Odyssey ClayWorks

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Muddy Makers

Instructor: Paige Janeri

Ages 8-12

 

Rescheduled to Fall Session – Date/Time TBA

 

The process of working with clay is fun, creative, and expressive! “Muddy Makers” is great for students looking to meet other creative kids, while shaping, sculpting, and decorating projects you can take home and use. We will also get a chance to work on the potter’s wheel! Join Paige on this journey to learn the  basics of clay, make friends, and have fun in the studio!

 

Tuition: $225

$25 discount for siblings enrolled in the same class

Use promo code “claycamp25”

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Clay Camp 2020

Odyssey Clay Camp 2020

All camps are $235 per camper.

$25 discount for siblings enrolled in the same class.

Use promo code “claycamp25” on ONE ticket.

 

 

It’s Wheely Fun!

Ages 8 – 12

Kelsey Sickmeyer

June 8 – 12, 2 – 5pm

Learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel during this “wheely” fun camp! We will make and decorate mugs, bowls, flower vases and more! Join Halima for a fun camp with an upbeat atmosphere. Let’s go for a spin!

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FUNctional Figures

Ages 8 – 12

Sara Ballek

June 15 – 19, 9am – 12pm

 

Have you ever seen a fox turn into a coffee mug? Or used a unicorn horn for an ice cream cone? In this camp we will be learning how to make several types of pots and will add details to give them their own personality! The focus will be on getting students comfortable using the wheel while having the creative freedom to turn their pots into fun characters along the way!

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Pedal to the Metal

Ages 8 – 12

Kelsey Sickmeyer

June 15 – 19, 2 – 5pm

 

We are going to go learn how to use a pottery wheel to make cups, bowls, vases and plates!  Students will learn different ways to decorate these vessels, and once finished, they will be food safe treasures for the whole family! This is a fun exploration of the clay studio for kids age 8-12.

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On Your Marks, Get Centered, Throw!

Ages 6 – 10

Sara Ballek

June 22 – 26, 9am – 12pm

 

Handmade pottery is a great way to add some fun and creativity to your meals! What if you had the chance to make some of your own? Students will learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel to create a variety of objects for daily use. We will also explore painting, decorating and sculpting to add final touches to our masterpieces!

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Set the Table – CANCELLED

Ages 8 – 12

Amy Briggs

June 22 – 26, 2 – 5pm

 

It is scientifically proven that food taste better off of dishes you made yourself! Learn how to fill the kitchen cabinet with one of a kind bowls, cups, and plates that your family will love to use for years to come. Ding! Ding! Ding! Come to the table! Dinner’s ready!

 

Advanced Wheel #1

Ages 8-14

Kelsey Sickmeyer

June 29 – July 3, 9am – 12pm

 

This is the camp for students who have taken at LEAST one camp or class at Odyssey in the last year or two that was focused on the potter’s wheel. Students will be encouraged to develop their throwing skills to create bigger and better vessels on the wheel! We will move faster and have more freedom, so start sketching some ideas now and we will make them come alive!

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Round and Round

Ages 6 – 10

Halima Flynt

June 29 – July 3, 2 – 5pm

 

You will learn how to work on the potter’s wheel in this fun-packed creative camp! We will be learning all sorts of hand-building and wheel-throwing skills to create amazing works of art that you can use! Bring all of your creative and interesting ideas and we will turn them into reality.

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Advanced Wheel #2

Ages 8-14

Kelsey Sickmeyer

July 6 – 10, 9am – 12pm

 

This is the camp for students who have taken at LEAST one camp or class at Odyssey in the last year or two that was focused on the potter’s wheel. Students will be encouraged to develop their throwing skills to create bigger and better vessels on the wheel! We will move faster and have more freedom, so start sketching some ideas now and we will make them come alive!

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Claying with Your Food

Ages 6 – 10

Paige Janeri

July 6 – 10, 2 – 5pm

 

Food is something that everybody needs, deserves, and enjoys! In this week of camp, we will prepare some of our personal favorites in the clay studio.  No experience or prior knowledge of clay is necessary to enjoy hand building sculptures that resemble our favorite things to eat. We will literally be playing with our food! Students will have the opportunity to use the wheel to make a bowl or plate to serve their favorite meals. These fun exercises will get us thinking creatively about what we like to eat and get us talking about the importance of balanced nutrition.

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Lovely Luminaries

Ages 6 – 10

Allison Cochran

July 13 – 17, 9am – 12pm

 

Light up your life this week while learning how light and clay work together. During this camp, we will create votives, candleholders, luminaries and lamps you can use at home. Plus, you’ll get a chance to try the potter’s wheel! Shine your brightest light!

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Find Your Spirit Animal

Ages 8 – 12

Paige Janeri

July 13 – 17, 2 – 5pm

 

We can learn a lot from nature when we observe animals in the wild. We can observe their natural characteristics and habits. In this week of camp, we will dig into some clay and explore our spirit animals. No experience or prior knowledge of clay is necessary to enjoy creating hand-built sculptures and wheel thrown vessels that resemble our favorite animals.

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Here We Throw!

Ages 5 – 8

Kelsey Sickmeyer

July 20 – 24, 9am – 12pm

 

Wheel 101- Come dressed to make a mess!

We are going to go learn how to use a pottery wheel to make cups, bowls, vases and plates!  Students will learn different ways to decorate these vessels, and once finished, they will be food safe treasures for the whole family!

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Fantastical Sculptures – CANCELLED

Ages 5 – 8

Kristen Easters

July 20 – 24, 2 – 5 pm

 

In this class, we will explore the depths of your imagination and create fantastical creatures from fairy tales, myths, and legends. Fairies, dragons, mermaids, elves and gnomes will all make an appearance in the studio this week. If you can dream it up, you can make it come to life in clay!

 

Dream BIG

Ages 8 – 12

Kelsey Sickmeyer

July 27 – 31, 9am – 12pm

 

This week we will focus on HANDBUILDING strategies to make BIG pots and sculptures that you actually get to KEEP!  We are aiming for 1-2 foot sculptures and vessels.  We’ll warm up to proper construction methods on the first day with 1-2 smaller pieces that we will raku on the last day, and then spend the rest of the time focusing on just 2-3 larger pieces- constructing them well so they can survive the firing, while bringing those dreams to life!  Come with BIG ideas 🙂

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The Secret Life of Clay Pets

Ages 6 – 10

Sara Ballek

July 27 – 31, 2 – 5pm

 

Calling all animal lovers! This is the camp for you! In this class, students will create animals out of clay while learning all about the clay studio. We will be focusing on using handbuilding methods to create colorful creatures and habitats! We’ll also use the potter’s wheel to create bowls and plates so you can feed them! Join Sara for this week on the wild side!

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Fun, Colorful Clay

Ages 5 – 8

Kristen Easters

August 3 – 7, 9am – 12pm

 

In this camp, designed for the youngest age group, we’ll create beautiful and functional pottery forms on and off the potter’s wheel. We’ll decorate our masterpieces using colors we love and fire them so that you can use them at home for years to come. Join Kristen for a colorful and fun week in the studio!

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Young Potter’s Wheel Camp

Ages 8 – 12

Kristen Easters

August 3 – 7, 2 – 5pm

 

Ready? Set? Throw! Let’s explore what clay can do! We’ll use the potter’s wheel to make cereal bowls, candlesticks, storage jars and more. Join Amy as she shows you how to spin some amazing creations in the studio!

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Handbuilt Habitats – CANCELLED

Ages 5 – 8

Halima Flynt

August 10 – 14, 9am – 12pm

Explore your favorite animals and their habitats in this super fun week of clay activities. We’ll learn to draw animals and sculpt them out of clay. Then we’ll make homes for them to live in! We’ll build birds’ nests and fishbowls and so much more! Plus, we’ll even get a chance to use the potter’s wheel!

 

Onward and Upward!

Ages 10 – 14

Kristen Easters

August 10 – 14, 2 – 5pm

 

Let’s go big! In this class, we’ll roll slabs, coil, and pinch pots so big they will blow your mind! The sky is the limit in this class, so bring your imagination and we will make your big ideas into reality.

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