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Artology 2010 Final Report


Table of Contents: Summary Narrative________________________________

3

Summary Highlights (Attendance and Pre-Post Tests) _________

5

Demographics ____________________________________ 8 Financials _______________________________________ 9 Staff Structure____________________________________

11

Outcome List ____________________________________

12

Student Survey Summary ____________________________

13

Parent Surveys Summary ____________________________

18

Personal Statements_______________________________ Staff, Parent, Participant Quotes and Interviews _____ 20

2


Summary 
 Artology
2010
focused
on
water
as
a
theme
of
 exploration
and
the
program
continued
to
 grow
in
significant
ways!
The
program
grew
 from
5
to
7
weeks
(4
weeks
for
grades
6‐8
and
 3
weeks
for
grades
4‐5).
Participation
 increased
from
41
students
to
64
students,
a
 56%
increase.

23%
of
the
the
participants
 were
returning
students
from
previous
years.

 41%
of
students
had
perfect
or
near
perfect
 (only
missing
one
day)
attendance.



 
 Artology
served
students
who
were:
48%
female,
52%
male,
and
86%
African
American.

83%
of
 students
came
from
families
at
or
below
Federal
Poverty
Level
or
from
low‐income
households.

25%
 of
students
were
coping
with
homelessness,
which
remains
consistent
with
2009
statistics.



Because
 Artology
is
offered
free,
many
of
these
students
would
not
be
able
to
attend
this
quality
of
summer
 programming
otherwise!

 
Our
Pre
and
Post
test
results
show
that
93%
of
students
 demonstrated
overall
positive
change
with
an
average
 percent
positive
change
of
20%.

The
highest
and
most
 significant
increases
were
in
science
and
art
knowledge.

 

 Starting
out
each
day
with
a
drumming
circle
continues
to
 be
a
big
hit
with
students.

They
said
the
drumming
made
 them
feel…:

 • • •

“…Happy.
Drum
circle
made
me
feel
alive”.


“…Free
because
we
got
to
make
our
own
beats”
 “…Awaken[ed]
and
ready
for
the
rest
of
the
day”


This
year
the
program
added
a
community
service
project
 through
collaboration
with
the
Tookany,
Tacony‐Frankford
 Watershed
Partnership
Inc.

After
learning
about
water
issues
and
 researching
water
loving
plants,
students
(grades
6‐8)
created
their
 own
“water
garden”
art
installation
in
an
abandoned
lot.

Together
 students
and
staff
made
over
600
plant
sculptures
that
were
 installed
for
2
weeks.

The
day
of
installation
included
a
reception
 with
participation
from
parents,
neighbors,
and
local
community
 leaders.

During
the
reception
students
rose
to
the
occasion
and
 served
as
“tour
guides”
for
the
visitors.

They
proudly
discussed
 how
they
made
the
installation
and
what
they
learned
through
the
 process.

In
the
participant
survey,
many
students
listed
this
project
 as
their
favorite
part
of
Artology.


 
 3


“Student
leader”
proves
to
be
a
lasting
tradition
at
Artology.

These
 students
are
exceptional
6‐8
graders
that
were
invited
back
to
help
 with
the
younger
group
(grades
4‐5).

This
year
10
students
wrote
 essays
in
order
to
apply
for
the
positions
and
4
were
chosen
to
return.

 Also,
the
3
Junior
Leaders
(High
School
students)
continued
to
show
 increased
maturity
and
responsibility,
especially
Chris
who
started
 working
with
Artology
in
2008
and
has
been
participating
in
 Buildabridge
programming
since
2007.

Unexpectedly,
one
Junior
 Leader
was
a
returning
participant
from
2008
that
Artology
had
lost
 contact
with!
 


 
 
 The
culminating
art
show
was
another
great
success
at
the
 Philadelphia
Museum
of
Art
with
a
significant
increase
in
student
 and
parent
participation
at
the
final
reception.

The
reception
 included
refreshments
at
Second
Baptist
Church
and
then
an
award
 ceremony
at
the
museum.

The
room
were
the
ceremony
was
held
 was
packed
(standing
room
only)
with
over
200
people.



 
 
 This
year
we
collected
surveys
and
conducted
interviews
 that
yielded
many
powerful
responses
from
students,
staff,
and
 parents.

For
the
second
year
in
a
row,
100%
of
surveyed
parents
 want
their
children
to
participate
again
next
year.

Overall
we
are
 encouraged
by
the
significant
progress
and
inspired
to
overcome
 any
challenges.

One
student
wrote
that
Artology
is
“the
best
camp
 in
the
world!”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 "Artology
has
helped
me
learn
to
respect
 
 and
enjoy
the
world
that
I
live
in.
Artology
 
 has
shown
me
that
art
and
biology
are
not
 
 just
one
thing.
If
we
really
look
around
us,
 
 we
will
discover
things
that
we
may
have
 
 not
noticed
before
and
it
can
be
used
to
 
 make
art
or
is
a
part
of
biology…”










 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 ‐

Autumn

 
 
 
 
 4


“Artology
means
a
lot
to
me
because
when
I
go
back
 
 to
school
I’ll
always
be
putting
up
my
hand
in
class.”
 


‐
Kendra



 
 Growth
Highlights:

 •


Program
expanded
by
2
weeks

 o from
5
to
7
weeks


Increased
Participation
 o From
41
in
2009
to
64
in
2010
(56%
increase)

 th o Our
first
registration
waitlist
for
6‐8 
grades.




Added
Community
service
project
and
partnership
 o In
the
form
of
an
art
installation
in
an
abandoned
lot
through
a
collaboration
with
the
 Tookany,
Tacony‐Frankford
Watershed
Partnership
Inc.

 o Included
a
community
reception
for
which
students
served
as
“tour
guides”
for
 neighbors
and
parents.

 
 Added
2nd
Bus
from
Germantown
Friends
School
instead
of
the
2nd
Baptist
Church
Van








 o We
gave
GFS
a
$800.00
donation
instead
of
paying
the
estimated
$8,0000.00
‐
 $10,000
in
bus
rental
for
2
minibuses
for
the
7
week
duration.




• •

More
than
Doubled
Revenue!

 o from
43,600
to
94,464

(increase
of

117%)

 o New
Funding
from
Philadelphia
Cultural
Fund
and
Mellon
Charitable
Trust
 o 
 Increased
final
Art
Show
Participation
At
the
Philadelphia
Museum
of
Art

 o From
36%
in
2009
to
62%
in
2010
 o 100%
of
children
present
also
had
 family
present.

 o The
Philadelphia
Museum
of
Art
 conference
room
was
packed
with
 over
200
students,
family,
friends,
 staff,
and
public.





 
 
 
 
 5


Attendance:

 

 
 Program:

 Target
 Registered
 Attended

 Avg.
Daily
Attend
 Perfect/Near:

 Returning
Students
 Art
Show:

 Student
attendance
 Families
of
Students


Total
 
 60
 70
 64
 26
 41%
 23%
 
 62%
 62%


6‐8
Grades
 
 30
 35*
 33
 25*
 52%
 33%
 
 52%
 52%


4‐5
Grades
 
 30
 35
 31*
 27
 29%
 13%
 
 73%
 73%


Notes
 
 
 *Plus
wait
list
of
6

 *Plus
4
(6‐8
grades
returning
leaders)
 *Lost
5
students
after
week
1

 Near
Perfect
=
only
missed
1
day



 
 
 100%
of
children
who
attended
had

 Family
present



 


Pre‐Post
Test:



 
 This
is
a
tool
that
we
continue
to
fine
tune.

We
seem
to
be
able
to
collect
accurate
and
significant
 knowledge
data,
but
are
still
looking
for
the
right
tools
to
measure
change
in
attitudes
and
beliefs.

 The
tests
uses
Likert
Scale,
Multiple
Choice,
and
Response
questions
to
measure
beliefs
(or
attitudes)
 and
knowledge
in
these
areas:

 
  Community
beliefs

 “At
Artology
I
learned
 o Ex.
Do
they
belong
to
a
supportive
Community?
 about
water
testing
and
  Nature
beliefs
 how
to
find
nitrate,
 o Do
they
know
where
Greenspace
in
Philadelphia
is?
 phosphate,
and
turbidity
in
 o Are
they
comfortable
with
Nature?
 a
body
of
water.
I
also
  Environmental
beliefs
 learned
that
invertebrates
 o Do
they
know
about
Environmental
Issues?
 don’t
have
a
backbone
but
 o Do
they
have
an
impact
on
the
Environment?
 vertebrates
do...”




  Learning/School
beliefs
 
 o Is
it
important
for
them
to
do
well
in
school?
 
‐
Josh
 o Do
they
often
get
excited
about
learning?

  Science
knowledge
  Art
knowledge
  Internal
Locus
of
Control
beliefs
 o Are
they
concerned
that
problems
will
control
their
life?
 o Can
they
do
the
right
thing,
even
when
its
hard?
 
 Of
the
64
students
42
students
took
both
the
tests.


 25,
6‐8th
graders
and
17,
4‐5th
graders

 We
have
data
for
66%
of
students
participating.


 
 
 6


Pre‐Post
Test
Results
Highlights:

 
  93%
of
tested
students
(42)
showed
overall
positive

 






change
from
Pre‐test
to
Post
Test
 
 Group
%
Positive
Change
Averages:
 


Overall
%
 %
Pos
Change

 %
Pos
Change

 Positive
Change
 Science
knowledge
 Art
knowledge
 
 
 ALL
 19%
 41%
 41%
 6‐8th

 23%
 45%
 51%
 th 4‐5 

 15%*
 35%
 25%



 
 
 
 
 



 
 *The
differences
in
6‐8th
grades
and
4‐5th
grades
might
be
related
to
curriculum,
test
question
level,
 or
simply
4
weeks
of
programming
for
grades
6‐8
and
3
weeks
of
programming
for
grades
4‐5.



 
 In
 our
 Likert
 Scale
 belief
 questions
 some
 “Artology means a camp with caring leaders questions
stood
out
as
showing
positive
change:
 that help you to become a great lawyer. They help us to reach our goals, or even to care (*means
it
appeared
for
both
groups)
 
 about them.” - Justine 
 
 
 Grades
6‐8

 *Philadelphia
has
lots
of
green
parks
and
I
know
where
they
are


 I
often
spend
time
in
Philadelphia’s
green
parks
 *I
feel
that
it
is
my
responsibility
to
help
solve
environmental
problems
in
my
community
 I
often
get
excited
about
learning
new
things
 Doing
well
in
school
will
help
me
achieve
my
dreams
for
the
future
 I
feel
like
I
can
have
a
positive
impact
on
my
community
 I
believe
in
standing
up
for
what
is
right,
no
matter
what
other
people
think
 I
like
to
help
people
even
if
its
hard
work
 I
don’t
believe
that
my
problems
will
always
control
my
life
 I
believe
becoming
a
success
if
a
matter
of
hard
work,
not
just
luck
 I
am
confident
that
I
can
handle
future
problems
 
 Grades
4‐5

 I
feel
like
I
am
part
of
a
supportive
community


 *Philadelphia
has
lots
of
green
parks
and
I
know
where
they
are
 I
am
not
afraid
of
bugs
and
being
outside
 *I
feel
that
it
is
my
responsibility
to
help
solve
environmental
problems
in
my
community
 I
know
about
environmental
Issues
in
my
community
 I
have
control
over
the
things
that
happen
to
me


7


Demographics This
year
during
BuildaBridge’s
Artology
Summer
Camp,

 demographic
information
was
collected
through
participant

 applications.


 
 Information
was
gathered
for
all
41
Artology
Students

 


Student
Participants:

 
 Gender:
 
 
 Female
 Male
 #
students
4‐5
grades
 17
 14
 #
students
6‐8
grades
 14
 19
 Total
(64
students)

 31
 33
 Percentage
 48%
 52%
 
 Ethnicity:
 
 
 African

 Asian/Pacific
 Hispanic
 American
 Islander
 #
of
Students
 56
 0
 6
 Percentage
of
64
 Age:


88%


0%


9%


Caucasian
 2


Other/
 Multiple
 0


3%


0%



 
 


Age
8


Age
9


Age
10


Age
11


Age
12


Age
13/14


#
of
Students


6


11


13


12


11


11


17%


21%


19%


17%


17%


Percentage
of
64
 9%
 
 Income:
 
 Fed.
Poverty
Line


100%
or
less


200%
or
less
 300%
or
less
 300%
plus






#
of
Student


36


17


7


4


Percentage
of
64


56%


11%


6%



 Homeless



27%
 
 






#
of
Student


16


Percentage
of
64


25%


Funding
Sources/Revenue:
 
 Source



 



 


8


 



Financials 
 Notes:

 
 •

*Remaining
Funds
are
the
result
of:

 th
 o Late
Award
of
$10,000
from
Mellon
Charitable
Trusts

around
July
30 ,
after
the
 budget/program
had
already
been
adjusted
to
actual
revenue
.



 
 *
Will
be
used
for:
 o The
New
Artology
Director’s
salary
for
planning
Artology
2011
 o An
Artology
Reunion
 o Marketing
for
Artology
2011





 
 
 
 Final
Budget‐Expense
Report:
(adjusted
July
1,
2010)
 
 
 Personel



 


Item
 Education
Director
 Teaching
Artists/Scientists
 Coord
Assistant
 2
Van
Drivers
 1
Junior
Leader

 Teaching
Assistants



 

 Spent
 15,912.00
 12,275.00
 7,331.19
 6,655.39
 1,763.56
 6,908.15


Budget
 $16,000.00
 $12,560.00
 $7,400.00
 $7,000.00
 $1,800.00
 $7,000.00
 $53,520.00


 
 Operations


Item
 Transportation
 Field
Trip
Fees
 Science/Art
Materials



$

52,693.29


 Budget
 $2,000.00

 $1,800.00

 $2,600.00





 Spent
 1,887.84
 1,701.00
 2,730.33
 3,245.62
 981.20
 0.00
 677.46



 
 

 Remaining
 
$










88.00

 
$








285.00

 
$










68.81

 
$








344.61

 
$










36.44

 
$










91.85

 $

734.86


 

 Remaining
 112.16
 99.00
 ‐130.33
 ‐445.62
 18.80
 40.00
 ‐27.46


General
Supplies

 T‐Shirts
 Phone
 Printed
Materials


$2,800.00



Meals/Snacks


$8,000.00
 $400.00
 $450.00


7,929.97


70.03


355.60


44.40


448.69


1.31


$19,800.00 



20,029.49

-275.20

Marketing
 Misc.
Postage‐Parking
 
 


Subtotal


$1,000.00
 $40.00
 $650.00


$73,320.00

72722.78

459.66

9


$7,272.28

$0.00


$80,054.78

$519.38

Office
Overhead/
Indirect
 Office
Rent,
postage,
etc
 


$7,272.28 


Total



$80,652.00


 
 *This
Budget
was
reduced
from
ideal
budgets
of
$98,000‐$121,000
that
included:
 
  The
Director’s
full‐time
Annual
salary.


 o Instead
this
budget
only
covered
only
Jan
–
April
part
time,
May
–
August
full
time,
 and
September
Part‐time
 
  The
second
lead
teacher
was
reduced
from
a
full
time
40hour/week
position
to
a
32
 hour/week
position.

 


Staff Structure 
 Numbers
Report
 
 Full
Time
Paid
Staff
 Part
Time
Paid
Staff
 Donated
Paid
 Interns
Volunteer
 Other
Volunteers
 


2007
 2
 3
 5
 
 3
 13


2008
 4
 6
 5
 2
 10
 27


2009
 4
 5
 5
 3
 8
 25


2010
 6
 6
 6
 3
 5
 26



 



 
 
 
 


Volunteer
Total
Hours:
 
 
 Donated
Paid


BTG
 785


YouthNet
 Total
 237
 1022


Interns
 479


Other
 230



 



 
 Volunteer


Total
 709



 Structure:
 
 Administration:

 
 
  1
Director
of
Artology
  1
Assistant
Coordinator
  (Reduced
from
2009
–
Community
Programs



Student Leader in Action 10


Coordinator,
Development
and
Volunteer
 Support)



 Teaching:
 
  1
Director
of
Artology
  2
Lead
Teachers


 o (1‐
5
days/week
and
1
–
4
days/week)
  6
Group
Leaders
per
day

 Driving
and
Food
Service:
 
  2
Van/Bus
drivers
(
+
1
Alternate)
  3
Junior
Leaders
(High
School
Students)

 Mentoring:
 th th  4
:

6‐8 
grade
student
leaders
for
4‐5 
grade
session


Outcome Goals Outcome

Indicator

1. 80%

 Awaken
curiosity
and
 increase
internal
 motivation
toward
 learning
(Internal
Locus
of
 Control).


 


55%
of
students
had
perfect
or
near
perfect
(only
missing
one
day)
attendance


My
child
changed:



“Artology means a lot to me because when I go back to school I’ll always be putting up my hand in class.” “Was
happy
and
excited
about
camp
every
day”






“Motivated
to
learn
science”




“Analyzing
skills,
more
inquisitive”


“he
became
more
interested
in
science”


2. 100%

  90%
of
students
who
took
both
the
pre‐
and
post
test
showed
an
overall
positive
 Increase
artistic
skill
and
 change.


 knowledge
in
the
sciences.

  20%
was
the
Average
positive
change
 (Help
students
meet
the
  Science
and
Art
knowledge
showed
the
most
significant
increase
with

 Pennsylvania
Academic
 







88%
of
students
showing
positive
change.

 Standards
for
the
arts
and
  
“At
Artology
I
learned
about
water
testing
and
how
to
find
nitrate,
phosphate,
and
turbidity
in
 a
body
of
water.
I
also
learned
that
invertebrates
don’t
have
a
backbone
but
vertebrates
do.
 sciences)

  “Artology
was
very
fun
and
educational”.
 
 

3. 85%
 Increase
Awareness
of
 Environmental
Issues
and
 embrace
Responsibility



 “I
am
very
thankful
that
I
came
to
Artology
because
this
camp
has
taught
me
to
think
more
 deeply
about
real
world
problems.”



 “Artology
has
taught
me
to
keep
pushing
forward,
to
respect
the
environment,
and
 to
remind
others
to
respect
the
environment
too.”
 

4.

100%
 Increase
awareness
of,
 familiarity
with,
and
safe


11 “I
have
learned
to
work
hard
and
to
be
more
connected
with
nature
at
Artology.”
 I
had
a
lot
of
fun
this
year
with
nature
like
never
before



Student Surveys Grades
6‐8



 


27
respondants
 21
respondants


Field Trips





Forbidden Drive Tacony Drive Waterworks Interpretive Center Museum of Art Sewage Treatment Plant Abandoned Lot Project Aquarium John Heinz Wildlife Refuge Japanese House

Artology Rating Just Right Too Much Time Artology is More interesting than School Grades will improve b/c of Artology Artology Food Service Staff/Jr. Leader

Artology Lead Teachers:

Preparedness
 Availability
 Helpfulness
 Knowledge
 Friendliness


48
of
64




 3.99
 2.42
 4.05
 4.24
 2.56
 4.44
 4.80
 3.66
 4.48


4.81
 4.05
 4.48
 
 



29.63%
 44.44%
 18.52%


45%
 45%
 10%


37.31%
 44.72%
 14.26%


AGREE
 70.37%
 55.56%


AGREE
 90%
 90%


AGREE
 80.19%
 72.78%



 

 4.07
 4.00
 4.14
 3.62
 4.11
 4.00






Preparedness
 Availability
 Helpfulness
 Knowledge
 Friendliness
 Enthusiam


ALL


4.23
 2.5
 4.25
 4.86



 




 



Preparedness
 Availability
 Helpfulness
 Knowledge
 Friendliness
 Enthusiam
 Artology Group Leaders:



 3.74
 2.33
 3.85
 3.62
 2.56
 

 4.44
 

 4.78
 3.27




 
 



Length of Artology was Not Long Enough

Grades
4‐5




 

 4.57
 4.40
 4.40
 4.14
 4.38
 4.29




 4.15
 4.03
 4.48
 4.26
 4.26
 4.15








 4.55
 4.63
 4.55
 4.70
 4.60
 4.60




 4.50
 4.12
 4.46
 4.46
 4.35


4.32
 4.20
 4.27
 3.88
 4.25
 4.15
 4.35
 4.33
 4.52
 4.48
 4.43
 4.38
 



4.50
 4.43
 4.28
 4.53
 4.53


4.50
 4.28
 4.37
 4.50
 4.44


12


Enthusiam
 


4.69
 


4.53
 


3.65
 3.52


Art Studio Rating Biology Lab Rating

4.55
 4.00
 
 



Artology Ratings vs Other Summer Programs

3.78
 4.15
 3.78
 4.48
 4.00
 4.30
 4.45


Fun Got to Try New Things Learned a Lot Made Friends Felt Safe Emotionally Felt Safe Physically Overall

Yes
 Maybe

 No


4.45
 4.65
 4.30
 4.35
 4.83
 4.70
 4.65


37%
 44%
 19%
 



Recommending Artology to Friends:

41%
 44%
 15%


4.12
 4.40
 4.04
 4.42
 4.42
 4.50
 4.55
 



71%
 24%
 1%
 



Yes
 Maybe

 No


4.10
 3.76
 
 







Want to Return to Artology Next Summer:

4.61
 


54%
 34%
 10%
 



57%
 4%
 24%


49%
 24%
 20%


Comment
Responses:

 6‐8
Grades

 What
was
your
favorite
part
of
Artology?

 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •


 “Making
good
friends”

 “Making
new
friends”
 
“My
favorite
part
is
when
we
go
on
the
trips.
Also
my
favorite
 part
is
drum
circle”.
 “Water”
 “When
we
went
to
the
creek
and
found
[??]”.
 Making
friends
and
going
to
the
creek
(2)
 “When
we
went
to
the
Wissihickon
Creek
and
we
went
on
the
 ‘water
slide’”.
 “…
being
at
the
creek
and
swimming
in
it”.
 
“Mostly
getting
wet
and
field
trips”
 “I
loved
it
when
we
played
in
the
water”.
 
“The
day
Amanda
came
to
camp
and
we
played
in
the
creek
 together
and
swam
in
the
stream”.
 “….is
when
we
saw
a
lot
of
birds”.
 “…
the
water
balloon
fight
and
becoming
a
co[u]nselor”.
 “The
flower
garden
and
the
aquarium”
 “Playing
games”
 “The
aquarium”
 “Games,
[Artology]
Store,
Trips”
 “My
favorite
part
is
art
class
and
water
testing”.

 “After
camp
and
some
of
the
trips”
 “…
is
you
never
[k]no[w]
how
fun
or
boring
it
might
be
 [because]
it’s
always
a
surprise”.
 “Nothing”
 
“I
don’t
know”.
 
“It
was
all
fun”.


4‐5
Grades
 
 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

“Japanese
House”
 “Art”
(4)
 “Science”
 “My
favorite
part
is
loving
everyone”.
 
“Being
with
everyone”
 “My
favorite
part
about
Artology
is
meeting
new
people”.
 
“The
Aquarium”
(4)
 “The
Wissihickon
Creek”
 “When
we
all
went
swimming”
 
“The
Art
Museum”

 
“Excellent
Cuisine/The
Food”
(2)
 “The
Trips”
(3)
 “The
Staff”
 “The
counselors
are
funny”.
 
“My
favorite
part
is
being
Journal
of
the
Week”!
 “Singing
Super
Willie”
 “My
favorite
part
was
the
ultimate
water
balloon
war”.



 
 
 


13


“Everything”!
 


Drum
Circles
made
me
feel…
 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •


 “Satisfied”
 “Good”
(3)
 “Good
I
think”
 
“Alive”
 “Happy”
(3)
 
“Happy.
Drum
circle
made
me
feel
alive”.
 “Happy
and
relaxed”
 “Very
happy”
 “Happy
and
it
made
me
laugh”
 
“Free
because
we
got
to
make
our
own
beats”
 “Happy
and
wakes
me
up
each
morning”
 “Awaken[ed]
and
ready
for
the
rest
of
the
day”
 “It
wakes
me
up
and
it
made
me
feel
surprised”
 
“Sleepy”
 
“Bored/excited”
 “Kind
of
annoyed.
Some
people
just
hit
the
drums
and
 made
noise”.
 
“Like
a
very
fun
person
and
open
to
fun”
 
“It
was
fun.”
 “Excited”
 “Welcome[d]
to
Artology”
 
“Awesome”



 • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

“Happyyyyy”
 “Good
and
happy
every
day”
(2)
 “Happy”
(4)
 “Happy
and
excited”
 “Like
I
was
very
happy”
 
“Good”
(3)
 “I
didn’t
really
care
about
the
drum
circle”.
 “Interested
to
play
drums”
 
“Um”
 “Cool”
 “Clam”
(Calm?)
 “Relaxed”
 “Alive”
 
“Very
fun”



Favorite
Classroom
activities
(Art
and
Science)…
 
 Favorite
ART
Project:
 • Making
colors/naming
them/”naming
my
colors
wacky
names
(4)
 • Making
flowers/flower/rain
garden
(12)
 • Paint/“Anything
that
incorporated
paint”
 • “I’m
no
good
at
art”.
 • “Free
drawing”
 • “In
art
when
we
painted
the
river”/drawing
the
river
(2)
 • “yes”
(e.g.,
perhaps
enjoyed
art?)
 • Nothing
(2)
 
 Favorite
SCIENCE
Project:
 • Looking
[through]
microscopes
 • The
Skittles
Project/M&M
and
Skittles
dye
(9)
 • Water
Testing
(9)
 • Free
Time
 • Test
Tube[s]
 • Bottle
Testing
Project
 • Watercolor
 • “no”
(e.g,
perhaps
didn’t
enjoy
science)
 • Nothing
(2)




 Favorite
ART
Project:
 • “Sea
Monsters/Animals/Creatures”
(4)
 • “I
was
great”

 • Rock
Project
 • “The
Model
with
Buildings
and
Plants”
 • “Water/Water
Painting”
(3)
 • “I
was
so
happy”
 • “Paint”
 • “Clay/Land
Forms/Topography
Sculptures”
(3)
 • “The
Watershed/Water
Flowing
Project”
(3)
 • “Everything”
 
 Favorite
SCIENCE
Project:
 • “I
loved
it
all”.
 • “I
was
great”.
 • “Sea
Monsters/Creative
Water
Monsters/Sea
Creatures”
 (7)
 • “Microscope”
 • “Bugs”
 • “Testing
water
and
looking
at
it
in
the
class”
 • Getting
the
Bugs
out
of
the
Leaves/“Looking
at
Bugs”
(2)
 • 
“The
Phosphate
Stuff”
 • “Everything”
 • “I
was
sad.”
 • 
“No”



 
 
 
 
 
 
 


14


One
Thing
I
enjoyed
about
journals:



• • • • • • • • • • • • •


 “The
signatures”
 
“Inventing
things”
 “The
creative
challenges”
(2)
 
“When
you
make
a
facial
expression”
 “The
end”
 
“None/No
favorite
part/I
don’t
like
the
journals”.
(9)
 “The
page
in
the
back
to
draw
on/drawing
pages”
(3)
 “I
liked
the
colors”.
 
“Doing
[the]
journal”
 “The
journal
that
had
to
do
with
the
water
museum”
 “Drawing
bugs”
 “The
color
quiz”
 “Coloring”


How
would
you
improve
the
journals?




 
 • • •

• • • • • • • •


 “Japanese
House”
(2)
 “Draw
a
Face”/Draw
How
You
Feel
(6)
 “The
Creative
Challenge”/
“Creating
New
 Transportation”
(2)
 “Last
Day”
 “Tuesday’s
Page”
 “Nothing”
(2)
 “Coloring”
 “The
Drawing”
 “Museum
of
Art”
 “Everything”
 “The
Ven
Diagram”



• • • • • • • • • • • • • •

“Make
them
less
complex”
 “By
working
harder/I
don’t
need
to
improve/Make
it
neater
and
a
 rainbow”(?
e.g.,
attributed
question
to
self?)
(4)
 
“Put
more
color/Color
it/Make
more
colorful”
(3)
 “Make
them
fun
because
I
feel
like
I’m
in
school
when
we
do
 journals.”
 “By
add[ing]
details”
 “By
less
work.
You
could
add
a
word
search
to
make
it
more
fun”.
 “Less
work
pages”
 “Short[en]
a
lot.
More
drawing.
Less
writing”
 “Stop
having
to
write
in
it
so
much”.
 
“By
not
having
them/Don’t
do
them
at
all/By
not
having
them”
(4)
 
“If
we
had
more
time,
it
would
be
better”.
 “Put
games
with
the
journal
entries”
 “By
putting
more
fun
activities
in
it”
 “More
coloring”


• • • • • • • • • • • 



 Writing/”Practice
my
handwriting”/By
doing
 better/Practic(4)
 By
putting
more
color
 Coloring

 More
fun
activities
 “None/Everything
is
fine”/”Nothing”/I
wouldn’t
(4)
 Not
ask[ing]
so
many
questions
 Great
(?)
 Happy
(?)
 “I
like
the
journals
as
they
are”.
 “Well”
(?)
 A
Lot
of
Creative
Challenges


Do
you
want
to
return
to
Artology
next
summer?…



Yes:


Yes:



 • • • • • • • • • • •

“I
had
fun
here”/
“Because
it
is
fun”/
“Because
I
had
fun”/”It’s
fun”.
 (4)
 “I
would
like
to
come
again
because
overall
Artology
was
the
best”.
 “Because
it
was
good.
Overall,
I
loved
it”.
 “Because
I
liked
this
place”
 “It
was
fun/exciting/cool”.
(4)
 “Because
I
made
new
friends”
 “Because
I
had
a
lot
of
fun
this
year
with
nature
like
never
before”
 “Because
it
was
fun/went
on
a
trip
everyday”
 “It’s
fun
and
better
than
any
camp
in
the
world”.
 “Because
I
can
admit
camp
is
kind
of
fun
and
surprising”
 
“Because
I
might
be
a
Junior
Leader”



“No”
or
“Maybe”

 • • • • • • •

“I
would
like
to
see
my
friends
outside
of
camp
too”.
 “Because
it
is
half
the
summer”
 “Because
I
feel
like
I
only
liked
playing
in
the
water.
Also,
I
could
 have
done
more
things
with
all
the
time
it
took
up.”
 “I
don’t
really
know
if
I
want
to
return
or
not.”
 I
want
to
find
a
job
next
summer
(2)

 “I
don’t
want
to”.
 “I
don’t
know
if
I’m
too
old”.


• • •

“Maybe.
My
mom
said
no”.
 “Because
I
don’t
want
to”.
 “Did
not
like
test”


• • • • • • • •

“I
love
[it?]”
 “Because
it’s
fun”/Because
it
was
fun”./”It
was
so
 fun”./It’s
fun
(5)
 “Because
Artology
is
really
cool
and
you
learn
a
lot
of
 new
stuff”.
 “I
had
so
much

and
learned
a
lot”.
 “I
liked
[it?]”.
 “Because”
 “I
like
it”./
“Because
I
liked
it”
(2)
 “BECAUSE
IT’S
THE
BEST
CAMP
IN
THE
WORLD”!
 “Because
I
would
want
to
learn
MORE”!
 “Because
I
have
never
went
to
a
science
camp”.
 “Artology
was
very
fun
and
educational”.


• •


 “No”
or
“Maybe”

 



 



 Ways
to
Improve
Artology


15


• • • • • • • • • • • •


 
“Have
more
Jr.
Leaders”
 “The
boys’
bathroom”
 “Go
to
Disneyworld”
 “Make
it
as
fun
as
possible,
still
learnable,
but
fun”!
 “More
fun/learning
field
trips.
Less
work,
make
it
fun
to
learn”
 
“Just
do
more
fun
things.
It
was
too
much
learning,
not
enough
fun”.
 “Do
funner
things.”
 
“By
adding
new
stuff”
 
“To
go
on
better
trips”
 “Have
more
privacy”
 “Not
having
to
stay
in
groups.
More
free
time”
 “Make
more
time
to
play”.
 “Let
us
have
more
free
time
and
let
us
pick
which
activity
I
would
like
to
 do
for
the
day”.
 
“Go
to
half
nature
trips
and
half
trips
to
amusement
parks
and
pools”
 “Go
on
more
fun
trips
like
theme
parks”.

 “We
would
go
to
water
parks
when
it
is
hot”
 “I
will
add
more
fun
trips”.
 “By
having
funner
trips”
 
“I
would
improve
the
trips”
 “More
trips.
No
water
testing”.
 
“More
art”
 “Take
out
journal”
 
“No
way”
 
“I
don’t
know”.
 
“I
wouldn’t.
[It’s
?]
the
best”.


• • • • • • • • • • • •

“You
covered
it
all”.
 “Have
a
Wii
to
play
at
lunch.”
 “How
to
grow
plants”
 “I
would
just
like
to
thank
all
the
group
leaders.
You
were
so
nice”.
 “I
don’t
know”.
 “Who
we
didn’t
miss”
 “The
net
that
we
put
in
the
creek.
What
happened
to
them”?
 “Let
us
play
Pokemon”.
 “The
everyday
activities
that
we
do”
 “Why
do
we
have
journal”?
 “Nothing.
Great
experience”.
 “Nothing”
(11)


• • • • • • • • • • • • •


 What
else
is
on
your
mind
about
Artology?




• • • • • • • • •


 “Rice
and
beans
and
chicken”
 “Coming
back
to
Artology”
 “Go
on
trips
that
are
really
fun”./”Go
on
better
 trips”.
(2)
 “Nothing”/”Artology
does
not
need
to
be
improved
 in
any
way”
(5)
 “Have
more
trips”
 “I
will
improve
my
work
more”
(e.g.,
self‐attribution)
 “Talk
less”.
(?
e.g.,
directive
to
staff?
self‐ attribution?)
 “Shorter
days”
 “By
listening”
(?
e.g.,
directive
to
staff?
self‐ attribution?)



 • • • • • • •

“How
fun
it
was”
 “Artology
is
a
very
exciting
program”.
 “No/Nothing”/“Is
good”
(7)
 “What
kind
of
games”
 “Is
Artology
the
best
camp?
OH
YEAH”!!!
 “I
really
liked
it”.
 “Why
can’t
I
come
back”?


Parent Surveys 16


4-5th Grades 6-8th Grades

ALL

Respondants
 
 Start
time
 End
time
 #
weeks
 
 Staff
Professionalism
 Staff
Helpfulness
 Staff
Knowledge
 
 Transport
needed?

 Convenience
 Reliability/Promptness
 Driver
Professionalism
 
 Knowledge
in
Art
 Knowledge
in
Science
 Motivation
towards
learning
 prepare
child
for
school
 concern
for
the
evnironment
 appreciate
nature/green
space
 valuable
new
experiences
 gain
confidence
 future
and
career
options
 safe
at
Artology


8

9

17 of 64

8:26
 4:48
 6.44
 
 4.75
 5.00
 5.00
 
 Y25%
 4.5
 4
 4.5
 
 5
 5
 4.5
 4.5
 4.5
 5
 5
 4.5
 4.5
 4


8:36
 4:23
 5.28
 
 4.78
 4.89
 4.89
 
 y22%
 5
 5
 5
 
 5
 5
 4.5
 4.5
 5
 5
 4.5
 4.5
 4.5
 5


8:31
 4:35
 5.86
 
 4.76
 4.94
 4.94
 
 
 4.75
 4.50
 4.75
 
 5.00
 5.00
 4.50
 4.50
 4.75
 5.00
 4.75
 4.50
 4.50
 4.50


positive
friendships
at
Artology
 fun
at
Artology


4
 5


5
 4.5


4.50
 4.75



 improved
behavior
or
attitude
 
 Artology
next
year?

 Recommend
to
your
friends?
 



 y87.5%
 
 y100%
 y100%
 



 y66%
 
 Y100%
 y100%
 



 y77%
 
 y100%
 y100%
 


Parent
Survey
Comments
 
 17


Did
you
notice
any
improvement
in
your
child’s
behavior
or
attitudes
that
you
attribute
to
their
 Artology
experience?

 
 4‐5
grades
 •

• • • • • •

“His
behavior
is
improving
at
home,
but
with
other
people
noticed
he
smiles
more
and
is
more
patient
 with
getting
others
a
chance
to
speak.

He’s
more
mindful
of
behaving
because
it
is
expected
rather
 than
to
receive
incentives”
 “My
son
seems
to
be
more
focused
and
takes
more
pride
in
what
he
does”
 “Was
happy
and
excited
about
camp
every
day”
 “Motivated
to
learn
science”
 “My
child
was
very
excited
about
Artology.

I
loved
the
disciplinary
system.

He
was
excited
to
earn
 points
for
good
behavior”

 “Ability
to
make
friends
and
feel
more
comfortable
in
social
settings”

 “He
changed
his
attitude
“a
little”
about
trying
new
things
and
going
places
where
he
does
not
know
 anyone
and
make
friends.”



6‐8
grades
 • • • • • •

“Analyzing
skills,
more
inquisitive”
 “he
became
more
interested
in
science”
 “my
son
is
autistic
and
this
has
been
the
best
venture
in
his
life
by
far.

He
has
completely
come
out
of
 his
personal
shell.
The
program
is
the
best.”
 “My
son
has
a
form
of
autism
called
aspergers
syndrome
but
he
seemed
to
be
more
social
and
spoke
 about
the
friendships
he
made
at
Artology.

Thank‐you.”

 “He
did
seem
more
independent
each
step
of
the
way”
 “My
child
gained
self‐esteem.

She
also
learned
to
be
more
independent.

The
Artology
experience
 was
wonderful
for
her.

I
thank
you
very
much!”


What
else
is
on
your
mind
about
Artology
that
we
didn’t
ask
about?

 
 4‐5
grades
 • • • •

“Would
like
to
have
more
information
on
a
week
to
week
basis
about
what
the
campers
were
doing.

 Everything
was
great.
Thank‐you.
“
 “Change
the
theme.

Continue
with
the
art
and
science
connection”
 “I
loved
Charlene.

I
appreciate
her
help
with
Seth
starting
with
Artology
so
late”
 “It
was
great
for
him
and
me”


6‐8
grades
 •

“Thank‐you
Artology”


Personal Statements 18


Parent Interviews (6-8th grades): 1.
DECOR
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Important
to
his
son…enjoys
the
camp,
gives
him
opportunity
to
go
places
and
learn…constantly
 being
challenged…looks
for
field
trips

 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 After
receiving
a
phone
call
about
his
behavior
on
first
day
then
Decor
started
to
take
advantage
of
 the
opportunities
due
to
the
consequences
of
the
bad
behavior
and
he
didn’t
want
to
be
negatively
 impacting
Artology
and
he
learned
from
his
mistakes.

 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 The
consequences
that
were
in
place
that
held
him
accountable
for
his
actions
created
a
positive
 change
in
his
behavior.
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
to
better
serve
your
child’s
needs?
 Longer

camp
 
 2.
TASIA
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Wonderful
for
my
daughter
and
it
was
a
great
experience
for
her
to
learn
new
things
and
make
new
 friendships.

Since
Tasia
is
going
into
7th
grade
she
will
be
taking
what
she
has
learned
from
the
 summer
and
it
will
give
her
a
head
start.
Helped
to
balance
her
out
as
a
person
and
become
more
 well
rounded.

 What
changes
in
your
children
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 Noticed
a
change
in
maturity
and
willingness
to
try
new
things
.


 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 Brought
up
science
in
a
fun
way,
being
around
a
well
rounded
group
of
kids
and
staff
helped
her
 appreciate
what
she
was
learning.
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
with
you?
 Experiments
and
all
the
field
trips
but
she
was
in
love
with
the
garden
project!


Talked
about
being
a
 tour
guide
and
looking
forward
to
the
art
gallery
opening
on
September
5th.
 Any
suggestions
to
better
serve
your
child’s
needs?
 Thinks
Artology
did
a
wonderful
job
but
wished
it
could
be
longer.


 
 3.
JANELLE/JAMAL/JUSTIN
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Teaches
them
about
how
to
keep
the
streets
clean
and
how
water
affects
our
everyday
life.

It
gives
 the
kids
something
constructive
to
do.
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 Not
right
now…not
so
far
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
with
you?
 Enjoy
every
place
they
went
but
seemed
to
really
like
when
they
went
in
the
creek
and
playing
in
the
 water.
 Any
suggestions
to
better
serve
you
and
your
child’s
needs?
 Keep
them
til
they
get
to
be
18!
…they
hate
to
see
it
end
but
look
forward
to
it
every
year.
 
 4.
HECTOR


 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 19


If
he’s
happy,
I’m
happy….
Taking
advantage
of
the
camp
and
the
opportunities
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 He
seemed
looking
forward
to
heading
to
the
camp,
get
up

 He
could
work
there
next
summer
and
looking
forward
to
it
next
year
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 He
was
telling
me
about
the
flower
garden
 Any
suggestions
to
better
serve
you
and
your
child’s
needs?
 He
likes
to
build
things
and
drawing
 
 6.
DONTE
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Really
important
because
he
(Donte)
likes
it

and
is
motivated
to
go
to
camp.
Normally
he
would
like
 to
just
sit
at
home.
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 More
motivated
.
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 Art
classes,
he
really
loves
art.
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 Going
to
the
creek
and
drawing.
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 He
just
loved
it.
 
 7.
AUTUMN
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 She’s
learning
but
having
fun
and
loves
seeing
her
enthusiastic
about
learning.

She’s
good
and
tired
 when
she
comes
home
and
it
helps
her
with
science
in
school…gives
her
a
leg
up.

 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 She’s
always
been
a
little
shy
and
this
made
her
more
confident,
noticed
she
was
verbalizing
a
lot
 more
about
her
ideals
especially
about
recycling.

Surprised
at
the
prizes
she
bought
with
her
gems
 that
they
had
to
do
with
recycling….(i.e.)

empty
soda
can
that
she
made
into
a
train.
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 The
counselors
guide
the
students
but
give
them
latitude
and
let
them
have
a
voice
and
work
as
a
 team.


 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 Talking
nonstop
about
the
counselors
and
going
to
the
creeks
and
collecting
different
specimens.

 That’s
why
she
wanted
to
volunteer
because
she
didn’t
want
to
stop
going.
Loves
art
and
combines
it
 with
nature,
saving
the
planet..

Loved
going
to
the
Aquarium
and
doing
the
garden
rain
lot
 installation.

Autumn
Talked
a
lot
about
making
the
plastic
flowers,
takes
a
little
longer
because
she
 had
cut
all
the
details.
She
loves
anything
with
water.
Also
mentioned
enjoying
creek
swimming
and
 drumming.

Told
her
grandmother
all
about
being
junior
leader
and
looking
forward
to
the
 responsibility.
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 Happy
that
this
year
the
gallery
showing
date
was
changed
to
Sunday
so
she
can
attend.
 
 8.
Daouda
(David)
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 20


Good
opportunity
for
child
who
enjoys
science
and
art
rare
to
find
such
programs,
combined
makes
 it
interesting
and
fun.
He
enjoys
both
things
and
so
camp
was
really
important.
Didn’t
cost
a
lot
made
 it
easier
to
send
him.
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 Learning
about
the
scientific
process;
the
scientific
method,
research,
investigating,
and
keeping
 record.

 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 Instruction
and
camp
gave
him
an
opportunity
to
explore
nature
which
he
isn’t
normally
able
to
 because
of
living
in
an
urban
area.
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 The
things
he
had
found
or
caught
such
as
insects,
leeches,
and
told
his
mom
about
his
friends
he
 met
at
the
camp.
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 Good
with
the
pick‐up
in
West
Philadelphia.
 
 9.
Alianna
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Always
combine
learning
with
fun,
like
the
program
to
be
aware
of
environment
around
her
being
a
 part
of
it.
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 Good
that
this
year
she
kind
of
went
to
camp
blossomed
a
little
this
year
may
also
be
her
age
really
 became
a
part
of
it
more
than
being
just
there
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 It’s
hard
to
say
have
to
see
how
she
does
down
the
line

 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 She
really
loved
the
aquarium
the
one
field
trip
she
enjoyed
the
most
also

wissahickon
creek
the
 waterfall
earlier
on
she
really
talked
about
them,
she
loves
anything
with
animals
she
was
drawn
to
 the
aquarium
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 Would
have
liked
to
see
how
that
tied
together,
she
didn’t
really
talk
a
whole
lot
about
that.
I
didn’t
 get
a
clear
picture
of
exhibit.
Trying
to
reinforce
what
we
are
doing
but
couldn’t
because
I
didn’t
 know
what
was
going
on,
it
would
be
nice
to
have
in
the
packet,
clearly
explained
 
 10.
JAYSON
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Oh,
I
love
the
program
how
they
learn
to
draw
and
about
plants.
He
really
enjoyed
it.

 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 No,
he’s
a
good
kid
all
around
he
looked
forward
to
going
to
camp
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 
 N/A
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 A
day
in
the
rain,
liked
the
fact
he
was
in
the
rain
and
put
on
youtube
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 No,
it’s
perfect

 
 11.
KENDRA
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 21


She
first
started
needed
to
get
used
to
after
a
while
got
used
to
it,
look
forward
to
it
each
and
 everyday
on
time

 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 Calmed
down,
loves
when
you
go
out
to
nature
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 She
got
a
better
understanding
of
nature
you
know
about
the
outside
things
goals
towards
she
wants
 to
be
a
medical
lawyer,
that
what
she
was
into


 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 I
know
the
aquarium
she
enjoyed
going
the
barnes
foundation,
art
garden
the
arboretum..

 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 I
have
heard
about
camp
before
Kendra
started
very
good
program
you
have
for
the
children
sure
 don’t
have
any
problems

 
 12.
RAFAEL
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 He
was
very
happy

he
loved
it
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 He
enjoyed
the
arts
he
usually
enjoys
it
a
lot

 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 Realized
art
is
not
a
scary
thing
and
it
can
be
anything
from
life
can
be
art
excited
about
PMA

 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 Measuring
the
temperature
in
the
creek,
something
he
really
like
going
to
the
aquarium
and
the
 creek
something
the
really
enjoyed
 The
color
that
match
each
other
but
I
already
knows
now
he
really
knows
about
mixing
colors
 complement
of
another
color
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 No,
not
really,
he
did
enjoy
it
a
lot
spending
time
with
the
other
kids
 
 
 13.
JESSICA/JUSTINE


 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Both
loved
it…excited
about
coming
back
to
work
something
she
wanted
to
do
student
 Justine
loved
it…still
does
the
art
stuff…doing

 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 Justine
was
drawing
a
lot
more
during
the
projects….Jessica
and
Justine
talked
about
certain
things
 they
loved….
You
shouldn’t
do
this
because
it
messes
the
water…
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 I
don’t
think
they
knew
any
of
that
and
um
I
guess
they
learned
it
in
a
fun
way
and
a
developmental
 way
so
it
stuck
to
them,
I
guess
you
know
every
child
is
concerned
about
the
nature,
the
 environment
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 Creek
water
fall
swimming,
the
Water
Works,
more
than
the
trip
they
like
playing
in
rain
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 At
the
end…Justine
said
she
didn’t
want
to
be
a
junior
leader
because
of
the
heat,

maybe
 recommend
light
clothing…
 
 14.
RYMIR
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 22


Benefited
him
a
lot…he
enjoyed
hiking…he
really
did
like
it,
good
experience.

It
was
cute.
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 He
was
liking
a
girl…wanting
to
grow
a
mustache…
 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 Think
it’s
just
puberty
you
know
a
crush
or
something
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
brought
up
to
tell
you?
 He
loved
them
all!
Upset
he
had
to
miss
the
aquarium
though
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 Thank
you
guys
it
was
a
really
good
experience
for
him!
 
 
 15.
ISAIAH

 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 Yes
very
important
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 A
lot
more
calmer,
his
behavior
and
focus
was
more
on
task,
followed
directions
more,
every
time
he
 goes
to
Artology…he’s
got
a
lot
of
improvements…that’s
why
I
prefer
him
to
go
there

 
 16.
LUKE
 How
is
Artology
important
to
you?
 You
know
for
me
I
love
blending
all
the
kids
from
different
backgrounds
and
the
curriculum
was
 outstanding,
and
the
amount
of
adult
involvement
is
unusual
for
how
affordable
it
is.
Other
camps
 have

50‐80
kids
for
just
a
week
and
a
kind
of
warehouse
service,
and
supervision
isn’t
good—not
 well
thought
out
content.


 Really
nice
to
me
that
it
is
affordable
and
it
is
true
that
the
curriculum
really
fit
Luke.
 Bank
deposit
adapting
a
gem
system
in
home
 
 What
changes
in
your
child
did
you
notice
because
of
Artology?
 Wanted
to
be
a
mentor
(which
isn’t
like
him)—to
want
to
come
again

 What
about
Artology
caused
those
changes?
 He
went
to
outdoor
camp
right
after
Artology…so
hard
to
say
 Any
favorite
moments/days/field
trips
that
your
child
talked
to
you
about?
 Talked
a
lot
about
the
Aquarium‐‐‐talked
about
most
days
a
little
bit.

He
loved
all
the
wet
days.

 Loves
art…
 Any
suggestions
to
help
us
better
serve
you
and
the
needs
of
your
child?
 Hmmmm….no
I
think
,
you
know
I
guess
it’s
kind
of
odd…looking
at
you
guys
as
teachers,
helpful
for
 parents
to
hear
what
were
their
(the
children’s)growing
points…maybe
a
little
more
feedback
 regarding
the
child’s
assets
and
challenges.
When
Alicia
called
me
before
the
first
day,
maybe
there’s
 an
opening
for
a
question
like
anything
that
your
kid
has
for
behaviors
that
we
can
monitor?

When
 he
had
the
bee
sting…he
has
a
high
pain
threshold…doesn’t
really
have
an
awareness
of
his
body…
 The
whole
program
was
very
nice.
 The
awkwardness…are
you
bumping
another
kid
off
of
being
able
to
attend
the
camp?


 
 
 
 


Student Quotes (6-8th grades):

23


Tasia
 
 “It
would
be
great
for
Artology
for
me
to
become
a
student
leader
because
when
I
get
my
campaign
 running
I
will
give
Artology
some
publicity
and
tell
everyone
how
great
the
program
is,
how
the
staff
 is
wonderful
and
teaches
you
a
lot
of
fun
things
while
it
also
teaches
you
things
that
they
might
not
 teach
students
in
school.”
 
 “I
really
would
like
to
become
a
student
leader
because
everything
is
so
fun
and
the
camp
teaches
 you
a
lot
and
I
would
like
to
share
all
the
things
I
have
learned
with
students
that
are
younger
than
 me.”
 
 Justine
Dillard
 
 “I
have
learned
to
work
hard
and
to
be
more
connected
with
nature
at
Artology.”
 
 “To
me
Artology
has
taught
me
to
keep
pushing
forward,
to
respect
the
environment,
and
to
remind
 others
to
respect
the
environment
too.”
 
 “Artology
means
a
camp
with
caring
leaders
that
help
you
to
become
a
great
lawyer.
They
help
us
to
 reach
our
goals,
or
even
to
care
about
them.”
 
 Kendra
 
 “At
Artology
I
have
learned
a
lot
about
science
and
art
such
as
bugs
and
plants
and
contour
and
 contrast.”
 
 “Artology
means
a
lot
to
me
because
when
I
go
back
to
school
I’ll
always
be
putting
up
my
hand
in
 class.”
 
 Autumn
 
 “I
have
learned
from
Artology
that
there
are
many
forms
of
art
…Art
can
be
made
out
of
everyday
 things
around
us,
especially
materials
that
can
be
recycled.
Art
can
be
music,
dance,
singing,
painting,
 sculpturing,
etc.”
 
 “Artology
has
helped
me
learn
to
respect
and
enjoy
the
world
that
I
live
in.
Artology
has
shown
me
 that
art
and
biology
are
not
just
one
thing.
If
we
really
look
around
us,
we
will
discover
things
that
we
 may
have
not
noticed
before
and
it
can
be
used
to
make
art
or
is
a
part
of
biology.”
 
 Joshua
 
 “At
Artology
I
learned
about
water
testing
and
how
to
find
nitrate,
phosphate,
and
turbidity
in
a
body
 of
water.
I
also
learned
that
invertebrates
don’t
have
a
backbone
but
vertebrates
do.
These
are
two
 things
that
I
learned
at
Artology.”
 
 Jessica
 
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“For
me
Artology
is
an
awesome
educational
program
about
science
and
art.
They
teach
you
about
 many
different
things
that
you
never
knew
before
and
it
also
teaches
kids
how
to
be
more
 intellectual,
and
take
on
different
challenges.
Artology
also
shows
you
how
to
go
out
into
the
world
 and
do
things
hands
on.”
 
 “I
am
very
thankful
that
I
came
to
Artology
because
this
camp
has
taught
me
to
think
more
deeply
 about
real
world
problems.”
 
 Jayson
 
 “To
me
Artology
means
making
learning
fun.
‘Ology’
means
studying,
which
kids
do
not
like
to
do
in
 the
summer
time.
Because
the
camp’s
name
has
the
word
art,
which
kids
love
to
do,
it
makes
 studying
fun.”
 
 “There
are
a
lot
of
fun
things
to
do
at
camp,
like
in
the
mornings
we
have
drum
circle.
That
is
when
 we
gather
around
in
a
circle
and
play
drums.
What
I
like
most
about
drum
circle
is
we
get
a
chance
to
 make
our
own
beats.”
 
 Décor
 
 “Artology
has
taught
me
a
lot
of
educational
lessons,
but
most
importantly,
I
have
learned
many
life
 morals
as
well.”
 
 “It
means
a
lot
when
I
can
have
a
fun
summer
and
get
educated
without
getting
into
too
much
 trouble.”
 
 Isaiah
 

 “The
things
I
learned
at
Artology
are
how
to
burn
leaves
with
a
magnifying
glass,
what
molecules
are,
 and
how
to
look
and
draw
a
painting
and
how
to
get
better
at
my
contour
drawings.”
 
 Brianna
 
 “Artology
has
taught
me
to
always
think
about
the
positives
and
to
let
the
negatives
slip
out
the
 door.”
 
 “Artology
has
also
taught
me
that
getting
frustrated,
and
an
attitude
is
not
the
solution
to
any
 problem.
When
are
getting
frustrated,
or
about
to
you
need
to
just
calm
down,
and
keep
moving.”
 “Artology
has
taught
me
to
be
the
best
I
can
be.
They
have
taught
me
how
to
become
a
better
me,
 improving
myself
day
by
day.”
 
 
 
 



 


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Keep-Change for 2010 Things
to
improve/change:


 
 1. Not
all
but
maybe
some
of
the
science
lessons...?

I
felt
many
went
over
the
younger
kids'
 heads
and
was
more
work
trying
to
keep
the
kids
listening,
taking
in
what
David
was
saying,
 then
doing
the
work
to
try
to
learn
the
lesson.


 2. A
couple
of
the
scavenger
hunts.

Some
were
great
(the
one
at
the
museum
was
fun
but
it
 was
the
first
one)
but
ultimately
they
got
too
competitive
and
become
too
much
work
for
the
 group
leader.

Trying
to
watch
the
kids,
keep
them
together
and
focussed

‐

 3. More
details
about
the
schedule
during
the
outings
need
to
be
given
to
the
group
leaders.
 
The
kids
were
always
asking
me
what
we
would
be
doing
when
we
got
where
we
were
going
 but
I
could
never
tell
them
because
I
had
no
idea
what
we'd
be
doing
once
there...


 4. Extra:

The
extra‐heavy
cotton
t‐shirts
need
to
go.

They're
like
flannel
in
this
heat
‐
I
started
 sweating
as
soon
as
I
put
it
on
it
the
morning.


 5. Incorporate
a
“free
day”/open‐ended
prompt
or
two
for
journals
–
give
the
kids
a
 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

chance
to
express
themselves
freely,
without
having
to
fill
out
a
specific
prompt
 More
“inter‐group/team”
interaction
(ie
the
bus
teams)
aside
from
the
drum
circle
 
More
time
for
art
projects,
like
introducing
them
sooner.
 Let
behavior
dictate
activities
children
can
participate
in,
do
not
just
included
everyone.
 Have
at
least
one
trip
not
artology
related
(movies,
bowling,
etc.)
 I
can't
really
think
of
a
third
thing
lol
 3
things
Artology
should
definitely
keep:


13. The
only
thing
I
may
suggest
is
to
change
up
the
destinations
and
or
assignments
maybe


every
other
year.


 14. Also,
maybe
end
the
camp
with
a
big
bang
by
taking
them
to
an
amusement
park
or
 somewhere
they
will
really
fun
and
only
to
have
fun.

This
will
be
their
last
fun
memory
at
 Artology.


 15. The
drum
circle
may
benefit
from
establishing
an
end
goal
as
identified
by
an
intern
or
Charlene,
such
 as
a
specific
song/choreography…
possibly
the
occasional
addition
of
a
contemporary
musical
 component
(i.e.
drumming
beats
to
a
popular
song).
…This
was
discussed
briefly
but
could
be
 suggested
to
and
implemented
by
future
interns.
 16. The
implementation
of
a
short,
daily
briefing
for
the
interns
and
teachers
to
start
as
a
more
cohesive
 and
synthesized
group,
and
to
make
all
aware
of
the
schedule
and
plan
for
the
day
with
the
aim
of
 time
efficiency
and,
in
turn,
effectiveness.
This
may
also
help
with
improved
communication
and
 adherence
to
the
schedule.

 17. A
stronger
focus
on
journaling
at
the
end
of
the
day
to
encourage
reflection
and
concretizing
of
daily
 activities
and
learnings.
This
may
also
provide
time
for
more
individualized
supervision/help
with
 group
members
who
are
struggling.
 18. If
at
all
possible
in
scheduling,
the
interns
may
be
better
utilized
if
there
were
two
weeks
of
prep
prior
 to
the
start
of
camp
and
one
week
for
assessment/evaluation
as
opposed
to
one
prior
and
two
 following.

 19. More
visual
art
exploration
(i.e.
open‐ended
art
tasks)
as
a
form
of
creative
expression.




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Things
to
keep!
:


 1. Drum
Circle.

A
great,
uniting,
non‐competitive
(other
than
the
heart
drum,
the
competitive
 nature
of
which
can
be
mitigated
if
given
daily
to
a
different
kid
rather
than
letting
the
kids
pick
 it)
energizing
morning
exercise
to
start
the
day
with,
get
going
and
get
some
stress
release.


 2. Trips
to
the
PMA;
Waterworks;
Wissahicken
Creek;
Japanese
House;
the
Aquarium;
Awbury
 Aboretum:
all
fun
and
enjoyable
for
the
kids
(except
the
Aboretum
&
the
Wildlife
Refuge)
 because
of
the
heat
those
days
and
b/c
of
being
disorganized
at
the
Arboretum;
otherwise
they
 would
be
great).
 3. The
art
project
in
which
they
did
the
underwater
creatures
was,
I
think,
the
most
creative
and
 most
fun
for
them.

When
an
art
project
can
incorporate
so
many
different
visual
elements
with
 which
to
express
themselves
them
more
freedom
and
elevates
their
interest
level.

They
also
end
 up
with
such
different
and
exciting
pieces.

During
the
underwater
creatures
project
their
 excitement
was
palpable
and
showed
up
in
the
work.
 4. The
group
arrangements
–
provided
an
excellent
means
of
team/relationship
building
for
the
students,
as
 well
as
the
staff
 5. The
idea
of
“journal
time”
in
general
–
it’s
a
great
way
to
stimulate
the
students’
creative
thinking
skills
 and
for
them
to
practice
writing
 6. Going
out
for
trips
every
other
day
–
keeps
things
exciting
and
gets
kids
to
go
and
experience
the
outdoors
 more
 7. I
liked
the
fact
that
we
went
on
a
lot
of
trips.
 8. The
way
that
the
days
were
structured
and
mapped
out
 9. The
gem
system
and
store
to
motivate
positive
behaviors
and
actions.
 10. The
Drum
Circle
is
a
great
way
to
build
carmaderie,
let
off
steam
and
get
ready
for
the
days
events.
It
also
 provides
a
starting
point
to
a
cultural
connection
and
references
other
art
forms.
Brilliant!
 11. The
Creek
Walk
with
clean‐up
is
essential.
From
the
comments
I
heard
many
of
the
children
don’t
know
 the
park
exists
and
some
never
thought
they
could
walk
that
long!
The
lesson
about
trash
and
recycling
 that
they
learn
by
doing
is
PRICELESS!
 12. The
Cameras
allow
for
a
total
picture.
So
pretty.
 13. Drum
circle
as
a
way
to
begin
the
day
with
unified
creativity,
motivating
the
group
for
the
rest
of
the
 activities
of
the
day.


 14. Transportation:
drivers
were
kind,
behavior
on
the
busses
was
good,
organization
and
breaking
into
two
 groups
helped
maintain
structure
and
order.

 15. Field
trips
were
varied,
and
activities
on
field
trips
were
engaging
and
educational
for
the
kids
and
staff.
 16. Gem
system
was
a
positive
reinforcement
for
good
behavior,
taught
responsibility,
budgeting
and
 finances.
 17. The
cameras
were
a
wonderful
way
to
document
the
experiences
and
allowing
the
campers
to
use
them
 provided
an
opportunity
to
demonstrate
trust
and
responsibility.



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Artology Final Report 2010  

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