Summer Youth Classes – Day 4; Session 2

It was our 4th day of learning fun, new things during our week of Summer Youth Classes. Explore the exciting photos from the day:

Learning about more nighttime creatures

Teamwork required for draping fabric

Checking out some interesting ivory carvings

African Art gallery - cool!

Erosion in action!

Did the levee break?

Dinosaur construction in progress

Preparing her assemblage

Finishing up some beautiful dress work

Check out my dinosaur!

Ooo a blue box assemblage

Inventing a plant

This blue looks beautiful

What a pretty dress!

That's a magnificent mobile

Werewolves are nocturnal animals, too!

Look at the butterfly on that kite!

Blue kite tail - cool!

Ooo that plant has pinecones

Let's go fly a kite!

Look at it soar!

It's a bird, it's a plane....

Tomorrow is our last day – see ya Friday!

Summer Youth Classes – Day 3; Session 2

Our third day of camp was full of messy, hands-on fun! Check out some of the wonderful photos of the kids having a blast in their afternoon classes!

Learning about night time critters

What comes out at night?

Learning how to accessorize!

Studying the works of Andy Warhol

What does a polar bear skull feel like?

Yikes - those are some big teeth!

The paleontologist has a question...

Hm, orange looks good...

Beginning her drip painting

Where do we start?

Working on some stylish bib necklaces

Love those colors!

Owls are nocturnal hunters

Working like Mr. Warhol

Ooo same T. rex skull, different colors!

Creating a suit to survive an avalanch

Better make some warm snow boots!

That splatter painting is looking great!

Getting some advice from a true artist

Ice cube races! How quick can you make your ice cube melt?

Is your ice cube melting quickly?

Whoa, check it out!

Learning how to re-create Andy Warhol's images

Looks like a masterpiece in the making

Our artists don't mind getting messy!

Sometimes toes are much more fun than a paintbrush!

Checkin' out what's inside their paleontology field kits...

Completeing an arctic habitat

Wow, what a fun day! We will surely have even more fun tomorrow!

Summer Youth Classes – Day 1; Session 2

Our second set of Summer Youth Classes was held Monday afternoon. These classes were on a variety of cool art and science topics, such as:

  • Earth Alert: Natural Disasters
  • Pequeno Pecassos
  • Creatures of the Night
  • Diggin’ Up Dinos
  • Abstraction Action
  • Fashion Studio

Our campers did a lot of great hands-on activities while learning some valuable knowledge about all these subjects.  Check out the pictures to see the kids at work!

Our Fashion Studio students learning all about style

Gearing up to make a masterpiece

Making an abstract work of art

Making craters with different sized meteors

Learning how to be a fashionista

Future Picassos discussing their art

Which animals sleep all day and play all night?

Bat, owls, and mice are active at night

Hm, what is abstract art?

Piecing together Pangaea

What can supercontinents tell us about our past?

Constructing volcanoes

Getting ready for eruption

Showing us how Picasso uses different shapes in his art

Putting together shapes for Picasso-like paintings

Consulting about a new clothing line

Post-eruption, cleaning up the "lava"

These classes were a great end to our Monday. Let’s see what fun activities we do tomorrow!