drawing Camps

Can't wait to see you at the studio!

  • A New Student Consultation/Assessment appointment or phone call is recommended to ensure the best fit for each student.
  • All camps are limited to 10-12 students with 1 teacher + at least one assistant. Minimum of 5 students required to run the camp.
  • No eating food inside the studio. We take a snack break outside.
  • All students are provided a supply kit to  use during the camp (materials cost is included.) A personal take home kit is available for purchase. 
  • Multi-Camp  discount for the same student is calculated at the checkout. 
  • Sibling Code provided for 2 or students in the same family.  Please contact us for the code.  
  • Sibling and Mulit-Camp Discounts can not be combined.  
  • All prices include GST.

Drawing instruction is our specialization  


Since 2020, this Summer Camp is back by popular demand year after year!

During our camp, budding artists will unlock the magic of art-making while gaining knowledge of professional terminology and real techniques for creating sophisticated artwork. Each day presents a new project that builds upon the skills learned in previous lessons. Our classes strike the perfect balance between structure and creative freedom, allowing students to flourish.

You’ll be amazed at the skill progression and increased confidence of our students in such a short time. Each student is provided with their own set of materials for the camp, eliminating the need for sharing.

Choose the best date for you. Mini Camps are held Tuesdays – Thursdays.

  • July 4, 5, 6, 2023; 1-4 pm 
  • August 8, 9, 10; 9 am – noon

Fees include materials and GST:

  • Returning Students: $160
  • New Students: $180
  • Automatic Multi-Camp Discount at the Checkout.
  • Contact us at 403-667-7020 for Sibling Discount.
  • Discounts can not be combined.


Drawing serves as the foundation of our program. It involves observing, making marks, and expressing what one sees or feels.

With Aliki’s 7-Step system, students gain a solid understanding of drawing fundamentals. In just one hour of instruction, your child will draw independently with confidence. They will learn to see the world through an artist’s eyes, practice techniques for realistic drawing, and embrace imperfections as abstract inspirations and new discoveries.

Geared towards children aged 7 and older, this art camp welcomes beginners on their artistic journey and drawing enthusiasts without prior formal instruction. Students will proudly take home a collection of 10-12 art pieces, showcasing their progress and creativity.

All camps are held Monday to Friday, either 9 am – noon OR 1 – 4 pm. Choose the best CAMP week:

  • July 3-7, 9 am – noon 
  • July 10-14, 1 – 4 pm
  • July 31 – Aug 4, 9 am – noon
  • August 21-25, 1-4 pm2Camp + Materials Fee including GST:
  • Returning Students: $250; New Student Registration Fee:$265 
  • Optional Take Home Materials Kit: $40
  • Sibling and Multi-Camp Discount available upon registration.
  • Discounts can not be combined.


Our summer series is the perfect option for students unable to attend our weekday camps. It is specifically designed for children and youth starting their artistic journey and drawing enthusiasts without prior formal instruction.

Everything starts with drawing! Drawing is the foundation where students learn to observe, make marks, and express what they see or feel. With Aliki’s 7-Step system, students rapidly grasp the fundamentals of drawing, gaining the ability to draw independently and confidently in just one hour of instruction.

Through our program, student artists will learn to perceive the world as artists do and master tips and tricks for realistic drawing. They will also develop the skill of embracing imperfections and transforming “mistakes” into abstract inspirations and new discoveries.

All students receive a set of studio supplies to use during the camp, and a personal take-home materials kit is available for purchase.

Date: Jul 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5, 12, 19, 26.

Time: Saturdays 10 am – noon

Fees including materials & GST:

  • Returning Students: $245.00
  • New Student Registration: $265.00
  • Optional Take Home Materials Kit: $42
  • Automatic Multi-Camp Discount OR Sibling Discount at the Checkout.
  • Discounts can not be combined.


Elevate your drawings to new heights with our Beyond the Basics of Drawing camp. Expand your vocabulary and master new techniques through engaging and challenging art projects.

Building upon the foundational drawing skills learned in the Basics of Drawing Camp, these projects provide ample space for creative expression. Students are encouraged to take risks and explore new ideas. The projects range from realistic, tonal drawings to vibrant nonrepresentational artwork, allowing students to further refine their abilities and unleash their creativity.

Pre-Requisite: This camp is ideally suited for students who possess a solid understanding of basic drawing techniques and terminology. It is recommended for students who have completed the Basics of Drawing summer camp or have attended Aliki’s Art House weekly classes for at least one year. Students with prior drawing experience and new to Aliki’s Art House are encouraged to contact us at (403-667-7020) or email us at to schedule a new student assessment appointment.

Date & Time: July 17 – 21; 9 am – noon

Regular Fees including materials & GST:

  • Returning Students: $250 
  • New Student Registration Fee:  $265
  • Optional Take Home Materials Kit: $40
  • Automatic Multi-Camp Discount at the Checkout.
  • Contact us 403-667-7020 for Sibling Discount.
  • Discounts can not be combined.

(10 -16 Years Old)

This camp is designed for students looking to enhance their skills and delve into advanced shading techniques and creating a 3D effect using pencils and colour. We will focus on seeing light and shadows and capturing those values in your drawings. Students gain artistic confidence by understanding value scales, the anatomy of shadows, and mastering at least four shading techniques such as lines and blending. Students will learn to see the world through an artist’s eyes and practice tips and tricks for drawing realistically like a pro, gaining confidence in no time.

The camp projects are tailored to specific materials, allowing for greater exploration and specialization with graphite pencils, charcoal, and colored pencils. Prior drawing experience and a good understanding of basic drawing vocabulary and techniques are necessary to fully benefit from this camp.

Date: July 24 – 28 from 1 – 4 pm

Returning Student Camp including Materials Fee: $245

New Student Camp including Materials Fee:  $265

Take Home Material Kit included

Just for Tweens/Teens: Sketching, Shading and More
(12 - 16 years old)

This intensive drawing “crash course” for teens is designed to start from the basics of lines and shapes and progress towards capturing light and shadow for rendering 3D images. It is specifically tailored for even the most intimidated students who believe they can’t draw. Through this camp, students will discover and practice various tips and tricks to draw realistically like a pro, gaining confidence in no time. They will learn to embrace imperfections and transform their “mistakes” into new inspirations and discoveries.

No prior experience or instruction is required to participate in this camp, making it accessible to everyone. It is also an excellent opportunity for friends and family members to take together, as a discount is offered when two students register simultaneously. Feel free to inquire for more information.

Date & Time: Jul 24 – 28; 9 am – noon

Returning Student Fee including Take Home Materials Kit : $245

New Student Camp Fee:  $265

Let’s Face it! All about Portraits and Profiles

Discover the art of portrait drawing in our 4-week series. Master the anatomy of facial features and proportions in traditional front, side, and 3/4 views. Learn to utilize negative space and new techniques that bring your portraits to life effortlessly. This class is designed for students with a solid grasp of drawing fundamentals and confidence in their independent drawing skills.


Date & Time: August 8 – 11 at 1 – 4 pm (4 days only – Tues to Fri)

Returning Student Fee including Take Home Materials Kit : $200

New Student Camp Fee:  $220

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