Visual Arts

3D Art

Activity Details

Date: 7/15/2019 - 7/18/19

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Brookview Elementary, Room 205

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 3 - 6

Instructor: Annie Matzke

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Want to add another dimension to your art projects? In this class we will build, sculpt and create art that goes UP and OUT! Learn how to draw in the third dimension, make an edible village, sculpt a paper mache mask and create a bowl from scratch.

This is not your ordinary art class. Join us for the fun!

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Get a Kick Out of Pottery

Activity Details

Date: 6/10/2019 - 6/13/19

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Room A108

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 4 - 5

Instructor: Craig Seath

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

This class is for those who love to create things with their hands. Students will learn how to mold a variety of objects out of clay (pinch pot, picture frame, etc) as well as use pottery wheels. We’ll also experiment with different colored glazes. Dress in “grubby” clothes. Please bring a drink and snack daily.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $17.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $16.13
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $16.12
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Get a Kick Out of Pottery - Breeze

* Class is currently full. Waiting list open.

Activity Details

Date: 6/10/2019 - 6/13/19

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Stillwater Area High School, Room A108

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 6 - 9

Instructor: Craig Seath

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

This class is for those who love to create things with their hands. Students will learn how to mold a variety of objects out of clay (pinch pot, picture frame, etc) as well as use pottery wheels. We’ll also experiment with different colored glazes. Dress in “grubby” clothes. Please bring a drink and snack daily.  

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $17.25
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $16.13
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $16.12
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$96.75

Harry Potter Craft and Fan Club

Activity Details

Date: Session 1: 7/15/2019 - 7/18/19; Session 2: 7/22/2019 - 7/25/19

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Location: Session 1: Brookview Elementary, Room 202; Session 2: Stonebridge Elementary, Room A112

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 4 - 7

Instructor: Sara Dinzeo

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Share your love of Harry Potter in this magical class! Make a scarf like Mrs. Weasley and a wand like Mr. Ollivander. Don’t forget about fantastic beasts! Make your own bowtruckle to keep in your pocket—just like Newt!

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $14.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$89.25

Picture This!

Activity Details

Date: 7/12/2019 & 7/13/19

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Oak-Land Middle School, Room 138D

Age Requirement: Entering Grades 6 - 9

Instructor: Annie Matzke

Sponsoring Organization: Stillwater Area Public Schools Community Education

Activity Description

Learn to take great photographs! We will discuss different elements of good photography and practice how we can creatively use our camera to take cool pictures of the people and things around us. We will spend time indoors and outdoors taking pictures and finishing with a quick glimpse into how to edit our shots to make fun and personalized art. Each student should bring a digital camera with batteries, a memory card and a USB cord. Please bring a bag lunch both days.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $3.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$56.25

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $15.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $3.75
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$56.25

Shell Lake Painting & Drawing Fueled by Your Inspiration Camp

Activity Details

Date: 8/4/2019 - 8/9/19

Time: Overnight Residential Camp

Location: Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake, WI

Age Requirement: For students who have completed grades 6 - 11

Faculty: Ed Krejcie

Activity Description 

It doesn't matter how much experience you have drawing and painting. This class offers you the opportunity to set personal goals and receive one-on-one instruction in a small group setting. The more ideas and questions you come to camp with, the more you'll improve your drawing and painting skills!  Begin the week setting goals and working with the instructor to create a plan of action to meet those goals. The class is limited to 20 students so you will have plenty of opportunities to get feedback and guidance!  You'll be able to spend the day in the studio working independently and with the instructor and take your art from ordinary to extraordinary. A variety of quality water-based paints will be on hand, along with a variety of drawing materials. Painting and drawing surfaces include quality papers, canvas, and board. Students can learn to stretch their own canvas as well.  A variety of quality water-based paints will be on hand, along with a variety of drawing materials. Painting and drawing surfaces include quality papers, canvas, and board. Students can learn to stretch their own canvas as well.

Art Show

Final pieces will be on display throughout the week.  

Visit the Shell Lake Arts Center website for more details.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $95.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $200.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$390.00

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $195.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $100.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$390.00

Shell Lake Film Camp

Activity Details

Date: 8/4/2019 - 8/9/19

Time: Overnight Residential Camp

Location: Shell Lake Arts Center, Shell Lake, WI

Age Requirement: For students who have completed grades 6 - 11

Faculty: Andrew Kirov

Activity Description 

Spend an exciting week learning the basics of digital filmmaking! Film Camp will introduce you to camera and editing techniques, as well as principles of lighting, sound design, and story development. Working individually or in teams, students will complete several short video projects throughout the week, as well as a culminating final project. The week will end with a gala premiere where you will screen your short films to the public!

Students will learn:

Digital Cameras
Editing Software
Downloading videos to the Internet (such as YouTube) Narrative Filmmaking Techniques Lighting Techniques

Students should bring their own digital video camera that is able to be connected to computers.  Tripods are also recommended.  Please contact the Arts Center if you are unable to bring your own camera and tripod.  We will try to obtain equipment for you to use while at camp.  715-468-2414

Visit the Shell Lake Arts Center website for more details.

Activity Pricing

Price for Families Qualifying for Free Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $95.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $200.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$390.00

Price for Families Qualifying for Reduced-Price Lunch
Required Family Contribution (the amount you pay): $195.00
Youth Advantage Scholarship: $100.00
MAA Contribution (tax credit amount loaned to you):
$390.00