CC9: AM Clay Camp (Ages 11-14)

CC9: AM Clay Camp (Ages 11-14)

August 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Registration Fee: $115 per person

CC9: Morning Clay Camp
with teaching artists Kevin Eldstrom and Amy Holweger
Monday August 5-Thursday August 8, 10am-Noon
For ages 11-14

Clay camps are an exciting introduction (or revisit!) to the world of ceramics! Create using the process of hand building, where working with clay includes creating pinch pots, coils pots, and sculpture! But that’s not all! You will also explore and create on the pottery wheel, where we learn how to center and throw basic forms like cylinders and bowls! While working on projects, we will also discover fundamental ceramic techniques and terms! Once you have created your ceramic projects, you will also learn about decorating clay using glazes!

(Please note that clay projects will need to be fired in our kilns, a process that requires three to four weeks from the last day to complete, we will send an email once projects are ready for pick-up)

*Is your child interested in attending multiple Clay Camps? GREAT! Like all mediums, more time in the ceramic studios allows your artist to finetune their techniques and skills!

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Our fun-filled camps are jam-packed with extraordinary opportunities to work with clay, painting and drawing, mixed media, glass projects and so much more!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Class Ages: Because projects are designed with the specific age groups identified, students must be the minimum age listed on the start date of camp.

Transportation: Families are responsible for arranging transportation of their students. Students should arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the start of classes and picked-up no later than 15 minutes after camps end.

Art Show: Each week will culminate with an Art Show the final 20 minutes of camp, where we welcome friends and family to celebrate the work of students! Work that is ready to go home may be collected upon departure. Work that needs to be fired in a kiln will remain on site. The Paramount will send an email once the work is ready for pick-up (typically three or four weeks after the final day of camp)

Clothing: Please send your child in clothes that can get messy! Closed toed shoes (no sandals) help keep feet protected while in studio.

Lunch: If your student is registered for both morning and afternoon camps in a week, they are welcome to remain on site and eat lunch with our staff! Students should bring their own bag lunch; students will not be able to leave the facility to purchase lunch off site or have access to vending machines. Due to allergy concerns, we ask that no tree nut or peanut products be sent.

Electronics: We ask that devices, including phones or tablets, be turned to silent mode during camps. Ringtones and alerts can be distracting in the creative environment. The Paramount is not responsible for damaged, lost, or stolen devices. Should you need to contact your student please call the Visual Arts Office at (320) 257-3128.

Assistance Fund: The Paramount Center for the Arts’ Assistance Fund provides access to our educational arts programming for those who would not otherwise be able to participate due to financial limitations.
CLICK HERE for additional details and to apply.

Accessibility: The Paramount welcomes comments and suggestions about how we might continue to improve our programs and services for visitors with disabilities and is committed to improve experiences for every patron. To offer feedback or make requests for a visit, please contact:
Director of Community Engagement, Aimee Miron

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are eligible for a partial refund, less an administration fee of 15% of camp tuition, if the cancellation happens 15 or more calendar days prior to the camp start date. Unfortunately, refunds are not available for cancellations happening 14 days, or fewer, of the camp start date.

Camps run Monday through Thursday each week. Unfortunately, the Paramount is unable to pro-rate camps due to absences, with the exception of family or medical emergency.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions: We are excited to be in the Studios for in-person art camps! The Paramount Center for the Arts continues to follow recommendations of the CDC. Visit our Community Health First page to read about our current practices.

All registrants will be informed of any changes to our protocols as they occur.

August 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Paramount Center for the Arts

913 West St. Germain StreetSt. Cloud, MN 56301United States