Adams County Arts Council – Supporting the arts in Adams County, PA

Summer camps are proudly sponsored by:

SUMMER CAMPS

Camps end with a party where you will see what your child has created.  Party and performance at end of each camp week!

PRE-SCHOOL

Fruits, Veggies, & Sweets, Oh My!

June 18-22

11-1p.m.

Ages 4-5

This camp is designed to stimulate all of your preschooler’s senses. They will learn their way around the kitchen while learning new no-bake recipes. Roll, smash, feel, and taste your treats.

Melinda M. Gorog

$100 ($110 non-members)

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Let’s Make Music!

June 18-22 and/or July 23-27

9:30-11a.m.

Ages 4-5

During this exciting week, students will learn and sing new songs, dance, and play musical games. Activities will introduce musical concepts like beat, rhythm, pitch, melody, and dynamics.

Lisa Cadigan

$75 ($82 non-members)

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Ballerinas & Bears

June 25-29 and/or July 30-August 3

9:30-11:30a.m.

Ages 3-5

Beginner ballerinas and dancers learn ballet basics and movement, wear their favorite costumes, and have a dancing teddy bear party. (Each week has its own music and dance routine.)

Elizabeth Spicer & Abbi Lowman

$85 ($90 non-members)

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FIBER ARTS

Sewing is Fun!

July 16-20

9-Noon

Grades 4-6

A beginners’ class where students learn how to use the sewing machine and practice basic hand stitches. Projects will include a computer sleeve, pillow, and tote bag. Sewing machines and fabrics are provided.

***NOTE: THE CLASS DATE HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE ORIGINAL JUNE 11-15 SCHEDULE***

Linda Fauth

$145 ($155 non-members)

(Limited to 6)

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Let’s Sew! Level 1½

July 16-20

1-4p.m.

Grades 5-7, limited to 6

For students with a little experience who want to have more fun with sewing. We will focus on stitching and increase your skill level with projects like a quilt square pillow, more elaborate tote bag, locker caddy, and apron.

***NOTE: THE CLASS DATE HAS BEEN MOVED FROM THE ORIGINAL JUNE 11-15 SCHEDULE***

Linda Fauth

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Basketry for Kids

June 18-22

1-4p.m.

Ages 9-12

Students construct unique and colorful basket designs, use traditional basket making materials as well as ordinary household items and recycled materials. Learn the history of basket making from all around the world.

Melissa Jackson

$145 ($155 non-members)

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VISUAL ARTS

Family art show reception at the end of camp week party!

Paint a Sparkle Fish & More

June 18-22

1:30-3:30p.m.

Ages 5-7

Surf’s up! Paint fish in the big blue sea and add a little sand and sparkle to your theme. You will discover how to paint foreground and background while painting simple perspectives of your favorite beach and water creatures.

Lori Nelson

$95 ($105 non-members)

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Cartooning Camp

June 18-22

1-3p.m.

Ages 10-14

Storytelling a day in your life and create an eight-page comic book, let’s draw based on shapes learn tips and methods along with graphic storytelling.  Learn how to get your story across and get better at drawing at the same time.

John Kovaleski

$110 ($120 non-members)

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Arts-a-Palooza Gone Funky

June 25-29

9-Noon and/or 1-4p.m.

Ages 7-10

Spend a week dripping paint (on a canvas), learn batik, working with watercolor, printing with paper, making a book and more. Learn about modern art using a variety of media like paint, ink, clay, pencil, and pen.

Lori Nelson

$145 ($155 non-members)

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2D Art and Design

June 25-29

1-4p.m.

Ages 8-11

Learn about and create art inspired by the masters to the modern age. Explore 2D art and design printmaking using a variety of medium and techniques. Learn about color blending, brush techniques, and composition too.

Melissa Jackson

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Art of Jewelry Making

July 9-13

9-Noon

Grades 6-8

Discover the world of jewelry design and history of beads. Learn techniques in jewelry construction and design while creating fabulous pieces inspired by artists from around the world.

Susan Henry

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Be a Jedi Camp

July 9-13

9-Noon

Ages 8-10

May the arts be with you, Jedi Knights! Design and draw your own Jedi characters, create a mask and light saber, and work with fun materials like papier mache and metallic markers. Wear your art for the camp party!

Stanley Gilmore

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Fashion Design & Drawing

July 16-20

1-4p.m.

Ages 11-14

Hey, fashionista, draw like a fashion designer using different themes and prompts for inspiration and new drawing techniques. Learn about shading, lighting, and costume history too.

Kim Robinson

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Create a Super Hero Comic Book

July 23-27

9-Noon

Ages 10-13

Quick, Robin, to the Bat Cave! Create your own superhero comic book! Script your story and develop unique panels to support your storyline. Design your hero and villain costumes and decide how they acquired their superpowers.

Stanley Gilmore

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Perspective Drawing Camp

July 30-August 3

1-4p.m.

Ages 11-14

Learn how to draw three-dimensional images on paper using one, two, and three-point perspective as well as aerial. Discover the types of perspective in art and how to draw realistic looking objects and landscapes.

Cookie Shaw

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Sketchbook Journaling

August 6-10

9-Noon

Ages 10-13

Observe and record the world. This unique camp combines drawing and writing to create expressive journal pages with a visual story on everyone. You will work with various media and venture outdoors to create Gettysburg sketches.

Lisa Chu

$145 ($155 non-members)

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The Wonder of Colored Pencil

August 6-10

9-Noon

Ages 13-17

Learn to take your drawing skills and expand them in color! This course will go over the basics of colored pencil and help you create beautiful pieces through learning proper techniques, skills, and developing strong compositions.

Stanley Gilmore

$145 ($155 non-members)

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3D Sculpture/Printer Lab

Tuesdays, June 12-26

9-Noon

Ages 12-15

You will build a 3D Printer, learn how to program it, design and print a sculpture. Learn to interface the printer, software, and computer and develop your inner sculptor. Bring your own computer if possible (but not required). The printer is yours to keep!

Bert Danielson

$225 ($250 non-members)

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Fun Behind the Lens Photo Camp!

August 6-10

1-4p.m.

Ages 11-15

Say cheese! Learn how to take great photos, experiment with composition, and expand your camera’s boundaries by using still subjects and class members as models. Camera in hand, you will take a walking field trip too.

Bert Danielson

$145 ($155 non-members)

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MUSIC & PERFORMANCE

Sing Together: Youth Choir Camp

June 11-15

9-Noon

Level 1: grade 3-6, Level 2: grade 7-9

Love to sing? Develop your voice and learn the basics of how to read music. Bring to life an exciting selection of songs you will perform at week’s end. All levels welcome, no experience necessary.

Brent Talbot & Matt Carlson

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Beginner Guitar Camp

June 25-29

1-4p.m.

Ages 7-13

Play simple notes and chords in a group setting and discover solid guitar technique and rhythm as you work on popular rock music. Begin to read music too! You will be a rock star by the end of camp concert.

Mark Wesling

$140 ($150 non-members) (limited guitars available.  Please contact the office to reserve.  You are also welcome to bring your own acoustic guiter.)

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Afternoon Music Jam

July 23-27

1-3:30p.m.

Ages 9-11

No instrumental experience necessary, but if you play an instrument, bring it along! We will learn new songs, skills, and games, and create arrangements with our voices and instruments provided by the instructor and the group. We will also make some of our own instruments to take home.

Lisa Cadigan

$115 ($125 non-members)

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CULINARY

Family food celebration at the end of each camp week!

Putting it All Together: Cooking Camp

June 11-15

9:30-11:30a.m.

Ages 5-7

Learn to prep in the kitchen, read recipes, and “put it all together” as you make delicious, healthy food in a supervised kitchen. Dive into new treats and some tried and true recipes as you discover how tasty and fun it is to eat what you make.

J’Amy Graham Thomas

$120 ($130 non-members)

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Global Culinary Adventure

July 9-13 and/or August 13-17

9:30-Noon

Ages 8-11

Discover cuisine’s around the world and learn basic cooking techniques to enhance your recipes and results. You will sample chicken kebabs from the Middle East, South American arepa sandwiches, and cannoli from Europe to name a few. Prepare and share with parents/family.

Subarna Sijapati

$155 ($165 non-members)

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Sweet Treat Candy Making

July 16-20

9-11:30a.m.

Ages 5-8

Bake and decorate desserts and design your very own candy bar and wrapper. Learn about proper techniques of candy making in a controlled environment. Enjoy for yourself or give away to your family and friends.

Lori Nelson

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Sweet Treat Baking from Scratch

July 16-20

1-4p.m.

Ages 9- 14

Bake and decorate desserts and edible treats uniquely yours using a theme that you select. Create spectacular effects by rolling, cutting, and imprinting designs on fondant, candy clay, and more. Work with cakes, icings, and chocolate.

Lori Nelson

$150 ($160 non-members)

Registration closed.  The July 16-20 class is FULL.  Another session has been added for August 13-17, 1-4p.m.  If interested, please call 717-334-5006.

Kitchen 101

July 23-27

10-12:30p.m.

Ages 8-10

Develop confidence and your inner chef in the kitchen as you learn to prepare fresh food and veggies and put a new spin on your favorite go-to dishes. Add flavor and zest to classics such as chicken quesadilla and try new dishes too.

J’Amy Graham Thomas

$155 ($165 non-members)

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Fun with Food

July 30-August 3

9:30-11:30a.m.

Ages 5-7

Make kid-friendly, delicious foods with Chef Subarna. Each day you will learn to make a type of meal such as breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. On the last day, campers will make their favorite food for parents/family to enjoy together.

Subarna Sijapati

$120 ($130 non-members)

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Summer Fun with Food/Cooking

July 30 – August 3

1-4p.m.

Ages 11-14

Enjoy preparing and eating fresh food as you learn skills and techniques that will last a lifetime. It’s time to shine in the kitchen as you spend the week baking, cooking, cutting, measuring and more

***SUMMER FUN WITH FOOD HAS BEEN MOVED FROM AUG 6-10 TO JULY 30- AUG 3.***

J’Amy Graham Thomas

$165 ($175 non-members)

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CLAY

Mugs and Jugs

June 11-15

1-4p.m.

Ages 9-12

On the wheel or by hand! Create the form and add eyes, a nose, a mouth, ears, and hair to create truly unique mugs for your home.

Erica Werntz

$150 ($160 non-members)

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Pots for Tots!

June 18-22

9-11a.m.

Ages 6-8

Young potters learn beginning hand-building techniques using stoneware clay. Creativity runs wild as your child hand-builds pots, creature (real or imagined), and more using slab, pinch, and coil techniques.

Jack Handshaw

$140 ($150 non-members)

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Dirty Hands Pottery

July 9-13

9-11:30a.m.

Ages 8-10

Here’s your chance to get dirty with clay as you learn to hand-build all kinds of animals and their dwellings-from creepy critters to the king of the jungle. Create a sun mask, a bird bowl, and more in this adventurous camp.

Jack Handshaw

$145 ($155 non-members)

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Japanese Teapot

July 16-20

1-4p.m.

Ages 12 and up

Create a Japanese teapot and set of cups and start your own tea drinking tradition. You will design and sketch out your teapot then create and embellish it to add a unique look. Anyone for tea at the camp party?

**The last class session on Friday, July 20 will take place from 9a.m.-Noon**

Cookie Shaw

$150 ($160 non-members)

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Monsters & Minions

July 23-27

1-4p.m.

Ages 7-10

Use your imagination to make monsters, minions, dragons, or anything else from clay that you can dream of. Is your monster scaly? Muscular? Learn sculpture making skills, hand building techniques, and have fun.

Erica Werntz

$150 ($160 non-members)

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Throw a Pot!

July 30-August 3 OR August 13-17

9-Noon

Ages 11-14

Learn to “throw” pottery on the potter’s wheel! Mr. Jack will teach you how to create mugs, small bowls, and pots while working at your own pace. Choose cool glaze colors to finish your pieces. Lots of personal attention.

Jack Handshaw

$160 ($170 non-members) (limited to 6)

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JULY 30-Aug3 IS FULL

Clay Fun: All Spaced Out!

August 13-17

9-Noon

Ages 6-9

Spend the week sculpting outer space masterpieces. Journey through the galaxy and make an alien spaceship and even your own planet with a variety of clays. Stoneware, polymer, home-made foam, and paper clay will make your pieces come to life and you’ll feel like you have spent the week in space.

Lori Nelson

$150 ($160 non-members)

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