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


Summer Programs / Youth Enrichment -
Summer 2022

This program is possible through the Summer Innovation Enrichment Grant  received through the State of Connecticut Department of Education. A $25 fee is due upon registration. 

Experience innovative and engaging visual, performing arts, and STEAM enrichment activities! At the Hill-Stead Museum, students will become aware of the diverse cultural interpretations of natural and landscape subjects, botanical drawing, and an understanding of the pollinator garden, landscape painting, and architectural drawing, as well as theater and movement. At Farmington High School, students will engage in activities such as dance, African drumming, digital design, stop-animation, wearable art, drawing, painting, sculpture, and puppetry. Students will enjoy a field trip to the New Britain Museum of American Art to observe contemporary art. Midday bus transportation between sites will be provided. Students should bring a water bottle. Lunch and two snacks will be provided. Registration deadline: July 15.

Schedule:

8:00 - 11:00 The Hill-Stead Museum
11:00 - 12:00 Lunch / Transition
12:00 - 4:00 Farmington High School

Parent Pick-Up / Drop-Off:

  • AM drop off at the Hill-Stead Museum: 7:45 AM - 8 AM
  • PM pick up at Farmington High School: 3:30 PM - 3:45 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: 7:10 -7:20 AM (bus will leave Vance promptly at 7:30 AM)
    • PM pick-up: 4 PM (bus times may vary based on traffic)
  • Linden Street School, Plainville
    • AM drop-off: 7:25 - 7:35 AM (bus will leave Linden promptly at 7:45 AM)
    • PM pick-up: 4 PM (bus times may vary based on traffic)
  • Rawson Elementary School, Hartford
    • AM drop-off: 7:10 -7:20 AM (bus will leave Rawson promptly at 7:25 AM)
    • PM pick-up: 4 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
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Hill-Stead Museum
Mon-Fri, Jul 25 - Aug 5
8:00 - 11:00 AM

Farmington High School : Auditorium
Mon-Fri, Jul 25 - Aug 5
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Grades   2nd - 9th

Full - waiting list


$ 25.00
Course Fee