Harry Stotle is the new Director of the Four Elements Gallery in Cambridge. His very first exhibition " Water beats Earth. Earth beats Fire. Fire beats Air. And Air beats Water" opens soon and he's on the lookout for exciting work from talented young artists to display. The pressure is on! As he's a good friend of Kaitlin's - who is artist in residence at The Hive - he's asked if she could help him find promising new talent. This is where you come in....
To impress Harry, you’re going to learn all about ice art, you’ll make kinetic floating creations, you’ll have a go at sculpting balsa wood, you’ll learn about clay techniques such as coil, pinch and slab, you’ll make flammable sculptures, you’ll get to try Suminagashi, you’ll create pigment art, wind chimes, sails and kites and even get to experiment with metal work!
As the mission progresses, you'll need to take the most stunning photos and videos of your installations and artwork for Harry to judge and display. The week will conclude with a preview exhibition for parents.
TYPE OF MISSION
Arts & Drama
RECOMMENDED AGE RANGE
8 - 11 (Years 4 - 6). Because of the nature of this mission and the specific skills and activities involved, it is only suitable for children 8 or older. If you have any question about this or if you are unsure and would like to talk through with us, please free to call or email the team. We'll be very happy to advise.
Both Lead and Support Facilitators on this type of mission are Practising Artists with experience of delivering arts-led projects with children in the outdoors. Parents always receive a full list of facilitators a week of so before the start of camp. We operate an overall ratio of 1:8 in our camps. All facilitators are DBS and reference checked; all undergo The Hive in-house safeguarding training. Sites include several fully qualified First Aiders.
Five day mission with the flexibility to book as little as 2 days or as much as 5 days. If you are only booking 2 days, we suggest choosing the beginning of the week to help the children truly experience the developing project.
The mission runs from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
Extended care is also available from 8.30am to 6pm - an additional charge applies.
END OF MISSION SHOWCASE
All Hive missions finish with an exhibition, showcase or performance for parents.The format depends on each particular mission. We usually ask parents to arrive between 15 and 30 minutes early to get the most out of the showcases.
Prices for this mission start at £125 per child for 2 days. The price decreases as more days are booked. We also offer sibling, multi-week and group discounts. Please click here to see our price list.
One free Hive T-Shirt is given to each child on this mission. Replacements will be charged for at a rate of £8 per T-shirt.