Summer Crafts Camp - Fun with Fiber & Fleece
Summer Craft Camp ~ Fun with Fiber & Fleece
July 18 - 22 - For ages 12 - 14 (entering grades 6, 7, 8)
July 25 - 29 - For ages 9 - 12 (entering grades 4, 5 & 6)
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Summer Camp Afternooon Program Note: We have increased interest in an afternoon program for the two weeks of summer camp, July 18 through 29th. We will be designing a relaxed afternoon with lunch, restful activities, art projects, and games. The cost for extending the program to 3:00 will be an additional $50. Campers will need to bring a bag lunch. As we are shaping this afternoon program and the staffing around the age groups, we encourage interested families to contact Kathy Watko, firstname.lastname@example.org, as soon as possible.
Intensify the heat of summer by working with wool. Come wash your fleece and prepare it for work. The course will involve carding our washed fleece, dying it, spinning it, weaving or knitting with it, or perhaps using a drum carder to make roving for spinning colored yarns, and felting.
Julie Pennington was born and raised in New Zealand, but has spent most of her adult life in the U.S. After graduating from the School of Clothing and Textile Design, she opened a clothing boutique in Wellington, N.Z. The success of her designs eventually took her to New York where Julie worked for many designers, including Emmanuel Ungara, Donna Karan, and Marc Jacobs.
If your child has a medical condition you will also need to download and complete the
Medication Administration Release Form.
Summer Programs at Merriconeag Waldorf School
57 Desert Road
Designing Schools for Nature Connection & Community Involvement:
Tues, July 7, 7:00 - 8:30 pm,
Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
$10/person suggested donation.
Join us for an evening of exploration with Matt Bibeau, Co-Director of the Institute of Permaculture Education for Children, into how we can support the transition towards providing children with abundant opportunities to connect and learn with nature.
This event is co-hosted by Merriconeag and The Resilience Hub of Portland Maine.
Circus Smirkus at Merriconeag:
Monday, August 3 & Tuesday, August 4, 1:00 & 6:00 pm,
Grade School Campus, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport.
THE BIG TOP TOUR IS COMING TO TOWN
with our own high school student, Sarah Norden,
as part of the amazing cast!
TICKETS ON SALE AT ROYAL RIVER NATURAL FOODS BEGINNING JUNE 10TH!