Maker Camp 2017

Five weeks of summertime Maker fun for rising 3rd-6th grade children. Small class sizes and experienced instructors to help your child's creativity flourish! Morning and afternoon courses are designed to complement one another and create a full day of engaging, inventive play. Check out our weekly themes and then visit our General Info page for more details.

WEEK ONE: June 26-30, 2017 From Puppet to Script

Morning Session (9am - Noon): Puppet Making

Make spoon puppets, shadow puppets, papier mache puppets and more

Afternoon Session (1pm - 4pm): Script Writing

Capture great story ideas in script form. For those attending AM and PM, write a script for your puppets to perform.

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WEEK TWO: July 10 - 14, 2017 Making and Un-Making

Morning Session (9am - Noon): Un-Making Machines

Take apart discarded machines and appliances to discover what’s inside! Make new inventions from the parts. Safety goggles provided.

Afternoon Session (1pm - 4pm): Big, Messy Makertime

Make slime, oobleck, homemade play dough, erupting volcanoes, and soda explosions. All the art and science that’s too big and messy to make at home.

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WEEK THREE: July 17 - 21, 2017 Self Portraits in Pictures and Words

WEEK THREE: July 17 - 21, 2017 Self Portraits in Pictures and Words

Morning Session (9am - Noon): Mixed Media Self Portraits-

Use paint, pastel, collage and more to capture your own image.

Afternoon Session (1pm - 4pm): Art Journaling

Creative self expression through 2-D art and words. Students will create a one of a kind journal to keep and practice writing for self-expression.

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WEEK FOUR: July 24- 28, 2017 DIY PARTY!

WEEK FOUR: July 24- 28, 2017 DIY PARTY!

Morning Session (9am - Noon): Intro to Sewing and Sewn Circuits-

Learn the basics of construction in fabric then use those skills to make sewn circuit projects .

Afternoon Session (1pm - 4pm): Hack Your Wardrobe

Learn basic DIY skills to transform ordinary clothes into unique expressions of your personality. For all genders!

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WEEK FIVE: July 31 - August 4, 2017 Make An Animal - Be An Animal

WEEK FIVE: July 31 - August 4, 2017 Make An Animal - Be An Animal

Morning Session (9am - Noon): Make An Animal

Use papier mache to construct a model of a favorite animal.

Afternoon Session (1pm - 4pm): Be An Animal

Make wearable wings, claws, beaks, talons, and masks using a variety of materials and transform yourself.

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