Classes

Class Brochure: January - June 2014

Tai Chi Chuan (Intermediate) with Henry Hom

Dates

Mondays 6:30PM-7:30PM. 12 week sessions. Session I: 2/3-4/28, Session II: 5/5-7/21.

Review what was taught in Tai Chi Chuan
Beginner class with emphasis on breathing,
and refining the movements. This class will
also concentrate on developing sensitivity to
forces by practicing push-hands.

Red, White and Blue! Miss Laurie!

Dates

June 30-July 3 (Prorated 4day camp). 9:00-11:45 or 12:15-3:00

Celebrate the 4th of July as only Miss Laurie can with red, white
and blue bonanza! Create flags, fireworks, stars, stripes, and use
lots of glitz and glitter! *Pro-rated 4-day camp

Tai Chi Chuan (Beginner) Evening with Henry Hom

Dates

Mondays 5:00PM-6:00PM. 12 week sessions. Session I: 2/3-4/28, Session II: 5/5-7/21.

An ancient art which embodies China’s most
profound concepts and principles of health
and movement. Practiced at a slow and even
speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, posture,
and balance. These movements help calm the
emotions, focus the mind, and strengthen the
immune system. A Simple 1-2-3 method of the
popular Yang-style Simplified 24 form is taught,
along with simple exercises that relax and
rejuvenate.

DROIDS and BOTS

Dates

June 30-July 3. 9:00-12:00

From R2-D2 to the Roomba. In this cutting edge class you will learn the basics of task robotics including the assembly process, principles of gears, mechanics, sensors, and sound activation. Each day will bring a different concept and a new challenge as you build a variety of different task oriented robots with a partner

The Art of Minecraft with DoOdle Dude

Dates

June 26-July 2 (Thursday through Wednesday). 9:00-11:30

The Art of Minecraft ...DoOdle Dude will Take on an Adventure of Designing , Creating and Crafting Enderman, Creepers, Withers ...etc..with Clay Drawing ! Painting!and Much Much more!!!

Top of the Charts Camp

Dates

June 30-July 3. 8:30-11:30

This cool camp teaches kids some of the hottest hits by their favorite Artists such as Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Adele and Pink. Campers will sing on a microphone, learn simple Moves, and have a blast! Campers make a daily craft.

GHOUL SCHOOL... Theatre Group with Lisa Buono

Dates

June 30-July 2. 12:30-3:00

The children will learn to act on stage naturally without effort using their own ghoulish mannerisms and monster personality. The camp will include warm ups and improvs, voice, movement, sense memory work, monster-logues (monologues) and a craft. This camp will build the young actor's self esteem, by helping them to trust their own unique imagination.

Summer Dance Workshop with Miss Deena

Dates

June 30-July 3 (Monday through Thursday). 8:30-11:30

This workshop encourages students to explore new dance styles and movement concepts in basic jazz, ballet, tap and lyrical styles. No previous dance experience necessary.

Youth Drama Program with Tara Mahoney and Erin Stripto

Dates

July 2-October 8 (Wednesdays only). 4:00-5:30

This professional theatre training program is open to all beginning, intermediate, and advanced aspiring young performers, ages 7 and up. Students will engage in theatrical curricular studies focusing on creating a character, stage presence, script analysis, dance and performance skills, while learning techniques of auditioning for stage performance. The youth drama program will meet once a week for 15 weeks and culminates with a Fall Festival performance of the Children’s Theatre production.

LEGO Films & Stop Animation with Black Rocket!

Dates

July 7-11. 9:00-12:00 or 1:00-4:00

Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. Student created films are available on a password protected website to share with family and friends.

Beach Bash with Miss Laurie!

Dates

July 7-11. 9:00-11:45 or 12:15-3:00

Jump into an ocean full of underwater fun! Sandy beaches,
sparkling waves, colorful fish, and beautiful seashells await
you in this week with lots of great art activity.

Space Adventure Camp- Bricks for kids

Dates

July 7-11. 1:00-4:00

Inspired by NASA and Star Wars, this camp is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. In addition, the day includes LEGO Star Wars themed models, group games, challenges and more.

GAMER CLASS featuring SKYLANDERS! With DoOdle Dude

Dates

July 7-11. 9:00-11:30

Doodle Dude inspires kids to create, dream and design Video games!
Make awesome characters out of clay. It's all about Super Smash
Brothers, Mario Kart, MARVEL Lego, and Batman Lego!

Girl Power Music Camp

Dates

July 7-11. 8:30-11:30

This cool camp teaches kids some of the hottest hits by their favorite Artists such as Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Adele and Pink. Campers will sing on a microphone, learn simple Moves, and have a blast! Campers make a daily craft.

"GLEE" at the MAC

Dates

July 7-11. 9:30-12:00 or 12:30-3:00

Join instructor Missy O’Keefe for a week of singing and dancing to your favorite songs! Learn to perform show-stopping numbers and discover what it takes to put together the type of performances you see each week on shows like "Glee"! There will be dancing, acting and singing all wrapped up in a fun packed week. All participants will take part in a variety of activities aimed at improving their inner musical skills.

NEW Sounds of Summer Princess Dance Camp

Dates

July 7-11. 8:30-11:30

Celebrate the summer season with your favorite princesses. Dive into the ocean with mermaids, build sand castles, grab a beach ball and dance the week away!

The Art of Beauty with Elena Vargetto

Dates

July 7-11. 12:30-2:30

Learn the tricks of the beauty trade from licensed cosmetologist and certified make-up artist Elena Vargetto. Students will learn skincare, tasteful makeup application, and learn the colors that are best for their skin tones. Miss Elena will cover hair care and different easy-to-create style options. Tips for the perfect manicure and fashion will also me discussed. On Friday, Students will display what they learned with a mini fashion show! Girls will get a special makeup kit.

Make a Doll Workshop

Dates

July 7, 14, 21, 28 (Mondays Only). 12:30-2:30

Explore the joys of sewing by hand. Create your own individualized
cherished doll keepsake. Outfit your creation with a jumper, skirt, fashion accessories and a toy which you create using a pattern and simple hand sewing techniques. Enhance your creation with a variety of frills and embellishments. All supplies included and all levels welcome. Contact MAC office or patsebastiano@yahoo.com for questions or photos of sample projects.

Baby Animals

Dates

July 7-11. 9:00-11:45 or 12:15-3:00

Enjoy creating adorable “Pet Portraitures,” using lots of different
materials and techniques.

LEGO Video Games

Dates

July 14-18. 9:00-12:00

Combine your two favorite activities: LEGOs and Video Games! Students will create your own LEGO universe, characters, and adventures in an interactive 2-D Video Game. At the end of the program, students will have a finished Lego Video Game. Games are only compatible with PCs, Mac versions can be created for an additional fee.

Painted Pillowcases

Dates

July 14-18. 9:15-12:00

Bring your own pillowcase, hat or canvas sneakers (white or light
colors recommended) to create a custom, trendy look with fabric paint. Washer & dryer friendly.

Animals, Animals, Animals

Dates

July 14-18. 9:00-11:45 or 12:15-3:00

Big and small, spotted and striped, we love them all! Creative fun
with animal prints, jungle creations and colorful habitats.

Lego YOUniverse!

Dates

July 14-18. 1:00-4:00

In this Lego adventure, YOU are the star! Pick your favorite LEGO genre or create an alternative universe to create a digital illustrated story. Whether you want to fight alongside Batman, be part of a Ninijago clan, swashbuckle with pirates, or go into space with Bionicle the only requirement is that you put yourself in the story! All students will end the class with a digital comic book.

Creature Camp: Prehistoric, Modern, Magical and Mythical

Dates

July 14-18. 1:00-4:00

We will work on different surfaces and also with air dry clay in 3-
D. Discover how dragons got their fiery reputation, create your
own Creature Mittens, and learn some special art tricks that will
help you draw anything you can imagine! Campers will learn about
the magic and myth of different creatures and create their very own
mythical masterpieces to bring home!

Shark Week (and dolphins, too!) with DoOdle Dude!!!!

Dates

July 14-18. 9:00-11:30

Explore the wet media side of the arts! Watercolor, gouache, and
splatter art! Plenty of cool sea life to paint! Orcas, great whites, and hammerheads! Beautiful dolphins, adding in Islander art tiki's, monster waves and hula girls!

Everything Under the Sun DoOdle Dawn!

Dates

July 14-18. 12:15-2:45

Beach blanket story time and lots of pretend as we explore beach fun. We'll make beautiful fish, octopus and seashell crafts and paint dolphins.

"GLEE" at the MAC

Dates

July 14-18. 9:30-12:00 or 12:30-3:00

Join instructor Missy O’Keefe for a week of singing and dancing to your favorite songs! Learn to perform show-stopping numbers and discover what it takes to put together the type of performances you see each week on shows like "Glee"! There will be dancing, acting and singing all wrapped up in a fun packed week. All participants will take part in a variety of activities aimed at improving their inner musical skills.

The Art of Minecraft with DoOdle Dude

Dates

July 14-18. 12:15-2:45

The Art of Minecraft ...DoOdle Dude will Take on an Adventure of Designing , Creating and Crafting Enderman, Creepers, Withers ...etc..with Clay Drawing ! Painting!and Much, Much more!!!

Model Designer Camp

Dates

July 14-18. 1:00-4:00

How do LEGO brick model-designers come up with their ideas? How do the ideas go from concept to completion? Come explore the creative process of model design. Campers will learn the function of different LEGO components and discover how those components can work together to create all kinds of solid structures and moving parts. Each child will have the opportunity to present his or her own design.

Pirates, Lassies and Spongebob by the Sea -Sherri!

Dates

July 14-18. 8:30-11:30

This cool camp teaches kids some of the hottest hits by their favorite Artists such as Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars, Adele and Pink. Campers will sing on a microphone, learn simple Moves, and have a blast! Campers make a daily craft.