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 For the Artist

Painting on the Peninsula

Local artist Jenn Griffith will guide children through the process of hand painting a scene onto a canvas. Each child will leave with their own completed work of art! *Call for class dates!

 Hazel Parker Playground

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
TBD
3:30pm-5:00pm
 4-9        $25/participant 580120


Modern Masters 

Study the works of famous artists in history and create artwork in the styles of these masters. Participants will experiment with different mediums and study a new artist each month. Class will start back up in February. Supplies are included in the cost. 

 James Island Recreation Complex

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Tuesdays
5:30pm-7:00pm
 6-12        $60/month 572209


Art Workshops

Participants will do a themed art project each month. Pre-registration is required. All materials are provided in the cost of the class.

May 12: Mother’s Day
June 16: Father’s Day
July 7: USA
August 11: Back to School
September 15: Fall
October 27: Halloween
November 17: Thanksgiving
December 15: Christmas

Bees Landing Recreation Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Saturdays
10:00am
 6-12        $15/participant 171902


“Let’s Create” Days


Children will have the opportunity to create art projects of their choice in a fun, relaxed setting. All materials will be provided with minimal direction from staff.

March 26 
April 30 
May 14 
August 27 
September 24 
October 29
November 19 
December 10 

Hazel Parker Playground

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
3:30pm-4:30pm  All       FREE 580702


Sewing Class


Come learn to sew with Heather Johnson! She will focus on teaching children the basics of sewing by hand. Each week, we will add skills and make a project that students will take home at the conclusion of the class. Each session is 4 weeks. *Limited to the first eight students. Call for future sessions.

James Island Recreation Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
February 25-March 18
Saturdays
10:00am-12:00pm
 6-13      $125/session 382913


Palmetto Artisans


Learn entrepreneurial skills and how to make palmetto roses to sell downtown at the Aquarium Wharf, Market Street, The Customs House, and Waterfront Park. Participants must attend a Business Camp set up by the Recreation Department and have parental permission. To RSVP for camp, please call (843) 697-9663. 

Locations listed above

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
During school year
Fridays 4:00-8:00pm
Sat/Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

During summer
Everyday 8:00am-8:00pm

Open during holidays and CCSD closings
 9-16        FREE       N/A



 For the Musician

Carolina Studios

?Through the use of specialized equipment, high-quality microphones, and studio isolation booths, you will be able to edit, produce, and burn your own CD. Try using computer programs and editing software that musicians and artists use to create beats! Be on the lookout for the Carolina Mobile Studio bus at local events in our parks! For more information, visit www.carolinastudios.org. 

Shaw Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Monday-Friday
3:00pm-7:00pm
 7-17     FREE N/A


African Drumming


In history, drumming and the use of percussive instruments have had a significant role in people’s lives. The drum is a musical instrument with great power and presence that gives the pulse and backbone to the music it is incorporated with.

St. Julian Devine Community Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Thursdays
4:30pm-5:30pm
 6+     FREE N/A


Music, Music, Music

Join the staff at Freddie Whaley Playground to learn how to read music notes and play your favorite instrument. Children must provide their own instrument aside from a keyboard.  

Freddie Whaley Playground

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Monday-Thursday
4:00pm-5:00pm
 12 & under     FREE         N/A



 For the Actor/Actress

Dance.Laugh.Learn ShowKidz Theater

Each month, classes are built around a theme and a monthly movement objective that centers on cognitive and physical development. DLL ShowKid’s lessons will pull together the student’s fine/gross motor skills, musical ability, peer relationships, imagination, and communication skills. 

James Island Recreation Complex

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Mondays
4:00pm-5:00pm
3-6    $60/month 572208
Thursdays
4:00pm-5:00pm
7-9 $60/month  572208


StoryTree Theatre

In this engaging and fun-filled class, students learn theatre fundamentals through interactive games while developing improv skills. The class is designed for any level, beginner to advanced. The program will culminate with a showcase for invited friends and family. Please call BLRC for future class and showcase dates. 

Bees Landing Recreation Center

 Day/Time Ages Cost Activity #
Wednesdays
4:00pm-5:30pm
 6-12          $120/8-week session 371804   


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