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Fire Me Up! Studio to Host Summer Camps


CRANFORD, NJ – Fire Me Up! Studio is hosting a variety of creative camps this summer. Students will be creating beautiful pieces while learning techniques in multiple aspects of art. They will explore many art forms including pottery, clay, glass fusing, mosaic tiling, candle making, painting on canvas and more.

Please note: Camps art forms will vary from camp to camp.

All camps will be held Monday-Thursday (Tuesday- Friday July 4th week)
from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Cost $225/week; includes all materials & snacks!

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Week 1: Party In The USA - June 27-30
You are a firework, come on let your colors burst at FMU!

Week 2: Sandy Toes - July 5-8
We love the summer and the beach! Let's bring the beach inside and dip our toes in the sand in this super cool camp.

Week 3: SEAS the day - July 11-14
Take a dive into the ocean and meet all our sea creatures.

Week 4: Recycle It - July 18-21
Other people's trash become our treasures in this "green" inspired art camp.

Week 5: Rainforest Adventure - July 25-28
Swing into the studio as we take a tour of the rainforest and meet some great friends along the way.

Week 6: Hollywood - Aug 1-4
Take a walk on the red carpet and be an FMU star during this great week of art camp.

Week 7: A week at the Museum - Aug 8-11
Let's meet, learn and create like artists around the world.

Week 8: Little Baker - Aug 15-18
Let's get you ready to become the next Cupcake War Champion in this fun camp.

Week 9: World of Wizardry - Aug 22-25
A magical week of crafting for everyone's inner wizard.

In addition they studio will hold a Pottery Wheel and Clay summer camp.
Students will be taught the fundamentals of wedging, centering, lifting, trimming, and glazing in this pottery wheel & clay camp. In addition to being exposed to a working pottery studio, each student will receive individualized instructions according to their interest and experience. Space is limited. Only 8 students per session.

All camps will be held Monday-Thursday (Tuesday- Friday July 4th week)
from 10:00 a.m. -  12:30 p.m.  for ages 8+
Cost $225/week; cost includes all materials and snacks.
Week 1: June 27 - June 30
Week 2: July 5 - July 8
Week 3: July 11 - July 14
Week 4: July 18 - July 21
Week 5: August 1 - August 4

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Editor's Note: Fire Me Up! Studio is an advertiser of TAP into Cranford.

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