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Summer Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp

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Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camps



Who

Children ages 8 & up are welcome. Children are grouped by age, interest & ability levels.

When

Summer is a great time to relax and let your creativity come to life in our Leatherworking & Metalsmithing camps!

Camp Hours
8:00-9:00am before care (Only available at certain locations)
9:00-3:00pm regular camp day
3:00-6:00pm aftercare (Only available at certain locations)

Where

We offer camps in several Bay Area locations including San Francisco, South San Francisco, Burlingame Park & Rec (650-558-7300), San Mateo Park & Rec (650.522.7446) and Redwood City Park & Rec (650-780-7311)

Why

Take a walk on the wild side & explore working with metal & leather in this next level jewelry making camp. You’ll learn to create mixed media pieces & explore metalsmithing techniques such as riveting, patina, stamping & dapping and leatherworking techniques such as dying, stitching, stamping & burnishing! Learn the properties of metal & leather and how to combine them into enviable wearable art. #fierce

How

Find your desired week of camp below – select your location in San Francisco or South San Francisco – book by the week or single day + add before & aftercare as needed.

To check availability:

  • Select a Party Package type from the dropdown menu
  • Select the day of your party on the calendar
  • Up to date booking times will appear


Don’t see a day and time that work for you? (650)303-1900!

About The Day

A typical day in camp includes the following:

  • 8-9: Before Care simple art or jewelry projects
  • 9-9:15: Friendship Building Games
  • 9:15-10: Yoga Stretching & Movement Games
  • 10-10:20: Healthy Snack & Classroom Agreements
  • 10:20-11:30: Leatherworking, Metalsmithing Projects
  • 11:30-12:30: Lunch & Outdoor Play
  • 12:30-2:50: Leatherworking, Metalsmithing Projects
  • 2:50-3: Clean Up & Pick Up
  • 3-6: Aftercare (Afternoon healthy snack, simple art & jewelry projects, indoor games, outdoor play)

Common Questions

  • Do I need to provide snacks and lunch? We will provide a healthy snack but we ask the parent to provide a bagged lunch (no nuts please).
  • How many teachers will there be? Our teacher to student ratio does not exceed 10:1 and is often much lower.
  • Who teaches these camps? Our Lead Camp counselors are permanent year-round employees of Dragonfly Designs who teach in our afterschool enrichment programs & host parties. Our wonderful staff are college educated & comply with California standards for working on school campuses including TB testing & background checks through DOJ & FBI.
  • My child has never (or has done a lot) of art & jewelry making. Is this camp a good fit for them? We group children by age & ability level & tailor projects to ensure they are developmentally appropriate & fun!
    • Art & Jewelry + Immersion camps are for ages 5-12
    • Textiles & Fiber Arts camps are for ages 7-14
    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing camps are for ages 8 and Up
  • I want to make sure my child is active during the day – do children play outside?  Yes! A typical day includes a variety of tasks to keep kids active. In addition to art, textiles & jewelry making they also will have time for yoga and outdoor free play time!
  • Do you offer before & aftercare? Before care 8:00 – 9:00am $18.00/day After camp care from 3-5. After 5pm: $1/minute for late pickups.

Click here for more Common FAQ’s.

Waiver

Prior to your party we do ask you to sign a waiver. You can do that online.

Who

Children ages 8 & up are welcome. Children will be grouped by age, interest & ability levels.

When

Summer is a great time to relax and let your creativity come to life in our Leatherworking & Metalsmithing camps. Check below for specific dates & times.

Where

We offer camps in several Bay Area locations including San Francisco, South San Francisco, Burlingame Park & Rec (650-558-7300), San Mateo Park & Rec (650.522.7446) and Redwood City Park & Rec (650-780-7311)

Why

Take a walk on the wild side & explore working with metal & leather in this next level jewelry making camp. You’ll learn to create mixed media pieces & explore metalsmithing techniques such as riveting, patina, stamping & dapping and leatherworking techniques such as dying, stitching, stamping & burnishing! Learn the properties of metal & leather and how to combine them into enviable wearable art. #fierce

How

Find your desired week of camp below – select your location in San Francisco or South San Francisco – book by the week, or come to a single day camp! Add before & aftercare as needed.

Dragonfly Designs Jewelry Making Summer Camps

Give your child the opportunity to take their creativity to the next level! Our Jewelry Making Camps are often combined with our Art Exploration camps where we teach skills like copper etching, beading, wire work, riveting, stamping & dapping and working with resin. Students also have the opportunity to get active and play during afternoon games and daily yoga sessions.

Summer Camps with Dragonfly Design

In this video, enter into a creative world of endless possibility with one camper as he journals his summer camp experience with Dragonfly Designs. From art exploration to jewelry making to textiles to language immersion, our camps engage children with a diversity of interests and allow them to express their creativity & have fun!

Cancellation & Change Policy

  • A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required to reserve your week in camp.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $25.00/day will be charged for registrations for single or half day camps.
  • Fully Funded Camps Cancellation Refund Policy = Refunds will be issued for remaining balance minus non-refundable deposit & 10% fee
  • Any remaining balance due for partially funded camps will be collected before the first day of camp (Cost of camp minus $100 deposit already paid).
  • Please be on time to pick up your child. After 3:15 pm parents pay for aftercare at $20.00/day. Camp ends at 6:00 pm – there is a $1.00/minute charge after 6 pm pickups; payable at pick up on late days

 

Change Requests for other program dates must be received in writing (via email) at least 7 days prior to your original program’s start date. All changes are subject to availability.

  • Changes to a program incur a $15 Administrative change fee
  • Registrations and fees are non-transferable to other accounts
  • We do not prorate or refund tuition for days missed due to illness or injury
  • Early bird special rates are forfeited upon request to transfer

How To Register

For camps at SSF Studio please see schedule below.

If you would like to attend summer camp at Burlingame, San Mateo or Redwood City locations please call the numbers below.

Burlingame Park & Rec: 650-558-7300

San Mateo Park & Rec: 650.522.7446

Redwood City Park & Rec: 650-780-7311

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    Leatherworking & Metalsmithing

    August 5-9 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 8/5-8/9
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Time: 9am-3pm
    • Extended Care Available
    • Location
      • CAIS – 150 Oak Street San Francisco CA 94102
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    July 15-19 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 7/15-7/19
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Time: 9am-3pm
    • Extended Care Available
    • Location
      • CAIS – 150 Oak Street San Francisco CA 94102
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    June 17-21 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 6/17-6/21
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Time: 9am-3pm
    • Extended Care Available
    • Location
      • CAIS – 150 Oak Street San Francisco CA 94102
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    June 17-21 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 6/17-6/21
    • Ages: 3rd-5th grade
    • Time: 1pm-3pm
    • Extended Care Available
    • Location
      • PBS – 2245 Avy Avenue Menlo Park CA 94025
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    June 24-28 Camps

    • Date: 6/24-6/28
    • Price: $85 per day
    • Location
      • South San Francisco Studio – 55 Nursery Way – South San Francisco CA 94080
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    July 1-5 Camps

    • Date: 7/1-7/3 + 7/5 (No Camp on 7/4)
    • Price: $85 per day
    • Location
      • South San Francisco Studio – 55 Nursery Way – South San Francisco CA 94080
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    August 12-16 Camps

    • Date: 8/12-8/16
    • Price: $85 per day
    • Location
      • South San Francisco Studio – 55 Nursery Way – South San Francisco CA 94080
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    June 10-14 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 6/10-6/14 9am-4pm
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Location
      • Redwood City Parks & Rec; Community Activities Building
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    July 1-3 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 7/1-7/3 9am-4pm
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Location
      • Redwood City Parks & Rec; Sandpiper Community Center
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    Leatherworking & Metalsmithing

    August 12-16 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 8/12-8/16 9am-4pm
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Location
      • Redwood City Parks & Rec; Community Activities Building
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    June 24-28 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 6/24-6/28 1pm-4pm
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Location
      • Burlingame Parks & Rec
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    July 8-12 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 7/8-7/12 9am-12pm
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Location
      • Burlingame Parks & Rec
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    August 5-9 Camps

    • Leatherworking & Metalsmithing Camp
    • Date: 8/5-8/9 1pm-4pm
    • Ages: 8-13
    • Location
      • Burlingame Parks & Rec