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Introduction

Tephra ICA, in partnership with Reston Association, is pleased to offer fun, safe, and exciting art camps for summer 2021. This year’s themes explore the visual arts in tandem with science, engineering, and art history!

New safety guidelines will be implemented, including mandatory masks for all campers and staff in environments deemed necessary by camp administrators, frequent sanitation of high touch surfaces, access to handwashing and hand sanitizer, and social distancing in compliance with CDC recommendations.

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Camp Highlights Include: 

- Innovative new projects during each session
- Outdoor exploration during break time
- Exciting themes exploring the visual arts and STEM
- Expansion of artistic vocabulary and creativity through hands-on activities led by professional art educators
 

Sessions include:

My Mom Would Never Let Me Do That! 

Explore the possibilities of art! Using a variety of materials, this session combines scientific exploration and the creative process to create the messiest and silliest of art projects. Come make art at camp that your parents would never let you do in the house!

June 28–July 2                                                 
9am–4pm
Ages 6–10                           

July 5–July 9
9am–4pm
Ages 6–10
                        

FUN-TASTIC Forts! Waitlist

In this camp, kids investigate all things 3-D! From blankets to boxes, we cover the basics of building the best forts ever! Campers will spend their days creating new spaces to explore and will come away with a basic understanding of engineering, and a fort of their own to take home! 

July 12–16
9am–4pm
Ages 6–10
 

Fibers & Friends! Tie-Dye, Friendship Bracelets, and More! 

Have you ever wondered how a spider builds its web, how a bird weaves a nest, how your friend made such an AWESOME key chain? Become a wonder-weaver as we explore all things fiber—tie-dyeing, friendship bracelets, basketry, and more! 

July 19–July 23
9am–4pm
Ages 6–10

July 26–July 30
9am–4pm
Ages 6–10​
 

Wondrous World of Art (NEW Session!)

Ready, set, jet! Campers in this session will spend the week exploring different global cultures and their artmaking processes across time and space. By considering both contemporary work and traditional craft, campers will create projects inspired by the diverse art of our world.

August 2–August 6
9am–4pm
Ages 6–10​

How To Register

To register, go to Reston Association's camp registration page. Select “Camps & Youth Programs” and search for “Art Camp” or Registration Number “302130153”.
Sessions are $320 for RA and Tephra ICA members and $345 for non-members.

Register Here

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