Art in the Wild is a Summer Art Camp for all kids ages 3 – 12 with community service volunteer opportunities for ages 13 to 18 presented by Confluence Gallery. Each week explores the natural world through art making, providing an enriching art camp experience that is accessible for any child in the Methow Valley. This FUN Summer Arts camp is presented by Confluence Gallery under the direction of art therapist Michele Koger,MA, LMT, ATR.
The 2019 camp curriculum include print making/paper arts, fiber arts, field journaling, photography and nature drawing. Local teaching artists and environmental educators will guide students through a curriculum using repurposed and upcycled resources and materials found in nature reinforcing creativity and resourcefulness while building social skills and creative life skills thru hands-on art education combined with environmental education.
Here are our fun-filled weeks!
Week 1: Weaving, braiding, twisting, tying
Teacher: Sara Ashford
Week 2: Nature journaling, drawing, and photography
Teacher: Mary Kiesau
Week 3: Print, Print, Print
Teacher: Laura Gunnip
Week 4: Felting: puppets and beyond
Teacher: Amanda Baker
New this year! Early Child Summer Arts Program
Early Child Summer Arts Program; Where children can experience the wonder of childhood. Activities include: Imagination, Creative Art Making, Movement, Circle Time Games, Play, Singing,Music, Storytelling, Puppetry, Nature.
The summer camp for the young child program provides a healthy rhythm that offers enrichment to support the child’s senses through experiencing a wide variety of the arts, enhancing social relations, and establishing wonder for the natural world.
Lesa Sevin is a working artist with over 30 years of early childhood education experience. She has teaching credentials as an Art Educator, Waldorf Teacher, and Early Childhood Educator.
Join your friends in Twisp next summer for ART in the Wild!
Registration materials available April 8th @ Confluence Gallery
Dates: Monday – Friday, July 8 – August 2, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Methow Valley Community School in Twisp, WA
Cost:Ages 3, 4, 5 $225 per week; Ages 6-12 $175, includes supplies (FULLY subsidized tuition available; Early drop off and late pick up available for $10 per hour/per child)Early Drop Off, Late Pick up Application and if you would like your early childhood age-child to join us, download our Summer Camp Early childhood Registration Form
Volunteer: FREE for student volunteers ages 13-18, community service hours granted. Summer Camp Student Volunteer Registration Form 2019
Registration: Opens April 8th SummerCamp Registration Form 2019 and download the Summer Camp 2019 Parent permission form
Art in the Wild is an arts enrichment program offered to Methow Valley youth to provide a quality summer program regardless of economic status. Please consider a donation to support this vital resource for our local families.