Worcester Academy Clay Arts Camp

Spend two weeks in the studio sculpting clay and learning to throw on the potters wheel! Students will learn fundamental handbuilding techniques, surface treatments, and glazing effects. On the wheel, students will create thrown plates, cups, bowls, and vases. Projects will be created from white stoneware. No clay experience needed.







About the Director
Renee Malowitz joined the Worcester Academy faculty in 2014.  At WA she teaches Ceramics and runs the after school art program. She is a teaching artist who has taught children of all ages throughout Central Massachusetts.  For the past 15 years her teaching venues have been as varied as: summer camps, Mass Cultural Council Grant workshops and independent schools.  She holds a diploma from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and has studied at Worcester Art Museum and the Worcester Center for Crafts.  Her classes are fun, fast paced and challenging, she teaches a variety of clay techniques and draws from art history to inspire children. 
July 23rd - August 3rd

Boys and Girls Age 9 - 16
Limit: 16 campers per session

Monday - Friday: 8:45 am - 3:30 pm
Extended Day offered: 7:30 am - 9:00 am & 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (Additional Fee)
$675 for Two Week Session

Walker Hall

What to Bring
  • Lunch and Snack (nut free)
  • Sunscreen
Schedule (Sample Day)


  • 9:00: Project Introduction/Slide Show/Demonstration 
  • 9:30: Sketching and Researching Ideas
  • 10:00:  Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing
  • 11:40-1:00 Lunch & Outside Fun
  • 1:00-1:45 Swimming/Pool 
  • 2:00 Handbuilding and Wheel Throwing
  • 3:30 Pick up


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