Trish Ransom, a debris artist, uses recyclable materials to make art. Ransom was on hand with Bonjour Camp kids showing and teaching them how to create their own art. The finished product of their Cajun Tah Tie is shown with Ransom.
Camp Bonjour at Prairie Acadian Center
The Jean Lafitte Prairie Acadian Cultural Center hosted a week long day camp, Camp Bonjour, for children ages 6-8. Young campers had the opportunity and privilege to explore Louisiana’s Zydeco music, learn Cajun dancing, old-fashioned games, story-telling, hands-on arts and crafts and presentations on Cajun culture. On Tuesday, children after listening to Trish Ransom, a local artist, who makes all recyclable debri into art. Children had the opportunity to make and design their own piece of art using smashed soda cans, paint, and paper plates. Children made a Cajun Tah Tie (an imaginary monster). From left are Ava Rose Ortego, 6, and Anslee Perry, 8. (Photos by Myra Miller)