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Upcoming classes

June 19, 2008

Monday, June 23



Swim lessons for ages 5 to 12

BOONSBORO - Basic swimmon lessons for children ages 5 to 12. 9 to 10 a.m. daily Monday, June 23, through Friday, June 27. Greenbrier State Park, 21843 National Pike. $20 per week, plus park entrance fee. Class is limited to 15 students. For information and to register, call ranger Erin Thomas at 301-791-4656.

Wednesday, June 25



Life drawing class

Life drawing class for middle-school students. The course will cover lines used in drawing, shading and use of color. The class includes a daily walk to City Park to apply what they learned in the classroom. 1 to 3 p.m. Contemporary School of the Arts, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191.

Wednesday, July 2



Early childhood music

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -Offered by Shepherd University Department of Music Preparatory Division. Classes include Musical Discoveries for ages 18 months to 3 years from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Baby and Me for ages 4 to 18 months from 10:15 to 11 a.m., and Dalcroze Eurhythmics music classes for 4 to 6 year olds from 11:15 a.m. to noon. Classes are held on Wednesdays, July 2 through 30. St. Peter's Lutheran Church. $60. Limited to 10 children. Call Anne Munro at 304-876-5555.

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Saturday, July 12



Art exploration for mentally and physically challenged for ages 13 to 21

Heidi Coble, a veteran special education instructor, will guide students through experiences in painting, collage and clay. All materials will be provided. Ages 13 through 21 meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays, July 12 through July 26. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Registration is required and there is a fee. Call 301-739-5727.

Monday, Aug. 4



Skateboarding clinics

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -Learn basic skills, improve existing abilities, and properly use the skate park obstacles. For ages 5 and older. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Aug. 4, to Aug. 21. Beside Municipal Pool in Chambersburg. $25 for borough residents; $35 for nonresidents. Call 717-261-3275.

Saturday, Aug. 9



Art exploration for mentally and physically challenged for ages 22 and older

Heidi Coble, a veteran special education instructor, will guide students through experiences in painting, collage and clay. All materials will be provided. Ages 22 and older meet from 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, Aug. 9 through Aug. 23. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Registration is required and there is a fee. Call 301-739-5727.

Saturday, Aug. 23

Master naturalist workshops

The workshops train individuals enrolled in Audubon Society's Potomac Valley Master Naturalist Program. Also open on a space-available basis to the public. Enrollment for each workshop is limited to 20 persons.

· Saturday, Aug. 23 - Cacapon State Park: Singing insects, 6 to 10 p.m.

· Saturday, Sept. 6 - Cacapon State Park: Astronomy with binoculars, 7 p.m.

The cost is $5 for Master Naturalist Program members and trainees; and $10 for PVAS members and the public. For information, call 304-676-3397 or e-mail pvasmail@aol.com .

Other classes



Dance classes

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Ballet Theatre School announces its Summerdance 2008 program of classes and camps at Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S. Main St. Guest faculty member will be Peter Doll of the Miami City Ballet Co. For information, call Lavinia Reid at 717-709-1800.

Tiny Dancers summer camp - Ages 4 to 6 meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25; Ages 6 and older meet for two-, three- or four-week sessions from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, June 23, through Saturday, July 19. Participants will perform at the Magic of Dance presentation at ChambersFest on Saturday, July 19.

Regular weekly classes in beginning, intermediate and teen/adult ballet meet Monday, June 23, through Saturday, Aug. 2.

Stretch & Relax Yoga/Pilates - 5:15 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

Summer art camp

FREDERICK, Md. - A variety of classes are available for all media. Summer camp for ages 6 to 16. Many visual arts media are taught from drawing and painting to printmaking and cartooning. For those enrolled in both morning and afternoon sessions on the same day, there will be a supervised lunch period. Classes start Monday, June 23. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call 301-698-0656 or go to www.delaplaine.org.

Young artists' summer workshops

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Art camp for children ages 5 to 15. The program combines visual art with music and dance for a multi-media experience.

· Monday, June 23, through Friday, June 27 - Life in the Castle for ages 8 to 10.

· Monday, July 7, through Friday, July 11 - African and Asian Art for ages 11 to 13.

· Monday, July 14, through Friday, July 18 - Wild Life for ages 5 to 7.

· Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25 - Rhyme & Rhythm for ages 8 to 10.

· Monday, July 28, through Friday, Aug. 1 - miXed MeDia for ages 13 to 15.

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