The last few weeks of August are challenging ones as parents look for opportunities to keep children engaged in stimulating, low cost activities, in a safe environment. ACCE proposes to do all of these things and more. The camp will give caregivers a preview of what will be available in the fall after school program, while filling that awkward gap between the end of summer programs and the beginning of the new school year. Excellent art programming is a wonderful way to ease young minds into a new school year by firing up those creative centers.
The ACCE summer camp will run August 18 –through August 22 at the The Church of The Advocate located at 1801 Diamond Street.
Families can get a taste of what ACCE has to offer by joining the one week Summer Arts Camp, which will introduce the community to partners, like Black Women in Sport Foundation. BWSF will offer campers a taste of tennis. Black Women in Sports continues to play a critical role in making sure that young people are introduced to non-traditional sports. Mighty Writers, now in its sixth year of teaching Philadelphia kids (ages 7 to 17) to think and write with clarity so they can achieve success at school, at work and in life. Mighty Writers will offer a three day Comic Madness workshop; campers will learn to create original comic books, Claymobile created in 1994 as the outreach arm of Claystudios will offer Claymation workshops. Campers will work with clay and have their clay creations transformed into animated stories. Art Sanctuary a long time friend and Advocate partner will offer theater and dance workshops with artist Wanda Moore.
If you are a parent, caregiver or young person who has an interest in arts and sports this is the camp for you! One week of camp is $25 or just $5. ACCE will serve breakfast and lunch and campers receive all of the supplies they need for each workshop.
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