(MENAFN- Emirates News Agency (WAM))
SHARJAH, 5th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The House of Wisdom (HoW) has launched the Youth Summer Camp yesterday with 16 activities designed to provide participants with a distinctive educational experience during the summer break in August.
Running until 27th August, 2022, the Youth Summer Camp features diverse sets of workshops and activities divided into five sub-camps.
Participants will delve into the world of creativity, arts and crafts, technology, and photography, while also equipping themselves with the knowledge on how to ensure their wellbeing.
Targeting children aged 15 and above, the camp consists of four unique sessions which began on 4th August and concludes on 7th August. On the first day, participants used resin and other materials including wood, crushed stones, paper, flowers, and sand, to create unique 3D projects in the Resin Art with Flowers workshop.
The Jesmonite Terrazzo Workshop today was an exploration of the techniques of creating coasters, trays, and more, while on 6th August, participants will learn vase making and mini planters in the Concrete Cement Art Making workshop.
At the Boho Style Art Painting on Tote Bags workshop on 7th August, participants will be engaged in creating fashionable bags in Boho-style painting.
The Photography Camp for children aged 12 and older opens with the 'Create a Viral Tiktok/Reel Video' session on 11th August, followed by a 'Portrait Photography' session the next day. On 13th August, participants will learn the art of 'Capturing Beautiful Sunsets' and conclude the camp with insights into becoming proficient in 'E-commerce/Products Photography'.
Designed for the age group 12 to 16, the Creativity Camp will kick off on 18th August, with the Video Lab, which is all about the moviemaking experience. The following day, participants will have the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of photographic techniques in the Photo Lab.
On 20th August, participants will hone skills in sketching and making expressive word art, infographics, portraits, logos, and motion graphics in the Art Lab, while at the Animations Lab the following day, they will learn different kinds of animation techniques using Keynote.
In the Tech Summer Camp, participants aged 12 and older will learn automation programming using the Arduino programming board in three consecutive sessions between 22nd and 24th August.
The Youth Summer Camp concludes with the Wellness Camp, which includes three activities targeting youth 17 and older between 25th and 27th August. The activities include the Emotional Release workshop, the Conscious Relationships workshop, and the Word to Art – Painting Therapy workshop.
Commenting on the launch of the camp, Amira bin Faris, Programmes Manager at House of Wisdom, said, 'In line with our vision to provide a nurturing space for fostering cross-cultural dialogues and exchange of knowledge in varied disciplines, the Youth Summer Camp was developed to utilise youths' free time in edutainment activities focused on developing and honing their skills and abilities.'
To register for the Youth Summer Camp or for further information, please log on to: or on HoW's Instagram @sharjahhow
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