 2, 2021

Max 12 students per camp

Camp fee:

9 am - 3 pm - $1200 Now $1050

Unit 1

Art of Exploration

Age 5-12 y.o.

SOLD OUT.

This is a great adventure for kids 5-12 y.o.

Week 1. June 14-18, 2021. Life on Earth.
Let's learn about Life on Earth together! We will paint and draw animals and plants, as well as built Animal Habitats for our animals. This is a hands-on camp for kids!

Week 2. June 21-25, 2021. Art&Science.

Art and science are more connected than you think! We will do a lot of science experiments, crafts, and arts in this camp. Learn a little bit of chemistry and biology while having fun with paints and colors.

 

Week 3. June 28 - July 2, 2021. Art&Engineering

Bridges, moving vehicles, roller coasters, and more in this camp! We will use a lot of cardboard to build and play with structures. Bring your engineering ideas to camp!

Please, bring your own lunch and snacks.

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Clock Gears
June 14- June 18, 2021

Max 6 students per camp

Camp fee:

9 am - 1 pm - $350

Unit 2

Animation Experiments

Age 8+ y.o.

​ June 14-18, 2021. Animation Experiments.

Are you dreaming to make your own animated movie? It is so easy with stop-motion where you can make your characters alive. You will try different animation techniques through a series of fun engaging projects including hand-drawn animation on paper, stop-motion using sand, clay, and LEGO.

We’ll also learn how to edit their animation clips together with sound and music. We will also touch a little bit on Digital Animation on the iPad.

 

Video examples of stop-motion animations.

 

It is better to bring your own iPad with Animation Desk and Procreate installed. Materials for this camp: iPad with a stylus, install apps: Procreate and Animation Desk. Procreate supports the following iPad models: 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st, 2nd and 3rd generation) 11-inch iPad Pro. 10.5-inch iPad Pro. 9.7-inch iPad Pro. iPad (5th, 6th and 7th generation) iPad Air 2 / iPad Air 3. iPad mini 4 / iPad mini 5.

IPads can be provided to the students to use during the camp. If you need one, please, send us an email.

Please, bring your own snacks.

Hand Strewing Sand
DIY Characters
June 21 - June 25, 2021

Max 6 students per camp

Camp fee:

9 am - 1 pm - $350

Unit 2 a

Digital Animation

Age 9 -16 y.o.

June 21-25, 2021 Digital Animation. 

This is a camp for those dreaming of making their own animations digitally on iPads. We’ll try different styles and applications, work with music and sound, touch on storytelling principles and character design, all to unleash kids' creativity. We will balance the use of electronics with hand-drawing and outside time.

This camp is great for beginners and those with some experience.

It is better to bring your own iPad with Animation Desk and Procreate installed. Materials for this camp: iPad with a stylus, install apps: Procreate and Animation Desk. Procreate supports the following iPad models: 12.9-inch iPad Pro (1st, 2nd and 3rd generation) 11-inch iPad Pro. 10.5-inch iPad Pro. 9.7-inch iPad Pro. iPad (5th, 6th and 7th generation) iPad Air 2 / iPad Air 3. iPad mini 4 / iPad mini 5.

IPads can be provided to the students to use during the camp. If you need one, please, send us an email.

Please, bring your own snacks.

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June 14- June 25, 2021

Max 4 students per camp

Camp fee:

9 am - 1 pm - $725 Now $675

Unit 3

Mythical and Fantastic Creatures

Age 7-10 y.o.

2 spots left. This is a 2-week camp - June 14 - 25, 2021.

June 14 - 18, 2021. Creative Modelling

This camp is a fantastic opportunity to use your imagination and make creatures and objects from different continents and even eras using plenty of different materials. Building with clay is always fun, but what about modeling with a soap bar or cocktail straws, or wire?

 

June 21-25, 2021. Drawing of Fantastic Creatures

In the second week of the camp, you will learn different drawing and sketching techniques. Jump aboard for a journey through time and space! We will learn about beasts and mythical creatures and let your imagination fly!

Max 4 students per camp.

Instructor - Masha Lakhtikova.

Please, bring your own snacks.

July 5- July 23, 2021

Max 12 students per camp

Camp fee:

9 am - 3 pm - $1200 Now $1050

Unit 4

Creativity and Magic

Age 5-12 y.o.

SOLD OUT. This is a 3-week camp - July 5 - 23, 2021.

Week 1. July 5 - 9, 2021. Living in the City.

This camp is the most favorite camp of our students and parents. It's focused on solving engineering problems. Kids will build their own city with all the infrastructure in it: parks, bridges, shops, roads, and more!

Week 2. July 12 - 16, 2021. Movie Creators.

Everyone dream to be a part of a movie. During this week, you will get a chance to create your own script, costumes, props, and set for your own amazing movie! This camp is focused on creative problem-solving techniques.

Week 3. July 19-23, 2021. New Adventures of Harry Potter.

Have you ever dreamed about taking a part in the adventures of Harry and his friends? During summer break you will get the chance to visit the famous school of magic! Students will have their classes according to the Hogwarts schedule: wand making, charms, potions, and Quidditch practice. Be ready for magical adventures! New crafts! The camp is inspired by the books by J.K.Rowling.

Please, bring your own snacks and lunch.

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Film Slate Marker
June 28- July 9, 2021

Max 8 students per camp

Camp fee:

9 am - 1 pm - $725 Now $675

Unit 6

Arty-Crafty Summer Camp

Age 5-8 y.o.

This is a 2-week camp, June 28 - July 9, 2021.

In this creative arts and crafts camp, students will have summer "field trips" to Natural History and Art museums, Aquarium, Planetarium, Zoo, and more.
They also learn a little bit of history while sculpting, crafting, painting objects for their adventure, and playing with them, of course. See you soon!

The teacher/student ratio is 1:4.

Please, bring your own snack.

Kids in the Museum
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July 12- July 23, 2021

Max 4 students per camp

Camp fee:

9 am - 1 pm - $725 Now $675

Unit 7

Drawing? Drawing! Camp

Age 8-16 y.o.

2 spots left. This is a 2-week camp - July 12-23, 2021.

Spend two weeks of summer learning drawing with imagination, sketching techniques, and trying a variety of different materials. You will learn drawing and sketching techniques (as well as composition tips and tricks) and complete a lot of works.

 

Please, bring your own snacks.

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General Rules for Camps:

Art Camps are messy fun, put on clothes you don't mind to be soiled.

Bring your own snacks, water bottle, and lunch.

Students can bring a book to read and any personal care products (face covering, hand sanitizer, etc).

You will need to fill out the required paperwork online before the first day of camp, so plan accordingly (check your email for more info 1 day before camp).

All materials are provided unless specified.

We are following all county, CDC guidelines, and requirements concerning the spread of COVID-19.

At this time, Health Officer Order with updated Shelter-in-Place guidelines for Alameda County is published and we have to make some changes to our camps according to it.

 

Once new guidelines to the Camp and Child Care operations will be issued we might be able to accommodate more students. Send us an email if you have any questions.
All camps have a limit of 12 students, some even have fewer students.

The health of our students and staff is our highest priority.

Cancellation policy:

Camps cannot be prorated and no refund can be given for any missed days, late registrations, or dropped camps.

A full refund will be given if you notify us 1 month (30 days) prior first day of camp.

Less than 30 days cancellation (30 days - 2 business days) - we will be happy to offer you the 100% studio credit (can be applied to any studio classes and programs). If you are canceling the camp less than 2 business days prior to the first day of camp - we won't be able to offer you a refund. In any case, contact us and we will be happy to help.

A full refund will be given if the camp is canceled by Imaginook LLC.

Price:

Take advantage of our Early Bird Registration Price. The price will increase on May 15, 2021.
Camp Frequently Questions and Answers are here.

​Contact us if you have any questions.

Example of the Camp Schedule

8:50 - 9:10 drop-off

9:10 - icebreaking activity, short art activity

9:30 - the art/craft of the day

10:30 - snack break, games

11:00 - the project of the day

12:45 - clean up

1 pm - lunch and playtime

2 pm - art/craft activity

3 pm - clean up, pick up time

This schedule worked well for us in the past. We tend to have more intense activities before lunch, while students are more energized and fresh. During free time, kids often play with their creations and/or continue to upgrade them.

Hope your kid(s) can join us this summer!