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Summer Camps

Looking for fun events for your kids for summer? We've got you covered!

 

Winterville Arts Council will hold summer art camp from Monday June 24-Friday June 28 from 1p-4p each day. $125/camper with discounts available for multiple kids attending from the same household. Ages 8-11.

Call (706) 742-0823 to register today.

Additionally, Little Characters will also be holding summer camps at the Winterville Cultural Center. Check out their website for all the details.

Classes

Art Classes

Oil Painting
Wednesdays
1p-3p
Ongoing

Unlock your inner artist and discover the joy of creating art with us! This class covers essential topics such as color theory, awareness of values, and how to critique a painting. Join anytime and work at your own pace. Dortha Jacobson leads the class.

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Botanical Sketchbook
Mondays
10:30a-12:00p
Resumes August 5

This class explores a variety of drawing techniques such as directional line making, hatching, scrumbling, and stippling, focused on drawing botanicals of all kinds. Explore lessons in basic shading, perspective, and directional light sources. Beginners and more advanced artists are welcome. 

Suggested Supply List: *Sketchbook (Canson Mixed Media 7×10) *Colored pencils *Fine line markers (a variety of black sizes) *Masking tape *Ruler *Compass *Number 2 Pencil *Watercolor paint set

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Watercolor Painting
Mondays
7p-9p
May 20-June 17

 

Do you want to learn watercolor painting? Join surface design illustrator Miranda Bellah for a 5 week course exploring the artistic range of watercolors. Each week will focus on different techniques and styles ranging from loose and expressive to realism.

$75 for series

Suggested Supply List: *Watercolor sketchbook (9"x12" or 8"x10") *Set of watercolor brushes (combo of flat and round) *Watercolor paints (student grade, e.g. Winsor and Newton Cotman watercolors) *Palette (something simple–can be reusable plastic or the disposable palette sheets of paper) *Fine liner pen *Paper towels *Water receptacle *Pencil & sharpener *Eraser

Other Classes

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Chair Yoga
Mondays
9:10a-10:10a
Resumes August 5

This class promotes deep breathing, mindfulness, and inward listening. Chair Yoga is suitable for beginners and experienced Yoga students. Anyone can benefit from a chair yoga practice.  It is a great practice for folks with limited mobility, people who work in a chair that might want to learn how to take a “stretch break” or anyone seeking a fun and grounding class that focuses on retiring flexibility and mobility.

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Tai Chi/Qi Gong
Resumes in fall

Tai Chi/Qi Gong offers participants many health benefits including: initiating the "relaxation response"; enhancing the efficiency of the immune system, cell metabolism, and tissue regeneration; reduction of blood pressure; and increased mental clarity. Valerie Fagan, a certified Tai Chi and Qi Gong teacher leads the class.

Clubs and Groups

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Chess Club
Fri
days
6p-10p

Are you a chess fanatic? Consider attending weekly competitions with the Winterville Community Center Chess Club (WC4). 

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Mahjong Club
Resumes in August

Come learn to play the ancient Chinese

game of Mahjong. 

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Veterans Coffee Hour
Tuesdays
9a-10a

Come join us for weekly Veterans Coffee and dominoes.

The Hook & Needle
Resumes in August

"The Hook and Needle" is a social group for crochet, knitting, and quilting enthusiasts. We work on our own projects, share ideas and techniques, and donate blankets to Project Linus (optional). Beginners are welcome!  

Clubs and Groups
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