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Youth Program

 

Youth Program Demonstrators (Schedule to be announced)

  • Paul Carter with Kip Christensen: One Session, Christmas Ornament and Ornament Stand 
  • Paul Carter: One Session, Project Probably a Twist Pen 
  • Kip Christensen: Ball and Cup Game 
  • Kailee Bosch: Two Sessions, Cupcake Box, Flower Pot 
  • Bonnie Klein: Two Sessions, Stick Pen, Magic Wand 
  • Nick Cook: Two Sessions, Candlestick, Ring Holder

 

Eligibility

Youth ages 10 to 18 are eligible to register for free hands-on instruction. Space is limited and each registered youth must be accompanied and sponsored by an adult who is a paid registrant for the symposium. Students will make a variety of projects or may attend educational woodturning rotations.

 

Registration and Enrollment

For youth to have their classes preassigned prior to the symposium, they must be registered by June 1, 2018. As part of the preregistration process, youth will be expected to specify the classes in which they wish to enroll. The Youth Program coordinator will confirm enrollment for up to three classes in advance of the symposium.

 

 

Required Forms for Registration

Youth Registration Form Youth Hands-on Release Form Youth Parental Release

 

 

Youth Sponsors

All sponsors must be paid registrants attending the symposium. Sponsors fall into three categories: (1) parent, adult relative, or legal guardian; (2) coach/instructor (does not include teachers with complimentary registration); (3) adult family friend. A registered participant may sponsor up to three youth. Sponsors must volunteer in the youth room, or provide an alternate, for one rotation for each youth sponsored.

 

 

Woodturning Rotations

Registered youth may attend educational woodturning rotations.

 

Turning Packages

Each year there will be a drawing for donated youth room equipment, which may include lathes, tools, and face shields, thanks to the Youth Room contributors. The equipment available for this drawing will be determined each year. There is no guarantee that all equipment in the Youth Room will be available for the drawing and there is a limit of one turning package winner per household in a year.

 

 

THANK YOU!

Donations from the following partners have made the Youth Program and Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired possible:

  • JET Powermatic (JPW Industries) - 25 Jet mini lathes and stands Youth Turning, 1 for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Crown Tools - 25 sets of tools to the Youth Turning Program, 1 for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
  • Nova Teknatool  - 25 chucks and revolving centers to the Youth Turning Program, 1 for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
  • Easy Wood Tools - 25 sets of tools and a custom turning smock to the Youth Turning Program, 1 for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
  • Woodcraft - 26 full faceshields to the Youth Turning Program, 1 for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
  • Robust - 25 tool rests to the Youth Turning Program, 1 for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired 
  • Craft Supplies - Project supplies for the Youth Turning Program 
  • KC Tools (Kip Christensen) - Project Supplies for youth program
  • Vince's Wood N Wonders - Sandpaper for both programs 
  • Penn State Industries - Penturning supplies for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Arizona Silhouette/Barry Gross - Pen blanks for Lighthouse Program for the Blind and Visually Impaired

 

 



 

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