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Topophilia: Community Camp :: 7-10Y :: July 31- Aug 4

Regular price $160.00

July 31-Aug 4 // 2-5P // 7-10Y // $160 

How do you get to know a place? What senses help you understand where you are? What do you notice? In this camp we will focus on what it is that surrounds us and investigate loving where we are. Like wee detectives, we will learn about slowing down and noticing details while also learning about design, composition, and the natural world. Creativity will be sparked! (Hope likes to call this Slowing Down Sparks!)

By collecting, observing, and participating in different art-making techniques, we will create field guide/journals throughout the week, creatively mapping and documenting different experiences that incorporate nature, storytelling, sketching, drawing, performance, and silent reflection. 

Good pencils and a sketchbook are provided. We will also have one day incorporating a show and tell. Several projects occur outdoors on our sidewalk so please keep sunscreen in mind. 

We will choose one piece of artwork to display in an August art exhibition at the Grit and/or at TREEHOUSE!

*beautiful photos provided by Rinne Allen*

Instructor: Hope Hilton

Hope Hilton is a graduate of The Atlanta College of Art and earned her MFA at CUNY Hunter College, where she studied public art and relational aesthetics. She's an artist, educator, designer, and writer who works with communities and students of all ages to inspire and facilitate a sense of place, history, and agency. Her favorite thing to do is to wander.

www.fieldandwork.com || www.hopehilton.us

***note if you are signing up for more than 1 camp, we offer a 10% discount, YAY!  Select FULL PRICE for the first camp and MULTIPLE CAMP DISCOUNT for each additional camp(s) 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made up to two weeks prior to the camp or class start date.  There is a $15 cancellation fee that you may apply to future classes or camps.

*If for any reason WE need to cancel a camp we will notify parents 7 days prior to the camp start date and you will be fully refunded.  

Safety Policy and drop off waiver

All camps are organized and fully staffed for drop off campers.  If you choose to stay here that is fine too.

If you choose to drop off your child at camp you MUST fill out a waiver and sign IN and OUT for each day of camp.  It is our goal to provide the safest experience for our TREEHOUSE families.