Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross has many camp programs, from athletics to the arts and more.
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Monday, July 2, 2012
At an open house Saturday night, Norcross residents were invited to The Nest to try hands-on painting, paper mache and sculpture. If you missed it, you can still sign up for art workshops at The Nest.
Maybe you’ve always wanted to learn to paint. Or you’d like to make a piñata for your child’s birthday party, but you’re intimidated by paper mache. The Nest invited the public in Saturday night to its Summerfest see that art is much easier than you think. At the open house, stations were set up for people to try hands-on projects such as sculpture or painting. “We really want people to come in and get a feel for what it’s like to do these workshops,” said Lori Sturgess, director of The Nest, “just to learn a new craft or learn something new.” The Nest opened last year as a place for artists to work and display their art, as well for Norcross residents to experience art – by browsing the gallery, purchasing linen art for sale or taking …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Ages 8 through 13 are welcome to sign up for the four-day camp starting June 25.
Norcross High School is offering a four-day basketball camp next week for ages 8 through 13. For four and a half hours a day, the camp will have opportunities for campers to learn everything there is to know about the sport. They'll learn about stretching techniques, ball-handling and passing, rebounding, teamwork and communication, body weight conditioning, self motivation and more. "We welcome all ability levels and provide a positive, encouraging teaching environment to learn and have fun," according to the camp's brochure. "We will provide the tools to become a better player and help stimulate enthusiasm for the game." While the camp will be led by Norcross High varsity basketball coaches and other trained professionals, current …
Sunday, June 12, 2011
A love for children and a love for theater is something that local resident Pat Padrick shares with many.
Four years ago, at Simpson Elementary School while volunteering with the school play, Patricia “Pat” Padrick remembered her deep love for the theater and discovered her new love for working with children. The following summer she combined those two loves and began a summer drama camp for children which soon grew into what is now The Actors Edge Performing Arts Program for children and adults. A 17 year resident of Peachtree Corners, Padrick grew up in New Jersey. Active during her youth in community theatre, upon high school graduation she was bound for New York City to pursue her passion for the theater. She attended an acting conservatory, became an Equity actor and lived and worked in New York for the next seven years. Ready to take a …