Summer Art Camp

Paint + Draw + Make + Create

Join us for the best summer ever!

Our camp sizes are small so please sign up early.

Register your child for the grade they will be entering in Fall 2024.

Scholarships available, please contact us for more information.

Artscapes Art Camp

Camps thoughtfully created for students with disabilities.

Elementary Artscapes Adventures Camp with Laura Blanchard

M-Thu // June 24-27 // 1-2pm

$10 per child for all 4 days

Grades 1-4

This camp is thoughtfully created for students with disabilities. Participants will explore watercolor, mosaic, painting, and 3D art mediums that will engage their mind, body and senses! 

Adult/guardian must attend too.

Tween Artscapes Adventures Camp with Laura Blanchard

M-Thu // July 29- August 1 // 1-2pm

$10 per child for all 4 days

Grades 5-8

This camp is thoughtfully curated for students with disabilities. Participants will explore watercolor, mosaic, painting, and 3D art mediums that will engage their mind, body and senses!

Adult/guardian must attend too.

Preschool Art Camp

Ages 2-5 years old // Parent or Guardian must stay to assist the little picasso with activities.

God Bless America

M-W // July 1-3 // 10am-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Celebrate America through song, crafts & snacks 

1st Day-God Bless America, 2nd Day-America the Beautiful, 3rd Day-Yankee Doodle Dandy

Baby Shark - FULL

M-W // July 22-24 // 10am-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Baby Shark, Doo, doo, doo, doo….@ the Art Center, Doo, doo, doo, doo, making, singing, and doing all things…..Baby Shark!

Grades K-3

Art Around the World: China with Maddy Hunter

M-F // June 3-7 // 10am-noon

$55 ACB Members or $65  Non-Members

Grades K-3

Come experience chinese culture through art, music, games, and food.

Come on Barbie let's go party… at ACB! with Calli Recker

M-Th // June 10-13 // 10am-noon

$45 ACB Members or $55 Non-Members

Grades K-3

Spoil your Barbie dolls with DIY furniture, clothes, and food! We will also make room decor for you!

God Bless America

M-W // July 1-3 // 1-3pm

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Grades K-3

1st Day -God Bless America, 2nd Day-America the Beautiful , 3rd Day-Yankee Doodle Dandy

Let's Explore Nature! with Calli Recker

M-Th // July 15-18 // 10am-noon

$45 ACB Members or $55 Non-Members

Grades K-3

Explore the world around you and see what you can make out of sticks, rocks, and even leaves! Your child will create magnificent works of art using a variety of natural materials. We will practice different techniques throughout the week to make nature/camping.

Shark Week - FULL

M-W // July 22-24 // 1-3pm

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Grades K-3

It’s the most anticipated week of the summer, don-ta, don-ta….SHARK WEEK!!!  We will be taking a closer look at all types of sharks from the “Great” to the egg laying.  By the way, did you know the “egg” of a shark is called a mermaid purse?  Each camper will need a pair of grey socks that they will fashion during the week.

It's Getting Buggy in Burlington with Calli Recker - FULL

M-Th // July 29-Aug 1 // 10am-noon

$45 ACB Members or $55 Non-Members

Grades K-3

Using mixed media, we will be creating our own colorful world of bugs! We will learn about different kinds of bugs and how they influence our environment. This week, we will also explore the Mayfly Mayhem project that has taken over downtown Burlington over the past year.

Grades 1-6

Good Dragon, Bad Dragon with Karla Mundt

M-F // June 10-14 // 1-3pm

$55 ACB Members or $65 Non-Members

Grades 1-6

We will create dragons and dwellings with clay, paint, cardboard, etc. There will be face painting and masks too!

Grades 3-6

Avengers Assemble with Jessi Tucci

M-W // June 3-5 // 10-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

We will be doing avenger themed crafts from canvas painting to rock painting, paper crafts, model magic, and more!

Give It A Dye! A Tie Dye Pop-Up Party

Friday, June 14 OR July 26 // 10am-12pm

$15 ACB Members or $25 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Join us for a far-out art experience learning different tie dying techniques! During this groovy one-day class, students will learn how to tie dye both canvases and fabric. Sharpies and fabric dye will be used in this class. Please send students in clothing and shoes that you won’t mind getting messy. Students must provide their own pre-washed white shirts.

Taylor Swift: The Art Era with Meghan Riley + Calli Recker 

M-Th // June 17-20 // 10-noon

$45 ACB Members or $55 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Hey Swifties let's not have a Cruel Summer! Enter your art era with us for a camp of Taylor Swift inspired art! We will create room decor, friendship bracelets, and so much more! Dress up as your favorite Taylor albums each day! We are Enchanted to meet you!!

Animal Ball with Jessi Tucci

M-W // June 17-19 // 10-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

We will create paper mache animal heads. Each student will make 2 domes and choose the animals of their choice.

Percy Jackson + The Greek Gods with Meghan Riley

M-Th // June 17-20 // 1-3pm

$45 ACB Members or $55 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Calling all Demigods, let's go to Camp Half Blood! Through art campers will learn about the Greek gods and the world of Percy Jackson! We recommend campers be finished with books 1-5 as we will be doing projects from all the books, so there will be spoilers! 

Pop ART KABLAM! with Jessi Tucci

M-W // June 24-26 // 10-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Acrylic painting, watercolor painting, carbon sketches, some balloon animal fun and speech bubble madness!

TRASH-tastic! With Nyvaeh Pierre

Fri // June 28 // 10-noon

$15 ACB Members or $25 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Turn trash into treasures! Explore the wonderful world of art using everyday items like plastic bags, bottle caps, cardboard shapes, and more. Together, we'll transform these materials into awesome sculptures and funky creations.

Use Your Noodle - Lasagna Mosaics with Laura Blanchard

Friday // July 5 // 10am-Noon

$15 ACB Members or $25 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

This class will require students to use their noodles - LASAGNA noodles, that is! Students will learn basic mosaic techniques by creating a work of art using colorful lasagna noodles.

All Sorts of Painting and Techniques with Jessi Tucci - FULL

M-W // July 8-10 // 10am-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

We will do a different painting each day. Acrylic, acrylic palette knife, and watercolor.

Movie Making Basics with Meghan Riley 

M-F // July 8-12 // 10-noon

$55 ACB Members or $65 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Students will learn the basics of filmmaking and imovie editing. We will then use this knowledge by splitting up into groups to film + edit a commercial and short film. Students must bring a charged iphone, ipad, or mac with imovie downloaded and storage to film. Technology will not be provided!

Picasso Plate with Nyvaeh Pierre

Friday, July 12 // 10-noon

$25 ACB Members or $35 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Using clay as our canvas, we'll mold and shape the plates, adding quirky features and abstract expressions to capture the essence of Picasso's famous portraits. Students can bring a photo of themselves, to deconstruct into a Picasso-esque face, exploring playful forms, textures, and colors. Plates will be hangable when finished so they can be displayed on a wall.

Harry Potter Day with Meghan Riley

Fri // July 12 // 1-3pm

$15 ACB Members or $25 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Welcome wizards and witches! Join us at the Hogwarts school of artistry where we will create our own wands and monster book of monsters! Costumes are encouraged!  

3 Days, 3 Ways with Nyvaeh Pierre

M-W // July 22-24 // 10-noon

Grades 3-6

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Students will focus on different techniques each day. Starting with Pointillism they’ll learn about  color mixing and optical blending, resulting in an exciting painterly effect on canvas. Day two will be all about yarn, play with texture and dimension, and tactile manipulation.  On the last day students will play with mosaic making, exploring composition, color theory, and precision as they arrange mosaic tiles to bring their visions to life. 

Doorways, Houses, and a Shoe? with Jessi Tucci 

M-W // July 29-31 // 10-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45 Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Sculpting decorative doorways for a gnome, fairy, or royalty we will detail a fantasy door. Next we will create houses on a hillside. Lastly you ask? A shoe, because why not?!

Study the Artists: Kandinsky, Monet, Seurat & Picasso with Jessi Tucci

M-W // August 5-7 // 10-noon

$35 ACB Members or $45  Non-Members

Grades 3-6

Let's create in the style of the masters! Pen & ink, watercolor, acrylic, and papercraft techniques!

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