About Camp @ Shady Side Academy

describe the imageWhether you have a budding fashionista with her own sense of style and design or a crafty kid who craves making a one-of-a-kid creature, our Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp (Grades 5-8) or Handwork Day Camp (Grades K-6) programs may be just the thing. Our camp will envelop your child in creativity, while our fabulous team of counselors cheer them on, helping kids build on old skills or learn brand new ones. For more information about how we got here, check out our story.

Shady Side Academy was founded in 1883 and is one of the oldest schools in Western Pennsylvania. The school has transformed from its original one-room schoolhouse to consisting today of three suburban campuses: a lower, middle, and upper school. All three campuses consist of expansive fields, tree-lined paths, stonework buildings, and state-of-the-art facilities.

*Before and after care available through Shady Side Academy at Senior School ONLY. More Information

Program Details @ Shady Side Academy

Handwork Day Camp (Grades K-6):

June 8th - June 12th, 2015
July 27th - August 7th 2015

Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors knitting, crocheting, and weaving the day away. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects from snuggly creatures and flannel pajama shorts to wall pendants and needle-felted sushi. Our goal is to teach useful skills in a space where campers are free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether you’re refining your skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun! For pricing and more details click the button below
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Fashion & Machine Sewing Camp (Grades 5-8):

June 8th - June 12th, 2015
July 27th - August 7th, 2015

Whether you are a budding fashionista interested in apparel or a creative camper who loves crafts, enjoy an introduction to the wonderful world of machine sewing! Under the direction of The Handwork Studio team, choose from more than 20 Simplicity Creative Group patterns and bolts of tempting fabrics to bring style and ease to your creations. There are more than enough options to keep you coming back week after week. Family and friends are invited to the Fashion Show on the last day of each session. For pricing and more details click the button below.
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Inside Camp