Praising the Palm Camp
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Key West - Florida
Ages 5-13 (Please note that due to the intensive nature of our camps, we are unable to accommodate 4-year-olds) Praising the Palm:101 Ways to Work it, Craft it, Create it, Cultivate it Campers will learn to appreciate the bounties offered of the incredible coconut palm. They will study ‘101 Ways' to utilize a plant that features prominently in their day to day life. The students will learn to construct shelters, weave with the palm frond, make coconut delicacies, create arts and crafts and lots more! The goal of this camp is to give students a deeper understanding of their tropical environment and the vitality of the coconut palm. About instructor Zurima Cisneros Born and raised in the heart of Caracas, Venezuela, Zurima was encouraged from an early age by family, as well as her Venezuelan cultural heritage, to become involved in various performances showcasing Venezuelan and Caribbean folkloric dance, art, and music. Earning her B.A. in Gender, Sexuality, Women's Studies and a double minor in Sociology and Portuguese at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Zurima cultivated a strong sense of leadership and community. Currently, on her third year as the Upper Elementary Spanish Instructor and Teacher Assistant at Key West Montessori Charter School, Zurima has also introduced students to the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira, along with after-school Kids Zumba classes. Outside of the classroom Zurima keeps the energy flowing, teaching both Adult and Kids Zumba Fitness classes. Recognized locally as a dancer, choreographer, and a performing artist focusing on Latin American dance styles, Caribbean, and Middle Eastern Dance, Zurima also enjoys participating in community events and is one of the few lucky volunteers taking care of horses at the Key West Police Department's Mounted Patrol Unit. Camp Details 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 wi
  • Start:July 17, 2017
  • End:July 17, 2017
  • Recurring
  • Where:Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 South Roosevelt Boulevard, Key West, Florida, United States, 33040
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