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Unless otherwise stated, we welcome students at least 14 years of age or older to participate in our introductory 2-hour workshops and students 5 and older for our Make-It-Now events. An adult must accompany children under 14 years old.

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Have a sweet tooth? Hop on a torch and create your own glass jaw breakers. Learn to sculpt small molten balls of glass into colorful hard candies like licorice twists, jolly ranchers, fire balls, peppermints, and more.  Want to make your own dish to display your candies? Check out our workshops in the Kiln Shop. 

Various Times Between Sep 13 and May 2
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Transform molten glass into an awesome pumpkin you'll be proud to display all year long! Work with an instructor who will help you gather, add color, blow a bubble, and shape hot glass from the 2,100°F furnace into a handmade glass pumpkin complete with a beautiful curly glass stem.

Various Times Between Sep 13 and Aug 10
Tuition: $115.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Create iconic images of the Steel City while learning to fuse glass. We will provide templates of team logos, bridges, and the iconic skyline. Then we'll leave it to you to create a locally-themed keepsake. You can’t go wrong with anything black and gold. After you create it, we will fire and fuse it and shape it into a mold. The result will be a functional dish perfect for holding spare change, serving small snacks, or storing jewelry.

Various Times Between Sep 13 and Apr 24
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Manipulate glass rods over a tabletop torch to create your own glass beads. In this introduction to the Flame Shop, learn the basic skills of heating rods of glass, applying glass to a mandrel, and shaping it with tools. Learn important decorative techniques, such as dots and trails to create beautiful beads you'll want to wear or share. You’ll make several different kinds of beads that you can take home.

Various Times Between Sep 14 and Aug 8
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Serve your favorite crackers and cheese on your own handmade glass charcuterie plate. Learn the basics of fusing glass including how to cut sheet glass and add color and design with frit and stringers to decorate and make a unique 8"x 8" glass board that you'll want to use for years to come. Charcuterie not included. 

Various Times Between Sep 14 and Aug 9
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Transform sheets of glass into a custom handmade house number plaque or name plate. With the help of an instructor, learn how to cut colorful sheets of glass and glue individual pieces together, like a mosaic, to create a custom glass panel that can be displayed inside or out. You design and make it. We'll fire and fuse it all together into a solid work of art. 

Various Times Between Sep 15 and Aug 7
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Make a distinctive desktop sculpture! With the help of an instructor, learn how to add color, use tools to twist & pull molten glass into a colorful swirl, then shape clear glass over top into a smooth dome adding light and dimension to this unique glass artwork!

Various Times Between Sep 17 and Jun 22
Tuition: $115.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Have some fun while learning all of the steps of the stained glass process. You will choose from pre-determined patterns to create a decorative suncatcher or ornament that fits with the season. No experience is necessary but even those that have taken a stained glass class in the past will enjoy these seasonal creations.

Various Times Between Sep 17 and Aug 10
Tuition: $150.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop

Transform sheets of glass into a functional and beautiful handmade glass dish. Learn to cut sheet glass into smaller geometric shapes and use these pieces, along with frit (colored glass granules) and stringers (thin, colored glass rods), to design and decorate your design. After you create it, we fire it to fuse it all together and shape into a mold, turning it into a functional dish perfect for holding spare change, serving small snacks, storing jewelry, or is beautiful enough to just use for display.

Various Times Between Sep 18 and Aug 8
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

MOLTN is a unique workshop designed specifically for teens to learn about glass art in multiple studios at Pittsburgh Glass Center. Teens have the opportunity to work closely with glass artists in the Hot Shop, Kiln Shop, and in the Flame Shop to explore making glass art through a variety of techniques and come away with some unique glass creations. Students work with molten glass out of the a 2,100°F furnace in the Hot Shop, manipulate solid glass rods on a 3,000°F torch in the Flame Shop, and prepare glass to be fired and fused together in kilns up to 1,700°F in the Kiln Shop. No experience necessary.

This workshop is designed for students in grades 6–12.

Want a more in depth glass experience for teens? Check out our afterschool SiO2 classes.

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Various Times Between Sep 18 and Jul 27
Tuition: $105.00
Beginner
Youth 1-Day Workshop

Sculpt an expression of love in this heart workshop. Work closely with an instructor to learn how to melt and manipulate a solid glass rod into a molten ball over a tabletop torch. Swirl your chosen colors throughout the clear glass as you sculpt it into a beautiful heart. Create a wearable pendant or magnet (or both) for yourself or a loved one.

Various Times Between Sep 20 and Apr 24
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Use sculpting techniques to create a colorful mushroom paperweight. Work with an instructor who will help you gather, add color, sculpt, and shape hot glass from the 2,100°F furnace to make a fun and unique solid glass mushroom. This one-of-a-kind fungi can be displayed inside or outside.


Various Times Between Sep 20 and Aug 8
Tuition: $115.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Are you interested in trying stained glass? Learn the basics as you create a charming and unique glass dragonfly. Learn how to cut and shape glass into beautiful wings and work with traditional stained glass lead came and solder to adhere and complete your project.

Various Times Between Sep 21 and Aug 10
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Didn’t finish your bottle? Use your own elegant, flameworked handmade glass bottle stopper. Learn how to control, manipulate, and add color to a rod of glass while shaping your own unique stopper over a tabletop torch. You make the glass and we add the stopper. Use this creative piece while entertaining and impress your friends. It also makes a lovely gift.

Various Times Between Sep 22 and Aug 3
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Transform molten glass from a 2,100°F furnace into a one-of-a-kind, functional glass dish. Work with an instructor who helps you gather glass and add color to create a small, blown, double-walled glass bowl. Handmade blown catch-all bowls are perfect for holding spare change, serving small snacks, storing jewelry, or are beautiful just for display.

Various Times Between Sep 22 and Jul 20
Tuition: $115.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Make a stained glass garden stake to add style to any indoor potted plants or add a burst of creative beauty to your outdoor garden. Using glass gems, explore stained glass techniques and learn to wrap and solder glass together to create a one-of-a-kind piece.                                                                                                           

Various Times Between Sep 22 and Jul 20
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Fast Track Flameworking is a great introduction to the Flame Shop. Work on a gas powered tabletop torch that can reach up to 3,000°F and sculpt glass on a small scale. Learn to melt and manipulate borosilicate glass while learning the basics of heat, control, and safety of molten glass. In the afternoon, the instructor will demonstrate three different items that can include small sculptures, pendants, marbles, swizzle sticks, or bottle stoppers.

 

Class time includes a 30-minute break for lunch. Lunch is not provided but we do have a refrigerator on site if needed.

Various Times Between Sep 24 and Aug 3
Tuition: $145.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop

Stir things up with handmade glass swizzle sticks. Impress your friends and family by explaining how you melted glass rods over a tabletop torch to create the elegant swizzle stick that garnishes their iced tea or cocktail. A variety of available colors will allow you to design a swanky set of four. Perfect to keep for yourself or give as a gift.

Various Times Between Sep 24 and Aug 10
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Make one-of-a-kind glass magnet keepsakes. Melt and manipulate a solid glass rod on a tabletop torch and add bits of colorful glass called frit. Learn to swirl your chosen colors throughout the clear glass as you shape and manipulate material into floral glass magnets.

Various Times Between Oct 23 and May 25
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop

Make your own colorful glass marbles using solid glass rods and a table top torch. This is a great introductory workshop to gain experience on the torch. Practice basic flameworking techniques and use a graphite molds to shape the glass to ensure symmetry. With the guidance of an artist, explore decorative techniques including twisties, dots, and trails to create one-of-a-kind marvelous marbles perfect for play or display.

Various Times Between Nov 12 and Jun 22
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 13 and May 2
Tuition: $95.00
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Various Times Between Sep 13 and Aug 10
Tuition: $115.00
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Various Times Between Sep 13 and Apr 24
Tuition: $95.00
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Various Times Between Sep 14 and Aug 8
Tuition: $95.00
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Various Times Between Sep 14 and Aug 9
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Various Times Between Sep 15 and Aug 7
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 17 and Jun 22
Tuition: $115.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 17 and Aug 10
Tuition: $150.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 18 and Aug 8
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 18 and Jul 27
Tuition: $105.00
Beginner
Youth 1-Day Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 20 and Apr 24
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 20 and Aug 8
Tuition: $115.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 21 and Aug 10
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 22 and Aug 3
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 22 and Jul 20
Tuition: $115.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 22 and Jul 20
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 24 and Aug 3
Tuition: $145.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 24 and Aug 10
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Oct 23 and May 25
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Nov 12 and Jun 22
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Nov 19 and Jun 22
Tuition: $55.00
Beginner
Youth 2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Nov 20 and Aug 3
Tuition: $275.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop
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Various Times Between Dec 4 and Jul 27
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Jan 8 and Jul 26
Tuition: $115.00
Beginner
2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Jan 15 and Aug 3
Tuition: $185.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop
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Various Times Between Feb 26 and Jul 20
Tuition: $115.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Mar 7 and Apr 17
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Mar 22 and May 10
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Mar 23 and Apr 30
Tuition: $115.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 3 and Jul 27
Tuition: $150.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop
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Various Times Between Sep 17 and Jul 13
Tuition: $95.00
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Various Times Between Oct 1 and Aug 9
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Feb 25 and Jun 22
Tuition: $95.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Feb 25 and Aug 3
Tuition: $115.00
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2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times Between Mar 24 and Apr 30
Tuition: $125.00
Beginner
Extended Workshop
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Various Times Between Apr 6 and Aug 10
Tuition: $55.00
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Youth 2-Hour Workshop
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Various Times on Apr 26
Tuition: $95.00
Beginner
Make-It-Now
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Various Times on Apr 26
Tuition: $50.00
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When: Saturdays and Sundays, Apr 27 - Apr 28
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuition: $425.00
Intermediate
Intensive Class
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Saturday, Apr 27 • 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sunday, Apr 28 • 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Tuition: $225.00
Intermediate
2-Day Workshop
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Various Times Between Apr 27 and Aug 10
Tuition: $55.00
Beginner
Youth 2-Hour Workshop
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When: Saturdays and Sundays, May 4 - May 5
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Tuition: $425.00
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Various Times on May 4
Tuition: $30.00
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Various Times on May 10
Tuition: $45.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, May 20 - May 24
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
Intermediate
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, May 20 - May 24
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, May 20 - May 24
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
Beginner
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Various Times on May 25
Tuition: $55.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, May 27 - May 31
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, May 27 - May 31
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, May 27 - May 31
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Tuition: $95.00
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Tuition: $95.00
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When: Saturdays, Jun 1 - Jul 20
Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Tuition: $525.00
Beginner
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Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tuition: $525.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 3 - Jun 7
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 3 - Jun 7
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Tuition: $35.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 10 - Jun 14
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 10 - Jun 14
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 10 - Jun 14
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Various Times Between Jun 15 and Aug 10
Tuition: $95.00
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Various Times on Jun 15
Tuition: $45.00
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Tuition: $0.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 17 - Jun 21
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 17 - Jun 21
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 17 - Jun 21
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Various Times on Jun 21
Tuition: $40.00
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Various Times on Jun 21
Tuition: $60.00
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Various Times on Jun 21
Tuition: $45.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 24 - Jun 28
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 24 - Jun 28
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jun 24 - Jun 28
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Various Times on Jun 28
Tuition: $30.00
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Various Times on Jun 28
Tuition: $50.00
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Tuition: $0.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 1 - Jul 5
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 1 - Jul 5
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 1 - Jul 5
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 1 - Jul 5
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 8 - Jul 12
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 8 - Jul 12
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 8 - Jul 12
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Various Times on Jul 13
Tuition: $60.00
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Various Times on Jul 13
Tuition: $105.00
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Various Times on Jul 13
Tuition: $50.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 15 - Jul 19
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuition: $450.00
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Youth Summer Camp
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 22 - Jul 26
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 22 - Jul 26
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 22 - Jul 26
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 29 - Aug 2
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 29 - Aug 2
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Jul 29 - Aug 2
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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When: Mondays and Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thursdays and Fridays, Aug 5 - Aug 9
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuition: $950.00
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Friday, Aug 9 • 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Tuition: $160.00
Beginner
2-Day Workshop
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