Summer Art Camps / Student Workshops

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Children’s Nature Art Camp

  • Week 1: June 11-13 (K-3rd grade)
  • Week 2: June 18-20 (4th-8th grade
  • $70 SAC member /  $80 non-member

Children’s Art Camp: Around the World in 3 Days!

  • Week 1: June 25-27 (K-3rd grade)
  • Week 2: July 9-11 (4th-8th grade)
  • $70 SAC member /  $80 non-member

Middle School & High School Summer Art Workshops

  • Tuesday, July 16, 1-3pm: Pottery on the Wheel
    • $30 for SAC members / $35 for non-members
  • Wednesday, July 17, 1-3pm: Techniques on the Terrace
    • $20 for SAC members / $25 for non-members
  • Thursday, July 18 1-2pm: Art that Sizzles!
    • $25 for SAC members / $30 for non-members
  • 10% discount if student signs up for all three workshops!

The Scrap Box Bracelet Two Week Workshop

  • Saturday, May 4 & 11, noon-3pm
  • $55 for SAC Members / $65 for non-members

 

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Children’s Nature Art Camp

Join us at DeVries Nature Conservancy : 2635 North M-52, Owosso
Tuesday-Thursday, 1-5pm

  • Week 1 June 11-13 (K-3rd grade)
  • Week 2 June 18-20 (4th-8th grade)

Projects Include:

  • Tie-Dye: Shirts or Pillowcases

  • Nesting With Wool: Learn how to “paint” with wool and roll up a felted masterpiece

  • Wig-Wam Painting: Campers will create a painting on canvas squares that will be sewn together to create a collaborative Wig-Wam at DeVries

  • Remarkable Reliefs: Explore one of the many ways to create prints, inspired by our hikes

  • Reimagining Shadows: Using chalk pastels, create colorful compositions of shadows found around the property

  • Toad Abodes: Construct a clay house for our amphibian friends! Abodes with be fired and will be available to pick-up 2 weeks after camp at SAC

  • Floating Fish Mobiles: Create a fish out of wire and funky beads to hang from a branch

Daily Hikes and Snacks including a Campfire with s’mores!
$70 SAC OR DeVries member / $80 non-member
Download the SAC Summer Camps brochure


Children’s Art Camp: Around the World in 3 Days!

Join us at Shiawassee Arts Center: 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso
Tuesday-Thursday, 1-5pm

  • Week 1: June 25-27 (K-3rd grade)
  • Week 2: July 9-11 (4th-8th grade)
  • Glazing Pottery: July 23 or 24, 10-11am or 5-6pm

Destinations Include:

  • China: Construct a Hanging Scroll with your own watercolor on rice paper of a dragon or panda

  • India: Imagine and paint Fun, Festive Elephants with acrylic

  • Egypt:  Sculpt Canopic Clay Jar and create functional Pottery on the Wheel

  • Mexico: Illustrate colorful Talavera Designs on a terracotta pot, perfect for a cactus or succulent plant!

  • Amazon Rainforest: Explore The Jungle and Its Inhabitants using chalk pastels

  • Polynesian Islands: Create an Embossed Copper Tile inspired by this tropical culture

Daily snacks provided!
$70 SAC member /  $80 non-member
(student membership is $20)
Download the SAC Summer Camps brochure

ALL CAMPERS:

  • Bring a reusable water bottle with name
  • Dress for mess and fun!
  • Wear and/or bring sunscreen and bug spray (especially at DeVries!)

If there is anything we should know about your child, such as allergies, please attach a note to the registration form. Payment is required with registration. Refund or credit will be made only for cancellations two weeks prior to the camp week.

Instructors: Linda Ruehle, Natalie Park, Brooklynn Jodway


Middle School & High School Summer Art Workshops

Join us at Shiawassee Arts Center: 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso

  • Tuesday, July 16, 1-3pm: Pottery on the Wheel
    • Play in clay and create 3 functional dinnerware pieces! Glazing to complete your work is on Wednesday, July 24 1-3pm. Dress for mess! Natalie Park & Linda Ruehle, instructors. $30 for SAC members / $35 for non-members
  • Wednesday, July 17, 1-3pm: Techniques on the Terrace
    • Overlooking the river, learn drawing techniques using a variety of materials like charcoal and chalk pastels on our terrace. This is a great opportunity to brush up or learn new skills in a beautiful setting. All supplies included, but bring your own (sketchbook, pencils, drawing board, etc) if you wish! Natalie Park, instructor. $20 for SAC members / $25 for non-members
  • Thursday, July 18 1-2pm: Art that Sizzles!
    • Design 2 glass pendants or 1 glass tile to be fused in our kiln. The final result makes a great gift for others (or for yourself!). Pieces will be available for pick-up Wednesday, July 24. Linda Ruehle, instructor. $25 for SAC members / $30 for non-members

10% discount for those who sign up for all 3 workshops!
Download the SAC Summer Camps brochure


The Scrap Box Bracelet Two Week Workshop

Join us at Shiawassee Arts Center: 206 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso

  • Saturday, May 4 & 11, noon-3pm
  • Deborah Laverty, Artist/Instructor
  • Fee: $55 member/$65 non-member

Students will create a bracelet using the cold connection process and will be introduced to some of the basic materials and processes used in jewelry metalworking. The links in the bracelets will be connected using rivets, lashings and jump rings. No experience necessary.

Supplies: Includes needed metal supplies, but students are asked to bring a ruler and a Sharpie marker
Maximum of 6 students – minimum age:14

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