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Summer Art Camp


Now offering in person summer camps for 2022!

Play, imagine, discover, create, and participate in a weeklong arts adventure!

In-Person Camps Begin the Weeks of June 20, June 27, and July 11

CMA is offering the in-person camps following  recommended health and safety guidelines to ensure a fun and creative, yet safe, environment and experience.


SIGN UP FOR OUR CLASS E-NEWSLETTER TO STAY INFORMED WHEN NEW CAMPS ARE ANNOUNCED!


 

 

 


NEW IN PERSON CAMPS: Click for session descriptions below

Come explore your creative side! Campers will have the opportunity to participate in educational and exciting hands-on art activities in the museum’s classrooms and galleries. Tuition includes all materials in order to create their own masterpieces. All themed sessions are taught by professional artists or licensed art educators!


CMA Summer Camp is for students ages 6-14. The Camp will be divided by the amount of students registered and age groups (usually ranging from ages 6-10, 11-14).


Each camp runs for 5 days. Students registering for a “Full Day” are required to pack a lunch every day to eat during the supervised break, outside or inside. Small bags are allowed for lunches and other necessary items. 

 

*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires campers and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

 


In Person Camps: Click for session descriptions below
*Please note, remaining seats showing on website may not be accurate

  • Session 1A (Morning) Studio Arts Academy, 2-D Media: June 20 – June 24, 10:30 – 12:30
  • Session 1B (Afternoon) Studio Arts Academy, 3-D Media: June 20 – June 24, 1:30 – 3:30
  • Session 1A & 1B (All Day): June 20 – June 24, 10:30 – 3:30
     
  • Session 2A (Morning) Drawing 101: June 27 – July 1, 10:30 – 12:30
  • Session 2B (Afternoon) Character Illustration: June 27 – July 1, 1:30 – 3:30
  • Session 2A & 2B (All Day): June 27 – July 1, 10:30 – 3:30
     
  • Session 3A (Morning) Imagination Collaboration: July 11 – July 15, 10:30 – 12:30
  • Session 3B (Afternoon) Creative Clay: July 11 – July 15, 1:30 – 3:30
  • Session 3A & 3B (All Day): July 11 – July 15, 10:30 – 3:30

IN PERSON CAMP REGISTRATION
Cost per Session = $141 (Cost for Members: $113) (Morning OR Afternoon)
Sign up for a Full Day and save:
Cost for a Morning AND Afternoon session = $263 (Cost for Members: $210)
 


Families should not be discouraged from applying due to tuition costs. Scholarships are made available through support from The Hoover Foundation for CMA Summer Art Camps.

For more information and how to apply: Summer Camp Scholarship Application

 


Camp Sessions

(SOLD OUT FOR AGES 10-14) - Session 2-A (Morning) - Drawing 101

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/27/2022, Ends 07/01/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/23/2022

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this unique camp in-person at the museum! Do you love to draw and want to improve your skills? This camp is for you! Students enrolled in this course will learn fundamental drawing techniques from observation and other sources, using a variety of materials such as charcoal, pencil, graphite, and pastels. Learn how to use value, perspective, shading, line, texture and more! Taken Drawing 101 before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2022!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

(SOLD OUT) - Session 2A & 2B (All Day) - Drawing 101 & Character Illustration

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/27/2022, Ends 07/01/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/23/2022

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-03:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Session 2A & 2B (All Day) Drawing 101 & Character Illustration

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

(SOLD OUT) - Session 2-B (Afternoon) - Character Illustration

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/27/2022, Ends 07/01/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/23/2022

5 Monday-Friday, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this unique camp in-person at the museum! Delve into the mind of an illustrator! Explore what it takes to design unique characters through fundamental drawing, illustration, and cartooning techniques. Analyze commercial, cartoon, and fine art to build your understanding of visual language and then put that knowledge to work. Explore the principles behind style and effectively communicating a message in your art. All experience levels welcome. Taken Character Illustration before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2022!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

(SOLD OUT FOR AGES 6-8) - Session 3-A & 3-B (All Day) - Creative Clay & Imagination Collaboration

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 07/11/2022, Ends 07/15/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/07/2022

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-03:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Session 3A & 3B (All Day) & TranspARTation: STEAM & Imagination Collaboration

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 3-A (Morning) - Imagination Collaboration

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 07/11/2022, Ends 07/15/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/07/2022

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this unique camp in-person at the museum! Do you like to work together to create extraordinary make-believe worlds, imagine fantastical stories, or turn mundane things into new exciting creations? Find inspiration in the Museum's galleries and work both independently and collaboratively to create a variety of 2D and 3D masterpieces with a range of art materials with the only limit being your own imagination!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

(SOLD OUT) - Session 3-B (Afternoon) - Creative Clay

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 07/11/2022, Ends 07/15/2022 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/07/2022

5 Monday-Friday, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this unique camp in-person at the museum! Who doesn't love to play in the mud? Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun yet challenging class. Campers will visit the CMA galleries and see famous ceramic pieces first hand. Tours of the ceramics lab will be given, while learning the process that the clay goes through from beginning to end. Create fun, decorative and sculptural pieces to cherish always. Taken Creative Clay before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2022!(Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two weeks after camp.)

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)