FACS Class Schedule

A $25 non-refundable fee is due when registering for lessons and classes. There will be one registration fee per student, regardless of the number of classes being taken. This fee is in addition to the cost of tuition. One-day workshops do not require a registration fee.


Tuition: $125
Instructor: Norma Acord

Students will learn to manipulate clay by creative means to form functional and decorative ware, using various hand building and wheel throwing techniques. Different glaze applications will also be demonstrated. Mondays, June 29 to August 3, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Criminal Justice Camp

Tuition: $75
Instructors: Dr. Kim Farmer and Dr. Kelly Walls

In this week-long exploration of the criminal justice system, participants discover the three major branches of the system and their functions within society. This camp will cover demonstrations by local police, SWAT, and canine officers. Students will investigate a mock crime scene and analyze the evidence, hear an expert's presentation on gang activity, visit a police station, and take a tour of the town hall in Bluefield, Virginia. Camp is June 15-19, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; entering 8th through 12th graders.

Science Camp

Tuition: $110
Instructors: Dr. Joe Saunders and Dr. Emily Lambert

Join us for a week of adventures in science. Through games and projects, we will explore topics ranging from recycling, germs, and tide cycles to butterflies, electricity, and rockets. Students will bring their own lunch and drinks. Camp is July 27-31, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; ages 8-12.

Private Music Lessons

Tuition: $190 (10-Week Session), $110 (5-Week Session)
Instructors: Alandra Blume, Susan Allen, and Colleen Thorburn

Private 30-minute music lessons, meeting once a week. Instruments offered this summer are piano, voice, and harp. Lesson times will be determined by instructor and student; ages 5 and up.

Basic Food Canning and Preservation Workshop

Instructor: Andi Bennett, WVU Extension Services; Families and Health Extension Agent

Learn the basic steps of canning and preserving foods. This workshop will cover the step-by-step process of canning, the difference between pressure canners and water bath, high acid and low acid foods, and recipes and instructions for canning vegetables, fruits, and meat in the proper way. Free to the public. Join us July 18, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.