Pleasantville Announces Summer Camp Programs

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Photo Credit: Courtesy Pleasantville Recreation Department

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- The Pleasantville Recreation Department has announced the summer camp programs schedule.

The programs include the Engineering For Kids Summer Camp and Kids Art Summer Camp.

The Engineering For Kids Summer Camp runs from August 18-22 at the Recreation Center. The day camp for kids in grades three through eight costs $270. 

"During the Electronic Game Design Racing classes, students will use Multimedia Fusion 2R to create their own video game," representatives said. "Students design a racetrack, race cars and an environment in which their cars compete. At the end of class, students take home a copy of the game that they create."

The Kids Art Summer Camp runs from August 11-15 at the Recreation Center. The program features a half-day camp from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. and a full-day camp from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The fee for the half-day program is $200 and the fee for the full-day program is $320. 

The camp features a Cirque des Arts program. 

"Trapeze, high wire, dancing elephants, and painting all are part of the thrill of the circus. Learn how to draw or create all these and more in a safe, nurturing environment," representatives said. "Construct your own miniature Fun House Marble Game, experiment with clay and wire sculpture, paint the canvas and just have fun creating while using artist-quality materials. No art experience is necessary. Games and snack break will be incorporate in the half day camp."

The camp also features an "Inspiration From Famous Artist" program.

"Order up sculpture, drawing, watercolor and new techniques, all inspired by famous artists. Create your own miniature canvas on an easel. Develop a design using multi-colored, translucent paper with the look of real stained glass, one of the world’s most beautiful art forms," representatives said. "Learn how to draw the easy KidsArt way! All this and more while learning a little about famous artists such as Warhol, Matisse, and Monet along the way."

To learn more about the programs call the Pleasantville Recreation Department at 914-769-7950.

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