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Artist Boat Summer ECO and Eco-Art Camps

Artist Boat Summer ECO and Eco-Art Camps

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Last Updated: May 11, 2022 by Artist Boat | Trip Planning, Nature, Events, Birding


Art meets science in Artist Boat’s 2022 Summer camp sessions. Campers will experience true science and art enrichment with the creation of Eco-Art and exploration of Artist Boat’s Coastal Heritage Preserve.

Kids at Coastal Heritage Preserve
Coastal Heritage Preserve Artist Boat

ECO Camp

Explore the wetland environment around Galveston Bay in a human powered vessel and on nature walks!  Learn to kayak with American Canoe Association’s Quick Start Skills: rescue skills, how to handle the weather, trip planning and more. Learn how to seine and practice different fishing techniques such as cast netting and crabbing. Each camper will get to make their own personal pizza at our outdoor classroom!

  • Sessions limited to 10 campers
  • Camp sessions are $375 per week
  • Ages: 11 to 15

2022 Summer Schedule:

  • Monday, June 13th through Friday, June 17th
  • Monday, June 27th through Friday, July 1st
  • Monday, July 11th through Friday, July 15th
  • Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th

Register at www.artistboat.org/eco-camps

Watercolor Painting at Coastal Heritage Preserve
Watercolor Painting at Coastal Heritage Preserve Artist Boat

Eco-Art Camps

Art meets science in Artist Boat’s 2022 Summer camp sessions! Campers will experience true science and art enrichment with the creation of Eco-Art and exploration of Artist Boat’s Coastal Heritage Preserve. Each camper will create high quality art projects and explore like a young naturalist. Each day is a different theme. Come for one or come for all!

  • Sessions limited to 12 campers
  • Camp sessions are $70 per day
  • Ages: 5 to 10

Registration is open! To register, please visit www.artistboat.org/eco-art-camps

SUMMER ECO-ART CAMP DATES
9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily

June 6-10, 2022: Wacky Wetlands
Do you like to play in the mud? Join us for an exciting day of exploring the creatures and features of coastal wetlands. Students will get to cast animal tracks and make their own clay tile casting.

June 13-17, 2022: Watch it Bloom!
There are so many bright colorful blooms to discover on land and sea! Students will learn about flowers on the prairie, corals in the ocean and make colorful, blooming projects of their own!

June 20-24, 2022: Keep Our Seas Plastic Free
Marine Debris is one of the biggest problems our world’s oceans are facing today! Students will beautify a bucket for Galveston beaches and participate in a marine debris art contest.

June 27 – July 1, 2022: Big Birding Adventure
We’ll provide the binoculars. There is no shortage of birds to see here and participants will explore and paint like John James Audubon. Students will bring home a bird portrait painting and a bird house.

July 11-15, 2022: Fun Fishing Adventure
Spend the day fishing with us! We will learn different fishing techniques like how to seine, throw a cast net, and go crabbing! Students will also learn the ancient art of fish printing and dissect a perch.

July 18-22, 2022: Paint Like Van Gogh
Van Gogh was famous for his plein air landscape paintings. Students will get to learn more about the famous artist, and experience the joys of painting landscapes outdoors and making nature journals.

July 25-29, 2022: Big Bug Week
They may be small, but they are mighty fun. That’s right, we love learning about the bugs on the prairie! We will spend the week catching these creatures and learning about why they are so important. Students will bring home a bug house and bug sculpture of their very own!

August 1-5, 2022: Gulf of Mexico Mania
There are so many fun creatures to learn about that live in the Gulf of Mexico. Sharks and whales, jellyfish, and turtles, and so much more! Students will learn all about the creatures of the Gulf and bring home a painted portrait of a native species.


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Artist Boat is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to promoting awareness and preservation of the coastal margins and marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts. Artist Boat’s Coastal Heritage Preserve currently encompasses a 810 acre conservation area on West Galveston Island. Artist Boat’s goal is to preserve and restore 1,400 contiguous acres from beach to bay. The conservation area is one of the largest unfragmented, single-owner, undeveloped properties of its kind on Galveston Island.

2022-05-11T14:16:14-05:00

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