Explore Canada’s most beautiful city like never before!
Tour Vancouver through the eyes of an artist, developing your English and Art skills.

Join Canada Royal Arts High School this summer for our unique Art Adventure Summer Camp. Students from around the world will participate in an immersive art experience, all in the safety of Vancouver’s stunning landscapes.

Develop your English language skills through art and creativity
Explore and Learn! Take your learning outside of the classroom.

English lessons and art studio time in the morning, followed by field trips and nature excursions in the afternoon. Students will apply concepts that they’ve learned in class as they explore Vancouver’s beautiful landscapes.

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ABOUT THE CAMP

The Art Adventure Summer Camp is intended to provide local and international students an opportunity to improve their English skills, expand their creative capabilities, and create life-long memories in Vancouver’s outdoor playground.

“The ultimate mind, body,
and soul artistic experience!”

Camp Week (Sample)
Morning   ESL Writing/Speaking Skills
Media & Fine Arts
 Afternoon Field Trip
 Evening

PROGRAM PACKAGE

Students will learn first-hand from the guided teaching of various local artists and experienced educators. The Art Adventure Summer Camp is a creative collaboration between enthusiastic individuals who want to provide the most engaging learning experience possible.

Including:

  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Classes 5 days/week
  • Materials and textbooks
  • Transportation between school and activities
  • Medical insurance
  • All outdoor excursions and activities
  • Professional Supervision
    * Accommodation Placement Fee
    * Homestay Accommodation Service

HIGHLIGHTS

Dates: July 15th – August 5th, 2018
(1–3 week bookings available)
Age Range: 10-17 years old
Activities/week: Monday–Friday afternoon

ADMISSIONS

Homestay* (Optional)
⟿ $280 CAD Per Week (per student)

All-inclusive, except for flights to/from Vancouver and additional expenses*.
*Pocket money/snacks/drinks.

Art Adventure Summer Camp Full Schedule

ESL CLASS ART CLASS FIELD TRIP
JULY 16 JULY 17 JULY 18 JULY 19 JULY 20
Speaking & Writing Vocabulary &
Presentation Skills
Listening & Speaking Writing & Listening  Speaking & Reading
Art Introduction
The Art of Small Things
Drawing
Natural and Found Objects
 Painting Observation and Creation  Painting and The Group of Seven Art Excursion: English Bay
Minoru Park Field Trip
Found and Natural Objects
UBC Botanical Garden Virtual Reality Richmond  or Escape Room  Stanley Park
JULY 23 JULY 24 JULY 25 JULY 26 JULY 27
Speaking & Presentation Skills Reading & Listening Reading &
Research skills
Deep Cove Field Trip Speaking & Writing
The Vancouver Art Gallery  A Gallery for Inspiration Illustrating Vancouver Art Photography & Editing
 Historic Gastown  Steveston Heritage Fishing Village  Introduction to Photography  Mystery Trip (to be determined)
JULY 30 JULY 31 AUG. 01 AUG. 02 AUG. 03
Speaking & Presentation Skills Reading & Writing Vocabulary &
Listening
ESL Overview Playland
(PNE) Pacific National Exhibition
A Look at Impressionism Impressionist Painting Museum of Anthropology How to Study in Canada
(Canadian Academic Studies)
Kitsilano Beach and Spanish Banks Richmond Nature Park UBC Spirit Regional Park

The Art of Small things

The Art of Small things

This course immerses students in the study of “small things” – particularly flowers. Students will investigate the form and meaning of constructing works of art that pay homage to the details through drawing and painting. This course will be paired with a visit to the Botanical Gardens at the University of British Columbia – a landscape filled with natural inspiration.

Wind in the Tree Tops

Wind in the Tree Tops

From Tom Thomson’s “The Pine Tree” to Emily Carr’s “Wind in the Tree Tops”, trees have been a consistent and evocative subject for painting by the Canadian masters. Taking inspiration from the local landscape, this is a painting course that encourages students to develop painterly techniques through the careful examination of trees. Students will be using modelling paste and acrylics as they develop their interpretive brush-work. These techniques will bring the tree to life. Techniques developed will be transferable to subject matter in painting that bridges the gap between form and personal expression. This course will be paired with a field trip to Pacific Spirit Regional Park.

A Gallery for Inspiration

A Gallery for Inspiration

Engaging with art sharpens the eye, inspires the creative process and educates us through narratives about artists, their work, and the context for inspiration. Studying works of art by the master painters has always been an ongoing process for artists developing techniques in observation, art appreciation, and technique. Students will have an opportunity to peruse through the summer featured exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Selecting one piece for inspiration, students will be encouraged to create a mixed media composition that pays homage to the original.

Illustrating Vancouver

Illustrating Vancouver

This course offers students the chance to build observational skills and conceptual strategies – central to the process of drawing – while illustrating Vancouver. Students develop anaylitical skills through the direct observation of the city and it’s landmarks. This course highlights perspective drawing, sketching concepts, and principles of composition. A downtown tour of Vancouver will serve to inspire the process of cultivating a series of drawings.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Photography is the visual narrative of everyday life. Students will learn to narrate and structure story through digital photography, as they develop an understanding of photographic techniques, conceptual methods, and approaches to lighting and editing. A field trip to Deep Cove will enable the students to communicate and document their ideas through various mediums.

Vancouver Through the Eyes of Impressionism

Vancouver Through the Eyes of Impressionism

This course introduces students to various techniques in the world of impressionist and post imrpessionist painting – referencing the works of Claude Monet, Paul Cezanne (Post Impressionism), Tom Thomson and Vincent Van Gogh.
Paired with a trip to Kitsilano beach, students will complete a Vancouver-inspired landscape in the spirit of the impressionists – paying homage to light, colour, compostion, playful brushwork, and the idyllic natural environment where the mountains meet the sea.

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