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Kids Get Creative At TC Arts Summer Art Camps

 

April 19, 2018

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Local children will have an opprotunity to express their creative sides at the Transylvania Community Arts Council's summer camps. The camps will be held In June and July.

Calling all creative kids from 5 years old to 14 years old. The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced their summer art programming with a week of summer art camp, a weeklong photography camp, as well as two weeks of pottery camp.

Summer Art Camp will be offered from June 25 – 29. Kids from ages 5 – 12 years old have the opportunity to explore visual arts including drawing, mixed media and pottery as well as dance and movement class. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. Morning session goes from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and the afternoon session goes from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Cost for the weeklong art camp is $125 per child and includes all supplies and snacks. Teachers include Billy Smith, Philippa Hackett and Kristin Pangle with Pisgah Dance Academy.

TC Arts Council's pottery camp is open to youth aged 6 – 14. There are two dates for pottery camp: July 9 -13 or July 23 - 27. Students will explore clay with hand building techniques and the older students will have a chance to try wheel-throwing. The morning session will go from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and the afternoon session will go from 1 – 4 p.m. Cost for the pottery camp is $240 per child and includes clay, firing and all supplies.

Introduction to Digital Photography for Youth with be offered from July 16 – 20. This week long workshop will introduce the students to the concepts of digital photography and how their cameras work. Each class will combine classroom games and information with actual picture taking, so that students can reinforce the concepts and terminology that they are learning throughout the week.

The workshop will be led by Kathy King, Brevard photographer, who has experience teaching photography and writing. Students aged 8 – 10 years old will have photography class from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and students aged 11 – 13 years old will have class from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Cost is $150 per child, plus optional $15 for a photo book.

To register for any of the art camps call TC Arts Council at (828) 884-2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell St. in Brevard. To learn more about TC Arts go to http://www.tcarts.org.

 
 

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