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About Friendship Crafting

The heart of this camp will be creating, making friends and having fun together! Each camper will experience a wide variety of crafts. They'll have the chance to make their own choices on craft types, colors, and more.

Through our time together, Tabitha, the facilitator, will weave in stories of life lessons and skills. Some of these lessons and skills include approaching others with confidence and creating solutions that help them achieve success.

 

Curriculum

Camp - Day 1: Bead & Jewelry Adventure We will make simple string and glass bead bracelets that (both boy and girl) campers can choose to make friendship bracelets, necklaces or earrings.

Camp - Day 2": Tie-Die & Woodwork Adventure. Bring something from home (shirts, shorts, pillows, shoes) to tie-dye with some crazy colors! We will also work on a small woodwork project.

Camp - Day 3 Perler Bead Adventure. We will use Perler beads to learn a more meticulous craft that campers can take home and show off to friends and family!

Camp - Day 4 Scented Candles Adventure & Ice Cream Social. Campers will learn about essential oils and select one to make a scented candle gift. We will also make homemade ice cream and celebrate all the creativity and friendship of the week before ending our camp!

Friday Mini-Camp: Various Crafts (see schedule below)

Age

6 years old and up

Price

$199 for 4-day, 12-hour camp

$69 for a 1-day, 3-hour mini-camp

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Camp Dates and Registration

Select the dates and Multi-Craft Camp and/or Mini-Camp sessions that work best for your camper. There are only morning sessions available in June and July. Morning sessions run from 8:30am to 11:30am.

4-Day Camps

June 3, 8:30am-11:30am

June 17, 8:30am-11:30am

July 8, 8:30am-11:30am

July 22, 8:30am-11:30am

3-Hour Mini-Camps

June 14, 8:30am-11:30am (Bead & Jewelry)

June 28, 8:30am-11:30am (Tie-Die & Woodwork)

July 12, 8:30am-11:30am (Perler Bead)

July 26, 8:30am-11:30am (Scented Candles)

 

About the Facilitator

Tabitha Parks

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My name is Tabitha Parks, I grew up in Jamaica with my mother and siblings (brother and sister) until I was sent to live with my paternal family in Chicago, Illinois.

I started crafting back home in Jamaica, making bracelets for tourists to buy in order to help my mother pay bills, buy food and help with school costs.  From there, it became a therapeutic time filler. After school, I would make dinner for my siblings, do my homework, put them to bed, then enjoy bead crafting as an end-of-the-night activity.

Crafting always gave me a feeling of relaxation and would also help me to have a product for the upcoming weekend to sell down at the beach!