Hiram College

Summer Youth Art – Day Programs

Preschool Art Adventure

We will explore colors, shapes and textures in the out-side world and use our discoveries to create nature-inspired art.

June 6-10, 2016 (9:15-10 a.m.) For ages 3-4 Cost: $25

Elementary Art Exploration

Expect fun, games and lots of creative projects.

June 6-10, 2016 (9-10:15 a.m.) For grades K, 1, & 2 Cost: $45

Intermediate Art Skills

Upper elementary students (grades 3-5) will be investigating art themes and creations by learning and practicing various artistic techniques.

June 6-10, 2016 (10:30 a.m. – noon) For grades 3-5 Cost: $55

Art for Older Kids

Middle school (grades 6-8) artists will enjoy working with a variety of materials in more sophisticated applications.

June 6-10, 2016 (1-3 p.m.) For grades 6-8 Cost: $65

Nature Camps:  Naturally Fun!  Day Programs


Bring your senses (and an adult) as we explore nature as young children see it…new and exciting.

June 27-July 1, 2016 (9:30-11 a.m.) For ages 3-4 Cost: $45

Half-Day Hikers

A variety of sensory and creative explorations in nature.

June 27-July 1, 2016 or July 25-29, 2016 (9 a.m.-noon) For ages 5-7 Cost: $85

Nature Explorers

Explore the slimy, smelly, wet and dirty parts of ecosystems as you hike, crawl, wade and slog through forests, fields, ponds and streams.

June 27 – July 1, 2016 or July 25-29, 2016 (9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) For ages 8-10 Cost: $150

Butterfly Hill Gardening Camp

Children ages 6-12 will plant and maintain their own flower and vegetable plots during this 10-week gardening camp. The plots will be located at the James H. Barrow Field Station’s Butterfly Hill Garden.

Wednesdays, June 8 – August 10, 9-11 a.m. For ages 6-10 Cost: $115

Incredible Insects

Children ages 5-10 will study the life cycles, behaviors and facts about all sorts of six-legged creatures.

Aug. 8-9, 2016 For ages 5-10 Cost: $35

Junior High Programs – Residential Programs

BioBlitz:  Vernal Pools

Explore these unique and important wetlands and the frogs, toads, salamanders and many invertebrates as each tries to survive being eaten and grow before the pool dries up later in the summer.

June 9 – 10, 4 p.m. – 4 p.m. For ages 11-15 Cost: $115

BioBlitz:  Fish and Food Webs of Silver Creek

Wade through the muddy waters of Eagle Creek and its tributaries in search of fish.

June 7-8, 4 p.m. – 4 p.m. For ages 11-15 Cost: $115