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Culinary Academy for Kids 8 to 10 (#128119)

Cook Up Some Summer Fun!

  Jun 07, 2021 thru Jun 10, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Cook Up Some Summer Fun! Culinary Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows budding chefs to ignite their culinary creativity, explore basic cooking skills and gain confidence in the kitchen while they prepare delicious foods in class. This exciting hands-on camp will teach your child food safety, basic knife skills, how to cook with heat, how to measure and how to prepare a variety of foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, children will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Baking Academy for Kids 8 to 10 (#128120)

  Jun 07, 2021 thru Jun 10, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Make edible works of art from scratch! Baking Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows aspiring chefs to get a taste of what it’s like to bake in a commercial kitchen with a professional baking instructor. Students will learn how to make a variety of baked goods - cakes, cookies, pies, bread and fudge – all from scratch. In addition, they will learn to make delicious Chantilly cream and buttercream frostings, along with practicing popular piping and decorating techniques. At the end of each day, kids will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Culinary Academy for Kids 8 to 10 (#128131)

Cook Up Some Summer Fun!

  Jun 21, 2021 thru Jun 24, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Cook Up Some Summer Fun! Culinary Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows budding chefs to ignite their culinary creativity, explore basic cooking skills and gain confidence in the kitchen while they prepare delicious foods in class. This exciting hands-on camp will teach your child food safety, basic knife skills, how to cook with heat, how to measure and how to prepare a variety of foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, children will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Baking Academy for Kids 8 to 10 (#128132)

  Jun 21, 2021 thru Jun 24, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Make edible works of art from scratch! Baking Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows aspiring chefs to get a taste of what it’s like to bake in a commercial kitchen with a professional baking instructor. Students will learn how to make a variety of baked goods - cakes, cookies, pies, bread and fudge – all from scratch. In addition, they will learn to make delicious Chantilly cream and buttercream frostings, along with practicing popular piping and decorating techniques. At the end of each day, kids will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Sew Much Fun 8 to 10 (#128142)

Design. Stitch. Create.

  Jul 19, 2021 thru Jul 22, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Design. Stitch. Create. t's time to start making! Sew Much Fun includes four sew-tastic days where your child will learn basic sewing machine operation and stitching. Along with their peers, children will create either a pair of shorts that will take them through summer and fall, or a drawstring back-sack, perfect to show off when they return to school. Campers will leave every day more confident about what their hands can do and more curious about where their imaginations will take them. At the end of the week, the class will celebrate with a fashion show highlighting their work to camp faculty and staff. Don't pass up this opportunity for your child to learn the skill and art of machine sewing! Boys and girls of all sewing abilities are welcome. A sewing machine will be provided for each child.

3D Trompe L'oeil Drawing 11 to 13 (#128123)

Create fun and realistic 3D drawings that deceive the eye!

  Jun 14, 2021 thru Jun 17, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Create fun and realistic 3D drawings that deceive the eye! Have you ever seen photos of those cool, life-sized, three-dimensional street art pieces that look like you could step right into them? Those are awesome examples of trompe l'oeil illusions. (Trompe l'oeil is French for “deceives the eye.”) Now you can learn to create your own realistic 3D illusion drawings on a smaller scale using colored pencils. Join instructor Amy Gibson, an accomplished artist who specializes in three-dimensional, hyperrealistic painting, for this four-day camp where you will discover how to make colorful compositions that look like they will pop right off of your paper! Course work will include lessons in perspective, various colored-pencil drawing techniques (burnishing, blending, cross-hatching, layering, and stippling), utilizing a grid to plan your drawings and lots of fun exercises to help you learn the fundamental elements of art - such as shape, value, color and edge. This camp is perfect for the beginning art student who wants to gain a firm foundation in drawing and understanding color.

Baking Academy for Kids 11 to 13 (#128137)

Make Edible Works of Art From Scratch!

  Jun 28, 2021 thru Jul 01, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Make Edible Works of Art From Scratch! Baking Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows aspiring chefs to get a taste of what it’s like to bake in a commercial kitchen with a professional baking instructor. Students will learn how to make a variety of baked goods - cakes, cookies, pies, bread and fudge – all from scratch. In addition, they will learn to make delicious Chantilly cream and buttercream frostings, along with practicing popular piping and decorating techniques. At the end of each day, kids will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Scent-astic Soaps 11 to 13 (#128136)

  Jun 28, 2021 thru Jun 28, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Discover how to make fresh, scented soaps for yourself or as a gift! Soap-making is a fun activity that you can do in your own kitchen with a few easily-purchased, natural ingredients. It’s also a great example of chemistry in action. The ingredients used to make soaps have different properties depending on their chemical makeup, and when mixed and heated, they create unique blends that you can customize to your desired preference. Scent-astic Soaps is a one-day camp where you will learn to use fresh summer fruits, herbs or citrus peels of your choice to make your own molded glycerin soaps. These soaps are great to use yourself or give as gifts to friends and family!

Culinary Academy for Kids 11 to 13 (#128138)

  Jun 28, 2021 thru Jul 01, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Cook up some summer fun! Culinary Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows budding chefs to ignite their culinary creativity, explore basic cooking skills and gain confidence in the kitchen while they prepare delicious foods in class. This exciting hands-on camp will teach your child food safety, basic knife skills, how to cook with heat, how to measure and how to prepare a variety of foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, children will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Baking Academy for Kids 11 to 13 (#128140)

Make Edible Works of Art From Scratch!

  Jul 12, 2021 thru Jul 15, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Make Edible Works of Art From Scratch! Baking Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows aspiring chefs to get a taste of what it’s like to bake in a commercial kitchen with a professional baking instructor. Students will learn how to make a variety of baked goods - cakes, cookies, pies, bread and fudge – all from scratch. In addition, they will learn to make delicious Chantilly cream and buttercream frostings, along with practicing popular piping and decorating techniques. At the end of each day, kids will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Scent-astic Soaps 11 to 13 (#128141)

  Jul 12, 2021 thru Jul 12, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Discover how to make fresh, scented soaps for yourself or as a gift! Soap-making is a fun activity that you can do in your own kitchen with a few easily-purchased, natural ingredients. It’s also a great example of chemistry in action. The ingredients used to make soaps have different properties depending on their chemical makeup, and when mixed and heated, they create unique blends that you can customize to your desired preference. Scent-astic Soaps is a one-day camp where you will learn to use fresh summer fruits, herbs or citrus peels of your choice to make your own molded glycerin soaps. These soaps are great to use yourself or give as gifts to friends and family!

Monochrome Portraits 11 to 13 (#128143)

  Jul 19, 2021 thru Jul 22, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Learn the fundamentals of portrait-painting using a striking, monochromatic palette. In this four-day camp, you will draw a portrait from a photo reference, and then paint it in oil using a dramatic monochromatic black and white scheme - all while learning about proportion, symmetry, dimension, light, shadow, hue, value and chroma. Instructor Amy Gibson, an accomplished artist who specializes in three-dimensional, hyperrealistic portraits, will guide you with an easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach. Course topics include: how to draw using a grid, how to create notan studies, methods for blocking in the face and exercises to teach you how to control, mix and blend the oil paint. This camp is perfect for a beginning art student who has always wanted to build confidence in drawing and painting the face.

Painting Realistic Textures in Oil 11 to 13 (#128144)

  Jul 19, 2021 thru Jul 22, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Discover how to add realistic texture and detail to your work. In this four-day camp, you will learn methods for painting interesting and realistic textures with oil paint. Instructor Amy Gibson, an accomplished artist who specializes in three-dimensional, hyperrealistic oil painting, will show you how to paint fluffy clouds, lifelike fur and hair, detailed grass, vivid sunsets and more! Course work includes lessons in brush handling, controlling oil paint, mixing and applying color, understanding composition and color values, along with lots of fun texture painting exercises. This camp is perfect for a beginning oil painter who wants to elevate their work by learning to add realistic texture and detail.

Yoga and Meditation 11 to 13 (#128145)

  Jul 19, 2021 thru Jul 22, 2021
1:00 pm (1 hrs 15 mins )

Learn valuable techniques to help you build strength, increase flexibility and reduce stress. In this four-day virtual camp, experienced yoga instructor Paula Huffman will lead students in a variety of breathing exercises, yoga poses and mindfulness meditation practices. Students will learn to practice basic yoga poses in a safe and effective manner, discover how to use mediation to quiet their minds and develop a personal plan to incorporate

Baking Academy for Kids 11 to 13 (#128155)

Make edible works of art from scratch!

  Jul 26, 2021 thru Jul 29, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Make edible works of art from scratch! Baking Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows aspiring chefs to get a taste of what it’s like to bake in a commercial kitchen with a professional baking instructor. Students will learn how to make a variety of baked goods - cakes, cookies, pies, bread and fudge – all from scratch. In addition, they will learn to make delicious Chantilly cream and buttercream frostings, along with practicing popular piping and decorating techniques. At the end of each day, kids will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Yes, Kids Can Write: A Workshop for Aspiring Writers 11 to 13 (#128152)

  Jul 26, 2021 thru Jul 29, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Unlock your imagination and learn to express yourself creatively through writing. All a student needs to start writing is the drive to learn and the freedom to enjoy the creative process. This four-day workshop for aspiring writers ages 11-13 is designed to create a space that is safe for diverse learners to explore their own thoughts, feelings and imagination through words. Through lecture, group storytelling, fun activities and plenty of individual writing time, young writers will be encouraged to describe the worlds they create as only they can. Students will complete writing prompts, create interesting characters and dialog, develop plots and write the stories they want to write. Successful completion of this course will help students gain confidence in their writing, become more aware of the world around them and give them a new passion to invest themselves in a life-long relationship to the written word.

Sew Much Fun 11 to 13 (#128149)

  Jul 26, 2021 thru Jul 29, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Design. Stitch. Create. It's time to start making! Sew Much Fun includes four sew-tastic days where your child will learn basic sewing machine operation and stitching. Along with their peers, children will create either a pair of shorts that will take them through summer and fall, or a drawstring back-sack, perfect to show off when they return to school. Campers will leave every day more confident about what their hands can do and more curious about where their imaginations will take them. At the end of the week, the class will celebrate with a fashion show highlighting their work to camp faculty and staff. Don't pass up this opportunity for your child to learn the skill and art of machine sewing! Boys and girls of all sewing abilities are welcome. A sewing machine will be provided for each child.

Baking Academy for Kids 11 to 13 (#128158)

  Aug 02, 2021 thru Aug 05, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Make edible works of art from scratch! Baking Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows aspiring chefs to get a taste of what it’s like to bake in a commercial kitchen with a professional baking instructor. Students will learn how to make a variety of baked goods - cakes, cookies, pies, bread and fudge – all from scratch. In addition, they will learn to make delicious Chantilly cream and buttercream frostings, along with practicing popular piping and decorating techniques. At the end of each day, kids will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Culinary Academy for Kids 11 to 13 (#128159)

  Aug 02, 2021 thru Aug 05, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Cook up some summer fun! Culinary Academy for Kids is a four-day camp that allows budding chefs to ignite their culinary creativity, explore basic cooking skills and gain confidence in the kitchen while they prepare delicious foods in class. This exciting hands-on camp will teach your child food safety, basic knife skills, how to cook with heat, how to measure and how to prepare a variety of foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition, children will be able to bring samples home to share with family. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students will work individually and all food will be prepared and packaged to take home, and not eaten in class.)

Scent-astic Soaps 11 to 13 (#128161)

  Aug 02, 2021 thru Aug 02, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Discover how to make fresh, scented soaps for yourself or as a gift! Soap-making is a fun activity that you can do in your own kitchen with a few easily-purchased, natural ingredients. It’s also a great example of chemistry in action. The ingredients used to make soaps have different properties depending on their chemical makeup, and when mixed and heated, they create unique blends that you can customize to your desired preference. Scent-astic Soaps is a one-day camp where you will learn to use fresh summer fruits, herbs or citrus peels of your choice to make your own molded glycerin soaps. These soaps are great to use yourself or give as gifts to friends and family!

Yoga and Meditation 14 to 16 (#128121)

  Jun 07, 2021 thru Jun 10, 2021
1:00 pm (1 hrs 15 mins )

Learn valuable techniques to help you build strength, increase flexibility and reduce stress. In this four-day virtual camp, experienced yoga instructor Paula Huffman will lead students in a variety of breathing exercises, yoga poses and mindfulness meditation practices. Students will learn to practice basic yoga poses in a safe and effective manner, discover how to use mediation to quiet their minds and develop a personal plan to incorporate these valuable techniques into their daily routine.

3D Trompe L'oeil Drawing 14 to 16 (#128124)

Create fun and realistic 3D drawings that deceive the eye!

  Jun 14, 2021 thru Jun 17, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Create fun and realistic 3D drawings that deceive the eye! Have you ever seen photos of those cool, life-sized, three-dimensional street art pieces that look like you could step right into them? Those are awesome examples of trompe l'oeil illusions. (Trompe l'oeil is French for “deceives the eye.”) Now you can learn to create your own realistic 3D illusion drawings on a smaller scale using colored pencils. Join instructor Amy Gibson, an accomplished artist who specializes in three-dimensional, hyperrealistic painting, for this four-day camp where you will discover how to make colorful compositions that look like they will pop right off of your paper! Course work will include lessons in perspective, various colored-pencil drawing techniques (burnishing, blending, cross-hatching, layering, and stippling), utilizing a grid to plan your drawings and lots of fun exercises to help you learn the fundamental elements of art - such as shape, value, color and edge. This camp is perfect for the beginning art student who wants to gain a firm foundation in drawing and understanding color.

Monochrome Portraits 14 to 16 (#128133)

  Jun 21, 2021 thru Jun 24, 2021
8:00 am (4 hrs )

Learn the fundamentals of portrait-painting using a striking, monochromatic palette. In this four-day camp, you will draw a portrait from a photo reference, and then paint it in oil using a dramatic monochromatic black and white scheme - all while learning about proportion, symmetry, dimension, light, shadow, hue, value and chroma. Instructor Amy Gibson, an accomplished artist who specializes in three-dimensional, hyperrealistic portraits, will guide you with an easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach. Course topics include: how to draw using a grid, how to create notan studies, methods for blocking in the face and exercises to teach you how to control, mix and blend the oil paint. This camp is perfect for a beginning art student who has always wanted to build confidence in drawing and painting the face.

Painting Realistic Textures in Oil 14 to 16 (#128134)

  Jun 21, 2021 thru Jun 24, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Discover how to add realistic texture and detail to your work. In this four-day camp, you will learn methods for painting interesting and realistic textures with oil paint. Instructor Amy Gibson, an accomplished artist who specializes in three-dimensional, hyperrealistic oil painting, will show you how to paint fluffy clouds, lifelike fur and hair, detailed grass, vivid sunsets and more! Course work includes lessons in brush handling, controlling oil paint, mixing and applying color, understanding composition and color values, along with lots of fun texture painting exercises. This camp is perfect for a beginning oil painter who wants to elevate their work by learning to add realistic texture and detail.

Writing Short Fiction: A Workshop for Teens 14 to 16 (#128135)

  Jun 21, 2021 thru Jun 24, 2021
1:00 pm (4 hrs )

Learn to tell compelling stories that capture your unique voice while making every word matter. This four-day workshop will help teen writers explore, appreciate and understand the crucial elements of short stories by reading acclaimed works, prompt-writing in class and participating in an MFA-style workshop where they present their own writing and offer assistance to others. By combining in-class discussion, small-group activities, lecture, sharing and constructive feedback, students will understand the importance and nuance of character, plot, motivation and dialogue, as well as the benefits of feedback and revision. In this workshop you will learn to: - create compelling, captivating characters - understand how desire and conflict drive a plot - effectively critique others and receive feedback - understand the revision process Bring your own preferred writing tool - pen, laptop or tablet. There will be some free time for writing in class, and additional writing will be completed out of class. By the end of the week you will have the tools, resources and guidance to help you craft a unique, beginning-to-end short story of your own.