Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Summer Spree at the Community Arts Center in Wallingford




Looking for a fun camp this summer check out Fun Things sponsor, Summer Spree at the Community Arts Center in Wallingford. If you mention that you saw them on Fun Things you can get $10 off your tuition!

Summer Spree at the Community Arts Center is a visual arts camp for children and teens. Summer Spree has been around for 30 years and this year’s theme is Secret Spaces and Special Places. There are five sessions.

Session 1 is June 20th – June 24th
Session 2 is June 27th – July 1st
Session 3 is July 5th – July 15th
Session 4 is July 18th – July 29th
Session 5 is August 1st – August 12th

Days begin with Magic Mornings for ages 4-11 and are designed to give kids and pre-teens an
opportunity to try all kinds of art and explore drawing, painting, sculpting, tie-dye, storytelling and outdoor fun. In addition to the regularly scheduled morning activities, each of the sessions features special extras like building miniature garden thrones, decorating a solar powered fountain with tiles, using recycled and natural materials to create a mini secret garden terrarium, creating a secret space out of clay, or creating a miniature enchanted kingdom complete with magical creatures, buildings and secret hiding places.

At Afternoon Adventures for ages 4-11, children will continue to explore all kinds of visual arts.
Afternoons will have an increased focus on outdoor exploration, performing arts, music, special
activities and an organized outdoor sport. Each session also features a themed group project. Choose from Massive Mandala, the sacred Tibetan art form of sand mandalas, Wild Things, mask creation inspired by the book, Where the Wild Things Are, Everyday Extraordinary, creating a miniature world from recycled and found objects inspired by the book The Borrowers, Castles and Creatures, using Lego to create special places, or Mapping Mania, where children will make a map of the Arts Center.

Teen Studios are specially designed for ages 12 and up and provide small, supportive classes for all levels. Choose one class per time slot from a variety of classes like alternative art, architectural models, cartooning, cooking, drawing and pastel, hand built pottery, painting, photography, printmaking, etc.

For level ages 10-17, there is also Rock and Roll Summer, where students can learn rock guitar, bass,drums and vocals. At the conclusion of the final day of each session, parents, friends and family of participating students will be invited to an “in-studio, work –in-progress” performance of the material covered over the session.

For more information or to register, contact Community Arts Center at 610-566-1713 or email
info@communityartscenter.org .

Community Arts Center
is located at 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford,PA 19086.

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