Nineteen youngsters aged 5-11 enjoyed a week of creative activities at the Art Attack summer camp in Barry’s Bay. Facilitated by Chelsea Clarke and Makaila Ronholm of Madawaska Valley Dance, they spent five full days playing at the arts at the Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre. The group learned new skills, made crafts, props and costumes. They wrote, rehearsed and performed a play based on the story David’s Father by Robert Munsch. Above: the kids take a bow after performing for their parents
Clarke said that Madawaska Valley Dance had only run March Break camps before. This was their first summer camp and she was pleased when the Township approached them to do it. MV Township provided the space for the program and Clarke told The Current it was a successful collaboration. The smiles on the kids’ faces are ample proof.
Making slime: (left) Fiona Hewis, Kylie McGrath, August Vokun, Sonya Lange; Ready for more slime time: (right) Aceson O’Brien, Alex Bonnah, Sonya Lange, Fiona Hewis, August Vokun, Kylie McGrath
Edward Heubner with infinity gauntlets; Addy Ronholm-Hoftyzer, Evie Bonnah create loot bags
Lex Halliday and Ella McGrath make birdseed cakes; Will Bonnah demonstrates a puppet