Cape Cod Art Association announces seven summer art classes for kids

Different topics for kids ages 6 to 15 in Barnstable this summer
Kids of all ages can get creative this summer in one of seven fun workshops at the Cape Cod Art Association. CCAA photo.

Although it seems like school will never end (thanks, winter) it will--very soon. Keep those creative juices flowing and avoid a house full of bored kids by enrolling them in one of seven interesting workshops at the Cape Cod Art Association, 3480 Route 6A in Barnstable Village.

From cupcakes to fairies, the classes vary by topic, length and age appropriateness. Classes sizes are limited, so early registration is encouraged.

  • Adventures in Art for Teens & Tweens: Mondays, 1 p.m.-3 p. m. beginning July 7. Kids ages 9 and up will experiment with different mediums. The class is led by Barbara Stone. Classes are $25 each, or take all 7 for $175.
  • Sweet Stuff: Cupcakes, Cakes & Donuts: Two workshops - July 7, 8 & 9 and August 5, 6 & 7, both from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Ann Forget leads this painting class which draws on themes from the works of Wayne Thiebaud.  The 3-day workshop is for ages 7 to 12 and costs $75.
  • Youth Photography: Shots that POP! This 5-day workshop for kids 9 to 15 will be held on July 14-18 and August 11-15 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Led by Susan Simon, this workshop will take kids way beyond selfies. $125.
  • Imagine That! Turning Pictures into Words: This 3-day workshop for kids ages 7 to 12 will be held on July 15, 16 and 17 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Susan Guill will teach participants how to enjoy a trip to the museum through games and imagination. $75.
  • Pirate's Booty: This 3-day workshop for kids ages 6 to 10 will be held on July 22, 23 & 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Led by Sarah Aherns, kids will create treasure maps and treasure chests. $75.
  • Adventures in Cartooning: This 3-day workshop for kids ages 6 to 10 will be held on July 29, 30 & 31 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Create your own character and learn all about comic book design in this workshop led by Sarah Aherns. $75.
  • Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes: This 3-day workshop for kids ages 6 to 10 will be held on July 29, 30 & 31 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Led by Sarah Ahern, kids will build a home cozy enough to attract a magical spirit.

Sign up for classes online here or by calling 508-362-2909.


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