Children's Program

Code: K0101-24

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      Open to All

      Subject to specific age requirements, students of any skill/knowledge level.

    • Ages 6 - 8

Wildlife Wonder

Jun 3 - 7, 2024

9AM - 3PM

Concept

Together, with our combined love for animals and art, we craft extraordinary mixed-media wildlife creations. We learn how to draw, paint, and build our favorite animals in both realistic and creative forms using a wide array of artistic mediums, like bookmaking and weaving. We also learn about some amazing animals and the qualities that make them unique as we get ready for this animal adventure! Projects range from nature mandalas to ceramic animal windchimes.

 

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Faculty

Katie Smith

Katie Smith teaches art at Basalt Elementary School, where she served through ArtistYear, an AmeriCorps program that ensures all students have the opportunity to reap the social-emotional and academic benefits associated with arts learning. Prior to that, as a gallery assistant in Spokane, WA, Katie created an arts curriculum to encourage engagement with each exhibition. In addition to being a local art teacher, Katie is a Colorado native whose multimedia work explores mental health, connection with nature, and women’s rights.

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Join Waitlist for Wildlife Wonder

Thank you for your interest in the waitlist. When space in a workshop or program becomes available, registration will open on the website. Everyone on the waitlist will be emailed to alert them of the opening. This ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to register for the workshop or program.

Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

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Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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