Summer Pottery & Fashion Camps

2019 Summer Art Camps in St. Louis

Clay Camp & Fashion Design Camps

South Broadway Art Project is a place where all things Pottery, Clay, and Fashion Design meets community! Founded in 2007 and hosting summer camps since 2009 SBAP has been meeting the needs of young people in Saint Louis for 12 years strong! Scroll down to learn more about summer experiences in Clay and Fashion Design...

Clay CAMP 2019

Clay Camp at SBAP is a one-of-a-kind camp that takes place in a real pottery studio.  Students will experience pottery taught from the perspective of a resident teaching artist. Clay Campers will spend part of their day hand-building, and part of their day learning to throw on the potters wheel. Students will explore, design, and MaKe each week with unique concepts and themes. All camps are one week in length Monday thru Friday, register for each week individually. 

Summer Dreams

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June 10-14

Ages 7-14

During this week of Clay Camp students will sculpt their summer dreams into surreal functional and non-functional art. Students will work with hand-building and wheel throwing techniques each day.

pay deposit $100

Amoebas

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June 17-21

Ages 7-14

Just like ideas, Amoebas come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Clay Campers this week will create altered forms and abstract sculpture through learning about hand-building and wheel throwing methods.

pay deposit $100

coral reef

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June 24-28

Ages 7-14

Come learn about endangered coral reefs around the world and make nature inspired art with meaning and purpose. Students will sculpt Coral Reef inspired landscapes and pottery through hand-building and wheel throwing.

pay deposit $100

Pottery Camp tuition

Mon-Fri: 8-9 drop off / 3:30-3:45 pick up

One Week: $225

Deposit: $100

Final Payment: $125

Final payment due on 1st day of camp

PAY deposit $100

After Care

There is no before care as drop-off is 8-9am. Aftercare 4-6pm

Cost: $15 a day

2 days: $25

3 days: $35 / 5 days: $45

Summer Art Show

There will be a summer student art show on Friday August 2nd 5-8pm.  Students from summer camp will have their art work on display for friends and family!

Families are asked to bring a

sweet treat to share

Fashion Design Camp 2019

"ECOTURE"

Summer Camp 2019 is focusing on "ECOTURE" a sustainable fashion trend that aims to make a difference. Students will learn about slow fashion, fast fashion, up-cycling, creative re-use, and last but not least The Fashion Revolution! For the past 10 years SBAP has hosted The Fashion Project and Summer Fashion Design Camps. Tweens and Teens will learn all about the fashion design industry from concept to creation.  Young designers will learn how to sketch the figure, make patterns, cut fabric, hand-sew, up-cycle, and use the sewing machine to create a head-to-toe look. Students will be invited to participate in our annual Fall Fashion Show to model their own creations (more info TBA).

Eco-chic

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July 8-12

Tweens 9-12 / Teens 13-18


Eco-Chic is a practical way of supporting a sustainable earth without compromising glamour or high fashion. Students will create a look using natural dyes, fabrics, and nature inspired motifs as well as research designers in the industry who are "Eco-Chic" conscious.

Pay Deposit $125

Slow Fashion

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July 15-19

Tweens 9-12 / Teens 13-18


Slow Fashion puts an emphasis on the art of clothes making and celebrates the skills of the craftspeople who make them. Young designers will learn how to MaKe and buy better-quality garments that will last for longer and values fair treatment of people, animals and the planet.

Pay deposit $125

Fashion Revolution

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July 22-26

 Tweens 9-12 / Teens 13-18


Students will learn about the "Fashion Revolution" movement and how to promote change with the clothes they BUY and how to ask the simple question #whomademyclothes. Students will become Fashion Revolutionaries as design a head to toe look...

Pay deposit $125

Fashion Camp Tuition

1 Week Mon-Fri: $250

Deposit: $125

Final Payment: $125

Final payment due on 1st day of camp

Pay Deposit $125

Teens & Tweens

Fashion Design Camp is for teens and tweens. Students will work with their age group most of the week however groups do inter-mingle throughout the week.

Tweens: 9-12

Teens: 13-18


Designing-Head-2-TOE

Each week of Fashion Design Camp represents a different head to toe look.  When designing head to toe students spend time creating from their core as a way to express who they are.

Supplies

Students are asked to bring a few small supplies to camp that are donated to the classroom supply. Students should bring 3 spools of thread, 1 pack of embroidery needles, 1 pack of sewing machine needles.

Fall Fashion Show

SBAP hosts an annual Fall Fashion Show for students to model their own creations in a real fashion show.  While most students will want to model their own designs in the show others can choose a friend to model their designs. More info and details about the show is TBA...

MORE CAMP DETAILS

Registration

  1. Register for each week of camp by paying your deposit. We cannot guarantee placement until your deposit is paid.
  2. Click here to fill out student registration form and waiver. All students will need the registration form filled out before being dropped off at camp for their first day.  

Fill out your forms

hours & schedule

Camps are one week in length each, 

Monday - Friday

8-9am drop off / 3:30-3:45 pick-up

8-9: Drop Off & Open Workshop

9-10:30: Morning Studio 1

10:30-10:45: Morning Break & Snack

10:45-12:15: Morning Studio 2

12:15-12:45: Lunch

12:45-2:15: Afternoon Studio 1

2:15-2:30: Afternoon Break & Snack

2:30-3:30: Afternoon Studio 2


Pay deposit

What to bring?

Students should bring with them the 

following items to camp.

  • Refillable Water Bottle
  • 2 snacks
  • Lunch
  • (1) t-shirt (light color or white)
  • Any supplies listed
  • No Cell Phones will be allowed during the studio day. Parents should call or text the studio during the camp day 314-773-3633

pay deposit

Aftercare

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There is no before care as drop-off is 8-9am. Aftercare 4-6pm

Cost: $15 a day

2 days: $25

3 days: $35 / 5 days: $45

Advance notice is required

After care can be paid for with final payment

Meet Brittany

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Brittany is an artist, educator, mother of two, and Dutchtown neighborhood resident who is an active volunteer in the community. Brittany works with the Pottery and Fashion Design Program and is the Teen Apprenticeship Co-Ordinator.

Meet Ron

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Growing up right around the corner from SBAP, Ron has close ties to the neighborhoods of South Broadway.  He received his BFA in Ceramics from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  For the last five Summers Ron has worked as the lead pottery instructor at Cedar Lake Camp.