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ALCA plans Kids Experience

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - Updated: 9:18 AM

BLUE MT. LAKE -- The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts here has announced its AC Kids Experience for this summer.

Held at various locations, the workshops run from July 7 through Aug. 22. They combine summer fun with arts education.

Each day has two sessions, one in the morning focusing on visual arts and one in the afternoon focusing on performing arts. Morning sessions run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with lunch (bring your own) from 12:30-1 p.m. The afternoon sessions run from 1-3 p.m.

Stay for the day for $25 / $20 members, or attend just a morning or afternoon session for $15 / $10 members. The week-long theater camp is $60 / $50 members.

Sessions will be held Mondays and Fridays at LP Quinn Elementary School in Tupper Lake, Wednesdays at ALCA at Blue Mt. Lake, and Thursdays at Inlet's Arrowhead Park.

Week 1 July 7-11

Morning Session: Mural Art. Create a mural to represent the Adirondack style.

Afternoon Session: Dance. Learn a one-of-a-kind dance routine.

Week 2: July 14-18

Morning Session: An introduction to drawing, painting and watercolors.

Afternoon Session: Acting. Bring short plays to life.

Week 3: July 21-25 - Superhero Week

Morning Session: Claymation. Create a favorite superhero using the art of sculpting.

Afternoon Session: Create and Perform a Superhero Story. Watch the words come to life.

Week 4: July 28 - Aug. 1

Morning Session: Collage Me! Each child will use pictures, magazines, text and color to show what makes him or her special.

Afternoon Session: Adirondack Sing-Off. Learn the vocal technique needed to become a rock star.

Week 5: Aug. 3-8

Morning Session: Shel Silverstein and Me! Create artwork to go along with Silverstein's famous stories.

Afternoon Session: Comedy Improv. This workshop teaches the art of thinking fast using many of the basic rules of improvisation.

Week 6: Aug. 18-22 - Theater Camp at the arts center with a performance Aug. 22nd at 12:30 p.m. This year's production will be a performance of "Where the Wild Things Are." Students will have a hand in building costumes and sets as well as the lighting.


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