Visual arts camps and programs

Visual and fine arts camps for kids


Art camps are a popular and fun option for kids. One type of art camp specializes in the visual or fine arts. Like performing arts camps, visual arts camps can be found throughout Canada. This includes many cities in Ontario, such as TorontoOttawaOakville, and Mississauga. Read more

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    Innovation Camp Thinnox   
    Technology,Engineering & Design Programs for kids & young adults.Animation,Game Programming,Architecture, Robotics,UI/UX Graphic Design,Full Stack WEB Dev,Fashion...try Innovation Camp & Programs Thinnox in Mississauga.

    Mississauga

    Computer (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight, Program
    from $250/week
    Day, Overnight, Program Coed 250 6-18 0 Mississauga
    Winged Canvas Art Camp   
    Winged Canvas offers PA Day Painting Camps, Winter Art Camp, March Break Art Camp, Summer Art Camp, and classes. Kids ages 5-16 learn painting, drawing, sculpture, cartooning and more from highly-qualified instructors.

    Markham

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $28/day
    Day, Program Coed 28 5-16 1 Markham
    UCC Summer Camps   
    A traditional day camp in the heart of Toronto offering Kids, Sports, Arts, Tech and Leadership programs for children aged 4-16. Lunch and Extended Care provided at no additional cost. Flexible weekly programming.

    Forest Hill, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $400/week
    Day Coed 400 4-16 2 Forest Hill, Toronto
    Centauri Summer Arts Camp   
    An overnight camp with a focus on arts including film, acting, creative writing, dance and music, along with sports and other activities.

    Southern Niagara Region

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $962/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Overnight Coed 962 8-18 3 Southern Niagara Region
    Messy Hands Art Camp   
    EXPERIENCE the wonders of YOU through art, yoga & mindfulness! Imagine, discover & explore a variety of art mediums & create out of this world works of art! Draw. Paint. Sculpt.

    King

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $177/week
    Day Coed 177 4-12 4 King
    Living Arts Centre Camp Programs   
    March Break, Winter Break and Summer Camps, ideal for GTA families looking for children's camps; single day or week-long programs available throughout the year, with music, arts, dance and more!

    Mississauga

    Art (multi)

    • Ages 5 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $220/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Coed 220 5-17 5 Mississauga
    Oakville Galleries   
    Taught by qualified art instructors at our lakeside studios in Gairloch Gardens, Oakville Galleries' art classes and camps offer exciting art-making experiences alongside outdoor recreational activities.

    Oakville

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $42/session
    Day, Program, family Coed 42 6-14 6 Oakville
    Harbourfront Centre Camps   
    Since 1979, Harbourfront Centre Camps has provided a a unique setting in which learning and fun intersect. Our campers gain life skills through meaningful participation and in all facets of arts and contemporary culture.

    Harbourfront, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Overnight
    from $285/week
    Day, Overnight Coed 285 4-16 7 Harbourfront, Toronto
    Canadian Contemporary School of Art   
    A contemporary art school that teaches skills and methods to inspire artistic expression for all ages. Offering Painting, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, Animation, Sculpting, Architecture and more!

    Leaside, Toronto

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 2 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $400/session
    Day, Program Coed 400 2-17 8 Leaside, Toronto
    Ottawa School of Art   
    Children aged 6 to 15 will embark on an exciting hands-on exploration of a variety of artistic mediums, themes and styles including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture, and clay.

    Ottawa

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $210/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program Coed 210 6-15 9 Ottawa
    Sport Western Summer Camps   
    A premier march break and summer camp offering sport specific and academic based programming with over 25 camp options and a staff team, which consists of primarily Western University students and student-athletes.

    London

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed, Girls, Boys
    • Day
    from $118/week
    Day Coed, Girls, Boys 118 4-18 10 London
    Oakville Arts Studio   
    Art Summer camps sketching, painting, illustration, sculpture, printmaking Musical training, hiper realism, studio times, gallery space 2 musical nights per month, latin and jazz for ages 3 and up, teens & adults; .

    Oakville

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 3 to 99
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $66/week
    sessions & dates
    Day, Program, family Coed 66 3-99 11 Oakville
    Neighbour Note Day Camps   
    Toronto's premier camps run by University Professors, TDSB Teachers, and extraordinary Musicians! (PhD, DMA). Our Rock Band camp instructor performed for over 10 000 people when his band opened for KISS in Mexico City!

    Bloor West Village, Toronto; Mimico, Toronto; North Toronto, Toronto

    Music (multi)

    • Ages 4 to 18
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $100/week
    Day Coed 100 4-18 12 Bloor West Village, Toronto, Mimico, Toronto, North Toronto, Toronto
    Speckles Art Studio Camp   
    A multi-media Arts Camp offering many creative activities including drawing, painting, sewing, fabric arts, paper mache and much more!

    Oakville

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 5 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day, Program, family
    from $89/day
    Day, Program, family Coed 89 5-16 13 Oakville
    Toronto School of Art   
    TSA offers art courses in winter, fall and spring and summer art camps. Young artists ages 11-17 are taught by skilled instructors who foster creativity & artistic expression in a supportive hands-on studio environment.

    Brockton, Toronto

    Art : Visual arts (multi)

    • Ages 11 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $40/week
    Day, Program Coed 40 11-17 14 Brockton, Toronto
    McMichael Children and Youth Art Camps and Programs   
    Art classes, programs and camps for kids to get creative: after-school, summer camp and March break camps. Located in Vaughn, north of Toronto.

    Vaughan

    Traditional (multi activity)

    • Ages 5 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day
    from $211/session
    Day Coed 211 5-15 15 Vaughan
    STEAMlabs   
    A hi-tech maker space for curious hands-on kids. We use the latest tools and technologies, like 3D printing and laser cutting, to help your child bring their ideas to life.

    Downtown West, Toronto

    Education (multi)

    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day, Program
    from $10/session
    Day, Program Coed 10 6-17 16 Downtown West, Toronto



    What to expect at a visual arts camp

    At a camp specializing in the visual arts, your child will receive instruction in one or more art forms from a trained professional. They’ll learn specific techniques, and practice and repeat them, using different artistic media.

    Your child will also likely receive feedback on their work from both instructors and fellow campers. Such collaboration can help them develop their skills and improve their work. It can also be very exciting and rewarding.

    Visual arts programs offer instruction in a number of different types of art forms. These include the following:

    Finding a visual arts camp

    Visual or fine arts camps are offered in the summer and winter, during winter and spring break, and on PA days. Some of these camps offer a wide range of different art activities, and thus, are sometimes simply referred to as “art camps” or “arts and crafts camps.” Others offer more specialized programs, focusing on a specific type of art, such as drawing, painting, or filmmaking. And, others offer art as one among many activities.   

    Click on a visual arts camps or programs to learn more about it, including its location, session dates, pricing, and programming.





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