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39 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Phone: (440) 774-7158
Fax: (440) 775-1107

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FAVA Summer Camp

Unleash your imagination and develop your creativity at art camp this summer! Students (ages 5-12/grades K-5) will engage in a wide variety of creative media. Campers will get to work with different artist instructors throughout the week. Each week of camp is different from the rest! Need-based scholarships and after-care program available. Camp registration is now open!

Camp weeks:  

June 10-14 Art Soup! Create art with many of your favorite FAVA instructors.

July 15-19 Co-sponsored by the Allen Memorial Art Museum. Art instruction by AMAM staff and a tour of the museum will be included in this week's camp.

August 19-23 Neos Center for Dance will partner with FAVA and will lead some unique sessions combining dance with visual art.

Camp Schedule:

8:30-9:30am arrival time

9:30am-4:00pm regular camp hours

4:00-5:30pm aftercare (additional fee)

Camp tuition:  $230 non-members, $200 for FAVA members

Aftercare:  $45 per week for first child, $15 for each additional child in family. No single day rate.

Camp

Summer Art Camp (July 15-19)

Summer Art Camp (July 15-19)

Age: Grade School

JULY CAMP WEEK - Co-sponsored by Allen Memorial Art Museum AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 FAVA and the Allen Memorial Art Museum will co-sponsor this week long camp of artful fun! Art sessions instructed by AMAM staff along with the opportunity for campers to...

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Aftercare - July Summer Camp (July15-19)

Aftercare - July Summer Camp (July15-19)

Age: Grade School

AFTERCARE FOR JULY SUMMER CAMP (July 15-19) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the July...

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Summer Art Camp (August 19-23)

Summer Art Camp (August 19-23)

Age: Grade School

AUGUST CAMP WEEK - Partnership with Neos Center for Dance AGES 5-12/GRADES K-5 The August camp week will feature Neos Center for Dance who will lead some unique sessions inspiring visual art through dance. Creative projects with FAVA instructors will round out...

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Aftercare - August Summer Camp (August 19-23)

Aftercare - August Summer Camp (August 19-23)

Age: Grade School

AFTERCARE FOR AUGUST SUMMER CAMP (August 19-23) AGES: 5-12, GRADES K-5. The aftercare program is available to campers after the regular camp day ends. Aftercare hours are 4:00-5:30pm and is an open studio concept. Your child must be registered for the August...

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Classes

Beginning Pottery (Summer session)

Beginning Pottery (Summer session)

Age: 18+

This class is dedicated to the fundamental skills of throwing on the wheel. It is also open to those who have some experience on the potter’s wheel and would like to refine their basic skills. Students will gain access to...

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Pottery:  Handbuilding (Summer)

Pottery: Handbuilding (Summer)

Age: 18+

Open to anyone who is interested in learning techniques in hand-building and glaze decoration. Experienced hand-builders welcome.

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Intro to Cartooning

Intro to Cartooning

Age: Tween

AGES: 10-16 years old. In this beginner's class, we will explore the wide world of cartoons. We will study various types of cartoons, learn about different drawing techniques, how to write more effective jokes, and even panel layout. We will try...

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Clay for Kids (July)

Clay for Kids (July)

Age: Grade School

AGES: 8-12 years old. Four-day exploration of hand building techniques and glazing for beginners and youth, with stress placed on sketching ideas out and learning techniques. In week one students will learn about clay, getting a feel for the medium and...

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Watercolors 101

Watercolors 101

Age: Grade School

AGES : 6-10 years old. A beginner's class for children who want to learn all about the wonderful world of watercolor painting! We will explore watercolors and the various techniques used by painters. We will learn how to adjust the shade...

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Beginning Drawing

Beginning Drawing

Age: 18+

AGES 16+ This class will introduce students to basic drawing skills, techniques, and media. The focus will be on drawing from observation and enjoying the process! Learn to translate what you see through the language of drawing. No experience necessary. If...

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Beginning Wheel Throwing for TEENS (Summer)

Beginning Wheel Throwing for TEENS (Summer)

Age: Teen

AGES: 13-17. This class is dedicated to learning the fundamentals of throwing on the potter’s wheel. Students will focus on centering and pulling up even walls while creating mugs, flat bottom bowls, and cylinders. Instruction given on basic glazing techniques. The class...

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Intermediate/Advanced Pottery (Summer)

Intermediate/Advanced Pottery (Summer)

Age: 18+

This two-hour class is designed for the returning student to expand their wheel throwing skills to the next level and explore surface design techniques with personalized instruction. Students will gain access to the FAVA Ceramics Open Studio Program outside of...

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Workshop

Beginning Tapestry Weaving

Beginning Tapestry Weaving

Age: 18+

AGES: 15+. Friday June 28, 6:00 - 8:00pm Saturday June 29, 10:00am - 3:00pm Student will learn basic tapestry weaving techniques, how to warp a small loom, several finishing techniques, and the many uses for these woven items. This will be an introduction...

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Get Ready, Get Set, WEAVE! (June)

Get Ready, Get Set, WEAVE! (June)

Age: 18+

AGES: 16+ June 29 , Saturday 10:00am-1:30pm (Optional open studio June 30, 1-4pm) Have a loom and not sure what to do with it? Need a refresher to get started on your own loom? Weaving on a loom takes more preparation than most...

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Drop Spindle: Plant Fibers

Drop Spindle: Plant Fibers

Age: 18+

AGES: 15+ Students will receive a basic understanding of plant-based fiber and spinning it into yarn using a mini Turkish drop spindle. The drop spindle in various forms is present in almost every culture and is still widely used today. Yarn...

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Warping Front to Back

Warping Front to Back

Age: 18+

July 26-July 28 Friday 6–8pm. Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm (Open weave July 30–August 1, 11am-5pm) One of the best tools a weaver can have is choices. Knowing how to do things in multiple ways to accommodate different fibers, equipment and projects opens up...

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Encaustic Painting: Charcoal & Oil Pastel Surfaces

Encaustic Painting: Charcoal & Oil Pastel Surfaces

Age: 18+

August 10 & August 11 Saturday 10:00am–4:30pm, Sunday 1:00–4:00pm In this two-day encaustic workshop, you will be guided through developing quick, smeary, fun charcoal drawings from a subject, with the goal of improving your eye and your understanding of the elements of...

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Double Weave Workshop

Double Weave Workshop

Age: 18+

August 10 & 11 (workshop) Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-5pm August 12-16 (open studio) 11am-5pm Learn to easily weave two layers of cloth on a 4-shaft loom in a variety of techniques: tube, side opening, center opening, double wide, pocket, stuffed or not....

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