Summer Camp at the MACC

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Hendersonville's creative hot spot boasts seven weeks of hands-on fun for kids this summer!

Summer is fast approaching, and your kids can enjoy a season of creativity during a variety of summer camp opportunities at the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center (MACC) in Hendersonville.

The center’s summer camp options are for ages 6 and older. The hands-on experiences include creative art journaling, sculpting, performance art, abstract painting and more.

Here is the complete schedule:

 

WEEK 1: JUNE 4 – 8 

9am-12pm | Summer Artistiks with Sandy Kandros | (Ages 9+) – Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: Campers will work on educational enrichment art projects in various mediums like painting,  painting, paper maché, drawing, etc.

1pm-4pm | Summer Artistiks with Tracy Givens | (Ages 6-9) – Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: Campers will work on educational enrichment art projects in various mediums like painting,  painting, paper maché, drawing, etc.

1pm-4pm | Creative Art Journaling with Holly Errigo | (Ages 12+) – Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: Build your own sketchbook and fill it with art, quotes, thoughts, song lyrics and sketches.  Express yourself with techniques like pen and ink drawing, watercolor and printmaking.

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WEEK 2: JUNE 11 – 15

9am-1pm | Performance Art with Kay Kennedy | (Ages 8-12) –  Member $200 | Non Member $225.00
Description: Theater, music and dance come together in this beginner’s course. Campers will learn to express themselves using basic acting techniques, simple rhythms and choreographed motion. A live performance wraps the week.

9am-12pm | Miniature Monsters with Holly Errigo | (Ages 8+) – Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: Students will design and develop their own characters by sketching and sculpting their creations into a 3D object.

1-4pm | Creative Art Journaling with Christina Haley | (Ages 6-9) – Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: Build your own sketchbook and fill it with art, quotes, thoughts, song lyrics and sketches.  Express yourself with techniques like pen and ink drawing, watercolor and printmaking.

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WEEK 3: JUNE 18 – 22

9am-12pm | Sculpture Art with Zandrea Diggs | (Ages 8-12) –  Member $200 | Non Member $225.00
Description: Kids will get their hands dirty carving clay, molding, painting, trimming and more as they explore many different sculptural mediums.

1- 4pm | Creative Art Journaling with Christina Haley | (Ages 8-12) – Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: Build your own sketchbook and fill it with art, quotes, thoughts, song lyrics and sketches.  Express yourself with techniques like pen and ink drawing, watercolor and printmaking.

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WEEK 4: JUNE 25 – 29

9am-12pm | Exploring Sculptural Mediums with Zandrea Diggs | (Ages 12+) – Member $200 | Non Member $225.00
Description: Clay, fibers, plaster and cardboard are just a few of the materials young artists will explore.

1-4pm  | Abstract Painting with Kay Kennedy | (Ages 8-12) –  Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: A week of action-packed paint-slinging fun! Campers will learn the history of abstraction in painting, as well as the “action painting” movement that revolutionized the medium forever.

1-4pm  | REAL! TOO SURREAL! with Holly Errigo  | (Ages 12+)  – Member $150 | Non Member $175.00
Description: Learn several techniques to make drawing from real-life images. In addition, kids will explore the dream world of Surrealist art through collage, painting and collaborating with other campers.

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WEEK 5: JULY 9 – 13

9am-12pm | Miniature Monsters with Holly Errigo | (Ages 8+) – Member $175 | Non Member $200.00
Description: Students will design and develop their own characters by sketching and sculpting their creations into a 3D object.

9am-1pm | FILM CAMP with Women in Film and Television | (Ages 12+) – Member $300 | Non Member $325.00
Description: Conceptualize and create short films with a final viewing party on the big screen.

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WEEK 6: JULY 16 – 20

9am-1pm | Performance Art Camp with Kay Kennedy | (Ages 8-12) –  Member $200 | Non Member $225.00
Description: Theater, music and dance come together in this beginner’s course. Campers will learn to express themselves using basic acting techniques, simple rhythms and choreographed motion. A live performance wraps the week.

9am-12pm | Sculpture Art Camp with Zandrea Diggs | (Ages 12+) –  Member $200 | Non Member $225.00
Description: Kids will get their hands dirty carving clay, molding, painting, trimming and more as they explore many different sculptural mediums.

1-4pm | All About Comics! with Holly Errigo | (Ages 12+) – Member $200 | Non Member $225.00
Description: Students will learn cartooning techniques and storytelling while practicing sketching, page layout, character design and development.

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WEEK 7: JULY 23 – 27

9am-1pm | Performance Art Camp with Kay Kennedy | (Ages 12+) – Member $200 | Non Member $225.00
Description: Theater, music and dance come together in this beginner’s course. Campers will learn to express themselves using basic acting techniques, simple rhythms and choreographed motion. A live performance wraps the week.

9am-12pm | Fun Fabric! Textile Art! With Zandrea Diggs | (Ages 8-12) – Member $175 | Non Member $200.00
Description: Explore the world of textile art by creating woven wall hangings, making wearable items and more. Campers will work with a wide variety of different media and techniques including fabrics, paints, dyes, fibers and yarn.  

1-4pm | Miniature Monsters with Holly Errigo | (Ages 8+) – Member $175 | Non Member $200.00
Description: Students will design and develop their own characters by sketching and sculpting their creations into a 3D object.

REGISTER

MACC is located at 1017 Antebellum Circle, Hendersonville. Call 615-822-0789 or visit themacctn.com. For questions or more info, you may also contact Holly Errigo at artclasses@themacctn.com.

Chad Young is the managing editor and arts/entertainment editor for this publication.

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