Summer Camp | Creative Arts

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Ice Cream Painting on Canvas
[Ages: 6+]          Class ID: 4352
You scream. I scream. We all scream for ice cream! Let’s get painting! Join IVCC instructor Lucy Schmidt to create a canvas painting of everyone’s favorite summer time treat! We will be using acrylic paint. Your finished canvas will be 11” x 14” and ready for display! We will even enjoy an icy cold treat at the end of class! Please bring: a snack, bottle of water and paint smock or shirt. An afternoon session of this class may also be added.
[1 week-1 session]
Tue                  Jun 14           10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: CTC-123 Lucy Schmidt  $35

S’more Camp, Please!
[Ages: 5-7]          Class ID: 4377
Nurture your child's sense of wonder and curiosity with activities that help them connect to nature! Give your 'super sleuth' a chance to uncover the wonders of the natural world through play, exploration, games and crafts! We will participate in a nature hunt, story time, marshmallow painting and even make s’mores from a DIY camping oven! Campers should bring a sack lunch that does not need to be refrigerated. [1 week-1 session]
Tue                        Jun 21               10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Room: CTC-215       Jyllian Ossola     $49

Make a Splash! Mermaid Magic Painting Class
[Ages: 9+]           Class ID: 4353
We will make a splash with this imaginative painting! This painting class is designed just for kids and includes an 11” x 14” canvas and all art supplies. Join IVCC instructor Lucy Schmidt to create this multi-media piece using acrylic paint, gems and sequins. Your finished canvas will be 11” X 14” and ready for display! Please bring: a snack, bottle of water and paint smock or shirt. An afternoon session of this class may also be added. [1 week-1 session]
Wed                     Jun 22            10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: CTC-123      Lucy Schmidt  $35

Pixels & Painting | Art for Gamers
[Ages: 8+]           Class ID: 4373
Young artists can take their passion for art and video games to the next level as they create unique masterpieces that imitate the design of characters from their favorite games. Start the morning with creating an acrylic painting of the popular Squirtle character from Pokemon. Later we will turn our students into Minecraft characters while creating a pixel art Minecraft Selfie. Please bring: a snack, bottle of water and paint smock or shirt.
[1 week-1 session]
Thu                       Jun 23                  9-11:30 a.m.
Room: CTC-123      Vanessa Goslin      $35

CAD 4 Kids | 3D Printing
[Ages: 9-12]           Class ID: 4366
Experience the digital design world and bring your ideas to life! Join us for this hands-on computer aided design (CAD) class where students will be introduced to professional-level modeling software that will allow them to create all types of unique designs and projects. Students will then be given a final project that they will have the opportunity to print, using IVCC’s state of the art 3D printer!
[1 week-4 sessions]
Mon-Thu               Jun 27-30        1-4 p.m.
Room: CTC-119      Mary Smith      $89

Paint & Draw | Mythical Creatures
[Ages: 8+]           Class ID: 4374
Let your imagination carry you away! We will explore the wonderful & exciting world of mythical creatures! We will use a variety of different mediums including watercolor paint and oil pastels to create a painting of a reptilian dragon eye. You will also put your drawing skills to work as we create cartoon unicorn characters. Happy unicorn? Magical unicorn? Angry unicorn? It’s up to you to decide! Please bring: a snack, bottle of water and paint smock or shirt. [1 week-1 session]
Mon                      Jun 27                  9-11:30 a.m.
Room: CTC-123      Vanessa Goslin      $35

Safari Sloth on Canvas
[Ages: 6+]           Class ID: 4354
Everyone loves the sleepy sloth! Paint class is designed just for kids and includes an 11” x 14” canvas and all art supplies. Join IVCC instructor Lucy Schmidt to create a canvas painting of everyone’s favorite tropical creature! We will be using acrylic paint. Your finished canvas will be 11” X 14” and ready for display! Please bring: a snack, bottle of water and paint smock or shirt. [1 week-1 session]
Tue                       Jul 12                 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: CTC-123      Lucy Schmidt      $35

Fire it Up! Get Creative with Clay
[Ages: 8-11]           Class ID: 4393
Learn about the world of clay. We will explore texture, shape and color to create and paint hand-built clay sculptures. Students can create bowls, mugs, animal sculptures and more! Students will also get the chance to learn about the science and history of clay and ceramic firing as well as see a pottery wheel demonstration. No experience needed. You will create and underglaze your finished piece. We will kiln fire and clear glaze the finished pieces, and they will be ready for pick up approximately one month after our class. [1 week-1 session]
Wed                 Jul 13                            10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: B-101      Cassandra Schifano      $65

Ahoy! Ye Mermaids & Pirates 
[Ages: 5-7]     Class ID: 4378
Nurture your child's sense of wonder and curiosity with activities that help them connect with their imagination! We'll learn how to talk, play games and hunt for treasure like a pirate. Participate in a fizzing treasure science experiment, craft time and story time. Campers should bring a sack lunch that does not need to be refrigerated.
[1 week-1 session] 
Thu                   Jul 14                  10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Room: B-216      Jyllian Ossola      $49

"Sweet as Can Bee" Gnome Painting
[Ages: 9+]           Class ID: 4355
What’s the buzz all about? Join IVCC instructor Lucy Schmidt to create an acrylic painting of a summer gnome. We will be adding silk flowers and bumblebees to the finished canvas to create a 3D multi-media effect. Your finished canvas will be 16” x 20” and ready for display! Please bring: a snack, bottle of water and paint smock or shirt.
Wed                     Jul 20                 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: CTC-123      Lucy Schmidt      $35

Camp Kindness 
[Ages: 8+]           Class ID: 4391
We are excited to announce Camp Kindness for 2022! Camp Kindness is a fun and interactive place for children to learn about kindness, compassion and the feelings of others -people and pets! Our time will be filled with activities to build spirit with a focus on community building, and perhaps a mystery guest or two. Each day we will include a service project that will be donated to local non-profit organizations such as making tug toys for shelter dogs and lap blankets for seniors. Participate in character building activities, team building, awareness and problem solving. Together, we will brainstorm ways we can make a difference and practice acts of kindness in our communities.
[1 week-3 sessions]
Tue-Thu             Jul 26-28            9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Room: B-216      Jyllian Ossola      $69