FAMcamps | Ages 8–10
All camps run 9 a.m.–4 p.m. with before and after care available. Camp tuition is $225 per week, with a 10% discount for members at the FAMhousehold and above. Families may request need-based scholarships (25–75% off) during registration, prompting a discount code to apply to the total upon checkout. Registration for each camp closes two weeks prior to the first day of the session or once filled.
June 5–9 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Ace Greenwood (Chickasaw/Cherokee)
Let’s get ready to rumble! In this action-packed camp, your camper will learn basic skills and strategy through demonstrations, drills and scrimmages. During the heat of the afternoon, campers will visit the exhibitions, enjoy art activities and cultural demonstrations. Campers are required to bring their own opaque mouth guard to camp each day.
Make Your Mark!
June 12–16 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Summer Zah (Jicarilla Apache/Choctaw/Apache)
Explore printmaking techniques with multimedia artist Summer Zah! Campers will draw inspiration from the FAM galleries to create works of art that include traditional abstract elements and tell stories. The weeklong session will culminate in a collaborative work of art as well as small handmade books to take home and share with friends and family.
Indigenous By Design
June 19-23 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Through hands-on activities, your young engineer will exercise their problem solving and design thinking muscles. Campers will explore innovative Indigenous designs, such as mounds, homes and tools for home, hunting and celebration in the galleries. They will then return to the studio to tackle their own design challenges with Indigenous values in mind.
June 26–30 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Chad Earles (Caddo)
Get creative at massive scale! Campers will explore monumental art-making techniques through discussion of Indigenous traditional artforms and contemporary murals and street art. This camp is packed with hands-on activities, including a collaborative large-scale mural.
July 24–28 | 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Instructor Johnnie Keel (Seminole/Muscogee)
Bouncing balls, swinging bridges, traveling in space: these are all Native contributions that impact our lives today. In this celebration of Native science, your camper will build a suspension bridge, program Ozobots, do experiments with gravity and space, sculpt and paint, create a bouncy ball and so much more.