Heidi Wulfraat on Rug Hooking Daily has just announced the launch of an INTERNET RUG CAMP on RHD. I seriously think that this INTERNET RUG CAMP may change the face of rug hooking, making instruction and projects more accessible for people who cannot attend on-site rug camps. The last time I looked there were already three rug camp classes posted, including Phyllis' MERIT PROGRAM (Hooray!), a sketchbook class with Heidi (Hooray!), and a palette dyeing group that I will facilitate. I think that more are to come very shortly.
Heidi lays down the ground rules as follows:
All of our "camp leaders" will be facilitating projects, challenges, or instruction with the intent to share their skills and the love of rug hooking with others. Activities within the RHD "camp" will be free of charge. In other words, Rug Hooking Daily will not form any profit in association with Rug Camp. there cannot be a fee to join a camp group. members of RHD are welcome to join any or all CAMP ACTIVITIES which can be found in the GROUPS section of RHD Please remember that camp projects are meant to feature our facilitators. These folks are working voluntarily, for your enjoyment so be kind and supportive. Check them out on-Line. Get to know them. Facilitators can agree to check in on a class / activity once a month, daily , etc..... The aim of "Camp" is simply to encourage and to spark the imagination and creativity of the entire community.
Check out the camp groups that are already forming and consider joining those that inspire you. If you are interested in leading a camp workshop or other such activity, contact Heidi on RHD or e-mail her (email@example.com). Here is the link to sign in to Rug Hooking Daily if you haven't already but would like to join the 1360 rug hookers who belong to the network. It's a great way to share your rugs with others, meet new friends world-wide who love rug hooking, and participate in instructional and motivational groups and challenges.
Can you tell that I'm excited?!