Camp Information

Philosophy

We provide a friendly, supportive and cooperative atmosphere which fosters creativity and self-expression. Campers develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for the heritage and tradition of arts and crafts in society. In addition, we are committed to making sure every camper leaves with a greater sense of how the arts and crafts can enrich their own lives and with memories and skills which will last a lifetime.

Project-based, kid-friendly, hands-on and personalized instruction describe the teaching methods we use at all camps. The younger child will typically try out different skills giving them an overview of all the different activities. Older children are encouraged to learn new skills and master old ones. All skill levels will be accommodated and are welcome at our camps.

We would like to put this disclaimer out to the world: Boys can enjoy, become skilled at and embrace arts and crafts!  Studios arts, ceramics, fiber arts, cooking, sewing and weaving hold great opportunity for both boys and girls to express their creativity, learn useful skills and provide lifelong creative (and relaxing) experiences. Both boys and girls are welcome and are encouraged to attend.

We understand that, along with using good teaching methods, the success of a project can be highly dependent on using appropriate, high quality supplies and equipment. We strive to provide the highest quality, yet economical, supplies and equipment available.

Policies

We honor the need of children to be in a safe, comfortable and nurturing environment. We reserve the right to remove any child who consistently disrupts a camp, class or workshop. No fees will be refunded in this case.

We strive to provide a positive experience for children with various needs whenever possible. However, we do not specialize in serving children with extreme special needs, including children with severe emotional, social or behavioral difficulties. We can provide a better experience for your child if you tell us about special programs your child may be receiving at school. We are happy to discuss, in a strictly confidential manner, any concerns you have about your child’s experience at camp. We believe everyone is better served by carefully evaluating the appropriateness of our camp for your child.