Christmas Break Art Camps for Kids Ages 6-12 in Manchester

The Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester is offering a four-day Christmas Break Art Camp for kids aged 6 to 12 (kids will be divided into two age groups) on Monday, Dec. 28 through Thursday, Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Students can attend as few as one and as many as four sessions.

Monday's camp, for ages 7 through 12, is "Creating Outdoor Sculpture and Ceramic Objects," will be held at Turning Wheel Studio at 438 Route 7A, in East Dorset (all other sessions will be for 6-to-12-year-olds and will be held at the Arts Center). Monday's tuition is $70, which includes a $10 materials fee (no other discounts apply).

Tuesday's camp sessions are "Styles of Illustrators," which will include the work of exhibiting artist Phoebe Stone and Drawing Optical Illusions/Perspective.

Wednesday's sessions are Folk Art Painting," based on the paintings of Grandma Moses and the classic Americana prints of Currier & Ives, among others, and Collage Art.

Thursday's camp will be Portraits and A Study of the Human Face and Fantasy Art - Dragons, Fairies and other Mystical Creatures.

Tuesday's through Thursday's camps cost $50 a day for kids of SVAC members/$60 per day for non-members. Discounts are available.

Advance registration is required, contact Stacy Gates at 362-1405.

For class details and more information visit www.svac.org.

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