ART-TASTIC Camps

2019 ART-tastic Culture Shock Summer Camps

Imagine, create, inspire! Indulge your inner artist and let your imagination run wild this summer. The fun is endless and you are sure to get a little messy. Register online, call 519.360.1998, or visit your local municipal centre. Registration opens April 15, 2019.

  • Ages: 6-12 years
  • Location: Studio Two, Chatham Cultural Centre
  • Time: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM
  • Field Trip Wednesday, a weekly adventure to theme parks.
  • Daily Swimming at Chatham Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.
  • Cost: $127 per week
  • Families registering more than one child can receive a $5.00 family discount per additional child per family. Note: Not available online.

Daily Schedule

  • 8:15AM - 8:30AM Check-in
  • 8:30AM - 12:00PM Camp activities
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Lunch
  • 12:30PM - 4:30PM Camp activities
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Check-out

Art Stars!

July 2-5, 2019 - No Camp July 1. Prorated fee: $101.60

Call in the glitterati for this art camp! Take the art star challenge this week and have tons of fun making art like famous pop artists! So cool glam selfies, balloon dog paintings in shiny paint. Flaunt that talent with glitter covered Hirst style crystal skulls in clay!

Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: Greenview Aviaries

Code: 223780

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Razzle Dazzle

July 15-19, 2019

We're up for some pattern play this week. Twirl up some giant painted pin wheels, roll and pinch some clay pots. Get some razzle going with a dazzle camouflage painting, star weave, and rock the block with fabric printing.

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: Adventure Bay

Code: 223781

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Art Beat! All Mixed Up!

July 29-August 2, 2019

Summer’s in full swing! The art beat crew is turning up the volume this week! Mixing a little musical clay rain sticks, pop posters, rock and roll paintings and rock-star T’s.

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: Clovermead Adventure Farm

Code: 223782

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Colour Your World Art Challenge

August 12-16, 2019

We're stoked for this colourful art camp! Mix up some Pink Flamingo, some Wild Blue Yonder, a dab of Electric Lime! Play visual games with OP art and pop art, experimenting with line, pattern, and colour. From rainbow clay pouches to swipe paintings, we're your colour headquarters.

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: Kustermans

Code: 223783

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A-MUSING Camps

2019 A-Musing Culture Shock Summer Camps

Get ready to discover, explore and create all summer long with new A-Musing Camp themes! With daily visits to the Imagination Station, swimming and weekly field trips, this summer is going to be legendary! Register online, call 519.360.1998, or visit your local municipal centre. Registration opens April 15, 2019.

  • Ages: 6-12 years
  • Location: Studio One, Chatham Cultural Centre
  • Time: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM
  • Field Trip Wednesday, a weekly adventure to theme parks.
  • Daily Swimming at Chatham Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.
  • Cost: $127 per week
  • Families registering more than one child can receive a $5.00 family discount per additional child per family. Note: Not available online.

Daily Schedule

  • 8:15AM - 8:30AM Check-in
  • 8:30AM - 12:00PM Camp activities
  • 12:00PM - 12:30PM Lunch
  • 12:30PM - 4:30PM Camp activities
  • 4:30PM - 5:00PM Check-out

Adventure Camp

July 8-12, 2019

Are you ready for an adventure? This week is all about putting the "camp" in summer camp! Get your hiking bags ready, pop up a tent and look to the stars. Along the way, we will learn some fascinating nature facts, sing silly songs, perform skits and take turns telling stories around our 'campfire'.  

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: Storybook Gardens

Code: 222937

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

July 22-26, 2019

Whether you are a wizard or not, everyone this week is going to discover some fantastic creatures that live all around world. Explore the ways that animals adapt, camouflage, and use super-weird survival skills. Discover how animals that we can find today are similar to legendary mythical beasts. At the end of the week, you will be able to bring a fantastic beast creation home!

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: Movie Theatre

Code: 222938

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Messy Museum

August 5-9, 2019

In the words of Ms. Frizzle, "Take chances, make mistakes, and get messy!" If it wasn't for some legendary people who dared to take on this challenge throughout history, the world would not be as advanced as it is today. This week is all about getting our hands dirty, creating messes, discovering how things work, and challenging ourselves as we launch, drop, float, sink, and experiment throughout the week.  

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: Adventure Bay

Code: 222939

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Myths, Fantasy, and Legends

August 19-23, 2019

Discover the magical world of myths, fantasies, and legends from all over the world. We will use our wildest imagination to embrace the world of magic, dragons, fairies, heroes and heroines.

Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00PM

Daily Swimming at Orville Wright Pool. Please pack a bathing suit and towel everyday.

Wednesday Field Trip: CKRec Carnival

Code: 222940

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How to Register

There are three ways to register for creative camps:

  1. Use RecConnect to register online.
  2. Call: 519.360.1998, or your local municipal centre to register by phone.
  3. Visit the Chatham Cultural Centre or your local municipal centre to register in person.