Warm summer sun inspiring young campers at Tyler Park Center for the Arts newly renovated, fully air-conditioned historic barn space will filter in through picture windows welcoming the natural world into the camper’s creations.
Morning offerings will vary to include a different focus each day in line with our Summer Camp theme for the year. Activities incorporating art history and personal expression will delight imaginative campers. Afternoons Play with clay at Earth Center Pottery. Explore wheel throwing, hand building and glazing in our pottery studio.
Mornings will be lots of fun July 24th -28th in Wearable Art Camp week one with the classic camp favorite, tie-die. Campers design a T shirt as well as design and decorate a unique pair of sneakers with splatter and other paint techniques. Clay will include wheel thrown pottery and memory boxes.
Tracy Delellis is the lead instructor, with Shelbie Reed assisting. Tracey has been creating with kids in multi-media and clay at Tyler Park Center for the Arts for many years and has developed quite a following. Shelbie Reed teaches weekly pottery classes for ages 9-15 at Earth Center Pottery throughout the year.
Cooking, Crafts and Clay August 7th-11th for week two. Explore fun cooking projects including cake pops and pizza rolls. Keeping the theme going, paint a fruit still life on canvas with acrylics, pottery on the wheel and hand-built ice cream and berry bowls. All pottery is high fired stoneware and is food, oven and dishwasher safe.
Rounding out the summer August 21st-25th the theme is Modern Art. Exploration of pattern making on canvas with acrylic paints inspired by modern Japanese Artist Yaoi Kusama, mixed media self portraits based on Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s work. Afternoon pottery on the wheel and abstract sculpture based on Barbara Hepworth.
Registration and more information TylerParkArts.org.
Address: 10 Stable Mill Road, Richboro, PA 18954
Type of camp: day, in person, arts, pottery
Age Range: 8-16
Camp Owner: Tyler Park Center for the Art
Camp Supervisor: Tracy Delellis