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Holland Area Arts Council Announces 2022 Summer Camps for All Ages

Hollands Area Arts Council

Holland Area Arts Council Announces 2022 Summer Camps for All Ages



Holland Area Arts Council 150 E 8th Street
Holland, Michigan, 49423 616-396-3278                        


Holland-[ The Holland Area Arts Council is eager to announce a series of camps for youth ages 0 - 18 this summer, beginning in June and concluding in August. The camps we are offering are: Musical Beginnings, 7 Elements of Art, Classic Cartoons, India Ink Sketching, Drawing Techniques, and Explore the Pour. Registration is currently open and prices range from $120 - $150 per camp with scholarships available. More camps will be announced soon!    

There is something for all ages in our summer camps! Students can travel to the Middle East in our India Ink Sketching Camp, take a cartoon crash course in our Classic Cartooning Camp, or try their hand at marbling in the Explore the Pour Camp. 

Musical Beginnings
Instructor: Mari Jo Koedyker
Ages: Infant-5
Musical Beginnings is an early childhood music class that offers a musical experience for young ones infant to 5 years old. Each 45-minute class is designed for children and parents to interact together through movement and song. Research shows that music is learned when children are exposed to a wide variety of music before they can create it themselves. Musical Beginnings provides these opportunities in a playful, enjoyable environment for parent and child! Discounts for siblings.
Ages 0-5 • Wednesdays • June 8-29 • 10:30am - 11:15am • $80 for members ($60 for each additional child) and $90 for nonmembers ($65 for each additional child) • Please call (616) 396-3278 to register     

7 Elements of Art
 Instructor: Anya Boekestein
 Ages: 8-12
Create art using different mediums and explore the 7 elements of art: color, line, shape, form, space, value and texture! This camp is geared towards kids ages 8-12.
4 days • Tuesday- Friday • June 14-17 • 10:30-12:30 pm • $120 for members $140 non-members • Please call (616) 396-3278 to register 

Classic Cartooning Camp
Instructor: Wade Gugino
Ages: 6-16
Start to finish cartoon strip development from characters, to expressions, to action and posing, to backgrounds and professional layout. We have fun each day exploring everything it takes to make our own comic strips and panels..and then we make some of our own and get them printed in a treasury!                      
4 days • Tuesday- Friday • June 28-July 1 • 1:00-3:00 pm • $120 for members $145 non-members •Please call (616) 396-3278 to register          

India Ink Sketching
Instructor: Barbara Carlson
Explore the use of color and texture by designing a whimsical landscape which will then be etched with patterns to reveal a unique and beautiful etching.
Age 12-17 • June 22, 23, and 24 • 10:00am - 12:00pm • $120 for members and $145 for nonmembers • Please call (616) 396-3278 to register 

Drawing Techniques
 Instructor: Barbara Carlson
Draw from still life, figure, and learn basic perspective.
Age 12-17 • July 27, 28, and 29 • 10:30am - 12:30pm • $120 for members and $145 for nonmembers • Please call (616) 396-3278 to register 

Explore the Pour
 Instructor: Barbara Carlson
Using acrylic paint and a few additives, we will explore the popular process of pour and painting. Each day we'll try new pour techniques using unexpected household items. The results of pour painting are stunning, colorful, abstract pieces worthy of hanging on any wall. This camp is hands on and messy; you'll want to send your child in "paint clothes" each day.
Ages 12-17 • August 17, 18, and 19 • 10:00am - 12:00pm • $120 for members and
 $145 for nonmembers • Please call (616) 396-3278 to register 


For more information regarding the above courses, or to view a complete listing of the Arts Council’s offerings, please visit or call (616) 396-3278. Please call (616) 396-3278 to register for your preferred class. 

The Arts Council is sponsored in part by The Michigan Arts and Culture Council and The National Endowment for The Arts. Support is largely provided by private donations, local underwriters, art sales, and educational outreach programming.                        

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date on exciting opportunities. Call 616-396-3278 to register for a class or schedule a gallery tour. ]- END 


For interview information: Lori Gramer, Executive Director 

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