2023 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.


Start planning your child’s best 2023 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. 

This  guide is brought to you by our participating Summer Camp Partners.


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Appleberry’s Attic

Appleberry’s Attic, 11942 Woodbine St NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433-1632
Morning and afternoon sessions for ages 7+. Sessions run June 12, 2023 – August 18th, 2023. $175/half-day.


2613 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Full day art camp options plus extended care for grades K-12. Sessions run June 12, 2023 – September 1, 2023. $78-$389.


1459 St. Clair Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
2023 Passport to Egypt and Turkey and Camp Create for Teens ages 13+. One-week youth summer art camps for ages 4-12. July 10-14, 2023 and July 17-21, 2023. $225-$350. 

ARTrageous Adventures 

2121 W 21st St, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Featuring school age art programs. Camps are half-day or full-day. Three 1-week programs for ages 5-11. June 12 – September 1, 2023. $200-$400.

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. Presented by UofM RECWELL. Sessions run June 19 – August 25, 2023. $389-$444.

Film North Summer Camp

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. 2023 sessions run June 19 – September 1. $195-$240.

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. Youth camps run June 12 – August 11, 2023 & teen camps run June 26 – August 4, 2023. All camps are $575/session.

Great River School Summer Camp 

1326 Energy Park Dr, St Paul, MN 55108
Summer camps offered as weekly sessions, Mon-Thurs for ages pre-K to grade 12. Most art camps are for pre-K to K-aged kids. Half-day morning or afternoon options and full-day option. June 20-August 3, 2023. $150-$250.

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 from June through August, mixing engineering, art, and technology. Camps run Monday-Friday beginning June 19, 2023.

Loft Literary Center 

Open Book, 1011 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Themed summer creative writing classes for kids. Grades 1-9 full day & grades 10-12 half day. Sessions run July 18 – August 11, 2023. $200-$518/class.

MCAD Youth Summer Camps

2501 Stevens Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Camp inspires kids’ self-expression, encourages creativity, and instills an excitement for learning. Ages 6–12. Sessions run June-August, 2023. $186+.

Northern Clay Center 

2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Campers attend half-day or full-day summer camps exploring clay through wheel-throwing or sculpture building. Also offering some camps at Minnesota Children’s Museum. Ages 6 & up. June 12 – August 18, 2023. $190/half-day camps, $350/full day. (Limited scholarships available, see website for application process).

Potekglass Studio 

2505 NE Howard St C, Minneapolis, MN 55418
Kids Glass & Art Summer Camp sessions. 2023 details TBA.

Studio Seven Art Camp 

708 N 1st St # Cr30, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Full-day painting (July 17-21 & July 31-Aug 4) and drawing classes (June 26-30) in 2023, 8:30am-5pm. Plus swimming and field trips. Ages 7-17. $680 per session.

Textile Center Fiber Art Camp

3000 University Ave SE #100, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Summer camps for kids ages 7-16. 2023 details TBA

Wonderland Creative Center: “Explore the Art of Greece”

Seward Neighborhood, Minneapolis 55406
Campers learn outdoors about art, nature, world cultures and art history. Ages 6-12. July 31-August 4, 2023 or August 7-11, 2023. $370. Teens 13-18 can pay $80 to intern at this camp.


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 on July 10-14, July 17-21, and July 24-28, 2023. $225/week.

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. June 5-August 25, 2023. $125/week.

Rumriver Art Center

2665 4th Ave #103, Anoka, MN 55303
Morning, afternoon and all day one-week art camps throughout the summer. Themes include animal drawing, polymer clay, anime sketchbook and mosaic stained. Camps are for ages 5-17. Sessions run June 12, 2023 to August 31, 2023. $120-$255/session.



Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington, MN 55431
Four sessions of weeklong camps in a variety of art mediums for grades K-12. June 12 – 30 & July 10 – 21, 2023. Registration traditionally opens in March.

Color Me Mine 

3324 Promenade Ave. #100, Eagan, Minnesota 55121
Choose from five themed day camps for ages 7-11.  10am-2pm. Sign up for one or all of them! 2023 dates TBA. $75.00.


Bruentrup Heritage Farm 

2170 County Rd D E, Maplewood, MN 55109
The historic site presents 
Farm-to-Table, Hmong Language, and Arts on the Farm Day Camps for grades 1-6. Plus a culinary camp for teens. July 10-Aug 17, 2023. $220-$330

The Phipps Summer Art Camp

109 Locust St, Hudson, WI 54016
Partial-day and full-day classes offered weekly in drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, art & nature, and more, as well as theater productions and dance. Serves kids ages 3-18. Seven weeks of sessions run June 26-August 18, 2023. $57-$209 per week.


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 from June 12 – Sept. 1, 2023. Cost varies $125-300/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. Sessions run June 12 – August 17, 2023. $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 opportunities in all media throughout the summer to children ages 5-15. Half and full day options for youngest artists and sampler classes are available. All classes are 3 hours long. June-August 2023, $49/single day classes, $196-$255/week-long.

Perpich Arts High School Summer Camp

6125 Olson Memorial Hwy, Golden Valley, MN 55422
A 5 Day Camp is held for grades 6-10.  There are two weeks to choose from: the week of 2023 details TBA.


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 re-inspire creative outdoor play with city-bound youth in uniquely play-focused arts workshops plus tactical and theatrical camps. Camps are designed for mixed-age participation, ages 8-18. 11 sessions of full-day camps (9am-3pm) run June 5- August 11, 2023. Tuition: $445/week. Hurry! Many of these camps were already full in January.

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. Summer sessions run May 30 – September 1, 2023. $85/one-day, $120-$160/multi-day.


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, Ninjsa Spay. Camps offered at both stores beginning June 10th through August 9, 2023. $119. Registration begins 1/15/23.

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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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