camps at takoma Park
Sample camp day:
9:00-9:45 - Arrival and open play at our sensory stations
9:45-10:00 - Group meeting on the rug, introduction to the day, story
10:00-10:35 - Art Block 1
10:35-10:50 - Snack, bathroom
10:50-12:00 - Outside play at Takoma Urban Park across the street
12:00-12:30 - Lunch
12:30-1:00 - Quiet reading time
1:00-1:15 - Group story, project discussion
1:15-1:50 - Art Block 2
1:50-2:35 - Choice time, independent work
2:35-3:05 - Closing story, sharing
3:05-3:30 - Choice time, dismissal
For registered participants: All camp forms must be completed by June 1 for each child attending. Please use button below to complete basic info, emergency contacts, and health information.*
*If you would rather complete the health information offline, you may download the Health Form here. All printed forms must be delivered to Little Loft, 7007 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park MD 20912.
Summer camp 2017
Little Loft summer camp is an immersive art experience! Weekly summer sessions and small groups offer a haven for creative kids.
Cancellation Policy: Summer camp is fully refundable until April 15, after which point you may switch weeks if there is space available, but no refunds are given.
All weeks are now full. Please contact email@example.com to be added to a waitlist. Let us know your child's name, birthdate, and requested weeks.
Aftercare available until 6:00 with sufficient enrollment
Is there an animal lover at your house? Explore the animal kingdom through puppet making, drawing and sculpture. Woof, meow, chirp and roar!
July 31-August 4
Does your child bring home sticks, rocks, feathers, acorns and shells? We will learn about important people who have made contributions to honoring our planet and create projects that honor their love of the natural world.
Fun with Textiles
Try out different techniques using textiles. Yarn, felt, fabric, printing, sewing, weaving and hand dyeing.
For kids with great style. What a great mix of history and art! Learn about artists and designers who influenced the way people dress and think about fashion from Coco Chanel to Andy Warhol.
The Art of Science
What do the arts and sciences have in common? Where do we start? Create colorful potions, see the beauty in nature's patterns and test out what happens when gravity mixes with paint.
August 28-September 1
PRESCHOOLER CAMP (ages 3.5-5)
Flutter and Fly
School out early? We'll be making things with wings for these sessions: bats, bugs, birds and butterflies. Come fly with us!
Flutter and Fly
We'll be making things with wings for these sessions: bats, bugs, birds and butterflies. Come fly with us!
You don't need high end art supplies to make art. Find the beauty in the everyday, and make new art with the bits we find around us. Loose parts and found objects. Calling all scavengers and treasure hunters!
Creatures & Critters
If you love animals, this is the week for you! We'll be getting out the feathers, fur and pompoms for this one. Your child may come home with some new pets.
This week will explore the ocean, its inhabitants, and ways we can use salt and water to make art.
SEWING CAMP (ages 9-14)
This camp will be for beginner and intermediate seamsters. We'll introduce hand-sewing and embroidery techniques, and we'll teach each child to thread and use a sewing machine. Each week we'll complete a full project that children can take home. Campers will also receive a discounted rate on our school-year sewing club!
July 31-Aug 4
School Day Off Camps (grades K-3)
When school is out of session for parent conferences or professional development, send your child to Little Loft for all-day art fun! Day camp includes outside play time, an art project around a seasonal theme, choice time at our tactile stations and a vast collection of craft materials. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to request camp days for schools that do not follow the DC or Montgomery County calendars.
No more single camp days this year! Calendar for 2017-18 coming soon!