summer camps 2022 

All camps from 9:00 - 1:00
Location: 120 Little Mountain Farm Charlottesville, VA 22911
Nature Camp (Ages 7-17)
$385 (Materials Included)

Explore, connect and create. Spend each day on the 230 acre Little Mountain Farm and inspire your creativity while exploring and observing the natural world around you.

Students will begin by creating and painting a nature journal. they will also paint a backpack to carry all the cool finds that they will use in their projects.

Each day will begin with an observation and material gathering walk, exploring a new part of the farm each day. Artists will be introduced to a new process each day and create a finished piece inspired by nature. Projects include sun printing on fabric, handprinted wood wind chimes, terrariums, and garden stepping stones. All projects will incorporate objects found in nature.

We will take a mid-day lunch break and take a walk on the farm to feed the animals.


Registration is limited and is not complete until receipt of payment. Class spots will be held for 5 days. Please read the cancellation policy.

Session 1)    June 13th  to June 17th 

Session 2)    June 27th to July 1st FULL

Session 3)    July 11th to 15th FULL

Session 4)    July 25th to 29th 

Session 5)    August 8th to 12th 

Oil Painting (Ages 7-17)
$385 (Materials Included)

Students will explore the versatility of oil paint while learning concepts and techniques that they will be encouraged to incorporate into their own work.

Students will be guided to take greater risks with artistic Expression while building a better understanding of materials and techniques. All materials included. 

Session 1)   June 20th to June 24th FULL

Session 2)   July 18th to 22nd FULL

Session 3)   August 1st to 5th 

Session 4)   August 15th to 19th

Private or special group lessons are available, email Renee Balfour or call 434-960-5115.