Pro D Day Art Camp: True Colours Self Portrait
Feb
20
9:00 AM09:00

Pro D Day Art Camp: True Colours Self Portrait

Looking for something to keep your artsy child busy this upcoming February 20th Pro D Day? We are offering a gooey, gluey, messy collage art camp for children aged 6-12 years! The kids will begin by tracing their bodies to create a life-sized self portrait canvas. These self-portraits will be completed entirely by each child and turn out different for each student. There will be a morning camp (9:00am-11:45am) and afternoon camp (12:00pm-2:45pm) offered this day.

 We will be using paint, crayons, tissue, streamers, ribbon, string, feathers, sequins and anything else we can find to create a busy collage. Each child will get to bring their life-sized art home with them at the end of the camp! Skills practiced during this class include: drawing, cutting, pasting, tearing paper and of course, colour matching!

This 2 hour and 45 minute long camp costs $38/child on a first-come-first-serve basis. Reserve your spot now by heading over to our scheduling page!

This is a drop-off class, parent participation is not required.

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Monday Night Masterpiece: Tape Resist Art
Feb
19
5:30 PM17:30

Monday Night Masterpiece: Tape Resist Art

Looking for the perfect activity for your creative child? This Monday Night Masterpiece class is open to children 4-10 years of age. We will be exploring harmony, contrast, and colour to create a beautiful piece of resist art. Each child will take their completed canvas home with them at the end of the class.

This 75 minutes long class costs $16/child a first-come-first-serve booking basis. Reserve your spot now by heading over to our scheduling page!

This is a drop-off class, parent participation is not required.

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Pro D Day Art Camp: Rainbow Hair Don't Care!
Feb
19
9:00 AM09:00

Pro D Day Art Camp: Rainbow Hair Don't Care!

Looking for something to keep your artsy child busy this upcoming February 19th Pro D Day? We are offering this fun 'Rainbow Hair Don't Care' class to children aged 6-12 years! There will be a morning camp (9:00am-11:45am) and afternoon camp (12:00pm-2:45pm) offered this day.

We will be teaching the children about texture and colour as they use paper, water colour paint, cotton, glue and tons of fun textiles to create this adorable unicorn hanging! Each child will get to bring their approximately 2'x1' stuffed unicorn home with them at the end of the camp. Skills practiced in this camp include cutting, painting, tying knots, stuffing, and gluing.

This 2 hour and 45 minute long camp costs $38/child on a first-come-first-serve basis. Reserve your spot now by heading over to our scheduling page!

This is a drop-off class, parent participation is not required.

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Kids' Night Out: Beaded Dreamcatchers
Feb
16
5:30 PM17:30

Kids' Night Out: Beaded Dreamcatchers

Calling all crafty kids! Looking for a fun evening of art for your little one? Blackbird Academy is offering an event for children 4-10 years old. We will be teaching the children about the elements of texture and colour, which they will then get the chance to explore by making their own beaded dreamcatcher to take home!

The cost for this 2.5 hour class is $38/child on a first-come-first-serve booking basis. Reserve your spot now by heading over to our scheduling page!

This is a drop-off class, parent participation is not required. Psst... you could go out for dinner!

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Monday Night Masterpiece: Colour Your Heart Out!
Feb
12
5:30 PM17:30

Monday Night Masterpiece: Colour Your Heart Out!

Looking for the perfect activity for your creative child? This Monday Night Masterpiece class is open to children 4-10 years of age. We will be making a set of 6 Valentine's day cards for the children to give to their family and friends. Each card will feature a handmade heart-shaped crayon and be designed entirely by your little one!

This 75 minutes long class costs $16/child a first-come-first-serve booking basis. Reserve your spot now by heading over to our scheduling page!

This is a drop-off class, parent participation is not required.

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Mini Makers: Crystal Soaps
Dec
15
6:20 PM18:20

Mini Makers: Crystal Soaps

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Kara from You're a Gem Soap by Kara (https://www.facebook.com/youreagemsoap/). This class is especially close to our heart, as Kara is a child herself! We were thrilled to stumble upon such a young maker and business person, and signed her up as the first guest artist in this series of classes. Kara will be teaching the children to make adorable glycerin gemstone soaps! They will be able to mix and choose their own colours, as well as wrap their soaps up in a little gift bag. Each child will get to take their soaps home with them at the end of the class!

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Mini Makers: Feather Earrings
Dec
15
5:00 PM17:00

Mini Makers: Feather Earrings

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Abby from Matka +Dom (https://www.facebook.com/matkaanddom/). She will be teaching the children about wire wrapping and beading. They will be guided through the process of making these beautiful feather earrings, while being encouraged to choose from some fun beads and charms. Each child will get to take one set of earrings home with them at the end of the class!

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Mini Makers: Pink Lemonade Sugar Scrub
Dec
13
6:20 PM18:20

Mini Makers: Pink Lemonade Sugar Scrub

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Christina from Studio C (https://www.facebook.com/StudioCNanaimo/). She will be teaching the children to make organic coconut oil sugar scrub with a very yummy Pink Lemonade Tea mixture! They will be able to choose their own colours and twine to finish it off. Each child will get to take one 250ml jar of sugar scrub home with them at the end of the class.

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Mini Makers: Tassel Bracelets
Dec
13
5:00 PM17:00

Mini Makers: Tassel Bracelets

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Paige from Azurea Customs (https://www.facebook.com/AzureaCustoms/). She will be teaching the children to make fun, tasseled, aromatherapy lava stone bracelets. They will be able to choose their own colour of tassel, charms, and even hand stamp personalized initials onto their tags. Each child will get to take a set of two aromatherapy bracelets home with them at the end of their class. If given as gifts, this set of bracelets can be customized to individual scent preferences by adding a few drops of any essential oil to the stones!

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Mini Makers: Passion Fruit Green Tea Sugar Scrub
Dec
8
6:20 PM18:20

Mini Makers: Passion Fruit Green Tea Sugar Scrub

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Christina from Studio C (https://www.facebook.com/StudioCNanaimo/). She will be teaching the children to make organic coconut oil sugar scrub with a very yummy Passion Fruit Green Tea mixture! They will be able to choose their own colours and twine to finish it off. Each child will get to take one 250ml jar of sugar scrub home with them at the end of the class.

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Mini Makers: Mason Jar Succulents
Dec
8
5:00 PM17:00

Mini Makers: Mason Jar Succulents

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Sarah from BOTANIC Creative (https://www.facebook.com/botaniccreativeco/). She will be teaching the children about various succulent plants, as well as what makes them different. Each child will get to chalk paint a jar and will be encouraged to select their favourite plant from a collection of very fun succulents. While their paint dries, they will learn about the type of care their succulent requires! To finish their beautiful creations off, each child will choose a twine and wrap their jar to their liking. Each child will get to take their mason jar succulent planters home with them at the end of the class!

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Mini Makers: Gemstone Soaps
Dec
6
6:20 PM18:20

Mini Makers: Gemstone Soaps

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Kara from You're a Gem Soap by Kara (https://www.facebook.com/youreagemsoap/). This class is especially close to our heart, as Kara is a child herself! We were thrilled to stumble upon such a young maker and business person, and signed her up as the first guest artist in this series of classes. Kara will be teaching the children to make adorable glycerin gemstone soaps! They will be able to mix and choose their own colours, as well as wrap their soaps up in a little gift bag. Each child will get to take their soaps home with them at the end of the class!

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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Mini Makers: Momma Bear Bracelets
Dec
6
5:00 PM17:00

Mini Makers: Momma Bear Bracelets

Our Mini Makers Series comes just in time for the holidays. We aim to support some of the many talented local artisans Vancouver Island has to offer, while offering our school-aged children plenty of opportunities to come and create. Each class in our Mini Makers series will teach the children to make something different, and children will be able to bring their creations home with them. Their take home creations will be perfect to give as gifts, or even keep themselves! We hope to encourage interest in various crafts, while also promoting conscientious gift-giving this holiday season.

Part of our Mini Makers Series, this class will be co-hosted by Paige from Azurea Customs (https://www.facebook.com/AzureaCustoms/). She will be teaching the children to make aromatherapy lava stone bracelets. They will be able to choose their own accent beads, charms, and even hand stamp personalized initials onto their tags. Each child will get to take a set of two aromatherapy bracelets home with them at the end of their class. If given as gifts, this set of bracelets can be customized to individual scent preferences by adding a few drops of any essential oil to the stones!

This is a drop-off class that runs for 70 minutes. Cost is $22 per child, ages 5-12 welcome. Please register on our scheduling page, and remember that spots are booked on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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AWESOME ART MORNING CAMP
Nov
13
9:00 AM09:00

AWESOME ART MORNING CAMP

(18 mos - 10 years)

As many little ones will have the day off school on November 13th, we will be hosting an Awesome Art Day Camp! This morning camp is open to children 18 months to 10 years of age. We will be making colourful driftwood wind chimes that the kiddos will get to take home with them at the end of their class. There will be a fun under the sea themed sensory table and a some very cool activities our for the children. This class is a perfect solution for families who have to work on this holiday Monday but are looking for something fun and exciting for their little one to do!

The cost for this event is $35/child. If you'd like to register your child for this class, please book him/her in for Monday, November 13th, on our scheduling page!

Psst... if you'd like, you can book your school-aged kiddo in for back-to-back classes for a full day of awesome art!

Parent participation is not required for this class.  But, feel free to stay if you prefer!

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AWESOME ART AFTERNOON CAMP
Nov
10
1:00 PM13:00

AWESOME ART AFTERNOON CAMP

(18 mos - 10 years)

As many little ones will have the day off school on November 13th, we will be hosting some Awesome Art Day Camps! This afternoon camp is open to children 18 months to 10 years of age. We will be making adorable ocean creature magnets from shells and driftwood, and the kiddos will get to take their critters home with them at the end of the class. There will be a fun under the sea themed sensory table and a some very cool activities our for the children. This class is a perfect solution for families who have to work on this holiday Monday but are looking for something fun and exciting for their little one to do!

The cost for this event is $35/child. If you'd like to register your child for this class, please book him/her in for Monday, November 13th, on our scheduling page!

Psst... if you'd like, you can book your school-aged kiddo in for back-to-back classes for a full day of awesome art!

Parent participation is not required for this class.  But, feel free to stay if you prefer!

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SPECIAL EVENT: Craft & Movie Night (18 mos- 12 years)
Oct
27
5:30 PM17:30

SPECIAL EVENT: Craft & Movie Night (18 mos- 12 years)

Friday, October 27th, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Yahoo!  50% of the proceeds from this Craft & Movie Night will go to our neighbourhood elementary school, Ecole Quarterway, in support of their effors to build a Nature-Inspired play space!

This is an event for school-aged kiddos: a totally cool craft and movie night!  Feel free to wear pajamas. :)

Participants will go home with some handmade slime!  We will watch a movie and have lots of games available for non-movie fans.

Popcorn and lemonade will be provided, but feel free to send extra snacks if your kiddo might be hungry.

Psst: got more than one kiddo?  We have a sibling discount!  Kids must be from the same family.

If you'd like to register your child for this class, please book him/her in for the "Movie & Craft Night" event on our scheduling page! 

Parent participation is not required - this is a drop-off event.  Hey, you can go out for dinner!

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SPECIAL EVENT: Pro-D Day Art Camp (18 mos - 12 years)
Oct
20
1:00 PM13:00

SPECIAL EVENT: Pro-D Day Art Camp (18 mos - 12 years)

Friday, October 20th, 1:00pm-3:30pm

A day of awesome, arty fun! We'll complete a variety of cool projects (think driftwood weavings and pumpkin painting!), enjoy some free choice/open studio time, and lots of fun and games!

We will have some light refreshments (fruit, crackers) on hand, but please send an extra snack for your kiddo if he/she might be hungry.

If you'd like to register your child for this class, please book him/her in for the "Pro D Day Art Camp" event on our scheduling page! 

This is a drop-off event; no parent participation is required, however please feel free to stay.

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