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Week 3 along the Silk Road

Art Camp started in a whirl  with a surprise magic carpet ride that landed us in Bukhara. Accompanied by the trusty Bactrian camel, Pistachio, we explored stories, melodies, and art found in the multi-layers of history along the ancient trade routes known as The Silk Road. We learned […]

Week 2 wrap-up!

Aldar-Kose and Shigai-Bai The week’s story, exquisitely retold by local storyteller Will Hornyak – who left us full hearted and satisfied and generous – can be read or downloaded with the above link. As Week 2 comes to an end and we are indeed “champs” as the song […]

2018 Camp Openings!

Due to a frustrating time with the registration process this past spring, there are currently a number of openings for campers not already registered for ages 4 -12 in Weeks 3-7 (beginning next week!). Please email the registrar at Mariann@grace-institute.org with the your family’s availability and  how many […]

Salom Week 2

Over the past three days art campers have learned that “salom” is one way to say “hi” (and goodbye) throughout Central Asia as well as many other places in the world!! No matter how this word is spelled or pronounced,  we understand this greeting as a universal acknowledgement […]

Khodäfez Week 1!

It was a great first week of “being happy, laughing, and being grateful for the life” at camp, reconnecting and making new connections with one another! Here are the animations and a few peeks at Friday’s activities. . .as well as a link to our Instagram!     […]

Week 1 – The Journey Begins

Salom! This week campers have learned that “salom” is one way to say “hi” along the many trades routes through out Central Asia. No matter how this word is spelled or the particular language the spelling and sounds are from, everyone understands its meaning – connection! Art Camp […]

Open your Heart and Home!

Host a high school exchange student from Central Asia and share you daily family life with a young person while they attend your neighborhood high school and share their country and culture with you. PAX (Program of Academic Exchange) and FLEX (Future Leaders Exchange) partner to sponsor about […]

Wahoo! for 4 and 5 year old campers!

Grace Art Camp 2018 currently has several spaces available for Pre-K/Kindergarten campers in each of the 7 weeks of camp. Campers attend a single one-week session and must be 4 years of age by January 1, 2018, and already be attending a full-day program. Weekly sessions: June 25 […]

GAC eARThday Jubilee!

JOIN US! Create, Engage, and Celebrate EARTHDAY Sunday, April 22 form 12 – 3pm. 12 – 3pm Art Activities with Grace Art Camp Artists! 1pm Trash Tunes Rock Band with Robert Randall 2pm Back Yard Heroes Puppet Show by KC Puppetree Suggested Donation: $5.00/family or $2/person for camp […]

Springful Joy Recap!

This past Spring Break Camp we embraced The Empty Pot (a Chinese fairy tale), the Spring Equinox, and all its joy from lengthening days of light to seeds sprouting into all kinds of lovely and joyous communities. Animating stories, songs, movement, mindfulness practice, and wishing strips for The Coat of […]