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.

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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

Kidstreet Summer Camps at Lillstreet Art Center

4401 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago
Young artists can learn wheel throwing, movie making, jewelry creation, drawing, sewing, and much more. Mix and match your summer with over 50 different multimedia and specialty art camps to choose from.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer Camp

36 South Wabash Avenue Suite 1201, Chicago
In SAIC’s camps, kids work together on a variety of fun projects, including painting, drawing, mixed-media, sculpture, printmaking, performance, digital art and more. One- and two-week camps for students ages 4 to 13 begin in June.

Summer at ChiArts

2714 W. Augusta Blvd, Chicago
A three-week summer camp designed for students in grades K-5 and 6-8 to explore the artistic disciplines of Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts in a joyful and nurturing environment.

BookClub Camp! Creatively Smart

1211 N. Wood St., Chicago
Travel the world this summer, through beloved books and art. Every week we explore different themes via fiction and non-fiction books and creating. Summer Camp so different, it will transform your child into a reader by making them an artist.

GTA Photography Summer Camps

25 E Pearson St., Chicago
We're one of Chicago's premiere photography summer camp for Kids (8-12) & Teens (13-17). Learn from professional photographers and practice on daily field trips to locations near our camp; Magnificent Mile, River North & Gold Coast!

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

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
CRE8 Kids Summer Crafting Camps
405 Lake Cook Road #205, Deerfield
(847) 272-2738
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 Kids
Multiple Locations, Chicago and Suburbs
(800) 854-3684
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 Strange Bird Art Camps
2124 W. Division St. , Chicago
(773) 276-4420
Open Books Publishing Academy
651 W. Lake Street , Chicago
(312) 475-1355
Poetry Summer Camps
61 W. Superior Street, Chicago
(312) 787-7070
Summer Arts Garden at Columbia College
1312 Michigan Ave., Chicago
(312) 369-3100
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