A Connecticut Creative Arts Organization

Grades K-5

Little Chefs

Grades K-2  |  Nancy Stuart

Mitchell Elementary School, Woodbury

Join us in the kitchen for a fun exploration of how food can be both delicious and good for you. Participants will learn to combine fresh local, organic ingredients to make lots of different and fun dishes. Like all great chefs, you will use all of your senses to find just the right ingredients and create a favorite recipe. Let’s start cooking!

2017  |  Thursdays, Oct 12, 19, 26  |  3:45-4:45pm
3 sessions: $45
ASAP! provides supervision for students after school until the workshop begins.
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Hand Drumming & Percussion

Grades K-5  |  John Marshall

Come explore rhythm, pulse, and improvisational exercises in traditional rhythms from across the world with internationally recognized master percussionist John Marshall. In this workshop, participants get the opportunity to use a variety of tuned percussion instruments including frame drums, Egyptian tambourines and dumbeks, congas, djembes, and a drum kit. This workshop culminates in a student performance where your child will get the chance to share their newly acquired musical skills with family and friends.

Washington Primary School, Washington

2017  |  Mondays, Oct 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13
Grades K-2  |  3:45-4:30pm*
Grades 3-5  |  4:45-5:45pm
5 sessions: $75 • $60 for Region 12 students
*ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Washington Primary School students after school until the workshop begins.

Hill and Plain School, New Milford

2018  |  Thursdays, Mar 22, 29, Apr 5,12
Grades K-2  |  3:45-4:30pm*
Grades 3-5  |  4:45-5:45pm
4 sessions: $60
*ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Hill and Plain School students after school until the workshop begins.
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Move & Create

Grades 1-5  |  Pilobolus

Burnham School, Bridgewater

Work directly with a member of the internationally renowned Pilobolus Dance Theater for an exhilarating, collaborative dance workshop. You will explore, invent, interact, and become involved in Pilobolus’ signature style of creating dance. You‘ll see the limitless possibilities within the medium of movement as you become more comfortable with being physically creative, collaborative, and expressive. There will be an informal “showing” from 5:30-6:15pm on the last day of the program for family and friends.

2017  |  Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Nov 27, 30, Dec 4, 7, 8  |  3:45-5:15pm
5 sessions: $75 • $60 Region 12 students
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Inter-district Theatre Project

Grades 1-5  |  Nick Jonzcak

Booth Free School, Roxbury

Think like an actor, speak like an actor, breathe like an actor, move like an actor…become an actor! Learn how the professionals create characters that are funny, shy, suspenseful, fearless, and more! Using our imaginations and exploring theatre games and role-playing we will discover how to develop characters and bring them to life. The project will culminate in a play created collaboratively by participants. Invite friends and family to the premiere of your very own play.

2018  |  Wednesdays-Fridays  |  4:15-5:45pm
Jan. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, Feb. 1, 2*
*A “sharing” of students work at 6pm at Booth Free School
11 sessions: $132
ASAP! will provide supervision and transportation from all Region 12 Elementary Schools to Booth Free School in Washington.
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Cooking at The Silo

Grades 3-5  |  Nancy Stuart

The Silo, New Milford

Join us in The Silo kitchen for a fun exploration of how food can be both delicious and good for you. Silo Director of Youth and Family Culinary Programs, Nancy Stuart will guide you in how to combine fresh ingredients to make lots of different and fun dishes. Like all great chefs, you will use all of your senses to find just the right ingredients and create a favorite recipe.

2018  |  Wednesdays, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28, Mar 7, 14  |  4:00-5:30pm
Snow dates: Mar 14, 21
5 sessions: $75 • $60 for Region 12 students
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Magical Chefs

Grades K-2  |  Chef Anne Gallagher

Wersebe Hall, Washington

Come join us for this hands-on cooking class in a fun, safe environment. We will focus on seasonal eating and how to flavor our food to be the most delicious it can be. Like a magician, you will turn any vegetable into something yummy! Make new recipes and learn cooking skills that you can use in your kitchen at home.

2018  |  Thursdays, Mar 1, 8, 15  |  3:45-4:45pm
3 sessions: $45 • $36 Region 12 students
ASAP! provides supervision for students after school until the workshop begins.
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Zentangle

Grades 3-5  |  Krista Marti Matthews

Booth Free School, Roxbury

Join the fun of Zentangle, an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images. Zentangle improves focus, supports creativity, and provides artistic satisfaction. Participants will discover there are no mistakes, only foundations for new patterns that take you in unexpected new directions. There is no eraser in life and there is no eraser in Zentangle. Students will see something that may look complicated and learn anything is possible one stroke at a time.

2018  |  Tuesdays, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27  |  3:45-4:45pm
4 sessions: $60 • $48 Region 12 students
*ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Booth Free School students after school until the workshop begins.
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Ceramics

Grades K-2  |  Will Talbot

Washington Primary School, Washington

Get ready to play in the mud and use your imagination to design fun pottery pieces! Experience the joy of working with clay while learning about structure, shapes, and form. Think of your favorite animal…is it a monkey? A dog? An elephant? You can make these animals part of your very own bowl, mug, or pitcher.

2018  |  Mondays, Apr 2, 9, 23, 30  |  3:45-4:45pm
4 sessions: $60 • $48 for Region 12 students
ASAP! provides a healthful snack and supervision for Washington Primary School students after school until the workshop begins.
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Calling All Explorers

Grades 3-5  |  Steep Rock Association

Macricostas Preserve, New Preston

Explore nature at the Macricostas Preserve with Steep Rock Association Program Leader, Rory Larson. As a group, determine the perfect place to create and design a secret fort. Collect sticks, rocks, branches and so much more on a wild scavenger hunt. Working together, you will draw a design and learn about constructing a lasting structure in the magical woods of Steep Rock. Only true explorers will be able to find this secret place.

2018  |  Tuesdays, May 8, 15, 22, 29  |  4:00-5:30pm
4 sessions: $60 • $48 Region 12 students
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  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Refunds are not available.
  • Region 12 students are residents of Washington, Bridgewater or Roxbury, whether or not they attend Region 12 Schools.
    Nonresidents are residents of any other area.
  • Financial aid is available to those in need. Click here to download a Financial Aid Form.