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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List of Visual arts camps and programs


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Camps that specialize in Visual arts

Canadian Contemporary School of Art   
A contemporary art school that teaches skills and methods to inspire artistic expression for all ages. We offer painting, fashion design, filmmaking, animation, sculpting, architecture and more!

Leaside, Toronto
Arts : Visual Arts (multi)
  • Ages 1 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $15/session
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 15 1-17 0 Leaside, Toronto, Ontario
McMichael Children and Youth Art Camps and Programs   
The McMichael provides an unmatched backdrop for children, youth and family programs. For details on Virtual Programs, Children's Camps, Art Classes, Accessible Studio Workshops and Family Days visit today!

Arts : Visual Arts (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $90/session
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 90 5-15 1 Vaughan, Ontario
Winged Canvas Online Art School   
An online art school specializing in virtual classes, camps and art mentorship. We specialize in teaching art foundations to kids, teens and adults with innovative programs from highly-qualified artist instructors.

Online; Markham
Arts : Visual Arts (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $24/day
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 24 5-18 2 Virtual Program, ., Markham, Ontario
Kidz Kare Inc.   
Exciting weekly themed camps offered throughout the year at our downtown Toronto facility which include engaging programs and delicious home cooked meals and snacks!

Harbourfront, Toronto; Online
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $200/week
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 200 4-12 3 Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario, Virtual Program, Ontario
Crescent Camps   
Our Camps and Programs reflect Crescent School's excellence in academics, robotics, athletics, business, the arts and leadership, with highly qualified, enthusiastic instructors and staff.

North Toronto, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 6 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $75/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 75 6-17 4 North Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Brick Works Academy   
The Best Technology summer camp in the region! Your children and friends are super excited about our Lego Robotics, Minecraft Computer Camp, Pokemon Designer, and Animation camps! In-person and virtual programs available

Ontario (9)
Science: STEAM
  • Ages 6 to 134 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day
  • from $149/week
Virtual Program, Day openCamp Coed 149 6-134 5 Forest Hill, Toronto, Hamilton, Kingsway Park, Toronto, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Alexandra Park, Toronto, Kitchener, Mississauga, Cambridge, Lansing , Toronto, Online
Online group programs and private lessons in Music, Art, Cooking, Finance 101 and more taught by Superstar instructors from Canada's most prestigious orchestras and institutions. Perfect for kids and teens ages 10-18.

Richmond Hill
Arts (multi)
  • Ages 10 to 25 (Coed)
  • Program
  • from $240/program
Program openCamp Coed 240 10-25 6 Richmond Hill, Ontario
Branksome Hall Day Camps   
Branksome Hall offers remarkable day camps for girls & boys in the heart of Toronto. Choose from our collection of Arts & Crafts, Athletics or Technology based camps & specialty camps like Swim, Adventure & Photography.

Rosedale, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 12 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $392/week
Day openCamp Coed 392 4-12 7 Rosedale, Toronto, Ontario
Innova STEM Labs   
STEAM based camp and workshops •3D Design and Printing •Robotics • Mechatronics •Virtual & Augmented Reality •Internet Of Things (IoT) • Computer programming •Video Game Design

Science: STEAM
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed, Girls, Boys)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $25/month
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed, Girls, Boys 25 5-18 8 Mississauga, ON
STEM Minds   
STEM Minds is a mission-driven social enterprise that teaches technology to new and skilled users with in-class and virtual education programs in coding, video game design, and more for children ages 4-14.

Mississauga; Online; Aurora
Science: STEAM
  • Ages 4 to 14 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program
  • from $100/program
Virtual Program, Day, Program openCamp Coed 100 4-14 9 Mississauga, Ontario, Virtual Program, , Aurora, Ontario
Animation, Architecture and Illustration Summer Art Camp by PortPrep   
The art camp for teens who are serious about animation and the arts. If your kid needs to make a portfolio for art or design college this is the camp to sign up for. Our students get accepted into top ranked colleges.

Guelph; Online
Arts : Visual Arts (multi)
  • Ages 11 to 26 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program, Day, Program, family
  • from $100/program
Virtual Program, Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 100 11-26 10 Guelph, Ontario, Virtual Program,
Ottawa School of Art   
Children aged 4 to 17 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.

Arts : Visual Arts (multi)
  • Ages 4 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $210/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 210 4-17 11 Ottawa, Ontario
St. Michael's College School Summer Camps   
SMCS Camps provides youth with exciting academic, athletic, and artistic outlets, as well as opportunities to learn and grow within a fun and interactive environment. Please visit:

Forest Hill, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 10 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day
  • from $100/week
Day openCamp Coed 100 10-16 12 Forest Hill, Toronto, Ontario
Create with Kirshy   
Intended for ages 7+, our one-week programs offer a taste of everything. Campers will draw, paint, and sculpt a variety of amazing projects, including canvas paintings, custom t-shirts, figurines, and more.

Arts : Visual Arts (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day, Program, family
  • from $375/week
Day, Program, family openCamp Coed 375 7-13 13 Markham, Ontario
Idea Labs Kids Pickering   
A STEAM (STEM + Arts) summer camp and before and after-school care provider that offers variety of classes, including coding, cooking, game design, robotics and virtual reality for children ages 4-13.

Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day, Program
  • from $275/week
Day, Program openCamp Coed 275 4-13 14 Pickering, Ontario

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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