Kids Art Camps Chicago

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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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!

Music House, School of Performing Arts

Two Locations, West Rogers Park and Humboldt Park,
At Young Artist Playhouse Camp, we put FUN first. Everyday campers will learn and explore music, art, dance, AND theater. Every Friday there is a performance for parents!

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

KidzToPros Summer Camps

Multiple Locations, City of Chicago, Cook County West and Cook County North,
Join KidzToPros STEM, Arts & Sports Summer Camps for ages 4-12. Campers will have fun as they keep their hands and minds busy exploring new skills and activities! Save $50 with code CK-50 until May 31st!!

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer Camps

36 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago,
Kids discover, explore, and imagine with a variety of art materials and methods that encourage creative thinking and problem solving, alongside daily visits to the Art Institute of Chicago museum.

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

2446 N. Clark, Chicago,
ART Immersion Camp for your ARTsy kids! Hands-on ART lessons through a variety of approaches, including ARTist-inspired projects and more! Plus ART in the Park!

Beverly Arts Center’s Summer Arts Camp
2407 West 111th Street, Chicago
Stay engaged and inspired with Summer Arts Camps from the Beverly Arts Center. Campers ages 6-12 get hands-on instruction......

Easel Art Studio Summer Camp
1911 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
Easel Art Studio Camps are ARTastic! Join our teachers as we paint, draw, sculpt, build and create masterpieces. Everyday we......

Galileo Innovation Camps
Multiple Locations, Chicago and Suburbs
At Galileo, we mix day camp fun with hands-on projects in fields from science and engineering to the visual and culinary arts......

Hyde Park Art Center Creativity Camps
5020 S Cornell Ave, Chicago
Our expansive summer Creativity Camp experience, our Youth classes offer endless ways for young artists to get started and......

Irish American Heritage Center Art Summer Program
Online and In Person Courses are designed specifically for the needs and interests for students PK3-12. This includes exciting......

Magical Minds Summer Art Camp
110 Madison Street, Oak Park
Summer Art Camp is designed for students 3 to 11 years; children will be grouped according to age. Keep the creativity and......

North Shore Art League Summer Art Camp
620 Lincoln Avenue , Winnetka
Our popular camp teachers, Lilian Johnston and Jude Bamshad are back for another fabulous summer! Both are local professional......

One River School of Art+Design
1033 Davis Street, Evanston
One River School camps build artistic confidence and independence in an inclusive, engaging setting. One River offers camps......

One Strange Bird Art Camps
2124 W. Division St. , Chicago
Enrich your child’s summer with creative summer camps at One Strange Bird. ...

OneRiver School of Art+Design
1033 Davis St., Evanston
One River School has transformed the summer camp experience by developing the most fun and compelling creative camps in......

Poetry Summer Camps
61 W. Superior Street, Chicago
The Poetry Foundation Library presents free poetry summer camps for children in grades six to eight and nine to twelve. ...

Summer at ChiArts
2714 West Augusta Boulevard, Chicago
ChiArts is a pre-professional public arts high school located in the Humboldt Park area. Our middle school camp experiences......

Unicoi Art Studio Summer Camp
2059 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago
School is out and summer is here! If you're ready to get the kids out of the house, sign them up for a week at Unicoi's summer......