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Camp Weird (and Wonderful!)

Camp Weird (and Wonderful!)

(Week 1) July 19-23 SOLD OUT
(Week 2) July 26-30 SOLD OUT
Register (Week 3) Aug 2-6 (Ages 7-12)SOLD OUT  Register (Week 4) Aug 9-13 (Ages 11-14) SOLD OUT

We invite you to come explore the boundless creativity and endless discovery that is art! Whether we’re experimenting with new mediums, or inventing creative new methods for old ones, we aim to look at everything in wondrous new ways.

Camp Weird is an Art Camp with the goal of fostering curiosity, welcoming discovery, and doing so with intention. We’ll guide students through a variety of project-based lessons utilizing a full assortment of artistic mediums, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media and more. Geared toward hands-on visual art creation and exploration, Camp Weird wonders and wanders fearlessly bumping into the scientific, dabbling in dance and movement, or sampling music and poetry– whatever engages our creativity in the moment. Leave your expectations at the door and welcome curiosity.

Both group work and individual art-making activities will be undertaken as we have fun together, learn, and let our creativity flow like paint! Attend one or two weeks, projects won’t repeat.

Dates:
Week 1: July 19 – 23 SOLD OUT
Week 2: July 26 – 30 SOLD OUT
Week 3: August 2-6 SOLD OUT
Week 4: August 9-13 SOLD OUT
Time: 9am – noon
Ages: Weeks 1-3 (7-12 yrs old) & Week 4 (11-14 yrs old)
Price: $250 / week

Registration Limited to 8 campers
Parents will need to complete the following forms in advance of the 1st day of camp: emergency contact, camper allergy, photo release & waiver

Sample Projects and Gallery Exhibits:

“Nothing Is As It Seems” – group sculpture
Campers select and bring to camp the “most boring, ordinary” object from home, and create something wonderful. The campers, themselves, will be tasked with determining which item brought in is “the most boring”, but then on close inspection (and maybe some introspection) will reveal that none of the objects is boring, or ordinary.

Campers may be asked to take 15 – 20 different photos of their items. Taking multiple photos of the same, ordinary object is a great way to learn to pay close attention, and to force you (and others) to see that object in different ways. Campers may be asked to write down what’s interesting about each object in a postcard From there, Campers will work together to combine the objects in a sculptural piece – to create something they deem interesting, that challenges viewers to see things as the infinitely fascinating marvels they are. “Nothing Is As It Seems” is the 1st piece encountered when entering the Gallery Exhibit. Sculpture. What’s interesting about a pile of everyday junk? If our guest gets stumped, the children’s ‘discovery postcards’ will be hanging nearby to help.

“A Mess of Feelings” – carving and poured resin
What are you feeling right now? Where do you feel it in your body? Does it have a color or shape or size? Does it affect the people or events around you? In this activity, we’ll be using our emotions to inform our design and create a poured resin sculpture.

“Where Are You, Now?” – individual and collaborative paper sculpture, 3D self-portraits
Who are we? A self-portrait isn’t just a reflection of our physical appearance, it’s an opportunity to tell a story about who we are, where and how we want to focus attention; ours and others to think differently about who we are.  “Where Are You, Now?” brings us into the current moment, and demonstrates that it is endlessly full of wonders and opportunities.

 

About Cherie Lee:
Cherie Lee is a self-taught, Philadelphia-born artist, who utilizes high speed rotary equipment to reduce genuine Ostrich Eggshells to small-scale, subtractive-sculpture commentaries appreciating, and testing, the limits of faculty and frailty. Whether her subject matter be ecological, sociological or anthropological, she unites substance and subject, gingerly evoking one basic concept: what you have is fragile, no matter it’s strength. Having grown up suburban-poor, her earliest materials were found objects in nature and readily available household items, predominantly paper. These early works resulted most often in two distinct forms: elaborate dimensional paper sculptures that are white-on-white plays of light and shadow, or intricately detailed, flat black paper-cuts. Both styles notable for what they lack, or what’s been taken away; a concept she hopes might foster a more solid appreciation for what is there.

Shortly after recognizing the humble chicken egg as a perfect 4-dimensional ‘canvas’, one of her first pieces was admitted to the United States White House Permanent Collection. By 2018, she acquired the tools necessary that would allow her to focus solely on her preferred medium, the thick and sturdy ostrich eggshell. Her current body of work explores how much can be taken away from something, be it natural, man-made or conceptual, without removing it’s integrity. “However,” she cautions, “if the strength of an eggshell allows me to push it to it’s furthest limits, it’s fragility reminds me not to.”

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Steffi Nossen Summer Dance Camp 2020 at Bethany Arts Community

Steffi Nossen Summer Dance Camp 2020 at Bethany Arts Community

Steffi Nossen Summer Dance Camp at Bethany Arts Community in Ossining, NY for students in 1st-5th grade.

Steffi Nossen’s 1-Week Dance Camp offers technique classes in Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Musical theater. Dancers will also learn Dance History and Composition, choreographing their own dances working in a small intimate group, building communication skills and self-assurance. A Summer Camp Experience you do not want your child to miss! Showing on the last Friday showcasing all of their work throughout the camp. No previous experience required.

Rising Grades 1st-5th

Week 1: August 3rd – 7th
Week 2: August 10th – 14th
Monday-Friday | 9:00am-3:30pm

Tuition: $550 one week or $1,000 two weeks

The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry by Theater O

The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry by Theater O

Housed on the beautiful Bethany Arts Community Campus in Ossining, NY, The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry is open to muggles ages 8-14. Staffed by Theater O, the camp explores the magical world through theater, art, music, puppetry, storytelling, games and more.

This creative program will run for four weeks, July 8- August 2. It is for fans of The Boy Who Lived as well as all things fantastical and magical! Campers are sorted into houses, participate in a House Cup Competition complete with Tri-Wizard Challenges in the Forbidden Forest, daily quidditch matches (and, of course, a Quidditch Cup!) all with an artistic bent.

Attend one, two, three or all four weeks.

Week 1: July 8 – 12
Week 2: July 15 – 19
Week 3: July 22 – 26
Week 4: July 29 – August 2

$550 for one week
10% off each additional week
10% Sibling Discount

REGISTER
The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry by Theater O

The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry by Theater O

REGISTER

Housed on the beautiful Bethany Arts Community Campus in Ossining, NY, The Camp of Witchcraft and Wizardry is open to muggles ages 8-14. Staffed by Theater O, the camp explores the magical world through theater, art, music, puppetry, storytelling, games and more.

This creative program will run for four weeks, July 8- August 2. It is for fans of The Boy Who Lived as well as all things fantastical and magical! Campers are sorted into houses, participate in a House Cup Competition complete with Tri-Wizard Challenges in the Forbidden Forest, daily quidditch matches (and, of course, a Quidditch Cup!) all with an artistic bent.

Attend one, two, three or all four weeks.

Week 1: July 8 – 12
Week 2: July 15 – 19
Week 3: July 22 – 26
Week 4: July 29 – August 2

$550 for one week
10% off each additional week
10% Sibling Discount

Scribble Art Workshop – Back to School in Style | DIY School Supplies – Week 3

Scribble Art Workshop – Back to School in Style | DIY School Supplies – Week 3

Scribbler Summer Camp – Week 3 (August 27th-31st)

Back to School in Style | DIY School Supplies

What is the best way to kick those end of summer blues? How about making your own Back-to-School supplies?! Artists will spend the week creating unique and beautiful school supplies. From printing your own backpack design to painting your binders and molding your own erasers! We will end our week by inviting our families to our “Back to School” Fashion Show!

Quick Facts
Ages K-5th grade
9am-3pm M-F *early drop off at 8:30am & late pick up at 3:30pm available
Teacher: Artist ratio of 1:8

PRICING
$500/week
3 weeks: 5% discount
Use code BAC3WEEKSCAMPER2018

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REFUND POLICY
FULL REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN UP TO 6 WEEKS BEFORE THE START OF CAMP 7/2/2018. AFTER 7/2/2018, SCRIBBLE WILL RETAIN 50% OF THE TOTAL DUE. AFTER 7/16/2018, THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS (100% OF THE TOTAL WILL BE DUE IF USING A PAYMENT PLAN).

WEEKS CAN BE SWITCHED DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY. NO CREDITS WILL BE ISSUED FOR OTHER PROGRAMMING.

REDUCTION IN WEEKS IS TREATED AS A CANCELLATION AND MULTIPLE WEEK DISCOUNT COULD BE REVOKED.

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