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Green Art Camp has been very successful in the month of June and continues for two weeks in July.
The summer school program brought students from the 3rd and 4th grade to the camp. With those students there were about 30 kids a day attending.
They enjoyed making terrariums and butterfly mobiles, newspaper tote bags and duct tape wallets the first week.
The projects the second week were mosaic bird baths, birdhouses and beaded bugs. “The response from the students and teachers has been very positive”, said Liz Jenkins one of the organizers of the camp.
Summer school was out in July but the Art Guild is hoping to have many of the kids return for the last two weeks. Some of the projects in July include cardboard guitar, paper bowls, clay necklace, tie dye and on the last day homemade ice cream.
There has not only been a good turn out of children, but of volunteers. There have been members and non-members alike showing up to help the kids with their projects, and all the hard work has been appreciated.
The dates in July for the camp are July 12 and 13, 19 and 20. There are sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. each day.
Ava Art Guild’s monthly meeting and workshop will be held on July 16. Social time starts at 1 p.m., a short business meeting at 1:30 p.m., and the workshop at 2 p.m. The presenter for the month will be Rita Fancher doing a painting in three colors plus white.
Rita has been a member of the Art Guild for many years and is a wonderful artist and painting teacher. All supplies are provided by the guild or you can bring your own. Information can be found on the website as to what colors will be used, or to register a child for camp, avaartguild.org; email avaart firstname.lastname@example.org or find them on facebook.