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Classes


Classes for Children

Member’s prices are in parentheses
*Student age requirements must be met by the last day of class
For a full description of each class, download our brochure!


CAMP CREATIVITY (AGE 3–4, PRESCHOOL)
The Hearst introduces preschoolers to a wide variety of art mediums in these five-day camps. Little artists explore painting, drawing, and sculpting with additional time set aside for a snack, story, and a short recess. Lessons and activities coincide with the assigned theme for each week.
Dates:
Monday, June 12–Friday, June 16: Paints, Prints, and Patterns
Monday, July 10–Friday, July 14: Nature & Animals
Monday, July 31–Friday, August 4: Around the World
Time:
Morning option: 10–11:30 am OR
Afternoon option: 2–3:30 pm
Location: Rownd I & II Classrooms
Fee: $40 ($36) per week • Limit 12

CAMP DISCOVERY (AGE 5–8, GRADES K–3*)
Time:
Group A: 9 am–noon**
Group B: 1–4 pm**
Location: Rownd I Classroom
Fee: $65 ($54) per week • Limit 12
* Students must have completed one of these grades during the spring 2017 school year.
** Students may register in both Group A and Group B for a total of $130 ($117) per week.

CAMP EXPLORATION (AGE 9–12, GRADES 4–6*)
Time:
Group A: 9 am–noon**
Group B: 1–4 pm**
Location: Rownd II Classroom
Fee: $65 ($54) per week • Limit 12
* Students must have completed one of these grades during the spring 2017 school year.
** Students may register in both Group A and Group B for a total of $130 ($117) per week.

“BIG JUNK”: REUSE AND RECYCLE
Monday, June 19–Friday, June 23
Students are encouraged to “think BIG” in this camp dedicated to repurposing used materials. Formal art concepts such as texture, shape, space, and design are learned through imaginative art projects. Our classrooms evolve into a frenzy of creativity during this week-long camp for artists who will stop at nothing to make amazing works of art.

SHOWSTOPPIN: PUPPETS, PRESENTATION, AND DRAMA FEATURING EULENSPIEGEL PUPPETS!
Monday, June 26–Friday, June 30
Students learn to use their body and props as instruments of storytelling in this fun and active week of camp! Students are encouraged to use their imaginations to explore the depths of characters, recreate classic tales, and tell a story. Final performances will be held at the Hearst in Mae Latta Hall on the last day of camp—Friday, June 30.

DOODLESPLATS: PAINTS, PRINTS, AND PATTERNS
Monday, July 17–Friday, July 21
What is art if not a bit messy? This camp breaks down the confines of cleanliness and encourages students to doodle, dot, splish, and splash through colorful activities. While younger students explore painting and print-making, the older students study patterns in art through mixed media projects. Students are encouraged to bring a friend and dress for mess!

AROUND THE WORLD: WORLD-WIDE EXPLORATION THROUGH ART
Monday, July 24–Friday, July 28
Buckle your seat-belts and grab your sketchbook—it’s time for an artistic adventure! Students learn about different art forms from around the globe through fascinating lessons and activities; from African masks to Chinese watercolor paintings, Native American beading patterns to European sculpture. This eye-opening week of camp leaves students with a greater knowledge of world-wide artistic practices.

NATURE AND ANIMALS: ART AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS
Monday, August 7–Friday, August 11
Celebrate the great outdoors through art! This camp has students incorporate pieces of nature and their surroundings to make a variety of artistic work. Younger students will focus on creating crafts and prints while older students will get to try out aspects of eco-printing.

OUT OF THIS WORLD: SPACE AND ART
Monday, August 14–Friday, August 18
Get ready to blast off for a fun week of art! In this new art camp students create projects related to space exploration and take a look at how artists use art to explain the topic of space travel. Older students learn how spacial concepts are incorporated into different works of art while younger students work to create their own space stations


James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Boulevard
Cedar Falls, Iowa, 50613
319.273.8641
Gallery Hours
Mondays | Closed
Tuesday & Thursday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday & Friday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | 1:00pm-4:00pm
Hearst Center for the Arts is part of the Department of
Municipal Operations & Programs, City of Cedar Falls.
City of Cedar Falls