2022 Twin Cities Summer Camps: Art Camps

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Full and half-day workshops for 11 weeks, from June 13-September 2. Over 125 workshops  mixing engineering, art, and technology.
Build large LEGO installations, sew stuffed animals, and paint.
Make wood projects and explore electricity.
Design and create toys, fairy villages, ginormous board games.
Build and play in the extraordinary outdoor Adventure Playground!
Exceptional opportunities for teens, including welding, pewter casting, drones, tabletops games and miniatures, robots, woodworking, metalworking, sewing, 3D printing and laser engraving.

150 W 60th St

-$220 /week for half-day
-$50 or $125 /week scholarship rates

Ages: 6-17

Camp runs Monday-Friday

More Creative Arts Camps

8 Metro Area parks: Theo Wirth, Tony Schmidt Regional, French Regional, Moir & Oak Grove Elementary, West Bush Lake, Bryant Lake Regional and Caponi Art 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 13 – September 2, 2022. $438/week. 


2613 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Full & half-day options plus extended care for grades K-12. Sessions run early June – late August, 2022. $128-$330.


Bloomington Center for the Arts, 1800 W Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington, MN 55431
One-week camps in a variety of art mediums for grades 1-3. June 13-August 5, 2022. Registration opens March 15th.


1459 St. Clair Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105
2022 Passport to Australia & New Zealand. One-week youth summer art camps for ages 4-12. July 11-15, 2022 and July 18-22, 2022. $200-$395. 

ARTrageous Adventures 

2121 W 21st St, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Featuring school age art camp programs. Three 1-week programs for ages 5-11. June 27, 2022, July 18, 2022 and August 8, 2022. $300.

Athena Music & Leadership Camp

Athena Music & Leadership Camp is open to students ages 11-18.  Camp runs for 5 days at Bethel University offering both sleeping away camp and day camp options.  $750 for Residential Camp, $550 for Day Camp

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. Camp sessions run July 11 through August 11, 2022. $80-$190.00.

Camp Discovery at New Horizons 

Twin Cities, St. Cloud, Rochester
Day camps offered in a variety of subjects for ages 5-10. Prices vary by location and program. June through August 2022.

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! 2022 dates TBA. $75.00.

Discovering U

University of Minnesota Youth Programs, 123 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Hands-on arts camps with unique topics. Sessions run June 13-August 26, 2022. Ages 6-13. $349-$374 per week.

Edina Art Center

Fred Richards Park, 4400 Parklawn Ave, Edina, MN 55435
Edina Art staff will be running weekly four-day camps throughout the summer. Sessions run June 13-August 18, 2022. Ages 6-12. Half days $160; Full days: $320.

FOCI Center for Glass Arts 

213 Snelling Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Kids Glass Camp is a five-day camp for kids ages 9-13 and Teen Glassblowing & Flameworking Camps are for ages 13-17. Summer sessions run June 13-August 12, 2022. $350-$495.

Great River School Summer Camp 

1326 Energy Park Dr, St Paul, MN 55108
Summer camps offered as weekly sessions, Mon-Thurs for ages 4-16. June 20 to August 11, 2022. $175-$350.

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 4-10. Summer sessions run late May to late August, 2022. $160.


1023 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343 
860 W 78th St, Chanhassen, MN 55317
Full of creating and playing. Themes include cardboard forts, princess & fairy, Doc McStuffins, slime, science, Octonauts, LEGO, and Pinkalicious. Camps offered at both stores beginning June 27th through August 19, 2022. $89-$119.

Loft Literary Center / Minnesota Center for Book Arts 

Macalester College, St Paul
Combines bookmaking with the storytelling. Materials supplied. 2022 dates TBA. $277.50.

Northern Clay Center 

2424 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Half-day or full-day summer camps exploring clay through wheel-throwing or sculpture building. June 13 – August 19, 2022 for ages 6+  $185/half-day; $335/full-day (limited scholarships available, see website for application process).

North Suburban Center for the Arts (F/K/A Banfill-Locke House)

Kids Art Camp offers week long sessions for ages 8-14. July 11-29, 2022. $200/week or $500/3 weeks.

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 June 20 or July 1.  $25/half day camp, $50 for full day camp

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. June 27-Aug 12, 2022. Ages 3-18. $34-$290.

Potekglass Studio 

2505 NE Howard St C, Minneapolis, MN 55418
Kids Glass & Art Summer Camp sessions. 2022 schedule and details TBA soon.

Platinum Dance

5300 Edina Industrial Blvd, Suite 300 Edina, MN 55439
3311 County Rd. 101, Suite 100, Wayzata, MN 55391
One-day to four-day dance camps or 6-week class sessions offered offered in a variety of themes. May-August. Ages 3-9+. $55+.

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 13, 2022 to September 1, 2022. $115-$225/session.

Studio Seven Art Camp 

708 N 1st St # Cr30, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Full-day painting and drawing classes (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm). Drawing: June 20-24, 2022; Painting: July 18-22, 2022 or August 1-5, 2022. $650.

Textile Center Fiber Art Camp

3000 University Ave SE #100, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Summer camps for kids ages 7-16. 2022 details TBA. $144-$185.

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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.

Camps we hope to see return in 2022

Perpich Summer Arts Camp 

6125 Olson Memorial Hwy, Golden Valley, MN 55422
Week long camps explore animation, photography, drawing, fiber art, papermaking, music, theater, improv, and more | The school has made the decision to not offer classes in 2021, but hope that things will be back to normal in 2022.

Simply Jane 

Full and half-day summer art camp options with after care available. 2021 dates TBA | ages 5+ | $150-$300/session plus supply fee, discount before Apr 1 and for members.  Simply Jane has not yet found new studio space and will be concentrating on future classes this summer.

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