Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Throw the summer away

In the most fun way, with clay

Express Staff Writer

    Throw your summer away? No way, unless it’s with clay.
    Boulder Mountain Clayworks in Ketchum offers youth clay camps for kids 7-12 on the art of music. They will create musical instruments, busts of music icons and more taught by Keith Moses and Mitsuru Renton.
    Running from 9 a.m. to noon, tuition is $135 and advanced registration is required. The dates are June 16-20; July 7-11; July 14-18; July 21-25; July 28-Aug. 1; Aug. 4-8 and Aug. 11-15.
    Middle school teens and older can learn the basics of pottery throwing while making mugs, ice cream bowls and other round things. Intermediate potters will design their own projects and bigger challenges. Susan Ward and Lauren Street lead these classes with separate dedicated glaze days.
    Beginners will work from 1:30-4 p.m. June 16-20; July 14-18 and Aug. 4-8. Intermediates will work July 28-Aug. 1, from 1:30-4 p.m. Tuition is $150 and covers one child and one adult.
    Families can get together and play with clay with popcorn bowls July 15 from 1:30-3 p.m. and bird houses Aug. 5, 1:30- 3p.m.
    Call 726-4484 and email Or visit

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