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New Program Coming In October!

Interested in joining a future program or have questions about Will Fern’s ACES Magic Academy?  Email us at mlough@protecponds.com

We are extremely excited and proud to announce our newest partnership with ACES Magic Academy.  Founded by Will Fern, an international award winning magician, ACES is a totally unique curriculum based learning experience.  Students will have 15 different classes to progress through, all while learning why magic is THE BEST hobby in the world!

Creating wizards from ages 8-15, ACES teaches the art of magic from the simple to the complex, and more importantly, how to perform magic with unique and entertaining presentations that students create themselves.

The following classes will meet weekly for 5 weeks, beginning October 2018.

Level Description Dates/Times Price
Apprentices
(Ages 8-9)
LEVEL 1 MAGIC
Students will learn simple but amazing tricks, utilizing basic magic skills.  The emphasis will be on performing tricks properly AND bringing them to life, gaining confidence with interesting presentations that the students brainstorm and create themselves, increasing communication skills. Mondays
4:00-5:30 PM or
5:45-7:15 PM
$299
*inaugural rate*
Conjurors
(Ages 10-12)
LEVEL 4 MAGIC
Students will learn simple to moderately skilled tricks, some requiring “sleight of hand” that will require practice while improving focus and discipline.  Emphasis is on dedicated rehearsal of techinque as well as brainstorming personal and creative presentations. Wednesdays
4:00-5:30 PM
$299
*inaugural rate*
Conjurors
(Ages 10-12)
LEVEL 1 CARD MAGIC
Students will focus strictly on the art of card magic, lerning “building block” secret methods that will provide the tools they need to learn ever more advanced tricks as they progress in dexterity. Wednesdays
5:45-7:15 PM
$299
*inaugural rate*
Sorcerers
(Ages 13-15)
LEVEL 7 MAGIC
Students will learn basic through skilled tricks, requiring some amount of sleight of hand that will improve focus, practice and discipline.  Emphasis is on dedicated rehearsal, crafting personal and creative presentations, public speaking skills and creative routines. Thursdays
3:30-5:00 PM
$299
*inaugural rate*
Sorcerers
(Ages 13-15)
LEVEL 4 CARD MAGIC
Students will focus strictly on the art of card magic, learning “building block” secret methods that will provide the tools they need to learn ever more advanced tricks as they progress in dexterity, all at a faster pace the Level 1 Card Magic.  Emphasis will also be on speaking and presentation skills. Thursdays
5:45 – 7:15 PM
$299
*inaugural rate*
Register for ACES Magic Academy!

Classes begin October 2018.  All classes only $299 for this inaugural session.  Learn more at AcesMagicAcademy.com.

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Will Fern

Will Fern is a professional magician, performing close-up and stage magic internationally.  During his 25 year full-time career as a magician, Will has been a member of the Society of American Magicians (SAM) and the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM), and has worked in a wide variety of venues, including all manner of private and corporate affairs, in theaters, on cruise ships, and much more.

Will was awarded the IBM International Championship in Close-Up (“Strolling”) Magic in 2011, competing against magicians from over 50 countries.  Will has been awarded a “Star of Magic” by the National Theater in Washington, D.C., and has been featured as a guest performer for over 10 consecutive years at the world renowned Magic Castle, in Hollywood, California.

Primarily a corporate entertainer, Will performs nationally for Fortune 500 companies including Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Goldman Sachs, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Dun & Bradstreet and dozens more. He performs strolling magic and stand-up comedy magic at dinners and banquets, as well as providing booth entertainment at industry trade shows.  His company, Team Magic, Inc., provides magically-themed team building programs for the same clientele.

In addition to private magic coaching, Will has also taught over 2,000 students (ages 7-18) the art of magic, mainly in summer camp settings, over the course of 20 years.  He is currently a staff teacher/counselor and lecturer at the world’s most prestigious magic camp for children ages 8 to 18, Tannens Magic Camp, held at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, PA.  Another acclaimed camp, the Summit NJ FLASH summer arts program, employed Will as their magic instructor for 6 years in what became their most popular class.

Will has a passion for magic, community service, and teaching, and in 2016 helped launch “Magical Healing,” a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, where he serves as Vice President. Magical Healing has a unique and magical vision:  “To empower our youth to perform the timeless art of magic to entertain veterans, hospitalized children, seniors and struggling families.  The young magicians experience themselves as people who make a powerful difference, uplifting everyone they touch with magic, wonderment and joy.”  The Magical Healing program is a 6 week course, culminating with 8 young magicians performing for an audience of seniors, veterans, etc, as noted above.

Please learn more about Will at www.willfern.com, and about Magical Healing, at www.magicalhealing.org.