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Camp of the Week - July 18

Pump It Up of Elkridge Jump-N-Art Summer Camp

Staff Bio | Things to Know 

Photo courtesy of Pump It Up of Elkridge

From the Pump It Up of Elkridge Owner, Denise Smith

"At this one-of-a-kind camp, kids spend time exploring their inner artists, laughing, playing games and bouncing on state-of-the-art inflatables! Jump-N-Art was developed by a fine arts education center and emphasizes the joy of self-expression through art . Studies have shown that when physical activity is blended with artistic activities, creative capabilities are greatly enhanced."

Camp Description

Call 410-313-7275 or click section numbers to register
4-10 yrs / 1 wk starting Aug 6 / $229
9:30 AM-2:30 PM / M, Tu, W, Th and F

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The theme based art projects that our campers create are expressive and unique. They utilize a multitude of art mediums to enhance their artistic techniques such as:

  • Clay Projects
  • Canvas Art Paitings
  • Oil Pastels
  • Watercolors
  • Art Mosiacs
  • Paper Sculprures

A Day at Camp 

Upon arrival our sleepyhead campers get a preview of the fun to come with our “jump start” free play session in the arenas! Once we are all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed we gather in the lobby for silly songs and safety reminders! The fun REALLY kicks into high gear when we separate into our different classes for some awesome, hands-on art lessons and snacks. Have you ever painted with GLUE? Colored with your FINGER TIP? Created your very own 3-D EXHIBIT? Well our campers do this and more every single day of camp!

Our little artists dive right in to a cornucopia of art mediums during our two lessons taught by our certified teaching staff. You will love to see their imagination and creativity combined to make not only marvelous masterpieces, but create memories that will last a lifetime! The only thing more fun than molding clay to create a unique sculpture is getting a high-five from a new friend who can’t wait to race them through our HUGE inflatables while they pretend they are on a desert island hunting dinosaurs!

There is no limit to a child’s imagination, and our camp counselors will bring out their most creative ideas during our theme-based structured play times. Whether it is a scavenger hunt for lost treasure, a fierce game of FREEZE DANCE or training to become an official super hero, we will rock their socks in the arenas!

Staff Bio

Katie Deppe is the director of Jump-N-Art. She is a teacher at Relay Elementary in Baltimore County and holds a masters degree in elementary education. Katie is also a field hockey coach at Seton Keough High School.

Jennifer Holcomb is the assistant director of Jump-N-Art. She is a teacher at the Nichols-Bethel United Methodist Church preschool and has 10 years teaching experience. She has served as the assistant director of Jump-N-Art for four years.

Chrystal Riddle is the assistant director of Jump-N-Art. She has a bachelor's degree in computer science and a teaching certificate from West Virginia University.

Things to Know

What to Bring 

A non-perishable lunch (no nut products.)

Important Forms 

Participation Information Form
You MUST bring this form, completed and signed, with you on the first day of camp. Without this form, we cannot accept your child at camp. Please notify the Camp Director in writing of any allergies or health concerns pertinent to your child’s camp experience.

Medication Authorization Order Form
If it is necessary for medication to be administered during the operation of the camp, a Medication Order Form must be filled out and signed by the parent. A separate form is required for each medication. All medications must be in the original container with the medication name, physician’s name, dosage and expiration date.

Directions 

Pump It Up of Elkridge, 7184 Troy Hill Drive, Suite H, Elkridge, MD 21075
Google Maps 

More information 

For more information on this camp, contact Adam Wienckowski at 410-313-4714 or or Pump It Up Elkridge at 410-579-1122.