New Paltz

NEW PALTZ – SummerDance on Tour with The Vanaver Caravan @ Stone Mountain Farm

 

Our annual SummerDance on Tour 2019 is a three week workshop that engages students in a wide variety of dance forms and styles that expand their perceptions and vocabulary in the world of dance, while also piquing their performance skills.

Week  1: 7/22 – 7/26

Week 2: 7/29 – 8/2

Week 3: 8/5 – 8/11

 

9 am – 3 pm

 

For ages 9 – 18

 

$925 for the full 3-week session or

$375 per single session

 

 

Classes are for all levels, and include styles such as World, Modern, Percussive, Hip-Hop, African and Ballet.

 

During the third and final week and weekend, SDOT students perform at venues and historic sites throughout the region.

 

 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

Please register early as SummerDance on Tour tends to fill up quickly. As with all of its classes, The Vanaver Caravan promotes a community atmosphere among its students and faculty while fostering a deep love of dance and self-expression.

 

Hudson Valley Writing Project's Young Writers Summer Programs 2019

NEW PALTZ – Summer Young Writers Program: Everyone is a Writer (Ages 7-9) with The Hudson Valley Writing Project @ SUNY New Paltz

 

Imaginations soar in this unique camp where we will learn to think like writers, experimenting with many kinds of writing and gathering inspiration from creating art, playing games, and reading children’s books.

 


Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19 , 2019

9 am – 3 pm

Ages 7 – 9

$295 

 

 

The Hudson Valley Writing Project (HVWP) offers remarkable summer experiences for students at the region’s most important cultural and historic sites, nature preserves, and college campus in the Hudson Valley.

 

Workshops are led by HVWP Teacher Consultants, some of the best teachers in the Hudson Valley. With creative guidance, writers will have opportunities and inspiration to write. At the end of each program, writers will choose one piece to refine, revise, and share in an end-of-program celebration.

 

The Hudson Valley Writing Project at SUNY New Paltz is an educational organization whose purpose is to promote literacy development and to improve writing in all disciplines and at all levels of education, pre-kindergarten through college.

 

HVWP Summer Program 2019

CaravanKids Summer Workshop

NEW PALTZ – CaravanKids Summer Workshop with The Vanaver Caravan @ Stone Mountain Farm at The Center for Symbolic Studies

 

CaravanKids Summer Workshop, held at Stone Mountain Farm, introduces children to the wonderful world of dance! CK Week is so much more than a dance program – it’s a full week of adventure, movement, art, imagination, and creativity!

 

Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12, 2019

and/or

Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19, 2019

 

Full day: 9 am – 3 pm, $375

Half day: 9 am – 12 pm, $250

 

 

Drawing from the talent and imagination of each child, CK week builds a group of trusting, adventurous, and gifted kids who learn to celebrate the endless joys of dance, music and childhood.

 

During the morning sessions, Caravan Kids are guided through a series of creative movement and beginner modern lessons, learning folk music, stories, rhythms, and multi-cultural dance traditions. The end of the week culminates in a dance sharing presentation and potluck with all the Caravan Kid families.

 

The afternoons are for exploration! Students engage in intricate (and often very messy) arts-and-crafts projects, cooperative outdoor games, nature hikes and magical scavenger hunts through the fields and trails of the magical Stone Mountain Farm. (Every year, we meet a fairy!)

 

 

Hudson Valley Writing Project's Young Writers Summer Programs 2019

NEW PALTZ – Summer Young Writers Program: Wondrous Writers (Ages 7-9) with The Hudson Valley Writing Project @ SUNY New Paltz

Curiosity is the best inspiration for writing! In Wondrous Writers, we will explore all sorts of questions as we write, make art, and discover our favorite places on the college campus!


Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12 , 2019

9 am -1  pm 

$275 

 

 

The Hudson Valley Writing Project (HVWP) offers remarkable summer experiences for students at the region’s most important cultural and historic sites, nature preserves, and college campus in the Hudson Valley.

 

Workshops are led by HVWP Teacher Consultants, some of the best teachers in the Hudson Valley. With creative guidance, writers will have opportunities and inspiration to write. At the end of each program, writers will choose one piece to refine, revise, and share in an end-of-program celebration.

 

The Hudson Valley Writing Project at SUNY New Paltz is an educational organization whose purpose is to promote literacy development and to improve writing in all disciplines and at all levels of education, pre-kindergarten through college.

NEW PALTZ – Farm STEAM Summer Camp (Ages 4-12) @ Phillies Bridge Farm Project

 

 

Session 1:  Down to Earth

Week 1:  July 1st – 5th, $280  (Four-day week as July 4th is a  holiday)
Week 2:  July 8th – 12th, $350
Both weeks: $595

During this first session of the season we will be exploring a mix of chemistry and earth science as we get our hands dirty and learn about the ground that supports and sustains our farming practices.  We will be measuring the garden beds and planting seeds, we will make an earth battery, grow our own crystals, find and identify rocks, learn about composting and soil composition, paper mache and mosaic art crafts, and much, much more!

 

 

Session 2:  Up With the Chickens

Week 3:  July 15th – 19th, $350
Week 4:  July 22nd – 26th, $350
Both weeks: $650

In this session our focus will be an exploration of the animals on the farm as well some of the wildlife at Phillies Bridge, from birds, to bugs, to amphibians!  We will explore different breeds of chickens and goats and learn about how our animals contribute to our farm. With experiments, games, and presentations from different animal experts, this session is sure to be a hit with your animal enthusiast!

 

 

Session 3:  Green Fingers

Week 5: July 29th – August 2nd, $350
Week 6: August 5th – 9th $350
Both weeks: $650

As we start growing our fall crop, this session features an in-depth look at our plants and what it takes to keep them safe from pests and alive through harsh growing conditions. We will be exploring some super cool science experiments involving hydroponic growing and seed sprouting, different breeds of plants and genetics, as well as exploring how plants can sustain us and our community. Each child will start their own seedlings to bring home and this sessions boasts loads of fun artwork from pokeberry ink to flower pressing!

 

 

Session 4: Bundles of Energy

Week 7: August 12th – 16th, $350
Week 8 August 19th – 23rd, $350
Both weeks: $650

Our last session of the season will be a culmination of all we learned throughout the summer as we explore the kinds of energy that keep a farm moving, from sunlight to wind to water and how our animals and plants take part in energy processes.  Pinwheels, circuitry, and solar cooking are a few examples of the fun projects and art we will explore during this session!

 

 

Have questions about our camp program? Please check out our FAQ page or contact us at camp@philliesbridge.org or 845-256-9108

 

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