The Giggling Pig offers a wide range of classes, camps, workshops and parties at every age and level. Experience is typically not necessary. We are licensed by the state of Connecticut for full day camp and most of our staff are EpiPen, CPR &amp; First Aid Certified.
SUMMER CAMP INFO 2021
Our summer camp is the perfect place to keep your child creative and happy in a safe and warm environment. We offer half day morning and afternoon as well as full day drop-off options for children ages 4-16. From drawing and painting to exploring with clay our campers will create using a variety of mediums and learn a variety of artistic techniques. Each day your child will leave with a completed project. Below is a synopsis of the themed focus for each week. Check out the web site here to see images of each of the projects!
Week 1: June 21-25: Farm Yard Fun
Learning about animals on a farm has never been so fun! From pigs and chickens to horses and llamas! We will paint, draw and collage some of our favorite images and make sure the campers learn some interesting facts!
Week 2: June 28-July 2: Rockstar Robots and Monster Mayhem
It's been a while since we created robots and monsters but this summer we thought it would be a great time to get crafty! From designing a robot to building one in 2D - campers will explore shapes and find fun and interesting ways to make their robots unique. Monster making will also be an adventure, and we promise - nothing scary!
Week 3: July 5-9: Tropical Breeze and Palm Trees
Summer days at the beach are the best. So why not create some wonderful landscape images and collages? This week we will focus on beach scenes and adding layers, bringing fascinating focal points and learning about texture and being inspired.
Week 4: July 12-16: Furry and Fuzzy Friends
Everyone loves their pets. This week we will learn to draw them! PLEASE BRING IN A PHOTO OF YOUR PET ON THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP. If you do not have a pet, just bring in a picture of a favorite animal. We will spend this week paintings, drawing and studying some of our best friends!
Week 5: July 19-23: Time Travelers
Time flies when your'e having fun! Travel through history and meet some wonderful people who inspired us and helped make the world a better place. From the notorious RBG to Nelson Mandela. We will not only paint their portraits but also learn about what they did and why it was so important.
Week 6: July 26-30: Magical Maritime
There are so many wonders to be found in the ocean. From all the fascinating sea life to the mystical things such as mermaids and sea monsters. Join us in creating some slimy sea life and some sparkling! We will working with everything from clay to watercolors and tissue paper this week, and be sure to leave you surprised!
Week 7: August 2-6: Video Games and Characters
Wonder-Woman and Spiderman - we will be learning to illustrate some of your favorite characters this week as well as designing your own.
Week 8: August 9-13: Wonderful World of Gardens
This year we wanted to bring you something extra special in nature. We wanted campers to learn about gardens, plants and flowers. We will focus on the anatomy of flowers and plants and learn to draw in detail into a visual journal that will be filled with illustrations by the end of the week. Campers will also get to design a garden and paint their own flower pot with seeds to plant.
Week 9: August 16-20: The Whimsical World of Honeysuckle (Full day or 1/2 day AM only)
The Giggling Pig is created in a world called Honeysuckle. Find out about the characters and paint, sculpt and create your versions. This is really going to be an amazing week for anyone who takes part. With so much to learn and experience. We honestly can't wait for this week to arrive! Everyday we will focus on a different character and area of the whimsical world of Honeysuckle! Miss Hannah will talk about how she created the world and develop her characters for children's books. This is a great opportunity for campers to really learn about entrepreneurship and how to create your own merchandising. Suitable for all aged campers - different lessons will apply to different age groups.
Week 9: August 16-20: Authors & Illustrators (1/2 day PM only)
Join us for our annual book making course. We will only be offering 20 spaces this year for this one-of-a-kind course. There is so much work that goes into these and we absolutely LOVE the way they come out. Each child receives one copy of their book (glossy cover). Additional books can be purchased as gifts for $15 each - this includes shipping. No discounts available for this course.
Week 10: August 23-27: It's a Jungle Out There
We decided to end summer with the jungle! The campers always love painting some of their favorite jungle animals and because its been a few year we decided to bring it back. We will create everything from Tigers to Zebras. A wonderful week to end the summer!
Discounts for summer camp & full week camps ONLY
1st Child Discount: Attend 3 or more weeks, receive 10% off 3rd & additional weeks.
2nd Child Discount: Receive 10% off total for 2nd child. Must be minimum of 5 days. Sibling discount given to child with equal or fewest days.
Total discount cannot exceed 10% cannot combine offers.
Don't forget we are flexible! When purchasing your week of camp you can stretch your days out over the summer.
For more details and pricing, visit our web site.