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Transylvania Arts Council Announces Summer Camps – Brevard NC


Last updated 4/15/2015 at 11:53am

The Transylvania Community Arts Council and Mountain Roots, Inc. will host a Summer Art Camp and two Pottery Camps this summer for youth interested in exploring their creativity.

The TC Arts Summer Art Camp will run from June 15-19 and is set up for youth 5-12 years old. Students in the Summer Art Camp will rotate to three classes a day exploring the visual arts and dance/movement. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. Morning session goes from 9 a.m.-noon and the afternoon session goes from 1-4 p.m. Cost for the weeklong art camp is $100 per child. To register call TC Arts Council at (828) 884-2787 or email tcarts@com

Mountain Root, Inc. will offer two weeks of Pottery Camp at the TC Arts Council. Campers may choose to attend July 13-17 or July 27-31. Morning sessions will run from 9 a.m.-noon for youth 6-10 years old. The afternoon session will go from 1:30-4:30 p.m. for youth 11-15 years old. The cost for the week-long pottery camp is $225 per camper.

During this week of pottery camp, students will have the opportunity to learn and practice basic hand-building skills including the pinch, coil, and slab techniques. This experiential camp provides half-day hands-on opportunities to be creative, meet other campers, and create some really cool and useful art. Students will have the opportunity to paint on several of their own glazes (underglazes in various colors), and choose from a variety of colors for their other projects.

Visit MountainRoots. org for more information on the pottery camps or contact Ali Lien at Ali@ To register you may call the Transylvania Community Arts Council at (828) 884-2787.

The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard. To learn more about the TC Arts Council go to

For adults who want to get in on the creative action, check out the Try Pottery Classes on the following Saturday evenings: May 2 and May 23 from 6-8 p.m. This class is $40. Mountain Roots will also offer a Pottery Independent Study Class from April 19-May 13.This class meets twice a week with an instructor to work on the wheel. Cost for this class is $110 plus clay. For more information, call the TC Arts Council at (828) 884-2787.


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