Final schedule will be posted 8/20/17, we still have a few things to post so check back to see what's new.

 

Friday 4 pm to 4:55 pm

 

 BB Guns-At the BB Gun Range

 

Archery-At the Archery field

 

Meet and Greet-Dining Hall

The CampAnime version of a con’s Opening Ceremony. Meet the staff, get a tour of the camp, learn how to use a map, and, best of all, meet other attendees. There will be welcome goodie baskets for all and it’s a nice relaxed way to get the lay of the land for the weekend. Hosted by Audrey.

 

Friday 5 pm to 5:55 pm

 

Archery-At the Archery field

 

BB Guns-At the BB Gun Range

 

 Origami Workshop-Yurt A

This is a beginner workshop for Origami, the Japanese art of paper-folding, where you can learn how to make simple things out of paper squares, such as a traditional crane, flower, samurai helmet, dragon claws, shurikens, and more. You will also learn how to read the standard Origami direction symbols.  Taught with step-by-step instructions and guidance. Hosted by Adam Wunch.

 

 Battle of the Cosplay Stars - Flag FB Field

Teams will compete in our annual family-fun event. Come take part in classic family picnic games with a Japanese-game-show twist:  3-legged race, Pong, Kan Jam, fill the bucket with water, pie-eating contest, and Wiffle Ball pitch. They all sound innocent enough, but if you’ve ever seen a Japanese game show, you may want to think twice about volunteering for this one. Four people per team may participate. Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Friday 6 pm to 6:45 pm

 Dinner-Dining Hall

 

Friday 7 pm to 7:50 pm

 

 Cosplay Contest-Dining Hall

Dress to impress for our annual cosplay contest. Points are given for originality, overall look, ability to stay in character, and overall attitude. There will be smaller prizes for the best male and female costume as well as an overall grand prize. Please note that cosplayers spend a lot of time and effort on their costumes. ALL of them deserve respect and recognition throughout the con. Please remember: You can enter all 3 days, but only win once.  Judged by our Con Queen along with her royal subjects. Hosted by Matt and Audrey in the Dinning Hall.

 

Friday 8 pm to 8:50 pm

 

Late night Snack & Movie Night-Boathouse

We'll pop a classic movie on the semi-big screen so sit back have a PB&J and Hot Coco and relax. It's not much but it's free for anyone with a late night munchies. We will also have hot dogs and S'mores at the bonfire.

 

1 Hour Cosplay (Dragon Edition)-Pop's Lodge

We are going to be making a Dragon for our summer festival and need your cosplay help. We supply the materials and you supply the know how, teams will break into different divisions...head, body, tail etc and will have 1 hour to complete a functioning Dragon Cosplay thats at least 10 ft long.

 

 Friday 9 pm to 9:50 pm

 

 Friday Night at the Movies-Boathouse (9:00 pm to 10:30 pm)

We have a movie, we have some Popcorn and a few comfy couches. After a long day somethime you just need to kick back and relax.  We will also have hot dogs and S'mores at the bonfire.

 

Nerd Jeopardy-Pop’s

Is your head full of "useless" trivia on your favorite topics? Do you have an obsession that you just KNOW you are the "biggest fan" of? Do you like anime, video games, cartoon, comics, or anythings else "nerdy"? Yes? Well then this is panel for you. Join a team of other players and compete in our nerd-and-fandom-themed Jeopardy and show off your knowledge! Hosted by Kamber Sorel.

 

Bonfire, Hot Dogs & S’mores-Council Ring

What better way to end the night then to sit back , have a dog, roast a marshmallow or two, chat with new friends and hear a Ghost Story or two at the same time. After Mysterious Massachusetts we will invite guests to come up and tell the scariest story they know.

 

Friday 10 pm to 11:30ish pm

 

Scary Shorts-Council Ring (Bonfire)

Stop on by as we celebrate some of the all time classic horror short stories and poems. We have a few in mind that we will read during the bonfire but feel free to bring you're favorite. it's an open forum and everyone is invited.

 

Bonfire, Hot Dogs & S’mores-Council Ring

What better way to end the night then to sit back , have a dog, roast a marshmallow or two, chat with new friends and hear a Ghost Story or two at the same time. After Mysterious Massachusetts we will invite guests to come up and tell the scariest story they know.

 

Saturday 8 am to 8:45 am

Breakfast-Dining Hall

 

Saturday 9 am to 9:50 am

 

Wish bottle necklace making-Dining Hall

It's early and you still want to relax and finish your coffee. We Understand, so sit back, relax and enjoy a relaxing panel about Wish Bottle Necklace making. We'll supply the coffee and the materials for the necklaces so stop by for the Java and leave with a necklace. Hosted by Emily Pagliaro.

 

15 Minute Movie-Meet in Dining Hall

Participants will have one hour to write and film a 15 minute movie. Gareth will be on hand as out handy cameraman/editor and director and everyone else will provide the acting and writing talent. So, who wants to be a star? Hosted by Gareth Mannion

 

Roskin

 

 Breakfast (For anyone who woke up late)-Boathouse

It's a con and waking up to eat at 8 am is not everyones cup of tea. So if you missed breakfast we will have some oat meal, bread, butter,fruit and a Kurig on hand to help wake you up. It's free, all we ask is that you clean up after yourselves.

 

 Battle of the Cosplay Stars-Flag FB Field

Teams will compete in our annual family-fun event. Come take part in classic family picnic games with a Japanese-game-show twist:  3-legged race, Pong, Kan Jam, fill the bucket with water, pie-eating contest, and Wiffle Ball pitch. They all sound innocent enough, but if you’ve ever seen a Japanese game show, you may want to think twice about volunteering for this one. Four people per team may participate. Advance registration is suggested. Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Saturday 10 am to 10:50 am

 

Archery (10 am to 11:30 am)-At the Archery field

 

Rock Climbing (10 am to 11:30 am)-At the Rock Wall

 

Intermediate Origami Workshop-Yurt A

In this is intermediate workshop for origami, you can learn how to make origami creations and toys of an intermediate level, such as angelfish, sea serpent, a transforming star, mice, and other cool things.  Hosted by Adam Wunch.

 

Pop's Lodge

 

H20 Baseball-Flag FB Field

Imagine baseball, but with water balloons. Hit the balloon and run to the base. The pitcher can then take another balloon to throw to the 1st baseman. If he catches it before you get there, you are out. If you beat it or the balloon breaks then you are safe. I’m not going to lie: you will get wet! But you’ll also have some fun. Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Saturday 11 am to 11:50 am

 

Archery (ends at 11:30 am)-At the Archery field

 

BB Guns- At the BB Gun Range

 

Rock Climbing (ends at 11:30 am)-At the Rock Wall

 

Blindfold Candy Taste Test-Dining Hall

Contestants will be blindfolded and given different kinds of Japanese candy; they will then have to describe what it is – specific, not just Mochi, also what type. Please note that not all the J-snacks will be sweet and some flavors may be unexpected. (You CANNOT participate if you have any kind of food allergy.)  Hosted by Matt & Jr.

 

Make a Paper Lantern-Roskin

Join us in the dining hall for a Paper lantern workshop. We will supply the materials and show you how to make the craftiest tin lantern around. Later in the evening you can use that lantern at our first Camp Carnival of lights. If you can’t make the walk you can still use the lantern for amazing things such as…seeing at night. It does get dark here. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

 Tie Dye with Tasya-Yurt A

Buy a Camp Anime T-shirt, and Tye dye it with Tasya before heading off to your next panel. We will do some unique or old fashioned tie dye tricks to make your plain white T-shirt uniquely colorful, and ketchup free. Also, come and tie dye your plain white pillow case. We can tie dye anything your heart desires, except for your best friend. XoXo - Tasya

 

       An introduction to Taiko-Pop's Lodge

In this hands on class we will expore the history of Japanese drums as well as the ensemble Taiko drumming. After the brief introduction to the art people will be invited to learn the basics of the drums with the help of the Uconn Kodama Taiko club. With patience and a bit of hard work you will learn to play a simple piece that will be performed later in the day.

 

Muggle Quidditch-Flag FB Field

Come one come all to this fascinating game. Have you ever wanted to play quidditch but realized you cant fly? Well now u can (play quidditch at least i don't think we can fly by ourselves yet). Come join me and my wonderful assistant on the field and get down to basics. We will teach you the ins and outs of muggle quidditch as well as play a game. No broom required. Hosted by Annalease Petersen.

 

Saturday 12 pm to 12:45 pm

Lunch-Dining Hall

 

Art Fight-Dining Hall (sign up in Dealer’s Room)

Competitors and suggestions are picked from the lunchroom to battle in a random, timed art challenge! Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Studios hosts the event and supplies the easels, pads and crayons...CampAnime supplies the prizes. A CampAnime lunchtime tradition! Sit close to beg for originals! Hosted by Matt Ryan.

 

Saturday 1 pm to 1:50 pm

 

Cosplay Fashion Show-Dining Hall

It's not a judged contest, just a chance to walk the runway and strut your stuff and show the world what you did with your cosplay this year. The questions that we will ask you will be mostly about how you made your cosplay and props. We will not be asking you to answer "in character". It's more of a chance to share your knowledge with others and maybe even pick up a tip or two for your next cosplay idea. Points will not be given, but it's still a ton of fun. Hosted by Audrey.

 

 

Introduction to Water Color- Boathouse (2 hour class)

Come express your artistic painting skills down at the Boathouse. With hands-on guidance, a peaceful and friendly atmosphere, and supplies provided, you’ll become an expert on water color painting.

 

Centipede Live-Flag Fb Field

We have a bunch of Hopper balls, a few boxes, and a ton of Nerf Guns...everything you need to make a live version of the arcade classic Centipede. The more the merrier! Hosted by Con-Men.

 

Saturday 2 pm to 2:50 pm

 

Intro to Water Color- Boathouse (2 hour class, 1pm to 3pm)

Come express your artistic painting skills down at the Boathouse. With hands-on guidance, a peaceful and friendly atmosphere, and supplies provided, you’ll become an expert on water color painting.

 

Archery-At the Archery field

 

Saturday 3 pm to 3:50 pm

 

BB Guns (3:30 pm to 5 pm) -At the BB Gun Range

 

Boating (3:30 pm to 5 pm) - At the Lake

 

Cosplay Contest-Dining Hall

Dress to impress for our annual cosplay contest. Points are given for originality, overall look, ability to stay in character, and overall attitude. There will be smaller prizes for the best male and female costume as well as an overall grand prize. Please note that cosplayers spend a lot of time and effort on their costumes. ALL of them deserve respect and recognition throughout the con. Hosted by Haruvamp and Matt.

 

Hayao Miyazaki Two Part Film Panel-Roskin

Part 1: Watch some of the greatest moments from Director Hayao Miyazaki's films. The films include animated classic movies such as Howl's Moving Castle, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and more! Part 2: Join Con-Men for an ultimate Hayao Miyazaki movie trivia. There will be teams of two people, and prize giveaways! Prizes TBA. For any questions about this panel, please follow this link, and fill out the form. Hosted by Con-Men TV.

 

Nerf Battle Royal – Flag FootBall Field (A 2 hour event)

An all out Nerf Battle Royal. Many people will enter the field but only the select few will leave unscathed. We will have Nerf guns and dart available but feel free to bring your own guns, the better the gun the longer you'll last. Hosted by Gareth Mannion

 

Saturday 4 pm to 4:55 pm

 

BB Guns (3:30 pm to 5 pm) - At the BB Gun Range

 

Boating (3:30 pm to 5 pm) - At the Lake

 

An introduction to Moku Hanga- Dining Hall

From scenes of Edo Japan to Connecticut hens flaunting kimono patterns, join Lynita Shimizu for an hour immersed in the of art of the Japanese woodblock print.  After a brief history of traditional printmaking, you’ll see a print come to life using the same techniques and tools used by the artisans of ancient Japan. Hosted by Lynita Shimizu.

 

Hayao Miyazaki Two Part Film Panel-Roskin

Part 2: Watch some of the greatest moments from Director Hayao Miyazaki's films. The films include animated classic movies such as Howl's Moving Castle, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, and more! Part 2: Join Con-Men for an ultimate Hayao Miyazaki movie trivia. There will be teams of two people, and prize giveaways! Prizes TBA. For any questions about this panel, please follow this link, and fill out the form. Hosted by Con-Men TV.

 

Nerf Battle Royal – Flag FootBall Field ( A 2 hour event-starts at 3 pm)

An all out Nerf Battle Royal. Many people will enter the field but only the select few will leave unscathed. We will have Nerf guns and dart available but feel free to bring your own guns, the better the gun the longer you'll last. Hosted by Gareth Mannion

 

Saturday 5 pm to 5:45 pm

Dinner-Dining Hall

 

Saturday 5:45 pm to 6:00 pm

 

Pie the Promoter-Dining Hall (right outside on the field)

So, every con has a few panels that get canceled for one reason or another. Here's the deal: for every panel that gets canceled you get 1 pie to hit me in the face with. So if 6 panels get canned, you get 6 shots. This is only for panels that are canceled that day – if we change the schedule before the Friday of the con, that will not count. Outdoor events canceled by rain do not count either. So if you're running a panel this year....get your butt to your panel room! Hosted by Audrey and Matt.

 

Saturday 6 pm to 6:50 pm

 

Open Mic! - Pop's

   A CampAnime 4.5 event that we tested out and it ended up being surprisingly fun. We started with a 4 year old (my son) telling really, really bad Knock, Knock jokes. I love the kid but they were just bad. What ended up happening was that everyone got up and they told what seemed like the worst joke they ever heard. It’s like a movie that’s so bad it’s good. So if you have a bad joke, or even a good one come on down and share it with the world. Hosted by Matt Jr.

 

Boathouse

 

 Karaoke-Pop’s Lodge

Here is your chance to get on stage and belt out a tune for the world to hear. You can sing alone or with a group, so get up there and show us what you've got. Hosted by Katrina Dupont & Haruvamp.

 

Saturday 6:45 pm to 7:00 pm

 

Bonsai: an Introduction-Dining Hall

Victor Eng of Bonsai Gardens of Connecticut will be hosting a 90-minute hands-on session (including a video presentation) about the history of the Bonsai. Part of the lecture will deal with the varieties of Bonsai and Victor will bring numerous types to the workshop so you can get a hands-on experience. Flowering and Fruit Bonsai will be on hand as well as the more "traditional" ones. Hosted by Victor Eng.

 

Saturday 7 pm to 7:55 pm

 

Bonsai Workshop-Dining Hall

This 90-minute class has a $15 entry fee to help cover costs. Participants in this workshop will get a Bonsai tree, pot, soil, rocks and a tool set to maintain the Bonsai (a $40 value). Victor will be on hand to walk you through the basics of Bonsai and the requirements to maintain a healthy, happy Bonsai. We ask that you pre-register ahead of time so we have enough Bonsai trees for everybody. We will have extras in case you forget but letting us know ahead of time would be nice. From 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Hosted by Victor Eng.

 

Camp Games-Baseball Field

Remember all those fun games you used to play at camp? Here's a chance to enjoy games that you played before or some that you've never even heard of. A few of the games we have lined up...Red Rover, Tug-of-War, Who's Coming To Dinner?, and more! So come on out and play with us! Hosted by Sonya Ward.

 

Summer festival- Baseball Field (7:30 to 9pm)

It's starts off with a game of Suikawari, after a long hot day at camp who wouldn't want some watermelon and what's better then watermelon? Making a game out of splitting one open. A Japanese picnic game for the whole family kicks off our 1st Summer Festival. Carnival games, silly prizes, a Taiko performance, free food and maybe even a Dragon will be on hand to help celebrate our 1st mini carnival.

 

Saturday 8 pm to 8:50 pm

 

Bonsai Workshop Cont.-Dining Hall

This 90 minute class has a $10 entry fee to help cover costs. Participants in this workshop will get a Bonsai tree, pot, soil, rocks and a tool set to maintain the Bonsai (a $40 value). Victor will be on hand to walk you through the basics of Bonsai and the requirements to maintain a healthy, happy Bonsai. We ask that you pre-register ahead of time so we have enough Bonsai trees for everybody. We will have extras in case you forget, but letting us know ahead of time would be nice. From 7:00 pm to 8:30pm. Hosted by Victor Eng.

 

Late night Snack & Movie Night-Boathouse

We'll pop a classic movie on the semi-big screen so sit back have a PB&J and Hot Coco and relax. It's not much but it's free for anyone with a late night munchies. We will also have hot dogs and S'mores at the bonfire.

 

Summer festival- Baseball Field (7:30 to 9pm)

It's starts off with a game of Suikawari, after a long hot day at camp who wouldn't want some watermelon and what's better then watermelon? Making a game out of splitting one open. A Japanese picnic game for the whole family kicks off our 1st Summer Festival. Carnival games, silly prizes, a Taiko performance, free food and maybe even a Dragon will be on hand to help celebrate our 1st mini carnival.

 

Saturday 9 pm to 9:50 pm

 

Saturday Night at the Movies-Boathouse (9:00 pm to 10:30 pm)

We have a movie, we have some Popcorn and a few comfy couches. After a long day somethime you just need to kick back and relax.  We will also have hot dogs and S'mores at the bonfire.

 

Intro to Ballroom Dancing: Bachata, Swing & More! -Pop’s

Bailar la manera divertida! Learn to dance the fun way at CampAnime's first Bachata class! Plus, get a refresher of last year's moves to give you some variety to mix it up at the ball later on. With step-by-step instructions, friends, and a little bit of music, you'll be able to dance in no time! No partner necessary, so vamanos! Hosted by Audrey and Danny.

 

Lantern Festival- Meet on the Baseball Field

If you made a lantern at our workshop at the Dining Hall or brought one from home, come join us for a late-night walk throughout the camp. Please do not bring real candles or tea lights...we don't want to burn the camp down! LED candles and lanterns are fine.  The walk starts promptly at 9 pm, so get here a few minutes early if you don't want to get lost.  We will walk a bit through the camp and end at the Bonfire. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

Bonfire, Mysterious stories & S’mores-Council Ring

 

 Saturday 10 pm to 11:30ish pm

 

Saturday Night at the Movies-Boathouse (9:00 pm to 10:30 pm)

We have a movie, we have some Popcorn and a few comfy couches. After a long day somethime you just need to kick back and relax.  We will also have hot dogs and S'mores at the bonfire.

 

 Festival Masquerade Ball -Pop’s Lodge

 Come join us for a evening of classy fun at CampAnime's Festival Masquerade Ball! With music of all genres, decades, and nations, this dance will truly be one to remember. Dance the night away with us, and don't forget to bring a mask or make one at the festival! Hosted by Audrey.

 

Scary Shorts-Council Ring (Bonfire)

Stop on by as we celebrate some of the all time classic horror short stories and poems. We have a few in mind that we will read during the bonfire but feel free to bring you're favorite. it's an open forum and everyone is invited.

 

 Bonfire, Hot Dogs & S’mores-Council Ring

What better way to end the night then to sit back , have a dog, roast a marshmallow or two, chat with new friends and hear a Ghost Story or two at the same time. After Mysterious Massachusetts we will invite guests to come up and tell the scariest story they know.

 

Sunday 9 am to 8:50 am

 

Breakfast-Dining Hall

Sunday 9 am to 9:50 am

 

Dining Hall

 

Advanced Origami Workshop-Yurt A

This is the advanced Origami workshop where you can learn how to make some of the more difficult and cooler origami creations and toys. These things include a 3-headed dragon, fireworks, Pegasus, Wyvern and other mythical creatures and animals.  Hosted by Adam Wunch.

 

Second Breakfast (For anyone who woke up late)-Boathouse

It's a con and waking up to eat at 8 am is not everyones cup of tea. So if you missed breakfast we will have some oat meal, bread, butter,fruit and a Kurig on hand to help wake you up. It's free, all we ask is that you clean up after yourselves.

 

Battle of the Cosplay Stars – Flag Football Field

Come fight head-to-head and complete different challenges for points. It will be a glorious battle between friends and enemies, even civilians may get pulled into the chaos. The victors receive a huge bag of tasty, sweet loot! Hosted by Courtney Maple Menard

 

Hungry, Hungry Hippos Live-Pop’s

Thanks in part to the Lupa Zoo, CampAnime has created a live version of Hungry, Hungry Hippos that involves hippos, apples, and an enclosed arena. Participants will throw fruit at the hippos and whichever hippo/participant pair eats the most fruit wins. Sounds pretty cool, right? Unfortunately it's all a lie....our version involves ball-pit balls, 4 people on dolly carts, and a few people pushing them into the pit and pulling them back out with some rope that’s attached to the dollies.  The hungriest hippo wins! Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Sunday 10 am to 10:55 am

 

  Rock Climbing (10 am to 11:30 am)-At the Rock Wall

 

Boating (10 am to 11:30 am) - At the Lake

 

Pie Eating Contest-Dining Hall

Missed Breakfast? No problem, here is your chance to chow down on some yummy pie. Fastest time wins and the final two will have to do it all over again to see who is the king of all pie. The winner of the contest even gets to take home all the extra pies. See, it all makes sense. Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Overwatch Nerf Battle –Flag FB Field

Two teams compete head-to-head with your favorite Overwatch heroes! Team-up and play classic modes LIVE by capturing the objective, or escorting the payload. If you get tagged out, don’t worry! You can keep on playing if you get healed, or after you re-spawn at your base. Hosted by Audrey.

 

Sunday 11 am to 12 pm

 

Rock Climbing (10 am to 11:30 am)-At the Rock Wall

 

Blindfold Candy Taste Test-Dining Hall

Contestants will be blindfolded and given different kinds of Japanese candy; they will then have to describe what it is – specific, not just Mochi, also what type (you CANNOT participate if you have ANY kind of food allergies). Please note that not all the J-snacks will be sweet and some flavors may be unexpected. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

An introduction to Taiko-Pop's Lodge (11 am to 11:55 am)

In this hands on class we will expore the history of Japanese drums as well as the ensemble Taiko drumming. After the brief introduction to the art people will be invited to learn the basics of the drums with the help of the Uconn Kodama Taiko club. With patience and a bit of hard work you will learn to play a simple piece that will be performed later in the day.

 

Gaki No Tsukai Tribute-Flag FB Field

Just watch the YouTube videos then show up to watch us do our best to reenact our favorite episodes. As per your request we are now having audience participation for this event...God help you all. Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Sunday 1 pm to 1:55 pm

 

 BB Guns - BB Gun Range

 

Cosplay Contest-Dining Hall

Dress to impress for our annual cosplay contest. Points are given for originality, overall look, ability to stay in character, and overall attitude. There will be smaller prizes for the best male and female costume as well as an overall grand prize. Please note that cosplayers spend a lot of time and effort on their costumes. ALL of them deserve respect and recognition throughout the con. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

Live Angry Birds-Flag FB Field

Well, not live exactly. They are actually dead and stuffed, but we’ll have slingshots that you can put the birds in and shoot them at concrete slabs that we have set up and…..wow, I can’t believe you thought we were actually going to do that. That’s sick, shame on you. Our version involves a water balloon slingshot, water balloons, and human targets. Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Sunday 2 pm to 2:50 pm

 

Archery -At the Archery field

 

Name That Tune - Roskin

 You know the beat, you know the song but can you sing it? Multiple teams consisting of 3 players per team will compete in the Anime tune battle of the year. One member will have to belt out the lyrics as the other team members try to figure out what they are singing. It’s silly, it’s fun, it’s what this con is all about. Hosted by Audrey Lee.

 

1-Hour Cosplay- Meet at Registration desk in Dining Hall

So I have a bunch of stuff lying around my closets. Your job is to take my junk and make a cool cosplay out of it. This will be a team event and teams will be picked based on attendees. All attendees may play if they wish. Hosted by Matt and Cynthia.

 

Flag Football Field

 

Sunday 3 pm to 4 pm

 

Ballroom Dancing Practice - Pop's

If you went to yesterday's ballroom dancing classes, you can practice your skills one last time with your con friends. If you did not attend the ballroom dancing classes, then come learn from the new "experts". They don't know much, but they know more than you. Hosted by Audrey.

Dealers & Artists