The Summer Fun Series offers students in grades 3-8 fun activities, ranging from art to cooking and science to sports. All at an affordable price for parents. Find the right class for your child and register today!
Come to Owens Community College for a taste of art! Join us for this fun, interactive week of bringing out your inner artist. The goal for this first annual summer art experience is to make a difference in young artist's lives in the way they look at art based upon the fine arts fundamental principles of visual art. Students will explore and gain knowledge in various media, techniques and processes and at the same time, enhance their visual communication skills.
Each day meets from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and will have a different theme. Check in will begin at 8:30 a.m. so we can be sure to start class at 9 a.m. Pick up time will begin at 11:45 a.m. and end at noon. Classes will be held in the Center for Fine & Performing Arts building at the Perrysburg campus. Registration includes all supplies for the week which will allow students to take home many creations!
53150 Mon – Fri 6/5 – 6/9 9 – 11:30 a.m. Perrysburg $109
Monday – Illustrate Music with Line
Students will be able to experiment with a variety of approaches to drawing with various media. They will broaden their understanding and experience the principal factors and processes of contour, gesture and blind drawing. This class emphasizes technique with engagement of music in creating linear compositions with limited color. The students will be introduced to works by American artist Ben Shahn.
Tuesday – Fun with Fusing Glass
Students will explore color and shape, creating with glass by making a piece that can be worn as a necklace or used as a magnet or create a plate. They will learn the skills to cut glass, design with color and learn why glass has fascinated us for thousands of years. Students will take home their creations on Friday.
Wednesday – Mysteries of Paint with a Q-Tip
Students will be able to gain understanding of Pointillism also known as Neo-Impressionism and Divisionism and its principles. They will focus on producing visually pleasing organic design and embellishing it with the approach of pointillism. We will explore a method of color application with Q-tips. Our inspiration will be the portfolio of French artist Georges Pierre Seurat as a founder of Pointillism.
Thursday – New Twist to Mixed Media
This class will explore principles of landscape. Students will create a dynamic asymmetrical composition including geometric and biomorphic shapes. They will be introduced to a variety of watercolor media. Wet on wet process will be explored. Students will be inspired by French master Claude Monet and his impressionist approach to landscape.
Friday – Explore & Express Fine Art on Glass
Students will be able to develop technical skill and creative response in handling enamel acrylic paint on a glass object. They will explore the endless beauty of floral designs and examine a portfolio of famous American master Georgia O'Keeffe. This class will help them create a simplified flower design, while focusing on strong and expressive design, texture and limited color pallet.
These classes promote hands-on learning and building that utilize Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) concepts and 21st century educational skills of critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, agility, adaptability, curiosity and imagination.
Junior Engineering USING LEGOS – Grades 1st – 3rd
Students will creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using our LEGO® kits. Students will be paired up to work on building a race car, windmill, merry-go-round, levers/pliers and pulley/crane.
53162 Mon – Fri 6/19 – 6/23 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Perrysburg $110
Collision Cars USING LEGOS– Grades 4th – 8th
Student will use our unique LEGO® kits to build a variety of battling machines. This is a class of exploration, problem solving, and risk-taking with a goal of learning and experimenting with how machine work and compete. Students will be paired up to work on these projects.
53163 Mon – Fri 6/19 – 6/23 1 – 4 p.m. Perrysburg $110
This program is designed for youths to improve the overall athletic ability of each participant. Speed is the number one skill necessary for contending in every sport. Working on this skill at each level is important because speed will ultimately determine the highest level an athlete can compete in. Participants will begin to learn proper strength training, speed mechanics, and plyometric. Participants will learn the concepts of how to train for sports based on a long-term athletic development concept. Presented by Russell Jackson, International Youth Conditioning Association Certified Speed and Agility Specialist.
53153 Tue/Thu 6/13 – 6/22 9 – 11 a.m. Perrysburg $69
In these kid's cooking classes, we will be exploring some of our favorite foods and how to make them uniquely yours! We will learn about kitchen safety, homemade versus boxes or mixes, and different flavors. All classes can be taken individually. It is recommended for ages 8 and above. Ages 5-7 should have an adult present. Max of 8 people in the class. Students must wear closed-toe shoes with a rubber sole.
Homemade Mac & Cheese
Learn to make this favorite dish from scratch. Learn how to use different cheeses to change the flavor of the sauce. Learn how to add different items to give this meal a twist.
53197 Wed 6/14 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Perrysburg $35
53198 Mon 7/10 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Perrysburg $35
Homemade Chicken Tenders & French Fries
Learn how to make this favorite meal the healthy way! Learn how to make yummy dips such as ranch, BBQ and honey mustard.
53199 Thu 6/15 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Perrysburg $35
53200 Tue 7/11 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Perrysburg $35
Pizza & Breadsticks
Students will learn how to make homemade pizza dough and top with your favorite toppings. Learn how to make homemade breadsticks, too!
53201 Wed 6/21 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Perrysburg $35
53202 Mon 7/17 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Perrysburg $35
Who doesn't love cookies? In this class, students will learn to make a variety of cookies from chocolate chip to cut out cookies.
53203 Thu 6/22 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Perrysburg $35
53204 Tue 7/18 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Perrysburg $35
Are you an aspiring baker? Come to this class to learn how to make cakes from a simple sheet cake to a fancy layer cake.
53205 Fri 6/23 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Perrysburg $35