At Kids in the Woods Camp, youth 7-11 learn about their relationship to the natural environment. Through hands-on arts activities children use both artistic and scientific skills to observe, identify and understand natural materials and processes.
Campers will explore clay, bugs, drawing, collage, leaves, sculpture, journaling, waterways, poetry, storytelling, movement, plants, music, and more!
Kids in the Woods Camp features guests artists and scientists, providing deeper dives into subject matter.
The camp runs Monday - Friday, 9am-3pm, June 20 - July 1. Cost is $600 for the full two weeks.
Collecting and studying insects
Ornithological choose-your-own-adventure games in the meadow
Learning how to identify trees and other plants with our staff botanist
Daily nature walks in the woods and on the levee
Writing, building sets, creating costumes, and performing their own plays
Creating poems inspired by local ecology
Making puppets of woodland creatures for a puppet show they write themselves
Sculpting clay houses for bugs and frogs
Constructing a colorful cardboard forest
Creating mosaics out of seeds and sand
Documenting their camp experience in a handmade journal
Drawing, painting, sewing, sculpture and more!