Summer Art Camps

 

Visual Art Camp

Kids Visual Art Camp will be taught by Amanda Adams Gordon at Mount Olive Elementary School, 2145 Chestnut Grove Road, King, North Carolina, July 17th through July 21st.  This camp is available for students ages 6-12, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The cost is $85 per student.  “What does it mean to be an artist?”  – This class will explore several different genres and styles of art while introducing students to the art elements and design principles.  They will paint, draw, create paper sculptures, create art using images from the world around them, as well as work some from their imagination.  They will start to understand artists as designers and understand how everyday objects have some artistic influence.  This class will also incorporate artistic games during the daily lunch break.

Kids New Perspective on Art Camp will be taught by Zach and Stacy McCraw at Mount Olive Elementary School, 2145 Chestnut Grove Road, King, North Carolina, July 31st through August 4th. This camp is available for students ages 7-14, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $85 per student. Students will be guided through various creative processes from concept to completion. Activities will include clay sculpture, painting, digital photography/video*, performance/costume/character development, interactive art experiments, and more. *Students interested in digital photography must provide their own smartphone or tablet.

Pottery Camp

Kids Pottery Camp will be taught by Meredith Van Meter at West Stokes High School, 1400 Priddy Road, King, North Carolina, July 10th through July 14th.  This camp is available for students ages 12-18, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The cost is $95 per student.  This class will focus mostly on beginner and intermediate instruction on the potter’s wheel, providing proper technique and allowing the student to complete projects such as cups, bowls, plates, etc.  Instruction will also include glazes and firing of pottery.

Drama Camp

Kids Drama Camp will be taught by Brack Llewellyn at Mount Olive Elementary School, 2145 Chestnut Grove Road, King, North Carolina, July 24th through July 28th. This camp is available for students ages 11-16, and will be held Monday through Friday of that week, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $85 per student. The theme of this camp is “Fractured Fables” – a student will learn the facets of children’s theatre, communication, improvisation, storytelling and connecting with a young audience.

REGISTRATION: We encourage pre-registration. You will receive $5 discount per camp.  Dress is casual and bring a bag lunch and beverage Monday through Thursday, as we will host a pizza party on Friday for all classes. We accept as payment—cash, check, credit or debit card (Visa or Master Card).

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Hanging Rock State Park
Summer Visual Art Camps

Thursday, July 6th – Sock Dolls & Friendship Bracelets – 9am – noon – Children ages 8-13 will hand sew their own sock doll and knot a friendship bracelet. Knowledge of sewing helpful, but not required. All materials provided. Cost $10. Limit 15 children
Pre-register by calling 336-593-8159

Thursday,  July 13th – Low-tech animation – 9am -noon – Children ages 8-13 will learn the basic principles of early film animation. Starting with thaumatropes then examining two page cell animations and 10 page flip books before moving on to zoetropes, All materials provided. Cost $10. Limit 15 children
Pre-register by calling 336-593-8159

Thursday, July 20 – Monsters, Robots & Spiders – 9am – noon – Drawing is an adventure. In this workshop campers will sketch monsters, robots and spiders using pencils, paint and markers. Dress in old clothes. All materials provided. Cost $10. Limit 15 children
Pre-register by calling 336-593-8159

All Hanging Rock State Park Art Classes are taught by Janis Henderson-Hunsucker. Mrs. Henderson-Hunsucker teaches at North Stokes High School. Janis has her BFA and MFA in studio art and has been a public school teacher for the last 16 years.

Anyone with disability(ies) who needs an accommodation to participate at any Stokes County Arts Council program is requested to inform us 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of the event or program.