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School Vacation
Arts & Wellness Day Camps
For Kids (k-8)

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About our
School Vacation Camps!

School Vacation Arts and Wellness programs for Kids in SoulSpace!! 

 

Winter, Spring, and Summer Arts & Wellness Camps 

Ages: 6-12 

Meeting time: 9 am-4 pm (Monday-Friday)

 

1st Week Session: December 27-31st, 2021 (closed registration)

2nd Week Session: February 21-25th, 2022 (Winter Vacation)
3rd Week Session: April 18-22nd, 2022 (Spring Break)

Summer Sessions will be announced soon - please send us an email to join our newsletter!
 

Fee: $275/camper per week

 

Discounts:

1. $250/camper for siblings per week

2. Signing up for multiple sessions:

$250 per week session if you sign up and register for more than one school vacation session. Example: two sessions $500 total. 

*These offers cannot be used with any other discounts

 

COVID Restriction: Limit to 15 kids in a group

Please scroll down to read more about our
Winter Day Camp!

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WHAT PARENTS SAY

ON POSITIVE IMPACT

He brought home new creative ideas and experience.

LEAD FACILITATOR REVIEW

Ahmad was amazing! I loved that he treated each kid as an individual and worked with them to support and challenge their skills.

2021 SUMMER CAMP REVIEW

They are more in touch with nature and like teaching what they learned at home. They are more adventurous, and were inspired to do different things they were not used to.

Introduction

Our campers will engage with nature, art programming and learn wellness practices through our daily gratitude circle, art and mindfulness activities, reflection time and team building games. 

 

Have fun during the school break! Building on our Epic Summer arts and Wellness Camps, Our School Vacation Arts & Wellness Camp is designed to introduce children ages 6-12 to different art forms inside the studios and outside in nature exploring the winter landscape, creek and trails for inspiration and opportunities to discover new materials from nature in winter!

 

How can we use ice and snow as a medium?

 

What happens to the creek in the winter?

 

Participants will learn how to use various mediums inside and outside, and decide on several projects to complete throughout the session both individually and as a group inside and outside the studios.

 

The School Vacation Arts & Wellness Camp is fun and educational as we explore another season at Soulspace and the Sage Street Mill! Students will leave with a renewed sense of  community, connect with friends, and leave with a strong foundation in fun arts and wellness practices!

 

Campers will have daily activities and projects. The camp introduces students to drawing and painting, storybook making, making site-specific work in nature, and multi-media art through hands-on project based learning, and nature exploration along our trails and outdoors space.  

 

Campers can only choose to participate in full-time enrollment. 

 

For further information feel free to email us at info@sagestreetmill.com

“This is a great program for kids who want to be creative during the winter vacation. Our Enrichment camps are fun, educational and engaging for grades K-8.”

What are we providing? 

 

  • Qualified Leadership and Staff: Sage Street Mill Founder: Patricia Burke Pedreira MA in Art Therapy;  international art teacher and educator, Ahmad Yassir and guests. 

  • Professional level arts and wellness lessons and materials, wellness practices, indoor and outdoor space.

  • 3 weeks programming, 1st Session Duration: December 27-31st, 2021, 2nd Session Duration: February 21-25th, 2022, 3rd Session Duration: April 18-22nd, 2022. Sign up for just one session or take advantage of our offer and sign up for more!

  • Day camp hours from 9AM - 4PM.

  • Take home readings and exercises for kids around the topics of wellness and arts.

  • Easy Online Registration.

  • An experience for your child(ren) that will leave a lasting impression!

Frequently Asked Questions

 
How do I enroll my child(ren)?

The easiest way to enroll your child is through our website sagestreetmill.com

 

How long is the program?

We have multiple sessions offered throughout the year. Each session is 1 week long. Winter Vacation Camps: December 27-31st - February 21-25th, 2022, and April 18-22nd, you can sign up for just one session, or both to receive our discounted fee.

 

What age is appropriate?

Right now we have k-8th grade. 

 

How many are in the studio?

There will be at least 6 with a maximum of 15.

 

Who pays for the program? 

The parents/guardians can mail the check addressed to CEDC to P.O box 689, North Bennington 05257

or drop off cash at our physical address, 29 Sage St. 

Or sent online via Venmo @SageStreetMill

 

Do you have Online Registration?

 

Yes, our registration template also includes a medical form, and emergency contact information, you can email us at info@sagestreetmill.com if you have any questions, or concerns, or for following up on your registration application. 

 

What other types of programs do you offer?

Vacation Wellness Day Camps in Summer and Winter, Studio Passes on Saturday (+16), Art classes, Weekly POP UP events, gallery receptions and exhibitions and more! Follow us on Instagram @29SageStreet to get all our updates

 

Our team!

 
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Patricia Pedreira

(she/her)

Founder, Director of the Sage Street Mill Project 

& Arts & Wellness Programs. 

The Arts & Wellness Camps at the Sage Street Mill have been so much fun for me to design and develop over the years!

I am so proud of the dedicated and talented team working here, and all the amazing kids and families coming here year after year!

Read Patricia's full bio here

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Abby Rose

(she/her)

Quilter of 6 years. Using natural plant based fibers and up-cycled fabrics in my work, as well as hand dyeing many materials using the plants around us. In this workshop we’ll be bringing quilt inspired blocks to life with textile art! Using assorted fabrics on paper with glue, we’ll have a look at different fabric types, few simple and very old quilt patterns, types of stitching and how these things can make for a very different quilt in the end. We’ll have a look at first steps, and talk about a few of my favorite quilting styles -Using up-cycled fabrics and clothing examples to get ideas on fun eco friendly scrap quilts for the future. 

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Shea

(they/them)

An artist working in many mediums, most recently printmaking, painting, and storytelling. Nature and the magic of what we find there is the backbone of much of my work. In my exploration with the kids, we will be looking for patterns in nature and interpreting what they find through the process of printmaking. 

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Ahmad Yassir

(he/him)

I am passionate about many things including visual arts and education, and I love to share my passion for learning, creativity, and team building! I'm an experienced international teacher (Lebanon, Turkey, Somaliland, USA) and artist. My most recent work was featured in the Transient Beauty Show at The Bennington Museum. 

I am so honored and excited to lead this year's camps, meet more families from the area, make new connections, and further develop the program as we learn more about each camper! Full portfolio.

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Peggy Florin and Peter Smith

(She/her) and (he/him)

It's been forty years since Peggy Florin and Peter Smith were co-members of the Cumeezi Bozo Ensemble, a NewYork City-based clown troupe. They have since happily reunited at The Mill to form their own ensemble, PePe, where they are currently re-discovering the art, craft, and joy of clowning. Peter has been at Buxton School in Williamstown since 1984, where teaching acting and directing plays have been two of the many hats he has worn there. Peggy has been busy teaching dance, embodied anatomy and the Alexander Technique at Bennington College (1989-2009) and at Bard College (1998-2021). 

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Emily-Grace Maynard 

(she/her)

I'm a student in the 6th-grade class at the North Bennington school, I enjoy spending time with kids and experimenting with art, and developing my creativity. I have attended the Sage Street Mill camp in the past couple of years, and had a great experience!

I'm excited to learn about printmaking and spend time with the kids. I'm also very excited to be a part of the group activities and arts and crafts projects that the kids participate in and choose to do. I can’t wait to be part of the team of facilitators to make sure the kids have a good time and a lot of fun.

Join the fun!