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, and 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 and Chris Menegus.

 

Hack the Planet-Dining Hall

The History of Computers It seems like computers are everywhere nowadays: in your house, your car, even in your pocket. Just how did computers manage to take over our lives? Come on a journey through history from the first adding machines to the smart phones of today. Hosted by Mary Wishart.

 

 Pixel RPG - Roskin

Have you ever wanted to try a new pixel RPG game but didn't know what to pick or how to play? Stop on by to learn the joys of playing something new. Brittany will be explaining the rules of some games Like IB, Yume Nikki, The Witch's house, etc.; that are sure to please but whether you like it or don't like it, at least you tried it. Hosted by Brittany Marie Frey

 

Friday 5 pm to 5:55 pm

 

Before Astroboy-Dining Hall

Early Japanese Animation: Animation has existed since film itself, but anime as we know it has only been around since the 1960s. Even without anime Japan was still creating lots of animated content. Come learn about what Japan was animating before Osamu Tezuka!

 

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.

 

 Serenading Princes-Roskin

Let us warm your hearts and grace your ears as we take you through some of the best male idol anime! Hosted by Feya Chen.

 

Archery-At the Archery field

 BB Guns-At the BB Gun Range

 

Fanfiction 101-Roskin Main

Some people may remember last year’s fanfiction 101. Well here's the refresher course with your professor crimson wolf rose-schnee. We will be going over how to write a good story. From character development to story line to descriptions and the correct usage of a disclaimer I will cover it all. Hosted by Annalease Petersen.

 

 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 Con Men.

 

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 Dining Hall.

 

 Ultimate Werewolf-Yurt A (1 1/2-2 hour panel)

For those unaware, ultimate werewolf is a group role playing game where people are given role cards and play out a town hunting for werewolves in their ranks. I have my own deck and would explain all the rules to the group before playing.  The game is pretty simple overall so learning the game won't take too much of the panel time. Hosted by Kevin Korzikowski.

 

  1 Hour Cosplay (Dragon Edition)-Roskin

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 knowhow, teams will break into different divisions...head, body, tail etc. and will have 1 hour to complete a functioning Dragon Cosplay that's at least 10 ft. long. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

Ouran High School Host Camp-Pop's (Ends 9:30 pm)

Prepare to be charmed as Ouran's most stunning boys grace this con with their presence. Join them for a delightful time, complete with character Q&A and interactive games. Hosted by Mak (Our Tamaki)

 

The Good, the Bad, and the Shovel ware-Boathouse

With the Indie gaming scene being bigger than ever thanks to companies like Steam, there have been a lot of innovations and masterpieces brought to public attention previously unheard of outside of AAA releases, like Undertale, LISA, and Nier Automata. However, the ease of putting such games online have also given us "games" like Grass Simulator and Air Control. How do you parse the bad from the good? What would you recommend for new players? What's "the next big thing"? Come on down and share your knowledge! Hosted by Taylor Beamendefer.

 

Water Balloon Dodge Ball-Flag Football Field

Dodge Ball but with water balloons. Wow, that's the shortest description I've ever wrote. Make sure you bring a change of clothes because you're going to get soaked. Hosted by Con-Men.

 

Friday 8 pm to 8:50 pm

  Fright Nights with Freddy-Roskin (Ends at 9:30 pm)

Join us as we play the warmest, most cuddly game around.  You are a security guard at Freddy's Fazbear's Pizza, which is the coolest pizza parlor ever. Not only is the food great, they also have these wonderful animatronics that come alive and play with you after the store closes.  Sounds like fun, so bring the popcorn and sit down for the show. First come, first served, so get here on time and bring a change of underwear. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

Ultimate Werewolf-Yurt A (Starts at 7:00 pm)

For those unaware, ultimate werewolf is a group role playing game where people are given role cards and play out a town hunting for werewolves in their ranks. I have my own deck and would explain all the rules to the group before playing.  The game is pretty simple overall so learning the game won't take too much of the panel time. Hosted by Kevin Korzikowski.

 

Choose your Adventure: Live-Boathouse

Calling all writers, actors, comedians, singers and dancers. Welcome to our third annual variety show, where we supply the space and direction and you supply the talent. You'll have 2 hours to write, star in and direct a camp masterpiece (I'm using that word loosely). It doesn't have to be perfect, it's just an opportunity for you to go out there and strut your stuff in a friendly environment while having a bit of fun. If you don't want to get on stage we always need help on the technical side of things, so come on down and have some fun. Hosted by the great and powerful Rebecca Meakin.

 

  Ouran High School Host Camp-Pop's (Start 7pm)

Prepare to be charmed as Ouran's most stunning boys grace this con with their presence. Join them for a delightful time, complete with character Q&A and interactive games. Hosted by Mak (Our Tamaki)

 

  Friday 9 pm to 9:50 pm

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

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

 

 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 anything 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.

 

  Fright Nights with Freddy-Roskin (Ends at 9:30 pm)

Join us as we play the warmest, most cuddly game around.  You are a security guard at Freddy's Fazbear's Pizza, which is the coolest pizza parlor ever. Not only is the food great, they also have these wonderful animatronics that come alive and play with you after the store closes.  Sounds like fun, so bring the popcorn and sit down for the show. First come, first served, so get here on time and bring a change of underwear. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

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

 Friday Night at the Movies-Boathouse (Ends 10:30 pm)

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

 

 Neon Nights Dance Party-Pop’s Lodge

Get your glow on and hit the dancefloor at CampAnime's Neon Nights Glow Dance Party. Jam to your favorite grooves and light up the night with tons of glow stuff. Its fun, and most definitely the coolest way to wrap up your first night at Camp. Hosted by Audrey and Sonya Ward.

 

 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 your favorite. It’s an open forum and everyone is invited. Hosted by Sonya Ward.

 

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

 

 1 Hour Cosplay (Dragon Edition pt. 2)-Roskin

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 that's at least 10 ft. long. Hosted by Haruvamp.

 

 Breakfast (For anyone who woke up late)-Boathouse

It's a con and waking up to eat at 8 am is not everyone’s cup of tea. So if you missed breakfast we will have some oat meal, bread, butter, fruit and a Keurig 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 and Con Men.

 

Friday 9:30 am to 10:30 am

 

Shuji Brush Caligraphy Class-Picnic Tables by the Lake

If the weather is bad it will be moved to the Boathouse

In this is workshop students will learn the basics of the Japanese Caligraphy. Akiko will be instructing campers on the art of the brush. This will be a hands on course with ink and brushes provided at no charge. Hosted by Akiko.

 

 

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

 

Anime Charades-Dining Hall

Do you like charades? Well this is the panel for you. We'll give you the scene and you impress us with your super charade skills.  You may have to act out a scene or character, anything really from an anime. Of our choice. Bonus points awarded to anyone cosplayer who plays the whole game "In Character" Come and have some fun, the more the merrier. Hosted by the great and powerful Audrey.

 

Make Your Own Rave Hoop - Roskin

Have you ever wanted to start hooping, but never had the money to buy your own rave hoop? This is your chance to make one for free. We supply the material, you supply the creativity. Join Haruvamp on a step-by-step course and keep your hoop!

ATTENTION! Feel free to bring special tape, ribbon or other decoration for your hoop, if you don’t want to use basic colors!

 

Shuji Caligraphy Class-Picnic Tables by the Lake (9:30-10:30)

If the weather is bad it will be moved to the Boathouse

In this is workshop students will learn the basics of the Japanese Caligraphy. Akiko will be instructing campers on the art of the brush. This will be a hands on course with ink and brushes provided at no charge. Hosted by Akiko.

 

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 Con Men and Chris Menegus.

 

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

 

Cosplay Idol-Dining Hall

Back by popular demand! Do you love to cosplay? Do you love to perform? Well, then this is the panel for you! Come on and show us what you've got! You will be evaluated before a panel of "celebrity" judges and your special mystery host to see if you've got what it takes to be the next Cosplay Idol! You don't have to dress up, but extra points will be awarded for coming in cosplay and performing in-character. Prizes of food and Ramune will be awarded to first, second, and third places, so be sure not to miss the fun! Hosted by Taylor Beanendefer.

 

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 a seeing at night. It does get dark here. Hosted by Haru & Sonya Ward.

 

 Tie Dye with Tasya-Dining Hall

Buy a Camp Anime T-shirt, and Tie 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

 

 Sumi-e Brush Painting lesson-Lakefront Picnic Tables

In this is workshop students will learn the basics of Sumi-e Brushstroke. Akiko will be instructing campers on the art of Sumi-e with the goal of helping each student paint a finished work that they can bring home. This will be a hands on course with ink and brushes provided at no charge. Hosted by Akiko. In the weather is bad we will host this in the Boathouse

 

       An introduction to Taiko-Pop's Lodge

In this hands on class we will explore 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. Hosted by the UConn Taiko Club and Sonya Ward.

 

Muggle Quidditch-Flag FB Field

Have you ever wanted to play quidditch but realized you can’t fly? Now you can (play quidditch at least I don't think we can fly by ourselves yet). Come join us 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 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.

 

Corpse Party-Roskin

Corpsing is British theatrical slang for unintentionally breaking character by laughing. Now for cosplayers this is a bad thing, so...can you stay in character? Come and see who can stay in character the longest. You'll be given a scene, or asked a question but you'll have to answer in character. Can you react in character to other cosplayers who are also in character even if their character isn't from the same anime, TV show, book, movie or comics? Better yet, can you get your opponent to break character? The last one standing will get a prize. Hosted by Karianne Jacobia.

 

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Scavenger Hunt - Yurt A

Join the heroes of Hyrule for an adventure to find the Master Sword. Grab a partner and see if you can collect enough hearts throughout the Camp to earn the title of "Hero of the Wild." This scavenger hunt-style journey will take you all across the camp, so be sure to receive your clues at the starting point (Yurt A) to aid you in the trials ahead. Have fun, be safe, and good luck, young hero! Hosted by Jason.

 

Japanese Language Lesson-Boathouse

An introductory course on the Japanese language. Learn basic phases as well as how to write the alphabet. Come take your first steps in learning the Language of your favorite artists and maybe someday you can even watch Akira without the subtitles. Hosted by Lisa.

 

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

 

 Japanese Tea Ceremony-Dining Hall (1 1/2 hours)

We will have a presentation of what is commonly known as Japanese Tea Ceremony, or Chado. The host Anthony Crasso is a student of the Urasenke tradition of Chanoyu. He has been studying since the summer of 2014, including time in Kyoto, Japan but mostly with his teachers in Boston who has been studying for over 40 years.  Please come join us for a Japanese sweet and a bowl of matcha while learning about the Japanese aesthetic, history and culture through the way of tea. Hosted by Anthony Crasso.

 

Fanfiction 201-Roskin

Fanfiction 201 is a continuation of fanfiction 101. In this panel I will teach everyone about finalizing and posting stories on sites like Fimfiction.com, Fanfiction.net, and wattpad. This panel will also include how to create a profile for these listed sites. We will then create a fanfiction together and post it. Hosted by Annalease Petersen.

 

Welcome to the Mystery Shack-Yurt A

Join the gravity falls crew for a bit of chaos during their summer break. Q+A along with a multitude of games (and prizes) will get you learning more about the gang than you thought was possible. Led by the literal dream demon of chaos, there's bound to be some surprises, whether good or bad you will never know... So come on in and enjoy the fun, the embarrassment, and the pure chaotic goodness that stems from the Mystery Shack.  Hosted by Lydia Eckman.

 

 CAMP! - Welcome to Night Vale L.A.R.P-Flag FB Field

Welcome to Night Vale, a friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep. Become a citizen of our fair city and be ready for an adventure. As always, the voice of Night Vale will be coming to you, live, through one of Cecil's broadcasts, helping to guide you through the danger. Experience what it is like to be one of the "ordinary" citizens of Night Vale as you try to make it through one of the city's many catastrophes-- or, as, the locals call them: "an average day". Hosted by Kamber Sorel.

 

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

 

 Japanese Tea Ceremony-Dining Hall (2 to 3:30 pm)

We will have a presentation of what is commonly known as Japanese Tea Ceremony, or Chado. The host Anthony Crasso is a student of the Urasenke tradition of Chanoyu. He has been studying since the summer of 2014, including time in Kyoto, Japan but mostly with his teachers in Boston who has been studying for over 40 years.  Please come join us for a Japanese sweet and a bowl of matcha while learning about the Japanese aesthetic, history and culture through the way of tea. Hosted by Anthony Crasso.

 

  Cosplay Fashion Show-Dining Hall (3:30 pm to 4 pm)

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.

 

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. Hosted by Con-Men TV.

 

Hetalia Candy Taste Test-Boathouse (3:30 to 4:00 pm)

So you know the countries but do you know the foods? Join us as we sample treats from around the world, you'll be asked to guess which country the candy is from and if you guess the most you win the grand prize...more candy. Yay sugar!

 

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 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. Hosted by Con-Men TV.

 

Ball Jointed Dolls 101-Yurt A

This panel covers the fundamentals of ball-jointed dolls (BJD). I will talk about the history of how the hobby began and how to string-up a doll. There will be mini-games with prizes as well. Also, I will be doing a doll box opening towards the end of the panel. Hosted by Sonja Ward.

 

Nerf Battle Royal – Flag Football Field (3 pm to 5 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 6 pm to 6:50 pm

 Cosplay Dating Game-Dining Hall

Come find your one true love at the cosplay dating game. Ask questions three mystery contestants and find out who you are meant for. You may have just been looking in the wrong anime. If you are ready to find someone for you, come to the cosplay dating game. Hosted by Ariana Flanders.

 

His Butler, Hosting a Panel-Yurt A

Join the characters of Black Butler for an interactive panel! From a character Q&A to games with audience participation, attendees are in for a treat, courtesy of the Funtom Corporation. Hosted by SunriseDragon.

 

 Choose your Adventure: Live-Boathouse

Calling all writers, actors, comedians, singers and dancers. Welcome to our third annual variety show, where we supply the space and direction and you supply the talent. You'll have 2 hours to write, star in and direct a camp masterpiece (I'm using that word loosely). It doesn't have to be perfect, it's just an opportunity for you to go out there and strut your stuff in a friendly environment while having a bit of fun. If you don't want to get on stage we always need help on the technical side of things, so come on down and have some fun. Hosted by our own Rebecca Meakin.

 

 Karaoke-Roskin

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 Haruvamp and Chris Menegus.

 

Cosplay Dodgeball-Flag Football Field

Because who hasn’t wanted to whale a ball at Pikachu’s head? Hosted by the Con-Men team.

 

Saturday 6:45 pm to 7:00 pm

 Bonsai: an Introduction-Pop's Lodge

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-Pop's Lodge (7 pm to 8:30 pm)

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.

 

UConn Taiko-Baseball Field

Join the UConn Taiko club as the preform for the guests of CampAnime and be sure to go to their panel earlier in the day to learn the history as well as the basics of Taiko Drumming.

 

Summer festival- Baseball Field (7:00 to 8:50 pm)

It 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.

 

Games include but are not limited to

 

Pie the Promoter

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.

 

Kong 'China' Wenge's Ping Pong

Step right up ladies and gentlemen for a chance to test you skills and win some prizes at the magnificent, the stupendous, the outrageous Ping Pong toss game. The rules are simple, just land your Ping Pong ball in one of the cans on the table and you win what's in that can. Candy, toys and bragging rights go to the winners so come on down and put your skills to the test. Hosted by ベーグル.

 

Death Parade Dart Game

Bust one to win! Bust two in a row for a bigger prize and 3 in a row for the Grand Prize. I'll tell you right now, the Grand Prize isn't that great so don't feel bad if you only hit one :) Hosted by Chris Menegus.

 

Usagi Tsukino's Cake Eating Contest

You know the rules, no using your hands and the fastest time wins. Just eat it before Usagi steals your piece.

 

Ryuk's Bobbing for Apples Bin

The guy likes apples, what can I say. Now play to win, dunk that head and grab that apple. You know you're the best now go out and show the world. Except of course if you're playing against Ryuk...in that case I'd throw the game and quietly walk away.

 

Konata Izumi’s chocolate cornet game

The classic Cornhole  game with chocolate covered goodness as prizes.Hosted by Toni Blar.

 

Cowboy Bebop's Shooting Gallery

Nerf Guns and J-snacks for targets. Knock it down and you get to take it home with you. If you miss no worries, you probably didn't want the Pocky anyway. Hosted by Matt DeRoma.

 

Rintarou Okabe's Ring a Ramune game

The classic Hoop a Bottle game but with  Ramune. Get the hoop over the Bottle and you win the bottle of Dr Pepper. That is, if you can pry it away from Rintarou.

 

Mermaid Saga

Come grab a fishing rod and cast your luck into the mermaids lagoon. Each little fish has a very special wish, and that is to give it's very own prize to you. So please, don't make them wait for too long! Please note, eating an actual Mermaid will turn you into a lost soul...so don't do it. Hosted by Amanda Bart and Feya Chen.

 

Vash's Donut Competition

Players compete in the ultimate donut battle. Two to four will enter but only one will leave a winner...on the plus side, even if you lose you get to eat a donut. That's something, right?

 

Princess Nine Baseball Challenge

We have some cans, we have some balls..., I don't think I really need to explain this one.

 

Sakura's Sand Art

We will supply the materials and you supply the creativity to come up with your own unique sand art display. Best of all, you get to bring it home with you.

 

 Fortune Readings

Willowmoon (aka:The Witch of CampAnime will be offering intuitive readings for everyone at the festival. Choose between Tarot card readings, Crystal Ball Gazing, Astrological Interpretation or palm reading. After all, our witch is none other than the Rainbow Bubble Witch, Bubble Witch

Saga’s favorite aunt.

 

Saturday 8 pm to 8:50 pm

 Bonsai Workshop Cont.-Pop's Lodge (7 pm to 8:30)

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 8:30pm. Hosted by Victor Eng.

 

Choose Your Adventure: Live-Pop's (8:30 pm to 9 pm)

Our third year doing a musical/comedy stage show. We give the performers 2 hours to write and rehearse whatever comes to mind and then they perform it live. Keep in mind that 2 hours isn't a whole lot of time, so don't expect Shakespeare. You should expect to laugh quite a though :) .Hosted by the one, the only - *drum roll* -  ... Rebecca Meakin!

 

Friday the 13th: The Game-Roskin (8 pm to 9:30 pm)

Come on down and play the newest game based on Friday the 13th. The perfect game to play at summer camp, well ok...maybe not but we're going to do it anyway. Hosted by HaruVamp.

 

Late night Snack-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 pm to 8:50 pm)

Its 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 @ the Movies-Boathouse (9 to 10:30)

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

 

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

Bailar la manera divertida! Learn to dance the fun way at CampAnime's first Samba 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.

 

Friday the 13th: The Game-Roskin (8 pm to 9:30 pm)

Come on down and play the newest game based on Friday the 13th. The perfect game to play at summer camp, well ok...maybe not but we're going to do it anyway. Hosted by HaruVamp.

 

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 Con Men.

 

Bonfire, Mysterious stories & S’mores-Council Ring

 

 Saturday 10 pm to 11:30ish pm

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

We have a movie, we have some Popcorn and a few comfy couches. After a long day sometimes 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 an 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 your 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 8 am to 8:45 am

Breakfast-Dining Hall

 

Sunday 9 am to 9:50 am

Name that Nation-Dining Hall

So you love Hetalia but how well do you know your favorite countries language, music, landmarks or even food? Players will compete to see just how much they know in this epic Hetalia Challenge.  Hosted by Audrey and Cynthia.

 

Alas, Poor Shakespeare!-Roskin

All the world's a stage, and we are merely players. Unfortunately, we are not very GOOD players. If you love reading works by the immortal William Shakespeare, but loathe spending hours trying to decipher Early Modern English, then we have the perfect show. Join us, a couple small-time amateur actors, as we try to recreate greats such as Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and more within spans of 10-15 minutes. It'll be a performance sure to made the Bard himself shed tears-- not tears of joy, mind you, but tears...hosted by Taylor Beamenfender.

 

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 (If you woke up late)-Boathouse

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

 

Hetalia World Games-Flag Football Field

Come join us and go for the gold as we play host to the Hetalia World Games. Teams will compete in International classic outdoor games like Kubb, Croquet, Skittle, and Bocce. The winner earns a prize and complete world domination. Hosted by Matt DeRoma.

 

 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

 

Ultimate Food Challenge-Dining Hall

Missed Breakfast? No problem, here is your chance to chow down on some yummy pie, Ramune and J-Snacks. Competitors will compete in a Pie Eating contest, A J-Snack candy taste test and a Ramune Drinking contest…we may even throw in Ramen Fastest time wins and the final two will have to do it all over again to see who the Ultimate Food Champion. The winner of the contest even gets to take home all the extra pies. See, it all makes sense. As a bonus, after everyone fills up on pie, we will taste some unique J-snacks...because you should always follow sugar with more sugar.  Hosted by John Osborn.

 

Yuri on Ice-Roskin

Why did this Anime win 7 times at Crunchyroll's 1st ever Anime Awards? Well stop on by and find out. We'll start with a brief description of the series, get into the character bios and then it's time for a Q and A session with the main characters. This part of the panel will be set up like a sports interview with the coach fielding questions and the audience acting as the press. No question will be off the table, just make sure it's Newsworthy. So come meet the skaters from Yuri on Ice and find out what all the excitement is all about.  Hosted by Karianne Jacobia.

 

Adventures in Beading-Boathouse

Do you enjoy making jewelry? Do you have some free time while your friends are at panels? Come on down and make something! You can make what you want, and take it home! If you want to learn something new, I can teach that too! Hosted by Kelsey C.

 

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

 

Cosplay Court Case-Dining Hall

Everyone is guilty of something, come find out what you did and if you're guilty. You get to be the jury as cosplayers are chosen to take the stand and testify against others to see if they are guilty. Of what you ask? You get to decide. This is your chance to get justice for characters who never got it in the show, and just have a good time. Hosted by the honorable Judge Lee.

 

Wig Workshop-Roskin

Whether you’re new to Cosplaying or a seasoned veteran, a wig can pull your whole costume together. With the endless array of hairstyles you’ll find in your favorite anime, cartoon or game, there are some basics that you’ll need in order to tackle them like a pro. Do you want your Goku spikes to pierce the heavens? No Problem! Are you looking to recreate Mercy’s voluminous bangs? It can be done! Join me and learn the basics of wig care and styling. You will even get the opportunity to practice on a demo wig. Hosted by Regan Molsick.

 

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

In this hands on class we will explore 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 and Con Men.

 

 Sunday 12 pm to 12:45 pm

Lunch-Dining Hall

 

 Taiko Drum Performance-Dining Hall

Join the UConn Taiko club as the preform for the guests of CampAnime and be sure to go to their panel earlier in the day to learn the history as well as the basics of Taiko Drumming.

 

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.

 

 Cosplaying Through History-Roskin

   Whether you are cosplaying a pirate from the 1700's, or a character from The Great Gatsby, analyzing the fashion trends of history and their causes can easily make your cosplaying adventure simple, fast, and fun. Come check out how historical events affect the clothing progression, and learn how you can use history to make your cosplays spot-on and epic. Hosted by Audrey Lee.

 

 Build-a-Fic Workshop-Yurt A

For as long as fiction has existed, there have been fans, and for as long as fans of fiction have existed, there has been fan fiction. Over the years, millions upon millions have written stories about the exploits of their favorite characters, and in those stories, certain themes began to appear. These themes soon became standard for fan fiction of all stripes, which led us to wonder: What if we took those themes and mix-and-matched them into the ultimate fan fiction. Hmm...Let’s find out, shall we...?-Hosted by Taylor Beamendefer.

 

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

 

1-Hour Cosplay-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.

 

Name That Anime 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, and it’s what this con is all about. Hosted by Audrey Lee.

 

Naruto Fun Time-Yurt A

We start with a brief introduction to the wonderful world of Nauto and then move on to the fun and games. Dating games, quizzes, and questions for the panelists. Man, I hope kakashi will be on time... Well even if he isn't someone else will step up and get it done. Prizes will be awarded and you can even ask me to draw you something when I get home or you can choose from the selection that I have there.  Hope to see you guys there. Hosted by Emily Smith.

 

 The Great Fandom Battle-Pop's

A group discussion of various fandoms, their impact, and what makes a show great. Hosted by Ozzy Guy.

 

 Slip Sliding Away-Flag Football Field

What do you get when you put a slip and slide on a big hill? I have no idea but I'm looking to find out. We're making an "Adult" Slip and Slide and need a few human Guinea Pigs to come on down and test it out. So bring your swim-wear and give it a whirl. Hosted by Con Men.

(We are going to set the slide up earlier in the weekend for you to use.)

 

Sunday 3 pm to 4 pm

Elder Scrolls-Dining Hall

If you have played the Elder scrolls series then u will love to hear the Elder scrolls lore. We will listen to some videos of the lore of Skyrim as well as other parts of the Elder scrolls games. We will then discus fan theories as well as tips for the games and Easter eggs. So come join me on a trip through the world of Tamriel and discover the myths and legends of The Elder Scrolls. Hosted by Annalease Petersen.

 

Lolita 101-Yurt A

Lolita is a Japanese street fashion all about lace and ruffles. This panel is all about the basics of how to become a Lolita. From what to wear to where to buy it, it's all here. Whether you're a beginner or have just found out about the fashion, there will be something here for you! Hosted by Mary Wishart.

 

 Attack on Manhunt-Flag Football Field

Come one, come all to the fun game of manhunt with the Attack on Titan characters! The game goes as follows: everyone will be split up into two uneven teams- the seekers, and then the hiders. The seekers' job is to find those who have hidden themselves around camp, while the hiders' only task is to not be found by those who are looking for them. If a hider is found, they then turn into a seeker and will then have to join the search for their teammates. Will you be one of the lucky few who won't be found? Hosted by Lauren F.

 

 Knock! Knock!: Little Matt’s Joke Panel

Finish the weekend with some really, really bad jokes performed by the Director’s five-year-old son. Kick back, unwind, and tell us your wackiest jokes and stories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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