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Blu-Zoo: Art & Science Camp

August 13

$30 - $150

BluSeed Studios is teaming up with the Utica Zoo to present our new “Blu-Zoo” summer camp.  A blend of integrative art and science activities created to develop critical thinking skills and inspire self-expression.  For one week, children can meet live animals face to face, record observations in their very own journal, and assemble handmade projects using a variety of materials.  Come join the fun and meet new friends including invertebrates, and reptiles from the Utica Zoo. 

The Details

What: Blu-Zoo: Art & Science Camp!
Who: Age groups: 8-12 yrs
Time: 9 am-noon
Duration: 8/13-8/17
Cost: 150.00/week or 35.00/day (125.00 or$30.00 for 2nd child) includes all materials, a daily snack and a swag bag.
Flexible scheduling options are available – sign up for the week or for any of the specific daily activities! Partial scholarships are available to children of the Tri-Lakes area. 

For further information or to inquire about scholarships call 518-891-3799 or email art@bluseedstudios.org.  

The Instructors:

Mary Hall is the Director of Education and Conservation at the Utica Zoo.  She brings 25 years’ experience in environmental education and loves to share her passion and knowledge about the Adirondack Forests.  Mary earned her degree in Forestry from Paul Smiths College. Prior to her work at the Utica Zoo she was the environmental educator for the NYS Department of Environment Conservation (DEC) and an educator at the Utica Children’s Museum.

Carol Marie Vossler is the Founder & Artistic Director at BluSeed Studios.  Her varied experience includes forest practices, art integration certification and teaching the studio arts for twenty years. She earned degrees in Forestry from Paul Smiths College, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Plattsburgh State University and a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University.  

The Schedule:

Day 1: Monday: Barking up the right tree!

  • Make a leaf print cover for your journal to record your daily adventures!
  • Why do trees have crowns?  
  • Who is Acer Saccharum?
  • Make a bark clay wind chime

Day 2: Tuesday: Turtles to Totems

  • Meet Raphael
  • Wood Turtle Habitats
  • Native American Turtle Legends
  • Make your Turtle Totem

Day 3: Wednesday: How many legs does it take to…?

  • Meet the Millipedes and their friends!
  • In search of invertebrates and their art
  • Pulp painting/bug stencils

Day 4: Thursday: Shake, Rattle and Roll- Sounds of Nature

  • Snakes alive!  
  • Natural history of snakes
  • Let it rain!  Make a rain stick
  • Snake skins and porcupine quills decor

Day 5: Friday:  Does the Owl really ask “Whooo”?

  • Diurnal & Nocturnal Raptor Habits
  • Bio-facts of the Owl
  • Owl Pellets…What?
  • Raptor Sun Prints

Tickets

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Blu-Zoo Full week$150.00Cost for full week, includes all materials, a daily snack and a swag bag

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Blu-Zoo Full week additional child$125.00Full week for 2nd child, includes all materials, a daily snack and a swag bag

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Blu-Zoo Day only$35.00Includes all materials, a snack and a swag bag

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Blu-Zoo Day only additional child$30.00Day only 2nd child Includes all materials, a snack and a swag bag

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Details

Date:
August 13
Cost:
$30 - $150
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Organizer

BluSeed Studios
Phone:
(518) 891-3799
Website:
bluseedstudios.org

Venue

BluSeed Studios
24 Cedar Street
Saranac Lake, 12983 United States
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Phone:
(518) 891-3799

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