Enjoy time outdoors observing art and nature, making art, and exploring creative writing during our week-long day camps at Storm King. Registration is now open! Space is limited and sessions will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Storm King Young Explorers
One-week session: July 8–12, 2019: 9AM–4PM
Instructor: Evan Miklos
Calling all young explorers! Roam, roll, run, improvise, play, create, and discover the meadows, woods, and art at Storm King. Learn to use a compass! See, sketch, and move like a sculpture! Campers will come away confident about exploring the outdoors and modern and contemporary art. Compass, magnifying glass, journal, art supplies, and more provided.
Art+Nature+You: Summer at Storm King
One-week session: July 15–19, 2019: 9AM–5PM
Instructor: Hara Woltz
See, investigate, and create! Connecting science and art, this camp offers teens a unique opportunity to combine field ecology and artistic practice. Throughout history, both scientists and artists have used field journals to note their observations of the natural world and develop their ideas Focusing on daily explorations of plant and animal life, as well as the sculpture and landscape architecture of the Art Center, campers learn about observational and notational methods through creative journal making. We will engage with a variety of techniques including sketching, collaging, and writing. Each camper finishes the week having created his or her own experimental field journal.
Becoming Authors and Artists
One-week session: July 22–26, 2019: 9AM–3PM
*Scholarships available through Hudson Valley Writing Project
Spend a week at Storm King engaging in place-based writing surrounded by sculpture, rolling hills, meadows, and woodlands. Storm King staff and teachers from the Hudson Valley Writing Project share behind-the-scenes discoveries and inspiring insights, launching students into a fun and creative world of writing and art making. Offered in partnership with the Hudson Valley Writing Project.
A limited number of scholarships are available. To be eligible for a scholarship, students must qualify for free or reduced lunch as outlined by federal income eligibility guidelines. Scholarships are awarded on a first come, first-served basis. Families applying for a scholarship must register for camp online and submit the scholarship application within seven days of registration in order to hold a child’s space in the program.
Education-related programming and outreach is made possible by generous lead support from the Ralph E. Ogden Foundation, Inc., and the Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts. Support is also provided by The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation and the Windgate Foundation. Artist talks are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.