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Saugatuck Center For The Arts Offering Summer Programs For Kids, Bringing In Local Artists To Teach

Get creative this summer with Saugatuck Center for the Arts’ (400 Culver Street, Saugatuck) summer programming for children. The first class of the season begins June 22 with Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency faculty member Paula Wilson teaching children about the printmaking process. Other summer children’s classes will be taught by SCA’s Artist in Residence Salvador Jiménez-Flores, Chef and Co-Owner of Salt of the Earth, Matthew Pietsch, Chef Christine Ferris of the Farmhouse Deli & Pantry, and food, health, and farming entrepreneur, Jenna Weiler.

Families can register for classes at sc4a.org or call (269) 857-2399; all class registrations received before May 22 receive 15% off the cost of the program.

Toddlers to ‘tweens can dive into creativity at the SCA via a wide range of exciting topics including food preparation, painting workshops, textile design, art-studio visits, nature hikes, and printmaking. A full list of class offerings, date/times, and pricing can be found at sc4a.org or in the “Summer 2015 Programming” brochure.

All of SCA’s summer classes encourage children to experience the joy of creativity, and each includes interactive art projects, outdoor kinesthetic activities, and a healthy snack.

“We’re studying and celebrating creativity using West Michigan and Saugatuck as our inspiration,” says SCA Education + Exhibitions Manager Whitney Valentine. “We’re very fortunate to have an array of talented guest instructors joining us and a rock star education staff leading these unique experiences for young people.”

Families interested in the Summer 2015 Programming can find more information at sc4a.org or call 269-857-2399. Summer Camp Scholarships are available, and applications can be requested from Whitney@sc4a.org.

About the Saugatuck Center for the Arts
The Saugatuck Center for the Arts, located at 400 Culver Street, Saugatuck, is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a more vibrant lakeshore community in West Michigan and beyond. For more information about the SCA and upcoming events, visit www.sc4a.org or call 269.857.2399.