Blue House Arts – Specialty Camps in Mar Vista

Looking for a great, local camp option for your kids during school holidays? Check out Blue House Arts Camp.

Blue House Arts Camp is dedicated to helping children express themselves through art in order to reach their creative potential. Located right here in Mar Vista, Blue House Arts Camp runs conveniently during LAUSD school breaks.

Woman holding spider art projects kids camp Mar Vista

Ellen Gill, Blue House Arts Camps

All classes are taught by Ellen Gill, a Credentialed Elementary School Teacher, with 30 years’ experience as a children’s theater teacher, actress, singer, and classroom teacher. Classes are held in a private home in Mar Vista with an indoor art studio, and a large, shaded back yard.

Sign Ups Happening Now!

September 21st: Make-a-Scarecrow Camp 9am – 3pm
Blue House Arts Camp has openings for the LAUSD School Holiday on September 21st. Kids can celebrate the first day of Autumn by creating a Scarecrow from clothes, fabric, yarn, and paint.Class size: 15; Open to First Graders & Up. Cost: $80

Scarecrow CampNovember 20-21st and 22nd Thanksgiving Camp 9am – 3pm
Sign your kids up now for Thanksgiving week camp at Blue House Arts. The first two days are Paper-mache camp, where they’ll make fun lawn decorations in animal shapes. Wednesday the 22nd is Cooking Contest Camp, just like the shows on TV, to get the kids ready for Turkey Day! Class size: 12; Open to Grades 1-8. Cost: $150 for both days 11/20-11/21 and $80 for 11/22 only. Class size 12.

cake art project at Blue House ArtsDecember 18-22nd Winter Break Camp Week 1 9am – 3pm
This week of Winter Camp is a Gift-Making Bonanza for kids! Blue House Arts will help your kids make gifts each day of the week, so they’ll be ready for giving season. Class size: 12-14; Open to First Graders and Up. Costs: $80.00 a day, $150.00 for 2 days, $220.00 for 3 days, $290.00 for 4 days, $360.00 for the week.

paper mache masksJanuary 2-5th Winter Break Camp Week 2  9am – 3pm
It’s time to put on a show at Blue House Arts! 5 days of improv, costumes and rehearsal will culminate in a Friday afternoon performance for family and friends. Class size: 12-14; Open to First Graders and Up. Cost: $280 (Bargain Price!)

Extended Day Available: 3:00-5:00 $15.00 an hour

Sample Schedule
9:00-9:45-Morning Meeting, games, demonstrations
9:45-10:30 Activity relating to the theme
10:30-11:00-Snack (brought from home) and free time
11:00-12:00 Activity relating to the theme
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch (brought from home) and active games
1:00-2:30 Activity
2:00- 3:00 Closing circle

For more information and to sign up for Camps, click over to the Blue House Arts website. Or Email Ellen at ellenmgill@gmail.com or call 310-384-9609.

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