Creative art camps offered at Viva Vida Art Gallery provide an opportunity to develop technique and explore creativity while enjoying the leisurely pace of the season.


Campers explore a variety of mediums, including painting (acrylic and watercolour), clay sculpture, animation, drawing, and much more.


From painting, to Graffiti art, to creative cooking, the goal is to create while having tons of fun!  

Summer 2019

Viva Vida Art Gallery and Creative Art Centre 
Creative Mornings 
Active or Lazy Summer Afternoons 
In the heart of Pointe Claire Village, close to parks, 
swimming pool, summer festivals, and fun!


Ages 4-5, 6-12, and,13-16 

Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Extended Hours 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Flexible schedule. Inquire about our daily drop-ins, half, and full-day options

Cost: $245 week, $68 full day, $45 half day

(Payment:cash, debit, cheques credit card)

Session 1: June 24th - 28th 

GROUPS:   Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens

INSPIRED - Explore all that is fine art and be inspired by various artists, as you work with different mediums such as clay, paint, and paper to create beautiful works of art in both 2D and 3D. Create collages, works in mixed media, sculpture and more. If you love art, this camp is for you!


Session 2: July 1st - 5th

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens

GO WILD! – So much in the art world is inspired by the animal kingdom! From animal cartoons and animation, to mythological characters, to zebra and leopard prints. Whether real or  imaginary, we’ll explore the influence of animals through 3D and 2D art using a variety of different art mediums. Draw, paint, print...ROARING FUN!!!

Session 3: July 8th - 12th 

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens


PAINT ME A RAINBOW – Explore the wonderful world of colours. Mix it! Blend it! Paint it? Learn about colour mixing and use colour techniques to create beautiful works of art. Explore artists like Matisse, Mondrian, and Yayoi Kusama’s works of art, and paint up your own masterpiece of colours!!!


Session 4: July 15th - 19th

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens



Draw, draw, draw! Explore the crazy world of cartoons. Manga! Comic Strips! Caricature! Learn how to draw a variety of different cartoon styles as you create a book featuring your own series of dynamic drawings and doodles.


VIVA DIVA!  A shout out to all divas! Whether you are into books, beauty or baseball, a little bling goes a long way!

 "Fashionistas look at fashion as an art, their own bodies as the canvas, and the sense of style they develop along the way as their masterpiece.” Create artwork in all mediums with a focus on fashion, make one of a kind jewellery, design your own cool t-shirt, and much more!

Person Drawing Anime Sketch

Session 5: July 22nd - 26th

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens


STORY ARTS – Storybooks, mythology, storytelling, puppets, songs; how many ways are there to tell a story? We will explore the world of storytelling including stories through music and art. We will look at how songs also tell stories, and how art and music have been linked, through videos, album covers and animation. What’s your story?

Draw it, write it, tell it!

Session 6: July 29th - August 2nd 

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens


EXPRESS YOURSELFIE – The self-portrait is a common subject in art. Many artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol have explored Self and Identity in art. Expressing yourself can take many forms. We’ll use different mediums such as painting, photography, and sculpture to explore together the amazing person that you are!!! 

Session 7: August 5th - 9th

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens


PAINTERS WORLD - Impressionism, realism, abstract... Learn all about the different styles of painting and the artists who created them. Learn new techniques by having fun and painting up a storm!!!

Session 8: August 12th - 16th

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens


CRAZY COOKERY – Be inspired by the wonderful world of food in art. Be a master artist by using different mediums to create “food art”, and ultimately your very own “masterpiece”. Be a master chef and make, bake and decorate!!! The recipe is to mix the best of both worlds with a dash of FUN!


Session 9: August 19th - 23rd

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens


GRAFFITI AND STREET ART  – Graffiti as an art has been around since prehistoric cave drawings. In this camp, participants will create their own "tag”. They will also learn about famous graffiti artists, work with stencils and spray. In addition, participants will explore street art, including public art such as murals, yarn bombing, and installation. (Adapted to age groups).

Session 10: August 26th - 29th (4 Days)

GROUPS: Ages 4-5 - Ages 6-9 - Ages 10-12 and teens


OPEN STUDIO  – This week we will use the studio space as a way to explore the freedom of expression, collaboration and creativity.  We will use various mediums and art forms to encourage experimentation, collaboration, conversation, and self-confidence, all the while working to apply creativity to all aspects of life! Art is life...life is art!