More artful programming at The Reach this fall

Holiday camps and free programs will teach kids how art, science, technology, math and social studies work together

From holiday camps to free programs looking at how art, science, technology, math and social studies work together, kids will experience a truly artful fall at The Reach.

Big and Little Art Hour is a free program for kids ages three to seven and happens in the studio from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 26. Registration is required and a parent, guardian, or caretaker must be present with the child.

Appreciate how math, technology, science, social studies and art work together in the free program, Think OUTSIDE the Art Box. On Dec. 12, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., kids ages 8 to 12 can roll up their sleeves and get messy in the studio, trying their hands at different art forms and techniques that fuse school subjects into one creative project.

On Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., kids ages six to 12 will have a blast at the Pro-D Day Camp at The Reach. Taking inspiration from The Reach’s world-class contemporary art and heritage exhibitions, kids can flex their creative minds by trying new techniques and processes in art making. This camp is a nut-free camp, and brown bag lunch, with a $35 fee.

The Reach’s A Very Heritage Holiday Camp will see kids decorate the studio with heritage-themed decorations, play skits and games, design great holiday gifts and more. The camp runs Dec. 30, 31, Jan. 2 and 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., kids ages six to 12 can register under the single-day option for $25, or sign up for all four days for $90. The camp is a nut-free, and brown bag lunch.

For more information, visit The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford at 32388 Veterans Way, call 604-864-8087, email info@thereach.ca or go to www.thereach.ca.