Arts & Crafts Camps – Boulder Weekly7 min read
Art Students League of Denver
303-778-6990, ext. 0
Visual art camps and teen studios for young artists ages 6-17. Build a foundation of art skills or just have fun exploring your creativity! In-person art camps offered during morning and afternoon, with supervised care available during lunch. Scholarships are available now and on a rolling basis throughout the summer.
Blossom International Preschool
Blossom International Preschool offers a nature-based, Waldorf-inspired curriculum blended with French language and multicultural education. Camp activities are taught in French and English: watercolor, sewing, arts and crafts, music, French songs, storytelling and performing arts. $450/week. $1,810 for the five-week camp. M-F, May 30-June 30. 8 a.m-5 p.m. Weekly sessions. Ages: 3-7 years.Location: 5001 Pennsylvania Ave., Boulder.
Bold and Brave Camp at the Museum of Boulder
Go on an artistic journey of self-discovery. What do you like most about yourself? How can you bring that to life through different art forms? Ages 9-12. Full-day camps, July 24-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Campamento Bilingüe at the Museum of Boulder
In this Spanish/English bilingual summer camp, we will learn mixed media art, explore everyday uses of science, and integrate technology into our creations: painting, pottery, electronics, cooking, dance, yoga, and much more! We will learn about the history, magic, tradition, and inspiration behind different techniques of art, science, and technology. Ages 7-9. Full-day camps, June 26-30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Clay Camps at the Pottery Lab
Studio Arts Boulder offers hands-on clay camps at the Historic Pottery Lab for kids ages 6-16. All skill levels will learn new techniques and create unique pieces in either hand-building or wheel-throwing camps. Starting May 30-Aug. 11, camps run every week, Monday-Friday, either morning (9 a.m. to noon) or afternoon (1 p.m.-4 p.m.) with the option of adding a supervised lunch period onto your camp registration (lunch not included).
Color Me Mine
Join locally owned and operated Color Me Mine for a fun-filled, artistic summer! Walk-ins always welcome, or book a party for your family and friends! Check out our website for more information!
Colorado Academy Summer Arts Academy
This program offers exciting, hands-on experience for young studio artists to learn various art techniques.
Comic Book Camp at the Museum of Boulder
Harness the creative power of visual storytelling while teaching your students to express themselves through comics. Our professional artists and comic book nerds will teach your students the basics of scripting, drawing, and laying out their own comics on the subject of your choice. This engaging workshop is perfect for introducing pop culture to your classroom and is great for artists of all ages and skills. Ages 8-11. Full-day camps, July 17-21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Crackpots Creativity Camp
Kids learn and have fun while expressing their creativity. Pottery painting, glass fusing, clay and more!
Dawson Summer Camps
Ages 5-15. Week-long day camps. M-F. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Seven weeks starting June 5-July 28. Sports, art, science and tech, and more. More than 100+ camps to choose from. Full hot/cold lunch in our dining hall. Take a break and cool off in the pool daily. Experienced adult director for every camp, low camper/staff ratio. Location: 10455 Dawson Drive. Camp cost starts at $420/week.
Junkyard Social Club: SCIENCE + ART
Campers explore life-size science and art on our adventure playground. Our structures are the foundation and “loose parts” (tarps, clamps, pipes, and rope, etc.) are the tools to execute ideas. Campers will create gondolas with ropes and pulleys, design mini-golf holes, build fort villages and launch DIY parachutes off our play structures. Ages 6-12. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., June 5-Aug. 11. $95/day; use the code CAMPBO for 10% off a full week.
Kids Clay Camp
During this one-week class (Monday-Friday), students will explore potters’ wheel and hand-building techniques with hands-on assistance to make wonderful vessels and sculptures. $175 tuition includes all materials and firing.
KidzToPros STEM, Sports & Arts Summer Camps
Boulder, Broomfield, Thornton, Denver and suburbs
Led by top-tier instructors who are enthusiastic about child development, KidzToPros will ignite your child’s creativity and passion for learning. KidzToPros Arts Camps encourage imaginative thinking and inspire kids ages 4-14 to look at things from a new perspective. From arts skills to graphic design, music production and filmmaking, kids will learn to express themself and inspire others!
One-Day Found Art Camp with Sweetbird Studio at the Museum of Boulder
Spend time in nature searching for treasure with Sweetbird Studio and integrate that into something unique and all your own! Ages 9-12. Full-day camp, June 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Open Window Studio Summer Art Camp
Our summer art camp offers half day and full day themed camps throughout the summer for ages 5-14 in paint, clay and mixed media. Open Window Studio provides a supportive community where all have the freedom to explore and grow creatively.
Playing with Photography Camp at the Museum of Boulder
Play time and fine art photography merge in this workshop with artist and photographer Anne Weatherley. Ages 8-11. Full-day camp, July 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Silk Painting Camp at the Museum of Boulder
Create beautiful works of art on elegant silk you can wear forever! Ages 11-13. Full-day camp, July 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
STEAMrollers Half-Day Camps (YMCA of Northern Colorado)
Boulder and Loveland
The Y offers STEAMrollers morning and afternoon programs that help children build their confidence — while having fun, getting creative and discovering their talents. The morning camp encompasses all areas of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. The afternoon camp focuses on visual and performing arts. Financial assistance available.
The Arts HUB
The Arts HUB offers several summer camps featuring art, dance, theater, circus arts, music and more!
Tinker @ BMoCA
Tinker Art Studio and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) have teamed up again to bring a summer full of art camps to BMoCA’s beautiful space! Our fantastic lineup of camps include: Art at the Museum, Mermaid Ice Cream Shop, Under the Sea, Fashion Design Camp, Realistic Drawing, Teen Paint & Draw and more. Every day includes an art lesson, open art exploration, and time outdoors. Location: 1750 13th St., Boulder.
Tinker @ The Dairy
Tinker Art Studio and Dairy Arts Center have teamed up to bring a summer of art camps to The Dairy! This summer’s lineup of super fun camps for ages 5-10 includes Pool Party Camp, Puppy Camp, Art Lab, and Unicorn-ify Camp. Every day includes an art lesson, open art exploration, and time outdoors. This is Tinker’s first year at The Dairy and we are thrilled for this partnership. See you at The Dairy! Location: 2590 Walnut St., Suite 1, Boulder.
Tinker Art Studio
Art camps for ages 3.5-16. We are excited to bring back some Tinker staples including Wheel Throwing and Hand Building Clay Camps, Make & Play, Fairy Keepers Camp, Rainbows & Unicorns, Realistic Drawing and Teen Paint & Draw. Specialty camps include Stuffie Accessories Camp, Pool Party Camp, Sleepover Camp, Castle Camp, Sewing Stuffies, and more! Every day includes an art lesson, open art exploration, movement and time outdoors. Location: 693 S. Broadway, Suite B, Boulder.
Trash is Treasure Camp with Sweetbird Studio at the Museum of Boulder
Join Sweetbird Studio for upcycling like you’ve never seen it before! Stamp metal, find objects, and create new and outstanding wearables. Ages 8-11. Full-day camp, June 19-23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Worldbuilding for Fantasy at the Museum of Boulder
We encourage students to create their own world for fantasy or sci-fi books, comics, movies or games in this collaborative creative writing and art workshop. Students will learn the process of worldbuilding, then they’ll work in small groups to develop their new world. Finally, each student will create a rendering of a character, location or object from their new world. Ages 9-12. Full-day camps, June 5-9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Young Artists at Work & Summer Art Camps @ Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
Exciting summer camps will be held 8 weeks between June 13-Aug. 11 in partnership with Tinker Art Studio. Morning or afternoon camps are offered for K-11th graders, and each week has a different theme.