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Beatmakers

$100

with Brandon Copeland

Calendar Jun 22, 2020 at 1 pm

Learn the techniques used by the top DJs, producers, and musicians to produce your own artistic ideas through music. For students who want to experiment with creating and mixing sounds, with or without a musical background.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Intro to Digital Illustration

$100

with Oscar Neri-Perez

Calendar Jun 22, 2020 at 1 pm

Enhance your traditional pencil and paper techniques with technology. You'll practice sketching on a tablet and use digital tools amp up your illustrations. Basic drawing and computer skills will be helpful, but no prior experience with digital art is required.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Intro to Photography

$100

with Stephen Smith

Calendar Jun 22, 2020 at 1 pm

Want to get more out of your photos? Learn to boss your camera around as you explore the basics of photography and composition through interactive activities in and around Grand Rapids' near Westside neighborhood. By the end of the course you will be able to compose and capture shots while shooting manually on a DSLR camera.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Programming for Game Design

$100

with Rueben Brown

Calendar Jun 22, 2020 at 1 pm

Yo, future creators! You like games. You want to make games, but you're not entirely sure where to start? Start here with by learning the basics of game programming using the industry standard C# scripting language and the popular indie game engine Unity3D.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Creative Writing

$100

with Dawson Eriksen

Calendar Jun 29, 2020 at 9:30 am

Calling all storytellers! Learn the basic techniques of short stories and poetry, exploring the many ways in which shorter prose can be used. Explore your own narratives through many brainstorming techniques and learn how to write and critique in a new, engaging way. This class will equip you with the skills to share your story, your way.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Morning Wheel Throwing

$120

with Harmony Nguyen

Calendar Jun 29, 2020 at 9:30 am

Want to get serious about wheel throwing while enjoying the summer mornings? You will spend theweek learning the basics of wheel throwing, have the opportunity to get your hands dirty, and leave with a new set of handmade ceramic ware. Projects include basic bowl and mug forms to a tiered jewelry tower. Due to drying and firing times, pottery will be ready for pick up 10 days after class ends.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Contemporary Voice Workshop

$100

with Sarah Stickney

Calendar Jun 29, 2020 at 1 pm

Love to sing and perform? Join us if you want to take the next step in developing your vocal skills, including microphone technique, song interpretation, and authentic stage presence. You'll also build technical and production skills like range, key, cues, etc. and have the opportunity to perform and/or record a prepared song of your choice. The format for this class will be mostly group masterclass and one-on-one coaching.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.

Mixed Media Selfies

$110

with Elizabeth Ivy Hawkins

Calendar Jun 29, 2020 at 1 pm

Do you love to draw and be self-expressive? Do you enjoy a hands-on approach that also uses technology? In this session, you'll use photography and collage to create a unique work of art that expresses yourself and your ideas. You'll learn storytelling techniques that will help you become more aware of yourself and the world around you in new and inventive ways.

 

**Limited, reduced-tuition scholarships available, with priority given to students who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools. Tuition would be reduced to $30 (total costs) per camp. To apply for a scholarship, contact teenprograms@wmcat.org or call 616-454-7004.





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