Upper School (9–12)



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 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.


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.