Best Virtual Creative Camps

Posted: June 01, 2020

It's June, and time to register your kids for summer camp! It looks like in-person camps may be opening up to small groups, but for many families, virtual camp is the best option. Lots of our local camps have put together programs that will keep kids engaged from the comfort of your own home - here are some of the best Creative Virtual Camps taking place!

Find more options for virtual and small group summer camps in our Virtual/Small Camp Guide!

Featured Virtual Creative Camps:

Growing Confident, Curious, Kind KiddosTM
Online or off, Indoors or out, Kids bloom in summer with Wonder + Scout™
You want to give your child the kind of creative adventure that makes their summer, but the rules are changing everyday and you need a reliable plan now. Ok, trail-blazing parenting-hero you, Wonder + Scout™ camps include

  • 5 full-days of activities anchored by a creative theme,
  • a thoughtfully-sourced, premium supply box for each camper,
  • virtual, interactive field-trips with Chicago's top creative talent, and
  • when permitted, outdoor small-group activities.
Whether we're interacting online, out in the fresh air or coming together again at our workshop, we have a plan. While our world is fluid, one thing is constant: we're growing confident artists, curious thinkers and kind citizens. Will your family join us? Learn more at

The Paintbrush Online Summer ART Camp 2020
Online Summer ART Camp 2020 Session 1, June 8-July 3: Four weeks of ART Classes via Zoom for kids ages 5-10. Choose as many or as few classes as you'd like to make the perfect Camp schedule for you! Choose from five 45-minute classes each day starting at 9am and ending at 3pm (noon lunch break): ARTists at Home, Drawing Class, Yoga Break, Painting Class, and Guided Painting&Sketching Just $65 per class for the week. Awesome sibling discount. ART supplies available for pick-up or delivery. No sunscreen required for this camp! Classes meet for about 45 minutes each to allow for breaks in between.
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Virtual Arts Camps ages 3-14 with Music House!
Music House's Everything Arts and Arts Exploration camps are going virtual!

Music House's Everything Arts and Arts Exploration camps are going virtual! Each week we provide new experiences with new, fresh and fun classes! Camp will be energetic, lively, and creative to keep each camper engaged mentally and physically. With a wide array of music, dance, visual art, and theater classes, we are sure to have lots of fun together! Every day is different- the same project will not be repeated throughout the summer. We know that kids just want to have fun and make new friends in the summer! Kids will be able to socialize with their campmates through discussions facilitated by teachers. Kids will be able to collaborate virtually with campmates and teachers, and make new friends virtually!
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The Stage School
Act. Sing. Dance. Shine!

Act! Sing! Dance! All from the comfort of home! Each week of virtual musical theater camp is packed with exciting themes where students of all levels of experience can build new skills and unlock their imaginations. Students are given the tools so that if they choose, they can give a performance for you at home after their last session. Let your child be the star of their very own show! Work with our staff of professional teaching artists to create an experience like no other!
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Rock 'n' Kids is Rockin' at Home!
Sing, dance and play YOUR way! Virtual music/movement programs for 1-6 years!

All the fun and none of the germs! Our pre-recorded summer virtual classes for 1-6 year olds make it easy to participate in a music program this summer, on your terms! Class links are emailed weekly for participation at your convenience. We have worked hard to create an engaging, educational and fun program for young families to enjoy this summer! Check out what a grandparent enrolled in our virtual session had to say: "Kid Rock is a wonderful way for children to enhance body awareness and movement while learning. These classes gave us happiness, energy and BRIGHTENED our days!" Brighten YOUR summer days this year by enrolling now for Tot Rock and Kid Rock at Home directly through our web site! Classes begin June 15!
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Find more options for creative camps and many others in our 2020 Summer Camp Guide!.