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UW-Green Bay Youth Camps

Graffiti

Unravel the complex world of graffiti art! Learn about graffiti history, different styles of graffiti and watch live-demonstrations. This course covers a wide range of topics, from the early days of subway graffiti to the amazing evolution of the present-day graffiti movement. Campers will use what they learn to develop their own style and paint a graffiti mural. 

Resident campers check-in on Sunday, June 24th. Commuter campers check-in on Monday, June 25th.

 

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June 24-29, 2018
For campers entering grades 8-12

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Instructor: Beau Thomas

Beau Thomas is a graffiti artist, painter, and graphic designer from Green Bay, WI. He has been studying and practicing graffiti art for over 10 years. Beau earned degrees in Art and Design from UW-Green Bay and now runs his own mural business - Trackside Design LLC. Some career highlights include work at the Neville Public Museum, doing mural work for Red Bull, and completing Green Bay's largest piece of public art - The Green Bay Mural - on Main Street.

Daily Class Hours:

  • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Thursday
  • 8:30 am - 3:00 pm on Friday (The Final Exhibition Show will be from 3:00-4:00pm. Campers will be dismissed when the show has concluded).

Camp Fees:

  • Commuter Fee: $360 (includes instruction, lunch, and camp t-shirt)
  • Resident Fee: $589 (includes instruction, room, meals, counselor supervision, evening activity transportation, and camp t-shirt). The cost of evening activities will vary depending on the camper's choice. It is recommended that campers bring $30-$40 with them to camp for activities and snacks.
  • Class Lab Fee: $50 (this is in addition to the camp fee)

Guest Faculty and Artists

Campers will be taught by some of the finest teachers and professional artists from across the state. Click here for more information about this summer’s Art Camp faculty.

SUPPLY LISTS: 2018 Graffiti Supply List

The supply list linked to each class are suggestions. You are not required to purchase everything on the list. These supplies can be purchased at an art supply store OR at craft stores, e.g. Michael's, Hobby Lobby, Ben Franklin, Walmart. Minimal supplies are actually needed for most classes and others are suggested to enhance the 'experimental' aspect of the class." Please call or send us an e-mail if you have questions. Tradewinds, of Green Bay, will pre-package your supply orders and will deliver them the first morning of camp. More information about this service will be described in your supply list letter. Contact them at 920-432-1270 or tradewinds@tds.net. Minimal supplies are actually needed for most classes and others are suggested to enhance the 'experimental' aspect of the class. Please call or e-mail us if you have questions.

 

2018 Camp Brochure PDF

2018 Paper Registration Form

 

Cancellation Policy

In the event a camper must cancel, the Summer Camps Office should be notified no later than one month before the start date of the camp session in order to receive a refund, less a non-refundable deposit of $100. Requests received after that date will not receive a refund. No refunds will be made for withdrawal due to homesickness, sending a camper home for disciplinary reasons, or after the camp has started.

In the event a camper requests to switch camp sessions, an additional $25 processing fee will be applied.

We reserve the right to cancel any camp due to low enrollment; in such a case, all fees paid will be refunded or the camper can choose to apply fees to a different camp/class in the same year.

Overpayments of less than $10 will not be refunded.