Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

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Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

8000 Cherokee Street Philadelphia, PA 19118-4197

Dates
Weeks of August 3rd, August 10th & August 17th, 2020

The Handwork Studio is where kids learn by making. From sewing to building, each week our camp encourages campers to take a break from screens and discover how to create with their hands.

Whether your child is new to handwork or a returner, our talented counselors are trained to meet where they are on their creative journey. 

Want to view other locations in the area? Check out Rosemont College,  Narberth, or  Avalon.

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Summer Overview

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Summer 2020 Grid

Programs

Fiber Arts
Fiber Arts
(Ages 5-12)
Dates

Weeks of August 3rd, August 12th & August 19th (1-week sessions)

Explore hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and more by creating fun, one-of-a-kind fiber arts projects. Campers are guided by The Handwork Studio’s patient and skilled instructors to embrace their imagination and harness their potential through creation. Fiber Arts Day Camp meets each camper where they are on their creative journey, whether they are first-time creators or returners.  Each week, campers have the opportunity to develop new skills and tackle new challenges with our rotating curriculum of projects. No experience is necessary, and all the supplies and materials are included.

Full Day (9:00AM-3:00PM) $475
Half Day AM (9:00AM-1:00PM) $320
Half Day PM (1:00PM-3:00PM) $210

Fashion & Machine Sewing
Fashion & Machine Sewing
(Ages 9-14)
Dates

Weeks of August 3rd, August 12th & August 19th (1-week sessions)

Aspiring designers and creative campers interested in learning new skills, look no further! Fashion and Machine Sewing Camp provides an immersive experience into the world of machine sewing. Skilled Handwork Studio teachers instruct beginners and advanced campers on how to construct clothes and accessories from start to finish. Choosing from our large catalog of patterns provided by our exclusive partner, Simplicity Creative Group, means this camp is about choice.  Campers have the freedom to decide what to pursue from backpacks, to stuffed animals, to dresses, and PJ’s all while learning new skills. With our endless options, campers can come back week after week, and year after year. No experience is necessary, and all the supplies and materials are included.

Full Day (9:00AM-3:00PM) $495

Build & Design
Build & Design
(Ages 5-8)
Dates

Weeks of August 3rd, August 12th & August 19th (1-week sessions)

Dream it, design it, build it! Using award-winning recycled cardboard-based construction systems, hand-tools, imagination, and problem-solving skills, the possibilities are endless. Expert Handwork Studio instructors challenge campers to explore architectural concepts, gain a deeper understanding of spatial relationships, and experiment to bring structures from their minds to reality. It’s Minecraft  in reality! All supplies are included, no experience necessary, and projects will change from week to week. 

Full Day (9:00AM-3:00PM) $475
Half Day AM (9:00AM-1:00PM) $320
Half Day PM (1:00PM-3:00PM) $210

Counselor Assistant Program (CAP)
Counselor Assistant Program (CAP)
(Ages 14-15)
Dates

Weeks of August 3rd, August 12th & August 19th (2-week sessions)

The Counselor Assistant Program (CAP) is a hands-on leadership program designed for high school students looking to gain professional experiences through working with young children and adults.

Participants in the Handwork Studio CAP will work with campers in Fiber Arts. Enhance your leadership skills, develop your sewing and crafting expertise, and gain firsthand experience with the roles and responsibilities of a summer camp counselor. Please note, each session of the Handwork Studio CAP is two weeks.

Participation is free but MUST register. 

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