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Latrobe summer art camps feature aquatic theme

Jeff Himler
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Students create colorful, imaginative portraits during the Latrobe Art Center’s 2018 summer camp.

Latrobe Art Center’s summer camps for kids will focus on water as a unifying theme.

The camps, which begin in June, are for children ages 3-13 of all artistic levels and will allow young participants to explore water-based art techniques and create pieces depicting ocean scenes. Each camp runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and includes a visit to Latrobe’s Rogers-McFeely Memorial Swimming Pool.

“Aquatic Adventures” camp offerings include:

• “Lil’ Explorers,” for ages 3-5, June 11-13 — Children will learn about sea life while working with dough, paint and mixed media;

• “Under the Sea,” ages 6 and 7, June 25-27 — Participants will create sea creatures and underwater scenes;

• “Motion of the Ocean,” ages 8-10, July 8-12 — Kids will learn how to write a haiku while making colorful creations;

• “Island Life,” ages 11-13, July 29-Aug. 2 — Projects include making papier-mache sharks.

Reservations are required at latrobeartcenter.org/summer-2019 or by contacting the art center at 724-537-7011.

The cost for each three-day camp, for younger kids, is $40 for Latrobe Art Center members and $50 for nonmembers. The cost for each five-day camp is $70 for members and $90 for nonmembers.

The center is located at 819 Ligonier St., Latrobe.

Jeff Himler is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Jeff at 724-836-6622, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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