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Superhero Training Academy 2013

The ToonSeum

Monday, August 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

Pittsburgh, United States

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Student Ended $150.00 $4.74
Member Ended $125.00 $4.12
Newsletter Special Ended $100.00 $3.49

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Superhero Training Academy!


Everybody has dreams of being a Superhero, fantasies of leaping over tall buildings, outracing jet planes, and saving the day with spectacular super-powers. But being a Superhero isn't just about having super-strength and fighting crime in your underwear.
Join us as we learn what it takes to be a real Superhero in the ToonSeum’s first ever Superhero Training Academy!
Students will begin the day by developing their very own Superhero design through a series of drawing lessons and costume creation. Then, strap on your utility belts for a series of problem-solving games and hands-on activities designed to strengthen super-strong wits! Our Super-recruits will meet with local local civic leaders to help solve the challenges that face our community and offer their skills toward making Pittsburgh a Super City.
Superhero Training Academy is designed to reinforce creativity and civic responsibility by exploring the basic moral codes of community activism, good citizenship, and personal fitness in a fun and challenging format. Students will meet real-life “Superheroes” including firefighters, police officers, and local politicians who work for the good of the people of Pittsburgh and will be asked to offer their solutions to the problems that face our city.
All heroes will receive a diploma from the ToonSeum Superhero Training Academy, a Superhero cape, mask, and design-it-yourself t-shirt, as well as all supplies needed for the day (students should bring a lunch).

August 5th-7th
Ages 6-12
10am-2pm
Cost $150 non-members
$125 members

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When & Where



Toonseum
945 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, 15222

Monday, August 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM (EDT)


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The ToonSeum

The mission of the ToonSeum is to celebrate the art of cartooning. Our goal is to promote a deeper appreciation of the cartoonists and their work through hands-on workshops, community outreach, cartoon-oriented educational programming, and exhibitions or original cartoon art.

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