Summer Circus Arts

July 6-10

Paonia Town Park

Summer Circus Arts

Kids Circus Hour (ages 4-7 / class cap 7 attendees)
9-10am – Taught by Rikki Morehouse

Your children will create wonderful memories, and experience a variety of circus skills that teach coordination while burning energy.

Youth Circus (ages 8-16 / class cap 18 attendees)
9am-12pm – Taught by Rikki Morehouse, Dominic Del Signore, and Jenna Bradford.

Youth Circus campers learn a variety of circus arts including: juggling, stilting, acrobatics, slackline, and more! Youth Circus campers enjoy a truly unique experience where they learn circus arts disciplines that teach coordination and encourage healthy activity habits.

A typical day begins with a warm up and group stretch, followed by circus discipline classes, and a group circus activity and cool-down before dismissal.

Please send all students with a snack and water each day of the class.

FINAL FRIDAY: At the end of the day parents are encouraged to come and watch our “Cartwheel-A-thon” and talent show. 

This class is offered under the reciprocal gift model. It is available to any student regardless of financial means. We do ask that if you are able, to contribute to Arts for All to offset the cost of this class it will help us sustain our organization and would be most appreciated. The established value of the 8-16 year old class is $100. The established value of the 4-7 year old class is $25.

Should this class fill, additional students will be waitlisted.

Outdoor classes are currently limited to 25 students. All of the current state requirements will be followed including cancelling the remainder of the class if any attendee or teacher tests positive for Covid. Additionally, drop offs will be staggered, a short Covid questionnaire will be completed on the first day, temperatures will be taken every day along with required hand washing and sanitization of work/touch surfaces.

Waiver Information:

Photography: By submitting the registration you agree to allow your child to be photographed during the class and understand that the Arts for All may publish these photos to help promote its children’s programs and solicit funding.

Attendance Policy: While these classes are being offered on the reciprocal gift model, attendance is important. I understand that if my student has 2 unexcused absences they will be dropped from the class and also be ineligible for the following semester offerings.

Liability Release: I understand that this document will prohibit me from bringing a lawsuit or otherwise claiming damages against Arts for All (The Mountain Harvest Creative, The Learning Council,) and their staff and volunteers. I understand that while Arts for All is committed to thorough supervision of all activities that there are inherent risks in the participation of any activity. Thus, I hold harmless the Arts for All  its owners, staff, and volunteers from accidents resulting from participation. My child is in good health and capable of participating in the Arts for All programs. I authorize, in a medical emergency, after reasonable effort has been made to notify me, that the Arts for All staff may seek emergency assistance and medical treatment at the parent/guardian’s expense. I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage my child may cause or suffer while participating, or I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself.

Information Sharing: I understand that Arts for All will share your contact and emergency contact information with its instructors.

This class is offered to the community as a Gift. We at Arts for All encourage participation in our classes and we DO NOT limit student’s participation by ability to contribute money. Your participation in our class reflects community support and interest. Your contribution and reciprocation of the gift keeps this model viable. There are many ways that you can support our reciprocal gift model.

Contribute money: Each Gift offering has an established value that reflects the cash value of the class. You are welcome to pay an amount that feels comfortable to you and your financial situation. Gift forward and pay above the established value and share in the generosity by providing for others less fortunate. This is an opportunity for you to be abundant and support great educational offerings in the North Fork Valley! If you are writing a check, make it out to: “Arts for All”  and mail to PO Box 1126, Paonia, CO 81428.

Contribute time: Volunteer to set up and clean up events and classes, make costumes, assist the teachers, help with Administrative tasks, volunteer to share your gifts and teach a class. Help the nonprofits (Mountain Harvest Creative and The Learning Council) that are providing the class. Your time and energy are valuable and add to the success of our offerings.

Contribute Resources: The classes that we offer use all kinds of supplies and resources. Donations of musical instruments, art supplies, computers, iPads, circus arts supplies for juggling, stilt walking, clowning, snacks for students, or make a recommendation.

Be Creative: Let us know how you feel that you can best support and participate in our Gift Model. Mix and match the above options, have fun! We welcome your creative efforts to help our community education model thrive. Thank you for your participation in our reciprocal gift model.