Summer Art Camp for Kids Ages 5-14

Celebrate Art, Creativity, and Friendship

Art Camp is back  for Summer 2022. Registration is open!

Our Art Camp serves ages 5-14. For teens 15 and older visit Teens and Pre-College Summer Programs.

Please read Youth and Family Programs Policies and Procedures before registering.

In Person Art Camp

Campers drawing on PAFA's Lenfest Plaza with chalk

We are excited to open registration for another summer of creative play in our Historic Landmark Building, designed by our skilled educators with additional safety protocols in place.

June 27-August 12, 2022
Ages: 5-7 / 8-9 / 10-11/ 12-14
Camp hours: Mon-Fri from 9am - 3pm. After Camp Care: Mon-Fri, from 3pm-5:30 pm 
Camp cost: $400 / Family Level Members: $340  (You must be an active member throughout the camp period. Renew or Become a Member Now). Multi-Camp discount: 3+ camp at one registration - $10 off per camp. Payment plan is available.

Please note: To participate in Camp children 5 years old and older must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have obtained a medical or religious exemption from PAFA. Proof of vaccination will be required. All required doses or approved exemption must be complete at least 14 days before the class/camp start date. 

Camps fill out fast! For up-to-date availability go to the registration page:

Open camps for ages 5-7 

Open Camps for ages 8-9

Open Camps for ages 10-11

Open camps for ages 12-14

Virtual Art Camp

Two Campers proudly sharing their painting online

Virtual Camp is Back! We are excited to offer On-line camp for another summer of creativity and fun with  live interaction on Zoom and  off line via Canvas

July 18 -August 12, 2022
Ages: 10-14
Camp hours: Mon-Fri from 9am - 2pm. 
Camp cost: $350;  Family Level Members: $ 300 (Become a Member Now). Multi-Camp discount: 3+ camp at one registration - $10 off per camp. Payment plan is available. If you are interested in a scholarship please fill out this application.

Ready? Register now!

Summer 2021 Art Camp Adventures

3 kids looking at paitings on the museum wall
Visiting the Museum galleries
older campers sitting around camp tables
Making art in camp 10-14
younger campers making collage
Making art in camp 6-9
Camper in red shirt painting
Just another day in art camp
older campers listening to a museum guide
Visiting Special Exhibition on a tour with Museum Educator
child showing his collage
Artist in the making
4 children working on an art project
Making art, making friends
group of campers sketching in the museum
Museum drawing session, sketching in the galleries
Drawing by a camper
The Art of Drawing camp - portrait by Alice
child showing his scratch-art
Exploring different media - the fun of scratch-art
campers behind easels paiting landscape
The Art of Paiting Camp. Painting in Bob Ross' style
tables arranged in circle with art projects on them
The Art of Mythology Camp - Mythological Creatures Dinner
camper near artworks on an easel
The final camp exhibition
group of children in the Cast Hall
Older Campers visiting Younger campers Final Exhibition, in the Cast Hall

Contact Us

PAFA offers programs for artists and art lovers of all ages and skill levels who want to learn about and make art.