Each day the campers will explore nature and spend some time journaling and drawing in advance of settling into their day’s creations.
Most weeks build on each other so please consider enrolling your kids in successive weeks.
Wire Wrapping July 8-12. Wire wrapping with semi-precious stones. Each piece will reflect nature as we use only natural semi-precious stones. Learn to wire wrap with precision! Semi-precious stones and professional jewelry making tools are used to create the most beautiful pieces of jewelry. Campers will not only learn how to create perfect wire wraps, they will also learn how to free form wire around a larger stone.
Bead Weaving July 15-19. Campers will choose colors that reflect the seasons. Campers can also choose to create bracelets with cord or leather and semi precious stones using a different type of weaving technique.
Seed Bead Weaving July 22-26. Campers will learn a technique that has been used for hundreds of years to create beautiful jewelry and ceremonial pieces in many cultures. Campers will learn how to make the earrings shown but can easily create bracelets and necklaces or even belts, once the technique is learned.
Micro Macrame July 29-Aug 2. Campers will create leaf-like designs in nature's colors using environmentally friendly cord. Campers will learn how to use colorful cord to create beautiful patterns, accented with stones. This technique can be used to create any type of jewelry and the colors can represent a favorite season or flower or even the camper’s school or favorite team colors!
Paper Mache Animal Masks Aug 5-9. Campers will use recycled materials to create fantasy masks of forest animals using recycled materials and paper mache.