Summer Classes


July 8-12


July 15-19


July 22-26

Ages 6-11
Drop off and Pick Up Location: 113 Prospect Park West (Ground level)

We are excited to welcome families back for our 7th year of Spark summer classes! During our 3 weeks together, we will be fully immersed in art activities, nature exploration, and cultural discovery. Through hands-on art-making and play, students will learn about traditions around the world and their mythology, customs, natural environments, arts, and architecture. Some examples of crafts that we  have introduced at camp include basketry, natural ink making, weaving, textile dyeing, paper making, macrame, and printmaking. We work with a range of materials including clay and adobe, tree bark, textiles, plaster, paper pulp and more. Our work from each week culminates in an art exhibition each Friday afternoon that students help to set up and families are invited to attend.

This year, we will be focusing on the theme Creating Worlds! We will use a range of materials to create dioramas, immersive spaces, art, and stories inspired by the countries we explore! During our first week, we will be exploring the Mediterranean region. During our second week, we will examine Asian cultures. During our third week, we will be coming home to explore North American traditions. These classes will be taught by Gigi and assistant teachers, Maamoun, Fox, and Jonelle. Read about us on our staff page!

The indoor portion of our classes will take place at a beautiful space at 113 Prospect Park West between 6th and 7th street. We will also be spending time exploring Prospect Park and pausing in its idyllic forested zones to play, connect with nature, and craft. Our students often express that they feel far away from city life during our park adventures. We will learn about plants and trees in our park, including how to identify them, how they have featured in folklore, and how they have been utilized by different cultures through history. 

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