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Children's Art Camps

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Register here for Summer 2016 Arts Camps

To view the full schedule of art camps, please click on the purple 'Featured Box' on the left hand side.

Camps that are full as of 5/5/16

Session 1:

(6-7yrs old): What in the World?

(8-10yrs old): Adventures in Drawing and Painting; Art in 3-D

(11-14yrs old): Wheel Thrown Pottery morning 9am to noon

Session 2:

(8-10yrs old): Wizarding World

Session 3:

(8-10yrs old): Art in 3D

(11-14yrs old): Wheel Thrown Pottery- BOTH morning 9am-noon and afternoon1pm-4pm

Session 4:

(8-10yrs old): A Galaxy Far Away

Session 5:

(6-7yrs old): The Art of Play!

(8-10yrs old): Natural Designs


Here are the camp dates for 2016:

Registration for art camps opened March 1, 2016.

If you would like to be added to our art camp list serv, send a request to

Please have the following info gathered before you register online:

In rare instances a session placed in your shopping cart may be filled before you are able to checkout. This occurs when two people are attempting to register for one remaining spot in the same program. In this case, the first person to successfully process their payment will receive that spot. The other individual will be notified only through their confirmation that registration was unsuccessful for that session.

General Art Camp Information

Summer is one of the highlights of our year! It is a time when we offer a wide variety of specialized art camps designed to stimulate the imagination and attract the individual interests of children (ages 6 to 14).

Every year new and exciting art camp projects are designed by CFAC staff and Penn State Art Education - Art Majors and Graduate students who work as camp instructors.

This synergetic teaming benefits both campers and art instructors by exposing our campers to a vibrant, innovative arts and crafts curriculum while at the same time giving our instructors valuable teaching experiences. Outdoor play and field trips to various on-campus locations enhance the camp experience.

Camp sessions for Ages 6-10yr are 1 week long, and meet 9am-4pm, Monday through Friday. There are five sessions of art camps this summer, and there's enough variety for your child to attend all summer and never take the same camp twice! Children bring their own snacks and lunches. Lunch is supervised.

Camp sessions 1-4 for Ages 11-14 are two weeks long, meet either 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm, Monday through Friday. You can register for only half the day or full day. Session 5 for this age is one week 9am-4pm.

Mixed media, painting and drawing, printmaking, nature, music, fantasy, cultural art, papermaking, wheel-thrown pottery, and photography are just some of the variety of art camps offered each summer.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy

If your request to withdraw is received at least fifteen business days prior to the first day of camp, a partial refund can be issued. A $50 administrative fee will be charged for each withdrawal.


Program Sponsors

Summer Art Camps are an outreach program of the following groups:

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