Mark Arts

STEAM Academy

2020 STEAM ACADEMY

Now $99!

Our regular STEAM Academy price is $120 per week, but we’re discounting the entire 2020 summer lineup to $99 – no codes needed, and no further discounts apply. Classes will be limited to 12 students, and social distancing will be maintained. Students will use separate rather than shared supplies.

STEAM Academy emphasizes creativity, linking art to concepts in science, technology, engineering and math.

STEAM Academy enrollments are limited to no more than two consecutive weeks. Please contact us at 316-634-2787 with questions about this.

If it is 24 hours or fewer before the STEAM Academy begins, our enrollment systems stops accepting enrollments and you will see a message saying “sold out.” Please call us at 316-634-2787 to check on available spaces if you are not able to enroll online.

EDIBLE ART

Did your parents ever tell you not to play with your food? Now you can! Join us for a week of exploring art through everyday foods. Turn your Twizzlers into design masterpieces, make your own rock candy and learn to create edible slime!

Guest Speaker:  Milkfloat (local dessert bakery)

Special Four-Day Price: $75

Dates: May 26-29
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

PALEO PALOOZA

Discover Earth’s past and Paleolithic friends, hunt for fossils and hatch your own dinosaur. Finish the week with an investigation of ancient relics with our special guest.

Guest Speaker: Museum of World Treasures

Cost: $99

Dates: June 1-5
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

AROUND THE WORLD

Make a mask in Africa, design a henna tattoo in India and decode an Egyptian hieroglyphic message. Those are just a few of the things you will do as we journey to Timbuktu.

Guest Speaker: Evergy

Cost: $99

Dates: June 8-12
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

STORIES AND SEUSS

Dive into the magical land of the Lorax and create art inspired by Dr. Seuss. Learn about character development, parts of a story, and transcribe and illustrate your very own story in just one week.

Guest Speaker: Griots Storytelling Institute

Cost: $99

Dates: June 15-19
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

COLOR WARS

Have you ever been tickled pink? Green with envy? Or just plain blue? Enjoy the colorful variety of feelings by shaking, spinning, stirring and rolling to mix new colors. Students will end the week with a group color battle (wear white/light colors that can get dirty).

Guest Speaker: Tara Dake-Czepiel Painting and Interior Design

Cost: $99

Dates: June 22-26
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

'TIS THE SEASON

Experiment and predict the effects of wind, rain and snow on the environment this week as we explore all four seasons: summer, fall, winter and spring

Guest Speaker: Meteorologist Jay Prater

Cost: $99

Dates: June 29 – July 3
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

BUGS AND BUTTERFLIES

Take a nature walk and dig through the dirt to unearth creatures. Learn about the life cycle of different animals, go on a butterfly hunt and create an outdoor art installation.

Guest Speaker: Botanica

Cost: $99

Dates: July 6 -10
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

BUILD IT

Be careful, and don’t let the wolf blow your house down! Think about the architectural design elements that influenced Frank Lloyd Wright such as minimalism, cubism, expressionism, simple geometry and the other architectural influences from around the world as you design a home of your very own

Guest Speaker: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House

Cost: $99

Dates: July 13-17
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

TAKING FLIGHT

Spread your wings and soar this week! Be inspired by the Wright brothers as you build flying machines and manipulate air to reach new heights like it’s 1903.

Guest Speaker: Troy Trussell, Drone Pilot

Cost: $99

Dates: July 20-24
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

ZOOTOPIA

“Life’s a little bit messy. We all make mistakes. No matter what type of animal you are, change starts with YOU.”-Judy Hopps. Find your inner animal this week and build the habitat that suits you best.

Guest Speaker: Great Plains Nature Center

Cost: $99

Dates: July 27-31
Times: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Ages: 5 – 8  
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Ages: 9 – 12  

GET READY

Mark Arts provides all supplies, and students should wear clothes that can get messy.

Be sure to print and sign the Emergency Contact Form and Photo Release waiver (click here)

Students may go outside, so wear sunblock or bring a hat if needed.

Please share any food allergies at the time of registration.

SCHOLARSHIPS

It’s easy to apply. Scholarships based on need. Click here to apply.

REGISTER

316.634.2787 or click on the enroll buttons by each camp.
Checks may be mailed to: Mark Arts, 1307 North Rock Road, Wichita, KS 67206.

Payment is expected in full at the time of registration. Partial refunds are issued for transferring or withdrawing from a STEAM Academy within two weeks of start date. If under-enrolled, workshops will be canceled five days before the start of STEAM week.