Contemporary Art for Little Geniuses
Instructor: Annie Bellettiere
Ages 5-7 years old
June 18-22, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
July 9-13, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Children will be inspired by the work of master painters as they learn the fundamental concepts of two-dimensional art. Students will use a variety of paints and mediums to achieve a different textures and effects in their artwork. Self-portraits, animal paintings, and still life paintings are among the projects we will explore in a relaxed and summer fun setting.
Being Green! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Instructor: Maria Towle
Ages 5-7 years old
June 18-22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
July 16-20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
$180 each class
This week, we will learn how to take care of our important planet Earth by using the 3 Rs.—Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle—and we’ll learn why it is important to do so. The students will make fun crafts out of recycled materials like pressed paper, plastic bottle maracas, bottle cap wind chimes, and marble run games with cardboard tubes. Discussion and lessons will be around sustainability and taking care of Mother Nature.
Ooey Gooey, Icky Sticky Art
Instructor: Kimberly Norby
Ages 6-8 years old
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This craft class encourages wonder, curiosity, and creativity with gooey, sticky art projects. It allows children full hands-on exploring and helps them develop their imaginations while learning about their world. Each day these students will immerse themselves in art and craft projects that involve paint, bubbles, playdough, and many other squishy, colorful mediums. Children should wear play clothes that can get messy!
Instructor: Michelle Bolton
Morning Festival: Ages 8-10 years old, 9:00 a.m.-12:00p.m.
Afternoon Festival: Ages 6-8 years old, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
$180 per class
With summer comes many wonderful outdoor activities, like carnivals, fairs, amusement parks… and that gives us the perfect opportunity to indulge in silly, fun foods! During this week, our young chefs will prepare and bake things like Lemon Buddies, Raspberry Marshmallow Magic Pie, Corndog Muffins, Confetti Jar Cake and more. Each student will design a personalized apron, chef’s hat, and recipe keeper. Students take charge in deciding the menu, preparing food, and organizing presentation.
Mystery Basket Cooking Fun
Instructor: Silvana Junge
Ages 9-14 years old
This is an exciting and delicious cooking class. On Monday and Wednesday, the students are taught how to make a dish that they will execute in class. They will take home that prepared dish to be enjoyed with their families. On Tuesday and Thursday, students will have the Mystery Basket challenge. They are given similar but different ingredients, and then they execute a recipe for that day with some help from Silvana. On the last day, Friday, the Mystery Basket Competition takes place… and it’s always so much fun!
Instructor: Rachel Edelman
Ages 10-14 years old, June 18-22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Ages 9-12 years old, June 25-29, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Explore your passions through your own handmade mini-comic! Zines are small, self-published books by people who want to share what they love. From pets and jokes to made-up worlds, students will use drawing, writing, poetry, collage, and hand-sewn binding to craft their unique publications. Students will receive lots of encouragement and support as they practice creativity and independent inquiry.