Middle School (6–8)

Arts

Art Explorations

Grades 4-6
Designed for those with an interest in visual arts, this course provides students with the opportunity to experiment with a variety of materials, while exploring design elements through theme-based projects. Drawing inspiration from a wide range of artists, styles, and cultures, students will practice using different techniques and media to develop their creative responses. Choose from 1 of 2 sessions. (Also listed for Lower School).
Session I 
12:30–3:00 pm
$
Session II 
 

Art & Nature NEWMINI-COURSE

Grades 7–12
This course immerses students in the history and tradition of artists responding to the natural world.  We'll examine the origins of the natural history illustation, the development of the Land Art movement of the 1960s, and the contemporary collaborations between artists and scientists.  Class time includes slide presentations, discussions, and demostrations.  We will experiement with drawing, painting, and sculpting with natural and man-made materials.  We will work outside as much as the weather permits.
 

 

Theater: Process and Performance NEWMINI-COURSE


Grades 6–8
Join this new program led by faculty members of the STA/NCS Coordinate Theater Department, to explore all phases of theatrical performance and production. Students will participate in both acting and production/design activities as they create a realized performance of scenes at the end of the three week program.
 
 
12:30-3:00 pm
$
Located in Washington, D.C., St. Albans Summer Programs – a combined summer camp and summer school for area and out-of-town boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 12 – provides half- and full-day academic and art classes and athletic camps for football, golf, rowing, swimming, and tennis at state-of-the-art athletic facilities.