Wednesday, June 16, 2010


Peachtown Elementary School Summer Camps 2010

The Edible Container Garden

Session I: June 28 – July 2

Session II: July 19 – July 23

Ages 8 and Up

9 AM to 2 PM

Using recycled or re-usable materials, create your own container garden to take home with you, to care for and watch grow over the summer. Learn about composting, bugs, eating a rainbow, and getting your hands dirty! The week will end with a cooking class to learn a few simple recipes that you can make at home. Bring you own lunch.

Offered by Stacey Weeks-Purdy, Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor, AADP,

For information contact Stacey at 315.406.8867 or

$175.00, payable to Stacey Weeks-Purdy

Mixed Media Art Camp

July 12- July 16

Ages 9 and Up

9 AM to 2 PM

Each day you will create a piece in a new medium: painting, sculpture, polymer, textiles and more. Bring your own lunch. For more information, call 315-364-8721 or email

Taught by area artists Dee Sprague, Annie Zygarowicz, Mnetha Warren, Marilyn Post and Heather Chaplet

$125; 20% discount for siblings, payable to Peachtown Elementary School

“Characters Come Alive" Creative Writing Camp

August 16 – August 20

Grades 5 - 9

9 AM to 2 PM

Children will make their own journals before creating characters that come alive for readers. Throughout the week, participants will learn how to write plays, short stories, memoirs and poetry. On Friday, we will host a public reading of our work, which will be bound to make a group anthology. Bring a composition notebook, USB drive and pens. Bring a digital camera if you have one. Bring you own lunch. Teacher Amanda Triplett, founder of the Cortland Writing Studio, will be leading the course. For information contact

$95, payable to Amanda Triplett