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Gan Kef 

Pre-Camp | June 1 – 5        

Summer Memories!
During Pre-Camp, we will start making our summer memories – friends, art, nature! What a wonderful way to set the stage for some upcoming fabulous adventures! Get a jump on the summer as we transition into camp. The children will use all of their creative juices to start our tour of Austin’s finest museums! Come and join us as we prepare to leap into Summer at the Museum!


Session A | June 8 – 19                                     
Session A | Week 1 Only (June 8 – 12)
Session A | Week 2 Only (June 15 – 19)

The Blanton - Young Renaissance!
Campers will start the summer off by creating their own masterpieces! Our young artists will be working towards a Camp Gan Kef Art Show and will delve into many different artistic mediums along the way. They will also have the chance to meet some wonderful artists as their own talents emerge! Campers should come ready to paint, sculpt, build, and get messy – from Pollock-esque canvas art, to still life’s, self-portraits and so much more. Their imagination is the limit!

Session B | June 22 – July 2                               
Session B | Week 1 Only (June 22 – 26)
Session B | Week 2 Only (June 29 – July 2)

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Growing Up!
Nature is all around, and we are going to explore all its wonders and let our creative minds bloom and explore our breathtaking campus? Our nature lovers will visit the community gardens, tend their very own healthy veggies, and look for bugs! A visit from a Natural Gardener, nature scavenger hunts, and so much more are in store for our campers during this fun and interactive session! Conservation, composting, and caring for our environment will be the order of the day!

Session C | July 6 – 17                                   
Session C | Week 1 Only (July 6 – 10)
Session C | Week 2 Only (July 13 – 17)

The Thinkery - Little Scientists!
Get ready as your little scientist is a part of Camp Gan Kef’s STEAMgineering success! Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math… science is all around us. Our young Campers will be science sleuths as they figure out lots of mysteries and meet with some exciting science minds! They will explore our STEM walls, learn about the scientific method, tinker away in our Makerspace, and explore the scientific method, all in a hands-on way, with a variety of exciting experiments.

Session D | July 20 – 31                                      
Session D | Week 1 Only (July 20 – 24)
Session D | Week 2 Only (July 27 – 31)

The Long Center for the Performing Arts - Shakespeare in the Courtyard!
Our Camp Gan Kef children will be moving and grooving, and simply put…acting their hearts out. Whether it’s performing Shakespeare in the Courtyard on our interactive outdoor stage, using puppets, costumes and loose parts, the children will create and perform, sing and dance.

Session E | August 3 – 14                                      
Session E | Week 1 Only (August 3 – 7)
Session E | Week 2 Only (August 10 – 14)

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum - Our Shared Story!
Our Campers will explore their own personal history! Whether it’s bringing an artifact from home for show and tell, or making food from around the world, we will truly explore our diverse heritage. Camp Gan Kef campers will even curate their own museum and invite families to experience and share the wonders of the learning about our family, our community, and our world