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Wrap up summer with art and dance camps

Sharon Sanford will  run Discover the Masters art camp. - Photo submitted
Sharon Sanford will run Discover the Masters art camp.
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Make time for summer creativity through children’s art and dance camps starting August 18.

Sign up for Discover the Masters with Sharon Sanford at Sybil Andrews’s cottage and get to know a variety of artists (Saurate, Mondrian, Laura Burch, Keith Haring, Nevelson and Ted Harrison) while taking on projects that include sandpaper batik wall hanging, three-dimensional sculpture, animal bookends, art sculptures and paintings; plus outdoor beach games and activities.

Discover the Masters week-long art camp runs from Monday August 18 to Friday, August 22

(9 a.m. to noon for children six to seven years old and from 1 to 4 p.m. for kids eight and up). The camp is held at Sybil Andrews’s cottage, and cost of the five-day program is $90.

Also, during the same week, dance camps will be offered at the Community Centre. Creative Movement and Dance will be offered for three and four-year-olds from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. followed by a Ballet Camp for five to eight-year-olds from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m.

Instructor, Magi Schoffield-Reid will prepare children to perform with beautiful and colourful kimonos and fans, depicting a Japanese festival at a recital. The cost of Creative Movement & Dance Camp is $35; Ballet Camp $50.

For more information about City of Campbell River recreation programs, drop in to see us at the Sportsplex or Community Centre, or browse the Spring/Summer Recreation Guide, available at our recreation facilities and online at www.campbellriver.ca.

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