Youth Program 

 

Ages 11-18

 

All workshops will begin at 4 pm , please check specific workshop to see location.

 

Please be sure to: 

*Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated. 

*Wear clothes you can get messy in. We will be working with Clay, Dyes, Inks, and Paints!

*Wear a Mask during the entirety of the workshop. If you can not bring your own mask we will provide one for you. Masks are required for all participants and staff.

 

*Thanks to Grant Funding workshops are free to youth residing in the City of Poughkeepsie. Tuition is sliding-scale for youth from surrounding municipalities

*All Workshops at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project are FREE to all participants.

 

 

Workshop Schedule: 

 

June 1st, 4pm-6:30pm | Natural Dyes for patch Fabric | Location: Glebe House Backyard: 635 Main St.

Students will dye small patch fabric that can then be used to mend any textiles.

Last Day to Register : May 29th

 

June 8th, 4pm-6:00pm | Finding Botanical Color | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Exploring and learning at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project students will look at colorants extracted from plants and experiment with available plants.

Last Day to Register : June 5th

 

 

June 15th, 4pm-6:00pm | Plant Pressed Wind Chimes | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Exploring and learning at the Poughkeepsie Farm Project students will look at different plants growing on the farm and use them to create surface designs on their wind chimes.

Last Day to Register : June 13th

 

June 22nd, 4pm-6:30pm | Pride Flag: Marbling | Location: Glebe House Backyard, 635 Main Street, Poughkeepsie 12603

Learn the basics of fabric marbling. In this one day workshop students will learn different pattern techniques and create their very own pride flag! Fabric and dowels are included, but students are welcome to bring extra fabric.

Last Day to Register : June 20th

 

July 13th, 4pm-6:30pm | Clay Jewelery | Location: Glebe House Backyard, 635 Main Street, Poughkeepsie 12603

Explore the basic of jewelry making! We will make beaded pieces with high temperature wire that can either be used for earings , bracelets and necklaces. 

Last Day to Register : July 10th

 

July 20th, 4pm-6:00pm | Clay Stamps | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Stamps are a great way to sign the work you make, also a great decorating tool for stamping fabric, paper and clay.

Last Day to Register : July 18th

 

 

July 27th and Sept 7th, 4pm-6:00pm | Youth Program Gallery Show install date and Uninstall date | Location: Clay Works: 485 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

If you have participated in youth program and would like to be part of a group show please sign up to particpate in our first ever Youth Program Show!

Last Day to Register : July 25th

 

August 3rd, 4pm-6:30pm | Stitch it, Mend it, Fix it! | Location: Glebe House Backyard, 635 Main Street, Poughkeepsie 12603

Learn to embroider, mend your clothing, and add a stitch design to a garmet. Students will be talking all about mending and taking care of your clothing.

Last Day to Register : August 1st

 

August 10th, 4pm-6:30pm | Indigo Day 1 | Location: Glebe House Backyard, 635 Main Street, Poughkeepsie 12603

Exploring the indigo vat and resist techniques, students will be encouraged to bring something to dye!

Last Day to Register : August 8th

 

 

August 17th, 4pm-6:30pm | Indigo Day 2 | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Indigo, where does this magical color come from?!? We will be spending time in the garden talking all about indigo on this day. Students will explore this color, learn about extrating this pigment, and ways to paint with it.

Last Day to Register : August 15th

 

August 24th, 4pm-6:30pm | Stamping with nature and clay stamps | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Patterns are a great way to decorate our work weather from nature or stamps that we made we will learn about how to use patterns to decorate the work. We will start with a slab piece and transform it into a tumbler (tall cup without a handle) that will be able to drink from and remember the trip to pfp

Last Day to Register : August 22nd

 

September 14th, 4pm-6:30pm | Bundle Dyeing | Location: Pougkeepsie Farm Project- 51 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie 12603

Gathering Plants from the Garden students will explore natural colors and bundle dye with plants!

Last Day to Register : September 12th

 

Have a questions? Please email youth@fallkillcreativeworks.org

 

 

Tuesday Youth Program Ages 11-18

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