Art & Science in the Woods
Art and Science in the Woods is a weeklong day camp held at the Sun Foundation Art and Nature Center in the month of June, where students as young as six learn from and are inspired by professional artists and scientists in nature’s classroom.
This five day program connects students with inspiring artists, engineers, archeologists, scientists, survival skills instructors and more all while taking in the natural beauty of the outdoors. On the final day, family, friends and the community are invited to the Sun Foundation Art and Nature Center to celebrate their week of sharing and learning.
Who can attend?
Everyone in moderate physical condition can enjoy being at Art and Science in the Woods. Classes are open to students ages six through adult.
Dates and location
June 8–June 12, 2020
Art and Science in the Woods is a five day program held Monday through Friday in June. Classes run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday–Thursday and until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, rain or shine at the Sun Foundation Art and Nature Center, 25 miles north of Peoria.
The Sun Foundation owns no land or facility. The Sun Foundation Art and Nature Center and Art and Science in the Woods are located on the property of Joan, Brett and Bob Ericksen – Blue Heron Farm, and neighboring farms.
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