Kids can let creativity reign at Penticton summer camp

Creativity Camp has been a summer-time favourite with children and this summer’s weekly Creativity Camp will run from July 16 to Aug.31.

Enrolment is up for this year’s Summer Creativity Camp with Penticton’s Okanagan School of the Arts at the Shatford Centre.

Creativity Camp has been a summer-time favourite with children for the last seven years, and this summer’s weekly Creativity Camp will run for seven weeks from July 16 to Aug.31.

Creativity Camp is a themed, weekly program open to children ages five to 10. The unique arts and crafts, music and theatre programs encourage children to explore the world in creative and innovative ways besides exploring the Shatford Centre.

The list of themes that will be explored this summer include jurassic journey, under the sea, around the world in five days, space is the place, treasure hunters, fables and legends, and superhero school. The Okanagan School of the Arts inspiring youth facilitators and artist mentors bring the weeks’ events and activities together. Creativity Camp is $150 and is tax-deductible.

The Shatford Centre is a creative community centre dedicated to creative well-being. It is the home of the Okanagan School of the Arts, and provides opportunities for individuals and organizations to learn about and share information regarding arts, culture, creativity and heritage.

Other weekly summer programs include Rock ’n’ Roll School and Art Classes with Rick Cepella. For registration and details visit www.osarts.com or call 250-770-7668.