It's Alive! Puppetry Camp

Ages 6-10



Dates & Times

July 27-31




Penny Russell

Practice puppet manipulation with materials, tools and objects found at home. Master puppetry skills such as eye focus, voicing and synching. Create simple puppets to keep. Discover your puppet’s distinct personality. Materials list below. Optional pre-purchase kit , cost $10; Orders must be placed by July 20 to guarantee on time delivery. 

Email with the subject line “It’s Alive Camp Supplies”. Tuition includes an online puppet show viewing on August 1. Info: T

his 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.

Suggested Materials:

2 puff balls (pom poms)

2 google eyes

1 pipe cleaner


white paper

markers (or crayons; colored pencil)

glue stick

craft stick or a twig, chopstick, pencil, or plastic utensil.

Optional: yarn, feathers, fabric

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.