camp artyfact

Crafty Kids

Historic Horse Names
By Greg Hardison, KHS Student Programming Administrator Camp ArtyFact’s Spring Break 2014 week ended with a bright exhibition of student artwork highlighted by large collaborative sculpture and an exciting marionette horse race presented by our youngest campers.  Our instructors
Learn More

Young Minds at Work

The second week of camp is in full swing, and students are hard at work…at having fun! Camp ArtyFact provides so many new experiences for the youth we serve. The students in “Wild Waterways and Water Crafts” have created original poetry inspired by poet laureate Gurn
Learn More

Bridging the Gap

Our second week of camp is in full swing. Four new camps are challenging young minds and providing many new experiences. Today the students in “Wild Waterways and Water Crafts” started their week by writing poetry inspired by the work of past poet laureate Gurney Norman, a
Learn More

First Week Successes

As our first week of summer camp comes to a close, I am reminded of the amazing growth we have seen in our campers this week. Camp ArtyFact isn’t just about having fun with Kentucky history. It’s also a chance for our students to develop important skills. Educators call th
Learn More

Camp ArtyFact Students Take Control!!!

This morning the Camp ArtyFact students in “If I Ran the Museum” unveiled the name for their new student exhibition. The exhibition entitled, “We Ran the Museum” will open officially on Saturday, July 27 from 10-12. This week the students have been deciding how
Learn More

Busy Day, Busy Campers!!

Our campers have been so busy! And so have the staff!! Only three days in, and we have been loaded with amazing experiences, and there is still 4 weeks of camp remaining. The day began with the “Fantasy, FolkLore and Fairy Tales” class listening to an old (80 year old) Jac
Learn More

Camp Experiences

This morning: Students in “Fantasy, Folk Lore and Fairy Tales” listened to a Native American tale as they painted their own version of a beautiful headdress from our collection. This afternoon (right now): “Ancient Pathways” is visiting Frankfort’s own Fo
Learn More

Kentucky Wildlife Center visits Camp ArtyFact

Today’s camp, “Wild About Wildlife” enjoyed a visit from the Kentucky Wildlife Center! Students saw several animals: a baby beaver, a baby skunk, a baby coyote, and a baby raccoon. The Kentucky Wildlife Center shared conservation and protection efforts in Kentucky. T
Learn More

Camp ArtyFact Prepares Volunteers and Teachers

What a busy week! This week our two camp interns began training and preparing for camp. On Thursday we were joined by our teen volunteers and teachers for further training and preparation. We had a wonderful time, and are inspired by the plans that we have. Camps start next week and r
Learn More