ZINE MAKING
****NEW SESSION ADDED****

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
June 19, 20, 21
6pm – 8:30pm

This class will focus on making handmade mini comic books/zines, and will take place over two half-days. We’ll cover different formats, subject matter, and materials. At the end of the two days, each student will take home their own pocket-sized comic/zine as well as a photocopy of each class member’s zine. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you have tools you like to draw with!

Ages 8+
$95

 

Registration required

CAMP HAS COMPLETED

GLITTERY UNICORN PORTRAITS

Tuesday, June 19
2pm – 4:30pm

Glitter makes everything more magical, so adding it to a unicorn is a natural! Learn how to paint a unicorn on canvas using acrylic paints to give it dimension. Top it off with metallic paint and glitter to really make it sparkle!

Ages 7 and up
$40

 

Registration required.

CAMP HAS COMPLETED

TIE DYE T-SHIRTS

Wednesday, June 20
2pm – 4:30pm

Start the summer off right with a tie dye t-shirt created and designed by you! Learn a variety of folding techniques and experiment with multiple dye colors. All materials and t-shirts provided.

AGES 8 and up
$45

Registration Required

CAMP HAS COMPLETED

MINIATURE CACTUS ROCK GARDEN
Thursday, June 21
2pm – 4:30pm

Spend an afternoon exploring the fun of gardening without the worry of watering. Little green thumbs will pick through our rock nursery and choose some lovely rocks to paint. Then transform them into cacti and succulents using acrylics and paint pens. Finish up by “planting” them in a terracotta pot hand painted by you!

Ages 7 and up
$40

 

Registration required

CAMP HAS COMPLETED

STRING ART

Tuesday, July 17
2pm – 4pm

***THIS CAMP HAS BEEN CANCELLED***

ZINE MAKING
Wednesday & Thursday
July 18 & 19
1pm – 5pm

This class will focus on making handmade mini comic books/zines, and will take place over two half-days. We’ll cover different formats, subject matter, and materials. At the end of the two days, each student will take home their own pocket-sized comic/zine as well as a photocopy of each class member’s zine. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you have tools you like to draw with!

Ages 8+
$95

 

Registration required

WAITLIST FORMING

PDX YOUNG WRITERS CAMP

Monday – Friday

July 30 – August 3
9am – 12:30pm

Youth with a passion for writing are invited to be part of an extraordinary experience of inspiration, guidance, and mentoring at the annual PDX Young Writers Camp

 

PDX Young Writers Camp offers:

– Freedom to write what kids want to write

– Fun, inspiring lessons and activities

– Visits from Oregon authors

– One-on-one feedback sessions with instructors

– A celebration showcase

 

This summer’s guest writers include:

  • Kari Luna, author of The Theory of Everything
  • Eric Kimmel, author of more than 50 children’s books, including Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins and Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock.
  • Emily Whitman, author of Radiant Darkness and Wildwing (and with a new book, The Turning, expected in July)

New this summer, we will offer a publishing track for students interested in getting their work out in the wider world! Sign up soon, as space is limited.

 

Grades 4,5,6 (and any former camper)
$210

 

Registration required

PAINTING:
FOOTPRINTS ON THE BEACH

Tuesday, August 14
2pm – 4:30pm

Beat the heat with a no mess trip to the beach. Paint a cool blue ocean shore with acrylics then dip your feet into sand and make your imprint. Your footprints will be immortalized on the coast without ever washing away.

Ages 7+
$40

 

Registration required

SILK PAINTING
(Replaces Felted Rainbow)

Wednesday, August 15
2pm – 4:30pm
Learn the art of silk painting! We’ll start by drawing our pictures, then use a special pen to apply the resist material. We’ll finish by painting with dyes to create spectacularly bright works of art.

 


Ages 8-Adult
$45
Registration required
 
POM POM PUPPIES
(Replaces Upcycled Fabric Baskets)

Thursday, August 16
2pm – 4:30pm

Create your own fuzzy friends with pom poms you make yourself! It’s easy and fun, plus you’ll get to decorate a miniature doghouse to keep your new pet safe and sound.

Ages 7 and up
$ 40
Registration required