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Stokes Arts Offering Kids Summer Art Camps

Jun 24 - Aug 16

Multi-Locations  - Danbury, NC  - 336-593-8159  - www.stokesarts.org

Stokes Arts Offering Kids Summer Art Camps The Stokes County Arts Council is hoping to encourage young artists this summer through a variety of day camps for kids ages 6 through 18. A Kids Pottery Camp for ages 12 through 18 will be held at The Arts Place of Stokes, 502 Main Street, Danbury, Monday June 24 through Friday June 28, 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. A favorite each year, this camp will focus on beginner and intermediate instruction on the potter’s wheel, providing proper technique and allowing students to complete projects such as cups, bowls, and plates. Instruction will also include glazes and firing of pottery. A Kids Theatre Camp for students ages 10-18 will be held at Mount Olive Elementary School, 2145 Chestnut Grove Road, King, Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. During this camp, kids will learn about facets of youth theatre, communication, improvisation, storytelling, and connecting with a young audience. Camp will finish with a performance Friday evening at 6:30 p.m. A Visual Art Camp for ages 6 through 12 will be held at Mount Olive Elementary School Monday July 15 through Friday July 19, 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Students will have an exciting week of painting, printing, drawing, and using mixed media materials. Campers will end the week with an exhibit and simple performance for the parents on Friday afternoon at 1:00 p.m., showcasing all they have learned throughout the week. One of two new camps being offered this year, a Kids Take The Lead Dance Camp is being held at The Arts Place Monday July 22 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Students will explore hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary styles. All levels are welcome, no previous dance experience is necessary. The week will end with a final presentation on Friday at 12:00 p.m. This camp is being made possible by collaboration with Take the Lead North Carolina and Our Communities of NW Stokes. A Kids New Perspectives on Art Camp for ages 7 through 14 will be held at Mount Olive Elementary School Monday, July 29 through Friday August 2, 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. In this camp, students will be guided through various creative processes from concept to completion. Activities will include clay sculpture, painting, digital photography and video, interactive art experiments and more. Camp will conclude with a Friday afternoon Art Exhibit at 1:00 p.m. Finally, a Kids Art of Cooking Camp for ages 8 through 14 will be held at The Arts Place Monday August 12 through Friday August 16, 9:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. This camp will focus on the combination of fun and creativity in the kitchen. Students will explore all areas of the kitchen, including following recipes and nutrition. Campers will enjoy a lunch of their own creation each day. Registration for all camps is $85. Registration includes camp, t-shirt, and a Friday afternoon pizza party. Campers registering in advance will receive a $5 discount. Applications are available for download at www.stokesarts.org or by calling 336-593-8159. This class will focus mostly on beginner and intermediate instruction on the potter’s wheel, providing proper technique and allowing the student to complete projects such as cups, bowls, plates, etc. Instruction will also include glazes and firing of pottery. JUST ADDED! July 15 - 19 – KIDS POTTERY CAMP: The Arts Place INSTRUCTOR: Justine Luzwick $85 Per Student - Students Ages 12-18 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Daily [Maximum 12 students] This class will focus mostly on beginner and intermediate instruction on the potter’s wheel, providing proper technique and allowing the student to complete projects such as cups, bowls, plates, etc. Instruction will also include glazes and firing of pottery.