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Specialty Camps

Artistry of Books Camp

Rising Grades 6-11
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Session I: August 5-9: Journal Making Techniques
Session II: August 12-16: Alternative Bookmaking Techniques
Upper School Campus 
$440 per session 

Explore the artistry of books!  This camp offers campers the opportunity to develop skills in the book arts. Our goal is to bring out our creative selves as we create books and tell stories through small and large-scale projects throughout the week. Your camper should wear clothes they can paint in each day, we get messy! Each week will have a field trip into DC and water games on Thursday. Each day, we will design paper, tell stories and learn bookbinding techniques. 
The Artistry of Books Camp is led by SSSAS Upper School Librarian and School Archivist, Rachel Payne. Please contact camp director, Ms. Rachel Payne, with any questions at rpayne@sssas.org

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Age 3-Grade 12 coed Episcopal day school in Alexandria, Virginia


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  • Lower School

    Age 3-Grade 5
    400 Fontaine Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22302
  • Middle School

    Grades: 6-8
    4401 West Braddock Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304
  • Upper School

    Grades: 9-12
    1000 St. Stephen's Road
    Alexandria, Virginia 22304