This summer I took an art camp job, in person at The New Century School in Fells Point MD.
The New Century School is a small multi-lingual charter school in Baltimore City. Art camp runs from now until August 21st, 2020.
Two weeks down, and we’ve been having a wonderful time creating!
With 12 students a week, we have navigated this COVID paradigm with unconditional understanding and grace amidst of the unknown. Working for this school has shown me there are a lot of differences between public county schools and charter schools in the city.
The first week of camp the theme was Mythical, Magical Creatures.
We made dragons, unicorns, imaginary worlds, fairies, mermaids and more!
The second week of camp the theme was Birds, Bugs, and Butterflies!
We zentangled birds and butterflies, made styrofoam stamps of bugs, build birds from model magic and pipe cleaners!
The students are having a wonderful time, even with having to wear masks all day, and having to stay at their own table 6 feet from other students. It has been a little challenging to get the kids to remember to keep their mask up or not to get to close to other students. But overall the experience has been fun.
Everything is better with ART!