RDG Architecture Camp: Elementary School

past event

July 18, 2022 -
July 22, 2022

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

GRADES: 4th to 6th

100% Donation-Based

Sponsors:
Claire M Hubbard Foundation
Cancellation Policy

Because these camps are free, spots will be filling quickly. We ask that you let us know at least a week before camp starts if you cannot attend. Please alert us by emailing katherine@thekaneko.org.

CAMP IS FULL

Please contact us to be put on the waiting list by emailing katherine@thekaneko.org.


GRADES: 4th to 6th

“Omaha Riverfront Pavilion” This summer, Elementary students will work with RDG Planning and Design Architects, interior designers, and landscape architects to design and model a riverfront pavilion. Over the past years, Omaha has seen a resurgence of the downtown and waterfront areas. During this camp, students will learn about the riverfront’s rich history and explore the area through tours, on-site sketches, and photography. Students will use hand drawing, computer modeling, and physical models to create a pavilion that captures the unexpected connections between city and nature. Only half of the day is focused on this subject matter, the other half will contain a variety of other creative activities meant to keep the students engaged throughout the day.

What Does Donation-Based Mean?

Donation-based doesn’t mean our camps are free, it means that we want to make sure children from all income levels can attend camps. You pay what you can.  

Our suggested donation for a week of camp is $200, so if you can afford to pay that, please do, you’ll be making it easier for us to provide camp to more kids. If you cannot afford the suggested donation, don’t worry, you have other amounts you can donate, including nothing but a $1 registration fee. 

If you’re lucky enough to be able to afford to sponsor a child for a week of KANEKO camp, you can do that too- you will find that option during registration.

CAMP OVERVIEW

Camps are held Monday – Friday from 9AM – 4PM

Lunch and snacks are provided and we will make every effort to have lunch in our outdoor spaces. If your camper has any dietary restrictions, please let us know after you register by emailing katherine@thekaneko.org.

Camp t-shirts will be provided for each camper- you will be prompted to provide a size when you register. 

Phone-Free Environment: Our goal is to provide all campers with a summer camp experience that is filled with unique opportunities and is distraction-free. All camper’s phones will be checked in at the beginning of the camp day. Short period of phone time will be allowed, but we aim to have a phone-free environment. Campers are always accessible to families through the KANEKO phones. 

COVID-19 POLICY: We are uniquely equipped to manage a restricted number of learners due to our large gallery space and have carefully adhered to city, state, and federal COVID-19 guidelines. Campers, instructors, and all KANEKO employees will be required to wear masks while inside the galleries. Disinfecting stations will be provided in every class space.

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Sponsors:
Claire M Hubbard Foundation
Cancellation Policy

Because these camps are free, spots will be filling quickly. We ask that you let us know at least a week before camp starts if you cannot attend. Please alert us by emailing katherine@thekaneko.org.

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