summer

camps

we had such an awesome time in our camps this summer we decided to extend our summer and add an extra "mini" week of camp!   more doodles, more fun!  mini camp will be August 24 - 28:10am-12pm or 1-3pm and is open to doodlers ages 6 -13.  the theme for the mini camps is mixed media - campers will experiment with drawing and painting projects and media including: acrylic and watercolor paints, oil pastels, colored pencils, collage and more! 

Mon, Aug 24
Dots and Doodles
Mixed Media: Mini Camp (Ages 6-13 PM Session)
Mon, Aug 24
Dots and Doodles
Mixed Media: Mini Camp (Ages 6-13 AM Session)

doodle

boxes

looking for the summer camp experience - but in your own home?  introducing: our brand new doodle boxes!  order a box - filled with 4-6 major projects, supplies, and media - and unlock access to doodleU - an online art education space - with a corresponding webpage

 

Covid - 19 POlicy

Our Summer Camps will be running with modified format that adheres to all CDC Summer Program Guideline

DROP-OFF

  • Studio will continue to use Curbside Drop-Off/Pick-Up for campers

  • Daily temperature and wellness monitoring (no-touch forehead thermometer) prior to entry.  Campers will not be permitted into camp with a temperature over 100F or with visible signs of illness

  • DURING CAMP

  • Social Distancing will be followed with campers being spread out across tables

  • As of the most recent mandate by Governor Wolf ALL Campers AND Staff will be required to wear masks/cloth face coverings. 

  • Each Camper will be using an individualized set of supplies, stored in a bin during the week and only accessed by the camper.  (No campers will be sharing supplies!)

  • Each Camper will receive a Dots and Doodles T-Shirt on Monday to be used as an art smock (stored in camper’s bin throughout week)

  • At conclusion of the week campers will take home their Dots and Doodles t-shirt and ALL of their extra supplies! 

MEALTIMES

  • Campers will eat outside (as in years past), maintaining social distancing and peanut free snacks and meals

  • Studio will continue rigorous cleaning and sanitizing practices during camp, snack, and meal times

AFTER CAMP

  • The Studio will continue rigorous cleaning and sanitizing practices before and after campers arrive and depart. 

  • Due to heightened cleaning procedures - we are unable to offer pre and post camp care - We apologize for this inconvenience but we will be extensively cleaning areas and need extra time to do so. 

ART SHOW

  • The Art Show will be moved ONLINE to share with family and friends and will be available for the ENTIRE summer on our New Private Member's Only Portal portion of our website! 

If you have any questions regarding our Covid-19 Camp Policy or wish to request a refund of tuition email the studio! 

CAMP POLICIES

​By enrolling in a summer camp at Dots and Doodles you agree to all the terms listed below:

  • Registration

    • ​Ages 5 - 9: Campers must be 5 years old before June 15th and entering Kindergarten in the fall. 
    • Ages 10-14: Campers must be 9 years old before June 5th and entering 4th Grade in the fall. 
    • Check-in begins at 8:45 am Monday morning.  ALL students must be accompanied by a guardian on Monday morning for initial check-in.  A Dots and Doodles employee will check-in campers review pick-up policies and any medical concerns.  

  • Camp Drop Off/ Pick-Up

    • Camp Drop Off/ Pick-Up: Full Day camps run 9am-4pm and half day camps run from 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm. Campers may be dropped of NO earlier than 8:45am and picked -up NO later then 12:15pm (Half Day AM Camp) or 4:15pm (Full or Half Day PM Camp).  Campers not picked up within 15 minutes of the end of camp will be charged $25 for each 15 minutes. 

  • Medical Information

    • Dots and Doodles MUST be made aware of all allergies and pertinent medical concerns regarding campers for their safety.  This information will be kept confidential and only shared with necessary employees. 

  • Lunch and Snacks

    • All campers should bring a refillable water bottle (labeled with Camper Name).

    • Half Day Camps:

      • There will be a short break for snack and outdoor recreation time.  We suggest sending your camper with a beverage and small snack (please label lunch boxes/bags with Camper Name). Food will not be provided by the studio.  Please be aware of other students with nut allergies and DO NOT send food containing nuts. 

    • Full Day Camps:

      • Campers will take two snack breaks and a lunch from 12-1pm.  Campers must provide their own lunch and snacks (please label lunch boxes/bags with Camper Name).  No camper will be permitted to leave the premise to obtain food.  On Friday, Dots and Doodles will provide a pizza lunch to celebrate a week long of fun, hard work, and excellent artwork. Please be aware of other students with nut allergies and DO NOT send snacks/lunch containing nuts.  We thank you in advance for your flexibility regarding food. The studio DOES NOT have a microwave or a fridge.

  • Payment

    • Payment is required in full at the time of enrollment in order to secure a spot in the camp.  Registration must occur prior to the start of the class. If classes or camps are cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, each student shall be notified approximately 24 hours prior to the scheduled start of the class. A full refund will be issued in the same manner in which payment was made. All attempts will be made to move the student to a new class, if desired.

  • Withdrawal/Cancellation

    • Withdrawals, transfers, and cancellations following registration will incur a $25 administrative fee regardless of the circumstance related to the withdrawal, transfer, or cancellation: other charges may apply depending on when the withdrawal occurs. If the withdrawal/transfer takes place two or more weeks prior to the beginning of the class, a full refund will be issued, minus the $25 administrative fee. A partial refund will be offered for a withdrawal when more than one week’s notice is offered. If less than one week’s notice is offered, no refund will given unless the student’s position can be filled from the waiting list; in that case, a full refund will be offered, minus the $25 administrative fee. Waiting lists will be maintained for full classes. Waitlisted students will be notified by phone or email when space becomes available. Students will have 24 hours to respond to notification of addition from the waitlist by phone, email or in person. Payment must be made in full at the time of response or the student will forfeit their spot in the class. Special or extenuating circumstances regarding withdrawals, transfers and waiting lists will be considered at the sole discretion of the owners.​

  • Behavior

    • The studio reserves the right to expel any student from class for exhibiting behavior that may cause harm to him/herself, other campers/students, or staff. Students expelled will not be permitted to return, nor will they receive a refund. Such behaviors include, but are not limited to, hitting, kicking, biting, sexual harassment, and/or possessing weapons or illegal substances. In the event of a minor student, a parent or guardian will be contacted to pick up the student immediately if any such behavior occurs.

  • Late Pick Up

    • The studio expects each minor student to be picked up within 15 minutes of the scheduled end of each class. Following this time period, School reserves the right to charge a fee of $25 per child, for each 15 minute period during which the student is not picked up.

  • Limitation of Liability

    • NEITHER SCHOOL, ITS TEACHERS, SUPPLIERS, PRESENTERS OR OTHER ASSOCIATES, SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU, YOUR CHILD/CHILDREN, OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS, COST, DAMAGE OR OTHER INJURY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ENROLLMENT IN DOTS AND DOODLES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE SCHOOL BE LIABLE TO YOU, YOUR CHILD/CHILDREN OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES OR COSTS.

  • Changes to Terms

    • This Agreement may be updated by the studio from time to time, and may be amended to incorporate additional terms. All such updates and changes are effective immediately upon notice thereof, which we may give by any means, including, but not limited to, posting a revised version of this Agreement or other notice on Dots and Doodles premises. We expressly reserve the right to make any changes to this Agreement at any time without prior notice to you.

  • Photo Release

    • ​By agreeing to the Camp Policies you grant permission to Dots and Doodles Art Studio to use photographs and/or video of my child taken in camp at Dots and Doodles in publications, news releases, online, and in other communications related to the mission of Dots and Doodles.

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