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Young Makers Classes

Welcome to the Elora Nature Journaling for homeschooling families!

September 13 @ 10:00 am - December 6 @ 12:00 pm

Tuesdays, September 13 – December 6, 2022 | 10 am – 12 pm

Ages 6-10

$35 for all 7 weeks

Welcome to the Elora Nature Journaling group for homeschooling families!

This is a registration required, in person group which meets bi-weekly at the Elora Centre for the Arts, open to homeschooling students between the ages of 6 and 10 who reside in Wellington County and are currently participating in any style of homeschooling.

Please contact Lauren at Eloranaturejournaling@gmail.com to register or for more information.

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The Nest! Thursday after-school maker space

September 22 @ 3:30 pm - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

THE NESTTHURSDAY AFTER-SCHOOL MAKER SPACE

FOR AGES 10+  |  Maximum 20 spots

FALL 12 WEEK PROGRAM  |  SEPTEMBER 22–DECEMBER 8, 2022

THURSDAYS 3:30-5:30

$5 PER SESSION  |  $60 FOR ALL 12 WEEKS 

Register for all 12 weeks (no single date sign-ups).  If you would like to sign up for The Next after the start date, please contact us to arrange details!  Payment will be prorated.

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MONSTER MashUP! OCTOBER PA DAY FOR KIDS!

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 9 am – 4 pm

Ages 6-12

Max 15

$65 no hst

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*Please note that this UGDSB PA Day is scheduled for a MONDAY.

MONSTER MashUP!

Let’s mix up our mythic monsters and use our limitless imaginations to create our own unique monster to rival the classics! Franken-fluffer-Nutter? The Were-Bunny? A Drac-Wurst? TikTok the Evil Clock? It will be a cheerfully-chilling day at the Art Centre and we can’t wait!

 

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Drawing Live Animals! Sketching for KIDS with Donna Hull

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, October 29, 2022 | 1pm-4pm

MAX. 10 | Ages 8-13

$50 no hst

What is better than a room full of art supplies? A room full of art supplies AND animals!

Learn to draw LIVE animals with live models in our classroom. Careful observation will bring a deeper understanding of anatomy, line, shape, colour and value to help young artists draw the natural world in its’ infinitely diverse and wondrous beauty!

All materials provided.

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Peter Rabbit & Friends. Storytime and Drawing for Young Artists ages 4-6

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Saturday, November 5, 2022 | 1pm-3:30pm

Max. 8

Ages 4-6

$45 No hst

Beatrix Potter wrote the story of Peter Rabbit for a little boy named Noel. Each of her stories emerged from letters and gifts sent to the children of her friends and relatives. When her stories were published, she wanted little books for little hands.

Our youngest artists ages 4 to 6 are invited to join artist and educator Donna Hull in a guided afternoon of character sketching and a finished drawing with coloured pencils!

All materials provided.

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MACRAME fringed feathers with Cecelia Cheng Wall Hanging for Kids!

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

November 12, 2022 | 1pm-3pm

MAX. 15

Ages 8+

$50 no hst

All materials provided

Young Makers! Join Cecilia Cheng from Fringed Elora and come make a fun, whimsical feather wall hanging! Perfect for beginners, ages 8 and up will learn how to use one of the most common macrame knots to make feathers.Cecelia will offer techniques for incorporating different colours, beads, and how to use household items as useful macrame tools. 

A variety of colours of cotton macrame string will be available for kids to personalize their feathers. This workshop will encourage everyone to think creatively, develop fine motor skills and patience in learning a new skill! No experience necessary! 

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HOLLYdays MAKE + SHARE! NOVEMBER PA DAY FOR KIDS!

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday, November 25, 2022 | 9 am – 4 pm

Ages 6-12 | Max 15

$65 no hst

HOLLYdays MAKE + SHARE!

Young makers! Let’s meet new friends & old in our cheery studio classroom this November to get ready for the holiday season for a day of making and taking! We’ll focus on the idea of sharing and giving in this makers’ day designed for big-hearted junior artists who love to share their handmade talents with their friends and families!

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Snow Day! JANUARY PA DAY FOR KIDS!

January 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday, January 27, 2023 | 9 am – 4 pm

Ages 6-12 | Max 15

$65 no hst

It’s a Friday SNOW DAY in our cozy classroom this January as we gather to celebrate the snowiest month of the year and embrace everything frozen, icy and crystalized! Join us to explore the geometry of a snowflake, the magic of a swirling snow globe and the underground homes of our wintering forest friends!

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Watercolour Animals for Young Storytellers! with Donna Hull

January 28, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 1pm-4pm

Max. 10 | Ages 8-12

$50 No hst

Children in Victorian England were encouraged to write stories and illustrate their characters in watercolour. Animals have inspired us through the ages with their incredible diversity and beauty.  Join artist and educator Donna Hull to learn how to draw your favourite animals with pen and ink hand-tinting.

All materials provided.

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INside, OUTside, UPside, DOWN! MARCH PA DAY FOR KIDS!

March 3, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday, March 3, 2023 | 9 am – 4 pm

Ages 6-12 | Max 15

$65 no hst

INside, OUTside, UPside, DOWN! It’s ok to make a mistake! In fact, sometimes it’s the best thing about making art! Innovation requires failure and “mistakes” can be a great starting place, so we’ll HI-5 those artful accidents and embrace randomness in a day filled with thought-provoking projects designed to let loose our inner Picasso’s!

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Design & Build! JUNE PA DAY FOR KIDS!

June 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday, June 2, 2023 | 9 am – 4 pm

Ages 6-12 | Max 15

$65 no hst

Design & BUILD! Our March PA Day will find us exploring ways to turn 2-D designs into intuitive 3-D builds using cardboard, paper and paint! Young designers will draw plans, learn about scale & function, practice adaptation when challenges guide us in other directions and build a day of surprises, along with lots of outdoor play! Bring your BIG IDEAS and BIG IMAGINATION!

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