2020 Twin Cities Summer Camps: Art Camps

Kids can get creative all summer long with camps that specialize in arts, crafts, printmaking, pottery, textile arts and more. Please check out our Featured Listings – they make our 2020 Twin Cities Summer Camp Guide possible!


kids showing their creations at franconia sculpture park camp
Franconia Sculpture Park is now hosting three weeks of summer camps for kids! We offer a safe, fun, and inspiring space for youth to create, engage, and explore. All camps are focused on sculpture and installation art. THIS CAMP HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THE 2021 SEASON.
  • July 6-10, 12-4pm: Youth Aged 8-13

  • July 13-17, 12-4pm: Youth Aged 8-13

  • July 20-24, 12-4pm: Teen Intensive (Grades 9-12)

COST: Half-Day Camps – $225/week. Snacks and art materials provided.

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Adventures in Cardboard | 8 metro parks
This program seeks to re-inspire creative outdoor play with city-bound youth in uniquely play-focused arts workshops. Sessions run early June 8 – August 21, 2020 | ages 8-18 | $399/week. TRADITIONAL SUMMER CAMP HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020, see website for alternative offerings.

Articulture | Minneapolis
Full & half-day options plus extended care. Sessions run early June – late August | grades pre-K-6. ONLINE CAMPS ONLY FOR 2020.

ArtStart | Held at Mount Zion, 1300 Summit Ave., St. Paul
Creative cultural camps exploring Peru & Ecuador through art. Sessions run late July 6-10, 13-17, 20-24 & 27-31 | Ages 4-Teen | $185-$325 ONLINE CAMPS ONLY FOR 2020.

ARTrageous Adventures | Minneapolis
School age programs in July & August, 2020 | Grades K-5 | $350

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts | Fridley
Kids Art Camp offers week long sessions, June 15-August 7, 2020 | ages 11-16 | $165-$195 ONLINE CAMPS ONLY FOR 2020.

Courageous heARTS | Minneapolis
Four-day camps running July 6-Aug 14, 2020 | ages 10-18 | $75/session with discounts for multiple weeks.

Edina Art Center | Edina
Art camp classes usually run Tues-Thurs throughout the summer | students in grades 2-12 | $95 non-members/$84 members – $10 for supervised lunch. CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

FOCI Center for Glass Arts | Minneapolis
Kids Glass Camp sessions run June 15 to late August 7, 2020 | ages 9-13 & 14-18 | $300+

Great River Summer Camp | St. Paul
Summer camps offered as weekly sessions, Mon-Thurs, run June 22 to early August, 2020 | ages 4-16 | $175-$350 

Heartfelt | Minneapolis
Summer Craft Camps | grades K+ | Themes include, Fairy, Pioneer, Enchanted Crafts, Horse Lovers Favorites & Magic Wool | register by phone or in person. | grades K-7 | $140-$200. VIRTUAL CAMP FLYER IS NOW AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE.

Highpoint Center for Printmaking | Minneapolis
Summer camps offered in June and July | Ages 8-11 and 9+ | $300-$315/session | See the website for classes and registration instructions. CANCELLED THROUGH JULY 6, 2020.

Kidcreate Studio | Eden Prairie, Savage & Woodbury
Full, half-day or one-day mini-camp options and extended lunch hour sessions run late May to late August | ages 3-12 | $75-$155/session

kiddywampus | Hopkins
Full of creating and playing, classes in July and August 2020 | ages 4-9 | $109+

Leonardo’s Basement | Minneapolis
A variety of half-day workshops with extended care option sessions. June 8 – August 28, 2020  | ages 6-17 | $50-$200/session.

Loft Literary Center | Minneapolis
The Loft Young Writers’ Program hosts sessions that run in week-long blocks July & Aug, full and half-day options | ages 6-17 | $262-$525/session ONLINE SESSIONS ONLY FOR 2020.

Minnesota Center for Book Arts | Minneapolis
Courses for ages six through teen June-August | $165 + material fees/session ONLINE SESSIONS ONLY FOR 2020.

Minnetonka Center for the Arts | Wayzata
Courses for ages 5 through 15. June 8, 2020-August 21, 2020 | $47 (for one half-day camp) to on average of $235 (for a week/5 half-days) PENDING FOR SUMMER 2020.

Northern Clay Center | Minneapolis
Half-day or full-day summer camps exploring clay through wheel-throwing or sculpture building. Offered June 29-August for ages 6+ $185-$335/session.

Perpich Summer Arts Camp | Golden Valley
Week long camps explore animation, photography, drawing, fiber art, papermaking, music, theater, improv, and more at Perpich Summer Arts Camp. | June 22, 2020-August 7, 2020 | For students entering grades 6–12. | $120 – $200 

The Phipps Summer Art Camp | Hudson, WI
Partial-day and full-day classes offered weekly in drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, art & nature, and more, as well as theater productions and dance | ages 4-teen | Registration is open until class is filled. VIRTUAL CAMP ONLY FOR 2020.

Potekglass Studio | Minneapolis
Kids Glass & Art Summer Camp sessions offered in July | Camps for ages 9-11 & 12-14 | $375

Rumriver Art Center | Anoka
Morning, afternoon and all day one-week art camps throughout the summer. Sessions run June 15 to late August, 2020, with limited spaces | ages 5-17 | $115-$225/session.

Simply Jane | Minneapolis
Full and half-day summer art camp options with after care available. Sessions run June 8-September 4, 2020 | ages 5+ | $150-$300/session plus supply fee, discount before Apr 1 and for members.

Studio Seven Art Camp | Minneapolis
Full-day painting and drawing classes June-August | ages 7-17 | $580/session (2019 price)

Textile Center | Minneapolis
Virtual Kit camps are week-long camps that include an at-home kit and Zoom led classes. July 6-August 21, 2020; 9 am – noon, 1 – 4 pm, or 9 am – 3 pm | ages 6-16 | $157.50-$335.00/session

Is your camp missing? We would love to include it in our Summer Camp Guide. Inclusion is FREE. Click this link to sign up to learn how to be included.

2019 Summer Camps that May Still Be Announced for 2020:

Bruentrup Heritage Farm | Maplewood
Campers discover their artistic side and let imaginations soar. Camp runs one week in July, 9am-4pm | grades 5-8 | $150/session

Return to: FFTC’s Guide to 2020 Twin Cities Summer Camps

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