Enjoy a week of creative writing with genres of your choice, including a one-act play, short stories, poetry, and creative essays. Each day will include writing games, journaling, a mini-lesson, and time for writing and guided revision in workshop format.
You will be instructed on descriptive writing technique and will read excerpts from thought provoking literature providing you with examples of outstanding creative voice. You will write nature poetry on location in the RPCS Backwoods, while studying Robert Frost and other nature poets. The week will also include a fieldtrip to the Baltimore Museum of Art where campers will spend time in the sculpture garden, inspired by art, writing, just as many famous writers have done. The week will culminate in a production of a personalized portfolio of writing gems.
NOTE: Please bring a lunch on Thursday. Camp concludes at 2:00 PM on 8/10.
Whether you are an aspiring fashion designer or a creative camper looking for new skills, immerse yourself in the wonderful world of machine sewing! Designed with older campers in mind, this program is all about choice and creative expression.
Campers will be taught how to read and use a wide variety of Simplicity Creative Group patterns as well as pick projects from our favorite book “Sewing In A Straight Line” by Brett Bara. In addition to a catalog of over 20 patterns, campers get to choose from dozens and dozens of bolts of tempting fabrics to bring individual style and flare to every creation. Campers will produce a Fashion Show on the last day of camp.
Indulge yourself in a week of writing! During this camp, you will receive instruction on mechanics, content, organization and techniques for writing a variety of genres. Each day will feature group instruction using models from literature, time for individual writing, one-on-one teacher/student guidance, and feedback in workshop format.
Campers will begin each day with engaging writing games and exercises, and will use the RPCS Backwoods for picnic snacks and nature writing. The camp will also include a fieldtrip the Baltimore Museum of Art to write poetry about the artwork and to enjoy lunch in the sculpture garden. By the end of the week, campers will have a wonderful portfolio of their own creative writing and journals.
NOTE: Please bring a lunch on Thursday. Camp concludes at 2:00 PM on 8/3.
Fairies dance! Fairies play! Fairies explore! Each day campers will dream up fairy stories to perform and enjoy a scrumptious fairy snack. You will dabble in fairy crafts and use your imagination. No fairy is complete without magic wings, a wand, plus fantastic fairy face and hair paint at the end of the week! Join your friends in the fairy world as you celebrate the power of imagination and creativity.
Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of needle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects.
Our goal is to teach useful skills such as, hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight.