Fine Arts/Special Interest
Cordova 4H Music Camp
Sponsoring Organization: Cordova 4H
Ages: 6-18, plus adult classes
Dates and times: July 15-19 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., plus evening activities.
Description: Hawaiian Camp for 6 to 8 year olds features ukulele, hula, Hawaiian language, culture, arts and crafts taught by Hawaiian musicians. At Bluegrass Camp for 9 to 18 year olds, campers take three classes and are in a band ranging from bluegrass to island, folk, rock n'roll, and jazz. Guest artists are Nashville Fiddlers plus Jazz Greats. Salmon Jam and adult classes, too! www.cordovamusiccamp.org
Cost: $250 for early bird special
Contact: Darcy Saiget 541-806-3099; Malani Towle 907-253-6455; firstname.lastname@example.org
Fairbanks Bluegrass Camp for Kids (17th Annual)
Sponsoring Organization: Fairbanks Folk Fest.
Dates and times: June 24-28, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Fellowship, 4448 Pike's Landing Road
Description: Americana music (bluegrass, old time, folk) for kids of all levels of experience. Expert instruction and inspiration from great musicians in fiddle, guitar, mandolin, bass, banjo, songwriting, vocals, and vocal harmonies. Camp includes square dancing for beginners and student concert on the final day. Further info and online applications at www.fairbanksfolkfest.org and email@example.com.
Contact: Peter Bowers, 907-978-1980; firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Dance Camp
Sponsoring Organization: Mo Holland Dance Studio
Ages: 7 to 14
Dates and times: June 10 to 28
Location: 914 College Road
Description: Three days a week for three weeks in June. Campers will learn tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop and contemporary styles of dance as well asyoga, musical theater and zumba. They'll enjoy outside activites (weather permitting). There will be a performance for family and friends on June 28.
Contact Person And Phone: Mo Holland 907-452-5678; email@example.com
Youth Summer Fiberarts Program
Sponsoring Organization: Fairbanks Weavers & Spinners Guild
Ages: 6 to 15
Dates and times: Morning session 9 a.m. to noon; afternoon session 1 to 4 p.m. for May 20-24; May 28-31 (four days only); June 3-7; June 10-14; June 17-21; June 24 28; August 6-10; August 13-17
Location: Room 219, Lathrop Building, 516 Second Ave.
Description : Weekly three-hour classes in the morning and afternoon sessions that explore art-related projects that stimulate creative ideas, develop skills and techniques in basketry, beading, cartoons, drawing, fantasy costumes, machine sewing I, II, III, paper engineering, paper making, puppets, sculpture, quilting, watercolor, weaving and the science and art of rocks.
Cost: Cost: $90/week per session, 2 sessions per day. The cost covers either all morning classes or all afternoon sessions ($80, for the 4-day week, May 29 to June 1) Students may enroll in both morning and afternoon classes for the week, for $180 plus $10 for the week if student stays during the lunch hour.