BLACK HOUND CLAY STUDIO SUMMER CLAY CAMP 2018

 

In this fun and intensive summer art camp, we will explore all that ceramics has to offer, including handbuilding, tile making, mosaics and mixed media. Taught by an experienced clay teacher, small classes  mean campers gets individualized, one on one attention for their art projects. BH camp is for ages 7 through 12, and no clay experience is required! Each session features unique projects and themes.

$350 per camper per session.

SESSIONS:

Session 1: JUly 9-13

Session 2: July 16-20

9 AM - 4 PM each day

TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER CLAY CAMP, CLICK HERE!


SAMPLE DAILY CAMP SCHEDULE

9-9:30 AM : Camper arrival, free drawing warm up

9:30-11 AM: Handbuilding project

11 AM - 12 PM: Lunch and Recess on the Black Hound Patio or field trip to nearby Cedar Park Playground

12 - 1:30 PM: Tile and Mosaic projects

1:30 - 2 PM: Snack break on the Black Hound Patio

2 - 3:30 PM: Mixed media projects

3:30 - 4 PM: Clean up and free drawing, Camper pick up (on Fridays this time slot will be the art party!)


TUITION DISCOUNTS:

MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS: two merit-based scholarships comprising 50% of tuition are available for each camp session for campers residing in West and Southwest Philadelphia.  For an application, please email Bethany at blackhoundclay@gmail.com. Scholarship applications must be received by May 1st for consideration.

MULTIPLE SESSION DISCOUNT: if signing up a camper for more than one session, please use the discount code MULTIPLE to receive 10% off all sessions.

SIBLING DISCOUNT: if signing up two or more campers from the same immediate family, please use discount code SIBLINGS to receive 10% all sessions.


BEFORE AND AFTER CARE:

Before Care (8-9 am) is available each day for $10 per camper.

After Care (4-5 pm) is available each day for $10 per camper.

After care campers will be provided with a snack.

Please register for Before and After Care when you register for camp sessions.


LUNCH:

Campers must be a bring a bagged lunch and one afternoon snack each day of camp.

Black Hound Clay Camp is a peanut and tree nut-free camp.

After care campers will be provided with a snack.


RECESS ON THE BLACK HOUND PATIO:

Recess and snack times are held on Black Hound's 20x85 foot fully concreted and fully gated patio. Great for games, chalk drawing and picnicing in the sunshine.


ART PARTY:

At the end of each camp week, Black Hound Summer Clay Camp invites friends, parents, guardians and siblings of campers to a party celebrating the art they made that week. The Art Party takes place from 3:30-4 on Friday of the camp week. Light refreshments are provided. 


CAMP INSTRUCTORS:

Bethany Rusen is the founder and owner of Black Hound Clay Studio, and is the primary instructor for all sessions of summer clay camp. Bethany has 20 years' experience of teaching clay to kids and adults of all ages, levels and abilities, and has taught extensively at various community art centers in the Philadelphia metro area. Bethany has all current PA clearances and is certified in CPR.


CAMP POLICIES

PAYMENT:

Payment must be made at the time of registration in order to secure your child's spot at camp. Payment can be made via our web store.

Installment payment plans are available, please email blackhoundclay@gmail.com for more information.

REFUNDS:

Withdrawing before May 15: 100% refund less a 10% processing fee

Withdrawing between May 15-June 15: 50% refund

Withdrawing after July 15: no refund.

EMERGENCY FORMS:

Upon registration, you will be emailed an emergency form. Emergency forms must be completed for each camper. You can email the form to blackhoundclay@gmail.com or bring it with you on the first day of camp.

CLOTHING and FOOTWEAR:

Campers must wear clothing that can get dirty and closed toe shoes. No flip flops please!

PARKING and DROP OFF:

Guardians must park and walk campers into the front door of the studio each day and check their camper in with the teacher. No drop offs are permitted. Parking is easily available on 50th street in front of the studio. If your camper is walking alone to camp from their house, please indicate this on the form. 

STUDIO TOURS:

Black Hound Clay Studio is brand new! We just opened in September 2016. If you and your prospective camper would like a tour of the studio, please email Bethany at blackhoundclay@gmail.com to set up a time. We will also be having an open house on Sunday April 8 from 1-4 pm!