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CREATIVE ARTS CAMPS

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creative arts CAMPS SAMPLE SCHEDULE

8:30-9:00              Arrival
9:00-9:15              Village Huddle
9:20-10:15            Block 1: Specialized Activities
10:20-11:05          Block 2: Specialized Activities
11:20-12:05          Block 3: Lunch
12:20-1:05            Block 4: Specialized Activities
1:20-2:05              Block 5: Boating
2:20-2:50              Block 6: Recreational Swim
2:50-3:20              Block 6: Unit Time
3:25-3:35              All Camp Flag Ceremony
3:35-4:00              Dismissal

 

Art Creations

One Week Sessions
July1-5
July 8-12
July 22-26
August 5-9

​Entering Grades 1 & 2

Your camper's inner artist will be drawn out during a week of arts and craft fun!  Campers will have an opportunity to explore the corners of their imagination as they work on group and individual art projects.  Self-portraits, collages, papier-mache, painting, and more will fill your camper's day with one of a kind art creations!  Campers will enjoy a dip in the pool for recreational swim in addition to visiting one of our traditional camp activity areas each day.

 

Art Explorations

One Week Sessions
July 8-12
July 15-19
July 22-26
July 29-August 2
August 5-9

​Entering Grades 3-6

Our Art Exploration campers will travel with their YMCA counselors to the Hopkinton Cetner for the Arts for an afternoon of art projects!  Campers will explore many different art disciplines such as pastel drawing, acrylic painting, watercolor, clay, and more!  All Art Exploration campers will participate in recreational swim and one traditional camp activity each day.

 

Ceramic Hand Building & Sculpture

One Week Sessions
July 15-19
July 22-26

​Entering Grades 4-6

Campers will create pottery and small sculptures from clay using handbuilding techniques!  They will learn about glazing and creating surgace detail as they make sculptures, masks, creatures, and pottery they can use.  Ceramic campers will participate in recreational swim and one traditional camp activity each day before tracelling to the Hopkinton Center for the Arts every afternoon.

 

Magic Camp

One Week Sessions
July 29-August 2
​Entering Grades 3-6

Brand new this year is our very first Magic Camp!  Magician Pat Farenda will teach our campers sleight of hand and other arts related to magic, including presentational and theatrical skills.  Whether it's a card trick or making something disappear, this week offers a wide variety of fun activities to keep everyone entertained!  At the end of the week, campers will showcase their magical skills for their families and fellow campers in a performance.  Magic Camp campers will participate in one traditional camp activity and recreational swim each day.

 

Movie Making

One Week Sessions
June 24-28          GoPro Flix
June 24-28          Stop Motion Flix
August 12-16      Minecraft Flix
August 12-16      Action Movie Flix 
Entering Grades 4-7

In collaboration with IncrediFlix, we are super exicted to offer new and returning movie making camps this summer!  Each session is designed to offer your camper a creative experience from start to finish.  Campers will work together to write, storyboard, create the action, film, and voice-over their unique and exciting movies!  The movie will be avvailable by download a month after camp ends.  All Movie Making campers will participate in a traditional camp activity and recreational swim each day.

 

Hip Hop 

Two Week Sessions
July 22-August 2, August 5-16
Entering Grades 3-5

Bring your dancing shoes and dance the session away in this fun camp!  Each camper will learn and practice dance concepts, techniques, and moves to today’s Top 40 Hits.  Campers will work on individual and group routines, offering their own ideas to the choreography that will be used in their final Hip Hop performance that they will showcase on the final day of the session for their families and friends to see!

 

Drama

Two Week Sessions
June 24-July 5, July 8-19
Entering Grades 4-8

Lights, camera, action!  Drama Camp is for all budding actors and actresses.  Learn to create a set, write a script, and enhance your acting skills under the guidance of our YMCA camp staff and the talented Joey Talbert, a professional storyteller.  Campers will enhance their craft through improvisation and dramatic games.  At the end of each session families and friends are invited to see their campers perform their original scripts.  Drama campers participate in recreational swim every day.

 

Creative Kitchen

One Week Sessions
Weeks 2-8
Entering Grades 4-7

Your camper will enjoy a week of imagination, adventure, teamwork, and creativity.  Parents with campers who have alleriges are strongly encouraged to call the Camp Director prior to registration.  All Creative Kitchen Campers will participate in one traditional camp activity and recreational swim every day.

 

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