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Calling All Senior Artists!
Discover the pleasure of creative expression and the great outdoors. Enjoy (5) fun filled days exploring the arts amid the refreshing and natural beauty of a Philadelphia treasure, the Horticultural Center. Picturesque and panoramic views stretch before you beckoning the artist within you to create and capture the natural setting on canvas. Rustic and colorful scenery abound among the cool and shady trees. Come and be inspired.
Call: Suzette Coates at 215-685-1490 to enroll for the 2006 season.

Camp features:

  • Personal attention
  • Transportation
  • Private facility
  • Snacks and bottled water
  • Safe parking
  • Artists materials provided
  • Choice of Instruction
  • Shady location
  • Celebration exhibit on final day of  camp.
  • Restroom facilities
  • Daily boxed lunch.
  • Camp hours: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Cost of Camp week: $35.00
Subject to change.
THE 2004 PRPS AWARD                                                         
The Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society awards individual, group and agencies for their positive impact on those served by our profession.
The Philadelphia Department of Recreation   presents a new initiative. Older Adult Services Unit in partnership with the Visual Arts Department resulted in two Senior Art Camps during summer 2003. A five-day, four-hour per day camp in mid-June attracted 34 older adults ages 55+. Instructional classes were held for all abilities in painting , drawing, watercolors, and three-dimensional art. Morning snack and lunch were provided . At the request of participants, a second camp was of

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