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Summer Glass Camp is a Southwest Michigan summertime tradition at West Michigan Glass Art Center. Perfect for teenagers, this summer camp program is located in downtown Kalamazoo.  Summer Glass Camp is the highlight of many camper's summer!  Campers will learn valuable skills, form strong friendships and discover their amazing creative abilities.  Teens or kids will learn glassblowing, bead making, kiln fusing, lampworking (flameworking), sand casting and other glass arts.  The youth camp program ends with an exciting gallery exhibit open house for family and friends of the campers.  Teenagers will be invited to show their work at a fall exhibit at the Portage District Library. Plan ahead for Summer Glass Camp 2013!  Don't miss out on an exhilarating week of camp!

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Summer Glass Camp is a Southwest Michigan summertime tradition at West Michigan Glass Art Center.  Located in downtown Kalamazoo, Summer Glass Camp is the highlight of many camper's summer!  Campers will learn valuable skills, form strong friendships and discover their amazing creative abilities.  Campers will learn glassblowing, bead making, kiln fusing, lampworking, sand casting and other glass arts.  Camp ends with an exciting gallery exhibit open house for family and friends of the campers.  Campers will be invited to show their work at a fall exhibit at the Portage District Library.

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Call us soon to register, spots will sell out!  We're the hottest camp in Kalamazoo!  Register at 269-552-9802. 

2014 Sessions

Glass Explorers-$250
Session 1: June 17, 18, 19
Session 3: July 1, 2, 3
Session 4: July 8, 9, 10

Three-day camp for beginning glass artists ages 10 to 18.  This camp will explore beginning techniques used to create glass art.  Campers will make a glass paperweight in the Hot Shop and create glass art using kiln fusing, lampworking (flameworking), bead making, sand casting, sandblasting and more!
 
Teen Glassblowing-$340
Session 2: June 24, 25, 26, 27
Session 5: July 15, 16, 17, 18

 Four-day teen glass camp is for glass artists ages 12 to 18 (no experience necessary).   This camp will focus on glassblowing, lampworking, bead making, sand blasting and kiln fusing.  Campers create a hollow blown glass vessel and ornament in the Hot Shop, flamework items with a torch, beads on a mandrel, sandblasting and finish a three-dimensional kiln fused project. 
 
Teen Glass Inferno
Session 6: July 21, 22, 23, 24

Prerequisite: Previous summer glass camp
Four-day camp for returning glass artists ages 13 to 18.  This camp will focus on advanced techniques used to create glass art.  Campers will make blown and sculptural glass projects in the Hot Shop -  create glass art using kiln fusing, flameworking (lampworking), bead making, grinding, finishing and more. 

All glass, materials, tools, and a cool West Michigan Glass Art Center Summer Glass Camp T-shirt is included.
Campers should wear closed toe shoes and 100% cotton long pants (T shirt and jeans are perfect!).

Camp Cancellation Policy:  One month prior to camp-full tuition will be refunded minus the $30 registration fee.  Two weeks prior to camp-50% tuition will be refunded unless we can fill your spot.  Anytime less than two weeks prior to camp, tuition will not be refunded.


 
 So many fun things to do in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  We have many fun things to do with families, kids and teens.  Southwest Michigan is the hotspot for fun!


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