Camp ArtyFact courses are developed for ages 6-8 and 9-12, with morning and afternoon courses for each group. Courses are three hours long and run for one week. Campers may sign up for the morning course (9 a.m.-noon), the afternoon course (1 p.m.-4 p.m.) or both.
Extended Day options are available for parents who need to drop off or pick up their child earlier or later in the day.
Spring Break Courses: April 3-7
Building Kentucky Instructor: Jody Jaques 9 a.m.-noon, (Ages 6-8)
Students will examine several famous buildings and architecture in Kentucky, then design and build their own unique models using sculptural art and repurposed materials. This camp includes walking trips to visit the Old State Capitol, the Kentucky Military History Museum, the New Capitol and Liberty Hall historic site.
Whoozy Whatzit? Instructor: Greg Hardison 1 p.m.-4 p.m., (Ages 6-8)
What is this thing? Is that an Easter Bunny with a jet pack? Students will be inspired to create unique new creations inspired by themost unusual people and artifacts in our collections. This class includes a behind-the-scenes tour of our collections and lots of messy hands-on creation.
Off the Grid Like the Boones Instructor: Megan Sauter 9 a.m.-noon, (Ages 9-12)
Could you survive in the wilderness like the pioneer families of early Kentucky? Students will work in teams to build a homestead inspired by tools and skills of the past, use modern sustainable gardening techniques and build crude and complex shelters for survival. Plan for students to get dirty and muddy.
I Am Kentucky Instructor: Jody Jaques 1 p.m.-4 p.m., (Ages 9-12)
Join us to celebrate the 225th Anniversary of Kentucky becoming a state, as we look at the people that have made Kentucky what it is today. Students will work in teams to engage in the creation of artwork, stories and videos that show how they are a part of Kentucky’s great story. Students’ work will become a central element of our summer camp theme, “Generations” with elements of their artwork featured in our galleries.
Please use our online registration form.
Summer Break Dates: June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28