Camp Union (ages 10+) - Arts & Crafts Summer Camp
Camp Union (ages 10+) - Arts & Crafts Summer Camp
Camp Union (ages 10+) - Arts & Crafts Summer Camp

Camp Union (ages 10+) - Arts & Crafts Summer Camp

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Brooklyn Collective Summer Craft Camp

Camp Union
(recommended ages 10+)

June 29, 2020 to August 7, 2020
6 Week Bundle

Mondays & Thursdays from 1:30 -2:30 PM

Children's Arts & Crafts Classes

Monday & Thursdays from 1:30 -2:30 PM

Week 1:  Paper crafts on a theme

Students will create two projects using just paper, scissors, and glue/tape.


Project 1: 3D Hot Air Balloon
Project 2: Songbirds 

This project uses PDF templates of songbirds which students will by email.  

Week 2:  “Drawing” with yarn + fiber

Students will incorporate yarn and other fiber into their projects.  Basic materials are listed below each project, but feel free to get creative with things like cotton balls and fabric scraps.

 “Rain + Sun”

Project 1:  Make a sun, cloud, or rainbow
Project 2:  Make a vegetable garden

Week 3:  Potluck using mixed materials

Plan a beach picnic or garden party!

Project 1:  “Menu”  What will you serve at your beach picnic or garden party?
Project 2:  Make musical instruments for a party singalong!

(Materials:  You can use materials like jar lids, bottle caps, rubber bands, popsicle sticks, empty toilet roll, empty cereal box, string, construction paper, glue, scissors, paint/crayons/markers, beads, dried beans, uncooked rice/pasta, coins…the list goes on and on!)

Week 4:  Weaving

Learn to warp a loom!

Project 1: DIY square/rectangular loom
Project 2:  DIY circular loom

Week 5:  Puppet-making

Project 1:  Toilet paper roll puppet 
Project 2: Jumping Jack puppet

This project uses brads (office supply item for fastening paper) in addition to the basic materials.

Week 6:  Collage

Project 1:  Create an outdoor scene of your beach picnic or garden party
Project 2:  Selfies

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Sue Kwon is a lifelong crafter and maker.  She is a music teacher and educator by day.  She loves helping people tap into their inner artist, and she especially loves crafting with children!  Her favorite hobbies are knitting and cookie-baking.  Sue lives in Brooklyn with a dog, a cat, and two bunny rabbits.    

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Hey Campers! No specialty crafting items are required for our classes, and projects were thoughtfully selected with ease of accessibility in mind. We've tried to keep all our activities to using simple materials you may have around the house!

  • Cardboard
  • Construction paper
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Paint/Crayon/Markers
  • String 
  • Yarn/thick colored string (i.e. embroidery floss)
  • Empty toilet paper rolls
  • Fabric Scraps
  • Ribbon
  • Cotton balls
  • Tissue paper
  • Empty yogurt tubs
  • Rubber bands
  • Empty tin cans
  • Bottle caps
  • String
  • Paper/plastic cups
  • Paper clips
  • Etc.

Need some basic materials? You're not required to purchase a Summer Camp Kit, but we've put them together for you just in case. Kits can be purchased here for contactless pick up at Brooklyn Collective.