Summer Clay Academy for Children and Teens

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  • TIME: 9:00 am to 12 noon
  • FEE: $175
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At CLM's Summer Clay Academy your child can pound, pinch, squeeze, roll, coil, twist and squish clay.  While learning the fundamentals of hand building and mastering the wheel, they'll create beautiful pieces of art to cherish.  Ages 7 to 18 are invited to attend.
We have seven one-week camp sessions with different projects each week starting in June.  A special week just for TEENS (more Teen Week info below) is scheduled every July.
Our goal is to educate and still have loads of fun using clay as our medium.  Even though there are set projects, we encourage children to use their imagination and proceed according to their own level of ability.  Monday to Wednesday they hand build and throw on the wheel.  Then on Thursday and Friday they  glaze their ceramic pieces.  Students' work will be ready for pick up a week after each session.  We provide daily snacks for all students.  All materials are included in the fee.
The 2017 Summer Clay Camp schedule:
Week #1     June 12 - June 16  (ages 7-18) - NO CAMP
Week #2     June 19 - June 23  (ages 7-18) - NO CAMP
Week #3     June 26 - June 30  (ages 7-18) - CLOSED-CLASS FULL
Week #4     July 5 - July 7 AND July 20 & 21 - TEEN WEEK ONLY (ages 13-18) - NO CAMP
Teen Clay Camp is a small group of no more than 8 students and will work on more advanced hand building projects and develop more advanced skills on the wheel.  The first two days will be hand building.  Depending on their knowledge and skill level they can work on their own projects or the instructor will help them with a project idea and creation.  Wednesday and Thursday will be on the wheel.
Week #5     July 10 - July 14  (ages 7-18)
Week #6     July 17 - July 21  (ages 7-18)
Week #7     July 24 - July 28  (ages 7-18)
To register, please select a week from the Schedule options and fill in the student's name.  To register multiple students, please add each student separately to your shopping cart.
Classes meet Monday through Friday (unless otherwise specified).  Doors open for drop-off at 8:30am.  Please arrive on time, as instructions start promptly at 9:00.
Full payment is required to a reserve space. Class size is limited to maintain a high teacher to student ratio, so register early to secure your desired week.  The Ceramic League reserves the right to cancel any class with fewer than five students.  NO refunds or changes once the class has started.