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McDowell Arts Council Association announced their summer art camps for 2019.

Clay Camp with Nora Mossie will be June 24-28 for kids ages 7-14. Registration is $85. The class will be Monday through Friday, with the morning session for 7-12 year olds from 9-11:30 a.m. and an afternoon session with 10-14 year olds from 12:30-3 p.m.

Cindy Biggerstaff will host Multicultural Mixed Media July 8-12 for kids 6-14. Registration is $75. There is a morning session from 8:30 a.m. to noon or an afternoon session from 1-4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Making Balloon Art with Twist the Balloon Man will be a one-day camp on June 29 from noon to 3 p.m. for kids ages 6-14. The camp is free to participate, but you must pre-register by calling 652-8610, or or at This camp is sponsored by H&R Block of Marion.

Play with Colors & Paper w/Sigrid Hice

Two-day camp | July 23rd & 24th from 9:30-12:30pm | Registration $30 |Ages 10-14 

Using colorful papers, we will learn various paper folds that will become unusual

 sculptural books, such as the spiral book and the origami accordion book.

Basket Making w/Carla Filipelli

One-day Camp | July 25th | Ages 10+ | Registration $30 | 1-4pm

Come to camp and make a small water bottle holder or gathering basket.  Learn the basics of wicker basketry and take home a colorful creation.  Basket tips, recycle/reuse ideas and finishing techniques will all be explored.  Come for a day of fun and creative fiber arts. 

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