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Sunday, June 02, 2013 11:38 PM

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This will be the Delphos Area Art Guild’s first summer to provide instruction in a variety of expressive and artistic mediums and techniques. DAAG believes creative expression is an integral part of intellectual growth. DAAG youth and teen programs encourage curiosity, problem solving, independence and self-confidence.

Each camp session is four days — Monday through Thursday — beginning June 17 and instructed by experienced instructors with one or more volunteers to assist.

June 17-20 — Jewelry Making Summer Camp

Instructed by Laura Conrad for ages 8 - high school. Conrad, a local artisan, will teach boys and girls students a variety of jewelry-making techniques such as beading, wire wrapping, cord knotting, polymer clay and gemstones as well as exploring jewelry making from re-purposed and found objects.

June 24-27 — “Basket Full of Yarn”

Crochet Summer Camp instructed by Jolene Talboom for ages 7 - 13 years of age. Talboom will teach the basics of crochet and open up a whole new world of yarn crafts for your child, boy or girl. Crochet is easy to learn and a fun new skill that will last a lifetime. Campers will leave with at least three projects begun and possibly completed.

July 8-11 — Guitar Summer Camp (morning and afternoon session)

Instructed by Tim Zerkel, the morning session is for ages 7 - 11. The afternoon session is for ages 11 through high school For aspiring rockers and musicians who will work together in daily group lessons and workshops, students will learn the basic fundamentals of the guitar. No experience necessary. Some experience is OK, too. Campers will learn at least one song by weeks-end.

July 8-11 and 22-25 — Art FUNdamentals Summer Camp (morning session)

Instructed by Judy Grone, Sally Geething, Sherry Kahle and more for ages 8 - high school and to take place at the Delphos Public Library’s First Edition building. Mediums may include oil painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, pottery and more. The theme will be “My Monsters, my Moods and Me! Oh My!” Artists will create a collage that represents their dreams or a monster ceramic piece that make them want to giggle — scream.

July 8-11 — “Get Fired up!” Ceramic Summer Camp (afternoon session)

Instructed by Sherry Kahle for ages 8 - 14 and to take place at the Delphos Public Library’s First Edition building.

By the end of the week, camp participants will have a good idea of what it is to work with clay using real potter’s tools, techniques and have personal experience using a pottery wheel while making good friends.

July 15-18 — Vocal Summer Camp (morning session)

Instructed by Summer Aebker for ages 7-11. Does your child sing all of the time? Does musical performance interest your child? At DAAG Vocal Summer Camp will provide a positive, judgment-free environment where kids who love to sing can be with other children with the same interests. We will work with your children building singing and performing skills using songs they love and create an experience that will be remembered for a long time.

 

July 15- 18 — Vocal Summer Camp (afternoon session)

Instructed by Summer Aebker for ages 11 through high school. At DAAG Vocal Summer Camp, students will be provided with a positive, judgment-free environment where kids who love to sing can be with other children with the same interests. We will work with your children building singing and performing skills using songs they love and create an experience that will be remembered for a long time

 

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