JJB Summer Camp 2023

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The 4th annual JJB Summer Camp is HERE! This summer we have 9 incredible classes and 9 instructors teaching everything from wire wrapping to wire weaving, simple stringing to seed bead stitching! All materials to learn are included in your Camper Kit, plus access to the private online Facebook group where you can watch your classes live or on replay

Camper Enrollment begins NOW! Sign up today to receive your massive Camper Kit in the mail and access to all video classes, plus the incredible JJB Camper Community!

August 15-19

Class times will be 1 pm EST and later. Official times TBD

Online! All classes and camp activities will take place in our private JJB Summer Camp 2023 group on Facebook. Watch the classes live, or replay when you have time. After Camp is over the class videos will be available to you for forever,  revisit the group whenever you want to rewatch and refresh!

Introducing...Welcome our Newest Instructors to the JJB Summer Camp Family!

  • Jill MacKay
  • Jill Wiseman
  • and JJB Ambassadors Tricia Giazzon and Jenifer Miller

Repeat Offender Program!

For those who keep coming back for more...

Our incredible JJB Campers who have attended all 4 JJB Summer Camps will receive a special Repeat Offender gift along with their 2023 kit

Campfire Class

Zoom along with Tricia & Jenifer

Join the virtual campfire classroom as Jenifer Miller and Tricia Giazzon teach us how to indulge on calorie-free s'mores! We're making jewelry of course, with these two JJB Ambassador Babes leading the way. The instructional portion of the Zoom will be recorded and posted to the Summer Camp group for campers that are not able to make it to the campfire.

House Cabins

All Campers will receive a special TierraCast Cabin Critter Charm to indicate where they'll be bunking up. We have the Green Frogs, Teal Turtles, Purple Dragonflies and Opal Owls. Wait and see which cabin you've been sorted into, and pay attention to our Facebook Page for fun community activities for you and your bunkmates!


Check out all our camp activities! These are the projects we will be making at camp. Plus we will be making a very special S'mores themed jewelry piece live during our Zoom event.

What's Inside

Everything in the bead kit!

Jesse James Beads

Sunset Bead Mix
Blue Wildflower Bead Mix
S'Mores Bead Strand
S'Mores Ombre Fairy Silk
Polymer Pink Evil Eyes
Heishi Strand Bundle
Spacer Set
6/0 Seed Beads (Color TBD)
11/0 Seed Beads (Color TBD)
Crystal Pendant
Feather Charms
Gold Curb Chain
Gold Cable Chain
Rose Gold Ball Chain & Findings
Clasp Assortment


Metal Spacers
Ear Wires
Tree of Life Earring Charms
Animal Cabin Charm (1 of 4 styles)

Bead Obsession

Horseshoe Czech Bead (1 of 3 Styles)


Morse Code Bead Set


6/0 Seed Beads (Colors TBD)
11/0 Seed Beads (Colors TBD)


Delica Set


12mm Quick Links
26 Gauge Wire
18 Gauge Wire
Colour Craft Wire in 20mm Matte Gold
Lever Back Earring Wires
#10 Beading Needles
7-Strand Beading Wire
Ball Headpins
RePeat Cord


SilverSilk Capture Chain in Amber

Leathercord USA

Deer Tan Lace 2m Pack

Dakota Stones

Eagle Eye 10mm Rounds
Ancient Cellar Black Agate MATTE 8mm Round
Ancient Cellar Red Agate 6mm Round
Matte Red Tiger Eye 4mm Round
Matte Artistic Jasper 4mm Round


2-Hole Slide Clasp

Jill MacKay

Leather Diecut Flowers

Camper Community Engagement

Get involved as much or little as you like!

House Cabins: All Campers will receive a special TierraCast Cabin Critter Charm to indicate where they'll be bunking up. We have the Green Frogs, Teal Turtles, Purple Dragonflies and Opal Owls. Wait and see which cabin you've been sorted into, and pay attention to our Facebook Page for fun community activities for you and your bunkmates!

Bunk Buddies: Camp's more fun with friends! That's why we are bringing back the Bunk Buddy system! Going to camp can be scary - but never fret my pet, you have the option to sign up for the buddy system! JJB will randomly pair you with another camper to penpal with for added fun, and at the end of camp the option to make a piece of jewelry for one another and swap!

Camp Activity Schedule

1pm Jem Hawkes - Jewel Back Snail Earrings
5pm Jill Wiseman - Collecting River Rocks Bracelet

1pm Meredith Roddy - Follow Your Arrow Pendant
5pm Jill MacKay - Lakeside Wildflowers Necklace

1pm Nealay Patel - Sunset Horseback Ride Necklace
7pm Brittany Chavers - Evil Eye Friendship Bracelets

5pm Tracy Proctor - Morse Code Earrings & Necklace Set
8pm Campfire Zoom Class with Tricia Giazzon & Jenifer Miller

1pm Jem Hawkes - Dream Weaver Pendant 

Meet Your Camp Counselors

Join us August 15-August 19 for a special bead camp featuring the following counselors:

Instructor Lineup

Nealay Patel- Sunset Horseback Ride Necklace -Wire Wrapping & SilverSilk

Tracy Proctor- Morse Code Earrings & Necklace -Wire Wrapping & Morse Code

Jem Hawkes- Dream Weaver Pendant & Jewel Top Snail Earrings - Wire Wrapping, Coiling & Bead Channel Setting

Meredith Roddy- Follow Your Arrow Pendant -3D Peyote Triangle Pendant

Jill Wiseman- Collecting River Rocks Bracelet -Square Stitch & Fringing

Jill MacKay- Lakeside Wildflowers Necklace -Stringing and Leather Setting

Brittany Chavers- Evil Eye Friendship Bracelets -Stringing & Knotting

Tricia Giazzon & Jenifer Miller- S'More Surprise!! -Stringing


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where Do I Access My Classes?

A: All classes are held on the JJB Summer Camp 2023 Facebook Group Page. You will need to provide your order # or email associated with your order to get access to this group.

Q: Do I Need to Bring Anything to Class?

A: We advise makers to have on hand: 4mm, 6mm, and 8mm jump rings, head pins, eye pins and basic jewelry making tools: Round nose pliers, flat nose pliers, and cutting tool)

Q: What Happens If I Miss a Class?

A: No worries, all classes will be available to rewatch in the Facebook Group. All videos will be pinned to the "Featured" tab, they will also be available in the "Media" tab under "Videos"

Q: When Will My Kit Ship?

A: Kits will all ship Mid to End of July. Classes will begin August 15th. Updates on shipping will be posted on the Facebook group and emailed to participants.

Q: Will there be bugs?

A: Maybe. One of our classes is creating a jeweled snail with Jem Hawkes. Plan accordingly

Q: Will there be bug juice?

A: Absolutely. BYO Bug Juice to the S'Mores Campfire Class with Jenifer Miller and Tricia Giazzon.

Q: How hard will the classes be?

A: We have selected a range of techniques to teach, each class will be attainable by all and some will have a good challenge! For instance, Jem Hawkes will teach a beginner wire class first, and her second will be a next level up. Great thing is you can ask your teachers questions and they will walk you through the process!

Q: Will there be merit badges?

A: YES! We will have one embroidered patch for Campers that attempt all projects and share to social media. You will have one month after Camp ends to create and post your projects to your social channels outside of the camp group with hashtags #jjbsummercamp2023 #meritbadge