Dinosaurs, zombies, and tie dye


UCAC hosting six summer art camps

By Charles Warner - cwarner@civitasmedia.com



Image courtesy of Union County Arts Council The Union County Arts Council is hosting a series of Summer Art Camp for children and teens in kindergarten-12th grade in June and July. The camps will be held at the UCAC Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union and will get under way Monday.


Image courtesy of Union County Arts Council The Union County Arts Council is hosting a series of Summer Art Camp for children and teens in kindergarten-12th grade in June and July. The camps will be held at the UCAC Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union and will get under way Monday.


UNION — There will be dinosaurs and zombies, colorful explosions and expressions, “mod podge,” and the opportunity to make masks and draw self-portraits for the children and teens attending the Summer Art Camps hosted by the Union County Arts Council.

“We have six art camps for ages kindergarten through the twelfth grade,” Union County Arts Council Director Amber Ivey said Tuesday. “The older children will work with self-expression masks and portrait drawings while the younger ones will spend their time making “Jurassic Art,” tie-dyeing, and there will even be a STEM Camp.”

Ivey said the summer camps, which will start Monday and continue throughout the summer, will offer the following activities for the following age groups on the following dates at the following times:

Self Expression Camp

This camp will be for youths in the 6th-12th grades who will get to make “Small Festival Masks” and “Self Expression Masks” and engage in “Portrait Drawings.”

The camp will be held Monday, June 12-Wednesday, June 14 from 9 a.m.-noon each day.

The registration fee for the camp is $25 for members or $30 for non-members.

Unlike the other camps, however, it does not include lunch.

Jurassic Camp

This camp will be for children in kindergarten-2nd grade who will get to make “Dino Eggs,” “Bug Soap,” “Dino Heads” and more.

The camp will be held Thursday, June 15-Friday, June 16 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day with lunch served.

The registration fee for the camp is $25 for members or $30 for non-members.

Mod Podge Camp

This camp will be for children in the 3rd-5th grades who will get to make “Wall Art,” “Wooden Pictures,” and “Covered Stools.”

The camp will be held Thursday, June 22-Friday, June 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day with lunch served.

The registration fee for the camp is $25 for members or $30 for non-members.

Zombie STEM Camp

This camp will be for children and youths 4th grade and up who will get to make “Zombie hands,” “solar ovens,” “water systems” and more.

It will be held Thursday, June 29-Friday, June 30 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each day with lunch served.

The registration fee for the camp is $25 for members or $30 for non-members.

Color Explosion

This camp will be for children in kindergarten-2nd grade who will get to use crayons to color shirts, pillow cases, and bags.

The camp will be held Thursday, July 13-Friday, July 14 from 10 a.m-2 p.m. each day with lunch served.

The registration fee for the camp is $25 for members or $30 for non-members.

Colorful Expressions — Tie Dye

This camp will be for children in the 3rd-5th grades who will get to make “Tie Dye Soap,” “Wall Art,” and more.

The camp will be held Thursday, July 20-Friday, July 21 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with lunch served.

The registration fee for the camp is $25 for members or $30 for non-members.

All the Summer Art Camps will be held at the Union County Arts Council Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union.

Ivey said parents with children interested in participating in the Summer Art Camps can register them up until the morning of the camp they want to participate in. She encouraged parents to sign their children up for the camps which she said have been very popular with the children who have attended them.

“Each year we have new campers come and they enjoy their time here,” Ivey said. ‘We’re hoping we have even more this year and that they also have a good time.”

For more information about the Union County Arts Council Summer Art Camps call 864-429-2817 or email ucac@bellsouth.neto or visit the UCAC Facebook page.

Image courtesy of Union County Arts Council The Union County Arts Council is hosting a series of Summer Art Camp for children and teens in kindergarten-12th grade in June and July. The camps will be held at the UCAC Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union and will get under way Monday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_UCAC-Art-Camps.jpgImage courtesy of Union County Arts Council The Union County Arts Council is hosting a series of Summer Art Camp for children and teens in kindergarten-12th grade in June and July. The camps will be held at the UCAC Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union and will get under way Monday.

Image courtesy of Union County Arts Council The Union County Arts Council is hosting a series of Summer Art Camp for children and teens in kindergarten-12th grade in June and July. The camps will be held at the UCAC Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union and will get under way Monday.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_UCAC-Art-Camps-2.jpgImage courtesy of Union County Arts Council The Union County Arts Council is hosting a series of Summer Art Camp for children and teens in kindergarten-12th grade in June and July. The camps will be held at the UCAC Art Gallery on Main Street in downtown Union and will get under way Monday.
UCAC hosting six summer art camps

By Charles Warner

cwarner@civitasmedia.com

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.

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