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A Gift for Dad

Free

with Sharon Wood

Calendar Jun 15, 2021 at 4 pm

The best gifts come from the heart. In this class, students will create a special gift from the heart for Father's Day. 

AGES: 6-7

Afternoon Paint Along: Kitchen Pantry Paints (Online Class)

$20

with Georgeanne Gaffney

Calendar Jun 23, 2021 at 12 pm

Wednesday, June 23, 12:00-2:00pm EST

Join local artist, Georgeanne Gaffney, to explore and experiment painting with kitchen pantry items such as cinnamon, paprika, green matcha tea, beet juice, coffee, wine and more. You will be delighted by the range of colors you can create! Class will start by creating color swatches then move to painting a “water color” landscape. This will be a visual and aromatic experience!

Materials:

  • Plate for palette
  • Any and all spices on hand such as matcha green tea, turmeric, chili powder, ginger, curry, paprika, coffee grounds, cinnamon and more…..
  • Liquids such as coffee, tea, wine
  • Hot sauce
  • Jams, jellies
  • Anything you can think of…..
  • Watercolor paper, any size
  • Brushes - Round tip and flat, small to medium
  • Pencil for note-taking

Socially-Distanced Theatre Camp

$120

with Mike McCreadie

Calendar Jul 12, 2021 at 9:30 am

Ages 10 - 14  (Annex and outdoors pending good weather!)

Throughout this week kids will learn about the many parts of what goes into putting on a show. Learn about acting, stage direction and what to do and what not to do while on stage. 

Cancellation Policy

  • Contact us at least 6 business days before the camp start date, and we will refund the cost of the program minus a 15% enrollment fee.
  • Contact us 5 business days or less before the camp start date, and we will offer class credit only.

Socially-Distanced Away With Clay

$120

with Brooke Noble

Calendar Jul 13, 2021 at 9:30 am

Ages: 7-13 

Clay may come from the earth, but the sky's the limit in this art camp! From sensational sculptures to functional pottery and more, there is no limit to the mess of fun kids will have. Tiles, animals, masks, coil patterned dishes & extruded artifacts are just some of the projects kids may explore. Finished pieces will be teaming with textures and creativity

NOTE THE DATES: This camp is held Tuesday-Friday and the following Monday

Cancellation Policy

  • Contact us at least 6 business days before the camp start date, and we will refund the cost of the program minus a 15% enrollment fee.
  • Contact us 5 business days or less before the camp start date, and we will offer class credit only.

Socially-Distanced Storming the Stage

$120

with Jessica Deeb

Calendar Aug 2, 2021 at 9:30 am

Ages 6-10

Location: LPCA Theatre

Kids will find their very own star power in this terrific theater camp. Campers will dramatize some of their favorite stories and use theater games to build confidence. The camp will focus on fun and exploring imagination through improv & acting. Kids will learn to express themselves with their voices, bodies and minds while morphing into crazy characters. 

Cancellation Policy

  • Contact us at least 6 business days before the camp start date, and we will refund the cost of the program minus a 15% enrollment fee.
  • Contact us 5 business days or less before the camp start date, and we will offer class credit only.
Full Course

Socially-Distanced Teen Improv Comedy Camp

$120

with Joseph Conto

Calendar Aug 9, 2021 at 9:30 am

Ages: 13-17

Does your teen want to try their hand at learning the basics of improvisational comedy? Then this camp is for them. A week of fun filled and informative sessions with seasoned teachers Joe Conto & Amy Coddington-Burnett!

About the Instructors:

Joe Conto has been with Montreal Improv Theatre in Montreal, Quebec for 10 years.  First as a student and then as a performer and instructor.  He has taught all levels of experience as well as in classic improv formats such as Harold, Armando, Pretty Flower and Narrative.  He has performed at festivals in New York City, Toronto, Ottawa, Boston, Burlington and Hartford, and has also competed and placed first in Montreal’s city-wide Threepio Competition.  He has studied under improv notables Armando Diaz, Will Hines, Jill Bernard and Kirsten Rasmussen.  Joe Conto continues to teach in Montreal while employed as the Department Chair of Business & Hospitality with Paul Smith’s College.  Most recently, he has begun teaching improv in the tri-lakes area at both BluSeed Studios and Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

Amy Coddington-Burnett got her start in Washington, DC with WIT (Washington Improv Theater) both as a performer and teacher.  While there, she taught both traditional improv techniques and facilitated corporate team-building workshops, using those same skills.  After relocating to Saranac Lake, she founded the troupe Gag Reflex; both a performance group and community outreach organization. She currently teaches Improv for Life Skills as an adjunct instructor at Paul Smith’s College.  Additionally, she has taught at Hochschule Munchen School in Germany for the last three summers, teaching improv to international students. 

Cancellation Policy

  • Contact us at least 6 business days before the camp start date, and we will refund the cost of the program minus a 15% enrollment fee.
  • Contact us 5 business days or less before the camp start date, and we will offer class credit only.

Socially-Distanced Away With Clay

$120

with Brooke Noble

Calendar Aug 17, 2021 at 9:30 am

Ages: 7-13 

Clay may come from the earth, but the sky's the limit in this art camp! From sensational sculptures to functional pottery and more, there is no limit to the mess of fun kids will have. Tiles, animals, masks, coil patterned dishes & extruded artifacts are just some of the projects kids may explore. Finished pieces will be teaming with textures and creativity

NOTE THE DATES: This camp is held Tuesday-Friday and the following Monday

Cancellation Policy

  • Contact us at least 6 business days before the camp start date, and we will refund the cost of the program minus a 15% enrollment fee.
  • Contact us 5 business days or less before the camp start date, and we will offer class credit only.




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