Summer Camp Options:
Innovation through Environmental Design
June 23–27, 9:00–4:00. 7th and 8th grade students. $350. Register at www.laurelschool.org/summer . This one-week camp for 7th and 8th grade students explores the ways that artists and architects solve design challenges at the CMA. Campers engage in art-making at Laurel School's Butler campus. The week culminates with the creation of a large-scale outdoor sculpture or installation at the Butler campus.
June 23–27, 9:00–4:00. 5th and 6th grade students. $350. Register at www.laurelschool.org/summer . This camp for 5th and 6th graders explores the museum's vast collection of ceramic works from around the world. Experiment with various ceramic techniques, including raku, faience, and slip. The week culminates with an outdoor firing of a piece of raku pottery at Laurel School's Butler campus.
Archaeology in the Circle: Summer Dig Camp
July 28–August 1, 9:00–3:00. For ages 8 to 12. $350. Register at www.hawken.edu/summer . Hawken School's Greis Center. Join the dig at University Circle for a week of intensive archaeological fun with experts from Hawken's science department, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and the CMA! Spend a fabulous week working on an archaeological simulation, uncovering artifacts, reconstructing recovered materials, interpresting our findings, and learning about various cultures, including ancient Egypt, ancient China, and native northeast Ohio. In addition to learning excavation skills, campers will make stone tools, create cave paintings, and learn how to use various primitive tools.