Animation Camp to allow children to express creativity through digital animation design

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, along with Youth Tech Inc., will provide youth the chance to learn, create and direct digital animation.

Animation Camp will teach students the basics of animation and digital design. Students will use animation software in Adobe Flash to create fun interactive animations they will be able share with others. Animation Camp is open to children nine years-old to 17 years-old. It will be held 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday, June 10-13, at Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane. Cost is $155 per camper.

Registration can be done online at or at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information on the event, contact Jo Ellis, recreation program supervisor,, (785) 330-7355.