S.T.E.A.M. Story Explorers

 

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Camp Session

June 20-24 | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
June 27-July 1 | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Ages

  • This is a co-ed camp for children ages 6-8 year-old.

Pricing

  • Day Camp Cost: $400
    Early bird registration | $380 (deadline - February 24)

Description

In this camp, picture books inspire math, science, drama, and arts and crafts activities as children become story explorers. Through movement, manipulatives, and dramatization of stories, children discover and play with a wide range of S.T.E.A.M. concepts. During the week-long program, children will work with a professional teaching artist to explore stories, make math and science connections and have fun!

Campers will:

  • Participate in fun, age-appropriate drama games and activities
  • Learn to use the Five Acting Tools and Skills: Voice, Body, Imagination, Cooperation, and Concentration
  • Explore books and stories as actors, scientists, and mathematicians
  • Make S.T.E.A.M. connections to the books and stories, and engage in math and science activities inspired by them
  • Have fun with arts and crafts inspired by the S.T.E.A.M. concepts and connections we make 

What to bring

  • Dress in comfortable, active-wear clothing and sneakers
  • A snack
  • Lunch can be brought from home in a cooler, or a lunch plan is available for purchase two weeks before the start of camp
  • Full water bottle with camper's name on it



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Camp Director:
Emily Townsend & Ali Oliver-Krueger

Emily Townsend is the Artistic Administrator and Literary Manager for InterAct Story Theatre, where she is also a lead teaching artist, working with students grades preK-8 in creative drama and theatre. In addition to her work with InterAct, she has worked as a teaching artist throughout the Washington metropolitan region, for organizations ranging from the Sitar Arts Center to the Shakespeare Theatre Company, where she spent a season interning in the Education Department. Emily has also worked on the staff of Holy Trinity School in Georgetown and taught reading comprehension with Lindamood Bell Learning Processes. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Haverford College, and a master’s degree in Theatre History and Performance Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Ali Oliver-Krueger is a director, playwright/composer, performer, and teaching artist. She is the Executive and Artistic Director of InterAct Story Theatre, a theatre for young audiences and arts-in-education organization based in Wheaton serving over 7,000 children and adults each year. As the director of InterAct Story Theatre, Ali designs curriculum; works with students in grades preK-12 in theatre and drama, creative movement, and music; creates original theatre; and leads workshops for teachers and caregivers in how to use drama and music to foster learning. Ali has worked with schools, opera companies, and arts organizations throughout the country, and is a residency artist with Arts for Learning Maryland, The Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts and the John F. Kennedy Center Education Department's DC Partnership Schools Initiative Community Program. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Drama/Directing and Management from the University of North Texas and a Master’s Degree in Opera Performance from The Boston Conservatory. 

This camp is hosted in cooperation with Creative Enrichment, LLC. Please contact owner and founder, Lori Hurwitz, with questions: creativeenrichment.md@gmail.com.

This camp is hosted in cooperation with Creative Enrichment, LLC. Please contact owner and founder, Lori Hurwitz, with questions: creativeenrichment.md@gmail.com.

Questions? Contact Lauren Costello, Director of Auxiliary Programs: lcostello@olgchs.org or (240) 283-3218.