How to sign camp in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your hands angled diagonally and your index and pinkie fingers touching each other. Then, move your hands away from each other diagonally. This sign mimics the outline of a tent.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of camp

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of camp

End of Sign

Final Frame of camp

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for camp
Extend your index and pinky fingers, while folding the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for camp
Extend your index and pinky fingers, while folding the other fingers into the palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your hands angled diagonally and your index and pinkie fingers touching each other. Then, move your hands away from each other diagonally while bending down your index and pinkie fingers. Do this motion 2 times. This sign mimics the outline of a tent.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of camp

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of camp

End of Sign

Final Frame of camp

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for camp
Extend your index and pinky fingers, while folding the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for camp
Extend your index and pinky fingers, while folding the other fingers into the palm.

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