“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

Thanks, Camp Community, for a WONDERFUL 2018 Summer Camp season! See all the photos at our Facebook page.
Anything Goes Spring Break Camps! March 25-29 and April 15-19, ages 7-13 EARLY BIRD discounts before January 31! REGISTER - SPRING BREAK CAMP
Our 2019 Camp Schedule is ready! Look for Summer Camp registration in early December.
Donate here to Clapping Hands Scholarship Program.
I have been a huge fan of Clapping Hands since its inception because I witnessed the impact it had on the lives of children I referred, all of whom needed scholarships. The joy, creativity, and utter FUN they experienced was the highlight of their summers, but it was the physical and emotional safety they experienced in that empowering, loving, and supportive environment that was the true impact. It was literally transformative in the lives of many of those children.” – Jo Sanders, former director of the Family Violence Rape Crisis Center in Chatham County

Explore our website for more information about our scholarship program and becoming a donor.
Friday November 23, 4 - 9 p.m. Homecoming! Clapping Hands Community GATHERING for all campers, staff, families past and present! Friends! Potluck! Campfire if weather permits (a warm space upstairs if not)! Please sign up so we know how many to plan for! Homecoming Gathering Nov. 23
November 24, Bynum Bazaar, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Our campers from Tuesday Art Camp for Homeschoolers will be selling their handmade wares at this event! Come shop for gifts and support our campers!
Gift Making Workshops! - see registration forms or November Newsletter for details!  DEC. 1, 10:30- 12:30, in Durham, for families,  Zawadi workshop- making gifts for Kwanzaa.  REGISTER HERE. 
DEC 2, 1-5 p.m., at Clapping Hands Farm, for adults, gift making with Louise and Mardi. REGISTER - Dec. 2 GIFTS WORKSHOP
DEC 8, 1-5 p.m. at Clapping Hands Farm, for families, Zqwadi wortkshop- making gifts for Kwanzaa REGISTER - Dec. 8, ZAWADI WORKSHOP
Tuesday Art Camp for Homeschoolers 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fall, Winter, Spring, ages 10-16 REGISTER - ART CAMP
November 2018 Newsletter NOVEMBER 2018 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