Upcoming Classes

Ages 6-12

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:00am

This is always one of the most fun camps of the summer! Students will learn the fundamentals of physical comedy, including how to run into walls, trip and fall, and engage in fisticuffs all in the name of having a good-old fashioned, side-splitting good time. We will be referencing the greats, such as Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Brothers, Buster Keaton and The Three Stooges. There will be a showcase for parents and friends during the last session of class.

June 18th-June 22nd-Afternoons: 9a.m. - 12 p.m.

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:00am

Play games while building your art skills! This camp will feature fun daily activities, such as, "Exquisite Corpse", "Making a Treasure Map" "Hidden Pictures", "Scribble" (an invented drawing game based on Scrabble) and your own invented drawing games that we will come up with in house. Making art has never been so fun!

Monday June 18-Friday June 22. 9am-12pm

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 1:00pm

This week will be all about clay! We will spend time learning about and working with the fascinating materials and techniques that make ceramics so beautiful! If you've worked with clay before and would like to harness some of your skills then come work with us! 

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 9:00am

 In this class we will meet at pre-designated location within Missoula to explore, collect and create on-site masterpieces, using pen and ink, watercolors, crayons and other mediums.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm

 In this camp, kids will explore the intricacies of color and its uses in historical and contemporary art and visual culture. Campers will investigate color theory, play and experiment with color in new ways and create acrylic and watercolor paintings in various styles. No artistic experience is required for this camp.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm

This class will investigate the craft of Bookmaking with extra pizazz! We will explore the importance of books in a historical context, as well as a vehicle for self-expression, and memory keeping. We will be doing a lot of tying, sewing, hole-punching, drawing, pasting, collecting, folding, cutting, and tearing. We will make a folded paper Accordion Book, A GIANT Cardboard Scrapbook, Binder Ring Book, and  a Pocket-sized Leather journal. 

Taught by Amber Whitenburg.

Ages 8-16

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:00am

In this camp, girls will build self-esteem through music exploration. Regardless of musical experience, campers will receive instrument instruction in drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, and vocals. They will form a band, write an original song, and perform at Family Friendly Friday, June 29th, at the Top Hat Lounge. They will have the opportunity to learn song-writing, guitar, bass, drums, vocals, and keyboards while having musical freedom to create their own songs.

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 10:00am

 Another AMP band camp in which kids build confidence through musical exploration, this time with a country music twist. Regardless of musical experience, campers will receive instrument instruction in acoustic guitar, slide guitar, banjo, harmonica, keys, bass & drums. They will form a band, write an original country/folk song, and perform on July 13th at Western Cider. Campers will also put together country music outfits, screen print bandanas, and see intimate performances from local Americana musicians.

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 1:00pm

This class will investigate the craft of Jewelry Making and Metalsmithing!

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:00am

Drop the beat and rhyme!  In this camp, students will learn about Hip-Hop history and culture, write an original song, and perform at Family Friendly Friday at the Top Hat Lounge on July 27th.

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