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Nature Art Camp for Kids ~ Project October
This camp introduces elementary school students to a variety of nature-based activities, expanding their understanding in the relationship between art and nature in the height of autumn. In this month-long camp, they will be surprised with a new craft every week, introducing them to projects that work with plants, seeds and a galore of other materials — all while developing their appreciation for God’s creation.
How it works: Each week, a package will be sent to the kids, with instructions, materials, and mini assignments. Along with the package, an accompanying video will be released the same week, guiding the kids through the project. At the end of the three weeks, the students then have an optional Zoom “Show and Tell” creating a space for them to share their work, ask questions, and connect with other students! Kits will be sent at the beginning of each week of October (1st, 8th, 15th and a Zoom session on the 24th).
Camp fee: $40, maximum 20 participants
Facilitator: Hannah Pomante
Born in Spokane, Washington, Hannah Pomante is an environmental artist who explores the various ways in which to portray the natural world around us.
Hannah attended Whitworth University, earning a degree in the two-dimensional arts and minors in environmental studies and art history. Currently, she resides as the Artist-in-Residence at Spokane Art School, working on her printmaking and teaching classes. She has won multiple awards, which include winning the 42 Annual Superintendent’s Art Show in Washington, as well as recently receiving a Spokane Arts Grant Award. Her latest grant project, created with collaborators Katie Smith and Melissa Jones, was a large-scale eco-friendly moveable bird nest. It was transported throughout the area, bringing art and nature to the youth of Spokane.
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