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ART-Ventures for Kids


Helping art explorers think outside the box about art as it relates to the amazing world around us
- Fosters creativity through broad‐based exposure to artists’ tools, techniques and materials
- Talented instructors inspire children to create art that is uniquely their own
- Encourages children’s creative spirit and imagination and promotes the value of art
- Programs include T‐shirt creations and 2 or 3 awesome works of art each day

What to Bring: An old, over-sized T-shirt as a smock, a nut-free snack, and a drink daily

* A scholarship may be available for a child whose parent is willing to assist everyday. Contact Randi at 413-584-7243 or [email protected]

2019 Program Information

Ages: Entering Kindergarten - 5th grade
When: Session 1: July 8th - July 12th
    Session 2: August 12th - August 16
Time: 9am - 12noon
Where: Plains Elementary School Art Room
Cost: $149


Jungle Journey Art-ventures in the Rainforest (Session 1: July 8th - July 12th)
Art explorers take their inner artists for a walk in the rainforest and discover endangered creatures who live there. Lizards, poison dart frogs, bugs and butterflies, tigers and monkeys and more. Experience fabric design while tie-dyeing bandannas, making rainbow T-shirts, and printing on umbrellas. Sculpt animals out of clay, make bug boxes, create rainforest flowers, draw tigers, and paint ceramic flower pots shaped like rainboots. Discover stained glass and scratch art too. Fun facts about endangered animals and how to save the rainforest are included.

Ooopsy Goopsy Messy Art Fun (Session 2: August 12th - August 16th)
The works of art that come from making a mess are quite amazing! Think splatter and blow painting. Make slime and flubber. Create with shaving cream and glue. Design ceramic doggy banks and create shrinky-dink sculptures. Learn how to make your own clay, and then sculpt super cool masks. Decorate wacky, wild cars for an art car parade. Discover marbleizing and glitter painting, design batik T-shirts, and experience collage and fabric arts. Creative spirits are set free!

Registration Listing

Summer Art-Ventures 2019


Jungle Journey Art-Ventures in the Rainforest

Registration closes on 07/01/2019 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 07/08/2019 to 07/12/2019
Show Details
$149.00

Ooopsy Goopsy Messy Art Fun

Registration closes on 08/05/2019 at 11:59 PM
Season Dates: 08/12/2019 to 08/16/2019
Show Details
$149.00

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South Hadley Recreation Department

116 Main Street 
South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075


Office Phone: 413-538-5017 x203
Cancellation Hotline: 413-538-5017 x233


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