JUNE 2022

(PA) June 1, 2022, ERIE PHILHARMONIC SUMMER CAMPS. Calling all young musicians and singers- the Erie Philharmonic has a summer camp for you! SIGN UP BEFORE JUNE 1, 2022 AND RECEIVE $10 OFF YOUR REGISTRATION! Erie Philharmonic, 23 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16501, 814-455-1375, julia@eriephil.org. INSTRUMENTAL CAMP: The Erie Junior Philharmonic’s Instrumental Summer Camp is back, welcoming string, wind or brass musicians, grades 2-12, with one or more years’ of playing experience. Dates: August 1-5, 2022. Times: 8am-12pm (Monday-Thursday) and 8am-2pm (Fri.) Location: Strong Vincent Middle School (1330 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16502). $85-$100. Have more than one student looking to sign up? We offer a sibling discount of 10% off the price of each students’ tuition. VOCAL CAMP: The Erie Philharmonic is excited to announce the launch of a brand-new Vocal Academy Summer Camp, available to students in grade 2-12. Dates: August 8-11, 2022. Times: 8:30am-4pm. Close of camp concert! (Thursday @ 4pm). Location: Cathedral of St. Paul (134 West 7th Street, Erie, PA 16501). $85-$100. Have more than one student looking to sign up? We offer a sibling discount of 10% off the price of each students’ tuition. eriephil.org/summercamp.

(AL) June 1-July 30, 2022, CELEBRATE AMERICA! Tuesdays-Saturdays (excluding July 1-3, 5), 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All ages. American Village, 3727 Hwy 119, Montevallo, AL 35115, (205) 665-3535, contact@americanvillage.org. Veterans, active military, and children ages 4 and under are free. Family-friendly red, white and blue fun for patriots of all ages at the American Village! Play colonial games, explore the Randall Museum of miniature American history, meet patriots of the past, see a puppet show, learn about apothecary herbal remedies, and march with Washington’s Continental Army. Be sure to experience the multi-sensory West Wing of Independence Hall and see the original film “Choosing to be an American People.” $5 admission. http://www.americanvillage.org/

(NY) June 3, 2022, 6:00 PM to June 5, 2022, 1:00 PM, ME & MY PAL GETAWAY (Girls), Camp Little Notch, 744 Sly Pond Road, Fort Ann, NY, 12827, (518) 793-9700,  Mandi.Miller@friendsofcln.org. This camping experience is for a girl and any special adult in her life that she would like to camp alongside. This adult can be of any gender and could be a parent, grandparent, aunt/uncle, adult sibling, or any other caregiver in her life. Each girl must attend with at least one adult. Meals will be provided in the dining hall throughout the weekend and participants will enjoy all of our classic camp activities facilitated by our camp staff, such as boating, hiking, field games, arts & crafts, a campfire and more. Lodging is included in the fee and all participants will be housed in raised platform tents that hold up to 4 participants each on their own cots. Pairs/families will not be placed with others unless requested. This experience is perfect for a girl who might be interested in attending overnight camp and would like to try out the Camp Little Notch experience alongside a trusted adult. Fee: $100 per person. https://www.camplittlenotch.org.

(OH) June 4, 2022, BRADFORD OHIO RAILROAD HERITAGE FESTIVAL, all ages. Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum, 200 N Miami Avenue, Bradford Ohio 45308, 937-552-2196, bradfordohiorrmuseum@gmail.com. Day-long event Drone Race, Kiddie Tractor Pull 10 am registration 11 am competition Games Face Painting Thomas the Tank Kiddie Ride, Operation Lifesaver, Train Layouts. $10 Adults; Children Free. www.bradfordrrmuseum.com

(PA) June 6, 2022, LEAF RUBBING WITH CRAYON AND WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP, 1-3 pm, ages: 5 and up with guardian. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Bedford, 137 E. Pitt St. Bedford, PA 15522.  In honor of Michael Morsorjak’s current exhibition, please join us for an Adult and Kid orientated Leaf Rubbing with Crayon or Watercolor Workshop. No Experience necessary and all supplies will be provided. We hope this staff lead workshop adds a little extra color into your day. Free. Contact bedford@sama-art.org or (814) 589-3020. https://www.sama-art.org/

(CT) June 7, 2022, HOME AWAY FROM HOMESCHOOL: Drawing Texture and Patterns Through Mini Monster Art, 1:00-2:30 PM, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Ages: 5-18. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, (203) 753-0381, jason@mattmuseum.org. Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own works using the techniques of that artist! Cost of Event: $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family). $50/Series ($45 for the third+ child per family). Work from the series will be on view in the Museum’s Monteiro Family Community Gallery in Summer 2022. Learn more and register at mattmuseum.org/calendar.

(PA) June 8, 2022, HOMESCHOOL DAY: SUMMER FUN, 10am-12pm. Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Road, Reading, PA 19611, 610-371-5850 x227. Kick off the start of summer with a morning full of exciting activities that are sure to jump start the summer time! Homeschool Families — Join educators from The Museum for an exciting morning filled with special tours and hands-on projects that the whole family can enjoy! Programs are designed for elementary school age students (younger and older siblings are welcome to participate). Reservations Required. Contact Coleen at 610-371-5850 x227 or email coleen.mikucki@readingpublicmuseum.org. Deadline to register is 24 hours prior to the event. Members: $15 (1 adult and 1 child), $5 for each additional child or adult. Non-Members: $20 (1 adult and 1 child), $7 for each additional child or adult. All program participants will be required to sign a COVID-19 liability waiver to attend each program. ***The Museum is following all CDC recommended policies for programs and events. For information, visit https://www.readingpublicmuseum.org/homeschool-days.

(NY) June 11, 2022, SPEND A DAY OF PLAY AT BNHV! 10:00am to 4:00pm. Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY 14228, (716) 689-1440, minfo@bnhv.org. Do you like sports and recreation? Play in the Village is for you! Join us June 11th to learn about nineteenth century sports, such as baseball (America’s pastime), recreation, and various children’s activities. bnhv.org

(PA) June 12, 2022, RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN IN CONCERT, 3PM, All Ages. Erie Philharmonic, Warner Theatre, 811 State Street, Erie, PA, 16501, (814)-455-1375, info@eriephil.org. We are fortunate to have such a vibrant tradition of musical theatre in our community, with some of our own hometown stars drawing critical acclaim on the stages and screens of Broadway, Hollywood and beyond. In June we will cap our Pop Series with Erie’s stage stars in a tribute to the most celebrated musical theatre duo in Broadway history, Rodgers and Hammerstein. With music from The Sound of Music, Oklahoma! The King & I, Cinderella, and other favorites, we will present the most memorable Rodgers and Hammerstein moments in a musical revue of greatest hits. Prices vary depending on seats. Daniel Meyer- conductor. Kate Thiem- artistic coordinator. Erie Philharmonic Chorus. .Erie Junior Philharmonic Chorus. Thomas Brooks- director. www.eriephil.org  

(CT) June 14, 2022, HOME AWAY FROM HOMESCHOOL: Exploring Optical Illusion Art, 1:00-2:30 PM, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Ages: 5-18.  Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, (203) 753-0381, jason@mattmuseum.org. Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own works using the techniques of that artist! Cost of Event: $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family.) Work from the series will be on view in the Museum’s Monteiro Family Community Gallery in Summer 2022. Learn more and register at mattmuseum.org/calendar.

(PA) June 16, 2022, SAMA SILVER SCREEN SELECTIONS: A VIRTUAL SCREENING OF PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE (1959), ages: 11 and up. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Loretto. SAMA Silver Screen Selections is a series of virtual film screenings offered in conjunction with the Mark Del Costello Poster Collection exhibition at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Loretto. Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) is a scifi horror film directed by Ed Wood which follows a group of extraterrestrials who try to stop mankind from developing a weapon which would destroy the universe! The movie has a reputation for being “so-bad-its-good” and has since gained a cult following. Audiences will be entertained by the charming sets, bad acting, and overall goofiness. Free. Virtually. Call 814-472-3920 or email ddiandrea@sama-art.org for information.  https://www.sama-art.org/

(CT) June 21, 2022, HOME AWAY FROM HOMESCHOOL: Painting Floral Still-life’s, 1:00-2:30 PM, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Ages: 5-18. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, (203) 753-0381, jason@mattmuseum.org. Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own works using the techniques of that artist! Cost of Event: $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family.) Work from the series will be on view in the Museum’s Monteiro Family Community Gallery in Summer 2022. Learn more and register at mattmuseum.org/calendar.

(PA) June 23, 2022, LEAF & FLOWER HAMMERING PAPER ART, 12:30pm-2:30pm, ages 3+. Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Bedford, 137 E. Pitt St. Bedford, PA 15522, bedford@sama-art.org.  Together with a handful of leaves, flowers, and a small wooden block, we will be hammering out a colorful design that ends up looking almost like a painting. Free workshop. Register at https://www.sama-art.org/or call 814.589.3020.

(PA) June 23, 2022, Sketching Nature: June in the Gardens, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 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-june-gardens

(NY) June 24, 2022, ME & MY PAL GETAWAY WEEKEND FOR BOYS & AN ADULT, 6:00 PM (6/24) to 1:00 PM (6/26). All Ages. Camp Little Notch, 744 Sly Pond Road, Fort Ann NY 12827, 518-793-9700, Mandi.Miller@friendsofcln.org. This camping experience is for a boy and any special adult in his life that he would like to camp alongside – this adult can be of any gender and could be a parent, grandparent, aunt/uncle, adult sibling or any other caregiver in his life. Each boy must attend with at least one adult. Meals will be provided in the dining hall throughout the weekend and participants will enjoy all of our classic camp activities facilitated by our camp staff, such as swimming, boating, creekwalking, arts & crafts, a campfire and more. $100 per person. https://www.camplittlenotch.org/events/meandmypalboys.

(PA) June 25, 2022, to August 8, 2022, WELCOME TO CAMP LEE MAR: A SPECIAL CAMP FOR SPECIAL KIDS, 450 Route 590, Lackawaxen, PA 18435, (570) 685-7188, ari@leemar.com. While Lee Mar takes pride in our academic-related programs, we also want to make sure our campers are enjoying traditional camp activities and all the adapted special needs summer programs we have to offer. Days at Lee Mar are filled with smiles, laughs, and fun. Our goal is to give the campers an amazing summer experience while working on all areas of independent living skills. Camp Lee Mar provides a very structured program with six periods in each day. The program encompasses all the traditional camp activities but, in addition, includes strong speech, social skills, academics, daily living, physical therapy, and occupational therapy programs. At Camp Lee Mar, we understand the challenges, extra costs, and stress presented when raising a child with special needs. Therefore, we strive to keep the cost of camp as low as possible. Our 2022 session runs from at a cost of $12,900. Camp Lee Mar has financial assistance available through a number of scholarships. Make sure to contact camp as soon as possible if you are interested in applying for these scholarships. If you have any questions regarding our dates, pricing, or programs, please don’t hesitate to contact us at ari@leemar.com or (215) 658-1708. Winter Address: 805 Redgate Road, Dresher, PA 19025, (215) 658-1708, ari@leemar.com.  leemar.com.

(PA) June 26, 2022, MAHLER’S RESURRECTION, 3PM, All Ages. Erie Philharmonic, Warner Theatre, 811 State Street, Erie, PA, 16501, (814)-455-1375, info@eriephil.org. Continuing in our tradition of performing the work of America’s finest composers, we have co-commissioned new music by Chinese-born composer Zhou Tian. Inspired by diary entries of American soldiers during World War I, Tian’s Rise attempts to convey the emotions of servicemen through the intimacy and power of the orchestra. Mahler’s Second Symphony traverses a brooding lament to a fallen titan, reflects on the beauties and grotesqueries of a life passionately lived and ends with an astonishing sonic epic on the transformation of a spirit. This ‘Resurrection’ Symphony takes its cue from Beethoven’s 9th, with a finale of immense proportion including a full chorus, solo soprano and solo mezzo soprano.  Prices vary depending on seats. Felicia Moore- soprano. Daryl Freedman- mezzo soprano. Erie Philharmonic Chorus.  Thomas Brooks- director. www.eriephil.org.

(NJ) June 26-August 13, 2022, APPEL FARM ARTS CAMP, ages 7-17, Appel Farm Arts Camp, 457 Shirley Road, P.O. Box 888, Elmer, NJ 08318, (856) 358-2472, camp@appelfarm.org. Igniting Creativity, Kindness & Confidence Appel Farm Arts Camp is an overnight summer arts camp for kids ages 7 – 17. Summers at Appel Farm Arts Camp have sparked the imaginations of thousands of young people for more than 50 years! Campers learn new artistic skills, interact with artists from around the world, gain social skills and grow as individuals and members of a community in a beautiful part of rural southern New Jersey. Camp tuition is all-inclusive, including all programming and instruction (exception Horseback Riding which has an additional fee); basic supplies and equipment; meals and healthy snacks; laundry services; healthcare; summer mementos; and transportation to and from bus and train stations in Philadelphia, or Philadelphia International Airport. Take advantage of 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks of independence, inspiration, and loads of fun! Visit our website for prices and registration information. https://appelfarmartscamp.org/

(VA) June 27-29, 2022, Jamestown Adventurers, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, 4-6 Years-Old. Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-1607, (757) 253-4839, group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov. Come devour history as you learn the a-maize-ing way corn was vital to the Powhatan, what sailors supped at sea, and the convergence of cultures and cuisine at Jamestown. $75 for the 3-day session. https://jyfmuseums.org/.

(VA) June 27-29, 2022, Jamestown Discoverers, 1st-3rd Grade, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-1607, (757) 253-4839, group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov. Come and play like the Powhatan, bust boredom like a seafarer, and make fun in the fort while you explore entertainment of the past. For children who have just completed grade 1, 2 or 3. $75 for the 3-day session. https://jyfmuseums.org/.

(VA) June 27-29, 2022, JAMESTOWN EXPLORERS, 4th-5th Grade, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-1607, (757) 253-4839, group.reservations@jyf.virginia.gov. Do you see what I see? Explore how shared experiences can tell a different story based on the source. How did people in England know what life was like in Jamestown without the technology of today? For children who have just completed grade 4 or 5. $75 for the 3-day session. https://jyfmuseums.org/.

(PA) June 27, 2022, SIX WEEK SUMMER DANCE PROGRAM, ages: 3-adult. Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley, Inc, 556 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018, 610-865-0353, pyb@rcn.com.   Classes are offered for ages three through adult. The youngest students begin with an introduction to the basics of ballet; these include rhythm, dynamics, and terminology. Youth level classes are available for the student who wishes to learn ballet or improve his/her technique. The Pre-Professional Day Intensive is designed for the serious student, age 9 & up, and includes Progressing Ballet Technique in addition to ballet, tap, jazz, and musical theater. Throughout the Summer Dance Program, guest master teachers are invited to instruct the pre-professional day intensive students. Visit our website for more information at https://www.bglv.org/classes/summer-dance-program/

(CT) June 27-July 22, 2022, SUMMER ADVENTURES, 9:00 AM-3:30 PM includes before care (8:00-9:00 AM) and after care (3:30-5:00 PM), ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Ages 6-12. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, (203) 753-0381, jason@mattmuseum.org. School might be out, but the fun is still IN at The MATT! Drop off your child for these fun-filled week-long experiences. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries and special exhibitions while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Join us for this fun, safe, and educational childcare offering on days you might not get off! All supplies provided. Bring a bagged lunch. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Cost of Event: Weekly: $200 Members. $210 General. Week of 7/5-7/8: $160 Members. $170 General. Full and partial scholarships are available. Learn more and register at mattmuseum.org/calendar.

(CT) June 28, 2022, HOME AWAY FROM HOMESCHOOL: Crafting Boats Inspired by our Shipwrecks exhibition, 1:00-2:30 PM, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Ages: 5-18. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702, (203) 753-0381, jason@mattmuseum.org. Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own works using the techniques of that artist! Cost of Event: $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family.) Work from the series will be on view in the Museum’s Monteiro Family Community Gallery in Summer 2022. Learn more and register at mattmuseum.org/calendar.

(PA) June 29, 2022, FUNDAMENTALS OF DRAWING: JUNE IN THE GARDENS, 9:00 am-12:00 pm, Ages: 10-14. Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348, 610-388-5257, schoolandyouth@longwoodgardens.org. Learn the fundamentals of drawing–including line, form, shape, proportion, and scale—inspired by the gorgeous flowers and interesting plant life found in our Gardens. Suitable for all experience levels, our drawing sessions focus on color theory and the use of colored pencils to layer, shade, and apply tonal value in the finished pieces. Colored pencils and drawing pad provided. Cost of Event $60.00. https://longwoodgardens.org/events-performances/events/fundamentals-drawing-june-gardens.

(PA) June 20, 2022, CAPTURE IT! COMPOSITION, LIGHTING, AND FOCUS, 9:00am-12:00pm, (online 3:00-4:00pm), 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-composition-lighting-and-focus