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Challenge Course

This course is full and closed for registration.

Ages 10-18

Yona Lunken

Kids race through challenges in teams of two—challenges include the monkey bridge, zip line, alligator pit, jungle swing and mud mountain—and trying to beat their own best time. Students will get VERY dirty and MUST wear secure closed toed shoes. 

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Clay Play

This course is full and closed for registration.

Ages 7-18

Ella Brown Dunn

Come and see why clay has been an honored art form for thousands of years! Students will have time for both group projects as well as free expression time. We will use special clay that will allow you to take your masterpieces home the same day you create them! Bring a box to transport your treasures!

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Global Street Art

Ages 11-18

Michael Kershnar

Students will explore the history of street art as a global phenomenon. By looking at the styles and mediums used in the U.S., Brazil, and Europe students will learn how this art movement dwells in both streets and museums. Participants will also experience team work, cooperation, balance and expression. Activities will include creating a character/name that represents you in your fullness and create it on stickers, walls, and other found objects with markers and bucket paint. Students should feel passionate about the subject matter and be willing to take creative and personal risks. 

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Hand Drill Friction Fire

Ages 10-18

Nick Neddo

Learn the ancient skills of starting fire with friction with this universal technique – the hand drill. In this class we will learn how to find excellent raw materials on the landscape for building the hand drill friction fire kit. After we create the kit, we will build our form and technique for consistent success as we deepen our personal relationship with fire. 

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Kit Rockets

Ages 8-18 

Dennis Sparr

Rocketeers will build and launch a level 1 rocket (ALPHA type), and take it home if recovered. Rocketeers will gain experience that will be beneficial to those who wish to continue into Blastoff Major the following years. 

Please note $10.00 fee is required for rocket kit at the time of registration.

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Knitting in Nature

Ages 10-18

Julia Schwass

Students will learn the basic stitches to begin a project (called casting on), knitting, purling, and the technique to end a project (called casting off). Students will be able to take their needles and yarn home with them and a quick project to keep. Students will also get instructions to make simple fingerless gloves, a simple hat, and a simple scarf. 

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Paint and Draw with Doug DePauw

Ages 7-18

Doug DePauw

Spend an afternoon of drawing and painting in an open-air tent. This is a sampling of Doug’s major class or a refresher for previous students. The class starts with a fun & challenging still life, moves to self-direction, and grows to a free flow of art materials, subject & creativity. This might be just what you need for the momentum of your art making beyond the classroom setting! 

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Sculpt and Draw Nature

Ages 7-18

Sharon Bladholm

Work from preserved specimens including fish, turtles, crayfish, frogs, shells, coral, fossils, and bones such as animal skulls. We will explore these forms on paper using a variety of drawing materials and watercolor studying the beautiful colors, textures and details they contain. Students will also have a chance to create some of these forms in self-hardening clay. 

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Splat!

This course is full and closed for registration.

Ages 7-18

Adam Maas

Create splatter paintings like a master. This class requires no knowledge of painting or drawing—only a desire to make something awesome!

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