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Young at Art Museum holding summer camp for kids 5-13

As summer quickly approaches parents become focused on finding fun, educational activities in response to the two most dreaded words uttered, “I’m bored.” This year, Young At Art Children’s Museum ( brings art to life during the ArtRageous Summer Camp with a myriad of fun activities imaginatively inspired by master artists, comic book heroes and classic cartoon characters. Weekly camps are planned from June 1 through August 28.

At Young At Art Children’s Museum ArtRageous Summer Camp, campers will create amazing works of art using professionally equipped studios in a warm and caring environment. Children will enjoy art activities, special guests, games and Museum exploration while learning art through a variety of media including ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, print-making, photography and more. Costs for children 5 to 13 are $180 for museum members and $200 for non-members; children 3 to 4 are $125 for members and $150 for non-members. Themes include:

§ June 1-5: Surf’s Up

§ June 8-12 : Night at the Museum

§ June 15-19: Party like a Rock Star

§ June 22-26: Video Games and Cartoons

§ June 29-July 3: Superhero Animation

§ July 6-10: Alice’s Wonderland

§ July 13-17: Harry Potter

§ July 20-24: Up, Up and Away

§ July 27-31: Aliens vs. Robots

§ August 3-7: High School Musical

§ August 10-14: Ice Age

§ August 17-21: Alter Ego

§ Aug 24-28: Meet the Masters

For aspiring cartoon artists, Young At Art Children’s Museum will offer a special camp from June 22 to July 3 with Rob Cabrera, the creator of the nationally syndicated cartoon strip Silo Roberts. The session is offered for campers ages 9 to13 for $225 per week to Members and $250 per week to Non-Members.

“This summer we are celebrating 20 years of creative excellence with innovative arts camps that will awaken minds and strengthen educational pursuits,” said Adrienne Chadwick, director of education for Young At Art Children’s Museum.

Camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for children ages 5 to 13 and a shorter, half day program is available for young children ages 3 and 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. beginning June 1. Full day campers should bring a labeled, non-perishable lunch, two snacks and extra water and half day participants should bring two labeled healthy snacks and two drinks each day. Please do not bring products containing peanuts.

“Our campers will engage in transformative arts experiences that will spark creativity as they eagerly investigate, understand and embrace the world around them,” said Mindy Shrago, executive director of Young At Art Children’s Museum. “In our one-of-a-kind environment we use art for learning while changing lives through art.”

Space is limited so parents are encouraged to sign up early.

Young At Art Children’s Museum is located at 11584 West State Road 84 in Davie. For more information about the Young At Art ArtRageous Summer Camp, registration or other inquiries, please call the front desk at (or e-mail .

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