3501 S Roosevelt Blvd
Key West, FL 33040
Ages 5-13 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate 4 year olds)
Join us for a week of pirate themed activities. The children will make pirate pouches to collect treasure on a nature walk, make personalized pirate flags, learn authentic pirate knots and lashings, participate in a treasure hunt with puzzles and riddles and compete in a day long water battle for ‘the booty’. No Pirate Camp would be complete without a trip to Fort Zachary Taylor to learn how to defend a fort.
About instructor Rick Wheeler AKA Deadeye
Rick is a renown Civil War reenactor and volunteer historian at Fort Taylor and Fort Jefferson. He has been involved with educational outreach programs that include living history events, medieval festivals, Civil War Boot Camp and Operation Purple. Deadeye’s Workshop, Rick’s community centered organization, is currently involved in restoration efforts at Fort Taylor and the building of temporary museum displays inside the fort. He is currently working with the Key West Fringe Theater on the production of Hamlet.
About instructor Kevin Lisinski
Kevin has been working in the field of childcare since he was fourteen years old. He was responsible for the operation of the Community Center and summer program for the Department of Parks and Recreation in Bristol, Rhode Island. Kevin has worked as a behavioral specialist, working primarily with behaviorally-challenged youth in a variety of programs throughout the country. Kevin and his wife moved to Key West in early 2015, having fallen in love with the charm of the island. Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program, understanding numerous techniques and teaching styles as well as having knowledge of countless camp games.
In addition to registering online we will require a more detailed form for emergency purposes. The ArtCamp! 2017 registration form and Camper Code of Conduct will be available on the first day of camp and must be completed prior to the commencement of camp.
Camp commences at 9:00AM and ends at 4:00PM. Each week the children will enjoy a field trip to a local museum or venue associated with the camp’s theme. To ensure the comfort of your child throughout the day, we have included a list of essentials. Please pack these items in a beach bag that can be left at the camp. The bags will be kept in a designated storage area to which the children will have access. It is important that all items be labelled with your child’s name. Snacks will be provided, however, the children will require a packed lunch. Pizza will be provided on the field trip unless otherwise noted. We look forward to sharing an action-packed summer with your child!
- Closed toe shoes
- Flip flops
- Sun shirt
- Reusable water bottle
- Sun screen