June 17 – 21 Clay Creations for a Treehouse or Garden
Potter, Heloise Besse’ with 14 years of clay experience, will show your child how to make ceramic pieces from raw clay using their hands, molds, found objects and clay tools. The joy of manipulating the clay by pinching, squeezing, patting, and rolling with fingers and tools to create both functional and non-functional forms will be a daily experience. “The children will acquire a solid grounding in pottery fundamentals while having fun creating a variety of items. Fun and creative self-expression will be encouraged using folk tales, famous artists work and stories to inspire the children”, says instructor
August 5 – 9 Clay and the Natural World
If your child loves to explore nature and doesn't mind getting their hands dirty, then this is the camp for you. Award winning potter, Bonnie McNett, will lead children in an exploration of the natural world and will guide them in expressing themselves in clay. Instructor Bonnie McNett says “Children will learn about clay and will collect local clay from a creek bed. Children will gather natural objects on hikes and will use these objects in pottery projects. Children will receive an authentic pottery experience and will make at least 6 projects to bring home”.
Camps are Monday – Friday from 9:00am - 12:00pm
ClayWorks must have a minimum of 6 students per camp, in order for camp to make (maximum campers is 8)
For more information or to register online, please visit www.whistlestopclayworks.com or call 513-683-CLAY (2529).