At Auttie World, children are viewed as unique and gifted individuals. We feel each child’s development is best supported through an emergent & creative Holistic curriculum. Our Summer Holistic Art sessions is full of craft materials and garden activities, to encourage imagination. Each instructor helps to promote a positive self-image by encouraging the children to try new activities & challenges.
Researchers find activities like gardening, horticulture, holistic (body, mind, and spirit) can improve mental health and contribute to a healthy weight. The increased physical activity reduces stress, and increases happiness. You also build better eating habits for your entire family and generations to come, when grow your own vegetables. With benefits like this, why are we not seeing more adults and children interested in gardening? For starters, we have to go back and begin with the young. Cultivating children’s interest in gardening, art, and the environment at a very young age, shows that as adults they continue to artwork, be supporters of sustainability and the "Garden" or "Green Earth" thinker. Children’s gardens should be a place of fun and inhibition so they can be free to explore and learn as they grow-up.
We work with various community centers in KY, IN, TN to provide FREE Holistic and Alternative Art Sessions.
During the summer (JUNE), we have a Visual Holistic Art Summer Camp that provides more fun activities for students (6-9 yrs.). Students can come in from 1pm-3pm (California Community Center) for activities that are centered around Visual Holistic Art and FUN!
Here is the ad with Metro Parks & Recreation (LINK)
During the summer (JULY), we have a Visual Holistic Art Summer Camp that provides students (8-12 yrs.) an opportunity to come into the Boys & Girls Club and Douglass Community Center to do activities that are centered around Visual Holistic Art, Music, and FUN!
Here is our ad with Macaroni Kid South/West (LINK)
During the summer (JULY), we have a FREE mobile Visual Arts Program in Southern Indiana for Various community centers, from 1-3pm (EST). Our programs are centered around Visual Holistic Art and Traditional Art for ages 6-14yrs.
See our ad on our site.
We DO NOT provide an ABA Therapist or have any licensed volunteer staff that provides behavioral interventions. We DO provide an Art Therapist, Holistic/Alternative Health Counselor/Coach, Art/Psychology Student Intern, and FUN!
Auttie World's Holistic Summer Art Camp is an annual endeavor that consist of summer camps tailored for families who have a child with ADD, ADHD, PDD, Aspergers, or Fragile X Syndrome that will benefit from Holistic arts and crafts, silly songs, crazy games, and unforgettable memories!
Community Centers-Management, please fill out the online FORM FOR RESERVED PLACEMENT (12 Students Maximum), per session.
For families, the application can be downloaded, filled out, and turned back into us by our Corporate Office:
Auttie World, Inc.
101 N. 7th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
A huge shout out and thank you to the Daniels and Taylor families for contributing to our garden project! We already have seeds sprouting in our new germination boxes! We are still on the hunt for extra garden tools and a few other small things and we will be ready to go!
DID YOU KNOW…
Fresh fruit/veggies is going to come back in season again! We serve fresh fruit and veggies during our camps (art)! Does your family meals consist of fresh organic fruit, veggies? Does your child get enough physical exercise (i.e. walking, bending, or stretching)? Here is a wonderful family LINK filled with great ideas for both questions!
Family Health Quiz Survey:
To help us better our programs, we are offering a FREE anonymous Healthy Diet & Exercise analysis through Survey Monkey's Diet & Exercise challenge LINK
*Our Summer Holistic Programs are funded in part by VSA Kentucky, The State Organization on Arts and Disability. And, by our community supporters and sponsors.
During the summer (JUNE), we partner up with various community centers to teach and provide opportunities for children to learn about the environment and social justice. Our daily rhythm and flow will include time for self expression, creative play, story art, and more!
We feature a multicultural summer camp for K through 5th grade (depends on the maturity of the child), that is made up of a Primary Wellness Coordinator (Holistic/Alternative Counselor & Coach) and Volunteer Staff certified in teaching general education for special needs children. We also have a professional Artist that works with us for the summer camps (KY & TN)!
Here is our ad with Kids Out and About (LINK)
Families who have relocated to Nashville for months or years (looking for a safe and nurturing place for their loved ones), find comfort in our Holistic approach. The community loves how we match volunteer teams of two "experts at play" who provide weekly adventures and fun diversion for our campers and siblings.
Families are referred to us by social workers, Community Centers, Childcare facilities, Ronald McDonald House, and other families who have received our support. We welcome self-referrals too!
PLEASE FILL OUT THE ONLINE FORM FOR RESERVED PLACEMENT (12 Students Maximum), per session. The application can be utilized for the Art Showcase (end of July), as well for proper camper count.
Get Ready, Get Set, Let's Party!
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Auttie World's Summer Holistic Art Campers will have an afternoon filled with Art, Games, food, drinks, and a mini ceremony to acknowledge their participation.
This showcase is FREE open to the public. It is a chance for the community to come by and learn more about the work that the children have done all summer long, and is one that bridges the gaps of the Auttieworld and the Neurotypical World. We encourage the community to come prepared to purchase the artwork and meet with the professional Artist "Big Buddies" from our community, that work to inspire our campers along their ARTISTIC Journey!
This year, we will be at The Crescent Hill Library located at 2762 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206 from 1-3pm (EST).
All facilities that we work with will need to pre-register their campers (i.e. name, age, etc.).
This Pre Registration Form is used to register your child(ren) and obtain an understanding of your needs. A Volunteer will reach out to you regarding the application you submitted/or not submitted. (Classroom headcount 15)
101 North 7th Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, United States
Our "BOOK CLUB" welcomes friends and parents to stop by and participate. The group meets during August and September an hour to build reading skills. This program will be interactive (working with books of their own choice), while learning social interactive skills.
The Book Club is all about children that love to read (including some who cannot read), love books for the same reasons most people do...ADVENTURE! Being transported to different worlds, cultures, etc., where they meet interesting characters and learn about exciting new things. Taking that journey with a group of "Like Minded" friends makes it even more delightful and fun!
More Information coming ...
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