Boy Scout Badges and Programs

These workshops are designed around the requirements for the Boy Scouts Pottery Merit Badge.

Classes are open to anyone in the age range, but most of the spots are reserved for Scouts.

 
 
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INTRO TO CERAMICS for CUB SCOUTS (ages 6-11)

Saturday, February 16, 9AM-Noon AND Saturday, March 2, 9-11AM

*Note 2 weeks between sessions to allow all created work to fully dry before second session. Work finished at second session will be fired and students will be contacted (after 1-4 weeks) when work is ready to be picked up from studio. 

Hosted by Scenic City Clay Arts in our downtown community ceramics studio, students will receive an introduction to ceramics with hands-on learning and creating. This is an excellent indoor, winter activity to introduce cub scouts to Ceramics. 

Week 1 will cover vocabulary & safety and students will make one of each: slab pot, coil pot, pinch pot, and animal or human figure.

Week 2 students will glaze and paint their pieces and receive a lesson on the kiln firing process. 

(must have minimum of 4 students to run)

COST: $50  *Please provide an email address when you register, so that we can contact you about the workshop.

 
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POTTERY MERIT BADGE WORKSHOP (ages 11+)

Dates/Times: TBD. Check back in for the next scheduling of this workshop.

*Note 2 weeks between sessions to allow all created work to fully dry before second session. Work finished at second session will be fired and students will be contacted (after 1-4 weeks) when work is ready to be picked up from studio. 

Hosted by Scenic City Clay Arts in our downtown community ceramics studio, this workshop will cover all the Scouts BSA requirements for earning the Pottery Merit Badge. 

Week 1 will cover vocabulary & safety and students will make one of each: slab pot, coil pot, pinch pot, animal or human figure & functional form thrown on potter’s wheel  

Week 2 students will use glazes and/or underglazes to decorate their five pieces and will learn about SCCA's electric kiln along with general kiln firing processes. 

Workshop is led by professional potters and ceramics instructors Nicole Johnson and Loren Howard and has been approved by the Boys Scouts of America, Cherokee Area Council.

(must have minimum of 6 students to run)

COST: $80  *Please provide an email address when you register, so that we can contact you about the workshop.


All future Boy Scouts Programs are in the process of being scheduled. Check back later for more updates on classes!