Visual & Creative Arts


Develop Skills and Express Yourself

Have fun this summer exploring different medias, playing with colors, and expressing yourself. This year, we’re offering new courses to expand your creative horizons and take your skills to the next level.


Children’s Art Camp (ages 6-8)

Age 6-8

12:30-3:30pm, Monday-Friday

$640 per session

Program Description

This camp includes Drawing, Painting, Crafts, and Cartooning classes. Students will learn the fundamentals of composition, proportion, and color, and apply these principles to their works. Students will have the opportunity to work with a variety of craft materials to showcase their imagination and creativity through innovative projects.

Drawing and Color Camp (ages 9+)

Age 9+

9:00-12:00pm, Monday-Friday

$695 per session

Program Description

This program is designed for students who seek professional training in drawing and painting while gaining hands-on experience with a wide range of art media.  Classes include drawing, sketching, painting, and design.

Pre-College Art Program

Age 11+

9:00 – 12:00pm, Monday-Friday

$900 per session

Xian Yun CA’s Pre-College Program is an exciting opportunity for middle and high school students to study traditional art, design, and technology while building a professional portfolio for application to high school or college art programs.

As part of the program, you will:

  • Study concepts of art, design aesthetics, layout, and imagery
  • Participate in hands-on projects using the latest design software and technology
  • Create pieces for your portfolio
  • Explore the different programs universities have to offer and receive valuable counseling and recommendations from experienced consultants
  • Explore career opportunities in various art and design fields

Textile Arts and Design Camp

Age 8+, Mon-Friday

12:30pm - 3:30pm, Monday-Friday

$750 per session

Program Description

Campers are taught a range of skills – from basic sewing and patternmaking to the principles of applied art design. Kids will choose from a variety of projects, from decorative pillows to traditional Chinese garments. The camp will provide sewing machines and all other tools. Students will exhibit their work at a session-end showcase. (Note: Students will need to bring $20 on the first day of class for the materials fee.)



Session I Session II Session III Full Day (cost/session of 3 weeks) Half Day (cost/session) Other options for ½ day camps
6/5 -6/23 6/26-7/14 7/17-8/4 9:00am- 3:30pm Morning 9am-noon;Afternoon 12:30-3:30pm
Children’s Art Camp Boys/Girls 6-8 X Afternoon$640 - Children’s Dance
- Youth Beginning Chinese Camp
Drawing & Color Boys/Girls 9+ X Morning$695 - Boys Dance Camp
- Textile Arts & Design
- Chinese Writing Camp
- Leadership I Camp
Visual Art Pre-College Program Boys/Girls 13+ X Morning$900 - Leadership Camp II
Textile Art & Design Boys/Girls 9+ X Afternoon$750 - Youth Dance Intensive
- Drawing and Color
- Chinese Conversation
* Programs are subject to cancellation if enrollment is below five (5) students.



4:00-6:00pm Guitar / Music Singing Fine Arts Theater / Music / Performing Art Sewing / Crafts
May choose Library supervision only for $10 per day.
 $420 per 3-week session



4:00-5:00pm Preschooler Dance Preschooler Dance Preschooler Dance Preschooler Dance Preschooler Dance
$225 per 3-week session


Additional Information & Fees

  • Weekly field trips to nearby parks for BBQ/Picnic (meals and transportation included)
  • Free early drop off after 8:30am.
  • Extended afterschool education programs from 4:00-6:00pm
  • Extended before school activities from 7:30-8:30am $6 per day.
  • Lunch $6 per day (Monday to Thursday).
  • Nutritious lunch buffet $6 per day (Monday to Thursday)
  • New student registration fee $50.
  • Performing arts and visual arts camp tuition includes $30 fee for costume rental or art supplies.
  • Students in Textile Art & Design Camp must bring own fabric.
  • 10% early bird discount if registered before 3/20/2017 (with 20% deposit paid). Deposit will not be refundable in case of student withdrawal.