Why choose The Handwork Studio Camp?

Whether you have a budding fashionista with her own sense of style and design or a crafty kid who craves making a one-of-a-kid creatures, our wide array of needle-arts based craft camp programs may be just the thing!

The Handwork Studio camps will envelop your child in creativity, while our fabulous team of counselors cheer them on, helping kids build on old skills or learn brand new ones. Check out all the fun programs we have going on at Pingry School this summer!

Camp Location: Basking Ridge Campus

Full Week Camps Monday - Friday

+ JUNE 18 -JUNE 22

Handwork Day Camp

Ages 5 - 12
Time: 9:00 - 3:00
Cost: $600 *price includes lunch

Handwork Studio Extended Day "After Hours" : 3:00pm -4:30pm
Cost: $150

Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of needle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects. Our goal is to teach useful skills such as hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun with Summer 2018's fresh new curriculum with different projects every week!

Before Care (7:30 - 9:00) and After Care (4:30 - 6:00) are available if needed.

+ AUGUST 13 - AUGUST 17

Handwork Day Camp

Ages 5 - 12
Time: 9:00 - 3:00
Cost: $600 *price includes lunch

Handwork Studio Extended Day "After Hours" : 3:00pm -4:30pm
Cost: $150

Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of needle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects. Our goal is to teach useful skills such as hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun with Summer 2018's fresh new curriculum with different projects every week!

Before Care (7:30 - 9:00) and After Care (4:30 - 6:00) are available if needed.

Fashion and Machine Sewing Campers

Age 9 - 15
Time: 9:00 - 3:00
Cost: $600 *price includes lunch

Handwork Studio Extended Day "After Hours" : 3:00pm -4:30pm
Cost: $150

Whether you are an aspiring fashion designer or a creative camper looking for new skills, immerse yourself in the wonderful world of machine sewing! Designed with older campers in mind, this program is all about choice and creative expression. Campers will be taught how to read and use a wide variety of Simplicity Creative Group patterns, our exclusive pattern partner. In addition to a catalog of over 20 patterns, campers get to choose from dozens and dozens of bolts of tempting fabrics to bring individual style and flare to every creation. There are more than enough options to keep you coming back week after week and year after year!

Before Care (7:30 - 9:00) and After Care (4:30 - 6:00) are available if needed.

+ AUGUST 20 - AUGUST 24

Handwork Day Camp

Ages 5 - 12
Time: 9:00 - 3:00
Cost: $600 *price includes lunch

Handwork Studio Extended Day "After Hours" : 3:00pm -4:30pm
Cost: $150

Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of needle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects. Our goal is to teach useful skills such as hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun with Summer 2018's fresh new curriculum with different projects every week!

Before Care (7:30 - 9:00) and After Care (4:30 - 6:00) are available if needed.

Fashion and Machine Sewing Campers

Age 9 - 15
Time: 9:00 - 3:00
Cost: $600 *price includes lunch

Handwork Studio Extended Day "After Hours" : 3:00pm -4:30pm
Cost: $150

Whether you are an aspiring fashion designer or a creative camper looking for new skills, immerse yourself in the wonderful world of machine sewing! Designed with older campers in mind, this program is all about choice and creative expression. Campers will be taught how to read and use a wide variety of Simplicity Creative Group patterns, our exclusive pattern partner. In addition to a catalog of over 20 patterns, campers get to choose from dozens and dozens of bolts of tempting fabrics to bring individual style and flare to every creation. There are more than enough options to keep you coming back week after week and year after year!

Before Care (7:30 - 9:00) and After Care (4:30 - 6:00) are available if needed.

July 4th Holiday Week One Day Camps

+ 7/2/18-7/6/18 *NO CAMP 7/4/18

Cost: $120 per day
Time: 9am -3pm
*Lunch Included

Handwork Studio Extended Day "After Hours" : 3:00pm -4:30pm
Cost: $150

The Handwork Studio is offering one day camps the week of July 2,2018. Choose one, two, three, or 4 days to spend with the Handwork Studio. Learn new skills and experience the wonderful world of The Handwork Studio. We offer this option for our families who may have holiday plans and do not need a full week of camp.

Before Care (7:30 - 9:00) and After Care (4:30 - 6:00) are available if needed.

Camp Descriptions

+ HANDWORK DAY CAMP

Handwork Day Camp

Ages 5 - 12
Time: 9:00 - 3:00
Price: $600 *price includes lunch

Extended Day "After Hours" : 3:00pm -4:30pm
Cost: $150

Picture your child in the care of energetic and imaginative counselors exploring the world of needle-arts. At Handwork Day Camp, you’ll find campers sharing stories and laughs while working on a wide array of unique projects. Our goal is to teach useful skills such as hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and much more! Campers are always free to express themselves and are enveloped in creativity and fun. Whether refining skills or learning brand new ones, our camp is sure to delight. Join the fun with Summer 2018's fresh new curriculum with different projects every week!

Before Care (7:30 - 9:00) and After Care (4:30 - 6:00) are available if needed.

MEET THE DIRECTOR

Laura Kelly

Founder and President - The Handwork Studio

Founder and President of The Handwork Studio, a kids’ needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp. THS helps kids build confidence and express creatively through stress relieving practical arts such as knitting, embroidery, felting, machine sewing, fashion and crafts. Laura is on the board of a children’s day care, a member of the Local Council of Leaders for the American Camp Association Keystone Region and active with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Whether she was babysitting at 10, a resident assistant in college, or running The Handwork Studio, kids have been the center of her life. Laura is the proud mother of 2 grown children, Ryan and Devon, married to her childhood sweetheart John, and has three dogs. Founded at her kitchen table in 2002, today The Handwork Studio is in 15 states and 40+ location.