Visual arts

Summer Camps and Classes Offered for Middle and High School – Los Alamos Reporter


Middle and High School Summer Camp Classes and Workshops:
We had several teachers, local artists and local authors, etc., who stepped up to fill the void for
MS and HS students with summer workshops. This year we have included them as
part of summer camp, but due to overwhelming requests, next year they will be a
completely separate summer program! Here is a breakdown with brief titles of what is
offered so you can easily find them on our Eventbrite page.

In writing:

Week 1:
● Pride themed course with David Daniel, this is a one day course where students
explore their pride in a variety of media. This will include many different ideas
and art forms for our LGBTQ youth leading up to Pride Week.

Week 2:
● Fantasy science fiction writing for beginners with David Daniel
● World building with David Daniel

Week 3
● Find your voice with Cat Ozment (focus on refining our voice in our writing)
● Story Anatomy with Cat Ozment (advanced focus on story structure using
fairy tales)

Week 4
● Writing for comics with David Daniel

Week 6
● Poetry class with the artist Jemez Benjamin Green

Week 7
● Writer’s Superpowers with Cat Ozment (great course for kids interested in
how to use observation to improve their writing using a variety of techniques
● Exquisite Corpse Project w/ Cat Ozment based on the surrealist movement of
the similar name

Week 8
● Poetry with artist Jemez Benjamin Green
Acting: (please visit the Los Alamos Teen Center about Acting programs this summer for their intensive Los Alamos teen film program

Visual arts:

Week 1
● Art outside the Box (MS) with Aralia Rose, aimed at students on the move
to better portfolio building projects as they move from grade to grade
● Art Outside the Box (HS) with Aralia Rose aiming to lead students towards
best portfolio building projects as they move from grade to grade

Week 2
● Henna designs with Heather Beemer

Week 6
● Blockprinting for MS and HS with Aralia Rose (two different sessions, AM/PM)
● Local college teacher, Elizabeth Fisher, will teach a visual arts class for

Week 8
● Cardboard Battle Royale with Jacob Spill


Week 2
● Tabletop World Building and RPG with David Daniel, also good for writers.

Week 4
● Introduction to Trading Cards with David Daniel

Week 5
● Introduction to Game Mastery with David Daniel
● Introduction to DnD with David Daniel

Week 9
● Custom scenography for Magic the Gathering with David Daniel
● Advanced DnD with David Daniel (A campaign for experienced players!

If you’re taking another DnD with David this summer, sign up for this capstone course!)
Hope this helps and thank you for choosing FLAC for your teen summer camp workshops!