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BluZoo Summer Camp
August 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 16, 2019
Join us at BluSeed
This year’s theme is all about water and the incredible journey from glacier to cloud. Campers will have the opportunity to create art and meet animals revolving around the water cycle.
Gimme The Details
From Aug. 12th – Aug. 16, BluSeed Studios will offer an art & science experience for children ages 8 to 13.
BluSeed Studios will be partnering with the Utica Zoo to bring area youth a hands-on art and science integration program. This year’s theme is all about water and the incredible journey from glacier to cloud. Campers will have the opportunity to create art and meet animals revolving around the water cycle.
Artist Carol Marie Vossler will offer instruction along with Utica Zoo’s Mary Hall. “It will be an amazing experience for the children to meet animals face to face and seamlessly integrate science and art through this unique learning experience,” Vossler said.
Ages 8 to 13 are invited to participate for a morning (9 a.m. to noon) or for every morning of the week of Aug. 13.
The participation fee is $150 for the entire program or $35 per session. There are scholarships available for students participating for the full-week.
What's The Schedule?
- Day 1: “A drop in the bucket- the incredible journey begins!
- Art project: marbling
- Day 2: All down- stream from here: Rivers & Streams
- Art project: Forest in a jar- rock painting
- Day 3: Dam! What is living in that Beaver Pond water!
- Art Project: Beaver Stick Sculpture
- Day 4: Sea Urchins & Starfish! Salt & Seawater
- Art Project: Watercolor
- Day 5: Tarantulas & Tortoises: Desert Oasis
- Art Project: Desert sculptures
Visiting instructor Mary Hall is an educator for the Utica Zoo. She brings 26 years of experience in environmental education and loves to share her passion and knowledge about the Adirondack forests. She earned her degree in forestry from Paul Smith’s College.
Carol Vossler is a professional has varied experience in forest practices. She holds art integration certification and has taught the studio arts for 20 years. She earned degrees in forestry from Paul Smith’s College, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Plattsburgh State University and a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University.
This program and the scholarships are made possible, in part, with a grant from the Stewart’s Shops, Kate Mountain Farm and private donations.