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Monday July 15 @ 9:00 am - Friday July 19 @ 12:00 pm

Intro to Clay Hand Building – Ages 8+

Kids Camps

Little Potters: Introduction to Clay Hand Building Camp

Overview: Welcome to Little Potters, a delightful and engaging art camp designed specifically for children to explore the world of clay hand building. This camp offers a playful and educational experience, perfect for young minds eager to delve into the art of clay. Over the course of the camp, children will learn the fundamentals of working with clay, transforming simple lumps of earth into wonderful creations.

Camp Highlights:

Discovering Clay: Children will start their journey with an introduction to clay as a medium – its history, types, and the endless possibilities it offers for creative expression.
Basic Techniques: Our experienced instructors will guide the little potters through the foundational techniques of clay hand building such as pinching, coiling, and slab building. These techniques are the building blocks for creating a variety of clay objects.
Thematic Creations: Each day, children will embark on a new project, creating items that range from functional pottery like bowls and cups to imaginative figures and animals. The themes will be fun and child-friendly, encouraging creativity and storytelling.
Texture and Decoration: Beyond shaping, children will also learn how to add textures and decorations to their creations using various tools and techniques, making each piece unique.
Glazing and Painting: Towards the end of the camp, children will be introduced to the basics of glazing and painting, learning how to add color and vibrancy to their clay creations.
Show and Tell: The camp will conclude with a show-and-tell session where children can proudly display their creations and share their experiences with family and friends.

Camp Environment:

The camp is set in a safe, nurturing environment with a focus on creativity and exploration.
Small group sizes ensure personalized attention for each child.
All materials, including high-quality, child-safe clay and tools, are provided.

Who Should Attend: This camp is ideal for children ages 8+ who are curious about art and love to work with their hands. No prior experience with clay is necessary – just a readiness to get a little messy and have a lot of fun!

Join Us: Embark on a journey of artistic discovery with Little Potters, where children can unleash their imagination, learn new skills, and experience the joy of creating with clay. Sign up today and let your child explore the wonderful world of clay hand building!

Camp is from 9 to 12 - Please pack a snack and a water bottle. If your child will be staying for the afternoon session Intro to the Pottery Wheel, please pack a nut-free lunch and an additional snack.

Monday July 15 @ 1:00 pm - Friday July 19 @ 5:00 pm

Intro to Wheel Throwing – Ages 8+

Kids Camps

Camp Highlights:

Getting to Know the Wheel: Children will start their journey with an introduction to the potter's wheel, learning about its history and how it works. They will get familiar with the basic setup and safety guidelines.
Fundamentals of Wheel Throwing: Our experienced instructors will guide the kids through the fundamental techniques of wheel throwing, including centering clay, opening, and pulling up walls to create basic forms like cylinders and bowls.
Shaping and Trimming: As the week progresses, children will learn how to shape their thrown pieces and master the art of trimming to create foot rings and refine their works.
Creative Exploration: Each day will bring new challenges and opportunities for creative expression. Kids will experiment with different shapes and sizes, trying their hands at making cups, vases, plates, and more.
Decorative Techniques: In addition to forming shapes, children will also explore various decorative techniques such as adding textures, carving, and applying slips for color.
Glazing and Finishing: The camp experience will culminate with an introduction to glazing, where kids will learn how to apply glazes to their bisque-fired pieces, preparing them for the final firing.

Camp Environment:

The camp is conducted in a safe, encouraging, and fully equipped pottery studio.
Emphasis is placed on creativity, experimentation, and enjoying the process of making pottery.
Small group sizes ensure personalized guidance and attention for each child.
All materials and tools, including clay, glazes, and access to potter's wheels, are provided.

Who Should Attend: Spin & Shape is perfect for kids ages 8+ who are curious about pottery, enjoy hands-on activities, and love to create. No prior experience with clay or wheel throwing is required – just a willingness to learn and a desire to have fun with clay!

Join the Fun: Let your child discover the magic of wheel throwing at Spin & Shape! It's more than just a camp; it's an opportunity for kids to engage in a creative process, learn a fascinating craft, and make new friends. Sign up now and watch your child spin clay into beautiful art!

Difficulty: Moderate
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Louie or Lizzie Lawn Lizard Planter

Clay Handbuilding

Craft a Unique Lizard-Shaped Planter: Stoneware Clay Hand-Building Workshop Unleash your creativity in our specialized hand-building pottery class, where you will learn to sculpt, design, and finish a whimsical lizard-shaped planter. This engaging workshop is perfect for both beginners and experienced potters looking to add a playful touch to their garden or home décor.  This […]

Monday July 22 @ 9:00 am - Friday July 26 @ 5:00 pm

Magical Mythical Creatures

Kids Camps

Magical, Mythical Creatures Art Camp

Overview: Step into a world of imagination and creativity with our Magical, Mythical Creatures Art Camp! This week-long journey is an artistic adventure where young artists will explore and bring to life the enchanting realm of mythical creatures. Our camp is designed to ignite the creative spark in every camper through a variety of art mediums and techniques, all centered around the fascinating theme of magical creatures from folklore and fantasy.

Artistic Explorations:

Clay Hand Building: Delve into the tactile world of clay by sculpting and shaping your very own mythical creatures. Campers will learn various hand-building techniques to create textured, detailed, and imaginative clay sculptures.
Pottery Painting: Transform pottery into magical artifacts with vibrant paints and glazes. Campers will learn about color theory and design principles to create pottery that looks like it came straight out of a mythical tale.
Canvas Painting: Bring mythical scenes to life on canvas. Campers will be introduced to canvas painting techniques, enabling them to depict enchanting landscapes and legendary creatures with brushes and colors.
Watercolor Techniques: Discover the fluid and expressive medium of watercolor. Campers will learn how to blend and layer watercolors to create ethereal and dreamy artworks featuring their favorite mythical beings.
Multi-Media Art: Combine various materials and methods for a grand creative project. This segment encourages campers to use everything they've learned throughout the week, blending techniques like collage, painting, and sculpting to create unique, mixed-media pieces.

Camp Experience: Our camp provides a fun, supportive, and educational environment where imagination knows no bounds. Campers will have the opportunity to:

Engage in hands-on art projects inspired by magical and mythical themes.
Collaborate with fellow campers, sharing ideas and inspiration.
Learn from experienced artists and instructors who specialize in various art forms.
Develop a diverse range of artistic skills and techniques.
Showcase their creations in a celebratory exhibition at the end of the camp.

Who Should Attend: This camp is perfect for young artists who are fascinated by the mystical world of mythical creatures and eager to explore their creativity across multiple art forms. No previous art experience is necessary – just a willingness to dive into the magical world of art and imagination!

Join us for a magical journey where art and myth intertwine, creating an unforgettable experience for every young artist!

Please pack a nut-free lunch, 2 snacks, and a water bottle for full day campers, a lunch, 1 snack, and a water bottle for half day campers. 

Get Tickets $249.00 – $379.00
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Christmas in July

Clay Handbuilding Pottery

🎄 **Christmas in July Event! 🎄 Join us on July 25th for a jolly celebration of all things Christmas! 🎅 Get creative with our Clay Handbuilding workshop, where you can craft your own Christmas tree from Stoneware clay, design unique Sea Glass Trees, or paint your very own Vintage Ceramic Christmas tree. It's the perfect […]

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Textured Centerpiece Bowl Workshop

Clay Handbuilding

Dive into the world of handmade goodness at our Textured Center Piece Workshop! 🌟 Join us for an unforgettable experience where you get to design and mold your very own centerpiece bowl from beautiful Stoneware clay. No experience necessary – just bring your creativity! The class is set to last up to 2.5 hours of pure artistic bliss. Hurry, as ticket sales end on Thursday, July 25th, giving our fantastic staff ample time to prep for this clay-filled extravaganza. Secure your spot now, and let the crafting magic begin!

Get Tickets $9.50 – $75.00
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TRY IT! Pottery Wheel Class – Please READ entire description!

Pottery Wheels Try It Wheels

Join us for a 2 hour wheel class - you will learn how to center your clay on the wheel and create a bowl/vessel. Try it classes are great for all levels - Class includes instruction, demonstration and the basics for beginning to use the wheel. You will prepare your clay and learn to properly clean and care for the wheel. Please dress for a mess and bring a towel for your lap - long hair should be tied up - no jewelry - please remove all rings, watches, bracelets before coming to the studio.

Get Tickets $9.50 – $40.00
Monday July 29 @ 9:00 am - Friday August 2 @ 5:00 pm

Swiftie Makers – Summer Camp Era

Kids Camps

Swiftie Makers - Summer Camp Era

Are you a passionate Taylor Swift fan and an aspiring artist?

Join us for a Taylor Swift Themed Art Camp, and immerse yourself in a world where art meets pop culture, inspired by the iconic music and style of Taylor Swift. This unique camp invites Swifties ages 8+ to explore their creativity through a variety of mediums, celebrating the versatility and emotion of Taylor's music.

Canvas Art: Channel the vibrant storytelling of Taylor's songs into your own canvas creations. From the bold eras of "Red" to the whimsical landscapes of "Folklore" and "Evermore," participants will learn to convey emotion and narrative through paint, guided by skilled instructors passionate about both art and Taylor's discography.

Watercolor: Dive into the softer, ethereal side of Taylor's music with watercolor techniques that mirror the fluidity and depth of songs like "Cardigan" and "Wildest Dreams." This segment focuses on blending, layering, and creating dreamy, lyrical scenes that reflect the heart and soul of Swift's work.

Clay Hand Building: Get your hands dirty and shape your own masterpiece inspired by Taylor's ever-evolving career. From sculpting symbolic references to her music videos to creating pieces that speak to the themes of growth, love, and resilience found in her lyrics, this tactile experience brings a new dimension to fan art.

Pottery Painting: Decorate pottery with motifs and lyrics from Taylor's albums, crafting usable art that brings a touch of Swift magic into everyday life. Whether it's a "Fearless" mug for morning coffee or a "1989" inspired vase, each piece is a testament to the camper's creativity and connection to the music.

Mixed Media: Combine various materials and techniques to create art as layered and diverse as Taylor Swift's discography. This segment encourages experimentation and personal expression, allowing campers to mix paint, collage, and other elements to craft pieces that resonate with their individual interpretation of Taylor's music.

This Taylor Swift Themed Art Camp is more than just an art class; it's a community gathering for fans to express their admiration and connect with Taylor's music on a deeper level. Each day is filled with creativity, music, and the shared joy of bringing "Swifties" together through art.

CANCELLATION POLICY

All camps at Paint 'n Fun Ceramics are NON-REFUNDABLE. Failure to show up or cancel with less than 30 days’ notice will result in loss of payment and no account credit will be issued. Any management approved cancellations/reschedules will be provided in the form of Paint 'n Fun Ceramics Account Credit ONLY. Paint 'n Fun Ceramics Account credits must be redeemed within 90 days. Class minimums and registrations are required for us to order properly order supplies and provide proper staffing. Make-up days are not provided for days missed during our Camps. If we must cancel a camp due to low participation, you will be issued a credit that can be used for another camp during the current year.

Monday July 29 @ 1:00 pm - Friday August 2 @ 5:00 pm

Dungeon and Dragons Art Camp

Kids Camps

Embark on a Magical Quest: Dungeons & Dragons Pottery Camp This summer, join us for an extraordinary adventure at our pottery studio with our Dungeons & Dragons-themed camp! Ideal for young adventurers aged 12-18, this camp combines the creativity of pottery with the enchantment of role-playing, offering a unique blend of art and imagination. Camp […]

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Watercolor Sea Turtles – **Pay for Pottery at Event**

Technique Workshop

Let us walk you step-by-step through this beautiful pottery painting technique to create your own turtle-y awesome piece. $10 includes entry and instruction, Pay for you pottery the night of the event. Pottery prices start at $25 per piece. Choose 1 of 3 designs. Open to ages 12+

Get Tickets $7.50 – $10.00
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Wizardly Mini Camp – **Pay for pottery night of event**

Pottery

Happee Birthdae HARRY! Join us for a fun-filled Harry Potter/ Wizardly themed pottery painting night! You can pay for your pottery at the event! This event is open to all ages, so bring your friends and family for a night of creativity and fun. We’ll have special silk screen designs for the event that can be used on any of our pottery. Ages 13 and up may be dropped off for the event. So, for an unforgettable experience, grab your tickets now and we’ll see you there!

Get Tickets $7.50 – $10.00
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Back to School Workshop

Kids Camps

Our School’s Out camps are designed to keep children engaged and focused on creation. Each camp will offer a unique combination of clay hand building, pottery painting and other media based on the theme of the day.  Teacher workday camps for the 2023-2024 school year will be held as Half Day (9a-1p) and Full Day (9a-5p)camps as requested per parents. We are excited to offer this and cannot wait to see everyone for the upcoming school year! **We must have a minimum of 5 campers to hold camp** *Projects will be available for pick up approximately 14 days after camp

Monday August 5 @ 9:00 am - Friday August 9 @ 5:00 pm

Pet Adventures Art Camp

Kids Camps

Camp Highlights:

1. Canvas Art: Unleash your imagination on canvas as you bring your beloved pet to life through paint and brush. Our experienced instructors will guide you step-by-step, ensuring that your pet's personality and charm shine through on the canvas.

2. Watercolor Magic: Learn the delicate art of watercolor painting and capture the vibrant colors and unique features of your furry friend. Whether it's the sparkle in their eyes or the texture of their fur, you'll learn to make your pet come alive on paper.

3. Pottery Painting: Transform ordinary clay pots into extraordinary pet-themed masterpieces. Create a personalized, hand-painted home for your pet or a decorative keepsake that celebrates your four-legged companion.

4. Clay Hand Building: Shape and mold clay into whimsical sculptures of your pets. From tiny kittens to majestic horses, you'll learn the art of hand-building with clay to create charming figurines and sculptures.

5. Mixed Media Marvels: Combine various art forms, including collage, painting, and more, to create multi-dimensional pet-themed artworks. Let your creativity run wild as you experiment with different materials and techniques.

Requirements: To ensure that your pet is the heart and soul of your artwork, participants are required to provide a quality photo of their pet. Our instructors will help you choose the perfect image to work from, ensuring your artwork truly captures their essence.

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Classic Vase Workshop

Clay Handbuilding

Dive into the world of handmade goodness at our Classic Vase Workshop! 🌟 Join us for an unforgettable experience where you get to design and mold your very own vase from beautiful Stoneware clay. No experience necessary – just bring your creativity! The class is set to last up to 2.5 hours of pure artistic bliss. Hurry, as ticket sales end on Sunday, April 14th, giving our fantastic staff ample time to prep for this clay-filled extravaganza. Secure your spot now, and let the crafting magic begin!

Get Tickets $9.50 – $60.00
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Handcrafted Fairy Houses

Clay Handbuilding

Embark on a whimsical adventure with our Fairy House workshop! Secure your ticket for a magical experience where you and a young companion, aged 7 and up, can craft your enchanting fairy abode. Delve into the art of clay creation with all materials provided, including firing, glazing, and a second firing.  Join us for a delightful journey into the realm of fairy craftsmanship! Crafted from durable Stoneware clay, your fairy house will stand the test of time, resilient against the elements for years to come. *Please note that due to the nature of the materials and the hands-on guidance required,

Get Tickets $9.50 – $59.00
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TRY IT! Pottery Wheel Class – Please READ entire description!

Pottery Wheels Try It Wheels

Join us for a 2 hour wheel class - you will learn how to center your clay on the wheel and create a bowl/vessel. Try it classes are great for all levels - Class includes instruction, demonstration and the basics for beginning to use the wheel. You will prepare your clay and learn to properly clean and care for the wheel. Please dress for a mess and bring a towel for your lap - long hair should be tied up - no jewelry - please remove all rings, watches, bracelets before coming to the studio.

Get Tickets $9.50 – $40.00