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campMODA: Make It Yours: DIY Squishies - Ages 7-12

  • Museum of Design Atlanta 1315 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30309 USA (map)

Ages 8-12

What’s more satisfying than making something you’re proud of? Whether you have a huge collection of squishies or have never heard of them, join us at MODA to create your own.

At this camp, participants will design their own line of squishies. They’ll use polyurethane foam and learn about the science involved with the production of these popular toys. Campers will also paint and customize their designs. If you have squishies in need of a makeover, please bring them in and see where your creativity will take you.

Campers Will:

  • Learn and strengthen their ability to use the Design Process

  • Strengthen creative confidence

  • Use fine-motor skills

  • Learn through experiential making

  • Engage in Design Thinking

  • Enhance problem solving skills

  • Understand science, technology, engineering, arts, math and design concepts

Enrolled in this camp before? No problem! We'll pick up where you left off so your camper can keep making and learning.


Members: $65/ Non-members: $75

Please note camp member discounts apply only to MODA Sustaining Membership levels beginning at $8/month or $96/year and above. For more information about memberships or to join, visit or contact

Meet Your Instructor

Brigid Drozda, Educator and Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

A native Atlantan, Brigid holds a BA in History from the University of Georgia with a focus on Economic Culture, Aesthetics, and the Luxury Debate. Brigid completed her Orton-Gillingham Practitioner Certification with the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators and brings design experience from a prior career in horticulture.

Brigid creates curricula and teaches classes infused with the design process blending design thinking, project based learning, and other forms of learner-driven, open-ended, experiential learning to build cultures of innovation and collaboration. Her students combine sketching and drafting with STEAM tools to execute designs that demonstrate critical thinking and functionality.

Cancellation Policy

If you must cancel your plans, please notify us at least 7 days prior to the event start to receive a refund of the ticket cost minus a $10 processing fee per camp. Refunds are not available if we are notified less than 7 days prior to the event start. Refunds are not available if you fail to notify us or attend the event.

MODA reserves the right to cancel a program if registration for the event does not meet the minimum enrollment requirements. If MODA cancels a program, a full refund will be issued to all registrants.

Exemption Notice

This program is not licensed by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and is not required to be licensed. Bright from the Start does not regulate or routinely inspect this program. For additional information, go to or call 404.657.5562.