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Blake Rattigan piles painted noodles onto a pipe cleaner to start assembling his coral reef.

ODA's Camp Banyan participants get a view under the sea in Lakewood Ranch

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Blake Rattigan piles painted noodles onto a pipe cleaner to start assembling his coral reef.

Alex Jiva asks Jason Howell what color he should paint his last pasta noodle.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Alex Jiva asks Jason Howell what color he should paint his last pasta noodle.

Portland Chevalier starts assembling her coral reef.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Portland Chevalier starts assembling her coral reef.

Emme Schweitzer adds painted noodles to a pipe cleaner before curving it to make it into coral.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Emme Schweitzer adds painted noodles to a pipe cleaner before curving it to make it into coral.

Campers have plenty of colors to choose from to make their coral reefs.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Campers have plenty of colors to choose from to make their coral reefs.

Blake Rattigan puts the final touches on his coral reef.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Blake Rattigan puts the final touches on his coral reef.

Addison Dooley enjoys making her coral reef, which is just one of the activities schedule for the week's under the sea theme. "I like science and sea animals," Dooley says.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Addison Dooley enjoys making her coral reef, which is just one of the activities schedule for the week's under the sea theme. "I like science and sea animals," Dooley says.

Melissa Mayoral, a Camp Banyan leader, shows Abigail Lakatos how to smash her clay onto the plastic plate so Lakatos can later use it to attach her coral.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Melissa Mayoral, a Camp Banyan leader, shows Abigail Lakatos how to smash her clay onto the plastic plate so Lakatos can later use it to attach her coral.

Margaret Athas puts all her strength into smashing clay onto her plate as a base for her coral reef.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Margaret Athas puts all her strength into smashing clay onto her plate as a base for her coral reef.

Grace Dokko continues to paint her noodles while Makena Murack, a camp counselor, provides her more colors of paint.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Grace Dokko continues to paint her noodles while Makena Murack, a camp counselor, provides her more colors of paint.

Melissa Mayoral, a leader of Camp Banyan, shows a group of kindergartners what their coral reefs will start to look like as they begin assembling their noodles and pipe cleaners.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Melissa Mayoral, a leader of Camp Banyan, shows a group of kindergartners what their coral reefs will start to look like as they begin assembling their noodles and pipe cleaners.

Oliver Valenti shows off his multi-colored hands while painting noodles for his coral reef.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Oliver Valenti shows off his multi-colored hands while painting noodles for his coral reef.

Mason Dennis and Allison Strausser focus on painting every part of their noodles.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Mason Dennis and Allison Strausser focus on painting every part of their noodles.

Noodles dry before being places on a pipe cleaner.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Noodles dry before being places on a pipe cleaner.

Antonio Maio is pleased with the work he's done on his coral reef so far before going back to add more noodles.

Monday, Jul. 12, 2021 |

Antonio Maio is pleased with the work he's done on his coral reef so far before going back to add more noodles.

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