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Summer Glass Camp

Summer Glass Camp is a Southwest Michigan summertime tradition at West Michigan Glass Art Center. Located in downtown Kalamazoo, Summer Glass Camp is the highlight of many camper's summer! Campers will learn valuable skills, form strong friendships and discover their amazing creative abilities.  Campers will learn glassblowing, bead making, kiln fusing, lampworking, sand casting and other glass arts. Camp ends with an exciting gallery exhibit open house for family and friends of the campers. Campers will be invited to show their work at a fall exhibit at the Portage District Library. 

All glass, materials, tools, and a cool West Michigan Glass Art Center Summer Glass Camp T-shirt is included.
Campers should wear closed toe shoes and 100% cotton long pants (T shirt and jeans are perfect!).

Cancellation Policy: One month prior to camp-full tuition will be refunded minus the $30 registration fee. Two weeks prior to camp-50% tuition will be refunded unless we can fill your spot.  Anytime less than two weeks prior to camp, tuition will not be refunded.

Call us soon to register, spots will sell out! 

We're the hottest camp in Kalamazoo! Register at 269-552-9802. 



2015 Sessions

Glass Explorers

$260
  • June 16 - 18 (Session 1)
  • June 30 - July 2 (Session 3)
THREE DAY camp for beginning glass artists ages 10 to 18.

This camp will explore beginning techniques used to create glass art.  Campers will make a glass paperweight in the Hot Shop and create glass art using kiln fusing, lampworking (flameworking), bead making, sand casting, sandblasting and more! 

CLICK HERE for complete brochure and registration form.


Teen Glassblowing

$350
  • June 23 - 26 (Session 2)
  • July 14 - 17 (Session 5)
FOUR DAY teen glass camp is for glass artists ages 12 to 18. (No experience necessary)

This camp will focus on glassblowing, lampworking, bead making, sand blasting and kiln fusing.  Campers create a hollow blown glass vessel and ornament in the Hot Shop, flamework items with a torch, beads on a mandrel, sandblasting and finish a three-dimensional kiln fused project.  

CLICK HERE for complete brochure and registration form.




Teen Glass Inferno

$350
  • July 21 - 24 (Session 6)
FOUR DAY camp for returning glass artists ages 13 to 18. 
Prerequisite:
Previous summer glass camp

This camp will focus on advanced techniques used to create glass art.  Campers will make blown and sculptural glass projects in the Hot Shop -  create glass art using kiln fusing, flameworking (lampworking), bead making, grinding, finishing and more.  

CLICK HERE for complete brochure and registration form.