2014’s Summer Camp was full of some of the most rewarding and exciting activities. Students had a chance to expand their horizons through sciences, art, music, and more. Take a look at some of the events below.
Barnyard students took a sea grass adventure at the Key Biscayne Nature Center. They found and learned about many sea creatures such as the Mantis Shrimp and the Puffer Fish. — at Biscayne Nature Center.
String Recital. Students studied and developed their violin and cello skills all summer long. They displayed their new found abilities in a final outstanding performance on the Barnyard stage.
The Barnyard students had the priviledge to go to the Perez Art Museum Miami to learn about why artist make art and how to properly critique their works. — at Pérez Art Museum Miami.
Miami Cultural Center
Arts to Literacy and The Other Side teamed up over the summer to offer filmmaking classes at The Barnyard.
Coconut Grove Cares filmmaking students Michelle Ballard, Demetrius Cobbs, Richard Cook, Howard Homer and Chris James along with Junior Counselors Shaun Harper and Alexis White were honored as mini-Oscar winners by Arts to Literacy and The Other Side at Miami’s City Hall. Sylvia Jordan, Coconut Grove Cares, Executive Director, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Best Child Advocate from Arts to Literacy founders Joseph C. Grant, Jr. and Mary McBeth.
Sylvia Jordan received the Elizabeth L. Virrick Community Service Award.