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Summer Camps

IN PERSON CAMPS-- SkillSet at STEAM Studio:
July 5 - 9  [full day] Make Your Own Guitar (girls & non-binary age 13 - 18) $520
Participants will design and build a functioning custom electric guitar. Tools and processes include Fusion 360, CNC Router, Waterjet, soldering circuits, hand tools. No experience necessary. 

July 12 - 16 [half day]  Chirps and Chimes (girls and non-binary age 11 - 15) $415
Participants will make birdhouses and copper pipe windchimes.

July 19 - 23 Illuminations (girls and non-binary age 13 - 18) $520
Participants will weld a pendant lamp, construct a wood and rice paper lamp, and sew a soft circuit. 

July 26 - 30 Furniture (girls and non-binary age 13 - 18) $520
Participants will build and customize a wooden bench.
VIRTUAL CAMP: Young Writers Workshop:
Gear Up is willing to cover the cost but it needs to be students who will absolutely show up via zoom!
We’re so excited to announce that the Great Smokies Young Writers Workshop will return for the Summer of 2021 with an online 2-week session led by Eric Steineger and Jamieson Ridenhour!

When will it meet? Mon. – Fri. from July 12-23, from 10:00-12:30 each day.
Who can participate? Rising 9th graders through rising first-year college students. 
How will it meet? The session will meet online each day via Zoom. 

Our featured classes this year are Black Poets of the 20th & 21st Century, and Writing for Audio Drama. More information on application and tuition will be posted later this Spring.