Chicago Children's Art Camps

If art is your child's favorite subject in school, then art camp is a great opportunity to let your budding Picasso hone their skills while school is out. Find a great Chicago area art camp from our list below. Camps include traditional art as well as photography camp, pottery camp, sewing camp, ceramics camp, painting camp, printmaking, crafting and more.

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Summer at ChiArts

2714 W. Augusta Blvd, Chicago
A three-week summer camp designed for 2nd-8th graders to explore the artistic disciplines of Dance, Music, Theatre, Creative Writing, and Visual Arts in a joyful and nurturing environment.

Wishcraft Workshop Camps for Creative Kids

3907 N. Damen Ave., Chicago
Campers ages 5-12 learn about their world and grow their creative voice with open-ended, connected learning experiences in the arts and including subjects like science, social studies and math. Curious. Creative. Confident. #STEMsneedflowers #21stcenturyartists

Lillstreet Art Center

4401 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago
Children and teens ages 3–16 can learn pottery, movie making, photography, fashion design, jewelry, comics, painting and more at Lillstreet Art Center. New camps are offered weekly all summer long!

GTA Photography Summer Camps

610 S. Michigan Ave. , Chicago
Join us at Chicago's #1 Photography Summer Camps! Have fun on daily field trips & learn from award-winning photographers. Perfect for Kids (Ages 8-12) & Teens (Ages 13-17).

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer Camp

36 South Wabash Avenue Suite 1201, Chicago
In SAIC's Multi-Arts Camps, kids learn to discover, explore, and imagine in their own unique ways, experimenting with a variety of art materials and methods that encourage the development of creative thinking and problem solving skills.

The Paintbrush...a hands-on ART studio for kids

2646 N. Halsted, Chicago
We immerse your kids in art all day with introductions to artists and discussions about artistic styles and ideas, and then we work on our own artist-inspired masterpieces using a variety of artistic media.

Kids Clay Room - a pottery studio for children

2646 N. Halsted St., Chicago
Come explore the wonderful medium of Clay! Children will work with wet clay, clay tools and glazes to make unique and fun ceramic pieces from start to finish. Wheelthrowing options for children ages 10 and up

Music House, School of Performing Arts

Two Locations, Chicago
Take the stage this summer at Music House Performing Arts Camp. Campers are encouraged to create, explore, and let out their inner artist through dance, music, visual arts, and rock band. No experience necessary!

AARTWERK Studio Summer Art Camp
1141 W Granville Ave., Chicago
(773) 217-6604
Art Side Out Studio & Mask Shop
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. #302, Chicago
Beverly Arts Center’s Summer Arts Camp
2407 West 111th Street, Chicago
(773) 445-3838
Columbia College Chicago Summer Youth Arts Programs
South Loop Campus - varies by program, Chicago
(312) 369-3100
Easel Art Studio Summer Camp
1911 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
(773) 360-1720
Fulton Street Collective
1000 W. Fulton St, Chicago
(802) 763-7499
Galileo Innovation Camps for Pre-K – 10th Graders
Multiple Locations, Chicago and Suburbs
(800) 854-3684
GnarWare Workshop
1838 West Cermak Rd, Chicago
(815) 575-2072
Hyde Park Art Center Creativity Camps
5020 S Cornell Ave, Chicago
(773) 324-5520
International School of Comics "Marco Polo" Summer Camp
1651 W. Hubbard St., Chicago
(312) 265-0982
Irish American Heritage Center Art Summer Program
(773) 282-7035
Little Brushes Summer Camp at Pinot's Palette West Loop
1222 W. Madison St., Chicago
(312) 600-9429
Magical Minds Summer Art Camp
110 Madison Street, Oak Park
(708) 948-7934
North Shore Art League Summer Art Camp
620 Lincoln Avenue , Winnetka
(847) 446-2870
One River School of Art+Design
Two Locations, Chicago and Evanston
One Strange Bird Art Camps
2124 W. Division St. , Chicago
(773) 276-4420
OneRiver School of Art+Design
1033 Davis St., Evanston
(847) 737-5806
Open Books Publishing Academy
651 W. Lake Street , Chicago
(312) 475-1355
Poetry Summer Camps
61 W. Superior Street, Chicago
(312) 787-7070
To the Moon Youth Summer Arts Camp
3942 W. North Ave, Chicago
(312) 498-1970
Unicoi Art Studio Summer Camp
2059 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago
(773) 975-6515
Wishcraft Workshop Camps for Creative Kids
3907 N. Damen Ave., Chicago
(773) 348-WISH