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March 22, 2021 - March 26, 2021
10:00 AM
Time Details:
Monday, March 22, campers meet online for a virtual welcome and introduction from museum educators. Tuesday through Thursday campers complete a new activity each day on their own. Friday, all campers meet online again for a virtual show-and-tell of their completed projects. There are two sessions with assigned meeting times.
All activities are virtual and camp registration includes a pick-up kit with all of the necessary activity supplies.
Las Cruces, NM 88001
There is no charge. Pre-registration is required. Regiter by Wednesday, March 17
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Geometric Aljamia “Spring Break Camp”

Monday, March 22, 2021

Campers in grades 1-8 learn to use a compass and protractor to explore tessellation patterns and create a geometric tile design with the Museum of Nature & Science; make rubbing plates with geometric designs for printmaking with the Museum of Art; and learn about the richness of Arabic culture and philosophy by making a Hamsa, which is a cultural symbol of peace that brings good fortune, health, and happiness with the Branigan Cultural Center. All activities are appropriate for all age groups. Campers are invited to a virtual tour of the exhibition, Geometric Aljamia, at the Museum of Art which inspired the camp activities.