Themes and Daily Routines

Our weeks are centered around the following themes to strengthen our social and emotional development and deepen connections to ourselves, each other, and the earth.

Week 1: Identifying Emotions

Week 2: Self-Image

Week 3: Self-Management

Week 4: Perspective Taking

Week 5: Acceptance (Empathy, Diversity, Respect)

Week 6: Communication

Week 7: Teamwork

Week 8: Problem Solving (Constructive Choices)

Week 9: Compassion (Ethical Responsibility)

A Typical Day at Art in Garden:

9 am: Breakfast and free play

9:30 am: Morning Circle. We greet each other, do a mindfulness activity, make music, or engage in an activity around the week’s theme.

10 am: Arts/Ecology Activity or Free Play at garden stations (Water, Earth, Air, Fire, Space)

10:30 am: Collaborating artist workshops (Dancing and Drumming, Ceramics, and Theater)

11:30 am: Lunch

12:15 pm: Arts/Ecological activity or Free Play

12:45 pm: Afternoon Circle

1 pm: Pick up/ End of Camp