Hand Puppetry Basics!

Ages 8-12



Dates & Times

July 20-24




Puppet Co. Staff

In this one week camp we will learn the origins and basics of hand puppetry! This will include creating our own felt hand puppets as well as techniques on breath, focus, and manipulation. At the end of the week we will film thirty second commercials incorporating everything we have learned. Tuition includes an invitation to watch an online puppet show on July 25.  

Materials Required: A piece  of paper (any works), pencil, and marker for tracing the pattern to the felt. Instructor will provide a puppet making kit; materials kit available through shipment with a July 10th deadline. Curbside pick-up of materials available at Glen Echo Park, 1 to 4pm, Saturday, July 18th.  Info: jenny.lynne.hann@gmail.com. 

This camp takes place via Zoom, and the link to participate will be provided to only registered students by the instructor prior to the first day of camp.

the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Blvd

Glen Echo, MD 20812

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In cooperation with: the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture,  the National Park Service, and Montgomery County.      

Funded, in part, by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Maryland State Arts Council, the Montgomery County Government, and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. Also, a member of the DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative and the Montgomery County Arts Advocates.