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Bootcamps

One-to-three hour training sessions to help complement your education and build your skills portfolio. Supported by RBC Future Launch. Free for current AUArts students.

Bootcamps

Certificates

Full-time programs offered evenings and weekends to fit your schedule in animation, art & business, data analytics, and web development.

Certificate programs

Entrepreneurship Workshops

Set yourself apart with career defining skills after a one-to-three day workshop led by experts in their field.

Entrepreneurship workshops

Micro-Credentials

10-week, self-directed courses to develop and demonstrate specific skills employers need. Online programs with minimal time and financial commitment.

Micro-Credentials

Personal Interest

Step into the studio with an array of art-based courses in design, painting, drawing, jewellery, ceramics, glassblowing and more...

Personal interest courses

Summer Camps

Fill your child's summer with creative activities with our week long summer camps for kids and teens.

Summer Teen courses & kids camps

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Animate It! 2D!

July 7 - 14, 2023

Work in small teams in the AUArts animation suite to create a visual story that you tell through a unique cast of characters that you bring to life through original drawings to create a stop-motion animation.

Learn how to convey movement as you create a character-based narrative.

Once all is done, sit back and watch them on a big screen.

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted. 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Animate It! 2D!

July 4 - 7, 2023 (Civic Holiday, no class Mon, July 3) 

Work in small teams in the AUArts animation suite to create a visual story that you tell through a unique cast of characters that you bring to life through original drawings to create a stop-motion animation.

Learn how to convey movement as you create a character-based narrative.

Once all is done, sit back and watch them on a big screen.

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted. 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Animate It! 3D!

July 31 - August 4, 2023

Work in groups in the AUArts animation suite to produce a visual story that you tell through stop motion animation in 3D, using Lego©, small toys, stuffed animals, etc (students are welcome to bring items from home).

Gain an understanding of how time affects movement and your visual story.

When you are finished, watch it on the big screen with your campmates.

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted. 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Animate It! 3D!

August 8 - 11, 2023 (Civic Holiday, no class Mon, August 7) 

Work in groups in the AUArts animation suite to produce a visual story that you tell through stop motion animation in 3D, using Lego©, small toys, stuffed animals, etc (students are welcome to bring items from home).

Gain an understanding of how time affects movement and your visual story.

When you are finished, watch it on the big screen with your campmates.

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted. 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Animation Studio

July 17 - 21, 2023

Discover the fun and wacky world of non-digital animation using more experimental techniques of cutouts, stop motion, and pixilation.

You will produce your own short animation project individually or in a small group. Watch short video clips for inspiration and to get your creative juices flowing.

2D OR 3D 

NOTE: this is not a computer animation course; you will use digital technologies to record and edit your animation. Please see your course supply list online. Be sure to come prepared for the first class. 

 

Teen

Summer Camps

Animation

Animation Studio

July 24 - 28, 2023

Discover the fun and wacky world of non-digital animation using more experimental techniques of cutouts, stop motion, and pixilation.

You will produce your own short animation project individually or in a small group. Watch short video clips for inspiration and to get your creative juices flowing.

2D OR 3D 

NOTE: this is not a computer animation course; you will use digital technologies to record and edit your animation. Please see your course supply list online. Be sure to come prepared for the first class. 

Teen

Summer Camps

Animation

Ceramics Studio

July 17 - 21, 2023

Get your hands dirty in the ceramics studio!

Focus will be on hand building and learning good practices and techniques to create functional and sculptural pieces. You will also get introduced to different surface treatments, including decoration with slip and underglazes, and firing.

Work through projects designed to give you foundational skill-building practice.

Please see your course supply list online. Be sure to come prepared for the first class. 

*Work will be ready for pick-up 2-3 weeks after the last day of camp.  

Teen

Summer Camps

Ceramics

Ceramics Studio

July 10 - 14, 2023

Get your hands dirty in the ceramics studio!

Focus will be on hand building and learning good practices and techniques to create functional and sculptural pieces. You will also get introduced to different surface treatments, including decoration with slip and underglazes, and firing.

Work through projects designed to give you foundational skill-building practice.

Please see your course supply list online. Be sure to come prepared for the first class.  

*Work will be ready for pick-up 2-3 weeks after the last day of camp.  

Teen

Summer Camps

Ceramics

Crazy for Cats!!

July 4 - 7, 2023 (Civic Holiday, no class Mon, July 3) 

Are you crazy for cats?!

Join us and other cat crazy kids for the week and learn about different breeds and their characteristics as you draw, paint, and sculpt cats and even create a miniature cat house or condo!

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted.  

 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Crazy for Cats!!

July 17 - 21, 2023

Are you crazy for cats?!

Join us and other cat crazy kids for the week and learn about different breeds and their characteristics as you draw, paint, and sculpt cats and even create a miniature cat house or condo!

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted.  

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Crazy for Cats!!

July 31 - August 4

Are you crazy for cats?!

Join us and other cat crazy kids for the week and learn about different breeds and their characteristics as you draw, paint, and sculpt cats and even create a miniature cat house or condo!

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted.  

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Digital Photography Basics

Instructor: Haley Eyre  

Discover how to work your digital camera so you can get out of auto mode and take your photography skills to the next level.

Learn basic camera operations and how to use your cameras settings, including exposure, aperture, and shutter speed, while you experiment with composition, lighting, and different lens to see how they affect your images.

Work through shooting images, file conversion, and digital image management under the guidance of your instructor and get good feedback throughout the course.

Please see your course supply list online. Be sure to come prepared for the first class. 

Adult

Personal Interest

Photography

Draw Cartoons

July 10 - 14, 2023

If you love creating original, quirky characters, then you will want to try Draw Cartoons!

Look at lots of examples and learn how to tell a story, as you create and draw characters, and learn proper proportions of the human figure and different animals.

Work on your own, unique cartooning style that you can continue to build upon.

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted. 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Draw Cartoons

July 24 - 28, 2023

If you love creating original, quirky characters, then you will want to try Draw Cartoons!

Look at lots of examples and learn how to tell a story, as you create and draw characters, and learn proper proportions of the human figure and different animals.

Work on your own, unique cartooning style that you can continue to build upon.

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted. 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Draw Cartoons

August 8 - 11, 2023 (Civic Holiday, no class Mon, August 7)

If you love creating original, quirky characters, then you will want to try Draw Cartoons!

Look at lots of examples and learn how to tell a story, as you create and draw characters, and learn proper proportions of the human figure and different animals.

Work on your own, unique cartooning style that you can continue to build upon.

Supplies are included in fees for kids’ camps, unless otherwise noted. 

Kids

Summer Camps

Summer Camps for Kids 9 - 12

Drawing II Studio

July 17 - 21, 2023 

Note: Previous drawing experience is recommended

Continue your drawing exploration with different drawing media as you work through a sequence of studio-based activities.

Develop your understanding and use of the art elements and principles as you focus on improving your compositions, drawing skills, and creating narrative in your work.

You will have critique sessions throughout the course giving you the opportunity to practice speaking about your work and discussing it with others.  

Teen

Summer Camps

Drawing

Drawing Studio

July 4 - 7, 2023 (Civic Holiday, no class Mon, July 3)

Focus on improving your drawing skills while you experiment with different types of drawing media including: graphite, charcoal, and conte crayons.

You will continue to improve your understanding of the art elements and principles as you focus on composition and a variety of drawing techniques.

Think about what you are communicating with your drawings and develop your ability to speak about your work during critique session each class.  

Teen

Summer Camps

Drawing

Drawing Studio

August 8 - 11, 2023 (Civic Holiday, no class Mon, August 7)

Focus on improving your drawing skills while you experiment with different types of drawing media including: graphite, charcoal, and conte crayons.

You will continue to improve your understanding of the art elements and principles as you focus on composition and a variety of drawing techniques.

Think about what you are communicating with your drawings and develop your ability to speak about your work during critique session each class.  

Summer Camps

Drawing