Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts

Kids Classes & Clay Camp

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Summer Clay Camp 2018

Clay Camp meets Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm or 2-5pm.
Ages 4-15
$225 Each Camp
$25 Discount for a sibling in the same camp.
Enter promotional code “sibling25” when registering 2 children on Eventbrite

Details & registration below.

Harry Potter Pottery Clay Camp Ages 8-12

Laurie Caffery Harris
June 11-15
Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm

Do you love magic? Would you rather be at Hogwart’s? Join us for a magical week at Odyssey Clayworks! In this class we will build mystical creatures, make our own magic wands and explore all things Harry Potter in clay.

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Round & Round Clay Camp Ages 6-10

Halima Flynt
June 11-15
Monday- Friday, 2-5pm

Join us for a high energy, super fun week in the clay studio. You’ll explore the many different ways to create wonderful works of art with clay. Use your imagination to bring wacky creatures to life. Take a spin on the potter’s wheel and learn to make cups and bowls that you can use at home. Your one-of-a-kind, amazing creations will dazzle your friends and family.

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Creative Clay Collages Clay Camp Ages 6-10

Sara Ballek
June 18-22
Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm

Got lots of creativity? Tons of ideas for things to make? Then this is the camp for you! Sara will be your guide into the colorful world of cool shapes, funky patterns, and sweet designs in clay. Lots of hands-on time means plenty of opportunity to bring your imagination to life. This camp will focus on designing sculptures, wall pieces, and collages, and will feature a chance to work on the potter’s wheel.

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FUNctional Figures Clay Camp Ages 8-12

Sara Ballek
June 18-22
Monday- Friday, 2-5pm

Have you ever seen a fox turn into a coffee mug? Or used a unicorn horn for a handle? What if you could make your own with clay? This camp will focus on getting students comfortable on using the wheel while having the creative freedom to turn their pots into fun characters along the way! We will be learning how to make several types of functional objects and incorporate handbuilding techniques to give them a personality!

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Clay Goals Clay Camp Ages 10-15

Kelsey Sickmeyer
June 25-29
Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm

This camp is a week-long project-based intensive for ages 10-15, with minimal clay experience and ideas at the ready! We’ll help you make a plan for 1-4 personal projects over the week that you can take home. You’ll get to use some or all of the equipment in the studio, including the potter’s wheel, slab roller, and extruder to make work that reflects your personality. Plus, we’ll work together to create a large group sculpture for display in the gallery!!!

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Clay Critters Clay Camp Ages 4-8

Halima Flynt
June 25-29
Monday- Friday, 2-5pm

Calling all animal lovers! In this class, students will create various animals out of clay while learning their way around the studio. You will construct real life animals and totally rad mythical creatures inspired by your imagination. We will create colorful creatures and habitats, plus get a chance to work on the potter’s wheel.

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What’s Cookin’? Clay Camp Ages 8-12

Sara Ballek
July 9-13
Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm 

Learning about the foods and tools in your kitchen can be exciting, but what if you had the chance to make some of your own? In this class, students will cook up ideas to create playful, sculptural objects from the kitchen. We will be focusing on using the wheel and hand building to create fun, functional objects for everyday use or play!

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Slab It Up Clay Camp Ages 6-10

Kelsey Sickmeyer
July 9-13
Monday- Friday, 2-5pm

We’re going to try all sorts of different techniques to turn flat slabs of clay into gorgeous works of art! 3-dimensional portraits, puzzles, boxes, and classic cups, plates and bowls. This camp is PERFECT for folks who LOVE to focus on decorative techniques. We’ll transform the surfaces of your work into fabulous designs that will look great anywhere.

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Pottery Wheel 101- This camp is full

Kelsey Sickmeyer
July 16-20
Monday- Friday, 9am-12pm

This is the camp that will let you play on the potter’s wheel for the entire week! The focus of this camp will be making pottery that you can actually use at home. We’ll cover cups, plates, bowls, and even planters for your favorite plants. Get ready to get your hands delightfully dirty every day while learning about this fun way to create with clay