Art & Nature Camp

Camp Type: Other...
Camp Code: 3539
Course Description:

Welcome to the Arts Workshop Summer Day Camps at Whittemore!
Each week in July, campers enjoy a wide range of nature based activities that foster the creative process.
Campers will be outside every day exploring 180-acre estate. They will create works of art from natural materials and explore science & wilderness activities inspired by nature. The experienced staff and weekly special guests will enhance their understanding and appreciation for the beauty of the outdoors.

Nature Summer camps July 13-31 Monday-Friday.
Full day (9am-3pm) and half Day (9am-1:00pm)

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Week II July 20-24 Art & Nature

Paint, draw, print & sculpt using natural objects by creating art from natural materials. Art activities draw inspiration from our daily hikes into the wild.

Week III July 27-31 collecting to Learn

This week is all about collecting different types of nature that inhabit Whittemore' s wildlife. Explore different natural collections each day; insects, rocks, leaves, flowers & photos. Campers will get to have fun discovering our natural world through games, catch, release & observation.

Sample of daily camp Schedule:
Includes regularly scheduled snack,lunch and water breaks.
-9:00-9:30 Check in - Mindfulness/breathing/wellness
-9:30-10:45 - Nature exploration/Art/Science
-10:45-11 - SNACK & STRETCH
-11:00-12:15 - Nature exploration/Art/Science
-12:15-1:00-LUNCH - FREE PLAY
-1:00--1:45 - Demonstrations/Guests (Art-Gardening-Geocaching ect...)
-1:45-2:45 - Selected afternoon activities may include: Group
Mural/Survival/Outdoor exploration/Group games
Weekly events and guests at Whittemore Camps include:
2x each week - Photographer Tom Gunia
1x each week - 411 rescue Squad visit
1x each week - Recycling day- conservation projects
1x each week - Organic gardening & eating

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