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Watercolor painting of a dinosaur reading a book
Join local art teacher Kristy Lankford as she explores a wide variety of artists and artworks while helping students create their own unique art pieces. Students will focus on a different set of materials and techniques each day of camp. They will leave at the end of the week with a wide variety of finished artworks and a lot of new art making skills. Materials covered include watercolor, clay, acrylic paint, tempera paint, paper mache, and more. 
Students will make art by drawing from life, creating illustrations from their imaginations, building sculptures with clay and other materials, creating mixed media artworks in addition to exploring many other art forms. Students will also learn about a diverse list of artists.  
This is a fun, hands-on camp for elementary aged kids that explores art history, artists, and artworks from around the world. The grades are based on the grade your student is going into in fall 2024. 

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About the Instructor
Kristy Lankford is a local elementary school art teacher. Her work can be found in children's illustrations, custom artworks, fine art paintings, and more. She earned her M.F.A. from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Behavior Policy
Rules, Behavior, and Discipline Policy
Campers will be responsible for following ALL camp rules as listed below:
*Campers must be respectful to other campers, staff, and facilities and equipment at all times.
*Campers must remain in designated camp areas at all times unless escorted by a counselor.
*Campers must stay with their specified counselors at all times.
*Campers must use appropriate language with other campers and staff at all times.
*Campers are only permitted to leave camp when they are signed out by a parent/guardian or other
authorized person.
All children are expected to behave in a proper and respectful manner. We will not tolerate any physical violence, name calling, foul language, destruction of property, or any other behavior deemed inappropriate by the staff. In accordance with the severity and frequency of the behavior, a behavior tracking form may be completed and kept on file. Parents will be notified and receive a copy of any such form. If warranted, the Recreation Department reserves the right to dismiss or suspend any child from the program. No refunds will be given.

Interested in a scholarship for this program? Contact Simsbury Social Services at 860-658-3283.

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K-2nd Grade Camp 
N/A K - 2 MTuWThF  06/24/2024 - 06/28/2024
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Apple Barn, 60 Old Farms Rd.
$220.00 R, $220.00 NR
Please bring a water and snack.
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3rd-5th Grade Camp 
N/A 3 - 5 MTuWThF  06/24/2024 - 06/28/2024
12:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Apple Barn, 60 Old Farms Rd.
$220.00 R, $220.00 NR
Please bring a water and snack.
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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