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Summer Art & Craft Camp at Pocosin Arts

2020

Summer Art Camp 2020 features five extraordinary at-home camps, led by professional artists, chefs, and more! Camps include access to a YouTube video with the instructor, a camp kit containing a written instructional booklet, materials, and tools specific to each camp. Participants must register by the deadline and may pick up their camp kits at Pocosin Arts or select to receive them by mail. At the end of the five weeks, campers can participate in an online show of their projects! 

Need a computer to watch the videos?
Pocosin Arts has computers to loan to Tyrrell County campers. Please call us at 252-796-2787 or email [email protected] if you need to borrow a computer to participate in the camp.

Kitchen Science | Ages 6-18 - Must Register by June 29

Get cooking with Kitchen Science! Students will learn about food preparation and fundamental cooking techniques by professional chef, Kelly Burton. Students will receive a chef’s hat, apron, and cooking utensils. A written activity book and video will guide students through the course. Parental guidance suggested

Pocosin Arts camp kit

Inside the Kit:

  • Written instructions from professional chef, Kelly Burton, with yummy recipes, techniques and fill-in-the blank activities
  • Cooking tools, a chef’s hat and apron
  • Access to a YouTube video to follow along (or a USB drive if internet access is not available) for kids to complete at their own pace
  • Perishable food items are not included in the kit
  • Summer Camp limited edition t-shirt
  •  Camp kits can be picked up at Pocosin Arts or you may select to receive them by mail.  Expect kit delivery within ten days after June 29, 2020.

Clay Play at Home | Ages 6-18 - July 3

Discover ceramics at home and learn sculpting basics with educator and ceramicist Rachel Breitinger. Students will receive all necessary and non-toxic materials to learn how to sculpt objects out of clay using a subtractive method. Materials, instruction an activity book, and videos are included. Parental guidance suggested.

Pocosin Arts camp kit

Inside the Kit:

  • Written instruction from ceramic artist Rachel Breitinger
  • All materials needed; non-toxic air-dry clay, kid safe plaster, carving block, implement
  • Access to a YouTube video to follow along (or a USB drive if internet access is not available) for kids to complete at their own pace
  • Summer Camp limited edition t-shirt
  •  Camp kits can be picked up at Pocosin Arts or you may select to receive them by mail.  Expect kit delivery within ten days after July 3, 2020.

Crafts & Agriculture | Ages 6-18 - Must Register by July 20

Hone your skills outside and learn how to use agricultural products to create traditional crafts. Campers will learn about historical and current crafted items that are tied to agriculture. Campers will receive materials to make these crafts from camp partner Island Farm. Video and written instruction demonstrations are included. Parental guidance suggested.

Pocosin Arts camp kit

Inside the Kit:

  • Written instruction and historical lessons from Island Farm
  • Sheep’s wool to learn how to felt
  • Native seeds with cultivating directions
  • Dried gourds for painting
  • Access to a YouTube video to follow along (or a USB drive if internet access is not available) for kids to complete at their own pace
  • Summer Camp limited edition t-shirt
  •  Camp kits can be picked up at Pocosin Arts or you may select to receive them by mail.  Expect kit delivery within ten days after July 20, 2020.

Around the World with Music | Ages 9-18 - Must Register by July 27

Around the World with Music will introduce students to the diverse world of music and culturally based instruments! Students will receive camp kits with instructions on how to create their very own instruments along with a written and video music component. Parental guidance suggested 

Pocosin Arts camp kit

Inside the Kit:

  • Written instruction from music teacher Sue Swain including instrument making instructions and music lesson plans with fill-in-the-blank activities
  • Supplies to make instruments
  • Access to a YouTube video to follow along (or a USB drive if internet access is not available) for kids to complete at their own pace
  • Summer Camp limited edition t-shirt
  •  Camp kits can be picked up at Pocosin Arts or you may select to receive them by mail.  Expect kit delivery within ten days after July 27, 2020.

The Art & Science of Pop-up Cards | Ages 6-18 - Must Register by July 31

Learn about three-dimensional design and make pop-up cards with paper engineer Shawn Sheehy. Pop-ups leaping from between the pages of a book are magical. But it usually all comes down to just simple-but-clever folding and gluing. Campers will start with very basic structures, and explore the tools and materials that all paper engineers use. By the end of the week you will be making some really cool pops, including things that get BIG and things that MOVE. Parental guidance suggested.

Pocosin Arts camp kit

Inside the Kit:

  • Written instruction and templates from paper artist Shawn Sheehy
  • All needed materials, non-toxic glue, paper, ruler, safety scissors
  • Access to a YouTube video to follow along (or a USB drive if internet access is not available) for kids to complete at their own pace
  • Summer Camp limited edition t-shirt
  •  Camp kits can be picked up at Pocosin Arts or you may select to receive them by mail.  Expect kit delivery within ten days after July 31, 2020