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Art
  • Mythical Art- Join artist Renee Schnieder in her studio and be transported into the world of magic and mythical creatures. This week long art program will feature unicorns, mermaids, dragons, and fairy houses. Bring your imagination and explore several different materials and mediums such as: paint, pastel, collage, printmaking, paper mache and clay sculpture.
  • Drawing Around Town- This outdoor art program led by AMS art teacher, Kate Bernadoni will be a traveling program. Each day in this week long program, students are asked to be dropped off and picked up at a different location. Once on location, they will conduct observational drawings of various scenes such as: the Millyard, the Rail Trail, Battis Farm, Alliance Park and the Whittier Homestead. Students will be encouraged to develop their own style and add personal touches to their work. Bring your clipboard and we will provide the rest!
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Drawing Around Town 
N/A 5 - 8 MTuWThF  08/09/2021 - 08/13/2021
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Various Locations in Amesbury
$75.00 Res, $85.00 Non-Res
5 seat(s) available

Film Academy
  • Filmmaking 101- In this class, students will bring creativity to life in a fun, collaborative and exciting environment. They will learn skills in scriptwriting, storyboard sketching, improvisation and camera skills. Together they will write, shoot and edit a film in a genre of their choosing and edit their project together using the professional edititing software Adobe Premire. All equipment will be provided. All final projects are eligible for submission into the Boston International Kids Film Festival this fall 2021, and may be chosen to play at the Kowloon Drive-In this summer 2021.
  • Documentary Filmmaking- For this course, student will learn and put into practice all phases of documentary filmmaking including topic research, interview conduction, non-scripted field filmmaking, and non-fiction editing techniques. They will write, shoot and edit a short documentary film while incorporating all the techniques taught. All final projects are eligible for submission into the Boston International Kids Film Festival this fall 2021, and may be chosen to play at the Kowloon Drive-In this summer 2021.
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Film 101 
8 - 12 N/A MTuWThF  08/02/2021 - 08/06/2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Amesbury High School
$330.00 Res, $340.00 Non-Res
5 seat(s) available
 
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Documentary Filmmaking 
12 - 18 N/A MTuWThF  08/09/2021 - 08/13/2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Amesbury High School
$330.00 Res, $340.00 Non-Res
15 seat(s) available

Theater
  • STAR Program-The star program is a fun filled two week experience discovering the amazing world of theater. Through theater games, improvisation and role playing, we will learn how to work together to achieve our common goal: a complete theatrical production! We will take you through the whole process, auditions to opening night, all in a safe and supportive atmosphere. Don’t want to be onstage? Then backstage is for you! We will be learning how to be a stage manager, sound & light tech and backstage crew. This program is for all skill levels from the seasoned actor to first timer. Hope to see you onstage soon!
  • Shooting STAR Program The Shooting Stars program will introduce the magic of theater through games, skits, improvisation, music and choreography. We will also work on making props for the skits, costumes and art projects! Shooting Stars gain experience to be a part of the STAR program at grade 5.
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Shooting Star 
N/A 1 - 4 MTuWThF  08/02/2021 - 08/06/2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Nicholas J. Costello Transportation Center (Senior Center)
$180.00 Res, $190.00 Non-Res
1 seat(s) available
 
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STAR Program 
N/A 5 - 8 MTuWTh  07/26/2021 - 08/05/2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Amesbury Middle School - Theatre
$220.00 Res, $230.00 Non-Res
3 seat(s) available

Top Secret Science
  • 100 Make and Take Science Experiments- Come join this very cool and fun elementary school summer program! Over the past 25 years, Top Secret Science (www.TopSecretScience.org) has worked hands-on with over 1,200,000 local children. Each day the kids will explore 20 weird and wacky hands-on science experiments and will make and take home all the projects. The scientists are fast paced and funny and your kids will be thoroughly entertained (they’ll even learn some interesting things too). We will explore weird motions and flying things, air and water pressure; crazy chemistry, light and sound, science magic, electricity, magnets, astronomy and more.
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100 Make and Take Science Experiments (Full Day) 
N/A K - 5 MTuWThF  07/26/2021 - 07/30/2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Amesbury Elementary School
$305.00 Res, $315.00 Non-Res
9 seat(s) available
 
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100 Make and Take Science Experiments (Half Day) 
N/A K - 5 MTuWThF  07/26/2021 - 07/30/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Amesbury Elementary School
$180.00 Res, $190.00 Non-Res
6 seat(s) available

Wicked Cool for Kids
  • Wicked Cool Vet School-Do you dream of becoming a veterinarian? Grab your lab coat animal lovers, as we learn about our favorite furry, flying and fishy friends! Follow a furry “patient,” make amazing animal models, build big bones, and investigate animal intestines from our favorite vertebrates: birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. End the week with a featured visit with live animals.
  • Rocket Science-Build and launch Wicked Cool’s favorite solid fuel rocket, the customizable E2X: perfect for the young aerospace engineer. Keep a Commander’s Log as you investigate the solar system, design a satellite, and build a space base for an astronaut. Blast off with a solid fuel, high-flying rocket launch at the end of the week (weather permitting). Make it a full day! Continue your outer space journey and make galactic slime, map distant constellations, undergo astronaut training, saving a parachuting “eggstronaut” and grow alien cells in a test tube.
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Wicked Cool Vet School (Full Day) 
N/A 1 - 4 MTuWThF  08/16/2021 - 08/20/2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Nicholas J. Costello Transportation Center (Senior Center)
$330.00 Res, $340.00 Non-Res
7 seat(s) available
 
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Wicked Cool Vet School (Half Day) 
N/A 1 - 4 MTuWThF  08/16/2021 - 08/20/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Amesbury Elementary School - Cafeteria
$230.00 Res, $240.00 Non-Res
1 seat(s) available
 
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Rocket Science (Full Day) 
N/A K - 5 MTuWThF  08/02/2021 - 08/06/2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Amesbury Elementary School
$330.00 Res, $340.00 Non-Res
4 seat(s) available
 
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Rocket Science (Half Day) 
N/A K - 5 MTuWThF  08/02/2021 - 08/06/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Amesbury Elementary School
$230.00 Res, $240.00 Non-Res
8 seat(s) available

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