Make an Impression! 4-Day Camp
Jul
15
9:00 AM09:00

Make an Impression! 4-Day Camp

Experience the joy of working in clay and explore how to create unique and "impressive" surfaces! Stamping, piercing, printing... we’ll take ordinary forms and make them extraordinary with unique surface treatments. Four-day session runs from Monday July 15th through Thursday July 18th. Cost includes all materials, tools, glazes, and firings. Full-day & sibling discounts are available, details on the registration page at www.centeredearth.com/summer-camps.

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Jewelry Making Basics for Teens, 4-Day Camp
Jul
15
1:00 PM13:00

Jewelry Making Basics for Teens, 4-Day Camp

Explore techniques of making handcrafted jewelry from copper, silver, & similar materials. Teens in grades 7-12 can learn about common jewelry tools, special things to consider when designing jewelry, hammering & shaping, & how to create finished jewelry pieces. Four-day session runs from Monday July 15th - Thursday July 18th. *Please note, we must meet a minimum # of students for this camp to take place.* Full-day & sibling discounts are available, details on the registration page at www.centeredearth.com/summer-camps.

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Summer Florals with Gilly's Lilies
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

Summer Florals with Gilly's Lilies

Relax and learn how to make a beautiful summer-themed floral arrangement with Sarah Wheatley of Gilly's Lillies. Bring your friends to enjoy a great hands-on class, then take home your fresh, seasonal bloom arrangement at the end of the evening. You'll create your arrangements in a lovely wheel-thrown vase, handmade by the talented staff at Centered Earth. Register at www.centeredearth.com/special-classes.

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Experience Wheel Throwing
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

Experience Wheel Throwing

A perfect option for students of all ages & abilities to experience the potter's wheel! Receive an overview of the process & watch a live demonstration, then follow a step-by-step process to throw your own bowl on the wheel. Projects will remain in the studio to dry before firing, glazing with the dip glaze color of your choice, and re-firing. Pieces will be available for pickup approx. 1.5 - 2 weeks after the class. Register at www.centeredearth.com/clay-classes.

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Mindfulness in Clay, 4-Day Camp
Jul
22
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness in Clay, 4-Day Camp

Explore the magical material of clay and its transformations while learning to make with intention. We’ll focus on handbuilding techniques including pinching, coiling, modeling and slab construction. Four-day session runs from Monday July 22nd - Thursday July 25th. Cost includes all materials, tools, glazes, and firings. Full-day & sibling discounts are available, details on the registration page at www.centeredearth.com/summer-camps.

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The Painted Pillow, 4-Day Camp
Jul
22
1:00 PM13:00

The Painted Pillow, 4-Day Camp

Learn to use acrylic paint to create decorative designs on fabric, then learn to stuff and sew them into pillows! Great for gifts or to decorate your room. Four-day session runs from Monday July 22nd - Thursday July 25th. Full-day & sibling discounts are available, details on the registration page at www.centeredearth.com/summer-camps.

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Glass Mushrooms
Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

Glass Mushrooms

Join local glass artist Jim Treese to create a set of 2 mushrooms using colored glass frit (powder.) We will apply the frit to a base layer of 5" round, clear glass; and each finished piece will be heated and slumped to form the mushroom cap. Caps will be drilled and a copper stem will finish the piece. Finished mushrooms will be available for pick up approximately 1 week after class. Register at www.centeredearth.com/special-classes.

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Pear Pendant and/or Earrings
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Pear Pendant and/or Earrings

Join Melissa Jenkins of Narrow House Metals to learn how to strengthen & shape sterling silver wire to create a pendant and/or earrings, then personalize it with your choice of embellishments.​ You can choose to make the Pendant ($45), the Earrings ($45), or make BOTH for $85. Satin cord is included, and sterling chain will be available for optional purchase. Register at www.centeredearth.com/jewelry-classes.

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Christmas in July Felted Wool Feather Tree
Jul
27
9:00 AM09:00

Christmas in July Felted Wool Feather Tree

This two-foot Felted Wool Feather Tree workshop is a great way to have some fun and get into the holiday spirit. This tree not only makes a great holiday tree, but can be used year round with other seasonal decorations. If you'd like to add some unique decorations for your felted wool tree, you can also register for the Mini Gourdaments class on July 26th. Register at www.centeredearth.com/special-classes.

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Wrapped Ring Workshop
Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Wrapped Ring Workshop

Join in on this fun workshop & make a hand-forged sterling silver ring in your size! You’ll have the option to make the triple-row ring (pictured), or make a double-row design for a more narrow ring. Class is beginner level, recommended for ages 15+ Jewelry workshops are taught by Melissa Jenkins of Narrow House Metals, Williamsport PA. Register at www.centeredearth.com/jewelry-classes.

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"Electrifying" Lidded Gourds
Aug
10
9:00 AM09:00

"Electrifying" Lidded Gourds

Join artist Reagan Bitler of Godahavom Gourds to learn the basic steps in designing a tight-fitting lid for a gourd. This class will become "electrifying" when the instructor explains the Lichtenberg Wood Burning technique and discusses ALL of the required safety precautions when using the technique on gourds. Register at www.centeredearth.com/special-classes.

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Jen Allen Workshop: Flex & Fold, Wet Altering Techniques
Aug
24
to Aug 25

Jen Allen Workshop: Flex & Fold, Wet Altering Techniques

This two-day, hands-on workshop will focus on wet-altering techniques using hand-built and/or wheel thrown forms. We will begin with simple methods of alteration on cup forms: stamping, pinching, stretching, dimpling, etc; then move on to more complex ideas like darting & using the wheel to create non-round forms. Demonstrations will touch on topics including how to construct lid and foot solutions for square & oval forms. Register at www.centeredearth.com/visiting-artist-workshops.

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Two-piece Interlocking Necklace Workshop (Intermediate Class)
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Two-piece Interlocking Necklace Workshop (Intermediate Class)

Use wire-forming & soldering techniques to create a sterling silver necklace with two interlocking circles. You'll have the option to create different textures and finishes to personalize your piece. It will quickly become one of your favorite go-to necklaces! Please note: Because the intermediate classes are designed to move quickly through some steps, participants are required to have taken at least four previous Narrow House jewelry classes. Contact Melissa Jenkins for registration information.

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Glass Mushrooms
Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

Glass Mushrooms

Join local glass artist Jim Treese to create a set of 2 mushrooms using colored glass frit (powder.) We will apply the frit to a base layer of 5" round, clear glass; and each finished piece will be heated and slumped to form the mushroom cap. Caps will be drilled and a copper stem will finish the piece. Finished mushrooms will be available for pick up approximately 1 week after class. Register at www.centeredearth.com/special-classes.

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 Intro to Stained Glass - 4 Week Class July
Jul
8
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Stained Glass - 4 Week Class July

Learn the basics of creating a small stained glass panel with instructor Jim Treese. In this 4-week class you will learn basic cutting, shaping, foiling and soldering techniques, designing small stained glass projects, and finish work. Class includes four sessions: July 8, 15, 22, and 29. Register at www.centeredearth.com/special-classes

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Wheel Throwing Boot Camp, 4-Day Camp
Jul
8
1:00 PM13:00

Wheel Throwing Boot Camp, 4-Day Camp

Designed for those that enjoy a challenge and want to become successful on the pottery wheel. Practice makes perfect! Four-day session runs from Monday through Thursday. Cost includes all materials, tools, glazes, and firings. Full-day & sibling discounts are available, details on the registration page at www.centeredearth.com/summer-camps.

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Experience Wheel Throwing
Jul
6
9:00 AM09:00

Experience Wheel Throwing

A perfect option for students of all ages & abilities to experience the potter's wheel! Receive an overview of the process & watch a live demonstration, then follow a step-by-step process to throw your own bowl on the wheel. Projects will remain in the studio to dry before firing, glazing with the dip glaze color of your choice, and re-firing. Pieces will be available for pickup approx. 1.5 - 2 weeks after the class. Register at www.centeredearth.com/clay-classes.

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