JJB Summer Camp! Everything You Need to Know

Posted on July 28 2020

Online Summer Bead Camp hosted by Jesse James Beads!
We are missing bead shows this summer - the community, the classes, the fun, the new beads! This summer asks us to think outside the bead show box. We bring you... JJB Summer Camp!


What is JJB Summer Camp?
JJB Summer Camp starts with a massive kit of beads, components and tools from your favorites brands, and finished with 9 tutorials from our industry-renowned "camp counselors" - plus a community of bead campers to socialize online with!

Summer Camp is fun for all ages and beading levels. Our tutorials are step-by-step lives from your favorite industry professionals.

Camp is happening online the week of August 17th. All Summer Campers will be given access to a special private group on Facebook, where you can watch tutorials lives, play the replays again and again, post pictures and comments, and hang with the JJB Summer Camp crew!

Where do I watch my classes?
All Summer Camp tutorials can be watched live or watched on replay through the exclusive JJB Summer Camp 2020 Facebook Group. Joining the group will give you exclusive access to all the tutorials whenever you like.

What's in the JJB Summer Camp Kit?
The value of Summer Camp starts here. Your kit includes the following from your favorite brands:

Jesse James Beads
-Summer Camp Mini Mix
-Summer Camp Strand
-JJB metal assortment
-JJB clasp assortment
-JJB tassel assortment
-Chain
-Preciosa cup chain

Beadalon
-Artistic Wire Mandrel set (4 piece purple)
-24 gauge wire (full spool)
-20 gauge wire (full spool)
-Supplemax (full spool)
-Beading needle
-Quick Links pack, 30mm
-19-strand wire (10' spool)
-3 strand clasp
-Jump Rings, 4mm and 6mm
-Wire Wrap Secrets DVD by Wyatt White

TierraCast
-Antique Pewter button clasp

Lipstick Ranch
-custom rusted iron components 

SilverSilk
-3' of custom capture chain
-rhinestone encrusted clasp

TOHO
-11/0 Trio
Miyuki
—Delica trio 

 

Hooray for fun! Enroll in JJB Summer Camp

Fun Extras!
Summer Camp is all about FUN, right?! That's why we're piling on the cool for this one of a kind virtual camp event 

Bunk Buddy
Each camper will be assigned a buddy to be friends with over the course of camp! At the end of camp you will send one project to your new friend. Kumbaya!

Merit Badges
We will teach 9 classes - 3 of which are eligible for special merit badges! Send JJB images of the completed merit projects and receive special "Bead Scouts" merit patches in the mail

Summer Camp Pouch
Each JJB Summer Camp Kit comes with a 10x10" zippered pouch to keep your beads, tools and more. Plus, you can sew your Bead Scouts merit badges to the pouch after camp!


Your Camp Counselors
The best bead instructors are ready to teach you at camp, and answer all of your questions! 
Sara Ellis, Jesse James Beads
Meredith Roddy, Beadalon
Wyatt White, Beadalon 
Nealay Patel, Silver Silk
Sarah James, Jesse James Beads


Important Dates
Enroll for Camp
(aka, purchase your Summer Camp Kit)
July 23 - August 10
**Kit Must Be Purchased BY August 10*

Receive access to the private JJB Summer Camp Facebook Group
July 29 - August 5

Kits Shipped
August 11

Summer Camp Week!
August 17-21
9 classes this week! Times and schedule TBD
Merit Badge Submission
September 8
Submit photos of the 3 merit badge projects to receive your embroidered Bead Scouts patches in the mail!
 
JJB SUMMER CAMP 2020!
Grab your favorite beading mat, pour yourself a glass of bug juice (or wine, heck this is camp for adults y'all), and get ready for the stay-at-home week of the summer. Join us at JJB Summer Camp! Treat yourself to summer fun!
 

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