Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Three new instructors for summer art programs

Released by Melissa Oren, CCAC/Submitted photo

 

Hailey Shand (L to R), Chelsea Lewicki, and Hannah Clark will be spending the summer working with kids in CCAC's art programs.

 

his summer we have three very talented and creative instructors, with diverse areas of expertise, joining us to teach a variety of fun-filled art programs throughout July and August:

 

Hailey Shand, our Program Facilitator, is currently studying Food, Nutrition and Health at UBC. Hailey has crafted a fun and educational line-up for our Crafty Chefs and Kids Cooking Club programs.


Chelsea Lewicki is our Program Assistant, who is currently pursuing a Bachelor in Visual Arts at UFV and hopes to achieve her Masters in Art Therapy. Her arts background shines in our Kreative Kids art program for ages 7-12.


Hannah Clark, our Program Counsellor, is currently entering her final year of high school. She is energetic, eager to learn from her crew members, and has experience working with young children. Hannah’s enthusiasm for art and working with kids is a perfect fit for our Crayon Crew program for ages 3-6.


Upcoming kids summer programs include:

Crayon Crew (Ages 3 - 6): Fun and creatively themed arts and crafts classes. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9 - 11am


Kreative Kidz (Ages 7 - 12): Challenging and fun arts and crafts projects. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 - 3pm


Crafty Chefs (Ages 3 - 6): Workshops for kids who love to be in the kitchen! Wednesdays, 9 - 11am


Kids Cooking Club (Ages 7 - 12): Kitchen safety, measurements, recipes and more. Wednesdays, 1 - 3pm


Drama Camp with Nelly Fargeon (Ages 7 - 12): Kids will learn about theatre arts, and put on a show for family and friends! Sponsored in part by UFV Theatre. Monday – Friday, 10am - 3pm


*Two camps available: July 21 – 25 and/or August 18 – 22

We also have exciting adult and teen classes to offer this summer: A Wire Coiling Workshop with jeweler Alicia Champ, Art in the Park with local artist Judith Pickard, a special Beyond the Selfie photography class for teens with photographer Angelika Young, Cold Process Soap Making and Melt and Pour Soap Making with Executive Director Patti Lawn, and two canning workshops (Jams and Jellies, and Pickles) with cook extraordinaire, Dian Learn.


Classes run throughout the summer, beginning in July, and pre-registration is required. For more details please visit us online at www.chilliwackartscouncil.com, call us at 604-769-ARTS (2787), or stop by our office: The Art Room located at #20 – 5725 Vedder Rd.

 

 

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