Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Arts

Kid Heaven

Talented trio of instructors to deliver a summer of fun

By Catalina Turingan, CCAC


CCAC Summer Staff pictured here from left to right are Hailey Shand, Lexa Villette, and Sydney Hague.


hilliwack Community Arts Council proudly announces that three talented and creative instructors have joined the Art Room team to teach a variety of fun-filled art programs throughout July and August. They arrive with abundance of diverse and fun expertise.


Hailey Shand is the Program Facilitator who is currently studying Food, Nutrition and Health at University of British Columbia. Hailey has crafted a fun and educational line-up for the Crafty Chefs and Kids Cooking Club programs.

Lexa Villette, the Program Assistant, is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees at Simon Fraser University with a goal of becoming an elementary school teacher. Lexa’s experience in craft clubs and as a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters translates into endless fun and inspirational environment for kids.

Sydney Hague, the Program Counsellor, is an energetic high-school student eager to learn from her crew members, and has experience working with young children. Sydney’s enthusiasm for art and working with kids is a perfect fit for the Crayon


Crew Program Ages 3-6
Upcoming kids summer programs include: Crayon Crew (Ages 3 - 6): Fun and creatively themed arts and crafts classes.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9 - 11 a.m.

Kreative Kids Ages 7-12

Challenging and fun arts and crafts projects.
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 - 3 p.m.

Crafty Chefs Ages 3 - 6

Workshops for kids who love to be in the kitchen!
Wednesdays, 9 - 11 a.m.

Kids Cooking Club Ages 7-12

Kitchen safety, measurements, recipes and more.
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.

To announce another significant update and due to overwhelming positive response, Friday programs have been added:

Imagination Station Ages 3 - 6

Entertaining craft, stories and sensory play activities.
Fridays, 9 - 11 a.m.

Artful Antics Ages 7 - 12

Discovering the FUN-damentals of art from drawing, painting & collaging.
Fridays, 1 - 3 p.m.

Adult and teen classes are also being offered this summer: Pixel Art with instructor Steph Brubaker, Urban Art Style with local artist Pat Gerlach, Collaging Wildlife with artist Darlene Kee, Clean Towels and Protected Skin and Hands & Dishes with instructor Jenn Dickie, Graphic Tees with artist Chelsea Lewicki, Get Saucy with Mike and three-series workshops with Red Seal Chef Mike Slanzi, Canning Tomatoes with instructor Doreen Van Stolk, The Art of Book Folding with Steph Brubaker, Corks & Canvas with a local artist and Advanced Cold Process Soap Making: Swirling with Color with instructor Patti Lawn.

Classes run throughout the summer, beginning in July.


Pre-registration is required as space is limited for each class. Interested in being a member…10% off classes and more! For more details on the classes, membership and online registration, please visit www.chilliwackartscouncil.com call 604-769-ARTS (2787), or stop by the office: The Art Room located at 20 – 5725 Vedder Rd.

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