Youth Arts Series: Fall Break 2019 Halloween Camp
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East Hawai‘i Cultural Center and UH Hilo Center for Community Engagement (CCE)
Youth Arts Series: Fall Break 2019 Halloween Camp
October 7- 11
Monday-Friday, 8:00AM- 2:00PM
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 24, by 4:00 PM
The Fall Break session of the Youth Arts Series is presented In Partnership with the UH Hilo Center for Community Engagement (CCE). YAS: Fall Break 2019 will feature a Halloween theme. Students will participate in 4 classes each day throughout the week, all fitting our holiday theme. Through our fun and creative classes, students will learn a variety of art-based processes and techniques including mask making, DIY decorations, monster sculpture, and dance.
Simultaneously, members of the Hilo and Waiakea High School Art Clubs will be collaborating with local artist advisors and UH Hilo Faculty members to create a haunted house in EHCC’s Annex Building. The second annual YAS Haunted House will open to the public at the conclusion of the program.
Staff and Course Listing:
Marisa Miyashiro, Program Coordinator- UH Hilo CCE
Kellie Miyazu, Program Coordinator- EHCC Youth Arts Series
Monster Making- Bella Freedman
Mask Making- Mary Milelzcik
Mixed Media Decorations- Kellie Miyazu
Dance - Megan Kimata
Daily Schedule for YAS: Fall Break
7:30-7:55 drop off period
8:00-9:30 AM- Monster Making
15 minute break
9:45-11:15- Mask Making
Lunch- 30 minutes
11:45-12:30- Mixed Media
10 minute break
1:40-2:00- Afternoon Activity*
2:00-2:30 Pick up period
*We will end each day with a fun group activity. Activities will include, pumpkin decorating, story time, Halloween themed games and more!
Lunch & Snack Time:
There will be a mid-morning snack break, and a slightly longer break for lunch. YAS will provide a healthy snack option each day during the mid-morning break (please be sure to complete the allergy section on page 6). Students will need to bring their own packed lunch from home. YAS is not able to provide lunch meals for the students.
Registering Your Child:
Enrollment Fee (per child):
$160.00 EHCC Member
$185.00 Non EHCC Member
All art supplies included
Classes may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met, in the event of which the enrollment fee will be refunded. Membership purchased at the time of registration is non-refundable. Membership will remain valid for one calendar year.
Refunds requested after September 24 will receive 50% of their enrollment fee back. After October 1, the enrollment fee is non-refundable.
EHCC is a non-profit organization, all of the money from enrollment fees goes directly into the program to provide supplies and other resources necessary to provide the best experience possible for all of the students.
For additional questions or program information email Kellie Miyazu: YAS@EHCC.ORG
To learn more about UH Hilo's Center for Community Engagement, visit their website: https://hilo.hawaii.edu/cce/
Monster Making (sculpture)
We will design, sculpt, and paint miniature monstrous creatures. Students will be encouraged to create narratives about their monsters' personalities or any other aspect of their existence.Bio:Bella Freedman is a recent graduate of the University of Hawaii where she studied philosophy and received accolades for her writing. A third-generation ceramicist, she enjoys throwing on the wheel and sculpting very small women. Learn More
Mixed Media Decorations
Students will create a variety of Halloween themed decorative art. They will learn DIY techniques that can be applied to decorations for a variety of holidays. We will use recycled materials and cover a range of basic drawing and painting techniques.Bio:Kellie is a graduate of the University of Hawai'i at Hilo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art. She is the Coordinator and Co-Creator of the Youth Arts Series as well as EHCC’s Graphic Designer. Currently, she can also be found teaching art at Waiakeawaena Elementary School, the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo College of Continuing Education and Community Service, as well as part of the E.B. DeSilva Elementary School's EdVenture Afterschool Enrichment Program. Learn More
In this exciting workshop, kids will create and paint their own unique Halloween mask through demonstration and hands on learning. Students will design and create masks using cardstock, foam, plaster bandages, or other materials as a base for the mask.Bio:Mary Milelzcik was born and raised Chicopee Massachusetts. Mary has a B.A. degree from Sonoma State University’s School of Expressive Arts in California, a radical two-year upper division interdisciplinary experimental program that existed for several years in the 70’s. Learn More
DanceIn their 4th class of the day, students will be movin’ and groovin to a Halloween classic. Class will begin with warm-up exercises followed by unique choreography to the song, ‘I Put A Spell On You’ from the movie Hocus Pocus. By the end of the week students will learn the entire dance to the song.Bio:My name is Megan Kimata and I am a senior at Waiakea High School. I’ve been dancing at Island Dance Academy, under the direction of Suen Hughes, since I was 4- years old. I take dance classes which include classical ballet, tap and jazz. I also teach two jazz classes and demonstrate ballet moves for Ms. Suen in her classes. I’ve been in 20 major dance productions put on by Island Dance Academy. My first major solo was “Fritz” in the Nutcracker and most recently as the “Fairy Godmother” in Cinderella. I will be the “Sugarplum Fairy” in the Nutcracker performance in December of this year. Learn More