Child Art Studio Series

In this class, students will explore a variety of art mediums including drawing, painting, air dry clay and mixed media. Each week a new medium will be introduced. This class is perfect for the young artist who has a genuine interest in art. 

Date: Tuesdays, May 4 - June 8, 2021          Click Here to Register

         Tuesdays, July 20 - August 24, 2021    Click Here to Register

Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm

Fee: $135 Res.  $155 Non-Res.                  Ages: 5-9

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

Youth Art Studio Series

In this class, students will explore a variety of art mediums including drawing, painting, air dry clay and mixed media. Each week a new medium will be introduced. This class is perfect for the young artist who has a genuine interest in art. 

Date: Tuesdays, May 4 - June 8, 2021          Click Here to Register

Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

Fee: $135 Res.  $155 Non-Res.                  Ages: 10-14

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

Alcohol Ink Workshop

In this workshop, students will learn the basics of working with alcohol inks. Students will experiment on surfaces such as yupo paper and ceramic tile to make unique works of art. 

NOTE: Participants ages 13-17 need a parent to accompany them (parents are encouraged to register for the class as well)

Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021          Click Here to Register

Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

Fee: $50                                    Ages: 13+

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

Watercolor Workshop

In this Valentine's themed class, we’ll start by covering basic techniques of watercolor, then move on to color mixing, and finally will learn about resist. All supplies are included. 

Date: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021        Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm

Fee: $20                                      Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Heart Coil Pots Workshop

Students will learn and apply coil clay techniques in this workshop. We will be working with air dry clay. Taught by Paint Creek Center for the Arts.

Date: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021        Time: 10:00am-11:30am

Fee: $30                                      Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Youth Drawing Workshop

Are you looking to encourage your child who loves drawing? Students are introduced to various materials including charcoal, pen, ink, and more. The class focuses on building skills along with understanding the potential of each media. Creative expression and fun is encouraged. Class fee includes materials.

Date: Fridays, Jan. 29-Mar. 26, 2021        Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm

Fee: $190 Res. $210 Non-Res.          Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Wright Room

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Magic is Fun Workshop

Want to learn some magic? In this workshop, young “Magicians” will learn tricks that are easy to do, yet good enough to fool mom and dad.  Best of all, they will be having fun while building their presentation skills and self-esteem. Students will leave with a magic bag full of cool tricks, a magic wand, a balloon animal they learn to make themselves, and instructions to take home with them. This class is very interactive and hands-on. All required supplies is provided. Be ready for fun, laughs, magic tricks, and more!

Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021

Fee: $20              Ages: 7-12

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Location: RARA 500 Building Wright Room

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Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Fee: $20              Ages: 7-12

Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Location: RARA 500 Building Wright Room

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Adventures of the Greek Gods: Poseidon and Medusa STEAM Workshop

Travel with us back to ancient Greece where we'll take on the challenge of being "engineers to the gods" as we work together to create & race boats for Poseidon to move around his watery kingdom, followed by playgrounds for the "rock stars" who have fallen under Medusa's stony spell! 

Challenge Island is an enrichment opportunity for kids to grow their skills and knowledge in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) through hands-on activities with the vibe of a tropical island.  Each class is taught by STEAM professionals and provides lots of opportunities for problem-solving and creativity, as well as positive reinforcement and social interaction in a safe setting.  We look forward to seeing you on Challenge Island!

Dates: Thursday, June 17, 2021        Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Fee: $40                                Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Cruising: Scuba and Surfing STEAM Workshop

Join us for this water-themed Kids' Night Out, where we will learn the basics of scuba diving and windsurfing, and then put those skills to use as we first create and test our own miniature scuba divers, followed by designing and racing our own wind-powered boats across the sea!

Challenge Island is an enrichment opportunity for kids to work & play together while growing their skills and knowledge in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) through hands-on activities with the vibe of a tropical island.  Each class is taught by STEAM professionals and provides lots of opportunities for problem-solving and creativity, as well as positive reinforcement and social interaction in a safe setting.  We look forward to seeing you on Challenge Island!

Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021        Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Fee: $40                                         Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Road Trip USA Weekend Camp

Join us on Saturday mornings this summer, where we'll "road trip" together around the great USA to a new destination each week, take in the sights, and build creative challenges related to each of those destinations!  You can sign up for just the weeks that work for your schedule, or join us for the entire series at a discount.  Here's the destinations we'll be traveling to each week:
- Week 1:  Boston (Tea Party Ship Catapults, Fenway Park Homerun Derby)
- Week 2:  National Parks (Yellowstone Disaster Rescue, Glacier Grizzly Campground)
- Week 3:  Way Out West (Mauna Loa Volcano, San Francisco Earthquake)
- Week 4:  Florida (Universal Studios Roller Coaster Ride, Cape Canaveral Rocket Lauch)

Challenge Island is an enrichment opportunity for kids to work & play together while growing their skills and knowledge in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) through hands-on activities with the vibe of a tropical island.  Each class is taught by STEAM professionals and provides lots of opportunities for problem-solving and creativity, as well as positive reinforcement and social interaction in a safe setting.  We look forward to seeing you on Challenge Island!

Dates: Saturdays, July 17 - August 7, 2021        Time: 9:00am-10:30am

Fee: $140 Res.  $160 Non-Res. or $40 per week           Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Wright Room

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Challenge Island STEAM Camps

Get ready for some groovy time-traveling fun! You and your tribe will build a time machine and take a STEAMtastic journey to a different decade every day. You will engineer iconic toys and pop culture products from each era and experience what it was like to be a kid in the 50’s 60’s, 70’s and 80’s This Retro-riffic camp is sure to be one for the history books!

Dates: Monday - Friday, July 19-23, 2021
Times: 9am-12pm                     Ages: 6-12
Fee: $150 Res.  $170 Non-Res.
Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Set sail for imagination and adventure with this World Class camp! You and your first mates will design a cruise ship and embark on a voyage around the globe. You’ll engineer your way through the world’s most popular ports:  from the Alaskan Glaciers to Ancient Greece to the Canals of Venice to the Caribbean islands. See you on the Lido Deck for our Sail Away Party and STEAMtastic High Seas Adventure!

Dates: Monday - Friday, July 19-23, 2021
Times: 1pm-4pm                        Ages: 6-12
Fee: $150 Res.  $170 Non-Res.
Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Participants can either sign up for one or the other, or they can do both.  If a participant signs up for both, we will hang out with the kids from 12pm-1pm so that they can stay all day (9am-4pm) at no extra charge. If a participant signs up for both, please bring a sack lunch.

 

Challenge Island is an award-winning STEAM enrichment program where kids work together in tribes to solve fun, hands-on “challenges” which teach them about STEAM fundamentals, cross curricular topics, plus important success skills like creativity, critical thinking, problem solving and much more.  Each of our summer camps are packed with activities and learning, and include lots of positive reinforcement and social interaction in a safe setting.  In addition, for students who sign up for both a morning and afternoon camp, they are welcome to bring a sack lunch and hang out with our STEAM-professional instructors for the lunch hour at no extra cost, where we’ll provide some additional activities, or some well-earned downtime as needed.  We look forward to seeing you this summer on Challenge Island!

Leprechaun Challenge STEAM Workshop

Join us to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a fun & educational way!  For our Leprechaun Challenge, we'll be learning about the history of the holiday as we put together leprechaun traps that take advantage of creativity and a bit of science to catch their targets!

Challenge Island is an enrichment opportunity for kids to grow their skills and knowledge in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) through hands-on activities with the vibe of a tropical island.  Each class is taught by STEAM professionals and provides lots of opportunities for problem-solving and creativity, as well as positive reinforcement and social interaction in a safe setting.  We look forward to seeing you on Challenge Island!

Date: Monday, Mar. 15, 2021        Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm

Fee: $30                                             Ages: 6-12

Location: RARA 500 Building: Messy Room

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Virtual Pro Basketball Arena STEAM Workshop

Join us to celebrate March Madness as we learn about how the NCAA tournaments work, meet some inspirational players from the game, and also create our own basketball arenas complete with shooters and baskets!  We'll provide you with a materials list as well as a Zoom link, where you'll work together with other hoopsters-in-training to share ideas and demonstrate what you've created!

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2021        Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Fee: $20                                             Ages: 6-12

Location: Zoom

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Slime Class

Don’t have your child sit home bored! Sign them up to take a class all about making slime! They have the opportunity to make scented slime, themed slime, and fluffy slime! Participants will get to take home all of the slime that they make at the end of the class. 

Summer Session:

Location: RARA 500 Building: Wright Room     Date: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm              Ages: 7-12 Years Old                        Fee: $10

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RARA Sponsors

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