Misty Forest Summer Camps
July 8 – August 2
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Fairy Tale Fun
July 8 – July 12
Fairy tale fun brings childhood stories of mystery and magic to play.
Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The Three Brothers and other
favorite tales will be explored in adventurous and inventive ways.
Create a new ending for the wolf or rewrite the true contents of Red Riding Hood’s basket of goodies. Explore the lives of the Brothers Grimm and enter the enchanted Black Forest that inspired them. Fun for all in the land of fairy tales….
Activities include but are not limited to: Storytelling, writing, history, play, exploration, mask making, invention, audio, video and illustration.
July 15 – July 19
Have you dreamed of seeing fire breathing dragons, sea serpents, wood elves and dancing fairies? If so come visit Misty Forest and enter the hidden realm of magical creatures. Discover their stories, secrets, enchantment and charm through journaling, fabricating, art, nature activities and expression. Learn how to make magical creatures come to life in this realm and beyond.
Activities include but are not limited to: building, sketching, drawing, diagraming, study of elements and stars, elemental description and identification.
July 22 – July 26
Why not turn your summer book reading into summer book making?
Book making explores different forms of word formatting, paper constructing, illustrating and book design. Poetry, drawings, dreams and characters will be woven in and out of our very exciting and hands on book making camp. Get ready to see your work come to life on paper.
Activities include but are not limited to: comic books, dream journals, book binding, three-dimensional book design, writing, reading, animation, storytelling.
July 29 – August 2
Edward Gorey’s fascination for cats, books and writing peculiar stories are just the perfect world to live in on rainy summer days. His stories and illustrations will manifest themselves to life at Misty Forest with shadow puppets and set design. Visit his whimsical characters and watch them materialize through music, video and art. Bring your black umbrella to shade yourself from the sun and explore the wonder of Edward Gorey.
Activities include but are not limited to: set design, music, video, illustration, writing, storytelling, puppetry, history, pen and ink and acting.
These camps are created and run by Leah Fairchild. Miss Leah is the Partner, Director, Curriculum Writer and Lead Teacher of Misty Forest. She has written very special summer curriculum designed to motivate, captivate and inspire young minds, hearts and spirits! These camps will be special intensives focused on specific subjects that Miss Leah’s students continually tend to be drawn to and desire the need for more. The day will be a full schedule of learning, exploration and expression. Misty Forest’s home like atmosphere and Miss Leah’s nurturing Mama relationship with your child will provide a happy and supportive summer option.
Ages: 5 years to 13 years
Hours: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Payment: Payment is due at registration. Registration is due by May 31st. $145.00 per week for non-Misty member, $135.00 per week for Misty member.