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Traveling Artist Camp

PCS Edventures SKU: PCS-EDS-15009

Traveling Artist Camp

PCS Edventures SKU: PCS-EDS-15009
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Traveling Artist Camp


Survey the world of art by carving totem poles in the Pacific Northwest, crafting Aztec masks in the heart of Mexico and experimenting with the artistic traditions of history. In this thrilling camp, students get creative examining the STEM processes that make art possible, like the delicate balance of water tension involved in Japanese Suminagashi paper or the cultural traditions and paleontology of Chinese -dragons. To develop this camp, PCS Edventures teamed up with an artist and art educator in order to embody the true insight of a creative mind. In Traveling Artist Camp, explore the different cultures of the world through the depth of their history, legacy and incredible works of art! 

The Traveling Artist Camp includes all of the curriculum and materials needed for summer camps, after-school environments, and classroom enrichment time.

Recommended Settings:

  • Summer camps
  • Elementary classrooms
  • After-school programs
  • Homeschool environments
Materials Included:
Each kit is shipped in a sturdy Sterilite tub that can be reused to store materials during camp and throughout the year. The page pockets included in the kit are designed to eliminate the need for making full sets of copies for each group of students. As they write with dry erase markers on the heavy-duty plastic, the original copy stays untouched underneath, ready for the next group as soon as the pocket is wiped clean.
  • Sterilite tub to store reusable materials - 1
  • Acrylic paint, black (1 pt) - 1
  • Acrylic paint, green (1 pt) - 1
  • Aluminum pan - 5
  • Calligraphy paper (100 ct) - 1
  • Cardboard sheets - 15
  • Clear tape with dispensers - 5
  • Colored pencils (12 pk) - 10
  • Construction paper, assorted colors (50 ct) - 12
  • Crayons (24 pk) - 10
  • Cups - 10
  • Dry erase pockets - 10
  • Foam board - 100
  • Glue bottles - 10
  • Marbling ink set (6 colors) - 1
  • Masking tape (60 yd) - 5
  • Paint palettes - 12
  • Paintbrushes - 30
  • Pencils (12 pk) - 3
  • Pencil sharpeners - 5
  • Rulers - 30
  • Scissors - 30
  • Toothpicks - 100
  • Yarn, assorted colors (120 yd) - 5
Curriculum Topics:
  • Day 1 - Russian Matryoshka Dolls
  • Day 2 - Greek Pottery
  • Day 3 - Peruvian Blankets
  • Day 4 - Chinese Paper Dragons
  • Day 5 - Indonesian Batik
  • Day 6 - Aztec Masks
  • Day 7 - Japanese Suminagashi Paper
  • Day 8 - North American Tipis
  • Day 9 - European Intaglio Prints
  • Day 10 - Australian Boomerangs
  • Day 11 - Ghanaian Clothes
  • Day 12 - Alaskan Totem Poles

Standards Alignment:
Next Generation Science Standards
  • NGSS 3-LS4-3 Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.
  • NGSS 3-5 ETS1-1 Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.
  • NGSS 4-LS1-1 Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
  • NGSS 4-PS3-1 Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of the object.
  • NGSS 5-ESS1-1 Support an argument that differences in the apparent brightness of the sun compared to other stars is due to their relative distances from the Earth.
  • NGSS 5-PS1-1 Develop a model that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.
  • NGSS 5-PS1-3 Make observations and measurements to identify substances based on their properties.
  • NGSS MS-ESS2-1 Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.
Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.G.A.3 Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.1 Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities.
  • CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.3 Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.

Note: Due to production time, this item typically ships 2-3 weeks after receipt of the order. During peak season, April-June, lead time is around 6 weeks. Please plan and order accordingly. 

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