2024-25 Individual Scout Signup Dates

Registration for Scout Days are Open!

Programs will meet at The Art Lab located at 1030 South Rangeline Road, Suite 270, Carmel IN 46032.

Class sizes are limited to 20 so register today. 

Looking for another workshop? You can pick from our library of scout offerings and schedule your troop of 8 or more at one of our host sites. See Group Scout Programs. Contact Maren Bell at information@artlabindy.com

New! Collect all four 2.25 inch fun patches! (Sewing not currently available.)

You may use your 2024 – 25 vouchers for these workshops.

 

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Fashion Designer – Barbie Be Anything

All age

Shirts, skirts and accessories, it is time to design and make special clothes for Barbie as we’ll learn what exactly fashion designers do in the real world. Create a circle dress and bedazzle with buttons, pockets and trim.  This workshop includes some easy sewing. Bring your favorite doll and let’s go. (1.5hr)

Barbies: $20.50 / participant

August 17th, 2024

9:30am – 11:00am

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Acrylic Canvas My Pet Portrait

All age

Bring a close up photograph of your pet or a favorite stuffed animal from home. Learn to draw your animal by finding simple shapes and lines. Draw your animal step by step with an art teacher on a 9 x 12” canvas. Paint in bright colorful acrylics. 

$20.50/participant

September 7th, 2024

9:30am – 11:00am

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Acrylic Canvas Painting Still Life

All age

How do you get started with painting? Learn the names of different types of brushes and what types of marks they leave. Discuss a famous work of art and what makes it special. Set up your own still life using vases, flowers and more. Follow along with an instructor following basic rules for painting and drawing while having fun with paint. Included in this workshop is a 9 x 12″  painting.

$20.50/participant

October 5th, 2024 

9:30am – 11:00am

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Fraction Mosaics  – S.T.E.A.M. workshop

Brownies and up

Complete a set of two mosaic coasters with colorful squares and triangular ceramic or glass squares. Girls will glue, grout and clean their own coasters to take home. Also, we’ll integrate some hands-on math concepts. What fraction, percent and decimal of each color used can be concluded? Examples of symmetry will be introduced. Why Steam? STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)+ Art (Creative Thinking and Problem-solving)= STEAM. Included in the workshop is a fun badge. (1.5hr)

$22.50/ participant

November 9th, 2024

9:30am – 11:00am

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Pottery Badge

Pick from one of the clay projects and make hand- built work of art in clay. You’ll be able to fulfill the requirements for the potter’s badge and earn an Art Lab fun patch. Glaze your creations during this workshop. Pottery will be available for pickup 3-4 weeks after the workshop date. (1.75 hrs)

$25.00/ participant

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Cookie Plates and Mugs on the Wheel

December 7th, 2024

9:30am – 11:15am

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Pinch Pot Bunnies and Bowls on the Wheel

April 5th, 2025

9:30am – 11:15am

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Mixed Media Jewelry

Learn some of the tools of jewelry making including how to use pliers, snips, jump rings and beads. Then create mini works of collage art on dominos, washers painted with alcohol inks and a charm bracelet. Add beads, wire, charms and little stickers. You’ll have all the skills you need to continue making simple jewelry for all your friends and family. (1 hr)

$20.50/participant

January 11th, 2025

10:00 am – 11:00 am

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Stuffies – It’s Your Story

Brownies – Senior

Create a make believe soft sculpture creature out of recycled sweaters, buttons, embroidery floss and fabric scraps. Think about what makes you happy and incorporate this into your creature. Tell a story about your life and put a smile on someone’s face. Simple sewing on easy to sew fabrics will be incorporated. (1.5hr)

$20.50/participant

February 8th, 2025

9:30am – 11:00am

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Whimsical Watercolor – Louise Loves Art

Daisy Brownie

Read from the book Louise Loves Art and create an oil pastel drawing of her lovable cat. Paint a drawing in watercolor and create a collage frame for your new work of art. Also create an air dry clay cat face in this workshop. (1.5 hrs)

$20.50 / participant

March 8th, 2025

9:30am – 11:00am

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Fairy Gardens

All age

Turn a planter of dirt into a magical garden for fairies. Create a house, fence and decorate your garden with accessories made from air-dry clay, craft sticks, gems, pebbles and other assorted materials.  Also, create a small fairy for your garden from synthetic flower petals,  clothespins, fabrics and more. Girls will plant seeds in their gardens and we will discuss seed care. Troop leaders use this activity toward your gardening badges, badge not included. (1.5hr)

$20.50/ participant

May 10th, 2025

9:30 am – 11:00 am

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Clay Houses 

Daisies and Brownies

Create a birdhouse or fairy house using a wrapped slab of clay. Decorate your house for fairies or birds with clay leaves, birds, flowers, butterflies and more. Glaze your houses during the workshop. Clay pickup will be ready in 3-4 weeks. This workshop includes a pottery fun patch.

May 11th, 2024

10:00am – 11:30am 

22.50 / scout

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Clay Houses 

Juniors and up

Create a birdhouse or fairy house using a wrapped slab of clay. Decorate your house for fairies or birds with clay leaves, birds, flowers, butterflies and more. Glaze your houses during the workshop. Clay pickup will be ready in 3-4 weeks. This workshop includes a pottery fun patch.

May 11th, 2024

12:00pm – 1:30pm

$22.50/ scout

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Design It! Painted Cork Board Frames.

Brownies and up 

Children love to decorate their bedrooms. Paint a framed cork board in geometric patterns (cork on 11 x  14” canvas board).  Kids will be introduced to repeat design, contrast and rhythm. Also in this workshop create small air dry clay thumb tacks in whimsical forms including bees or butterflies. Included in this workshop is a fun patch.

May 7th, 2024

2:00pm – 3:30pm

$25 / participant

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Friendship Bracelets and Polymer Clay Charms

Brownies and up

Create friendship bracelets to trade with friends in this jewelry workshop. Make small polymer clay charms to attach to your bracelets inspired by your favorite songs or friend that could include music notes, hearts, smiley faces or any other idea you have. Combine them with letter and colorful beads. Work toward your jewelry badge, this workshop will include: beading, clay sculpture and attaching charms with jump rings and eye pins. Included in this workshop is a fun patch.

$25/ scout

Session A: March 16th, 2024 9:30am – 11:00 am 

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Session B: April 27th, 2024 9:30am – 11:00 am 

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Session C: May 18th, 2024 9:30am – 11:00 am 

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Cancellation Policy

Classes and camps may be cancelled if enrollment does not reach four registrants five days before the class date. You will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued. Whenever possible we will try and run programs.

One week before the class date, or earlier, class refunds will be issued if needed. However, class refunds will only be issued for class credit within the week before class.