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Do your kids have ants in their pants? With summer vacation looming on the horizon, cooped up children may be ready to burn off some energy from an extended winter. Parents also may be looking for activities to get their kids out and about.

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Take advantage of one or many of the numerous activities and camps offered throughout the region.

The list of children's summer workshops, camps and classes includes:

What:Tissue paper collage

Details: Young artists are welcome to come with an adult to enjoy some creative time. May's project is a tissue paper collage.

When: 9-11 a.m. Saturday May 25

Where: ArtReach, 112 Bush St., Red Wing

Cost: Free

More info: 651-388-4488 or www.artreachredwing.org

What:Create a cultural mask

Details: Use burlap, natural items, glitter, special gems to create a mask to take home. Class limited to 20, open to kids ages eight to 12.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday June 15

Where: Depot Gallery, Red Wing Arts Association, 418 Levee St.

Cost: $8 material fee

More info: 651-388-7569 or visit www.redwingartsassociation.org

What: Rad Roomz Camp

Details: Personalize your room by making lighted stars with patterned paper, painting a canvas floor mat, creating a polymer clay switch plate cover and covering a memory board with magnetic paint.

When: 9:30 a.m.-noon for grades 3 to 5; 1-3:30 p.m. for grades 5 to 12 from Monday June 17 to Friday June 21

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $148

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What:Summer Art Camp, grades 3-5

Details: Summer Art Camp is a unique opportunity for your child to create art projects led by a professional artist or instructor. Your child will express their creativity in a different medium each day such as collage, acrylic, mixed-media, or watercolor. Children over age 11 are welcome.

When: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday June 17 to Friday June 21

Where: ArtReach, 112 Bush St.

Cost: $199, scholarships available

More info: 651-388-4488 or www.artreachredwing.org

What: Umbrellas of Red Wing

Details: Use paint and markers to create an umbrella as a work of art.

When: 9 a.m.-noon for ages five-10; 1-3 p.m. for ages 11-15 from Friday June 21-Saturday June 22

Where: Depot Gallery, Red Wing Arts Association, 418 Levee St.

Cost: Free

More info: 651-388-7569 or visit www.redwingartsassociation.org

What: Performance Magic

Details: Master illusions to impress friends and family, learn the power of good story-telling skills and self-confidence, all from an award-winning magician and clown. Camp can be combined with the Capture Humans Camp for a full-day camp experience with supervised lunch.

When: 9:30 a.m.-noon for grades 2 to 4; 1-3:30 p.m. for grades 5-12 from Monday June 24 to Friday June 28

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Capture Humans: Drawing Figures

Details: Learn basic drawing skills along with tips and tricks to help become more comfortable with drawing the amazing human animal. Camp can be combined with Performance Magic Camp for a full-day camp experience with supervised lunch.

When: 9:30 a.m.-noon for grades 5-12; 1-3:30 p.m. for grades 2-4 from Monday June 24 to Friday June 28

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Pottery Wheel Camp

Details: Experience a real clay studio. Learn how to wedge clay, center and form shapes on the pottery wheel. Then trim and finish your work with a colorful glaze. Available for kids entering grades 4 to 12.

When: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday June 25-Monday July 1, check website for more availability

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $158

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Explore Bird Kites

Details: Learn about the importance of birds, create bird designs and kites.

When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday June 29

Where: Depot Gallery, Red Wing Arts Association, 418 Levee St.

Cost: $8

More info: 651-388-7569 or visit www.redwingartsassociation.org

What: Musical Theater: Into the Woods

Details: Learn about many aspects of staging a musical. No experience necessary. For kids entering grades four to 12.

When: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday July 1-Wednesday July 3 and Thursday July 8-Saturday July 13

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $238

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Summer Art Camp - grades 1-2

Details: Summer Art Camp is a unique opportunity for your child to create art projects led by a professional artist or instructor. Your child will express their creativity in a different medium each day such as collage, acrylic, mixed-media, or watercolor. Children over age 8 are welcome.

When: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday July 8 to Friday July 12

Where: Art Reach, 112 Bush St.

Cost: $199, scholarships available

More info: 651-388-4488 or www.artreachredwing.org

What: Children's Art Exploration

Details: Visit with artist Jude Rooney and create your own original work of art on a bag or umbrella.

When: Noon-5 p.m. Saturday July 13

Where: Depot Gallery, Red Wing Arts Association, 418 Levee St.

Cost: Free

More info: 651-388-7569 or visit www.redwingartsassociation.org

What: Movie Magic: Make a Movie Trailer

Details: Experience the magic of movie making. Campers come up with movie idea, write dialogue, shoot scenes, edit the video, and do a voiceover with background music to produce a one-minute movie trailer.

When: 9 a.m.-noon for grades 3-5; 1-4 p.m. for grades 6-12 from Monday July 15 to Friday July 19

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $158

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Write A Way: Creative Writing

Details: Create characters and take the adventure into storytelling.

When: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. grades 6-12; 1-3:30 p.m. grades 3-5 from Monday July 15 to Friday July 19

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Advanced Pottery Wheel

Details: This camp is for students who already know how to center on the wheel and who have taken at least two classes.

When: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday July 16-Monday July 22

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $158

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Summer Art Camp - grades 3-5

Details: Summer Art Camp is a unique opportunity for your child to create art projects led by a professional artist or instructor. Your child will express their creativity in a different medium each day such as collage, acrylic, mixed-media, or watercolor. Children over age 11 are welcome.

When: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday July 22 to Friday July 26

Where: Art Reach, 112 Bush St.

Cost: $199, scholarships available

More info: 651-388-4488 or www.artreachredwing.org

What: Run with Scissors Textile camp

Details: Learn the craft of dynamic figure drawing, how to design characters, how to plan stories and develop the skills needed to produce your own comic adventures.

When: 9:30 a.m.-noon for kids grades 6-12; 1-3:30 p.m. for kids grades 3-6 from Monday July 22 to Friday July 26

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Run with Scissors Textile camp

Details: Learn machine sewing, knitting and needle felting. Make duct tape bags, pouches or wallets. Camp is for kids entering grades 3 to 12.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday July 22 to Friday July 26

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $230

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Under the Sea Art Camp

Details: Create a watercolor-painted ocean background while experimenting with watercolor effects, then practice drawing skills to add sea life and details. Make a glowing, translucent jellyfish with textile tentacles, a three-dimensional folded-paper starfish and monoprints. Camp for kids entering grades 1 to 3.

When: 9:30 a.m.-noon Monday July 29 to Friday Aug. 2

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Over the Moon

Details: Create clay aliens, make 2D rockets, make relief prints and capture shooting stars in a bottle. Camp for kids entering grades 4 to 6.

When: 1-3:30 p.m. Monday July 29 to Friday Aug. 2

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Messy Munchkins Preschool Art Camp

Details: Let your kids experience art in a variety of media, enjoy songs, movements, stories and snack time.

When: 10 a.m.-noon Monday Aug. 5 to Friday Aug. 9

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Gurgle Madness: Make a Clay Fountain

Details: Create your own indoor tabletop clay water fountain. Class is for kids entering grade five to 12.

When: 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 6 to Monday Aug. 12

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $148

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: What's in a Name?: Clay Handbuilding

Details: Hand build your own personalized clay objects by learning how to slab, coil and pinch. Camp available for kids entering grades two to five.

When: 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday Aug. 6 to Monday Aug. 12, skip Saturday and Sunday for firing

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: Paint Your Pet

Details: Paint a caricature of your favorite pet, real or imagined, on a large canvas.

When: 9:30 a.m.-noon for grades 5-12; 1-3:30 p.m. for grades 2-5 from Monday Aug. 12 to Friday Aug. 16

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $138

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

What: JAMFest '13: Rock n' Roll Camp

Details: Start a band and play a live gig for your friends and family. For musicians and singer alike entering grades six to 12. Concert is at the State Theatre, Saturday Aug. 17.

When: 6-9 p.m. Monday Aug. 12 to Saturday Aug. 17

Where: Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave., Zumbrota

Cost: $148

More info: 507-732-7616 or visit www.crossingsatcarnegie.com

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Stacy Bengs-Silverberg
Stacy Bengs has been a photojournalist at the Red Wing Republican Eagle since 2010. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota.
(651) 301-7880
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