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2013 Summer Art Camps at The Longview Recreation Center

[ 0 ] May 2, 2013 |

Registration continues for Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s 2013 Summer Art Camps at the Longview Recreation Center, 2909 Commonwealth Drive in Spring Hill. Camps will run May 24-August 7, and are offered to children ages 3 and older. There are over 30 camps to choose from.

Choose from a variety of art camps including the ever popular Abrakadoodle Camp-Pirate Island! This camp will inspire kids to reach beyond and create art that is unique to them. By doing so, kids feel empowered to be creative and expressive. For more information, call Linda Gladson at (615)804-6997 or optimized-logo

Miss Deb’z Summer Art Camps teach children to create art out of everyday items, make their own masterpiece, have fun with food art and experience a variety of artful adventures! For more information, call Deb at (615)881-3840. To register, call (615)302-0971, ext. 2210.

Have a young artist at home who loves to create their own unique masterpieces? This camp is for them! Participants will make their own marbled paper, inked coasters, painted mugs and Starry Night painting. No experience is needed, just a lot of creativity! For more information, please call Lauren Nichols at (931)334-2370.

The Paint-o-Rama camp is back for another round of artistic fun! In this 3-day camp, students will explore oils, acrylics, watercolor, enamels and fabric paints on all different kinds of surfaces centered on summer fun at the beach; Wet on Wet Oil Painting Camp will expose children to the oil paint medium that they can use to build a lifelong hobby. This painting technique is fun and makes your painting into a real masterpiece; In June Lusty’s Children’s Pottery camp participants will learn to make pottery pieces like mugs, plates and the famous ‘Ed Heads’ this summer! New this year- air-dry clay will be used, so there’s no wait time. Projects will be ready to take home at the end of camp and WCPR Arts and crafts coordinator, Lauren Nichols is bringing back the popular Messy Camp and Work of Art Camp that are both designed to let children express themselves on an artistic level. There are many more Summer Art Camps to choose from as well!

New this year, are Miss Morgan’s Summer Camps. Kids can learn more about Printmaking, portfolio prep, graffiti, origami and Zentangle. For more information, contact Morgan at (615)545-8533 or

For specifics on each camp including a complete schedule, camp fees, supply fees, dates and times, please call Lauren at (615)302-0971, ext. 2225. The Longview Recreation Center is a public facility, here to benefit the community. Anyone, including out-of-county residents, can register for and participate in classes and events held at Longview, even if you don’t have a facility pass! For more information on classes and programs at Longview please visit




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