Welcome Summer Camp Applicants

Thank you for applying to Penland School of Craft's Summer Camps. We have some great camp offerings this year! All camps will be held in the Ridgeway Building, across the road from the Penland Gallery. 

If you are requesting a scholarship, please click here to fill out the scholarship application instead of this one.

Here are a few important specifics:

  • Applicants are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Materials fees are included in the price of tuition.
  • Payment is due at the time of registration.
  • You may apply for multiple camps for one child using this form. 
  • This form must be filled out separately for each camper.
  • Please ensure that your child's age will fall within the age range specified by the instructor before enrolling them in a camp. We are not able to admit children who fall outside of this range. 

To ensure the safety of our students and instructors:

  • If your child has accessibility needs, allergies, food sensitivities, etc. you must indicate this in the Medical Information section below and also speak to the teacher at the beginning of the camp.
  • Children must be toileting independently in order to attend Kids Camp. We do not accompany children into the restroom and we're not equipped to handle accidents. 
  • We will follow the recommendations of local healthcare professionals and the CDC for Covid-19 safety precautions. Masks and social distancing may be required.
Kids Camp Registration

Ages 9-12, July 25-29, 1:30 to 4:30 pm.

Ages 6-10, two week, half-day camp. June 13-17 and 20 to 24, 1:30 to 4:30 pm.

Ages 3-6, June 20-24, 9 am to noon.

Ages 6-8, July 4-8, 1:30 to 4:30 pm.

Ages 7-10, July 11-15, 9 am to 4 pm.
'Tween Camps

Ages 11-13, June 13-17, 9 am to noon.

Ages 10-14, July 4-8, 9 am to noon.

Ages 10-14, July 4-8, 1:30 to 4:30 pm.
Teen Camps

Ages 14-17, July 18-22, 9 am to 4 pm

Ages 13-15, July 25-29, 1:30 to 4:30 pm
I would like to make a contribution to support Kids Camp scholarships for children who cannot attend without financial support.
Total: $0.00
Future Commitment: $0.00
All Applicants complete the information below.
Student Information
**Please make sure your child will be the appropriate age at the time of class.
Payer / Guardian Information
This is the address where your credit card statements are mailed.
A receipt will be e-mailed to this address.

Emergency Contact Information
Secondary Contact
Medical Information

Accessibility needs, allergies, food sensitivities, etc. Please list here and also speak to the instructor or instructor's assistant at the beginning of the camp. 

Check each box below to indicate agreement:
I understand that if I cancel my registration less than 6 weeks prior to the beginning of my child's camp, I will not receive a refund.
I understand that if it is necessary for Penland to cancel a camp for any reason, I will be notified and offered another workshop or a full refund.

Penland's Covid-19 Safety Policy is based on the recommendations of local healthcare professionals and the CDC. I agree that my child will follow the precautions that are in place at the time of camp, which may include masking (covering nose and mouth at all times except during snack) and social distancing.
How did you hear about Kids Camp?
If Event or Other Enter Below.

Photo/Video Release
I give permission for video and/or photographs of me or my child to be used by Penland School of Craft, a nonprofit organization. I understand that the photos and videos taken during Summer Camp may be used for general public relations purposes. This may include printed materials, annual reports, newsletters, posters, website links, Penland’s advertisements and announcements. Choosing to decline permission will not affect your or your child’s ability to participate.

Liability Waiver
Penland School of Craft does not have a first responder or an EMT on staff and has minimal first-aid capabilities. It is the school’s policy to contact 911 in the event of any medical emergency. Penland does not administer any form of injectable adrenaline (epinephrine). If the child has a food allergy that will affect snack choices, it is the responsibility of the guardian to specify the child’s needs clearly on this form.

I hereby give permission for the above named child to participate in all Penland School of Craft Camp activities. I assume all risks and hazards incidental to the conduct of the camp. I do hereby release Penland School, its employees, and camp instructors of any loss, injury, or other damage to me or the above-named camp participant. In case of accidental injury to my child, I waive all claims against the organizers or supervisors appointed by Penland School of Craft.
People Authorized for Pick Up

If you would like to give permission for your teen (aged 13 to 17) to sign in and out independently, please skip to the next section.

Please list the names of individuals authorized to pick up your child. You may add names to this list after this form has been submitted by emailing communityeducation@penland.org.

We are unable release a child to any individual whose name is not on the list.
Late additions to this list may be emailed to communityeducation@penland.org.

First and Last Name
Teen Sign in / Pick up


Choose a pick up option from the drop down below:
1. Guardian Sign In:
I prefer to sign my child in each day, making eye contact with camp staff, OR

2. Teen Sign In / Out: I understand that when student is not signed into camp, they are subject to Penland's Visitor Policy. The Visitor Policy will be sent to you shortly before camp begins.

Once your child is checked in, they must remain with the group until camp is released at the end of the day. 

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