Girls Design Fashion takes our campers behind the scenes of the fashion world. They will explore sources of inspiration, design and illustration techniques, easy ways to upcycle and the importance of sustainability. A fashion show for family and friends will top off this week of confidence and community building!

Teaching Artist: Brianna Gouge (June 26-30), Christina Keefe (July 10-14)
Dates: June 26-30 and July 10-14
Location: Westwood Community Center, 1000 S Lowell Blvd, Denver CO, 80219
Time: 9am-3pm MST, Mon-Fri
Cost: $275 (includes materials fee)

Weekly Celebration: 3pm on Friday, June 30 and 3pm on Friday, July 14

Cancellations: All camps are subject to a 4-participant minimum. If the minimum is not reached 2 weeks prior to the start date of the session, the camp will be canceled and any registration fees will be refunded.

Refunds: With the exception of the camp being canceled due to low registration, all registration fees are final.

Discount: $25 discount off Artfully Minded Camp with registration and attendance of another 2023 Girls Create camp.Email info@athenaprojectarts.org  for DISCOUNT promo code BEFORE you register for the Artfully Minded Camp.

Referral Rebate: A $50 rebate is available for referrals. To qualify, both participants must register through the Athena Project website and complete the entire camp. Both participants qualify for the rebate ($50 each), and multiple referrals are allowed, up to but not to exceed the total cost of the camp ($275 value). To redeem, both parties must email info@athenaprojectarts.org by the end of business day the first day of camp with the name of the participant, the referral’s name and the name of the camp attending. Qualifying rebates will be issued within 30 days of camp completion. Athena Project has final say on rebate qualifications and totals.

Meet this camp’s teaching artist!

Week 1 (June 26 – June 30)



She is a graduate of Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design with a degree in Art Education. She has a passion for all things art and design related. With her experience in the classroom, she loves problem solving and experiencing the creativity that her students bring to the table. 

She is a multifaceted artist who enjoys painting, drawing, printmaking, designing with textiles, and creating with whatever other art materials she can find. On the rare occasion you don’t see her with artwork in hand, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and being at the beach. 

Week 2 (July 10 – July 14)



Christina went to college for Art Education/Textile Design with a concentration in weaving. She has always had a passion for fashion design with a specialty in formal wear and wedding gowns. Christina learned the construction of fabric, color theory, textile history and the importance of how fabric patterns and texture created beautiful silhouettes. Christina has spent most of he professional career as a Visual Merchandise Design Director in the Retail Industry. She worked closely with retailers such as Vera Bradley, Adidas, Michael Kors, Life is Good. She partnered with these brands on furniture design, store layouts, and brand imaging. Today Christina finds her passion in owning her own plant business. While pop ups are her concentration she has recently expanded to local businesses and office spaces providing live plants and design aesthetics to their spaces. Christina was born in Boston, she currently lives in Arvada with her wife Jennifer and their dog Cooper. They like traveling and enjoying the outdoors together.