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Tarrytown Arts Camp to Offer Architecture for Kids

Tarrytown Arts Camp to Offer Architecture for Kids
The following release is from Tarrytown Arts Camp:

Summer Arts Camp is offering a new 5-day architecture studio, Draw It, Design It, Build It as part of its camp offerings.  For children entering fourth through sixth grades, the studio camp will take place Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25 from 9:15 am to 2 pm at the Morse Elementary School in Sleepy Hollow.

Campers will do a range of fun building projects and neighborhood investigations. They will design their fantasy dream house, a soaring skyscraper, or their very own version of a new Tappan Zee Bridge. The architect educators will lead kids to think big and build big, learning about form, function, structure and materials along the way. In addition, they will learn to use the tools and strategies of architects and designers – all while having a great time!

The camp will be led by educators from the Dobbs Ferry-based ArchForKids, which provides engaging learning experiences grounded in architecture and design. ArchForKids partners with schools, community centers and libraries, and recently served as artist/educator in residence for the Hudson River Museum. Learn more at  www.archforkids.com.

Summer Arts Camp, now in its 13th year, offers a range of camps for children ages 5-14 years, including: a one week theater camp, Open Call Drama Camp, grades 4-6, June 30-July 3, 9:15am-3pm at Washington Irving School in Tarrytown.  Multi Arts Camp, grades K-4, July 7-10, July 14-17 and July 21-24, from 9am-12pm at Morse Elementary School, Sleepy Hollow.  And a Clay Camp for grades 4-6 and 6-8, July 7-11 and July 14-18, 9:15am-2:30pm, in the Sleepy Hollow High School art rooms.

The tuition for Draw It, Design It, Build It is $275. For more information, log onto the Summer Arts Camp website at  www.tarrytownartscamp.com or telephone914.631.0504. 

Camp scholarships have been generously provided by The Rotary Club of the Tarrytowns, Kids Club, parents and community members.  The Youth Employment Counselor Program is supported by The Westchester Community Foundation and The Foundation for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns.

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