Girl Scout Art & Craft Programs

We offer a wide variety of programs for girl scout troops of all ages. Whether your troop wants to work on a specific patch, or just come and have fun in the studio, we will do our utmost to meet your needs. Prices include all materials and private use of the Artfully Young Art Studio.  There is a surcharge of $5 per girl for programs held at other locations. The troop provides their own snack (no tree nuts or peanuts) and drinks.

Programs & Prices

Painting for Brownies

The aim of this program is to encourage budding artists to use natural found objects to inspire environmentally themed paintings. Each brownie is encouraged to bring five found natural objects to share with a partner. The brownies will create a still life with their treasure and paint it using watercolors.

Price per girl $18. Time needed 1 hour.

Drawing for Juniors

legacy drawing badgePencil drawing is a wonderful skill for everyone. It is a very cheap medium, making it widely available. It is virtually mess free and can be done anywhere anytime. Pencil drawings are incredibly beautiful and when done on acid free paper long-lasting. Good pencil drawing skills are the basis for many other mediums. In this workshop, Juniors will select their own subject, will be instructed on the best positioning of the subject on the paper and then they will use shading, blending, highlighting and perspective to create beautiful pieces of art.

Price per girl – $15 Time Needed 1 Hour

Collage Art for Cadettes

Collage is the art of assembling pieces of material such as newspaper and magazine cuttings, ribbons, paint, glitter, shells and other natural objects to create unique works of art. It became very polpular in France in the early 20th century when artists such as Pablo Picasso started t o experiment with it. In this workshop, Juniors and Seniors choose their own materials to create amazingly individual pieces of art.

Price per girl $20. Time needed 1 ½ hours.

Acrylic Painting – All Levels

Using acrylic paints on canvas each girl will create their own piece of artwork. Troop leaders can pick a subject for the painting in advance of the event. This is a great way of connecting their painting to part of a journey.

Price per girl $30. Time needed 2 hours.

 

 Candle Making – Brownies and Older

Girls will get the opportunity to try a number of different candle making techniques, including coloring and fragrances, to make jar, taper and novelty shaped candles. 

Price per girl $25. Time needed 1 1/2 hours

 

Soap Molding – For Brownies and Older

Making soap in different colors and fragrances is a fun activity for girl scouts. Girls will melt soap, add colors and essential oil fragrances and then mold the soap into shapes of their choice. 

Price per girl $25. Time needed 1 1/2 hours

 Other Programs

Looking for an art program not mentioned above, such as  sewing, calligraphy, clay & ceramics or fashion design? Please email me with your requirements and I can give you a quote for a personalized program for your troop.

Please email lisa@artfullyyoung.com or call 908-656-1402 for more information and for scheduling.