Camp Blue Sky attracts 250 young artists

July 29, 2013

in Local

Camp Blue Sky, a fine arts and performing arts day camp that takes place on the SFCC campus, is under way with the theme, “The Future: Here Now, Create Tomorrow.”

Camp founder Barbara Cooney said close to 250 students of all ages are taking part in the unique artistic experience this week.

Daily themes include Digitize (communication) on Monday, Back To Basics (self sufficiency) on Tuesday, Nuts and Bolts (robotics) on Wednesday, Lost in Space (Science-Fiction) on Thursday, and Starship Earth (Science Lab) on Friday.

Special guests for the week include the Smith-Cotton High School Robotics Team on Wednesday at 3 p.m, and the Urban Bucket Brigade on Thursday at noon.

Art teacher Ivan Ramirez will also facilitate a robotics sculpture activity with campers throughout the week at noon, it was noted.

For more information on Camp Blue Sky, founded in 1998, contact Barbara Cooney at 826-6292 or go online at

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