Arts & Crafts Camps


Day Camps

Art Students League of Denver


303-778-6990, ext. 0

In this visual art day camp and teen studio, young artists will explore the line between reality and fantasy this summer with imagination as muse! Join our professional art instructors for a summer of art FUNdamentals. One- and two-week, morning and afternoon camps, with additional supervised care is available. Camps are for youth entering grades one through 12, and scholarships are available.

Color Me Mine



Join locally owned and operated Color Me Mine for a fun-filled, artistic summer! Walk-ins always welcome, or check out one of our fun Kid’s Night Out events. Check out our website for more information!

Crackpots Creativity Camp



Kids learn and have fun while expressing their creativity. Pottery painting, glass fusing, clay and more!

Dawson Summer Camps



Come join us this summer for eight weeks of Dawson’s 80-plus exciting summer camps and programs for kids ages 5-15. Between June 3 and Aug. 2, we will offer various week-long day camps in arts, tech, sports and more. Full hot/cold lunch is available in our dining hall and kids can take a break and cool off in the pool daily. There is an experienced adult director for every camp and a 5-to-1 camper/staff ratio. Camp costs range from $320-$450 per week. For a full listing of our summer camp information visit our website. Camp hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Living Arts Summer Camp



At Living Arts Summer Camps, we offer your child the simple joy of making things with their hands. In a world that moves faster and faster, we advocate a slower, gentler experience, in a beautiful, outdoor setting that inspires creativity, connection and beauty. 2019 Summer Camps are inspired by “The Fantastical World of Magic” and include: Magic Potions, Tiny Worlds, Forest Dwellers, Wooly Tails, Spellbinders, Cauldron Cookery, The Odd Candy Shop and Rainbow Dyeworks. Call or visit us online for more information. Camps run 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m (option of aftercare from 3-5 p.m.), Monday through Friday. Ages 6-12.

Courtesy Open Hands Art

Open Hands Art Camp



Join the Open Hands Art Camp community this summer for a week of paint, clay and fun! We offer weeklong, all-day art camps for ages 7-12 and middle schoolers. Camp themes are designed to spark creative thought and experimentation. Each week is limited to 12-14 campers and led by ceramic artist Sue Allman and painter Page Zekonis, with the help of our highschool mentors and an assistant (all former campers). Visit our website for more information.

Open Window Studio



Open Window Studio offers middle and high school students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the art world of another city. Explore world famous art museums, out-of-the-spotlight art galleries and artist studios, and create your own artwork based on all you see. Limited to eight students, allowing for a quality community experience. Next trip is Art Away: Santa Fe! between July 13-20.

pARTiculars Summer Art Camps for Kids



There are several camps to chose from! Oodles of Art Camp, for ages 6-9, runs from June 17-21 and July 15-19, 9 a.m.-noon and costs $140. Oodles of Art Camp, for ages 10-14, runs from June 17-21 and July 15-19, 1-4 p.m. and costs $140. Fairy Art Camp, for ages 6-12, runs from June 24-27, 9 a.m.-noon and costs $120.




During camps, kids will use acrylic paint, learning technique and color mixing while having a blast! We complete a painting each day and face paint, play games, have lunch and more! Kids will make bonds, get to use their creativity and imaginations, and just be a kid in a fun, safe atmosphere! Camps run June-August.

Studio Arts Boulder Pottery Camp



Get messy this summer and let your creativity run wild! Join us for clay camp, where kids learn the basics of ceramics hand-building and experiment with low-fire clay, discovering ways to build functional and creative pottery/sculpture — monsters and mugs, nature-inspired works, zoo creatures and anything they dream up.

Go beyond the basics in Hand-Building Camp, for bigger kids. Campers will experiment with challenging projects and detailed forms and learn different methods of surface decoration. Students of every skill level are welcome. Camp staff will provide tips, tools and hands-on support to help each camper bring their ideas to life.

At Wheel Throwing Camp, learn the basics of wheel-throwing, trimming and glazing. Studio Arts Camps are for kids ages 6-16 and run in weeklong sessions June-August.

The Arts HUB



The Arts HUB offers more than 40 camps this summer in art, dance and theater including all-day camps, Fairy Camps, Coding with Kids camps, and IncrediFlix camps.

The Language of Food — French Immersion Summer Camp



Blossom French Bilingual Preschool offers a Waldorf-inspired curriculum blended with French language and culture. Camp activities involve language, arts and 100-percent organic culinary experiences. All activities are taught in French and English including: 100-percent organic cooking, arts and crafts, jewelry design, puppet shows, music and more. Blossom is fully licensed and camps run Monday through Friday, May 28-July 26 from 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m. (No camp the week of July 4.) Ages 3-8.

Tinker Art Studio



Join Tinker this summer in our beautiful South Boulder studio! Half-day camps for ages 3.5-16 include medium-based options such as illustration, anatomy for artists, realistic drawing, acrylic painting, comic books and graphic novels, printmaking, pottery and much more. Join us for the exciting, new theme-based camps including Dollhouse Camp, Fairies Camp, Puppet Teater, Pet Lovers Camp, Hanging Art, Slime and Potions Camp, Train Set Camp, Weaving and Yarn Art, Felting Stories, among many others! Visit our website for more information and to register!

YMCA of Northern Colorado camps

Various locations along the Front Range


Join Northern Colorado’s YMCA for dozens of different, engrossing camp sessions and activities this summer. Learn to rock climb, ride a bike, play team sports and much more in the outdoors-focused sessions. Discover how the mysteries of science can play into the fun of art during STEAM-focused camps. Whether young ones are excited about being out in the sun all day, creating something new with their hands or developing about leadership skills, Boulder Valley’s YMCA camps are the place to be! For a comprehensive list of all camps and sessions, visit our website.

Young Artists at Work



Summer art camps are created by artists that encourage personal expression, fine art techniques and material exploration — but most importantly they’re fun! Our workshops immerse youth in new themes each week, including painting, photography, performance art and pottery. Visiting artists provide individual attention and encourage personal expression. For the full schedule, please visit our website. Ages 3-8.