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Arts and Entertainment District to Again Offer Kids Art Camp

June 04, 2012

Sign your kids up today, these sessions will fill up quick! Believe in Bristol and the steering committee for the Arts and Entertainment District of Downtown Bristol are pleased to announce registration is now open for their arts-based summer camp for children called “Who Art You? Find Yourself at Art Camp”. The camp will be offered for two weeks during the summer, the first session will be held June 25-29, and the second session will be held July 23 -27.

The purpose of the art camp will be to expose campers to the bountiful art experiences there are to be had in Downtown Bristol. During their week at Who Art You? camp, children ages 8-12 will participate in a vast array of creative endeavors including culinary arts, creative movement, music, creative writing, healing arts (yoga), painting, magic, martial arts, graphic design, pottery, and more. In addition daily walking tours, including the Art in Public Places tour and the Promise Walk will educate campers about the heart of their community.

“We are thrilled to again be offering such a diverse arts-oriented experience to children in our community,” said Katherine Bowman, Associate Director of Believe in Bristol. “Last year our art camps filled up quickly and the campers had a fantastic time exploring their creative sides!”

Each day will offer a different experience for Who Art You? campers. For example, a day could include hand building techniques for wet clay at Kil’n Time from 9 am to 11 am, take lunch and stroll the outdoor sculptures of the AiPP tour from 11 am to 1 pm and then try their hand at basic kicks, punches, strikes, and blocks at Japan Karate-Do Organization from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Registration deadline for the first session of camp is June 17, and the second session deadline is July 15. Cost is $250 per child. Space is limited to 11 campers per session, so call today to reserve your spot. For more information, please contact Katherine Bowman at Believe in Bristol at 423-573-2200 or kbowman@believeinbristol.org.