Georges River Land Trust is thrilled to offer the third annual arts and nature summer camp at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve in Cushing for children ages 7-12. This year we are introducing one week especially for teens ages 13-17. In the spirit of renowned local artist Bernard Langlais, children will be natural artists and explorers while enjoying the glorious setting of the 90-acre Langlais Sculpture Preserve.
Summer Camp Registration for 2020 is now open! Questions? Please call the Georges River Land Trust at 207-594-5166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
9AM to 3PM $180/week AGES 7-12
Scholarships Available: Email email@example.com or phone GRLT at 594-5166 for scholarship application.
June 29 – July 3 – INSECTS, POLLINATORS, AND BEES, Oh My! – Plant a garden with native Maine flowers and plants to attract butterflies, insects, and caterpillars. Explore life cycles, native plants, and the insect world while creating colorful works of art. Led by LEAPS OF IMAGINATION artist Susan Beebe
July 6 -10 – PUPPETS ON PARADE – Enjoy a week of imaginative fun creating lively puppets and stories inspired by the Langlais Preserve. The week will include a puppet show created and scripted by campers for families to come and enjoy on Friday! Led by teaching artist Felicia Cinquegrana
July 13-17 – ORGANIC ARTISTS – Connect with the natural world through the eyes of an artist by creating art from local all-natural materials. Draw with ink made from acorns, make paper and pigments, sketch with charcoal, use birch bark for canvas and more! Led by LEAPS OF IMAGINATION artist Susan Beebe
July 20-24 – TEENS: EXPRESSION THROUGH CREATION – A special week for teens to explore their creative voice through multi-media projects. With inspiration from nature, young artists will discover their expressive power. This week will include a wide range of exposure to artists’ work and the relevance of art and innovation in this pivotal time of planetary change. Led my teaching artist Felicia Cinquegrana
July 27 -31 – MANDALAS! – Discover the magic of mandalas in nature, finding connections between science and art. We’ll create wonderful symmetrical works of art that honor this sacred design. Led by teaching artist Nina Devenney
August 3-7 – BLUE PLANET – A week of adventurous creativity, deepening the understanding of our role as stewards of our planet. We’ll explore the changing landscape of the Earth, and create works of art to illustrate the power of art and the importance of children’s voices. Led by teaching artist Nina Devenney
August 10-14 – BLACKIE INSPIRED SCULPTURE – Throughout this week of immersion in Bernard Langlais’ sculptures, campers will create 3-D art with natural materials, whimsical ideas, and inspiration from the art and landscape at the Sculpture Preserve. Led by teaching artist Felicia Cinquegrana
Please check this page again for updates on this year’s camps.