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SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS

School Holidays here at Casula Powerhouse are a place for experimentation, exploration, and curiosity. With a team of arts educators experienced in workshop facilitation and learning, children get to experience the best of Casula Powerhouse’s programs, allowing them to be inspired, creative, and imaginative during the holiday season.

For Bookings / General enquiries
phone (02) 8711 7123
email reception@casulapowerhouse.com


HOLIDAY KINDERGARDEN
Monday 10 January OR Monday 17 January 
9:30am - 10:30am 
$15 per session (all materials included)
Suitable for ages 2-5

Holiday KinderGarden encourages understanding of the natural world through making. You and your preschooler will explore elements of the natural world through our garden and create an artwork in response. Your children get to make art, whilst learning about biology, chemistry, and nature!


HOLIDAY CLAY SCHOOL
Monday 10 January AND Friday 21 January
10:30am - 3:30pm
$120 for 2 days (all materials included)
Suitable for ages 6-9

Squash it, shape it, roll it, join it, break it, and re-join it and c r e a t e with it! Clay School will give kids the chance to experience this amazing material, learn new skills and apply their imagination to its addictive diversity. Holiday Clay School is a 2-day camp with lots of fun for an aspiring artist who is interested in sculpture and clay.


HOLIDAY MOVIE MAKER
Monday 10 January AND Monday 17 January
11:30am - 3:30pm
$120 for 2 days 
Suitable for ages 10+ 

This fun workshop is all about the magic of movie-making. This workshop is a mix of drawing and filming. Children get to create unique artworks through activities investigating proportion, scale and stylization which will lead to developing their own movie. Holiday Movie Maker Camp is a 2-day camp with lots of fun for an aspiring artist who is also interested in movie making.


LITTLE STEAM CAMP
Tuesday 11 January
10am - 2pm
$60
Suitable for ages 6-9

Our Little STEAM camp offers an engaging hands-on experience for children to discover, create and imagine many concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. This workshop encourages children to see the connection between all these diverse subjects. It is the perfect opportunity for a budding creative scientist!


PHOTOGRAPHY CAMP
Tuesday 11 January
10:30am - 3:30pm
$80
Suitable for ages 12+

This workshop will show you how to use your camera or mobile phone and get creative with your photography. We will cover topics from composition, lighting and exposure to capture creative images. This fun and hands-on digital photography workshop has been designed for children age 12+ with absolutely no camera knowledge or/and for those who use a digital camera or mobile phone. Child is required to bring their own or parents / friend's digital camera or mobile phone for this workshop.


ANIME AND MANGA DRAWING CAMP
Wednesday 12 January
10am - 2pm
$60 
Suitable for ages 10+

Our drawing camp allows students to develop their visual thinking. They will be introduced to Anime and Manga, engage in ideas based on the drawing practice of modern and contemporary Anime and Manga artists. In this workshop, children will draw different ideas and themes, getting to explore and understand the world of Anime and Manga.


HOLIDAY KINDERCRAFTEN
Thursday 13 January OR Thursday 20 January
9:30am - 10:30am
$15
Suitable for ages 2-5 

Get making and shaking with this fun program for you and your child! Holiday KinderCraften is a creative playgroup where you join creative exploration with your children and become inspired to make a take-home artwork through investigative art play. These holidays let your young children be introduced to a range of creative encounters through methods and materials based around the current exhibition Jamming with Strangers. KinderCraften fosters a fun group environment with both individual and collaborative learning outcomes.


EARTH ART DRAWING CAMP
Friday 14 January
10am - 2pm
$60
Suitable for ages 8-10

Land art or earth art is art that is made directly in the landscape, sculpting the land itself into earthworks or making structures in the landscape using natural materials such as rocks or twigs. Want to spend time outside? Then join us for this outdoor camp where children will create their own artwork in the grounds around the Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. Children will then be encouraged to sketch their Earth artwork while examining composition, patterns found in nature, shading and mark making. Please wear appropriate clothing for this partial outdoor activity.


MUSIC MAKER CAMP
Tuesday 18 January
10am - 2pm
$60
Suitable for ages 10+

Love Music? Join us for a one-day program for young music lovers. Students will explore innovative ways to produce music while being inspired by everyday sounds around them. Inspired by Jamming with Strangers, students will come together and create a symphony of sounds.


SKETCHING ON LOCATION CAMP
Wednesday 19 January
10am - 2pm
$60
Suitable for ages 10+

Sketching on Location camp will let children experience drawing outside in the Casula Parklands. The camp lets young artists experience smells, sounds, tastes and the feel of the place while learning about composition, shading, blending and observing. Please wear appropriate clothing for this outdoor activity.