You’re never too young to become a master of your craft! Campers will be inspired by major artistic movements throughout history and some of the best-known artists of all time. Then they’ll stretch their creative muscles to put their own spin on classic artistic techniques.
Some art is larger than life – just ask our Big Art campers. After exploring examples of large-scale art installations—such as architecture, life-sized sculpture, and performance pieces—campers will work together to create a collaborative big art piece. It’s the bigger the better when it comes to Big Art!
A fort can be an endless source of entertainment, and we know building them is where the fun begins! Campers will use real tools and unique building materials to design and construct both individual and collaborative forts. They’ll use decorations and signage to put their personal stamp on what they build.
Get up close and personal with the great outdoors! Campers will explore Fort Baker, and learn key outdoor survival skills, such as how to find and make clean drinking water, what materials can be used to build the best shelter, and which plants are safe to eat. A highlight of the camp week is a special behind-the-scenes visit to the Coast Guard, where campers meet with an officer and learn about maritime safety.
During this maker camp, children get to explore three different digital fabrication tools: laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and 3D printer. They’ll take what they’ve learned and use the tools to design and create objects inspired by three themes: