I would have liked to have taken some college level art classes this summer as well, but the Memphis College of Art started any class which might have interested me before I moved.
While looking for alternatives, I found Flicker Street Studio, and took the encaustic and wire sculpture workshops.
It's a pain in the ass to get there by bus (What isn't? Memphis Area Transit Authority sucks hardcore) but they are good people, I learned new things, and I had fun.
Here's what I made: