Kids

Artgarten

WHEN
Jun 25 – Aug 3
9 AM – 3 PM

WHERE
Education Pavilions
COST

$350/week or $325/week for 2 or more weeks

AGES
4 – 5

Registration now open! Click here.

Artgarten Sessions 3, 4, 5 FULL (Waitlist)

Artgarten is a special program designed with our youngest artists in mind! Occurring at the same time and place as Camp Omi, Artgarten allows 4 and 5 year olds to explore, create, play, and grow in a developmentally appropriate environment alongside experienced and energetic caregivers. Children must be 4 years old at the time of the program.

All need-based Financial Aid for this program has been allocated.

2018 Camp Dates

Session 1: June 25-June 29
Session 2: July 2-6 (no camp July 4)
Session 3: July 9-13 FULL (Waitlist)
Session 4: July 16-20 FULL (Waitlist)
Session 5: July 23-27 FULL (Waitlist)

Session 6: July 30-August 3

DAILY ARTGARTEN SCHEDULE

9:00-9:30 - Arrival + Morning Meeting
9:30-10:15 - Art Project
10:15-10:35 - Snack
10:35-11:20 - Nature + Discovery
11:20-12:00 - Lunch + Play
12:00-12:35 - Story + Rest
12:35-1:20 - Art Project
1:20-2:20 - Swimming
2:20-2:45 - Snack + Play
2:45-3:00 - Afternoon Meeting

SWIMMING

Swimming occurs everyday (weather permitting) on site in an in-ground pool, enclosed in the backyard of Ledig House. There are no formal swim lessons, just open time where children can play in and out of the water as they wish. Two certified, experienced lifeguards are present at all times. Children are limited to the steps and shallow end of the pool (3ft.) marked by a floating rope. Artgarten staff join children in the water. Feel free to provide your child with any personal floating accessory (e.g. ‘swimmies’, vest) that they feel comfortable with. If your child is a NON-SWIMMER, he/she will join us at the pool where there will be other activities, including a ‘kiddie pool’ or sprinkler monitored by a counselor. Swimming and Aquatics procedures meet the New York State Department of Health Children’s Camp requirements and standards.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cancellations made prior to June 15th are eligible for a full refund. After June 15th, a $100 cancellation fee per each child registered will apply.

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Jun 25 – Aug 3
9 AM – 3 PM

Artgarten

Jun 25 – Aug 3
9 AM – 3 PM
Education Pavilions

Registration now open! Click here.

Artgarten Sessions 3, 4, 5 FULL (Waitlist)

Jun 25 – Aug 3
9 AM – 3 PM

Camp Omi

Jun 25 – Aug 3
9 AM – 3 PM
Education Pavilions

Registration now open! Click here.

Camp Omi Session 3, 4, 5 FULL (Waitlist)
Artgarten Sessions 3, 4, 5 FULL (Waitlist)

Jul 9 – 13
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Arts Labs for Teens / Writing: Out of the Ordinary

Jul 9 – 13
9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Benenson Visitors Center

with Taylor McGill

In this workshop, we will become well-practiced in the habit active noticing. The normal and seemingly mundane things in our environment will become the subjects for extraordinary prose. We will step away from our desks, our writerly solitude, and with a journal in hand we will collect the details of the day by wandering, watching, gathering, communicating, moving, playing, and eavesdropping. In our journals we might scribble, glue torn newspaper, tape gum wrappers, or press flowers. We will perform wild experiments; arranging and collaging and collaborating to generate imaginative writing that engages, extends, and defies the "rules" of various genres including poems, short stories, plays, letters, comics, questions, and more!

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