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Community Garden Camp (Afternoon Makers)

Free

with Gardens of Millvale

Aug 8, 2017 at 12 pm

Spend the week at the Gardens of Millvale! The afternoon campers will be primarily harvesting vegetables and learning how to make delicious food using homegrown ingredients. Spicy salsa, green smoothies, tasty dips, and crunchy chips... work with our neighbor Tupelo Honey Teas, and learn to make snacks that the other campers will get to enjoy as well! 

Community Garden Camp (Morning Makers)

Free

with Gardens of Millvale

Aug 8, 2017 at 10 am

Spend the week at the Gardens of Millvale! Learn about gardening, growing and cooking your own food, and the impact of a community garden. The morning group will make outdoor crafts, harvest vegetables from the library garden bed, help with regular garden upkeep, and work with Ms. Danielle from Tupelo Honey Teas to learn about preparing foods using homegrown ingredients.

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Environmental Camp (Afternoon Makers)

Free

with Sustainable Millvale

Jun 20, 2017 at 12 pm

Learn what you can do to help protect the environment! Learn survival skills, go on a tour of the sustainable feature of Millvale, complete an environmental scavenger hunt, and learn about local wildlife. The afternoon group will spend the last day of camp out on a boat on the Allegheny River, helping to keep our rivers and shores clean. 

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Environmental Camp (Morning Makers)

Free

with Sustainable Millvale

Jun 20, 2017 at 10 am

What can you do to protect the environment? Learn about local wildlife, renewable energy, and keeping our rivers and water clean. Spend an afternoon down by the Allegheny River and go on a clean up scavenger hunt! Learn about things you can do to keep our planet happy and healthy! 

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Fiber and Fashion Camp (Afternoon Makers)

Free

with Nora Peters

Jul 18, 2017 at 12 pm

Learn how to dye, upcycle, and manipulate fabric using hand sewing and a sewing machine to create your own clothing and accessories. Strut yourself in our fashion show at the end of camp. 

Fiber and Fashion Camp (Morning Makers)

Free

with Nora Peters

Jul 18, 2017 at 10 am

Experiment with sewing, dyeing, manipulating, upcycling, and creating clothing and accessories! Learn to use a sewing machine or become a master at hand sewing! Make something you are proud of and strut your stuff at the MCL fashion show at the end of the summer!

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MakeShop Camp (Afternoon Makers)

Free

with Children's Museum

Jun 13, 2017 at 12 pm

In partnership with the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, we will have the chance to learn what it means to be a maker! Spend three days working with a teaching artist from the Children's Museum, and end the week with an *optional* field trip to the museum on Friday June 16th.

 

*UPDATE* We will be working on projects exploring making through sound. Music, instruments, beats, and rhythm... what you MAKE is up to you! 

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MakeShop Camp (Morning Makers)

Free

with Children's Museum

Jun 13, 2017 at 10 am

Jump into the summer ready to become a maker! Spend three days working at the MCL with a teaching artist from the Pittsburgh Children's Museum. Work on hands-on projects, make a few new friends, and end the week with an *optional* field trip to the Children's Museum on Friday June 16th.

 

*UPDATE* We will be working on projects exploring making through sound. Music, instruments, beats, and rhythm... what you MAKE is up to you! 

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