Youth Programming


Kids Connect2glass

Price: $45 | Ages 5-16 | Prerequisite: None

Our Kid’s Connect2Glass Workshop will give your young’un the opportunity to do something artsy, educational and fun while working with our instructors in the Kiln Forming Studio. In this 1-hour, hands-on, glass exploration workshop participants will learn to cut and layer sheet glass with glass frits and stringers to create one of the offered items. We will then put the assembled work into an electric kiln where it will be fired over a 12 hour cycle to melt the layers together. While the lasting memories will be available immediately, the items created won’t be ready for pick up until five business days after the class.

You can choose from one of the following items to create (seasonal items will vary). Click the link to view the options. Click Here.


Youth Glass Club

Price: $1,000  |  4:15pm-7:15pm  |  Ages 13-19  | Program Size: Min 4 – Max 12  


SiNaCa Youth Glass Club | Sampler is a 12-week (36 hour) program that is specifically designed to be offered to middle and high school students (ages 13-19).  This program is an amazing introduction to all of our studios that gives students the opportunity to expand their education and artistic experiences with glass art.  Students will learn valuable skills, form strong friendships and discover their amazing creative abilities while learning about the fascinating physical properties of glass and the rich history behind studio art glass all in a fun, friendly, safe environment.   

Participants are hands on with the material through every session while practicing a wide variety of hot and warm glass making techniques; glass blowing, sand casting, kiln forming, cold working and flame working, and leave this program with unique works of glass that will make their portfolio, college application or desk shine.  Program sessions are led by local teaching artists and will focus on several engaging subjects while introducing beginning techniques of glass art creation through item/project based teaching.  Students may be split into smaller groups based on age and experience.  For first time participants, we will focus on basic techniques with predetermined projects.  Whereas, returning participants will have the opportunity to build on their earlier experiences to increase confidence while working in the studio to work toward personal artistic goals. 

Students will also participate in a group project that will be auctioned off during one of our fundraising events.  Proceeds from the sale of this project will go toward the SiNaCa ACE fund. 

 All glass, materials and supplies are included.

Cancellation Policy: 10 days prior – full tuition will be refunded minus the $30 registration fee. 5 days prior  – 50% tuition will be refunded unless we can fill your spot. Anytime less than 5 days prior – tuition will not be refunded.

Kids Camp SiNaCa

Price: $750 | June 10 – June 14 | 10am – 5pm

Camp Size: Min 6 – Max 24 | Ages 13-16
(includes lunch, glass, materials and supplies)
Partial Scholarships Available

Camp SiNaCa will immerse young glass artists in the captivating world of hot glass. This five day camp will allow campers to work with local teaching artists to explore the history, science and beginning techniques used to create glass art in each of our four studios. Each camper will have the opportunity to create and bring home their own Stars Wars themed items.

Character Pendant | Hanging Droid

Planet or Moon Gazing Ball & Landscape

Character Suncatcher | Light Sabre

“Choose Your Side” Tumbler & Bowl

Space Vehicle | Carbonite Bookend

Camp Cancellation Policy:

10 days prior to camp-full tuition will be refunded minus the $30 registration fee.


Kids Day Camp

Price: $200   |   Class Size: Min 2 – Max 12 (4 campers per studio)
  |   Ages 8-16   |   Prerequisite: None
 

Our Saturday Camp will introduce young glass artists to the captivating world of glass. This two day camp will allow campers to work with local teaching artists to explore the history, science and beginning techniques used to create glass art in two of our studios. Campers will learn valuable skills, form strong friendships and discover their amazing creative abilities while learning about the fascinating physical properties of glass in a fun, friendly and safe environment. Each camper will have the opportunity to create and bring home 5 of their own Stars Wars themed items. All glass must go through an annealing (cooling down) cycle before it can be taken home. Items created will be ready for pick up five business days after made.

 

 
 

 


Walkup Workshops

Price: $40 | Ages 8 to 14 | Prerequisite: None

Walk Up Work Shops are your way to get involved with glass with out a long-term commitment! These workshops are designed to take about 20 to 30 minutes per person. On the First Saturday, 1p – 5p and Fourth Friday, 5p – 9p of the month we offer a featured item for you to help make. Classes are held in each of our three studios and are done on a first come first served basis. Items vary through out the year, and maybe seasonally themed. To see the variety of items offered see our facebook album HERE.

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