Peninsula, OH- This summer, Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association (CVNPA) is partnering with local organizations to create unique camp experiences for area youth in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP).Young Audiences Arts for Learning is a non-profit organization whose goal is to make the arts an essential part of a young person’s education. By bringing youth together with visual artists as well as a local ensemble of percussionists from HeartBEAT Afrika, campers at Multi-media Arts Camp will expand their skills, knowledge and creativity.
Through this partnership with Young Audiences and HeartBEAT Afrika, Multi-media Arts Camp, a residential camp, offered July 11-16, will allow campers to create ceramic masterpieces under the direction of Augusto Bordelois; explore the relationship of light and photography by creating their own pinhole camera in an exciting workshop with Donald Black; compose and perform a music and movement piece using trashcans, buckets, African drums and rhythms played by feet, body and hands with Olu Manns, currently a member of the touring company of the Broadway show STOMP. This camp will infuse creative expression in campers while in CVNP.
Summer Camp is CVNP is a great place for kids of all ages to make new friends, discover creativity and be a part of the magic of summer camp in a national park. Other summer camp offerings include.
Survivor Camp- New this year campers will test their survivor skills through puzzles, physical endeavors and daily adventures all while building essential life learning skills; June 27- July 2
Junior Ranger Overnight Camp- For the young camper, Jr. Ranger will let kids explore the national park, investigate fossils, discover wildlife and earn Jr. Ranger status; July 18-20
Theatre Camp- Partnering with Magical Theatre Company, campers learn alongside the very best, acquiring new art skills and utilizing the outdoors as a stage; July 20-25
Jr. Chef Camp- Campers work alongside Chef Larkin Rogers and the Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy to learn about incorporating delicious locally grown farm products into fresh new recipes; July 25-30
All camps are managed by CVNPA, the primary non-profit partner of CVNP. For more information concerning dates, times, locations and cost visit www.cvnpa.org or call (800) 642-3297 ext.100
CVNPA is a nonprofit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about CVNPA and its programs, visit www.cvnpa.org or call (330) 657-2909.
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jocelyn Buckey
(330) 657-2909 ext. 106