Summer and the Hands-On Arts Camp

By Lisa Brown and Tessie Garcia
Special to The PREVIEW

For 20 years, the Hands-On Arts Camp has provided fun, nurturing and creative art experiences to local youngsters.

Check out what the camp is offering this summer by going to the website,, where you’ll find photos and information.

For updates, you can also check out hands-on arts/facebook and you can call art educators  Lisa Brown, 731-3546, or Tessie Garcia, 769-4212.

Hands-On Arts Camp is sponsored by FolkWest and the Pagosa Springs Elementary School.

The camp runs for four weeks for students entering first grade to sixth grade, ages 7-12 — Monday through Thursday June 10-27, and July 8-11, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. each day.  Check-in and drop-off time is 8:30-9 a.m. and classes begin at 9.

Location for the camp is the Pagosa Springs Elementary School’s art room.  Tuition is $120 per week, and includes lab fee.  Daily drop-off rate is $35.  Class limit is 20 students per week.

New this year are three money saving options:

• Sign up for three weeks and get the fourth week at half price.

• Register by June 1 and get 10 percent off weekly.

• Family Deal.  For a full week, the first child is full price and each additional child is $20 off each week.

Keep an eye out for Hands-On Arts Camp flyers.  They will be coming home with your child soon.

This story was posted on May 9, 2013.