PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- There are a variety of summer camps available for children to participate in this summer at the Pleasantville Recreation Center.
Here is a rundown of available programs, camps and schedules:
Engineering For Kids Summer Camp: During the Electronic Game Design Racing classes, students in grades 3-8 will use Multimedia Fusion 2R to create their own video game. Students design a racetrack, race cars and an environment in which their cars compete. At the end of class, students take home a copy of the game they create. Held at the Recreation Center, from Monday, Aug. 18 until Friday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. There is a $270 fee.
Kids Art Summer Camp: Held in the Recreation Center, from Monday, Aug. 11 until Friday, Aug, 15 for kindergarten through grade 5. Half Day Camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., full day camp from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Half day fee is $200, full day fee is $320.
Cirque des Arts Program: Trapeze, high wire, dancing elephants and painting all are part of the thrill of the circus. Learn how to draw or create all these and more in a safe, nurturing environment. Construct your own miniature Fun House Marble Game, experiment with clay and wire sculpture, paint the canvas and just have fun creating while using artist-quality materials. No art experience is necessary. Games and snack break will be incorporate in the half day camp, held from 9 a.m. to noon
Inspiration From Famous Artist Program: Order up sculpture, drawing, watercolor and new techniques, all inspired by famous artists. Create your own miniature canvas on an easel. Develop a design using multi-colored, translucent paper with the look of real stained glass, one of the world’s most beautiful art forms. Learn how to draw the easy KidsArt way! All this and more while learning a little about famous artists such as Warhol, Matisse, and Monet along the way. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The full day campers should bring lunch and there will be a lunch/game break in the middle.
For more information and to register, call 914-769-7950.