Session I and II: 2-Week Workshops
All room numbers will be listed on the confirmation letters. Due to usage of specialized facilities, workshops are scheduled in rooms across campus. All CFK instructors have undergone live scan fingerprinting with background checks.
Dabbling in the Arts
NEW! Musical Theatre Camp
Calling all Actors, Dancers and Singers! Students will master their performance arts skills in daily acting, dance, vocal technique classes and performance workshops. This program is specifically created to challenge and promote each student’s unique growth in creativity and expression. They will learn to acreate a script in their own words along with the scenes, actions and props.
Instructor: Laura Hodge
In this creative art class, students will be introduced to the style of Op Art and will create their own black and white Optical Illusion. Next they will study the art of Romero Britto, a current artist and discuss patterns before creating a work of art in Britto’s style by using a character and patterns of their choice. Students will also have the fun of creating a relief sculpture as they work on their Reptile Relief. Come and unwrap your imagination as you create your own masterpieces with these various mediums.
Instructor: Brandie Keaveny Materials Fee: $10
NEW! Cartoon Characters
Do you love to doodle or draw your favorite Disney or cartoon characters? If you do, then come and join this fun hands-on art class. You will learn how to draw traditional and non-traditional cartoon characters by applying foundational art techniques. The traditional techniques will be applied to various fundamental concepts, as students learn to design their own characters and develop a plot with the characters they have created.
Instructor: Edward Roeder Materials Fee: $10
NEW! Poetry: Alive & Out Loud!
Express yourself! If you like the spoken word, music, art and culture, this class is for you. In Poetry: Alive & Out Loud!, learn how to use the power of creative writing and performance to share your culture, build self-confidence and strengthen your communication with others. You will have an opportunity to take your interactive words from the page to the stage as you connect with others in a fun, upbeat and creative way.
Instructor: Sherehe Hollins
Pinch, pull, coil and slab! Have messy fun transforming a lump of raw clay into mice, birds, or rhinos or make a bowl or personalized mug for a family member. This course features techniques used in ceramics to make glazed pottery. All works will be fired by the instructor.
Instructor: Carrol Fleming Materials Fee $10
The Tech Age!
NEW! Game Lab
Start your creative ideas flowing with this fun and innovative class. The Game Lab session will provide an ideal environment that empowers students to create sophisticated computer animations and games while getting exposed to the methods, patterns and science of programming. Students will use a visual, modular, block-based programing environment to create games, strategize, analyze and solve problems. It is a fun way to exercise your creativity while learning logical thinking, quantitative reasoning, problem-solving and computing skills that are valuable in today’s information age.
Instructor: Bruce Smith Materials Fee: $10
Learn how to combine video, audio, and images into a movie which you can view and play on the internet and your home video player. Work in the Southwestern College media lab with programs like iPhoto, iTunes, iMovie, iDVD and Soundtrack. Join us and produce your own web movie showcasing work you and your classmates create.
Instructor: Mercy Arcolas Materials Fee: $5
NEW! Microsoft Office
A Friend to You and Me—Are you interested in computers and how to use Microsoft applications in today’s technology world? Students will leave this course with Hands-On experience and in-depth knowledge of Microsoft’s most current products, which include Word, ClipArt, PowerPoint and more.
Instructor: Diane Gangloff Materials Fee: $10
Smile : ) Come and learn about your camera and its functions and features as well as how to download and edit your photos on the computer. Take well composed professional-looking photos while creating a portfolio of your work. Every day you’ll embark upon a new and challenging photo project! You will need your own digital camera to take this class. No phone cameras, please!
Instructor: Jessica Austin Materials Fee: $5
NEW! Infographs 101
In an ever growing digital age, it’s hard to breakdown information. In this course, students will learn how to use basic design skills to create eye-catching, engaging infographs. Students will uncover life skills like reading graphs, analyzing information and learning how to present themselves to others in a digitally exciting way. The computer programs the students will be working with, will aid them throughout their academic years.
Instructor: Lydia Phillips Materials Fee: $10
Future Scientist please line up here?
Inside The World of Biology
Are you interested in Biology? Do you want to explore the make-up of cells or learn how human physiology works? Then come learn in this fun and hands-on class. In this class you will explore the inside of fetal pigs; explore cells under the microscope, the human circulatory system and everything in between. So if you’re interested in the study of LIFE and the changes that take place with and around all living things, then this is the class for you.
Instructor: Greg Sullivan Materials Fee: $10
Are you interested in the scientific study of both plants and animals? This class gives you an opportunity to explore the structure of flowers and the lives of animals. This hands on class will involve the exploration and study of flowers for the first week and the inner workings and study of specific sea creatures the second week. You will also study the classification, physiology and history of both flowers and animals.
Instructor: Edilma Marsh Materials Fee: $10
Learn how to fend off wild animals, camp in the most remote locations and depend on your instincts to survive! Learn hands on skills needed to set up camp, pitch tents, create safe fires and utilize tools when out in the wild. Walk away from this class as a conqueror of the wilderness!
Instructor: Peter Feltes
NEW! Dance for Fitness
Tap, Ballet, Hip-Hop! If these dances spark your interest or you would like to learn to express yourself through dance, then you’ve come to the right class. Dance classes are a fun and exciting way for you to stay healthy while learning to appreciate the music and dance culture. Students will learn the benefits of dance in relation to fitness, creativity and expression. The spectrum of dance will include basic coordination, fitness conditioning, yoga based breathing, ballet for posture and grace, hip-hop cardio and tap for rhythm. (No tap shoes required).
Instructor: Lesa Green-Williams
Fun With Numbers!
Math and Magic
Do you like the mystery of magic? What about the numbers in math? Well let’s combine the two. Come join us in this unique class, where you will learn skills to help you to improve your math skills as well as learn some tricks that will have you dazzle your family and friends. Math and Magic is a hands-on class that will increase your knowledge of math through creative and fun ways.
Instructor: Scott Raymo