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Teen Programs

Pre-Teen and Teen Programs at Markham Museum

Spring 2017 *Registration now open!

Museum Pottery – Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing 

Pre-teens will work on the pottery wheel exploring different techniques such as centering, making handles and lids. We will work on various forms including bowls, plates and mugs.  Together with our professional artist instructor, participants will also get to glaze their work before being fired.  Includes supplies and firing costs.

  • Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Ages: 11-16 years
  • Markham Resident Cost: $250.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $260.00

Session 1: Tuesday April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 9 (6 classes)

  • Barcode: 297712

Session 2: Tuesday May 23, 30, and June 6, 13, 20, 27 (6 classes)

  • Barcode: 297713

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Gift for Mother’s Day Bouquet  

Create a bouquet of flowers for Mom or grandma that will never wilt. Learn how to make beautiful handmade flowers while spending quality time with your family. Includes all supplies to make 12 flowers and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Ages: 7-16 years
  • Markham Resident Cost: $40
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $50
  • Barcode: 297829

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Nature Wind Chimes  

Get back to nature by creating your own beautiful ceramic wind chime using leaves, flowers and twigs found around the Museum grounds. This musical keepsake will bring joy for years to come. Includes all supplies to make 1 garden wind chime and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, June 3, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Ages: 7-16 years
  • Markham Resident Cost: $40
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $50
  • Barcode: 299159

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Summer 2017 *Registration now open! 

Museum Pottery – Pre-Teen Wheel Throwing 

Pre-teens will work on the pottery wheel exploring different techniques such as centering, making handles and lids. We will work on various forms including bowls, plates and mugs.  Together with our professional artist instructor, participants will also get to glaze their work before being fired.  Includes supplies and firing costs.

  • Time: 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Ages: 11-16 years
  • Markham Resident Cost: $250.00
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $260.00

Session 1: Tuesday July 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22 (6 classes)

  • Barcode: 303952

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Bird's Nest Baskets

Create your own ceramic bird’s nest basket complete with eggs and a twisted handle. This little basket makes a beautiful decoration or a catch-all for trinkets. Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Ages: 7-16
  • Markham Resident Cost: $40
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $50
  • Barcode: 304171

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Spiky Cactus Pencil Holder

Keep your pens and pencils in your very own ceramic cactus! Design, build and decorate your cactus with help from our professional pottery instructors in a fun and exciting environment. Includes all supplies and firing.

  • Date: Saturday, August 19, 2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Ages: 7-16
  • Markham Resident Cost: $40
  • Non Markham Resident Cost: $50
  • Barcode: 304173

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Half Day Pottery Camp 

Ages: 8-13

Dates: July 10-14

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Come and enjoy Markham Museum’s Pottery Studio. Campers will create imaginative projects throughout the week, learning various techniques such as coiling, pinching process and slab building. Campers will be taught various pottery skills by our professional potter and gain inspiration for their projects from the Museum’s collection, a must have experience for any creative child! No experience required and all materials/firing included.

Camp Barcode: 299471                      Markham Resident Cost: $160.00
                                                             Non Markham Resident Cost: $170.00

Before Care Barcode: 299425            Price: $18.75

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Half Day Pottery Camp 

Ages: 8-13

Dates: August 28-September 1

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Come and enjoy Markham Museum’s Pottery Studio. Campers will create imaginative projects throughout the week, learning various techniques such as coiling, pinching process and slab building. Campers will be taught various pottery skills by our professional potter and gain inspiration for their projects from the Museum’s collection, a must have experience for any creative child! No experience required and all materials/firing included.

Camp Barcode: 299472                     Markham Resident Cost: $160.00
                                                            Non Markham Resident Cost: $170.00

Before Care Barcode: 299432            Price: $18.75

 


Registration Information

Consult your Markham Life magazine for registration information, or call the Program Coordinator at 905-305-5970.

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