2017 SPring Afternoon Programs

Glendale Branch Library: Tuesdays 4:00

Marmalade Branch Library: Thursdays 3:00

 

Summer 2017 - register online now :) 

June 5–9 – grades 2 – 4

9AM – 12PM – Giant Things – Huge spool knitting,  rolled newspaper towers, and oversized sunflowers are some of the fun things you’ll make – they might even be bigger than you!
Register here.

 

June 7 and June 9 – EVERYBODY!

3PM – 5PM – Open House! – Come visit the Clever Octopus Studio and make slime, mini junkbots, and so much more. This class is FREE! Drop in between 3 and 5 PM to see what we're up to, make fun things, and sign up for summer fun. 

 

June 14 – Ages 7 – 12

10AM – 12PM – When fish fly! – Explore handmade kites and create your own Japanese style carp kite. This camp meets at Murray Park Pavilion #5: Register here.

 

June 16 – Ages 7 – 12

10AM – 12PM – More Japanese-inspired art! – It's Creative Reuse Center Bounce-back day! Come to our studio and create more Japanese-inspired art. $10 with a Bounce Back ticket from Murray City Park camps, $25 regular price. Register here.

 

June 26–30 – grades 3 – 6

9AM – 12PM – Reflect & Sparkle Windchimes – Make paper beads, string metal treasures, and make unique windchimes, dreamcatchers, and Japanese flying carp windsocks. Register here.

1PM – 4PM – Fun with Matisse – Play with sticky vinyl, magazine collage, and stencils while exploring the abstract shapes of Henri Matisse. Register here.

 

June 26–30 – grades 6 – 8

8:30am – 4:30pm – Hammers, Textiles and Patterns: Girls Camp – Are you ready to get creative with recycled items? We’ll create string from plastic bottles, fuse plastic bags to make pencil pouches, and build looms to weave fabric and plastic. Color chemistry is also on the agenda! Students will explore patterns and color using batik and henna. Come prepared to be outside each day under shade tents—We promise, we'll keep cool with plenty of water and squirt guns. Drop off and pick up take place at NHMU. This is an outdoor camp that will take place around the Museum site. This camp meets at Natural History Museum of Utah: Register here.

 

July 10–14 – grades 3 – 8

9AM – 12PM – Monster Lab Sewing School – Sew monsters and more! Register here.

1PM – 4PM – Gizmos & Gadgets – Fun with physics - make stuff, play games, be a science whiz. Register here.

 

July 12 – Ages 7 – 12

10AM – 12PM –  Color Explosion! – Get messy with colorful spin art and tie dye. Bring your own cotton tshirt to dye. This camp meets at Southwood Park: Register here.

 

July 15 – Ages 7 – 12

10AM – 12PM – More colorful art! – It's Creative Reuse Center Bounce-back day! Come to our studio and create more colorful art. $10 with a Bounce Back ticket from Murray City Park camps, $25 regular price. Register here.

 

July 2428 – grades 6 – 8

8:30am – 4:30pm – Geometry and Art – Squares, circles and triangles - geometric shapes are the building blocks for almost everything. Join us as we explore geometry's role in traditional and modern art. We’ll build string art, design papercut tessellations inspired by MC Escher, and draw our surroundings like Piet Mondrian. Together, we will create a 3D sculpture inspired by Wasily Kandinsky, and we’ll use our repeating pattern designs to create fancy fabrics. Come prepared to be outside each day under shade tents—We promise, we'll keep cool with plenty of water and squirt guns. Drop off and pick up take place at NHMU. This is an outdoor camp that will take place around the Museum site. This camp meets at Natural Museum of Utah: Register here.

 

July 31–August 4 – grades 3 – 6

9AM – 12PM – Maker Lab – Build a water wheel, design the strongest bridge, and make a soap-powered boat. Register here.

1PM – 4PM – Sculpture & Mobiles – Play with shapes and balance in 2D and 3D art inspired by Kandinsky, Miro, Picasso, and Calder. Build a staybile and a mobile. Register here.

 

AUGUST 9 – Ages 7 – 12

10AM – 12PM – Cardboard Warriors! Travel to medieval times and build your own battle armor (and horses, carts, and more) from cardboard, tape, and other found objects.  This camp meets at Germania Park: Register here.

 

August 11 – Ages 7 – 12

10AM – 12PM – More cardboard art! – It's Creative Reuse Center Bounce-back day! Come to our studio and create more cardboard art. $10 with a Bounce Back ticket from Murray City Park camps, $25 regular price. Register here.

 

August 14–18 –  grades 2 –  5

9AM – 12PM – The Sweet Life – … pop art with Andy Warhol and cake and pie in art with Wayne Thiebaud Register here.

1PM – 4PM – Art + Science = Wonder Register here.

 

Prices, unless noted otherwise:

Morning Session: $130
Afternoon Session: $130
All day (stay through lunch): $280
Aftercare – pick up by 5PM – $10/day

Older students are welcome to join any program.

 

Questions? Contact us at programs@cleveroctopus.org or 801.441.0866