Arts

SUMMER 2022 PROGRAMS: REGISTER FOR GRADE ENTERING IN FALL 2022

CREATIVE CRITTERS – Ages: 9-13
M-Th June 6-9 from 9AM-NOON
M-Th July 11-14 from 9AM-NOON

Do people say you are creative? Do you make art out of everything? Do you see things in the clouds? Do you love nature? Do you see things and want to figure out how to make it for yourself? Then come
draw with Vicki Moon Spiegel, Artist Illustrator, creative retired graphic artist. She will encourage you through a variety of exercises, from drawing in a sketchbook to using odds and ends to capture your ideas and dreams. This camp will get you dreaming about your next big creative art project. Each camper will need to bring a white or light colored cotton T-shirt for a special project. Instructor: Vicki Moon Spiegel

ARTFUL ANTICS – Grades: 2-5
M-Th June 27-30 from 9AM-NOON

Is your child ready for a fun and creative art camp this summer? Vonda McDonald and Kathryn Gorney will introduce your budding artist to a variety of artistic mediums in this process art camp. They will paint, learn basic sewing techniques, create with fibers and items from nature. Each individual will create works of art unique to them and by doing so will feel empowered to be creative and expressive. Beginning and experienced artists welcome. Instructors: Kathryn Gorney and Vonda McDonald, GES Art Teacher Granville

TRASH TO TREASURE – Grades: 4-12
M-Th July 11-14 from 1-3:30PM

Before you throw away the cardboard boxes and yogurt containers, ask yourself, “Is there something else I could use this for?” Old glass jars are great for storing nails, milk and juice caps make great tokens for a variety of kids’ games. In this class we will talk about the 4 R’s of Recycling (Review, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle). We will get creative and make art from plastic and other materials, plus discuss ways to help the planet by reducing the items we use and throw away, and how that can impact our landfills. Instructors: Kathryn Gorney and Vonda McDonald, GES Art Teacher

JEWELRY MAKING: ACCESSORIZE! – Grades: 4-12
Monday and Tuesday August 1 & 2 from 1-3PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own jewelry? Then this two-day class is for you! Participants will learn how to make earrings, bracelets, necklaces, hair pins, and more. If you have experience in jewelry making, we will build on your skills and try new things! A variety of materials will be available and instructors will help students design and make their own unique style of jewelry. Instructors: Kathryn Gorney and Vonda McDonald, GES Art Teacher

EXPRESS YOURSELF! – Grades: 6-9
M-Th June 6-9 from 9AM-NOON
This funs and creative art class will encourage your child to express themselves in their artwork. Artists will be introduced to a variety of mediums in this camp. They will paint, learn basic sewing techniques, create
with fibers and items from nature. Each individual will create works of art unique to them. Beginning and experienced artists welcome. Instructors: Vonda McDonald – GES Art Teacher & Kathryn Gorney

COLOR ME CRAZY – Grades: PreK-1
Tu-Th June 21-23 from 9:30AM-NOON

Summer is the perfect time for a fun and creative art camp. Your little ones will be introduced to a variety of artistic mediums in this process art camp. They will paint, create with fibers, and experiment with color to create unique works of art. Instructors: Vonda McDonald – GES Art Teacher & Kathryn Gorney

IT’S SEW SIMPLE
Do you have a sewing machine hidden in the back of your closet or always wanted to learn a new skill? There is a sense of accomplishment that comes with being able to make something on your own. Sewing is a great hobby and you will never be sorry you learned! Instructors Kathryn Gorney and Kim Schmidlin.

Machine rental $15 (up to 7 rentals per class) but recommend bringing your own machine.

BEGINNERS PROJECT: FABRIC BASKET
Ages: 12+ and (8-11 w/adult)
Sunday May 22 from NOON-2:30PM
Start to build on your skills with this fabric basket project. Instructors will teach the basics of piecing, layering and sewing skills needed to complete this fabric storage basket. Participants will learn about color themes and fabric choices so they can make their own unique project. All fabric pieces will be pre-cut. Your choice of project kits. Instructors: Kathryn Gorney & Kim Schmidlin

LEARN THE BASICS (Sewing) -Ages 12 and up (under 12 with an adult)
Saturday, May 7 from 10:00AM – 12:00 PM

Learn to sew by taking things one step at a time. Understand your machine while completing a few small projects. Various projects kits to choose from. This is a great parent/child class, learn together! Instructors: Kathryn Gorney & Kim Schmidlin

BASIC QUILT CLASS: OH MY STARS – Ages: 12+ and (8-11 w/adult)
Saturday and Sunday June 4 & 5 from 1PM-3:30PM

Continue to build on your sewing skill base as you complete this 2-day class. By applying basic sewing skills create a quilt for yourself or as a gift for someone else. Or, if you already sew, join the class to create a new project. Different fabric kits available to choose from to make a lap quilt. Instructor: Kathryn Gorney & Kim Schmidlin.

BASIC QUILT CLASS: BIG BLOCK QUILT – Ages: 12+ and (8-11 w/adult)
Saturday & Sunday July 23 & 24 from 1PM-3:30PM

Apply basic sewing skills and create a quilt for yourself or as a gift for someone else. Or, if you already sew, join the class to create a new project. Continue to build on your sewing skill base as you complete this 2-day class. Different fabric kits available to choose from to make a lap quilt. Instructor: Kathryn Gorney & Kim Schmidlin.

BASIC QUILT CLASS: QUILTED BAG – Ages: 12+ and (8-11 w/adult)
Saturday & Sunday August 6 & 7 from 1PM-3:30PM

Start to build on your skills with this quilted fabric bag project. Instructors will teach the basics of piecing, layering and sewing skills needed to complete a quilted fabric bag. Participants will learn about color themes and fabric choices so they can make their own unique project. Instructor: Kathryn Gorney & Kim Schmidlin

THIS IS YOUR DAY: Creative Art Meets Mindfulness – Ages 18 and up
Sunday August 7, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
CLASS OVERVIEW: Ruth Myers is a registered art therapist ATR and LSW who has studied and practices mindfulness. This fun class will feature a 12 x 16 moon and sun with acrylic paint and mixed media on acid free watercolor paper. You may frame finished art on your own or keep adding to it. Mindful techniques will be shared. Did you know all children wherever they live go through the exact same stages in drawings? Art is natural but we forget that. This is a class for gently reminding yourself to be present and remembering the joy of creativity in a supportive environment. All supplies will be included. McPeek Lodge, 3447 Raccoon Valley Road, Registration Fee: $60R/$70NR. Supplies included, Register By: July 31,