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Pottery Studio 202

$255

with Kara Bledsoe and Jess Parks

Calendar Jun 21, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Grades:  7-12

Class Limit:  10 students

In this fun and messy class, students will learn hand-building techniques and the use of the potter’s wheel. Students will also experience the delight of creating with their own hands and imagination in clay. Our goal is for each student to produce five projects that will go home with them to enjoy or give as gifts.

Registration fee includes materials including clay and glazes, supplies, snack, and a camp t-shirt!

Projects need time to dry and will be fired in a kiln.  Therefore, final projects will be available for pick up approximately 2 weeks after camp.  The McKinney Center and camp instructors will notify parents when items are ready.

June 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

SIGN UP FOR SIMPLE SEWING AND MAKE IT A WHOLE DAY CAMP!

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

 

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $76.66, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $76.68.

Butterfly Garden Sculpture Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jul 12, 2021 at 10 am

All ages welcome!  Children under age 12 should register with an adult.

Class Limit:  8

In this one-time workshop, students will make a beautiful butterfly using clay.  Students will learn basic clay hand-building techniques to make this long-lasting work of art that can be used in the yard, garden, or home.  

This is a great workshop to do with your children, family, and friends!  The class will take place in the McKinney Center's spacious auditorium with a maximum of 8 students.  

There will be a 30 minute break so bring a bag lunch and snacks!

Registration fee includes all supplies, concrete, etc.  Students should bring an old hand towel or kitchen towel.  Students should wear clothing and shoes that you don't mind getting messy!

July  12, 2021

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   A 30-minute break will be provided for lunch.

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

 

Garden Stone Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jul 14, 2021 at 10 am

All ages welcome! Children ages 12 and under should register with an adult.

Class Limit:  8 students

This fun workshop will capture your memories for years to come!  Each student registered will create at least one concrete garden stone.  All materials will be provided.  However, if you have special items to place in your stone you may bring it (broken china, jewelry, coins, etc.).  This is a great workshop to do with your children, family, and friends!  The class will take place in the McKinney Center's spacious auditorium with a maximum of 8 students.  

There will be a 30 minute break so bring a bag lunch and snacks!

Registration fee includes all supplies, concrete, etc.  Students should bring an old hand towel or kitchen towel.  Students should wear clothing and shoes that you don't mind getting messy!  

July 14, 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  A 30-minute break for lunch will be provided.

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

 

Ceramic Party Platter Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jul 16, 2021 at 10 am

All ages welcome!  Children ages 12 and under should register with an adult.

Class Limit:  8 students

In this one-time workshop, students will learn to build their very own party platter using hand-building clay techniques.  This class will take place in the McKinney Center's spacious auditorium with a maximum of 8 participants.  Sign up with your family and friends and have some creative fun!

There will be a 30 minute break so bring a bag lunch and snacks!

Registration fee includes all supplies, clay, glazes, two kiln firings, etc.  Students should bring an old hand towel or kitchen towel.  We will provide aprons but students can bring their own and wear clothing and shoes that you don't mind getting messy!  

July 16, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.     A 30-minute lunch break will be provided.

 

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

Clogging and Appalachian Folk Dance Camp

$135

with Ian Kirkpatrick

Calendar Jul 26, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Ages 12 - Adult

Class Limit:  16 students

This fun, energetic course will focus on beginner's clogging and folk dance, and includes basic rhythmic techniques, percussive footwork, and precision teamwork in a socially-distanced manner.  The camp will take place in the spacious McKinney Center auditorium with a maximum of 16 students.  No prior experience required!  Clogging shoes are encouraged, but any closed-toed, flat-heeled shoe will do.  Workout attire is also suggested.  Music will vary from traditional old-time bluegrass to more contemporary pieces.  Students will have the opportunity to perform what they have learned at the end of the week.

Registration fee includes snacks and a camp t-shirt.

July 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

9:00 a.m. - Noon

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

 

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

 

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $55.00, paid every four weeks.




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