Grade 6

August 3, 2020
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Grades 1 - 6

MMS Head Monster, Karen Gorecki, is hosting a monster making workshop! Campers will learn to make all things monstrous – teeth, horns, warts, tails, drool, you name it! After this week of camp, your campers will have a ceramic hidey-hole for their keepsakes that will definitely keep sticky fingers at bay!


August 3, 2020
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Grades 4 - 8

Campers will build their portfolios as they snap, edit, and publish their digital art with MMS’ photographer, Roger Gonzalez! Any camera you already have will work for this camp, where campers will learn the fundamentals of photography and editing software to protect and polish their work. Campers will walk away with different types of medium, different angles, new perspectives, and fresh shots they can share.


July 27, 2020
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Grades 1 - 4

Campers are gonna break it down with experienced teachers who will guide them through basic hip-hop moves that focus on alignment, technique, and fun! They’ll build the strength and endurance to keep up with the choreography and then come up with their own funky dance sequence. Dancing can be a great physical outlet for kids that also teaches them about technique and creativity!


July 27, 2020
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Grades 4 - 8

Utilizing the latest 3D modeling software, campers will harness the power of AI to create face tracking Spachat filters. They’ll be able to make their siblings look like a robot, or make a robot look like an alien! This camp will show them how to model and animate angle features and then program them to track specific proportions of the human face. At the end of this week, they’ll have their own filters to share with friends and family!


July 27, 2020
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Grades 3-8

Long gone are the days of paint by numbers and shrinky-dinks; kids these days are creating most of their art digitally! And digital art isn’t just for fun, your campers’ favorite films, comic books, and video games are all created using digital drawing and painting. While the principles of this art form are closely aligned with those of traditional fine art, learning this new skill will take your camper’s artistic ability to a new level, creating images they could never achieve with paint and canvas alone. Whether your camper has dreams of becoming a professional artist or is looking for a new way to doodle, this virtual camp will introduce them to a whole new world of possibility. 

In this course, campers will learn the art of digital drawing and painting and gain a skill set that will provide them a solid foundation in achieving their dream of becoming a professional artist. 

This virtual camp runs Monday to Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m OR 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Virtual Camp Requirements:

  • Windows PC or Mac
  • WebCam
  • Stable internet connection
  • Access to Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Download and install the software (info provided one week prior to class)
  • Ability to work independently & complete follow up work

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR VIRTUAL CAMPS OR VISIT BIT.LY/MMSVIRTUALCAMPS


July 20, 2020
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Grades 4 - 6

If your camper is begging you to stay at home alone, this camp will give them the crucial independent living skills they need to be a safe citizen at home, in the community, and online. They’ll learn to prevent unsafe situations, how to respond when faced with power failures or weather emergencies, and how to assess and respond to injuries and illnesses, including the life-saving skill of CPR. 


July 20, 2020
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Grades 3-8

Does your camper treat watching movies like it’s their job? It could be one day! Get them started with our virtual 3D Modeling camp this summer! Campers will learn the principles of creating the spaceships, monsters, and heroes they see in their favorite movies and games by working with digital meshes and texture wraps. They’ll explore character design, posing, and other general rules of thumb that the artists who create their favorite characters follow. This camp will let them fully realize the objects and characters of their wildest imagination! 

In this course, campers will learn the art of digital sculpture, work with digital meshes and texture wraps and other techniques, and explore what it takes to be an animator or special effects expert.

This virtual camp runs Monday to Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Virtual Camp Requirements:

  • Windows PC or Mac
  • WebCam
  • Stable internet connection
  • Access to Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Download and install the software (info provided one week prior to class)
  • Ability to work independently & complete follow up work

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR VIRTUAL CAMPS OR VISIT BIT.LY/MMSVIRTUALCAMPS


July 20, 2020
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Grades 5-8

Self-isolation has made it obvious that having a job you can do from anywhere is more important than ever. As more industries embrace the programming language Python, having an early understanding of it will leave any young person poised with an advantage over their peers. So why not give your campers a leg up in understanding Python with our virtual Game Design camp? They’ll learn the basics of the most popular programming language in the world while exploring the endless creative potential of video game design!

In this course, campers will learn to design their own video games, create several 2D games with unique mechanics, and have an understanding of Python to rival any introductory course.

This virtual camp runs Monday to Friday from 12:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Virtual Camp Requirements:

  • Windows PC
  • WebCam
  • Stable internet connection
  • Access to Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Download and install the software (info provided one week prior to class)
  • Ability to work independently & complete follow up work

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR VIRTUAL CAMPS OR VISIT BIT.LY/MMSVIRTUALCAMPS  


July 13, 2020
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Grades 1 - 6

This camp explores the world of mosaics from Ancient Greece to modern-day interior design studios. Campers will get hands-on with this art form using small pieces of colored glass, stone, and other materials to create images that tell stories. MMS Art teacher Karen Gorecki and Lower El. teacher Georgia Kane will work with your campers to design and build their unique mosaic tray. 


July 13, 2020
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Grades 4 - 8

Lights, camera, action! Our producers-in-training will gain experience with professional equipment, video editing software, storyboard generations, and the mechanics of visual storytelling. To put these new skills into action, campers will work in teams to create shorts at the end of the week!