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Creative Fun for Kids

Whether your child is a budding artist, an explorer, or an adventurer—every class offers something right up their alley and will open their eyes to new experiences.

Students will learn in a supportive, small class setting with plenty of individual instruction. Creative challenges await!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: All classes are $60 per student. Students need to pack a lunch.  It’s quick and easy, register online or call the office at 701-251-2496.  Classes are 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Monday & Tuesday are designed for students who have completed grades K – 2. Wednesday & Thursday are designed for students who have completed grades 3 – 6.

Summer kid’s camps start June 5th and run through July 27th.

 

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Full summer schedule:

WEEK 1 • June 5 – 8 • Collage, Paint, & Create with Cassy Gilbertson: Painting with no boundaries! Explore the elements of art and design through the experimentation of collage and painting. Construct collaged paintings that focus on problem solving skills and enhance creative personalities.

WEEK 1 • June 8 – 10 • “The Big, Bad Musical” Auditions: “A Howling Courtroom Comedy,” presented by The Arts Center in cooperation with Two Rivers Performing Arts School. Camp meets in the Arts Center Gallery.
A courtroom has never been more lively and fun than in The Big Bad Musical!  This smart and wickedly funny musical is great for actors and audiences of any age.  The jury — your audience — must decide the outcome of the biggest trial ever in the fairy-tale world!  The notorious Big Bad Wolf is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit by storybooks of quirky characters who want to get even:  Little Red Riding Hood, her Grandmother, the Three Little Pigs and the Shepherd in charge of the Boy Who Cried Wolf. Parts will be assigned and lead roles will be expected to study their parts throughout the month of June.

Auditions:      For ages 10 and above
June 8 & 9 at 6:00 pm
June 10th at 10:00 am

Rehearsals:    July 5 – 8 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Lead Roles)
July 10 – 15 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (Full Cast)

Performance: July 15 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm at The Arts Center

For students ages 10 and above. Campers need to pack a sack lunch. Scholarships available. Camp T-shirts will be available for sale.

WEEK 2 • June 12 – 15 • Fiber Arts Fun with Myra Olson: Complete several fiber arts related projects, some of which include wet felting, weaving, finger knitting, circle weaving on a hula hoop and so much more. Participants have the opportunity to complete a new project each day.

WEEK 3 • June 19 – 22 • Little Clay House on the Prairie with Memo Guardia: Bring a photo of your house; we will use clay to recreate them. Your clay house on the prairie could have bedrooms, living room, kitchen, a porch, a dog, a cat, or create an entirely new house.  We will use under glazes to add color to the clay houses.

WEEK 4 • June 26 – 29 • Mosaic Mania! with Molly McClain: Like breaking glass? Crunching tiles? (Never tried before but want to give it a shot?) Do you like making collages? Well: THIS is an art for you! Learn the ancient art of mosaics and bring home a beautiful piece of your own to treasure for years to come.

WEEK 5 • July 5 – 15 • “The Big Bad Musical”: “A Howling Courtroom Comedy,” presented by The Arts Center in cooperation with Two Rivers Performing Arts School. Camp meets in the Arts Center Gallery. Parts were assigned in June. Rehearsals begin July 5 – 8 (lead musical roles only). The whole group rehearse July 10 – 14, with two performances held Saturday, July 15 at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

WEEK 6 • July 10 – 13 • Imagination Clay Station with Keisha Sparks: Time to get your hands dirty! Creators will expand their imaginations and explore the exciting world of clay. We will focus on various hand building techniques to produce hand formed items to last a lifetime. Artwork will be fired and ready to pick up two weeks after camp.

Week 7 • July 17 – 20 •  Observing Nature Trough Art with Nicole Gagner:  Learn about nature through drawing and painting in a variety of media, and about the styles of classical artists who drew their inspiration from nature.

Week 8 • July 24 – 27 •  Plein Air Watercolor Painting with Linda Roesch:  Plein Air painting, or the act of painting outdoors, was especially significant for Impressionist painters and is still important for artists creating outdoor scenes. Students will learn to connect with their surroundings and gain inspiration to take their creativity outdoors.