& BASIC DESIGN CONCEPTS
LEARN PRACTICAL LIFE SKILLS
in a nature immersion
JUNE 13 - 20
JUNE 20 - 27
book 1 or both weeks
arrive 5pm, depart 11am
Join Coach Val for a week (or two) of creativity camp.
Whether it's your first time away from home or just a new location to explore, you will have a safe and joyful experience
in a glamping setting at Camp Wonder Wander.
Feed your love of creativity.
Engage your senses and problem-solving skills.
This art camp focuses on the principles
and elements of graphic design using
hand craft and fine art aesthetics in
Jumpstart your creative passion
for design and creativity
Choose one week agenda or
stay for two weeks and create even more work!
You will learn the basics of graphic design.
You will learn how to explore and experiment.
You will go outside and use nature as inspiration.
You will try hand craft skills like drawing and collage.
Optional down time activities: board games, pottery, reading, writing
a piece of pottery glazed
a flash card set game with your own box
at least one book (can be abstract) that you design and bind
The best learning happens in active experiential environments that
are safe and conducive to the individual.
Maximum of 12 campers.
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> Icebreaker creative drawing and introductions
>what's your super power? what's your favorite ________<
> Choosing beds and get settled before dinner
> Evening dinner, campfire and plans for the week
discuss Kaper chart and sign up
> tentative - make sit-upon cushions for the week
> Finding your creative MONSTER
using sketch and other techniques to find images like looking at clouds
2 hours of creative play and experimenting
> break and clean up
> make a picnic lunch
> explore the camp, meet the animals, walk to the yurt and river for lunch
> collect natural objects for use later
> afternoon pottery introduction and workshop,
hand building and wheel throwing demo
> cooking lesson - breakfast for dinner
> evening movie or campfire with stories
> Get Messy and Crafty
This creative workshop is interactive and will encourage creative flow.
Expect the unexpected as various restraints or time challenges are given.
> Drawing the animals
Now that you have had an introduction to the camp, we'll spend time
at various stations so you can draw what you
might see from chickens to donkeys to peacocks to bamboo or trees or the river.
> Write a haiku
> Dinner, group prep and participation
> Evening show and tell
How to examine your work and think about the best solutions.
> Pottery part 2.
Make sure it's dry. finishing touches and firing greenware.
> Words and Type
hand lettering, words in objects
practice using the sun to create image on paper with found objects
> Dinner and cooking lesson 2 (dessert)
> More MONSTERS
make selection process and learn basics of digitizing
and print to make a set of cards
> Making patterns
using your gathered material and sketching
create a pattern - digital tools will be shared
> Lunch provided
> Mapping - My MAP book
throughout the day you will draw and complete
multiple elements to include in your book
> Group Dinner
> Evening glazing to complete your pottery
> morning load pottery
> Making books
using materials created from past several days
will construct and assemble at least 2 small books
> Picnic Lunch at the Yurt
> Afternoon PRINTING, CUT and ASSEMBLE
Making an Origami Box and Binding Books
> Group Dinner
> Art/Nature movie and/or campfire
explore design elements of color, texture, shape, and value with collage
> Accordian Book
Transform your images and writing into an artist book
> Pick up Finished pottery
>Break to hang out and pack
>Final Group Dinner
Share best project and Stories around the campfire
pick up between 10 and 11am
If you stay for a second week, you will have a chance to get more advanced
and work on independent projects based on our work together.
I will coach you and you can fix or make more art and design.
*Itinerary subject to change based on any logistical issues including weather.
Kaper participation including feeding animals, collecting eggs, etc will be integrated into the daily routine.