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Youth Programs

Magic Boot Camp! (April vacation workshop)

Ages 8-13|Grades 3rd-8th

04/20/21 - 04/23/21

Tue, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Type:N/A

Professional Magician Chris Herrick is back for this magical workshop. Students will learn the art of performing magic tricks and illusions to amaze their friends and family. Parents will be invited to the end of the last day of the workshop to see a performance by the students.  Chris' magic has been called "crazy", "incredible", "amazing", but the one word that bests describes it... is unforgettable.

The course cost includes a $40 magic kit for every student with materials they can take home to perfect what they learn.

Ages 8-13.  Four two-hour days from Tuesday 4/20 - Friday 4/23,  1 pm - 3 pm. 

Here is a an article from the Metrowest Daily New covering the 2019 HCA Magic Boot Camp students: CLICK HERE TO READ

 

Registrant's Information

Price:
$180

Professional Magician Chris Herrick is back for this magical workshop. Students will learn the art of performing magic tricks and illusions to amaze their friends and family. Parents will be invited to the end of the last day of the workshop to see a performance by the students.  Chris' magic has been called "crazy", "incredible", "amazing", but the one word that bests describes it... is unforgettable.

The course cost includes a $40 magic kit for every student with materials they can take home to perfect what they learn.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$180.00

Calligraphy & Hand Lettering - April Vacation workshop (Weds)

Ages 9-13|Grades 4th-8th

04/21/21 - 04/21/21

Wed, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Session Type:N/A

The popularity of Hand lettering and Calligraphy is at an all-time high! This one-day, 3 hour workshop (in-person at the HCA) will have students making a personalized project using their own positive hand-written motto/affirmation. The workshop will cover different types of fonts, mediums and tips for practicing at  home. All materials will be provided

Instructor: Meredith Fitzgerald. For grades 4-8. 

Registrant's Information

Price:
$55

The popularity of Hand lettering and Calligraphy is at an all-time high! This one-day, 3 hour workshop (in-person at the HCA) will have students making a personalized project using their own positive hand-written motto/affirmation. The workshop will cover different types of fonts, mediums and tips for practicing at  home. All materials will be provided

Instructor: Meredith Fitzgerald. For grades 4-8. 

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$55.00

Comedy Improv - April Vacation workshop

Ages 9-13|Grades 4th-8th

04/20/21 - 04/22/21

Tue, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Session Type:N/A

Get ready to laugh and have fun with improvisation! This fun 2-hour, 3-day mini vacation workshop will have kids learning to think on their feet and experience the power of play fun and safe environment. For grades 4th -8th

Instructor: Maureen Regan

Read about the benefits of IMPROV TRAINING HERE

Registrant's Information

Price:
$100

Get ready to laugh and have fun with improvisation! This fun 2-hour, 3-day mini vacation workshop will have kids learning to think on their feet and experience the power of play fun and safe environment. For grades 4th -8th

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$100.00

April Vacation: Aladdin workshop

Ages 5-8|Grades k -3rd

04/22/21 - 04/22/21

Thu, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Type:N/A

Students will play theater games, learn a simple dance to a song from Aladdin and complete a themed art project. This one-day, two-hour workshop will take place in person at the HCA.

Appropriate for kids grades K-3rd.

Instructor: Maureen Regan

Registrant's Information

Price:
$35

Students will play theater games, learn a simple dance to a song from Aladdin and complete a themed art project. This one-day, two-hour workshop will take place in person at the HCA.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$35.00

April Vacation: Moana workshop

Ages 5-8|Grades k -3rd

04/21/21 - 04/21/21

Wed, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Type:N/A

Students will play theater games, learn a simple dance to a song from Moana and complete a themed art project. This one-day, two-hour workshop will take place in person at the HCA.

Appropriate for kids grades K-3rd.

Instructor: Maureen Regan

Registrant's Information

Price:
$35

Students will play theater games, learn a simple dance to a song from Moana and complete a themed art project. This one-day, two-hour workshop will take place in person at the HCA.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$35.00

April Vacation: Jungle Book Workshop

Ages 5-8|Grades k -3rd

04/20/21 - 04/20/21

Tue, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Type:N/A

Students will play theater games, learn a simple dance to a song from Jungle Book and complete a themed art project. This one-day, two-hour workshop will take place in person at the HCA.

Appropriate for kids grades K-3rd.

Instructor: Maureen Regan

Registrant's Information

Price:
$35

Students will play theater games, learn a simple dance to a song from Jungle Book and complete a themed art project. This one-day, two-hour workshop will take place in person at the HCA.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$35.00

Willy Wonka Jr. (ESL Theater production)

Ages 9-13|Grades 4th-8th

07/06/21 - 08/21/21

Tue, 3:15 PM - 5:45 PM
Session Type:N/A

Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure!

Enter Stage Left will present a summer youth musical production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Junior! All students registered (up to 30 kids max) will be guaranteed to be cast in the production. The plan is rehearse and perform the show outdoors on the HCA property.

Directors: Alyssa Rae Surrette & Eric Balboni

Grades: 4th - 8th. (Students entering 4th grade or 9th grade in September 2021 are eligible to register)

Auditions: TBD - early June

Rehearsals: Tues, Weds & Thursdays from July 6 - August 19th (3:15 pm - 5:45 pm)

Performances: Friday August 20th & Saturday August 21st

Please note that interested students may still participate if they need to take a week off for a family vacation EXCEPT August 10-19th. Attendance is mandatory on those dates.

Fee: $350 ($332.50 for HCA members with a family membership or higher)

 

Registrant's Information

Price:
$350

Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure!

Enter Stage Left will present a summer youth musical production of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka Junior! All students registered (up to 30 kids max) will be guaranteed to be cast in the production. The plan is rehearse and perform the show outdoors on the HCA property.

Directors: Alyssa Rae Surrette & Eric Balboni

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$350.00

Paste Paper Abstract Art Workshop

Ages 10-99|Grades 4th- adult

05/08/21 - 05/08/21

Sat, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Type:N/A

Create your own abstract art using this technique of pouring acrylic paint. Students can also choose to use the dried paper for other art projects such as collage and book binding, etc.

This is a 2-hour outdoor workshop.  In the event of rain, an indoor location will be provided where attendees can safely socially distance. For ages 10-adult. Supplies will be provided.

To learn more about Bayda Asbridge, go to her website: Resume | baydasart

Registrant's Information

Price:
$35

Create your own abstract art using this technique of pouring acrylic paint. Students can also choose to use the dried paper for other art projects such as collage and book binding, etc.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$35.00

Write Your Name in Arabic (On-site outdoor workshop)

Ages 10-99|Grades 4th- adult

05/01/21 - 05/01/21

Sat, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Type:N/A

In this fascinating workshop, you’ll learn about the Arabic alphabet, compare the English alphabets to those of Arabic, write from right to left, try to find the letters that match your name and write them with the help of the instructor. The final project will have you writing your name in the beautiful Diwani font.

This is a 2-hour outdoor workshop. If it rains, the class will move indoors where students can be safely socially distanced. For ages 10-adult. Supplies will be provided.

To learn more about Bayda Asbridge, go to her website: Resume | baydasart

 

Registrant's Information

Price:
$35

In this fascinating workshop, you’ll learn about the Arabic alphabet, compare the English alphabets to those of Arabic, write from right to left, try to find the letters that match your name and write them with the help of the instructor. The final project will have you writing your name in the beautiful Diwani font.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$35.00

Owl Painting Workshop (Online)

Ages 10-99|Grades 4th- adult

04/17/21 - 04/17/21

Sat, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Session Type:N/A

Huang Yongyu is a contemporary Chinese artist known for both his prints and paintings.  Huang Yongyu loved painting owls. In this workshop we will learn more about the history and cultural impact of these magnificent birds.

This is a 2-hour interactive workshop presented online via Zoom. For ages 10-adult. Students will need to purchase supplies in advance.

To learn more about Bayda Asbridge, go to her website: Resume | baydasart

SUPPLY LIST:

A large piece of felt

Big flow, medium flow and happy dot brushes

Sumi-e ink

Mulberry paper

Water container

Two palettes for mixing ink and color

Watercolors (preferably Marie's brand)

Registrant's Information

Price:
$30

Huang Yongyu is a contemporary Chinese artist known for both his prints and paintings.  Huang Yongyu loved painting owls. In this workshop we will learn more about the history and cultural impact of these magnificent birds.

Product: 
Birth Date *
E.g., 04/11/2021
Please let us know about any medical conditions, allergies, medications, or special needs that we should be aware of. In addition – if you are registering for a child – to provide your child with the best experience possible at HCA, it would be very helpful if you let us know the following information: Does your child have an IEP, 504 plan, or require extra or one-to-one assistance at school? Is there anything else that would be helpful for us to know?
Would you like to make a donation to the HCA annual fund to ensure that we can continue to offer free events, and make exceptional arts programs accessible to all?
$30.00

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