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DORCHESTER CENTER FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES CHILDRENS’ SUMMER PROGRAMS

The Dorchester Center for the Arts is providing Mini Day Camps and Full Day Camps for children beginning in June. These week-long sessions provide creative fun under the supervision of experienced artists. Classes are designated by age, and enrollees must be the age stated in the description. Children are group according to attention span, hand size and manual dexterity, not creative maturity. Scholarships are available.

Bead it! Weave it! Wear it! Mini Camp for ages 6 – 9 - Taught by Anna Mulfinger

Children will create beaded jewelry, weaving friendship bracelets, and creating quilted bags perfect for cell phones and ipods. Projects are suitable for boys and girls. Fees are $85 for DCA members; $100 for non-members and supplies are included. The class will run June 25-29 from 9:00 to 11:45. a.m.

Bead it! Weave it! Wear it! Mini Camp for ages 9 and up -- Taught by Anna Mulfinger

Older students will create delicate beadwork for fine jewelry, weave friendship bracelets and

fashion an altered tee that can be worn. This class is appropriate for boys and girls. Fees are $85 for DCA members: $100 for non-members and most supplies are included. Participants must bring two t-shirts to cut and sew. The class will run June 25-29 from noon to 3:00 p.m.

Tween/Teen Art Experience, Outside the Box, Mini Camp for ages 13 and up

Model Building - Taught by Morgan State University Summer Studio Students

Participants will learn how to design a structure by drawing plans and building a model of their own design. Students will develop valuable skills in this unique class that explores the art of architecture and design under the direction of college students. The class will run June 18-22 from 9:00 a.m. noon. Fees are $25 for DCA members; $40 for non-members and supplies are included.

Additional classes for July and August will be announced in the coming weeks.

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