One of the best part of All-Day Urban Camp is that you get to try not one, not two, but THREE different activities! Check out some of the options you'll have to choose from. All Play Sessions are led by seasoned instructors with a vast array of experiences and backgrounds. Not only do you get all the instructions and guidance you need, but we make sure that all the supplies are ready for you to dive right in. What's going to turn into your next hobby?
Have an idea for a Play Session for the 2019 Camp?
POP! GOES THE GREETING CARD
In this activity we will be making greeting cards that pop up and come to life. These handmade cards can be for any occasion you wish (like birthdays, friendship, announcements or we have an opportunity to make cards to send to the military troops overseas).
LEAPS, REELS AND TODAY'S TOP HITS
Come and learn some Irish Step Dancing with a little twist! We will explore how traditional dancing can be performed to today’s top hits and provide you with a workout that will make you want to skip leg day at the gym!
Have you ever played a role-playing game before? Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to have superpowers? If you were a superhero, would you wear a mask? Come explore the answers to these questions in this brief preview of a new role playing game system designed to bring out the superhero in you.
Unleash your inner star! Participants become actors as we explore the rhythm and rhyme of Shakespeare’s language though fun ensemble building exercises, improvisation, and theatre games such as “Shakespeare or Hip-Hop?” Don’t worry, this isn’t your high school English class, and no experience is needed to jump onstage in this theatre workshop!
GETTING DIRTY WITH CLAY
Create a figure sculpture. Working from a model, learn some quick basic techniques to capture emotion and character in clay.
Learn the basics of a craft that will open possibilities of making unique clothes, home accessories and gifts. Knitting can be done anywhere, gives a the feeling of accomplishment, and is a great form of meditation. You'll walk out with your very own coaster set!
WRITE THE WORLD
Let's look to the world around us for creative inspiration that will take us far and wide. This generative, participant-centered workshop is geared to be supportive to individuals with any and all (or no) range of writing experience and interest in any genre.
FOUNTAIN PEN WORLD
Let us introduce you to the wonderful world of fountain pens and ink. We will turn the clock back and rediscover drawing with fountain pens. We will learn the fountain pen anatomy, types of ink and how use them in sketching. We will make ink washes and paint with them. We will talk about our favorite papers and demo our setups. We will use water-soluble inks and create loose, expressive sketches and drawings.
BE A CLOWN
Explore the ancient performing art form of the clown. We'll be sharing make-up application techniques and delve into the development of your very own skit!
Dive into the world of bookbinding with this walk-through of three simple DIY book projects! Bookbinding is a great way to recycle materials and flex your creativity with different art supplies while creating your own customized notebooks and sketchbooks!
HENNA TATTOO WORKSHOP
Introduction to basic henna design patterns. Hands-on demonstration and application of Arabic henna designs, mandala henna designs and traditional Indian henna designs.
Sneaky Art is the practice of drawing beauty from your immediate environment - without drawing attention. Learn to explore your artistic creativity and curiosity in the short periods of free time we find in adult life in between chores.
INCREDIBLE NO-BAKE COOKIE BALLS
These balls are the biggest hit of any party or event! Really yummy and fun and easy to make with a finished professional bakery look. Come be part of our unique assembly line and take home a box of balls to share.
THE CREATIVE JOY OF JOURNALING
Journal writing, drawing, and doodling create time and space for personal discovery and creative expression, expanding one’s sense of self and possibility. In this Play Session, we will use guided visualization to discover a new dimension of our inner landscape and access the ‘still, small voice’ waiting for a chance to speak!
TELL YOUR OWN STORY
Showparty is an experimental theatre troupe that creates tiny spectacles for the audience from personal stories and experience. In this class we will teach you to draw from your own life and experience, then apply our techniques for extracting, abstracting and en-weirdening to express yourself and find a new story.
YOU ARE THE NEXT ROCKSTAR
Here's your chance to learn how to sing in harmony with a group of strangers and create the music of a professional choir.
CHANNEL YOUR INNER BOLLYWOOD ROCKSTAR
Love the dance moves you see in Bollywood films? Here's your chance to learn the basic moves but with a twist. It's Bollywood line dancing meets hip-hop meets contemporary dance! All the movements can be done by anyone - no experience or special athletic ability necessary. You'll be amazed by the dance moves you'll learn that you can incorporate the next time you go out dancing - and amaze everyone on the dance floor.
LET'S GET PSYCHICAL
Exercise your psychic skills and learn to see energy in your body and aura. Using body movement, meditation and picture making, explore and heal your energetic space - clairvoyantly. Identify that which you are ready to MOVE OUT and ignite your ability to MANIFEST your life vision. Leave the session feeling energized and with a deeper clarity of your psychic super powers. Then, watch the magic appear in your life....
Amaze yourself with your own handmade marbled paper designs! We will put a modern spin on an ancient craft by learning how to create freeform marbled designs on paper, including greeting cards, gift tags, and more!