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“Everything I hope my daughter will grow up to be is modeled by the people at Clapping Hands. They are diverse, creative, ambitious, fearless, smart, and full of love.”
– Emma Skurnick, teaching artist, parent


SUMMER CAMPS & PROGRAMS ARE HERE! We're offering an array of art and nature-based camps every week, in addition to zoom workshops, this summer from May 31- August 13, 2021. Please visit the Outdoor Summer Camps and Online Summer Workshops pages for more information including detailed descriptions, camp fees and registration links!!
Chatham County Public School Students are eligible for FREE CAMP through the Summer Enrichment Program.  Please just LET US KNOW on our registration form that you are participating in that program and let us know the school your camper attends.

ANNUAL LETTER WRITING CAMPAIGN UNDERWAY!



Our annual letter writing campaign is active now. Please read this inspiring letter by our Founder and Director Louise Omoto Kessel. If you are inspired to donate you can make a tax deductible donation by clicking on the DONATE NOW button above or follow the directions in the letter to make donations by check, venmo or paypal.

We are also looking for VOLUNTEERS to help with the campaign! Our goal is to have 40 letter writers and raise $6,000! So far, we have 34 letter writers and have raised $2,225! Want to participate ? Email Alex Nelson at spoonnerz@gmail.com for information and to get involved!
VOLUNTEERS WELCOME to help with our in-person programs, socially-distanced work days at the farm,  fundraising projects, social media posts, and more! Fill out our volunteer form if you are interested.

Volunteer Form
For all the recent news and upcoming programs---- check out our newsletter! December 2020 Newsletter

Current Newsletter

“Louise does a great job of creating a safe place. What I mean by a safe place is that kids are free and comfortable to create and be themselves. Or even if they show up and don’t know who they are, they leave knowing themselves better.”
– Valine Zeigler, parent