Update: The blog is back in business! We didn’t post for session 1, but we will from now on. In addition to the blog, you can find daily updates, as well as pictures of campers’ work, on our Instagram or Facebook @casaatsheridan.

CASA Today – 8/4/2021

8/4/2021 CLK 3: Campers today tie dyed shirts, glued corn, beans, and lentils to make art, and made mini “oceans” with plates. Dance 2: Throughout this session, Dance 2 has learned about both modern and hip hop dance. Right now, campers are finalizing their choreography for two songs: “How You Like That” by BLACKPINK and…

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CASA Today – 8/2/2021

8/2/2021 Animation & Cartooning: Last week, Animation and Cartooning made digital art with the mobile app Procreate, made a phenakistiscope (similar to a zoetrope), hand drew flipbook-style animations, and made stop motion films with clay. Today, they painted comics with watercolors, made bookmarks, created animations, and made digital art. Art 2: In addition to painting,…

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CASA Today – 7/30/2021

7/30/2021 Field Day: Today was field day! Campers participated in a bunch of activities, including paintball, shoe toss, a photo challenge, and an escape room. For paintball, campers threw balls filled with paint, which popped on impact, at pieces of paper. Campers were awarded one point if they hit the paper, and two if they…

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CASA Today – 7/28/2021

7/28/2021 Fashion & Design: Earlier this session, campers drew clothes for dolls to wear and then sewed them, made fabric bowls by gluing fabric to balloons and popping them, embroidered designs, and made friendship bracelets and rings. Today, they worked on designing and sewing clothes and accessories for each other to wear – from dresses…

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CASA Today – 7/27/2021

7/27/2021 Gardening: Campers planted sunflower and nasturtium seeds last week, and today campers watered their plants and others from session 1, which include tomatoes and cucumbers. CLK Gardening also assists Gardening campers in taking care of the plants. As this week progresses, campers will plant more flowers and vegetables. When campers aren’t planting, they play…

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CASA Today – 7/26/2021

7/26/2021 Ceramics Workshop: This week, campers are making slab pottery, and last week they made pinch pots. As part of their slab pottery, campers today made luminaries – pressing cool designs into flat pieces of clay. The pieces of clay will be assembled together to form rectangular containers, a candle will go inside each one,…

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CASA Today – 7/23/2021

7/23/2021 Drama: In the morning, campers warmed up with some improv, and then performed comedy skits and creative monologues they came up with, as well as a mini musical. Earlier this week, campers selected two musicals to sing songs from – Hamilton and the Greatest Showman – and they also worked on their songs.

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CASA Today – 7/22/2021

7/22/2021 Art 1: Today, campers wove miniature rugs, drew comic strips, created a blueprint for their ideal Minecraft world, and made portraits with Model Magic clay. The backs of the portraits are flat so they can be affixed to a board, and the campers were challenged to make their portraits as detailed as possible –…

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CASA Today – 7/21/2021

7/21/2021 Ceramics & Art 1: Today, campers made top hats by sticking bits of newspaper together. On Monday, they made masks and, yesterday, kites. As their final project at the end of this session, campers will create a stop motion film starring figurines and sets they create. Minecraft & Robotics 2: Minecraft In Minecraft and…

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CASA Today – 7/20/2021

7/20/2021 Cartooning & Animation: Today, campers began by sketching their answer to a prompt: what did you do yesterday? Below is a 3-panel comic made by Simon detailing his routine yesterday, which consisted of waking up, skateboarding, and then going back to sleep: Over the course of this session, campers will hand draw comics, create…

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CASA Today – 7/19/2021

7/19/2021 Ceramics Workshop: Every day in Ceramics Workshop, campers will begin by journaling, writing and drawing about a given prompt. Today, the prompt was what animal campers would like to be. After they journaled, campers went over the rules and expectations for Ceramics, and then played a couple games of Scattergories. After Scattergories, campers went…

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CASA Crossword!

In honor of National Crossword Puzzle Day (Dec 21), we have a CASA-themed crossword! Good luck! Across ➡️ A feeling inspired by CASA’s classes. (Hint: It begins with “CR” and ends with “TY”) The platform CASA took place on last summer. You may also have to use it for school. A necessary evil. The thing…

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