Youth Programs

Art Extravaganza for Elementary Students

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Join us for a full week of mornings exploring various art forms and working in the art studio on campus. Instructors will provide opportunities to explore painting, sculpting, drawing, and more! The week wraps up with a showcase reception for families of participants. This program is for the budding artist who loves art!

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 9:00 am-noon
Fee: $125, includes all art supplies

Middle School Art Academy Photography

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Anyone can take a picture, but to become a photographer you have to see the world around you in a unique way. In this class we’ll cover photography basics such as composition, exposure and lighting, then go beyond that to learn how to take creative portraits of your friends, action shots, artistic nature photos and abstract pictures. Participants should have a camera with some adjustable settings (digital is best) and be prepared to share new photos for our hands-on workshops each day. Fee includes a print package of your best work on archival-quality paper.

Instructor: Christina Beam, Professional Photographer

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $125

Middle School Art Academy Small Metals & Simple Metal Techniques

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If you like to wear or exhibit your creativity you may enjoy small metals. Students will bring in small metal items and alter the items to re-purpose them and create items such as candle holders, wind chimes or jewelry! This is a cold connection workshop that explores using rivets to join metals and/or nonmetal pieces together. This simple technique can be used to make projects with elevated areas, moving parts or multi-layered work without the use of a torch. Drill and rivet found metal parts together. Hammer and bend parts into different shapes.  Come explore with lots of hands on creativity.

Instructor: Cindy Zemanovic

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $125

Middle School Art Academy Drawing & Painting

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We will be diving into the world of painting and drawing with a variety of projects including observational drawing, abstract painting and design projects. If you love to learn about famous artists and create your own art, this is the class for you!

Instructor: Megan Watson

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $125

Middle School Art Academy Drawing, Illustration & Graphic Design

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Learn to create original artwork in traditional drawing mediums combined with computer programs. We will create several drawings, and then digitalize your best piece, experimenting with cutting edge graphic design programs like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Instructor: Kyle Martin

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $125

Middle School Art Academy Create Jewelry to Express Your Style

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Join a jewelry making class this summer! Experiment with jewelry creation using a variety of art materials such as polymer clay, earthenware clay, beads, wire, fibers, recycled materials and more. Express your personal style! 

Instructor: Sarah Higley

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $125

Middle School Art Academy Boo U Glee Returns

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Do you love Glee on TV? We will make it a reality! Come join us for a week of music and movement culminating with a live performance starring YOU! We are looking for 5-8th graders who love to sing and dance and generally enjoy music. This summer at UW-Baraboo/Sauk County you can be a part of the second annual middle school show choir arts camp. You will spend a week of afternoons singing, dancing and putting together a performance for a showcase appearance at the Summerset Festival of the Arts the weekend of August 2 and 3 at the UW-BSC campus.

Musical Directors: Katie James & Michael Etzwiler

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $125

Middle School Art Academy Exploring Songwriting

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Join singer/songwriter Mike Droho for a full week of classes, where you will be intensively & collectively constructing songs to perform at the end of the week showcase & art reception. Mike will also be touching broadly on the subjects of music history, song structure, recording, and the business of songwriting.

Instructor: Mike Droho, multi-instrumentalist, producer & songwriter

Monday-Friday, July 28-August 1 • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $125

Cow-onomics Comes to Sauk County

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“In all of history, no children have had more money of their own, have had more
pressure to spend it, and have needed more guidance on how to do it than the kids
of the 21st century."
– Knight A. Kiplinger

Cow-onomics, adapted from Northern Michigan University’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, introduces students in grades 3-5 to economics and entrepreneurship with fun, hands-on learning activities. With the collaborative efforts of UW-Baraboo/Sauk County and the Sauk County UW-Extension staff, students will learn about productive resources, marketing, opportunity costs, saving, earning, spending, investing and more. Students will focus on the dairy industry as they meet a real calf, produce ice cream, design creatures out of cheese and participate in small marketing groups to create ideas and problem solve in the world of an entrepreneur. This fun, summer, hands on learning opportunity will be offered:

Monday-Friday, June 16-20 • 9:00 am-noon • UW-Baraboo/Sauk County
Due to special collaborative efforts, volunteer involvement, and donations, the cost for this program will be only $25 per student. Enrollment is limited, so register online
today at www.baraboo.uwc.edu, or by calling UW-BSC Continuing Education at (608) 355-5220.

NEW!
Advanced Placement History Exam Prep Class

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Instructor: Dr. Mike Jacobs, UW-BSC History Professor

Give yourself the best chance for a great exam score by learning key points test examiners look for as they grade the tests. High School AP History class
teachers cover the course materials and give you the history material that is important for you to know. Dr. Mike Jacobs will add to this by sharing his
knowledge of the testing process that he gained from the past eight years as a AP US History and World History test grader as well as a reviewer for course
syllabus of AP US History and European History. Dr. Jacobs will help you to practice the way you organize your answers to essay questions to help
increase your scores. Sign up now by calling Continuing Education at (608) 355-5220, or register online at www.baraboo.uwc.edu > Community Outreach > Continuing Education >Youth Programs

Monday, April 28 • 6:00-8:30 pm • A-154, Aural Umhoefer Classroom Building
Fee: $15, includes practice materials