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Youth Summer Camp: Surface Design (Ages 9-11)Textile Arts Center »
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26 W 8th St
(Btwn 5th Ave & Mac Dougal Alley)
New York, New York 10011 (Map)
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- Class Level: Beginner
- Age Requirements: 9 - 11 years old
- Average Class Size: 20
What you'll learn in this kids art camp class:
Campers will learn the basics of surface design through printing, dyeing, felting, sewing, drawing and design. Campers explore stencils, block printing, and photo emulsion processes, as well as about resist and immersion dyeing with both natural + synthetic dyes. Fabrics created are used toward their completely unique final projects!
Through daily exposure to textile media, kids explore new avenues of creativity, improve their dexterity, and make new friends while learning about historical and contemporary use of the fiber arts. In addition to structured class and craft time there is daily free play and playground visits, weather permitting.
Campers visit TAC daily, for project-based classes inspired by their weekly field trip to a current textile related exhibition in New York. Each weekly session concludes on Friday afternoon with an Open House where family and friends are invited to view projects on display!
A note about location: Textile Arts Center official camp site locations are within walking distance from our facilities. Each day, campers visit TAC for their Class Times for full access to our equipment and materials. Drop off/Pick up, and Craft Time are held at the official camp sites.
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Refund & Cancellation PolicyAll classes are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met at least 24 hours prior to class start date. You will receive a reminder email one week before your class indicating that it will run, or if it is in danger of cancellation. If you receive this warning email, you will receive a second email the day before your class indicating if it will run. If your class is cancelled, you will be given the option of full refund or credit to apply toward a future course.
For Student Cancellations:
Adult and Kids Courses; Summer and Mini Camps: 1 month notice is required for full refund or credit; less than one month is 75% refund or credit; less than one week there will be no refund. Requests for any refund must be done via email to [email protected]
For scheduled special events, demos, lectures, and workshops: please give 2 weeks notice in order to receive a full refund or credit.
All classes, workshops, special events, and gift certificates are non-transferable. No refunds will be given on Gift Certificates. Gift Certificates are valid for (1) one year from the date of purchase.
Classes do not usually have Make Up sessions -- though you may be able to schedule with your instructor a time that they can offer you a little extra time. If you have to miss a class, you are responsible for getting the information that will catch you up on missed information.
Teacher: Kelly Valletta
Kelly Valletta is Director of Kids Programs at Textile Arts Center.
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School: Textile Arts Center
The main goal of the Textile Arts Center is to provide support to fiber artists, and everyday people interested in working with fiber, by acting as a resource facility and creative meeting place. The Center is a creative meeting place and resource facility for all those interested in textile and fiber...
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