Art Classes in Traverse City

With a focus on the visual arts, CTAC-TC offers year-round art classes, lectures, and other special opportunities for all ages. Our classroom is large, comfortable, and has great natural light. A utility sink, drinking fountain, and restrooms are just steps away.

Announcing our Spring/Summer 2024 schedule.  Registration is OPEN. 

 

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Monday, April 08 - Monday, May 20

Time
Mondays, 12:00-3:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
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Drop in studio time for CTAC members
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Thursday, April 18 - Thursday, April 18

Time
Thursday, 9:30-10:15 AM
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Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Saturday, April 20 - Saturday, April 20

Time
Saturday 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - Adult
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Create fused glass elements to create colorful animals.
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Saturday, April 20 - Saturday, April 20

Time
Saturday 1:00 - 4:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
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Create fused glass floral design
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Monday, April 22 - Monday, April 22

Time
Monday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Tuesday, April 23 - Tuesday, April 23

Time
Tuesday, 5:30-6:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - Adult
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Fun art activity for students of all abilities.
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Thursday, April 25 - Thursday, April 25

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Thursday, 9:30-10:15 AM
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Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Friday, April 26 - Friday, April 26

Time
Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
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Learn the basics of basket weaving in this one day workshop
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Saturday, April 27 - Saturday, April 27

Time
Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - Adult
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Create fused glass pendants perfect for Mom.
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Saturday, April 27 - Saturday, April 27

Time
Saturday 1:00 - 4:00 PM
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Adult - Adult
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Create fused glass floral frame perfect for a Mother's Day gift!
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Monday, April 29 - Monday, May 20

Time
Monday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 6th grade
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Fun projects to hand and machine sew with confidence
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Monday, April 29 - Monday, May 20

Time
Monday, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 6th grade
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Fun projects to hand and machine sew with confidence
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Monday, April 29 - Monday, April 29

Time
Monday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Tuesday, April 30 - Tuesday, May 21

Time
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Beginner/intermediate class teaches the foundational concepts of oil and acrylic painting.
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Tuesday, April 30 - Tuesday, May 21

Time
Tuesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
Age Range

18 - no maximum age

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Projects to hand and machine sew with confidence
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Tuesday, April 30 - Tuesday, May 21

Time
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:15 PM
Grade Range
Kindergarten - 2nd grade
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Kids will explore new art techniques each week!
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Wednesday, May 01 - Wednesday, May 22

Time
Wednesdays, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Explore printmaking techniques introducing relief, intaglio, and monoprinting.
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Thursday, May 02 - Thursday, May 02

Time
Thursday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Friday, May 03 - Friday, May 03

Time
Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Create Stunning Prints with Gelli Plates using flowers and leaves
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Saturday, May 04 - Saturday, May 04

Time
Saturday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - Adult
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Discover the fun and ease of sketching in this all two hour, all supplies included workshop
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Monday, May 06 - Monday, May 06

Time
Monday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, May 09 - Thursday, May 09

Time
Thursday, 9:30-10:15 AM
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Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, May 09 - Thursday, May 30

Time
Thursdays, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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16 -

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Discover the fun and ease of sketching in this all two hour, all supplies included workshop
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Friday, May 10 - Friday, May 10

Time
Friday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn how to weave a basket perfect for holding your summer treasures
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Saturday, May 11 - Saturday, May 11

Time
Saturay, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
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Stop by for a fun, free art activity for all ages.
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Monday, May 13 - Monday, May 13

Time
Monday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Monday, May 13 - Monday, June 03

Time
Monday, 6:00:00 PM - 8:00:00 PM
Grade Range
8th grade - Adult
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Build on previous watercolors skills and expand your artistic scope!
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Thursday, May 16 - Thursday, May 16

Time
Thursday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Friday, May 17 - Friday, May 17

Time
Friday, 10:00 - 3:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn about printmaking in this intensive workshop
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Saturday, May 18 - Saturday, May 18

Time
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn how to weave a basket perfect for holding your summer treasures
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Saturday, May 18 - Saturday, May 18

Time
Saturday, 9:30AM - 12:30 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Try your hand at painting glowing flowers with this watercolor workshop
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Monday, May 20 - Monday, May 20

Time
Monday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Thursday, May 23 - Thursday, May 23

Time
Thursday, 9:30-10:15 AM
Grade Range
Preschool - Preschool
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Drop in for hands-on fun for preschoolers and their grown-ups.
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Friday, May 24 - Friday, May 24

Time
Friday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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A colorful acrylic painting class for the advanced beginner to intermediate student.
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Saturday, May 25 - Saturday, May 25

Time
Saturday 9:30 - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Celebrate the strawberry with a fused glass nightlight!
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Saturday, May 25 - Saturday, May 25

Time
Saturday 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Create a one of a kind slump dish
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Saturday, June 01 - Saturday, June 01

Time
Saturday, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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Explore silversmithing techniques to create one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.
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Thursday, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Age Range

16 - no maximum age

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Learn how to mix an array of colors in this fast paced fun workshop
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Friday, June 07 - Friday, June 07

Time
Friday, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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A colorful acrylic painting class for the advanced beginner to intermediate student.
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Saturday, June 08 - Saturday, June 08

Time
Saturay, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
Preschool - Adult
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Stop by for a fun, free art activity for all ages.
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Saturday, June 08 - Saturday, June 08

Time
Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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One workshop, two techniques to create the perfect scarves that you can wear all year long.
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Monday, June 17 - Monday, June 17

Time
Monday, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Grade Range
10th grade - Adult
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An introductory workshop to plein air painting.
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Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, June 23

Time
Saturday & Sunday, 9:30AM - 4:30 PM (2 days)
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Kathleen Hudson will teach a 2 day workshop on painting luminous skies
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Wednesday, June 26 - Friday, June 28

Time
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 6th grade
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Fun three day summer art camp all about fashion design
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Wednesday, June 26 - Friday, June 28

Time
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 4th grade
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Fun three day summer art camp all about creating accessories for your stuffie
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Friday, July 05 - Friday, July 05

Time
Friday 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Grade Range
4th grade - Adult
Age Range

9 - no maximum age

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Make your own Cherry Fesitval Keepsake
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Friday, July 05 - Friday, July 05

Time
Friday 11:00 - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
4th grade - Adult
Age Range

9 - no maximum age

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Make your own Cherry Fesitval Keepsake
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Monday, July 08 - Friday, July 12

Time
Monday - Friday 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
5th grade - 8th grade
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A fun week long art camp exploring all types of painting!
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Monday, July 08 - Friday, July 12

Time
Monday - Friday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
2nd grade - 5th grade
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A fun week long art camp exploring all types of painting!
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Monday, July 08 - Friday, July 12

Time
Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
2nd grade - 5th grade
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A week long camp putting a fun spin on traditional camp arts and crafts.
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Wednesday, July 10 - Thursday, July 11

Time
Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
5th grade - 8th grade
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A fun two day camp to break up summer focusing on relaxation and self care
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Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19

Time
Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 4th grade
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Campers will have fun creating a unqiue world for a favorite animal
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Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19

Time
Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 3rd grade
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Myths and magic are the inspiration for this week-long summer camp.
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Monday, July 15 - Friday, July 19

Time
Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
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Myths and magic are the inspiration for this week-long summer camp.
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Wednesday, July 17 - Friday, July 19

Time
Wednesday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
5th grade - 8th grade
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Three day camp diving into the art of making comics
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Monday, July 22 - Tuesday, July 23

Time
Monday & Tuesday, 10:00AM - 4:00 PM (2 days)
Grade Range
Adult - Adult
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Learn valuable techniques to help bring your watercolor paintings to life
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Monday, August 05 - Friday, August 09

Time
Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 3rd grade
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Campers will create self portraits in variety of mediums and techniques
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Monday, August 05 - Friday, August 09

Time
Monday - Friday, 1:00 -3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 5th grade
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Campers will create self portraits in variety of mediums and techniques
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Monday, August 05 - Friday, August 09

Time
Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
5th grade - 8th grade
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Campers will explore collage techniques
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Monday, August 05 - Friday, August 09

Time
Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
2nd grade - 5th grade
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Campers will have fun exploring the fantastic world of fiber
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Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16

Time
Monday - Friday, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Grade Range
3rd grade - 6th grade
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Campers will have fun week playing with a variety of art mediums and techniques
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Monday, August 12 - Friday, August 16

Time
Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grade Range
1st grade - 3rd grade
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Campers will have fun week playing with a variety of art mediums and techniques