2018 Summer Camps2018-05-14T17:30:30+00:00

2018 Summer Camps

Welcome to summer camp at Heartfelt. Year round, we offer an ever-changing menu of seasonal crafts for all ages (these drop in crafts will of course be offered throughout the summer). Our summer camps allow us time for more in-depth projects, and are beloved by campers and teachers alike. Led by owner Lisa MacMartin, each summer camp session features a variety of crafts inspired by an intriguing theme. Stop by or call the shop at 612-877-8090. Payment in full is due at time of registration.

Fairy Crafts 1

Fairies are intriguing creatures and we love to create miniature places for them to live. Our projects will include a building, a treehouse and furniture, a fairy family, miniature clay dishes, food, wall art, even tiny letters as time allows.

  • Tues June 19th – Thurs June 21st.
  • Tues August 7th – Thurs August 9th
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Fairy Crafts 2

Has your child already built a treehouse and wants to do more? Interested in creating other miniature places for their fairies and other miniature creatures? Working on a wooden base, children will make a little village that may include a playground, farmers market — so many possibilities! Several kinds of little dolls will be made too.

  • Tues June 26th – Thurs June 28th
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Junior Fairy Crafts

All the fun of fairies, simplified for our youngest campers. We will decorate mini treehouses with paint, glitter, jewels, flower petals, and silk leaves. Children will make simple furniture, a fairy family, and paint a wooden “fairy-mobile”. Structured craft time will be balanced with plenty of time for imaginative play.

  • Tues June 19th – Thurs June 21st
  • Tuesday August 14th – Thursday August 16th
  • Junior Campers: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm $120.

Junior Classic Crafts

Most youngsters love to make things with their hands; this camp is for younger child who enjoys variety. We will make and string beads, paint wooden animals, plant a miniature garden, make felt balls, and decoupage a pickle jar patio lantern.

  • Tues July 31st – Thursday August 2nd
  • Junior Campers: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm $120.
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Fairytale Crafts

Once upon a time, there was a craft camp that explored the stories that have captured our imagination for generations. We will read traditional fairy tales, then make sets of people, animals, and accessories to match each beloved story. Other projects may include a princess in her carriage, a unicorn with rider and glittery crowns.

  • Tues July 24th – Thursday July 26th
  • Junior Campers: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm $120.
  • Intermediate and Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Pioneer Crafts

Pioneers were hard workers–they had to make almost everything. In this camp, we will learn about the lives of pioneers while making their traditional crafts like button jewelry, hanky dolls, corn necklaces, card weaving, bread and butter making. Perfect for Laura Ingalls Wilder fans!

  • Tues June 26th – Thursday June 28th
  • Intermediate and Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Forest Crafts

Outdoor fairy gardens are extra magical but take quite a beating in our climate. We will make small stick houses, furniture, clay mushrooms, a bird bath and dishes, all designed for outside fairy gardens. Waterproof glue, nails, and twine will be used to join things like ladders, while acrylic paints will add a water resistant coating to little wooden dolls and other accessories.

  • Tues July 31st – Thursday Aug 2nd
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175

Fine Arts

Art is an innate form of self-expression. Many of us stop creating after early childhood, but a little encouragement and skill instruction allows our creative lives to expand. Children will receive instruction in drawing, colored pencil work, wet-on-wet watercolor painting, watercolor journaling, and acrylic painting on canvas.

  • Tues July 24th – Thursday July 26th
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175

Wood Crafts

Wood has been used for thousands of years for fuel, as a construction material, for making tools and weapons, furniture and paper. And it is one of our favorite craft materials! Projects will include whittling magic wands and walking sticks, wood burning wind chimes, plaques and self-portraits, fashioning branch slice jewelry, and making a wooden boat that will really float.

  • Tues Aug 7th – Thurs Aug 9th
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Wearable Crafts

Throughout history, we humans have decorated ourselves with jewelry, clothing, even body art. Our projects will include felted jewelry, beading, twisty cord belts and bracelets, flower embellished hair bands and barrettes, and sewn cell phone pouches.

  • Tues July 24th – Thursday July 26th
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Critter Crafts

Children love animals and making their own creatures for imaginative play is so rewarding. Our animals will be made from many materials: felted sweaters, pompoms, beeswax, wood, and more. Reference books will be on hand so we can learn more about the real versions of our crafted animals.

  • Tues Aug 21st – Thurs Aug 23rd
  • Intermediate and Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

Felt Crafts

Wool felt is the most ancient of textiles and its beauty stands the test of time. Experience the magic of felting with sheep’s wool and sewing wool felt. Our projects may include needle felted self-portraits and dogs, wet felted bookmarks, geodes, bags, and sewn felted sweater crafts.

  • Tues August 21st – Thurs Aug 23rd
  • Seniors: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm $175.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming summer craft camps.

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