Summer Arts & Crafts

Arts and Crafts Summer Series Announced!

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EDW Parks and Recreation is excited to announce that the Arts & Crafts Summer Series is now available.  The Summer Series begins June 13 - 16, and runs for 6 weeks, with July 4th week off.  Each week offers a different class, and kids may sign up for 1 or more weeks.  Here is how the age groups and times break down:

Ages 4 - 7 Class time is from 9:00 - 9:50am
Ages 8 - 11 Class time is from 10:00 - 10:50am
Ages 12 - 14 Class time is from 1:30 - 2:20pm
Ages 15 - 18 Class time is from 2:30 - 3:20pm

All classes will originate in the Edwardsville Community Center. 

Here is a quick breakdown of classes offered:

June 13 - 16 ART IS SIMPLE
This week, we will discover how easy it can be to create art using simple lines.  Morning classes will create a life size portrait for their final project, while the afternoon classes will create an acrylic painted canvas.

June 20 - 23 WATERCOLOR
Different techniques will highlight the week on the use of watercolors.  Students will finish a self-chosen project by the end of the week.

Introduction to textures used in art!  Morning students will create an awesome sculpture to take home, while the afternoon classes will create a 3-D art project.

July 4 - 7 NO CLASS

This class offers weaving basics and will enhance fine motor skills and challenge the imagination!  Morning classes will create friendship bracelets, while the afternoon classes will create a petite wall hanging for display!

July 18 - 21 HOT AND COLD
The basics of colors and dividing warm and cool colors.  AM classes will create a salt art sea creature portrait, while the PM classes will create an image that follows the works of Pablo Picasso!

July 25 - 28 ART + MUSIC= WHOA
Looking at the famous FANTASIA movies, we will learn how to pair sounds with music/color.  Canvas creations that exhibit your interpretation of music will be the featured project!

Class prices are:

Ages 4 - 7 and 8 - 11, each class is $8.00.  Each class runs 4 days in length, and includes all supplies.
Ages 12 - 14 and 15 - 18, each class is $10.00.  Each class runs 4 days in length and includes all supplies.

Remember, there is a free lunch program at the EDW Community Center that begins at 10:45am and runs until 1:00pm. 

Register early, as classes are limited to 12 kids per age group.

If you have any questions, please contact Mike at 816 - 260 - 0016 or