Day Camps

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Livart’s art day camps introduce children between the ages of 4 and 9 to different mediums. During this fun and interactive week, children discover the visual and cultural universe of a recognized artist.

Each week, children discover a different artist through creative workshops and cultural mediation activities. They will also be introduced to the artist’s culture by learning about their country, language and history. Daily outings to the park and a trip to the museum are also on the schedule.

In addition to these activities, children enjoy the art center’s facilities by doing yoga in the great room, stretching in the courtyard and having fun with the water games on the roof terrace.

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Why choose this camp?

Livart camps, designed for ages 4 to 9, allow children to develop their creativity, dexterity and curiosity. Through artistic achievements, they also learn to discover themselves and build their confidence. They are designed to channel the children’s energy by balancing creative and physical activities. The yoga sessions, which are very popular with the children, offer them a moment of rest and concentration every afternoon. Each week, the children’s experience concludes with a vernissage where all their creations are showcased.

The activities vary from week to week and it is possible to participate for several weeks.

 

Typical schedule

  • 8:00 am Daycare Service
  • In order to facilitate the transition of the children to their group, integration games are planned at the beginning of the day.

    In addition, the morning is the ideal time to learn a nursery rhyme in the artist’s native language.

  • A weekly cultural mediation workshop is planned to familiarize the children with the work and culture of the artist of the week, as well as his/her country of origin.

    • What is the artist’s preferred medium?
    • What characterizes her work?
    • What do these works mean?

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  • 10:00 am Outdoor snack break
  • Daily outdoor activities are planned in the Livart’s outdoor spaces as well as in the many parks in the neighborhood.

    Weather permitting, the Livart’s rooftop terrace is transformed into a water playground for the children to enjoy.

  • 11:45 am Outdoor lunch
  • Very appreciated by the children, the yoga sessions offer them, every afternoon, a moment of rest and concentration.

  • During the creative workshops, your children will explore a medium and an artistic technique related to the specific practices of the artist of the week.

    Examples of mediums and techniques explored:

    • Observational drawing with dry pastel
    • Collage and paper folding
    • Weaving
    • Paper mache sculpture
    • Performance art
    • Installation and sculpture
  • 3:00 pm Outdoor snack break
  • During the creative workshops, the children will explore a medium and an artistic technique related to the specific practices of the artist of the week.

    Examples of mediums and techniques explored:

    • Clay
    • Engraving
    • Lithography
    • Linocut
    • Silk-screen printing
    • DIY
  • During childcare, children will engage in free play, physical activities and creative activities.

    Opening and presentation every Friday:

    4 to 6 years old from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m.

    7 to 9 years old from 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm