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Visual & Performing Arts STEAM Academy (Gr. 2-9)


Summer Programs - Adult and Youth / Youth Enrichment -
Summer 2021

This program offers opportunities for students to experience bold, innovative, and engaging enrichment visual, performing arts, and STEAM enrichment activities. The morning at the Hill-Stead Museum will offer “screen-free” activities to students like painting outdoors, writing poetry in the sunken garden, and dance/music classes in the makeshift theater. Students will also interact with their outstanding collection of artworks, including French Impressionist paintings, Japanese woodblock prints, botanical prints by Albrecht Durer, and etchings and drawings by various notable artists. The afternoon at Farmington High School will focus on performing arts such as dance, African drumming, Chinese strings/percussion instrumentation, and theater. Students will engage in the exploration of art through technology in activities like game design and animation, as well as traditional studio arts like clay, drawing, and painting. Midday bus transportation between sites will be provided. Students should bring a water bottle. Lunch and a snack will be provided.

Schedule:

8:00 - 11:00 The Hill-Stead Museum
11:00 - 12:00 Lunch / Transition
12:00 - 3:00 Farmington High School

Parent Pick-Up / Drop-Off:

  • Parents are to drop-off at the Hill-Stead Museum each morning no earlier than 7:50 AM
  • Parents are to pick-up at Farmington High School each afternoon at 3 PM

Transportation:

Busing will be available to/from Vance School in New Britain, Linden Street School in Plainville, and Rawson Elementary in Hartford each day. Please note the pick-up and drop-off times for each location listed below:

  • Vance School, New Britain
    • AM drop-off: 7:15 -7:25 AM (bus will leave Vance promptly at 7:30 AM)
    • PM pick-up: 3:45 PM (bus times may vary based on traffic)
  • Linden Street School, Plainville
    • AM drop-off: 7:25 - 7:25 AM (bus will leave Linden promptly at 7:40 AM)
    • PM pick-up: 3:45 PM (bus times may vary based on traffic)
  • Rawson Elementary School, Hartford
    • AM drop-off: 7:05 -7:15 AM (bus will leave Rawson promptly at 7:25 AM)
    • PM pick-up: 3:45 PM (bus times may vary based on traffic)

Important Information:

  • Only one transportation option can be selected. You must select one and cannot combine options!
  • A bus monitor will be assigned to each bus.
  • Students will be required to be signed in and out daily by an adult (18+ years).
  • We ask that all students are picked-up promptly.
  • If an emergency arises that will affect a students attendance, transportation, or there is a change in the Authorized Pick-Up, please call the Farmington Continuing Education office at 860-404-0290

The Visual and Performing Arts STEAM Academy has been made possible in part by the AccelerateCT Innovation Grant through the State Department of Education.

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Farmington High School : Auditorium
Mon-Fri, Aug 2 - Aug 13
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Grades   2nd - 9th

$ 25.00
Course Fee