February 22 – February 28, 2017
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Join Wayne Art Center for “Lost Worlds” Summer Art Camp 2017
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he Wayne Art Center announces its 2017 Summer Art Camp, “Lost Worlds!” Each season, this popular program welcomes over 1,500 campers from the community. This summer, children travel across time, space, and land to discover and imagine lost worlds. Over twelve one-week sessions, let your child become an explorer as campers travel through lost worlds and civilizations of the past! Participants will explore amazing artifacts, cultures from history, and works of art throughout the ages. From ancient worlds, Student paints underglaze on a to landscapes that exist, yet ceramic pot in “Wheel Throwing” are rarely seen, and finally to for Teens. worlds unknown! Brave burning lava flows during the Jurassic period as you quickly sketch a T-Rex hunting for food! Discover fire and paint stories to pass along like cavemen did in the dark caves at the dawn of time. Ride on armored horses with knights and learn to illuminate manuscripts like they did in the medieval times. Explore rainforests, dive into the deep sea, or take a trip to Mars and paint outer space. This summer join the Wayne Art Center as they explore Lost Worlds! The Wayne Art Center offers full and half-day classes suited to every age and level of artistic ability each summer as part of the Art Camp experience. Pre-school programs help young artists ages 3-6 to develop their love of art and work with a variety of mediums in small classes in fun and nurturing studios! Dynamic classes for children ages 6-12 focus on building skills in drawing, painting, cartooning, ceramics, cooking, jewelry, fashion design... and more! For teen artists (ages 13 and older), try new classes each year designed to improve core skills and expand students’ creative repertoire, including weaving, glass bead making, stained glass, jewelry and metal Young artist paints a still life in a fabrication, sculpture and “Drawing and Painting” class. photography. All of the talented instructors are certified teachers and/or professional artists who love helping children to develop their natural creative instincts in a caring and nurturing environment. Whatever your child’s interests, Wayne Art Center’s Summer Art Camp offers great options this summer! For information on the 2017 Summer Art Camp season, visit www.wayneart.org or call Tessa Downs, Summer Camp Director, at 610-688-3553 ext. 208.
Summer Camp DATES: June 5 - Aug 25
P ENN M USEUM ’ S “A NTHROPOLOGISTS THE M AKING ” S UMMER C AMP
Runs Weekly June 26 through August 18, 2017 nline enrollment is now open for the Penn gy. Participate in activities that celebrate all Museum’s popular summer day camp, four fields, from excavating a simulated dig Anthropologists in the Making, with an early site, to learning the development of the alphabet, to examining cultural values. sign up discount available through May 1. Week 4, July 17 - 21 “Anthropologists in the Making” runs eight Body Art theme-oriented one-week sessions from June Scars, tattoos, and piercings, oh my! Explore 26 - August 18, 2017. Designed for children ages 7 through 13, this unique, adventurous body modifications around the world and disprogram takes young campers through time cuss their symbolic meanings. View ancient and across continents at the University of Maya ear flares, African masks, and Chinese Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and foot binding shoes. Sculpt a Buddha and design Anthropology on Penn’s campus in Philadel- your own tattoo. Showcase your knowledge phia. Each week culminates in a Friday Show- at a Body Art Expo. Week 5: July 24 - 28 case of Learning, open to parents and friends, Under Greek and Roman Skies where campers demonstrate all they’ve disDo you love to stare up at the night sky? covered through creative presentations. Details about the popular camp can be found Learn about the contributions of the ancient Greeks to the field of astronomy. Explore Etruscan online: www.penn.museum/camp. Children may attend one or more of this year’s divination and Roman astrology. Draw your own constellation and create a story about weekly-themed programs: its origins. Perform a planetarium show for Week 1: June 26 - 30 your friends and family. Native American Voices Week 6: July 31 - August 4 Explore Nations of the Delaware Valley, sacred Medicine: Ancient and Modern places, and imaginative stories. Sample Native Discover ancient Egyptian cures that are still foods, write your own origin myth, and design pottery. Research a culture and demonstrate used today. Learn about Chinese Traditional Medicine and how the Maasai curb malaria. your knowledge at a Showcase of Nations. Explore how medical technology is utilized to Week 2: July 3 – July 7 *no camp Tuesday, July 4; weekly price discounted help conserve and interpret artifacts. Create a poultice, write a healing spell, and fashion Let’s Dance Whether for entertainment or spiritual pur- a shaman’s drum. Week 7: August 7 - 11 poses, dance has been an important aspect Mummies Unwrapped of human culture through the millennia. Learn Get to know mummies from and beyond the how dance can communicate with spirits, influence nature, or honor an important life event. land of Egypt. Make a Roman mummy porLearn some hip-hop moves, craft a rain stick, trait, create an animal mummy, and a design a mask inspired by a Maori mummy. Visit In and design a mask. the Artifact Lab and chat with a conservator. Week 3: July 10 - 14 You just might even touch a mummy! I Dig Anthropology Week 8: August 14 - 18 Biological anthropology, cultural anthroDaily Life in Ancient Rome pology, linguistic anthropology, and archaeology make up the branches of anthropoloSee Penn Museum’s Summer Camp on page 8
Next Camp Issue: March 15 • Ad Deadline is Friday, March 10
L V OL L E Y B A L A ND EY F IE L D H O C K 3D DE S IGN S UMME R A C A DE M Y
12 one-week sessions ages 3 - 16 plus volunteering for teens 13+ Fine Art, Ceramics, Crafts, Drama, Jewelry, Digital Arts, Culinary and More! 413 Maplewood Avenue Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087 610-688-3553 www.wayneart.org
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