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Children Camp

MONDAY - FRIDAY 9AM - 5PM

summer camp5+

9-10AM: DROP OFF | STUDIO EXPLORE TIME
 

10AM - 11AM ACTIVITY 1
 

11:00AM - 11:30AM SNACK & STRETCH
 

11:30AM - 12:30PM: ACTIVITY 2
 
12:30PM - 1PM LUNCH

 

1PM: HALF DAY MORNING STUDENTS LEAVE

 HALF DAY AFTERNOON STUDENTS ARRIVE
 

1PM - 2PM: DOODLE HOUR / OPEN PLAY

 

2PM - 3PM: ACTIVITY 3
 

3PM - 3:30PM SNACK & STRETCH
 

3:30PM - 4:30PM:  ACTIVITY 4
 

4:30-5PM: COOL DOWN | PICK UP

BOOK: HOURLY, 1/2 DAY MORNING, 1/2 DAY AFTERNOON, PARTIAL DAY, ALL DAY, or ALL WEEK

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR 7 WEEK UNLMITED CAMP MEMBERSHIP FOR ONLY $2500!

Please pack your child a nut-free lunch, snacks, and a water bottle to be refilled.  

DRESS FOR MESS!

Childrens Camp

Summer CAMP 5+ (4+ in HOBOKEN) is a fun-filled journey of indoor and outdoor creative experiences, new friends, and masterful ART!  Our camp is designed for children who have a passion for creating and exploring their artistic talents. We offer a wide range of fun and exciting art projects that will keep your child engaged and inspired.

 

From painting and drawing to sculpture and printmaking, there's something for everyone. Our experienced instructors will provide guidance and instruction to help each camper develop their skills and express themselves creatively.

 

In addition to Art, we also have fun and games planned to keep the campers active and social.

 

SUMMER CAMP is offered June - September with the following options:

HOURLY (9AM - 5PM)

ALL DAY (9AM - 5PM)
PARTIAL DAY (9AM - 3PM)
1/2 DAY MORNING (9AM - 1PM)
1/2 DAY AFTERNOON (1PM - 5PM)

CAMP curriculum is designed to inspire creativity and help campers develop their artistic skills. Each day, campers will work on different projects and techniques,

 

including:

Drawing and Painting

Mixed Media

Cartooning

Sculpture

Watercolor

Fashion Design

Interior Design

Architecture

In addition to these specific projects, campers will also have the opportunity to work on independent projects and explore their own interests. 

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CAMP IS ALSO OFFERED ON:

ROSH HASHANA

YOM KIPPER

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE DAY

ELECTION DAY

VETERAN'S DAY

THANKSGIVING

WINTER RECESS (5 DAYS)

MLK DAY

LUNAR NEW YEAR

MID-WINTER RECESS (5 DAYS)

PASSOVER

GOOD FRIDAY

SPRING RECESS (5 DAYS)

EID EL FITR

MEMORIAL DAY

JUNETEENTH

EARLY DROP OFF at 8:30AM & HAPPY HOUR PICK UP at 6PM is available.

PLAYDAY is not open:

NEW YEARS DAY, MEMORIAL DAY, JULY 4TH, LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING DAY,

DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS EVE, CHRISTMAS DAY

summer camp5+ themes

Children Camp

WEEK 1: UNDER THE SEA WEEK

Sharks, Fish - Coral - Aquarium - Submarines

Under the Sea Week is an enchanting and immersive program that dives deep into the mysteries of the underwater world through art. Campers embark on a captivating journey, exploring the vibrant colors, fascinating creatures, and breathtaking landscapes of the ocean. They engage in a variety of artistic activities, such as painting underwater scenes, creating paper-mache sea creatures, and designing seashell jewelry. Through their artwork, campers not only learn about marine life and ecosystems but also develop a deep appreciation for the importance of ocean conservation. Under the Sea Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp sparks campers' imagination, fostering a love for marine life and a desire to protect our precious oceans through artistic expression.

WEEK 2: AROUND THE WORLD IN 5 DAYS

People, Places, & Things. Geography

Geography Week is an engaging and exploratory program that takes campers on a journey around the world through the lens of art. Campers delve into the rich tapestry of global landscapes, cultures, and landmarks, using various artistic mediums to express their interpretations. They learn about different continents, countries, and natural wonders, gaining a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of our planet. Through activities like map-making, creating cultural artwork, and building 3D models of famous landmarks, campers not only develop their artistic skills but also foster a sense of appreciation and curiosity for the diverse geography of our world. Geography Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp sparks campers' sense of wonder, encouraging them to become global citizens and ambassadors of the beauty and diversity that our planet offers.

WEEK 3: GOING GREEN WEEK

Environmentally Friendly Environmental Awareness: solar power, wind, new civilization

Going Green Week is a vibrant and eco-conscious program that combines creativity and environmental awareness. Campers are immersed in a variety of artistic projects that emphasize sustainability, such as creating artwork from recycled materials, painting murals with eco-friendly paint, and designing sculptures using natural and found objects. Through hands-on art activities, campers not only learn about the importance of environmental conservation but also explore ways to repurpose and give new life to everyday items. Going Green Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp sparks campers' imagination while fostering a deep appreciation for the environment and the power of ART to promote sustainable practices.

 

WEEK 4: DESIGN & BUILD WEEK: ARCHITECTURE 101

Design and Build a City, Skyscraper, Tree House, Cruise Ship, School, Bicycle Factory & many more.

Design and Build Architecture Week is an exciting and immersive program that unleashes campers' creativity and introduces them to the world of architecture and design. Campers embark on a journey of exploring architectural principles, spatial concepts, and sustainable building practices. Through hands-on activities, they engage in designing and constructing their own structures using various materials and tools. From sketching blueprints to building models, campers learn the art of architectural design and problem-solving. They gain a deeper understanding of the built environment and its impact on communities, while also exploring eco-friendly design strategies and materials. Design and Build Architecture Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp inspires campers to become future architects and designers, empowering them to create spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also environmentally conscious and functional.

 

WEEK 5: POSITIVE AGENTS OF CHANGE WEEK

Celebrity, Fictional Characters, Leaders, Musicians, Artists

Positive Agents of Change Week is a dynamic and empowering program that encourages campers to become catalysts for positive social change, taking inspiration from the stories of influential historical figures. Through engaging discussions and artistic exploration, campers learn about remarkable individuals like Basquiat, Salvatore Dali, David Bowie, and Frida Kahlo, who made significant contributions to society through their activism and art. Drawing from their legacies, campers create meaningful artworks that express their own visions for a more inclusive and just world. Positive Agents of Change Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp not only fosters creativity but also instills a deep appreciation for the historical figures who have paved the way for positive social transformation.

 

WEEK 6: ANIMAL KINGDOM WEEK

Elephants, Humans, Insects, Microbes, Small Birds

Animal Kingdom Week is an immersive and imaginative program that celebrates the beauty and diversity of the animal world through art. Campers embark on a creative journey, exploring different artistic mediums to bring animals to life on canvas, paper, and three-dimensional sculptures. They learn about various species, their habitats, and the importance of animal conservation. Through hands-on activities, campers develop their artistic skills while gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation for the natural world. They delve into the intricacies of animal anatomy, colors, and patterns, allowing their creativity to flourish as they create stunning wildlife-inspired masterpieces. Animal Kingdom Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp sparks campers' love for animals and nurtures their artistic talents, fostering a deep connection with nature and promoting a sense of responsibility towards our animal friends.

WEEK 7: WHO ARE YOU WEEK

Fashion, Personal Style, Self-reflection, Create your own Brand

Who Are You Week invites campers to explore their identities and express themselves through ART. Campers engage in a series of thought-provoking activities that encourage self-reflection and personal growth. They delve into discussions about self-identity, values, and aspirations, and use various artistic mediums to create artwork that reflects their unique personalities and experiences. Through self-portraits, collages, and expressive art forms, campers gain a deeper understanding of themselves and develop a sense of empowerment and self-acceptance. Who Are You Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp nurtures campers' creativity while fostering a sense of self-discovery and the confidence to embrace their authentic selves.

WEEK 8: INVENTORS & INVENTIONS WEEK

Historical References / Create your own INVENTIONS

Inventors and Inventions Week is an innovative and imaginative program that sparks campers' curiosity and encourages them to explore the world of invention through art. Campers embark on a creative journey, learning about famous inventors and their groundbreaking creations. They are inspired to think outside the box, brainstorming and sketching their own innovative ideas. Through hands-on activities, campers use a range of artistic mediums to design and build prototypes of their inventions, bringing their imaginative concepts to life. Inventors and Inventions Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp fosters campers' critical thinking, problem-solving, and creative skills, nurturing their inner inventors and instilling a passion for innovation.

WEEK 9: MYTHOLOGY, SUPER HEROES, & LEGENDS WEEK

Mythology, Superheroes, and Legends Week is an extraordinary and captivating program that transports campers into the realms of ancient myths, legendary tales, and heroic adventures through art. Campers embark on a thrilling journey, exploring the fascinating world of mythology and folklore from different cultures. They learn about legendary heroes, mythical creatures, and epic battles, drawing inspiration from these tales to create their own unique superheroes and mythical beings. Through various artistic mediums, such as drawing, painting, and sculpture, campers bring these characters to life, immersing themselves in a world of imagination and creativity. Mythology, Superheroes, and Legends Week at PLAYDAY Summer Camp ignites campers' passion for storytelling, mythology, and artistic expression, allowing them to become the creators of their own legendary tales.

WEEK 10: THE LAST FRONTIER WEEK

Outer Space, Create a Planet, Space Stations, Aliens

The Last Frontier Week is an awe-inspiring and cosmic program that takes campers on a journey through the vastness of the universe through art. Campers explore the mysteries of outer space, learning about planets, galaxies, and celestial phenomena. They are inspired to let their imaginations soar as they create artwork depicting distant planets, alien landscapes, and breathtaking starry skies. Using a variety of artistic mediums, such as painting, drawing, and mixed media, campers bring the wonders of the cosmos to life on canvas and paper. Outer Space Week at PLAYDAY Art Summer Camp sparks campers' curiosity about the unknown, fostering a love for science, art, and the infinite possibilities of the universe. It encourages campers to dream big and reach for the stars as they express their own artistic vision of the cosmos.

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