Does summer make you long for carefree days of dreamcatcher-making, lanyard-knotting, and God’s-eye weaving? Sleepaway adult craft camps let you indulge in breathtaking nature while learning a variety of creative skills from the world’s coolest makers.
Each day offers a variety of classes (knitting, embroidery, jewelry-making, writing) taught by some of the Internet’s most beloved crafters (Kayte Terry, Christine Chitnis, Jessica Marquez), but if you simply want to float in the lake, that’s cool too.
Back then he was the official clown of the Grateful Dead, and he’s still spreading the gospel of the performing and circus arts.
Spend a day, a weekend or nearly a week at Winnarainbow and you’ll have the opportunity to learn stilt-walking, trapeze, improv, ceramics, and, obviously, tie-dye.
Rather than offering a full schedule of different classes, each camp is led by one person focusing on a single skill.
The offerings sound absolutely dreamy — sketching with Camilla Engman in Sweden; food styling and photography with Cannelle et Vanille’s Aran Goyoaga in Whistler, BC; travel writing in Hawaii with author Rolf Potts.
Campbell Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening.