The Cattaraugus County Arts Council periodically offers art camps for young children - during Winter and Spring school breaks and summer vacation. These camps foster creativity and artistic self expression through fun and engaging classes. With targeted age ranges and small group sizes, your child will be ensured individualized attention in a safe and creative environment. And, with all supplies included, and a price designed to serve the community, they're affordable! We hope that with these prices, more children will be able to experience and benefit from the arts that our classes have to offer.
Registration: Call 716-372-7455 or complete this online registration form. Pre-registration on this form is required for all classes. Payment options: PayPal, check, cash. Payment through PayPal can be made online by selecting "Add to Cart" for each class (Note: When paying through Paypal, please be sure the address you enter in PayPal matches that listed on your registration form). Checks can be sent to PO Box 406, Olean, NY 14760 or dropped off at CCAC. Location: All classes will be held at the CCAC stuido and office, 100 West Main Street, Allegany NY 14706, unless otherwise noted. Cancellations: In the event the class does not fill, CCAC will cancel the class and notify parents on the Thursday or Friday before the class is scheduled. Please provide both your email and phone number on the registration form to ensure you are informed if a class is cancelled. Refunds will be processed on the 15th or 30th of the month via check. Questions: Please contact CCAC with any questions at 716-372-7455 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To sign up here, click on "registration form" below, fill it out and hit "submit." Then choose the green "Pay Now" PayPal button to the right of the class you want your child to take and proceed to do your credit card check out there. Or, you can call the office (M-F, 9 am-4pm) 716-372-7455 and someone can help you.
Teen Wheel Throwing / Patti Rosenswie July 10-14 / 12-2:30pm 13-18 yrs Fee: $65 Beginner wheel throwing class for teens. Patti will teach wedging, coning, centering, opening, enlarge opening, compressing bottom, thin and raise the wall, shaping, compressing the rim, cutting the piece off the wheel, and trimming. You will learn the difference between throwing with and without a bat, with and without a sponge to thin and raise the wall, trimming with and without tools. Basic studio skills including tools required, set up, and clean up. Wow your friends and parents with your works! All supplies included. Finished bisque fired pieces will be available for pick up 2 weeks after the last class.
Teen Throwing- $65
Teen Glazing / Patti Rosenswie July 24, 25 / 12-2:30pm 13-18 yrs Fee: $30
Join Patti Rosenswie in learning to bring color to your finished ceramics piece. She will teach you the proper way to apply glazes, wax, and everything you need to know to have a beautifully finished piece. Students must come with completed bisque fired piece to glaze. Fired pieces will be available for pick up 2 weeks after the last class.
Teen Glazing- $30
Gelatin Printing / Deb Eck July 17 / 5:30-7:30pm 7-14yr Fee: $30
Have you seen images of the latest Gelli printing craze online? Are you discouraged from giving it a try by the cost of the materials? In this workshop we will use affordable household materials to create a gelatin printing plate and experiment with making beautiful, vibrantly colored, layered printed papers using recycled materials to create texture and stencils. Each participant will leave with a plate to use for printing at home. And with a huge stack of experimental printed papers suitable for use in making books, art journaling, collage and scrapbooking. Absolutely no previous printing or art experience required! All supplies included.
Gelatin Printing- $30
Tin Punch for Kids / Michael Smith July 25, 28 / 5:30-7:30pm 7-14 yrs Fee: $35
Tin punching class for ages 7-14 years old. Tin punching is an age old craft method of decorating objects by punching holes in them. It was widely practiced during the colonial period and is still popular today. The craft is easily mastered and requires only a few basic tools thus allowing anyone to practice it. Participants will make a tin punched lantern. We will discuss other projects and finishing techniques so that the participants will be able to continue their enjoyment of the craft. All materials for the class will be provided.
Tin Punch- $35
Kids Basket / Betsy Matz July 29 / 1-4pm 7-14 yr Fee: $35
Join veteran basket maker Betsy Matz to try your hand at this cute hard bottom basket. This basket is made with round reed and a drilled base and is designed for the student who has had no previous basketmaking experience. Students will be able to adorn their basket with their choice of raffia, ribbon, beads, and chenille. All supplies are included.
Kids Basket- $35
Cattaraugus County Arts Council | 100 W. Main St, Allegany NY 14706 | POB 406 Olean, 14760 | 716.372.7455 | email@example.com