Allows access to the studio outside of regularly scheduled class time during Open Studio Time. Independent Clay Studio (ICS) users must be CALC members.To become an ICS user, please contact Studio Manager, Kirsten Olson at kolsoncalc@gmail.com


ICS users are required to:

  1. Have taken at least two CALC ceramic classes in the past two years and have approval from the studio manager. - or

  2. Have previous experience and taken one ceramics class at CALC and have approval from the studio manager.

  3. Be a member of CALC

  4. Ages: 12- Adult (12-18yo. must also have completed at least a 6 week course at CALC and have approval of Studio Manager)

  • ICS users will be responsible for purchasing passes once approval has been granted. They are also required to purchase clay and firings. Glazes are provided and covered in the cost of the glaze-firing fee.

  • Equipment use is not guaranteed and instruction is not provided. ICS is intended for those with experience only.

  • No refunds of any kind will be issued for ICS purchases regardless of the reason.

  • All new ICS members must schedule an orientation with the studio manager to ensure safe and clear understanding of CALC studio operations.

  • ICS Passes expire four months after the date of purchase.

Ages: 12– Adult (12-18 yo. must also have completed at least a 6 week course at CALC and have approval of Studio Manager)
ICS Schedule (Call ahead to confirm clay studio availability 717-249-6973)
Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.  *18-Adult
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$20/3-session punch card • $40/6 session punch card
Bisque Firing fee: Average price is $1/piece
Glazing firing fee: Average price is $2/piece
Full bag of Clay (25 lbs.): $18
No refund will be issued for any ICS purchases.

**ICS Passes expire 12 months after date of purchase. Inactivity after two months will result in the removal of work and clay from your shelf—ICS users will be notified.

For questions, please contact Kirsten Olson, Studio Manager (kolsoncalc@gmail.com).