Ages 8-11



Let’s Be Creative– Arts Sampler 2 for Ages 8-11

Note:
Students must bring a bathing suit and towel every day. Goggles and swim cap are optional.

7:45 – 8:15 a.m., FA 409:
Drop off your child with Megan Casas and Will Akins
8:00 – 9:15 a.m., FA 409: Feel The Beat!, instructed by Megan Casas and Will Akins
9:15 – 9:30 a.m., FA 409: Snack break with Megan Casas and Will Akins
9:30 – 11:30 a.m., ISU Student Recreation Center: Swimming, instructed by Chelsea Dolly.
Note: Swimming takes place between 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., FA 102: Lunch break with Ashlee Vitz
12:30 – 2:00 p.m., LCPFA Recital Hall: Theater: Creating My First Masterpiece, instructed by Ashlee Vitz and Will Akins  
2:00 – 3:00 p.m., LCPFA 161: Abracadabra: Discovering Magic!, instructed by Will Akins and Alexus Cooksey
3:00 – 3:15 p.m., FA 102: Snack break with Korri Martin and Alexus Cooksey
3:15 – 5:15 p.m., FA 102: Text It To Me!, instructed by Korri Martin and Alexus Cooksey

Dates & Time:
June 12 – 16 (Monday through Friday)
Full day: 7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Final Art Exhibition: July 31-August 8, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. There will be a closing reception on Tuesday, August 8, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Turman Art Gallery, 649 Chestnut Street, ground floor. Artwork in the exhibition may be taken home at 6:00 p.m. on August 8, or picked up at the CSA office, August 9 – September 1, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office is located in the Fine Arts building, room 232. We regret that we will be unable to store unclaimed artwork after September 1, 2017.

Final Theater Performance and Magic Show:
June 16, 5:10 p.m., Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, Recital Hall
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Fee: Non-member/$250, member/$225
Includes materials and in-class use of instruments. Children must bring a brown-bag lunch, snacks, and beverages.
Instructors: Megan Casas, Will Akins, Chelsea Dolly, Ashlee Vitz, Alexus Cooksey and Korri Martin.

Feel The Beat!
This is an interactive music class focusing on the basics of rhythm, pulse, and musical creativity while creating self-esteem, social cohesion, and cooperative playing. Students will learn to play various percussion instruments such as hand drums, shakers, bells and woodblocks, improvise rhythms, and learn to play familiar music. Students will take part in musical games, movement activities, and other fun music-making lessons to learn about playing percussion individually and with others. 

Swimming
Campus Recreation at Indiana State University offers swim lessons for all people ages 6 months to adult and all skill levels from beginner to advanced swimmers. All lessons are taught by American Red Cross certified water safety instructors. There are two water safety instructors and two lifeguards at every lesson and each lesson may be adapted to fit the needs of the children participating. The pool is four feet deep at its maximum depth which provides an ideal environment for teaching lessons. Life jackets will be provided for those who need/want them. Lessons will accommodate children that cannot swim, as well as students with intermediate to advanced swimming skills.

Theater: Creating My First Masterpiece
This session is for children who want to learn about different aspects of theater. The class encourages students to use their imaginations as they create their own short plays. Students will work in groups to write, direct, and perform their masterpieces!

Abracadabra: Discovering Magic!
Magic is more than smoke and mirrors! It’s a fun way to develop hand-eye coordination and confidence to perform in front of others. This course is a great introduction with tons of hands-on instruction from an actual magician. Students will be presented with age appropriate, step-by-step instructions on how to perform simple card tricks in addition to some well-known illusions. This will set the foundation for life-long magical skills that will inspire and ignite imaginations!

Text It To Me!
Students will venture through time to discover how past and present civilizations have used pictures and words to communicate thoughts and ideas. Children will explore ancient writing systems and create their very own pictographic artworks! Using modern writing methods, children will create personalized artworks using emoji symbols and text messaging language.

Young Artists At Work – Arts Sampler 3 for Ages 5-8

Note: This class is suitable for 5-7 year-olds as well as 8 year-olds who like spending time with younger children. Students must bring a bathing suit and towel every day. Goggles and swim cap are optional.

7:45 – 8:15 a.m., LCPFA 161: 
Drop off your child with Isabella Collins and Alexus Cooksey
8:00 – 9:15 a.m., LCPFA 161: Hip Hop, instructed by Isabella Collins and Alexus Cooksey
9:15 – 9:30 a.m., LCPFA 161: Snack break with Isabella Collins and Alexus Cooksey
9:30 – 11:30 a.m., ISU Student Recreation Center: Swimming, instructed by Chelsea Dolly. Note: Swimming takes place between 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., FA 102: Lunch break with Ashlee Vitz
12:30 – 3:00 p.m., LCPFA Recital Hall: Shaking It Up With Shakespeare, instructed by Ashlee Vitz and Isabella Collins
3:00 – 3:15 p.m., FA 102: Snack break with Korri Martin and Alexus Cooksey
3:15 – 5:15 p.m., FA 102: Let’s Explore The Great Outdoors! with Korri Martin and Alexus Cooksey
5:00 – 5:15 p.m., FA 102: Pick up your child with Korri Martin and Alexus Cooksey

Dates & Time: 
June 19 – 23 (Monday through Friday)
Full day: 7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Final Art Exhibition: July 31-August 8, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. There will be a closing reception on Tuesday, August 8, 5:00-6:00 p.m.in the Turman Art Gallery, 649 Chestnut Street, ground floor. Artwork in the exhibition may be taken home at 6:00 p.m. on August 8, or picked up at the CSA office, August 9 – September 1, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office is located in the Fine Arts building, room 232. We regret that we will be unable to store unclaimed artwork after September 1, 2017.
Final Theater and Hip Hop Performance: June 23, 5:10 p.m., Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, Recital Hall
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Fee: Non-member/$250, member/$225
Includes materials and in-class use of instruments. Children must bring a brown-bag lunch, snacks, and beverages.
Instructors: Isabella Collins, Alexus Cooksey, Ashlee Vitz, Korri Martin, Chelsea Dolly

Hip Hop
Hip hop develops communication skills in younger children. Students will learn how to listen to dance instruction, work together as a group, and keep open minds when presented with new and unusual ideas. The course will offer one dance routine in the hip hop style to be learned, memorized and performed at the end of the week.

Swimming
Campus Recreation at Indiana State University offers swim lessons for all people ages 6 months to adult and all skill levels from beginner to advanced swimmers. All lessons are taught by American Red Cross certified water safety instructors. There are two water safety instructors and two lifeguards at every lesson and each lesson may be adapted to fit the needs of the children participating. The pool is four feet deep at its maximum depth which provides an ideal environment for teaching lessons. Life jackets will be provided for those who need/want them. Lessons will accommodate children that cannot swim, as well as students with intermediate to advanced swimming skills.

Shaking It Up With Shakespeare
This session is for little people with big imaginations. Students will learn about past and present child actors in theater. They will be introduced to Shakespeare and discuss the many aspects of theater including acting, directing, playwriting, designing, and constructing. Students will focus on learning how to project their voices and perform lines from script.

Let’s Explore The Great Outdoors!
Children will have the opportunity to explore Indiana State’s campus and create nature art! They will collect materials to produce various leaf, rock, and branch artworks. Projects include painted leaf mobiles, zentangle rock snakes, an Andy Goldsworthy inspired outdoor installation, and a mandala stepping stone. 

Art Is Cool! – Arts Sampler 4 for Ages 8-11

7:45 – 8:15 a.m., 
FA 102: Drop off your child with Korri Martin and Megan Casas
8:00 – 10:00 a.m., FA 102: DrawIt! Paint It! Build It!, instructed by Korri Martin and Megan Casas  
10:00 – 10:15 a.m., LCPFA Recital Hall: Snack break with Ashlee Vitz and Eduardo Yanez
10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., LCPFA Recital Hall : The Power of Performance, instructed by Ashlee Vitz and Eduardo Yanez
12:30 – 1:30 p.m., FA 119: Lunch break with Ashlee Vitz
1:30 – 3:00 p.m., FA Mac Lab, Room 112Garage Band, instructed by Diyombu Muyumba and Eduardo Yanez
3:00 – 3:15 p.m., LCPFA 161: Snack break with Isabella Collins and Mounika Ragula
3:15 – 4:15 p.m., LCPFA 161: Hip Hop!, instructed by Isabella Collins and Mounika Ragula
4:15– 5:15 p.m., FA 409: Yoga for Kids, instructed by Melissa Grinslade
5:00– 5:15 p.m., FA 409: Pick up your child with Melissa Grinslade

Dates & Time: 
June 26 – 30 (Monday through Friday)
Full day: 7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Final Art Exhibition: July 31-August 8, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. There will be a closing reception on Tuesday, August 8, 5:00-6:00 pm in theTurman Art Gallery, 649 Chestnut Street, ground floor. Artwork in the exhibition may be taken home at 6:00 p.m. on August 8, or picked up at the CSA office, August 9 – September 1, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office is located in the Fine Arts building, room 232. We regret that we will be unable to store unclaimed artwork after September 1, 2017.
Final Theater and Hip Hop Performance: June 30, 5:10 p.m., Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, Recital Hall
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Fee: Non-member/$250, member/$225
Includes materials, in-class use of instruments and yoga mats. Children must bring a brown-bag lunch, snacks and beverages.
Instructors: Megan Casas, Korri Martin, Ashlee Vitz, Eduardo Yanez, Mounika Ragula, Isabella Collins, Diyombu Muyumba and Melissa Grinslade

Draw It! Paint It! Build It!
Children will develop observational and compositional skills by learning ways in which to use balance, emphasis, proportion, and perspective in their individual artworks. Color theory, line, shape, form, and texture will be reviewed throughout the week. Projects include a personalized still life drawing, mixed media blind  contour self-portrait, and Tatebanko landscape diorama.

The Power of Performance
This session is for students who just can’t get enough of theater! Students will learn basic theater performance exercises to aid them throughout the week! Age-appropriate scripted scenes will be provided by ISU theater alumni, Tommy Jammerson, for the students to study, develop, and perform at the end of the week.

Garage Band
Students will use Pro Tools and Garage Band to learn the recording process. This course will introduce students to the techniques and procedures of creating digital music, including various audio techniques. Students will work on individual projects creating original music or audio tracks. The class will cover the use of sound in various web-based media, and the conversion of various sound formats for use with video.

Hip Hop
This class will teach students the fundamental steps of hip hop. Children will develop finer memorization, movement and communication skills, and learn to work well within a group. The course will offer one dance routine in the hip hop style to be learned, memorized and performed at the end of the week.

Yoga For Kids
Yoga comes to life in these fun and creative classes designed to expand students’ minds and encourage wellness. Cooperative games, themed activities, storytelling, and music engage our children’s natural energy and enthusiasm. Classes explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, visual imagery, and creative relaxation techniques while conveying lessons in self-expression, body image, and positive thinking. Partner poses and yoga games build positive peer interactions and social skills. This is a unique way for children to build skills they can carry into their everyday lives. This class is for children of all fitness levels. 

Mini-Music Sampler 5 for Ages 7-11

Note: 
This class is created for children with a strong interest in music. It is recommended for students with beginning to intermediate music experience levels. Classes run Wednesday through Friday. There is no final performance due to the abbreviated time frame of this Sampler.

8:45 – 9:00 a.m., FA 316:
Drop off your child with Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
9:00 – 10:45 a.m., FA 316: Hands-On Keys, instructed by Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
10:45 – 11:00 a.m., FA 409: Snack break with Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., FA 409: Feel the Beat!,instructed by Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
12:00 – 1:15 p.m., FA 102: Lunch break with Crystal Myers
1:15 – 3:30 p.m., FA 316: Guitar Slingers! with Joseph Woerner and Eduardo Yanez
3:30 – 3:45 p.m., LCPFA 161: Snack break with Isabella Collins and Mounika Ragula
3:45 – 5:15 p.m., LCPFA 161: Hip Hop Dance with Isabella Collins and Mounika Ragula
5:00 – 5:15 p.m., LCPFA 161: Pick up your child with Isabella Collins and Mounika Ragula

Dates & Time:
July 5-7 (Wednesday through Friday)
Full day: 8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Fee: Non-member/$135, member/$120
Includes materials and in-class use of instruments. Children must bring a brown-bag lunch, snacks, and beverages.
Instructors:Megan Casas, Joseph Woerner, Eduardo Yanez, Isabella Collins and Mounika Ragula

Hands-on Keys
This class introduces students to the basics of the keyboard. Students will learn about pitch, the C major scale, the different parts of the piano, and how to play familiar songs on the keyboard. They will also be introduced to the fundamentals of music theory including how to read basic notes and rhythms.

Feel The Beat!
This is an interactive music class focusing on the basics of rhythm, pulse, and musical creativity while creating self-esteem, social cohesion, and cooperative playing. Students will learn to play familiar music and improvise rhythms using various percussion instruments such as hand drums, shakers, bells and woodblocks. Students will take part in musical games, movement activities, and other fun music-making lessons to learn about playing percussion individually and with others. 

Guitar Slingers
This class offers an opportunity for students to learn guitar basics and create music while working with a group of peers.

Hip Hop Dance
Hip hop develops communication skills in younger children. Students will learn how to listen to dance instruction, work together as a group, and keep open minds when presented with new and unusual ideas. The course will offer one dance routine in the hip hop style to be learned, memorized and performed at the end of the  week. 

I’m An Artist! – Arts Sampler 6 for Ages 5-8

Note: 
This class is suitable for 5-7 year-olds as well as 8 year-olds who like spending time with younger children.

7:45 – 8:15 a.m., FA 119: 
Drop off your child with Korri Martin and Alexus Cooksey  
8:00 – 9:00 a.m., FA 119: Dream It! Design It!instructed by Korri Martin and Alexus Cooksey  
9:00 – 10:00 a.m., ISU Institute for Community Sustainability: The Sensory Garden, instructed by Alexandra Hendrix, Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
10:00 – 10:15 a.m., ISU Institute for Community Sustainability: Snack break with Alexandra Hendrix, Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
10:15 – 11:00 a.m., ISU Institute for Community Sustainability: The Sensory Garden, instructed by Alexandra Hendrix, Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
11:00 – 12:15 p.m., FA 409: Let’s Make Musicinstructed by Megan Casas and Joseph Woerner
12:15 – 1:15 p.m., FA 119: Lunch break with Korri Martin
1:15 – 2:15 p.m., LCPFA 161: Hip Hop!instructed by Isabella Collins and Eduardo Yanez
2:15 – 3:15 p.m., LCPFA Recital Hall: Spotlight Theaterinstructed by Isabella Collins and Eduardo Yanez
3:15 – 3:30 p.m., LCPFA Recital Hall: Snack break with Isabella Collins and Eduardo Yanez
3:30 – 4:15 p.m., LCPFA Recital Hall: Spotlight Theaterinstructed by Isabella Collins and Eduardo Yanez
4:15 – 5:15 p.m., FA 409: Yoga for Kids, instructed by Melissa Grinslade
5:00 – 5:15 p.m., FA 409: Pick up your child with Melissa Grinslade

Dates & Time: 
July 10-14 (Monday through Friday)
Full day: 7:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Final Art Exhibition: July 31-August 8, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. There will be a closing reception on Tuesday, August 8, 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Turman Art Gallery, 649 Chestnut Street, ground floor. Artwork in the exhibition may be taken home at 6:00 p.m. on August 8, or picked up at the CSA office, August 9 – September 1, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The office is located in the Fine Arts building, room 232. We regret that we will be unable to store unclaimed artwork after September 1, 2017.
Final Theater and Dance Performance: July 14, 5:10 p.m., Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts, Recital Hall
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Fee:Non-member/$250, member/$225
Includes materials, in-class use of instruments and yoga mats. Children must bring a brown-bag lunch, snacks, and beverages.
Instructors: Korri Martin, Alexus Cooksey, Joseph Woerner, Megan Casas, Isabella Collins, Ashlee Vitz, Eduardo Yanez, Melissa Grinslade

Dream It! Design It!
This class introduces students to the elements of design. Each day, children will create artwork based on the design principles of point, line, form, shape, space, movement, color, pattern and texture. Subject matter is decided by the student - the possibilities are endless!

The Sensory Garden
Instructors will accompany students to the ISU Institute for Community Sustainability, located at 11th and Chestnut Streets – about a 10 minute walk from the Fine Arts building. Each day children will journey into the Community and Sensory Gardens and participate in activities that explore one of the five senses. In addition to fun daily activities, the week-long project will allow students to plant flowers, take care of them every day and bring them home on Friday. On rainy days, students will be indoors sketching still lifes, drawing natural objects right from the Gardens!

Let’s Make Music
This is an interactive-based class focusing on the basics of rhythm, pitch, and musical creativity. Instructors will demonstrate various percussion instruments, such as hand drums in addition to pitched instruments, such as guitars. The objective of the class is to introduce both rhythmic and pitched instruments to students and play together as a group to make music and understand the relationships between each part.    

Hip Hop
Hip hop develops communication skills in younger children. Students will learn how to listen to dance instruction, work together as a group, and keep open minds when presented with new and unusual ideas. The course will offer one dance routine in the hip hop style to be learned, memorized and performed at the end of the week.

Spotlight Theater
This class helps students grow in their ability to communicate and respond to others. Warm-up games and exercises will help raise students’ comfort levels while they get to know one another. Children will learn basic concepts of theater and production including improvisation and performance.

Yoga For Kids
Yoga comes to life in these fun and creative classes designed to expand students’ minds and encourage wellness. Cooperative games, themed activities, storytelling, and music engage our children’s natural energy and enthusiasm. Classes explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, visual imagery, and creative relaxation techniques while conveying lessons in self-expression, body image, and positive thinking. Partner poses and yoga games build positive peer interactions and social skills. This is a unique way for children to build skills they can carry into their everyday lives. This class is for children of all fitness levels.