Have Fun Learning New Art Skills at Day Camp

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Maplewood Country Day Camp & Enrichment Center in Easton Ma is a fun and exciting place for preschool to 9th grade kids. Their mission is to create a warm, welcoming, creative environment year ‘round that makes everyone feel like family. With caring counselors and specialists, children are guided as they take on new challenges in every step of the way. For further information visit: http://www.maplewoodyearround.com/

150 Foundry St. (Route 106)
PO Box 88 (Mailing)
South Easton, MA 02375
Email: info@maplewoodyearround.com
Telephone: (508) 238-2387
FAX: (508) 238-1154

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Have Fun Learning New Art Skills at Day Camp

  1. 1. Summer day camp not only gets kids out running and swimming in the sunshine, it also lets them unleash their artistic creativity in so many ways.
  2. 2. From nature collages to friendship bracelets, hand-made musical instruments and wearable art, kids’ day camp offers a lively mix of artistic endeavors.
  3. 3. Brilliant paints, vivid markers, colored clays and all the amazing treasures of the woods and fields provide so many ways to have fun creating masterpieces and memorabilia at summer day camp.
  4. 4. Painting, pottery, ceramics and 3-D art are all camp favorites …
  5. 5. … and kids in day camp love delving into piles of canvas, clay, crayons, paper mache stencils and feathers to fashion their own unique and exciting artwork.
  6. 6. With lots of free time to just relax and let their imaginations run wild, kids love to paint, draw and just mess around with colors, designs and materials.
  7. 7. Well-trained camp counselors have an amazing variety of clever crafts ready to go, along with big doses of encouragement.
  8. 8. Confidence, creativity, group co-operation and a sense of the fun of the creative process itself makes art projects at camp especially enjoyable for kids.
  9. 9. Be sure to send them in old clothes on art project days, perfect for enjoying a messy, magnificent day of making masterpieces.
  10. 10. Nature’s treasures offer plenty of artistic inspiration for everything from collages to wind chimes and seashell castings;
  11. 11. … of course a big part of the fun is scouring the woods, fields and beaches for pine cones, acorns, leaves and berries.
  12. 12. Projects like nature panoramas, personalized memory boxes, feathered dream-catchers, bird-feeders and seed mosaics all encourage an appreciation and love of the mysterious and wonderful natural world.
  13. 13. After a rambling nature walk, kids can sit down together and create bright leaf stamp paintings, acorn people, pressed flowers, leaf rubbings or painted rock paperweights.
  14. 14. In addition, using materials like braided plastic bags to create jump ropes or necklaces also provides an important hands-on lesson in recycling and the importance of going green.
  15. 15. Wearable art is a big hit at summer day camp.
  16. 16. Not only is it fun to make your own funky, colorful attire, but these T-shirts and bracelets serve as happy reminders of long summer days with friends.
  17. 17. Personalized camp T-shirts can range from tie-die to make-your-own-cartoon and nature-themed stencil designs, and attire decorated with fellow campers’ names and/or handprints are big favorites.
  18. 18. Whether a brightly-hued friendship bracelet, stenciled baseball cap, colorful beach bag or intricate lanyard necklace, wearable art often becomes a treasured keepsake of happy camping days.
  19. 19. A cool mix of visual arts and theater, creating sock puppets and simple marionettes …
  20. 20. … encourage kids to have fun creating colorful characters and dialogue.
  21. 21. Some camps incorporate theater by letting campers write and perform skits using their own funky creations.
  22. 22. Campers get to design and build the puppet theater, make up a story and write their own dialogue; they can even create simple musical instruments to accompany the show.
  23. 23. Hand-made masks are another perennial favorite, and kids can let their creative urges loose making funny, scary or just plain silly designs.
  24. 24. Summer camp is a special place where kids can try all kinds of new activities, from sports to crafts and nature activities.
  25. 25. In the process of having fun playing games and creating art with their fellow campers, they just may discover a little more about who they are and who they want to be.
  26. 26. Day camp will always be a summer staple.
  27. 27. Organized strategy incorporating fun and education makes a great summer day camp program, and is all the camp your child needs this year and every summer.
  28. 28. At Maplewood Country Day Camp parents will find programs for all ages.
  29. 29. Whether 3 or 14, each camper will feel supported and included.
  30. 30. www.maplewoodyearround.com
  31. 31. Maplewood Country Day and Enrichment Center 150 Foundry St. (Route 106) PO Box 88 (Mailing) South Easton, MA 02375 Email: info@maplewoodyearround.com Telephone: (508) 238-2387 FAX: (508) 238-1154

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