2024 Twin Cities Summer Camps: Art Camps

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Find art camps for young artists in the Twin Cities Area featuring favorite activities and teaching new skills with a wide range of topics, including ceramicscraftsoil painting and more.

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Start planning your child’s best 2024 Twin Cities Summer Camps experience by perusing our list of programs offered this year. Check back often. We’ll keep updating Twin Cities area listings as information comes our way. 

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TWIN CITIES 2024 SUMMER ART CAMPS

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MINNEAPOLIS & ST PAUL SUMMER ARTS CAMPS

Appleberry’s Attic

Appleberry’s Attic, 11942 Woodbine St NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433-1632
Morning and afternoon sessions for ages 7+. 2024 TBA. $175/half-day.

Arete Academy – Dungeons & Dragons Accoutrements

Arete Academy, 10225 Yellow Circle Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55343
Explore the D&D universe with a variety of creative projects including: creating an elaborate D&D cloak, cooking food from the D&D universe, designing and 3D-printing minis and other pieces, and more! These activities will culminate in a D&D one-shot adventure on the final day! Ages 11-18. July 22 – August 22, 2024. $550/week.

Articulture 

2613 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Full day art camp options plus extended care for grades K-12. June 10-August 30, 2024. $312-$395.

ArtStart 

1459 St. Clair Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
2024 theme is Passport to Brazil. Camps are half-day or full-day with 1-week programs for ages 4-5, 6-12 and 13+. July 8-12 or July 15-19, 2024. Registration open. $250-$450 (5% discount when registering before Feb. 1st) 

ARTrageous Adventures 

2121 W 21st St, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Featuring  one-week art summer camps for youth ages 5-12. Full and half-day camps available. Sessions run June 10-August 30, 2024. $200-$400.

AR Workshop Kids Art Camp

233 2nd St. S., Stillwater, MN 55082
Kids Are Crafting An Unforgettable Experience This Summer At AR Workshop with 10 Super Fun Themed Series. All Projects Are Designed To Promote Creativity And Hands-On STEAM Learning In A Fun And Social Environment. Ages 6 -17. Camps run 1, 4 or 5 days. Weekly sessions run June-August, 2024. $235-$275.

Discovering U

University of Minnesota Youth Programs, 123 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Hands-on arts camps held on campus with fine arts topics like art and yoga, clay and painting. June 10-August 9, 2024. $359-$499.

FilmNorth Youth Filmmaking Camps

550 Vandalia St #120, St Paul, MN 55114
One week interactive film camps including filmmaking basics, animation, screenwriting, music video production, photography and on camera acting. Ages 10-17. June 24-August 23, 2024. $265-$540.

FOCI Minnesota Center for Glass Arts

213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Youth Glass Camp is a five-day camp for kids ages 9-12 and Teen Glassblowing & Flameworking Camps are for ages 13-17. June 24-August 2, 2024. $375-$450/session.

Heartfelt

4306 Upton Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
Camps for kids ages 5 and up offer kids a chance to work on more in-depth projects over the course of 3 or 4 days. These camps fill quickly. Sessions run June 18 – August 29, 2024, 10am-2pm. $250-$320.

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre

1500 East Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Unleash your child’s inner puppeteer with 4 fun-filled, 3-hour sessions! Explore materials, craft amazing puppets, and make new friends – all led by expert puppeteers. Shadow puppets, sand art, papier-mâché, crankies, and more. Open to all ages and skill levels – join the creative adventure! Ages 8-13. August 19-30, 2024. $150.

Leonardo’s Basement

New location in Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis – 2  Malcolm Ave SE 55414
Full and half-day art workshops for ages 6-17 mixing engineering, art, and technology. Extended day option. June 10 – August 30, 2024. Please contact for pricing.

MCAD Youth Summer Camps

2501 Stevens Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Camp inspires kids’ self-expression, encourages creativity, and instills an excitement for learning. Some camps partner with the Raptor Center and Bakken Museum. For youth ages 6–12. Sessions start June 17 with the final week starting July 29, 2024. $200-$430.

MCBA Summer Camps

1011 South Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415
MCBA’s book arts camps, for ages 7-18, foster budding artists’ love for books and visual arts through hands-on projects in a professional studio frequented by working artists. July 9-August 2, 2024. $294-$588 (with discounts for BIPOC and Financial needs).

Northern Clay Center 

2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Campers will create cups, figures, plates, and anything else they can imagine during our 2024 camp offerings. We offer a wide variety of themes—such as potions, woodland creatures, gifts, and more—in small, individualized class settings. NCC instructors and teaching assistants provide plenty of guidance and ideas while letting personal flair shine. Ages 6 & up. June 16-August 23, 2024. $200/half-day camps, $375/full day.

Studio Seven Art Camp 

708 N 1st St # Cr30, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Full-day painting and drawing classes, 8:30am-5pm. Plus swimming and field trips. Ages 7-17. Three summer sessions, June 24-August 2, 2024. $680 per session. 

Textile Center Fiber Art Camp

3000 University Ave SE #100, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Summer textile camps for kids ages 7-16. June 17-August 16, 2024. $337-$375.

Wilderness Awakening Day Camps

Crosby Farm Regional Park, St. Paul |  Theodore Wirth Regional Park, Minneapolis
Wilderness Awakening Day Camps offer children nature immersion within our Twin Cities. Held at Crosby Farm and Theo Wirth Park, these camps emphasize nature connection, free play and exploration. With journals, art supplies, and hammocks for quiet connection moments. Thea camps are designed for children between 6-10. Sessions run weekly during June-August, 2024. $385/week

Wonderland Creative Center

Seward Neighborhood, Minneapolis 55406
Campers learn outdoors about art, nature, world cultures and art history. 2024’s theme is “All About the Mississippi River”. Ages 6-12. July 8-August 16, 2024. $370. Teens 13-18 can pay $80 to intern at this camp.

TWIN CITIES SUMMER ARTS CAMPS – NORTH METRO

Franconia Sculpture Park

29836 St Croix Trail N, Shafer, MN 55074
Franconia Sculpture Park hosts three weeks of summer camps for kids ages 8-13. They offer a safe, fun, and inspiring space for youth to create, engage, and explore. All camps are focused on sculpture and contemporary art where students can explore creating with different mediums, developing critical thinking skills while exploring new material and methods. Sessions run 12pm-4pm. July 8-26, 2024. $225/week.

KidzArt: Neon Glow 

Maple Grove Arts Center, 11666 Fountains Drive, Maple Grove, MN 55369
Unleash your inner luminescence at our Glow-in-the-Dark Art Camp. Make a simple circuit to light up your painting! Create your own glow-in-the-dark dice and learn some new games to play. Use neon paint, black light and fluorescent designs that will help you discover the fun you can have with light. June 10-13, 2024; $170.

North Suburban Center for the Arts 

110 77th Way NE, Fridley, MN 55432
Kids Art Camp offers week long sessions for children in grades pre-K through 8. Morning or afternoon sessions. 2024 dates and prices TBA

Rumriver Art Center

2665 4th Ave #103, Anoka, MN 55303
5-day morning camps and 4-day afternoon camps run all summer. Themes include animal drawing, polymer clay, anime sketchbook and mosaic stained. Camps are for ages 5-17. Sessions run June 10-August 30, 2024. $125-$140/session.

TWIN CITIES SUMMER ARTS CAMPS – SOUTH METRO

Artistry 

Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington, MN 55431
Four sessions of weeklong, half-day camps in one of two art mediums: visual arts and performing arts. Camps are for grades K-2. June 3-August 23, 2024. $185.

Color Me Mine 

3324 Promenade Ave. #100, Eagan, Minnesota 55121
Choose from five themed day camps for youth ages 7-11. Hours are typically 10am-2pm. Sign up for one or all of them. 2024 dates and prices TBA.

TWIN CITIES SUMMER ARTS CAMPS – EAST METRO

Bruentrup Heritage Farm 

2170 County Rd D E, Maplewood, MN 55109
The historic site presents camps such as farm-to-table
, folk arts, history detectives and more for kids in grades 1-9. Plus a culinary camp for teens and, new this year, Recess Camp with a single day price option or whole summer. June 17 – August 22, 2024. $240-$540.

Outside the Lines Arts Camp

Keller Park Golfview Shelters #4 & 5, 2166 Maplewood Dr,  Maplewood, MN 55109
Fresh air, sun and creative fun! We offer summer day camp programming focused on visual and performing arts for campers age 7-14. Each week, a variety of professional artists lead projects and activities en plein air, in pop-up studios and rehearsal spaces in the beautiful parks of the Twin Cities area. Ages 7-14. July 15-19, 2024. $435 per child — full week, 9AM-3PM daily.

The Phipps Summer Art Camp

Phipps Center for the Arts, 109 Locust St, Hudson, WI 54016
Seven fun-filled weeks of dance, theater and visual arts camps that develop skills, grow the imagination, encourage self-expression and build friendships for preschoolers, kids and teens. Mix and match different art forms and camp times across mornings, afternoons, and weeks to create your own, unique Summer Arts Camp experience. Ages 3-18. June 24-August 16, 2024. $50-$200.

TWIN CITIES SUMMER ARTS CAMPS – WEST METRO

children posing with the paintings

Eden Prairie Art Center

7650 Equitable Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Join us at the EP Art Center for Destination Fun this summer! Camps for ages 6 – 15 in a variety of media, from clay to fused glass to public art and more! Monday-Friday half day and all day options available for ages 6-15. Sessions run June 10 – August 23, 2024. Cost varies $130-300/week. Split payment available for all summer camps.

Edina Art Center

Fred Richards Park, 4400 Parklawn Ave, Edina, MN 55435
Edina Art Center staff will be running weekly four-day camps throughout the summer featuring a different theme each week. Camps run from 9am-1pm, lunch provided by camper. Additionally, there are Summer Art Intensives for ages 12-17 at the Edina Art Center. June 10 – August 17, 2024. $175/day camps, $250/intensives.

Minnetonka Center for the Arts 

2240 N Shore Dr, Wayzata MN 55391
Summer Arts Camp provides cultural enrichment and visual arts programming in a variety of media for youth ages 5-15. Half and full day options as well as sampler classes available. All classes are 3 hours long. June 10 – August 23, 2024. $51/single day classes, $257-$277/week.

ARTS SUMMER CAMPS – MULTIPLE TWIN CITIES METRO-AREA LOCATIONS

8 Metro Area parks: Caponi Art Park, Caron Park, French Regional Park, Moir Park, Nine Mile/Oak Grove Park, Station 24, Theodore Wirth Park, Tony Schmidt Regional Park and West Bush Lake Park.
This program seeks to inspire outdoor play with city-based youth in play-focused arts workshops. Plus tactical and theater camps, all designed for mixed-aged participants from 8-18. 11 sessions of full-day camps, June 10-August 20, 2024. $469/week. 

Kidcreate Studio 

7918 Mitchell Rd, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
1785 Radio Dr. Suite F, Woodbury , MN 55125
Full, half-day or one-day mini-camp options and extended lunch hour sessions for ages 3-12. May 28-August 30, 2024. $94/one-day, $174/multi-day.

kiddywampus 

1023 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343 
860 W 78th St, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Full of creating and playing. Themes include Toy Testing, Iggy Peck Architect, Build A Fort, Doc McStuffins, Super Hero, Princess-Fairy-Unicorn, Ninja Spy. June 10-August 14, 2024. $119.

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This article contains paid and free submitted entries of summer camps. These camps have been collected as a convenience to parents seeking summer camp options and are for informational purposes only. Inclusion does not constitute an endorsement or an approval by Family Fun Twin Cities.

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