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Local photographers to offer summer camp

Photography camp offered

Award winning photographers Douglas Hooper and David Wong will offer a photography camp from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 17 -21, at Wong’s studio.

The camp is open to high school and selected junior high school students. It will teach the basics of photography up to intermediate levels. Topics will include action photography, painting with light, composition, informal portraits, printing and topics of the students’ choosing.

The students will “graduate” at the end of the week with an open house exhibit.

Hooper has a BA in Photography and has taught extensively at venues such as The Learning Exchange, Yuba River Charter School and Sierra College. Wong has produced video and still productions in the Silicon Valley for 20 years for Stanford University, Intel, Sun Microsystems, Glaxo, the University of California and others. He teaches monthly and has taught youth photography at Vassar College. Both Hooper and Wong are exhibiting fine artists at Art Works Gallery in downtown Grass Valley. The one week camp costs $395 and class size is limited. For more information, contact Wong at 530-273-0692, or at dw@photographybydavidwong.com.

Acting summer camp for kids

On The Towne Community Theatre will host a new summer camp, “I Want To Rock,” from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 29 – Aug. 2.

Children will learn songs and dances while wearing costumes from different eras of rock. A performance will include songs from Black Eyed Peas, Elvis, the Beatles, Kiss, Joan Jett, Britney Spears and others. The Camp will be at the Buttermaker’s Cottage in Western Gateway Park and will close with a performance on the last day at the Word-A-Live Church in Penn Valley. Suggestions for simple costumes will be provided. The cost is $150 with a 25-percent sibling discount available. The camp is open to all children ages 6 to 14. For information or registration, call 530-205-9652 or email OnTheTowne@comcast.net. Visit www:OnTheTowneTheatre.org (501c3 non-profit corp.)

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