2020 Guide to Youth Camps: Take Our Quiz To Find Your Child’s Class
By Cathy Niland | 1.22.2020
Is it even school vacation if you don’t get your hands dirty?! That’s a guarantee when students make at The Crucible during Spring and Summer Youth Camps. Pick from dozens of classes, including 14 new Summer Camp offerings on sale now! From immersion classes to unexplored mediums, helping your child find the right camp might feel like a big task. Not to worry—we’ve created a Youth Camps quiz and 2020 Guide to Youth Classes to help narrow down your choices.
You and your child can answer questions about previous art experience and favorite mediums to be matched with your next Crucible camp! Or keep scrolling for the full 2020 Guide to Youth Camps with important details about all upcoming camps.
Our Youth Camps Are Expanding
This summer, we are offering 14 youth classes for the first time ever! With continuing level classes in flameworking, a new paper quilling course, and a deep dive into arduino microcontrollers, there is a lot to be excited about it. Browse all the brand-new offerings in the carousel below.
Youth Tiny Wild Things
Students will create colorful glass beads, expressive figurines, and creatures with unique features using an oxy-propane torch and soft glass. We will cover bead surface patterns,...
Youth Arduino Microcontrollers
Learn to program an Arduino Microcontroller to turn commands into actions! Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software....
Youth Print Making
Get an introduction to the wonderful practice of printmaking through cartography, relief, and monotype print! Youth will learn how to prep, design, pull and curate their prints...
Youth Jewelry and Metals II
Further develop your basic metalsmithing skills. We will teach disk cutting and doming, bezel setting, three types of rivets, and further design techniques. In addition to...
Youth Soft Glass Beads
Learn to make colorful glass beads from Effettre soft glass rods using an oxy-propane torch. Youth will make a variety of bead shapes, stringers, and twistees and build skill using...
The Crucible is a nice place to be. When I’m in a quiet space with no one around me, I can really focus and get my work done. And you can do so much stuff here! When I get to the end of a project, I feel accomplished and I feel like I’m complete. With my dragon, I spent a lot of time on that and when I finally finished it, I felt really accomplished and I really liked it.
During Summer, Youth Takeover The Studios
The majority of our youth classes are only offered during summer camps! If your child is excited about bending glass into a neon sign, building their own art bike or skateboard, programming microcontrollers—summer is the time to get them in the studio. Here are just a few of our most popular classes, offered only in June and July.
Youth Want To Be Here
The numbers say it all! Check out our youth stats from 2019.
Youth Take Skills To The Next Level In Our Continuing Classes
Are you a returning camper? Or do you plan on spending a couple weeks with us? Our continuing level classes running later in the summer are a great chance for your youth to keep building their craft.
PREREQUISITE: Youth Blacksmithing I
PREREQUISITE: Youth Glass Blowing I
PREREQUISITE: Youth Glass Flameworking I
PREREQUISITE: Jewelry and Metals I
Your child could be eligible for a scholarship.
The Crucible offers full and partial scholarships for youth who would otherwise not be able to participate in camps. Scholarships are offered on a first come, first served basis, based on availability and criteria. We accept scholarship applications throughout the year.
Spend A Whole Week Immersed In One Art Form
The week of June 22-26, youth students have the opportunity to spend a whole week, 9am-4pm immersed in one discipline. This is a chance for youth to truly hone their skills and develop the techniques for creating work of their own design—no prerequisites required!
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