CampFest Activities (Ideas Page)
Banners and signs
Need someone to offer this
Beading, jewellery making
Bead hearts, could use crystal chips
Black and White Photography Competition
Can you juggle stuff? Make sounds like R2-D2? Do an arabesque? Strut your stuff at the talent show! Open to all ages, all acts, individuals or groups; you get up to five full minutes (only) to strut your stuff. Sign up for the show at the registration table and return before 3 p.m. Saturday. (No exceptions!)
Chocolate Fondant animals
Collage, group creation
Drumming Workshop, Instrumental Jamming Session
put it out there – see what people are into, what they can offer to lead
Eat Your Art
Flags with homeschooling and unschooling quotes
Perhaps a teen activity? Each day coordinate a flash mob dance or movement and surprise campers!Friendship Bracelets
Family Yoga or Tai Chi or gentle exercise to start the day
Need someone to lead this
First Aid, CPR training
‘Imaginarium’ Fair & Show and Tell
Have you been inventing, creating, collecting or experimenting? Display a project showing where your imagination has taken you on your homeschool journey. Show off artwork, history displays, hobbies – whatever you’ve been studying or playing with this year. All participants will receive a ribbon and/or certificate of merit.
If there is access to considerable quality recycled FREE material nearby (or if someone can bring), add duct tape, etc for an afternoon activity
Knitting / Crochet
Need a confident singer with a repertoire of easy to learn and sing ‘old favourite’ songs to lead this activity
Meditation and Visualisation
Perhaps painted on an old door. Add a door each year and hang somewhere prominent. Would be good to get someone with artistic ability to lead and structure this activity.
Making music together, jam session
Bring your imagination and come create with us. Join us in creating leaf
rubbings, pinecone bird feeders and collages, while exploring all
that nature has to offer! Bring a collection of natural items to share.
Old Days Old Ways
A range of activities children can do to experience life as it was 100 years ago;
– making soap
– washing clothes with a washboard
– mending, cross stitch, embroidery
– making damper
– rolling a hoop
– mending a hole in a bucket!
(brainstorm practical and fun things)
Recycle Junk creations/challenge
Science Fair Show and Tell
Children to bring favourite science experiment to do with others (small groups) and then demonstrate (if they want) or display. Can bring posters for display.
Trees For CampFest!
Vegetable and herb patchWeaving
Wiggles and Giggles Dance Moves
Need someone who loves the Wiggles and knows all the moves to teach to everyone for the Dance night: compulsory for adults?
Australian Homeschool Network
The Educating Parent