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Camp adds color to children's summer

BY LAUREL BLACK lblack@paducahsun.com

Raindrops and roses, kittens with whiskers: these are a few of Lana Flint and Molly Summeral's favorite things to draw.

The two girls learned about shapes, colors and lines alongside six other kindergarten and first-grade students Tuesday morning at the Yeiser Art Center's first session of its four-day summer art camp.

"I think all people have creativity, and they just need an opportunity to express that," said Kathy Knotts, the art center's administrative assistant and a former elementary school art teacher.

The camp gives students in kindergarten through fourth grade a chance to participate in drawing, painting, printmaking and ceramics activities.

Although the art center has held occasional workshops for youth, this is its first year to offer a summer day camp.

Parents could send their kids for the whole week of hourlong sessions or choose individual days to attend.

"It's gone really well. They're so sweet, and they all have such different personalities," Knotts said after the first session ended.

By the time the girls received their certificate of completion, Lauren had made several drawings, her favorite a fox named Catdog.

And Molly left with a picture of a sunset, hearts and a dragon trying to eat a princess riding a horse.

"I'd rather keep her as active in the summer as possible," Molly's grandmother, Kim Summarel, said. "The more we can keep (kids) occupied, the better we're all going to be."

Contact Laurel Black, a Paducah Sun staff writer, at 270-575-8641, or follow @LaurelFBlack on Twitter.

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