Arts courses offered for children, teens

Children and teens will be able to explore the arts through a number of special courses this summer.

Children and teens will be able to explore the arts through a number of special courses this summer.

The annual Summer Art Program, offered by the Summerland Community Arts Council, will run from July 13 to Aug. 21.

Carmen McDowell, coordinator of the program, said some of the programs, including Music and Movement, Messy and Marvellous and Fun with a Pocket Knife have been popular in past years.

Some new programs are also being introduced this year.

Clay Play, for children seven and older, will introduce children to clay work at the Summerland Potters’ Guild.

Cartoon Craze, for children nine and older, is an introduction to cartooning.

Wet Felting, also for children nine and older, is an introduction to fibre work for children.

Through the Stage Door, an acting course, has been offered in the past, but was not available last year.

An additional course, Young Adult Writing, will be offered Aug. 4 to 7 to prepare students for writing at a university level.

McDowell urges children to register early as some of the courses will fill up quickly. In addition, bursaries are available for those who are in need.

Information on the arts program and a list of all programs offered is available online at summerlandarts.com/programs/summer-arts-program or at the Summerland Community Arts Centre, 9908 Main St.

 

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