AUGUST 2022

(PA) August 1, 2022, SKETCHING NATURE: AUGUST IN THE GARDENS, Ages: 10-14, Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, 610.388.5257, schoolandyouth@longwoodgardens.org. Find a new way to enjoy—and capture—nature through sketching. In this outdoor workshop suitable for all experience levels, learn to focus on the details of color and texture found in a garden, a landscape, or even a fountain. Explore different styles and color-mixing strategies to capture intricacies of the natural world. Oil pastels and sketch pad provided. Cost of Event $60.00. https://longwoodgardens.org/events-performances/events/sketching-nature-august-gardens

(NJ) August 1–5, 2022, SUMMER BASEBALL CAMP IS BACK! 9am-3pm. Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, 8 Yogi Berra Drive, Little Falls, NJ, 07424, 973-655-2378, yogimuseum@montclair.edu. Located on the campus of Montclair State University. Under the direction of instructor Andrew Mulvey, Head Coach at Warlaw-Hartridge, and his team of talented athletes, the Museum’s baseball camp is ideal for players ages 7–13. Campers will focus on the fundamentals of the game, including throwing, catching, fielding, hitting, base running and more. For optimal learning, campers are split into groups based on skill level. Refreshments and lunch are provided daily, along with a museum activity. Cost is $325 per camper for the week. https://yogiberramuseum.org/

(PA) August 1-5, 2022, ERIE JUNIOR PHILHARMONIC SUMMER CAMP, 8am-12pm (Monday-Thursday) and 8am-2pm (Friday) Strong Vincent Middle School 1330 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16502, 814-455-1375, julia@eriephil.org. The Erie Junior Philharmonic has the perfect summer camp opportunities for your budding musician!  Our summer camp is back and better than ever this summer now welcoming strings, wind, brass and percussion students! This exciting week-long program provides students of all levels, and with at least one year of playing experience of more, the opportunity to refine their skills with peers at a similar level in a fun, relaxed setting. Sign up before June 1st and receive $10 off your registration! We offer a sibling discount of 10% off the price of each students’ tuition. Visit https://eriephil.org/summercamp for tuition information and to register for camp.

(PA) August 4, 2022, CAPTURE IT! DEPTH OF FIELD, ANGLES, PERSPECTIVE, AND EXPOSURE, 9:00 am-12:00 pm (online 3:00 – 4:00 pm), Ages: 13-17. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, schoolandyouth@longwoodgardens.org, 610.388.5257. Capture the shades of summer in the Gardens while learning the key elements of digital photography. Explore the concepts of composition, lighting, and focus while capturing summer scenes in the Gardens. Suitable for all experience levels, our photography sessions include a recorded introductory session; three-hour, hands-on program in the Gardens; and a live online workshop (via Zoom) that same day, focused on learning digital manipulation and editing techniques for captured images. Students are encouraged to bring their own digital cameras; point-and-shoot digital cameras will also be available onsite. Cost of Event $50.00. https://longwoodgardens.org/events-performances/events/capture-it-depth-field-angles-perspective-and-exposure

(PA) August 6-7, 2022, HISTORY CAMP-2022, PA Lumber Museum, 5660 US Route 6 West, Ulysses, PA 16948, 814-435-2652, palumbermuseum@gmail.com.  The PA Lumber Museum is hosting a unique hands-on summer camp experience for students ages 10-18.  Our History Camp program gives kids the opportunity to spend two days immersing themselves in the rough and tumble lifestyle of a 19th-century logger.  On day one, campers try activities like using a crosscut saw, rolling on a log in our mill pond, peeling bark, and cooking over a fire.  They’ll play games like horseshoes, seed spitting, and model log raft racing.  On the second day, participants demonstrate their new-found skills at the Galeton Rotary’s Cherry Springs State Park Woodsmen Show. 2 days of camp, lunch and dinner on Saturday and admission to the Cherry Springs Woodmen Show on Sunday included in the price. Price of the program is $50 for non-members/$45 for museum members. Registration required. Call 814-435-2652 or email palumbermuseum@gmail.com to register. http://lumbermuseum.org/. 

(NY) August 7, 2022. FAMILY CAMP, 2:00 PM (8/7) to 3:00 PM (8/12). All Ages. Camp Little Notch, 744 Sly Pond Road, Fort Ann NY 12827, 518-793-9700, Mandi.Miller@friendsofcln.org. Camp isn’t only for the kids anymore! Families of all kinds (caregivers, siblings, grandparents, cousins and more!) are invited to join us for a week of Family Camp. Each full day, Family Camp will include staff-led programming with each family getting the option to participate in activities such as swimming, boating, creek walks, arts & crafts, teambuilding games, nature and more. Additionally, there will be select Kids Camp time where camp staff will provide activities and supervision for any kids, allowing adults to take some time away for themselves. $500 per person, ages 11 and up; $250 per person, ages 4-10; Ages 3 and under, free. https://www.camplittlenotch.org/events/familycamp

(PA) August 8-11, 2022, ERIE PHILHARMONIC: ERIE PHILHARMONIC CHORUS SUMMER CAMP, 8:30am-4pm, Close of camp concert: Thursday @ 4pm. Cathedral of St. Paul 134 West 7th Street, Erie, PA, 814-455-1375, julia@eriephil.org. The Erie Philharmonic Chorus has the perfect summer camp opportunities for your budding musician! Our Brand-New Vocal Academy Summer Camp is available to students in grades 2-12. This thrilling four-day program provides students of all levels high-quality vocal education to help students grow as musicians and leaders, theory/voice/performance and Piano instruction and workshops. Sign up before June 1st and receive $10 off your registration! We offer a sibling discount of 10% off the price of each students’ tuition. Visit https://eriephil.org/summercamp for tuition information and to register for camp.

(PA) August 10, 2022, CAPTURE IT! LINE, SHAPE, AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES, 9:00 am-12:00 pm; (online 3:00 – 4:00 pm), Ages: 13-17. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, 610.388.5257, schoolandyouth@longwoodgardens.org. Capture the shades of summer in the Gardens while learning the key elements of digital photography.   Explore the concepts of composition, lighting, and focus while capturing summer scenes in the Gardens. Suitable for all experience levels, our photography sessions include a recorded introductory session; three-hour, hands-on program in the Gardens; and a live online workshop (via Zoom) that same day, focused on learning digital manipulation and editing techniques for captured images. Students are encouraged to bring their own digital cameras; point-and-shoot digital cameras will also be available onsite. Cost of Event $50.00. https://longwoodgardens.org/events-performances/events/capture-it-line-shape-and-design-principles

(MI) ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­August 20, 2022, PIONEER FEST, 11:00am-6:00pm. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­All Ages. Cross Park, 7760 S. Main, Frankenmuth, MI 48734, 989-652-9701 extension 4, fhaedu@gmail.com. Created as a festival to give back to the Museum’s supporters and friends, our Pioneer Festival is an annual event that includes games, historic activities, presentations, demonstrations, and food! There is something for all ages! Come support the Frankenmuth Historical Association and experience history for one last Summer Bash in Frankenmuth! $10/person. FrankenmuthMuseum.com

(PA) August 21, 2022, MONARCHS, MILKWEED, AND MORE, 1 pm, ages welcome! Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Ligonier Valley, One Boucher Lane & 711 South Ligonier PA 15658, 724-238-6015, kmiller@sama-art.org. Penn State Master Gardener Patti Schildkamp will present on Monarch butterflies, nectar plants and more. Learn from Ecologist Timothy Savisky about the insects that utilize milkweed while taking a tour with SAMA Ligonier’s Gardener Anne Clark. Penguin Court’s Melissa Reckner will highlight Monarch butterflies’ lifecycle and tag some so we can monitor their journey. In addition, plein air artists from the Plein Air Painters of the Laurel Highlands group including, Doreen Currie, Pat Dickun, Becky Mormak, Betty Trout, Mike Keim, Ann Cehula and others will be creating beautiful artwork of our gardens that will be available for purchase. We will also be hosting children’s art activities to ensure fun for the whole family. $10 donation per family. https://www.sama-art.org/

(PA) August 22-December 16, 2022, YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM CREDIT COURSE FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS AND SENIORS: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (3 credit course GEOG 10). Wednesdays, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm on campus + online, Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, PA 18512. One 3-credit course per person.  Limited enrollment.  First come, first registered.  Ages 16-18. Requires written permission from parent/guardian & recommendation by guidance counselor. Full Scholarships are available. For more information: scrantonoutreach@psu.edu or 570-963-2600.

(NY) August 25, 2022, AUGUST OPEN CAMPING, 3:00 PM (8/25) to 12:00 PM (8/29). All Ages. Camp Little Notch, 744 Sly Pond Road, Fort Ann NY 12827, 518-793-9700, Mandi.Miller@friendsofcln.org. Enjoy a relaxing weekend at camp. During open camping, all areas of camp are available to rent by the individual accommodation or families/groups can rent a whole unit to themselves. Book for one night or several. $50 per night to rent a tent or cabin / $20 per night to bring your own tent. https://www.camplittlenotch.org/events/2022/8/25/open-camping-august-25-29.