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Art in the Park: Summer Art Camp SESSION ONE–2024

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 21, 2024

Girl painting outdoors

NOTICE: A couple of spaces have opened up for the Art in the Park camp. REGISTER TODAY—see form below!

An additional week was added as this summer— Go HERE to sign up for SESSION TWO (July 8–12).

Register on this page for Camp Week SESSION ONE: (Session ONE is close to SOLD OUT)
Monday through Friday, June 17–21, 2024
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pine Hill Recreation Area, Waynesboro, Pa.

Age: Kids completing grades K – 7
Maximum enrollment: 40 per camp week
Art Show open to artists and family at 3:00 on June 21.

Click here to register for Camp Week SESSION TWO.
Monday through Friday, July 8–12, 2024
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pine Hill Recreation Area, Waynesboro, Pa.

This is our third year offering this one-week art immersion program designed to inspire students to creative expression through visual art.

In an outdoor park setting surrounded by nature, students spend a full week exploring and creating with a variety of mediums and techniques like drawing, painting, sculpture, clay, fiber arts and collage.

The plan is for each student to create two artworks every day! Students will be divided into two age groups. With guidance from professional art educators, each student will complete one project in the morning and another in the afternoon, with a lunch break in between. Working with a wide range of mediums, students will develop and build upon their pre-existing skills to create new artworks.

An Art Show on the last day, June 21 at 3 p.m. allows students to share their work with their families. 

We will provide two snacks a day and have two short recess breaks in the morning and afternoon as well.
Please send a packed lunch, water bottle, sunscreen and bug spray with students each day. 

About the instructors:

• Camp Director Liz Ditch is an award-winning art educator who has taught elementary art for 15 years. She teaches at Rockland Woods Elementary in Washington Co., Md. 

• Assistant Director Rachel Barnhart is an art teacher at Emma K. Doub Elementary in Hagerstown. 

• Art Educator Lexi Shockey is an art teacher in the Chambersburg Area School District.    

Reserve your spot now with the Tickets function below!

Camp Fee: $200 for the full week
*Sibling(s) Fee: $190
*First child is $200. Sibling(s) at discounted price of $190 each.
Payment in full confirms the reservation.

Registration deadline: Monday, June 10.

Cancellation policy:
• Cancellations up to 7 days before the camp begins (on or before June 10)— Refund, minus a $25 processing fee

• Cancellations within 7 days of camp (June 11 or after)—No refund

Underwriting support provided by lead sponsor, Jan Turano. Additional support from the Waynesboro Studio Club.

Thanks also to our Today’s Horizon Fund contributors: The Nora Roberts Foundation; Marge Kiersz; Alma W. Oyer; and the Carolyn Terry Eddy Family: Carolyn, with daughters Connie Fleagle & Kim Larkin. Facility support courtesy of Washington Township.

Please fill out the registration form below.

 

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Organizer

Buttonwood Nature Center–Home of The Institute
Phone
(717) 762-0373

Venue

Pine Hill Recreation Area
12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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