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2014 Summer Camp information

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2014 KIDS SUMMER CAMPS brochure.

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Please call 507-732-7616 to register,
or download the registration form to mail.
Online registration is not available at this time

Register by April 21st, ask for a $15 discount per camp and you'll get one!

Click here for the fine print about cancellations and refunds.

click here to download a camp registration form

Grades refer to the 2014/2015 School Year

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Various dates: Pottery Wheel Camps: Let the Mud Fly!

June 16-20: Messy Munchkins: Hands-On for the Little People! Ages 3-6

June 16-20: Nature Lover's Camp: Make what you find out-of-doors!

June 16-20: Art of Performance Magic: Learn Magic Illusions the Pros Use!

June 23-27: All the World's a Stage: Shakespeare Improv Theater

June 23-27: Comic Book Camp: Make Your Own!

June 30-Jul 3: Gurgle Madness: Create an Indoor Clay water fountain!

July 7 - 11: Make Your Pen Mightier: Creative Writing Camp

July 7-11: Movie Mania: Make Your Own Movie Trailer!

July 14-18: Robotics: Engineer a Robot with Legos®!

July 14-18: Drawing FUN!damentals: Sketches BecomeTreasures

July 21 - 25: Run with Scissors: Sew, Knit, String Art and Tape!

July 28 - Aug 1: Musical Theater: School House Rock Live!

July 28 - Aug 1: Mixed-Up Media: Explore Creations with Crazy Materials

July 28 - Aug 1: Sculpting in Clay: Curls, Slabs, Swirls and Coils in Clay

August 11-15: 3D 4 5Days: Polymer Clay, Plaster, Wood & Glass Projects

August 11-15: Inspiration Everywhere: Painting What You "Find"

 






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Pottery Wheel Camps
Learn to Throw!

Five Day session for grades 4-12: $158

Wheel camps run from Tuesday through Monday. Kids get the weekend off while the kiln is firing, and return on Monday to glaze their work.

Kids should wear mud-friendly clothes and shoes to this camp, and,
please bring an old towel every day for your lap.

Session #1
Tues-Mon, June 17-June 23; 10am-12:30pm.

(Combine with Performance Magic for an all-day camp! 4th and 5th graders can take Nature Lovers in the afternoon. Supervised lunch break.)

Session #2
Tues-Mon, June 24-30; 10am-12:30pm.

(Combine with Comic Books for an all-day Camp!)

Session #3
Tues-Mon, July 8-14; 10am-12:30pm.

(Combine with Movie Mania for an all-day Camp! Supervised lunch break.)
(Grades 4 and 5 can combine with Creative Writing for an all day camp.)


Session #4
Tues-Mon, July 15-21; 10am-12:30pm.

(Grades 4-7 can take Robotics in the afternoon; grades 5-12 can combine with Drawing FUN!damentals. Supervised lunch break.)

Let the mud fly. Experience a real clay studio! Learn how to wedge clay, center and form shapes on the pottery wheel, trim and finish your work with colorful glazes and carving.

Each 5-day camp runs Tuesday-Monday so work can be fired in the kiln over the weekend. The bisque-fired pieces are then glazed on Monday. (Glazing made be made up on another day, if necessary.) Take one camp or more! Returning campers can take any session and receive instruction on more advanced projects and techniques.

Instructors:
Katie Smither says ceramics is the art form that has most allowed her to explore her thoughts in a more tactile way and to express her creativity in a challenging and rewarding way. Trained at the Berea College Ceramic Production Studio, she maintains a studio in Rochester.

Tracy Calmes has enjoyed developing her ceramics skills ever since she took a class 12 years ago. She is a member of the Clay Studio at Crossings and teaches pottery wheel and handbuilding techniques to adults and children.

 

 



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Preschool Camp
Messy Munchkins!
Five day session for ages 3-6: $138
Monday-Friday, June 16-20; 10am-noon.
Show and Tell on Friday, 11:30am!

Children can use all of their senses during this 2-hour, hands-on experience.

Creative puppets, bubble wrap hopscotch, hand-built instruments, finger painting, clay sculptures, music, songs, stories, LOTS of movement, and snacks in a safe, nurturing environment. The variety of daily, hands-on activities will spur the children's curiosity and expand their sense of wonder through the exploration of many different materials and interactive activities. Parents and guardians are welcome to stay and join the fun! Children will put on a show-n-tell the last half-hour of camp.

Instructor Merribeth Schrimpf is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Art and Design Education for grades K-12. She has designed and taught many art classes to students in elementary, middle, and high school, as well as worked in the Eau Claire area schools mentoring high school students. This will be her second year teaching art camps at Crossings.

 




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Nature Lovers
Mud, Paint, Wood and Stuff Found Outside!

Five day session: $138
Monday-Friday, June 16-20.
Grades 2-5: 10am-Noon.
(Grades 4 & 5 can combine with Performance Magic for an all-day camp! Supervised lunch break.)

Work with a variety of mediums including mud, paint, wood and items we collect from an out-of-doors scavenger hunt!

Campers will construct and decorate homes for their feathered friends and prepare for a starry night by turning luminescent materials into a masterpiece to show off in the dark! Make paper and use it for fun crafts! The week concludes with crafting delicious cupcakes and other fun food into our favorite creatures.

Renee Reinardy has instructed many classes for adults and children including flower arranging, wreath making, ceramics, painting, ornament making, decoupage and paper crafting.

 


 



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Art of Performance Magic
Learn Magic Tricks and Illusions Like the Pros

Five day session: $138
Monday-Friday, June 16-20.
Grades 4-12: 1-3:30pm.

(Combine with Pottery Wheel #1; Grades 4 & 5 can take Nature Lovers for an all-day camp! Supervised lunch break.)

Greg Chalmers
Have you ever seen a magician perform magic and wonder, how they do that? Come learn the skills it takes to become a magician as we study one of the most mysterious performing arts in the world. Learn how to turn magic tricks into magical experiences. Our magicians-in-training will gain presentation skills that will last a lifetime. This camp will enable you to get up and perform magic for a real audience. Campers will put on a magic show the last day of camp.

Greg Chalmers is an award winning magician and clown; voted the 2010 America's Funniest Magician. He brings fun, experience, and professional training to the classes he teaches. Greg is a professionally trained performer in the fields of magic, clowning, and balloon tying. . For the past three years he has taught performance arts at the Fellowship of Christian Magician International Convention's Kids Program.

 

 




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All The World's A Stage:
Shakespeare Improv with Sylvia Langworthy

Five day session: $158
Monday-Friday, June 23-27.
Grades 3-12: 9:30am-3:30pm.

Performance for friends and family - Friday, June 27, 3pm!

Come “dance” with The Bard – the man whose work is still relevant 500 years after writing – William Shakespeare! Adventure, discovery and creativity join to help us grow in understanding of one another and the world we live in through theater. Explore Shakespeare and his writing through character study, relationship, movement, and improvisation. Campers will be introduced to storytelling skills through improvisation. Mornings will be spent on techniques of performance and the creative process. Work on a theme or scene will be take place in the afternoon rehearsal period.

Sylvia Langworthy has been privileged to work in this art form through many years. Puppetry, community theater, high school productions, 23 years of Renaissance Festival performances and the Masque Youth Theatre and School have all contributed to the coming together of skills and attributes necessary to the development of this creative art.

 

 

 

Comic Books
Make Your Own!


Five day session: $138
Monday-Friday, June 23-27.
Grades 6-12: 9:30am-noon.
(Combine with Pottery Wheel #2 for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch break.)
Grades 3-5: 1-3:30pm

Step into a universe of your own creation – make a comic book!

Learn to draw your favorite comic book characters, from superheroes to funny animals, or draw on your own imagination to make up something else completely.

Are you the kid who’s always drawing Vikings from outer space, or sharks with lasers shooting out of their mouths? Do you want to take this stuff to the next level by learning how to make your own comics? Haven't you always wanted to take a class where you're supposed to doodle in your notebook? We’ve got the camp for you! You’ll learn how to take those crazy ideas and put them to work making your own comics! In this course we will cover a variety of techniques used by professional comic book makers and graphic novelists in order to bring the world of your imagination to life. You’ll learn the craft of dynamic figure drawing, how to design characters, and how to plan stories, and will develop the skills needed to produce your own comic adventures.

This camp is an excellent introduction into Graphic Design techniques.

Instructor Daniel Bruins began making comics about giant robots in school notebooks back in sixth grade. Now, nine years later, he is pursuing a career in visual communication, which includes comics, illustration, graphic design, and animation. He has worked on graphic communications for a number of nonprofits, including logo designs for a Virginia Senate political caucus, a comic book for the Humane Society of North East Iowa, and has previously taught a comic-making class at the ArtHaus in Decorah, IA. Dan is a current student at Luther College.

 



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Gurgle Madness:
Make Your Own Indoor Clay Water Fountain!
Five day session for Grades 5-12: $148. All supplies are included.
Monday-Thursday, June 30-July 3; 9:30am-Noon.
Return for glazing on Monday, July 14, 1-3:30pm.

Kids should wear mud-friendly clothes and shoes to this camp, and,
please bring an old towel every day for your lap.

Create your own indoor tabletop clay water fountain!

Campers will have plenty of time to play with clay – rolling, pinching, stamping, glazing – and will finish a beautiful fountain of their own design to keep in their room, where it will gurgle them to sleep at night. Will your fountain feature Chinese mountains or be home to frogs and bunnies? Past campers have shaped dolphins leaping on ocean waves, pretty garden flowers, even tomato plants! It’s all up to you!

Returning instructor Maria Poliszuk has been teaching art and engineering in the home school setting for seven years and is a member of Crossings Clay Studio.

 

 

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Creative Writing:
Make Your Pen Mightier

Five day session: $138
Monday-Friday, July 7-11.
Grades 6-12: 9:30am-Noon.
(Combine with Movie Mania for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch.)
Grades 3-5: 1-3:30pm.
(Combine with Movie Mania for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch.
4th Grade and up can combine with Pottery Wheel #3 for a full day of camp.)

Under the guiding principle of “show, don't tell,” learn to focus your creative energies and bring your wildest ideas to life on the page! Start the week writing short “flash fiction”, playing around with fun prompts, and thinking about what makes your favorite books so great. Spend the latter half of the week writing and revising a longer story. Take a look at the many aspects of strong story crafting, including character development, world-building, plot advancement, and attention to detail.

Participate in peer editing and critiquing your fellow campers’ work and come away with a stronger sense of how powerful words can be! Take home a small portfolio of your best writing from the week. Campers will be free to tell their stories in a format of their choice and can even work on their scripts for the Movie Magic Camp. Campers should bring a reading selection from their favorite book for analysis.

Bryan Lund is a freelance writer from Rochester, MN. He graduated from Knox College in 2009 with a degree in Creative Writing and Political Science. After college, he ski bummed on Mount Hood for a few years, then returned to Rochester, where he lives and writes now. He spends his days writing everything from fiction to business news and tutors ESL students in the evenings. His favorite books are “For Whom the Bell Tolls” by Ernest Hemingway, “Dune” by Frank Herbert, “Henry V” by Shakespeare, and “Tom Sawyer” by Mark Twain.

 

 


 




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Movie Mania
Make Your Own Movie Trailer

Five day session: $158
Monday-Friday, July 7-11.
Grades 3-5: 9:30am-Noon.
(Combine with Creative Writing for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch.)
Grades 6-12: 1-3:30pm.
(Combine with Creative Writing or Pottery Wheel #3 for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch.)

Find out what goes into producing a movie! Campers will come up with a movie idea, write dialogue, shoot scenes, edit the video and do voice over and background music to produce a movie trailer. Learn these basic techniques and maybe one day you’ll be the next big Hollywood hotshot!

Campers are encouraged to bring their own video cameras and tripods but equipment and software will also be provided, if needed. Also, remember to bring a notebook, a pen and your imagination. Experience the magic of writing, directing, and starring in movies!

Michael Uss

Michael Uss has worked in the media business for over a decade.  He spends time behind the camera, but also produces and directs while in the field. Michael (aka: Mickey) joined Ron Schara Productions full-time in 2009 as a shooter/editor and has done work on nearly every Ron Schara Production during this time. In addition Mickey had a feature presentation entry in the Duluth Film Festival in 2012 that gained significant local notoriety.

 

Michael Brafford is a graduate of the University of Iowa and is an alumnus of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. He trained at the International Stunt School in Seattle and has eight years stage combat experience with the Society of American Fight Directors. He moved to the Twin Cities in the summer of 2008 and immersed himself in the theatre scene and local film industry. He has performed onstage and on camera and has enjoyed participating the TC 48 Hour Film Festival. Michael loves every aspect of theatre and hopes to inspire others with his passion for performing, directing and producing. Theatre Credits include Chanhassen Dinner Theatres: Footloose, All Shook up, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Oklahoma, Swing!; Commedia Beauregard: A Klingon Christmas Carol) Film Credits include The Wedding Dress, Case 322, The Cabin.

Instructor Ahren Locke has worked as a cameraman, a graphic artist, a technical director, and a director. In 2007 Ahren moved to Minneapolis and started his own production company with a colleague. He currently produces, directs, shoots, edits, and creates graphics for a variety of instructional and commemorative films.

 

 

 

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Robotics:
Engineer a Robot with Legos®!


Five day session: $138
Monday-Friday, July 14-18.
Grades 8-12: 9:30-Noon.
(Combine with Drawing FUN!damentals for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)
Grades 4-7: 1-3:30pm.
(Combine with Drawing FUN!damentals or Pottery Wheel #4 for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)

Design, Build, Program and let it go!  In this hands-on class you will help to design and build a working robot! We will use LEGO® Mindstorm® robotics kits to explore the world of science and engineering! Build a vehicle that follows a line, create an arm that can pick up and sort balls, or use your imagination to invent a product that could revolutionize the world!

No experience with robots? No problem! Camps for both age groups will start from the very beginning and walk campers through the process of creating a robot! We will use basic drag and drop graphical programming so there is no need to know programming languages either!

Tim Smith is an IT specialist and High School Robotics Coach for Groves Academy in St. Louis Park, MN.

 

 

 

Drawing FUN!damentals:
From Sketches to Treasures!


Five day session: $138
Monday-Friday, July 14-18.
Grades 2-4: 9:30am-Noon.
(Grade 4 can combine with Robotics for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)
Grades 5-12: 1-3:30pm.
(Combine with Robotics or Pottery Wheel #4 for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)

Do you love to draw? Do you love to doodle? Do you find yourself filling up pages and pages with your own drawing but would love to learn how to turn those sketches into something to treasure? Combine your love of drawing, doodling, sketching, and scribbling (whatever you like to call it!) with drawing techniques that will help you produce beautiful, one-of-a-kind works of art.

Campers will explore, experiment and have a ton of fun with pattern-making, super-magnified drawing, and upside down drawing as well as learn traditional drawing techniques like perspective and foreshortening. For those who simply love to pick up a pencil and draw whatever enters the mind!

Merribeth Schrimpf is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Art and Design Education for grades K-12. She has designed and taught many art classes to students in elementary, middle, and high school, as well as worked in the Eau Claire area schools mentoring high school students. This will be her second year teaching art camps here at Crossings.

 


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Textile Camp
Run with Scissors!


5 day session for grades 3-12:
$238
Monday-Friday, July 21-25, 9am-3pm.

Kids should bring a sack lunch with them for this all-day camp!
Join us for show and tell on the last day of camp at 2pm

Create your own art to wear and carry!
4 amazing instructors!
Suitable for girls AND boys.
Every day is broken into 3 different classes,
each with new projects.

Hand and Machine Sewing with Tracy Van Voorst

New campers learn how to measure, cut with scissors and rotary cutter, and use a sewing machine to make drawstring pants! Returning campers will make something to wear or something for their room OR have the option of bringing their own project. Materials, trims and supplies provided! It’s all about personalized creations!

All campers will have access to a machine, and will also try sergers, rotary cutters, pressing aids and other sewing tools. We’ll use fancy machine stitching, serging and complex cutting.

Instructor Tracy Van Voorst has a B.A. in Theatre Design and is the Costumer for Winona State University. She has worked as a Costume Designer for The Rochester Civic Theatre, The John Hassler Theatre, and The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre. She has been sewing/designing for 20 years and is excited to share her knowledge and experiences.

Knitting with Jennifer Georgieff

Learn the fundamentals of knitting including the knit and purl stitch as well as how to begin and the tricks to fine finishing techniques. Then, go on to create a useful and fun project! Campers will alsoexperiment with different forms of knitting including finger and arm knitting. More advanced students are encouraged to bring a project they would like to knit and their preferred materials, as they will have access to help and encouragement from the instructor.

Jennifer Georgieff learned the joys of crafting at an early age and learned to knit at 10 years old and has since turned her hobby into much more. A graduate of Winona State University, Jennifer now works in Winona at Yarnology, a local yarn store where she teaches classes and helps people of all ages with their knitting.

Duck Tape® Unstuck! with Lana Sjoberg

Learn the art of creating with Duck Tape®. Not your grandpa’s gray.... but rainbow shades of blue, green, purple, red, orange and yellow!

Learn to create Duck Tape  fabric that can be used to make bags, pouches, and wallets. Or recycle your old shoes or notebooks into works of art for next school year.

This class is set up like a studio where you are shown many possibilities and given instruction, helpful hints, tools and lots of Duck Tape – but it is your imagination that gets unstuck!

Instructor Lana Sjoberg has a B.S. in Costume Design from the University of Minnesota and has been a hat designer for the past 22 years. Lana has taught Summer Art Camp in Hudson for 10+ years. She volunteers with Jr. Achievement, The Hudson Hot Air Affair and leads  Family Day Activities at The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson. This is her second year teaching at Crossings.

String Art with Merribeth Schrimpf

String yourself along to make an object, an animal, your name or an amazing geometric design! We’ll strategically place small nails, then wrap brightly colored strings in patterns that become intricate. Our background is black velvet so your designs will really POP!

Merribeth Schrimpf is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire with a degree in Art and Design Education for grades K-12. She has designed and taught many art classes to students in elementary, middle, and high school, as well as worked in the Eau Claire area schools mentoring high school students. This will be her second year teaching art camps here at Crossings.

 





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Musical Theater Camp
School House Rock Live!

9-day session for Grades 4-12: $248
Monday, July 28 through Wednesday, August 6, 9am-3:30pm;
Thursday, August 7, 12:30-8pm.
We'll rehearse and break for pizza;
Performance for friends and family on Thursday, August 7 at 7pm on stage at the State Theatre in Zumbrota, next door to Crossings.

Kids should bring a sack lunch with them for this all-day camp.

Come be part of the cast in this rollicking take on those fabulous ditties that taught children of the 1970s how a bill becomes a law and conjunctions function. SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK LIVE! is a stage adaptation of the animated television series that debuted in 1973.

 

Campers will learn acting skills, movement, dance, and music as they work on a "fraction" of this Emmy Award-winning pop culture sensation. The public will be invited to see your performance at the State Theatre on the last day of camp.

Actors will learn, rehearse and perform musical selections from School House Rock Live. Campers will be directed in all facets of putting on a musical.

No acting experience necessary.
Singing voice NOT required!

Daved Driscoll, BA, MFA, is the founder of Words Players Theater, a local theater troupe. He has taught and/or directed theatre, music, literature and philosophy in high schools and colleges since 1984 and has directed over 50 plays. Additional actors from the theatre company will also provide instruction.

 


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Sculpting in Clay:
Handbuilding Clay Projects!

Five day session for Grades 1-5: $138. All supplies are included.
Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1; 12:30-3pm.
(Combine with Mixed-Up Media for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch.)

Learn how to form curls, slabs, swirls and coils in clay, and to build them all into FUN forms: some FUNctional, some FUNky decorative pieces!

After learning the basics, we'll push on to more sculptural forms. Using the same hand building techniques and ‘slip’ we'll combine pieces to build 3D objects. So what kinds of things can you sculpt out of clay? Anything your imagination might dream up!

Turtles? Amazing human forms like faces and hands? Landscapes? Vessels? Natural objects make great textures to be incorporated and we'll also learn how to use the extruder for cool forms!

Returning instructor Maria Poliszuk has been teaching art and engineering in the home school setting for seven years and is a member of Crossings Clay Studio.

 

 

 

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Mixed-Up Media
Go Beyond Everyday Exploring

Five day session for grades 1-5: $138

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1; 9:30-Noon.
(Combine with Sculpting in Clay for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch.)

Go beyond everyday painting to explore creations with crazy materials like beads, clay, aluminum foil and other surprises!

Paint and paper will be among our materials, but so will cement and mat board. Create a beautiful stepping stone you can actually put outdoors, and collages on mat boards with all kinds of interesting things. See how aluminum foil can be wickedly cool art, not just a wrapping for leftovers! Bring your big imagination to this camp and expect to take it to new heights.

Renee Reinardy has instructed many classes for adults and children including flower arranging, wreath making, ceramics, painting, ornament making, decoupage and paper crafting.

 


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3D 4 5Days:
Polymer Clay, Plaster, Wood & Glass Projects!

Five day session: $148
Monday-Friday, August 11-15.
Grades 5-12: 9:30-Noon.
(Combine with Inspiration Everywhere for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)
Grades 2-5: 1-3:30pm.
(Combine with Inspiration Everywhere for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)

See art in a whole new dimension! 3D projects – from polymer clay charms to plaster hand casts to fused glass. Create zany sculptures with wood and found objects!

3 Fabulously talented instructors will guide your child through a variety of projects:

Make a plaster cast of your very own hand! After forming the mold you’ll pour in the plaster and, once it sets, you can choose what colors to finish it in.

Wood You Make a Sculpture? Using wood, dowels and found objects we'll build a funky, pretty, strange or just plain fabulous piece of 3D art.

Crossings is happy to welcome back veteran instructor Doug Snyder, a professional (and zany) sculptor with a BFA degree from Drake University. He discovered his love for art as a child and truly enjoys helping other kids learn how to create with their hands and imaginations.

Charming Polymer Clay: You know how much fun it is to make things with play-dough, right? But when you are done, what happens? You have to take it all apart and put it back in the can! No fun! And if you don’t.....it dries out and has to be thrown away. Well, not with polymer clay! With a wide range of colors available and a little baking, you can create and KEEP your fabulous creation forever. Whether you are a beginner or have experience working with polymer clay there is something for everyone in this hands-on class.

Grades 2-5 will work, step by step, using various shapes to create a completed turtle charm. (PLEASE INDICATE WHICH TURTLE PROJECT YOUR CHILD WANTS TO COMPLETE WHEN SIGNING UP).

Grades 5-12 will learn additional techniques, such as texturizing, shading with pastel chalks, indenting, in order to create a more realistic finished product. Students will have the choice of creating a s’more charm or a snow cone charm.  (PLEASE INDICATE WHICH PROJECT YOUR CHILD WANTS TO COMPLETE WHEN SIGNING UP).

Instructor Jodie Fisher is an award-winning artist and musician currently residing in Zumbrota. She is primarily a pencil artist whose work can be found in both public and private collections throughout the US. She has been accepting portrait/landscape commissions since 1999.  When asked why she began working with polymer clay she states, “What appeared to be a barrier in being able utilize color in my drawings completely evaporated when I began working with colored polymer clay!  The freedom to be able to mix and match colors to create just the perfect hue is very satisfying.” 

Fun Fusion: Choose from gloriously colored glass bits and pieces to design your own sun catcher, magnets and little plate. Then we'll fire 'em in the kiln to melt the forms and colors together!

Connie Beckers is known as The Goddess of Glass for good reason! She is an award winning glass artist who owns a gift shoppe and classroom spaces at The Funky Bungalow in Minneapolis.

 

 

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Inspiration Everywhere:
Painting What You Find


Five day session: $138
Monday-Friday, August 11-15.
Grades 2-5: 9:30am-noon.
(Combine with 3D 4 5Days for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)
Grades 5-12: 1-3:30pm

(Combine with 3D 4 5Days for a full day of camp! Supervised lunch hour.)

The world around you is full of inspiring views and objects that you can use to discover new painting techniques that represent what you see! From dripping and splattering paint on canvases to collecting “found objects” to use as models or to incorporate into your painting, you will experiment and explore many artistic methods.

Campers will expand their painting skills and, along the way, begin to see the world with new eyes that open to imagine the possibilities!

Bobby MarinesBobby Marines is a Rochester-based artist who makes work that varies from the simply aesthetic, to more conceptual. His work and mediums vary as much as his inspirations. He believes ANYTHING can become art. He is largely known for his public works around Rochester such as the mural in Press Coffee and Tea Lounge, work hanging in Merchant's Bank and Bravo Espresso, the painted electrical boxes outside the Civic Center and most recently, a mural at Starbucks in the Mall of America.

 

 

Grades are for the school year 2014-15.
A limited number of need-based scholarships are available
through the Zumbrota Community Trust.
Call for 507-732-7616 for more information.

Keep in mind... all or part of camp registration fees may qualify
for a state tax deduction! Ask your tax advisor.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
Campers who withdraw 30 or more days prior to the camp start date will receive a 100% refund and charged a $15 cancellation fee.

Campers who withdraw 15-29 days prior to the camp start date will receive a 50% refund and charged a $15 cancellation fee.

No refunds will be issued 0-14 days prior to the camp start date.

Campers may transfer from one camp to another up to 14 days prior to the camp start date with a $15 administrative fee.

No refunds will be issued after the start of the camp due to illness.
Family emergency situations will be dealt with on an individual basis.

Lunch & Snack Breaks
All camps have supervised healthy snack breaks; juice and water are provided along with the snack.

Students participating in full-day classes have a supervised lunch break. Crossings does not provide lunches, so please pack an appropriate lunch for your child. Recycle-Reuse! Refrigerator and microwave are available.

Camp Dress Code!
Some pigments and materials may stain clothing, so please dress your children in clothing that will not break hearts if it sustains spills and messes. Crossings is not responsible for clothing that is damaged in art classes. Weather permitting, children play outdoors during snack and lunch breaks.

 

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Zumbrota, Minnesota.
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320 East Avenue, Zumbrota, MN 55992
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