COVID-19 Update: After thoughtful consideration, we are transitioning Online Create Camps, offering shorter, live, interactive versions at a reduced price.
Online Registration opens Thursday, June 4.
Create Projects in an Open, Fun Environment
Create Campers use design-thinking processes to explore the fields of art, architecture, and design. Our camps introduce a variety of materials and concepts—evoking curiosity and honing critical thinking—while encouraging individual creativity and self-expression. Create Camps teach kids how to look at, talk about, and create art!
Look at Artwork in the Museum
Create Camps look at art, architecture, and design objects in our galleries–and in our vaults! All camps include behind-the-scenes vault experiences to look, listen, and learn about artworks–to inspire art-making in the studios! If possible, we’ll be in the Museum with the artwork; if not, we’ll have images of the artwork in our collection to look at together online.
Learn from Teaching Artists
Our Teaching Artists are experienced artists, architects, and designers! Teaching Artists connect the processes and concepts behind artwork in the museum with age-appropriate projects and techniques.
Experience Small Classes
Create Camps have always focused on low student to teacher ratios. When moving online, this is even more important! We’ve reduced the size of our classes to ensure that students get the individual attention they need. Like always, we’ll lead discussions with campers about artworks in the Museum and their own work!
View our Daily Blog
Our blog highlights what campers see, learn, and make. Our blog is updated daily with images of artworks viewed, content covered, and camper projects (submitted by families). The blog includes “Questions for Campers,” designed to spark dialogue about each day.
ART KITS: Making It Easy for You
Our Art Kits come with NEW art making materials for each day of the camp. Unlike traditional camps, our Art Kits mean that campers have the supplies to make more art when class (and camp!) is over. Materials for each day are clearly labeled and ready for campers. Art Kits are different each week! Curbside pick-up in the Art Museum parking lot, Thursdays from 5-7 pm or Saturdays from 12-2 pm, prior to the start of camp each week. Zooming in from afar? We can ship Art Kits if necessary.
PRE-CAMP ZOOM: Info Session (Optional for Parent(s)/Guardian(s))
In this optional live session, we’ll review each week’s camp program and answer your questions. This session is a great way to know what to expect for each week of camp. Please email email@example.com if you have questions about camp and can’t join the information session. Zoom sessions will be Sunday evenings at 7 pm.
ZOOM CAMPS: It’s for the Camper
Our goal is to have materials clear and ready, so campers can be independent learners. Of course, campers may need some assistance, but our goal is to engage campers with artwork and hands-on activities that excite them about Online Create Camps.
Register for Online Create Camps
If you are transferring your registration from traditional Create Camps, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your registration requests. If you are just signing up for our online camps, please use the link below.
Bring creations to life through drawing, sculpting, and stories!
Study art icons and make your own masterpieces!
Create nature-themed art and art from nature.
Design interiors—furniture, floor plans, and decor!
Learn techniques and tips to develop sketchbook habits that reflect your artistic style.</P
Mid-Summer Break: Camps are not offered this week
Use Design Thinking to solve art-based challenges.
Hone your drawing and painting skills with a range of media, including oil pastels, watercolor, and ink.
Plan a pom-pom party, weave, dye fabric, and more!
Pack your suitcase and travel around the world through art!
Explore fun and (not so) messy ways to paint!
Create Camps meet from 9am–11am daily, Monday-Friday and are for students entering kindergarten through fifth grade in the fall.
Teen Create Camps meet from 1-3 pm daily, Monday-Friday and is for students entering sixth through eighth grade in the fall.
Online Create Camp fees:
What your child will need to participate:
* Discounts available to ArtMembers with a Household membership or higher. Join today!
Limited need-based scholarship available; contact us for more information.
Please see our refund and cancellation policy on our registration site.
For more information contact email@example.com or 248-645-3314.
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