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Summer Art Camps at Lancaster Museum of Art

The Lancaster Museum of Art will offer three, weeklong summer art camps for children ages 7 through 14, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Each week will feature different guest artists as instructors in addition to the camp instructors. See specific camp descriptions below.

 Drawing & Painting camp, from June 20 to 24, will focus on techniques of watercolor work and drawing with pencil, charcoal and other media. Guest artists include Ben DeLuca, to teach portraits, Sam Mylin, to teach cartooning and Peggy Schlegelmilch, to teach scratchboarding.

 Crafts camp, from July 11 to 15, will feature guest artist Jeff Himes, who will teach ceramic wall plaques and have them fired for the children. Summer camp instructor Kayla Krebs will teach two fiber arts projects, as well as mosaics.

 My Story (create-a-book) camp, from July 18 to 22, will include photography lessons with guest artist Chris Welch; one day spent on writing; and book binding with guest artist Mimi Shapiro. Each child will take home her/his own book.

 Cost: $80/child/week; includes snacks and all art materials. Discounted rate for members of the Demuth Museum and Lancaster Museum of Art at the Family Level or above, until May 20. Location: 135 N. Lime St., Lancaster. For more information, visit To register, call 717-299-9940 or email [email protected]