Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Art Camp 2012, COME ONE, COME ALL

Don't miss the 16th annual Art camp held in Fruita by Parks and Rec.

This has always been a successful camp with up to 60 campers each week. Campers experience all kinds of enrichment activities, especially at a time budgets for District 51 summer programs have been slashed.  Each session is Monday-Friday, 10 am-3 pm 
Register: visit the Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson in Fruita to receive your registration packet. District 51 immunization records required. For Information: Call 858-0360 
4 Certified Art Teachers will divide the age groups for maximum fun learning. Campers are asked to bring own lunches and snacks (with name marked clearly on lunch container,) a hat, and water bottle, Wear comfortable shoes. Since each week's camp has a different focus, campers can register for as many weeks as they would like. Dance activities abound.
Week of June 4, Switzerland and Paul Klee. Mountain scapes, Swiss clocks, customs and folk lore are a few of the fun activities. Fiber arts will offer adventure. Campers will be treated to learning the Zumba. Grand Jct Symphony woodwinds play on Wed. Yoga is the activity...
Week of June 11, The east coast region will stress sculpture, Louise Nevelson, Clas Oldenburg, Calder using found objects as well as clay to make sculptures. Campers will learn some about Chicago and Cape Cod and perhaps yacht racing.  Grand Jct Symphony will have instrument "petting zoo" for campers to feel, try instruments.
Week of June 18, West Coast can include marine biology, Wayne Thiebaud who made famous paintings of food, grapes and truck farming, maps of places to visit. City Market will grace us with a demo on cake decorating. The groups will be treated to the stretching of Yoga. 
Week of June 25, France gives us Impressionists, Marquette and Dali, who are famous for their surrealism. Bicycles and the Tour de France will be a great subject along with French cuisine, folk dances, a visit to Paris and the prehistoric art of Lascaux. A Dinosaur Museum trip fits right in. 
Dance activities abound.
Hopefully, a trip to either National Monument, or Cross Orchards will happen besides visiting the Dino Journey Museum.

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