Summer Art Camps

Summer Art Camps

Weekly Summer Art Camps for children ages 5 – 15 are designed to stimulate creative expression through projects and activities that change each week. Children have fun, develop important artistic techniques, and learn about the principles of visual art, historical periods, and well-known artists.

  • In-person camps led by professional, experienced, and creative teaching artists
  • Curriculum tailored to three individual age groups
  • Projects and themes vary weekly
  • Small classes, social distancing, daily sanitizing, and other protocols in place and enforced to keep your child safe
  • Tuition includes all art supplies for Summer Art Camps unless otherwise stated
Register by March 4 and use the code SUMCAMP24
to receive the early registration discount of $25 off per registration, per child!

Click here to view the complete summer art camps schedule at-a-glance!


SUMMER CAMP POLICIES

Vaccination Policy: Students attending Summer Art Camps are not required to be vaccinated.

Cancellation Policy: A full refund will be given to students who cancel at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the Summer Camp Session, less a $50 cancellation fee, per registration. No refunds will be given for cancellations received with less than 3 weeks notice before the start of the Summer Camp Session.

Behavior Policy: The Center reserves the right to dismiss any student for inappropriate behavior or failure to comply with The Center’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures. In the case of dismissal, refunds will not be given. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ged Ong, Director of Education Programs and Operations, at [email protected]

Summer Camp Late Pick-Up: The Center for Contemporary Art does not provide childcare. Children must be picked up promptly after camp.

Summer Camp Lunch Policy: Full-day students will need to bring a lunch and beverage each day, which must be NUT-FREE. Students will eat lunch outdoors in the park pavilion with COVID sanitation and social distancing safety measures enforced.

Ask about our Summer Art Camps $20 Sibling Discount!

If you have any further questions, please email us at [email protected]

Click an age group below to learn more:

Ages 5 - 8

Morning Art Camp- 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Young artists spend three mornings engaged in fun and creative two-dimensional projects in painting, drawing, and mixed media and two mornings making pottery in the ceramics studio.

Mixed Media Art Camp- 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Young artists will use a variety of media to complete hands-on art projects that encourage self-expression and develop creative problem solving while having fun.

Ages 6 - 8

Morning or Afternoon Pottery Camp
Young artists spend time exploring their creativity making pottery in the ceramics studio.

Ages 9 - 11

Morning Art Camp- 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Young artists spend two mornings engaged in fun and creative two-dimensional projects in painting, drawing, and mixed media and three mornings making pottery in the ceramics studio.

Afternoon Art Camp- 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Young artists explore a single medium in depth that varies by week.

Ages 12 - 15

Morning Art Camp- 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and/or Afternoon Art Camp- 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Young artists explore a single medium in depth that varies by week.

ASD & Special Needs

Students ages 6-16 will spend six Saturdays exploring a variety of media as they experiment with drawing, painting and sculpture in these 1½ hour Art Camps.

Virtual Camps

If your child is in need of a virtual camp, please contact The Center at 908-234-2345 for more details.

The Center for Contemporary Art
in Bedminster, NJ, is a popular destination for world-class contemporary art exhibitions and community-based arts education and programming.

2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ 07921
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Experiment and Play. Inquire and Discover.

As the premier hub for contemporary art in the region, The Center offers an exceptional variety of in-person and virtual art classes, workshops, summer art camps, rotating art exhibitions, and community partnerships. 

The Center for Contemporary Art recognizes the diversity of its community’s abilities and needs and is committed to enabling all visitors to experience the benefits of arts education. Our community partnerships are designed in response to specific needs and provide an outlet for creative expression in a safe, supportive setting.

All are welcome!

There are many ways to support The Center.

Our mission is made possible by the dedication, involvement, and support of our members, volunteers, staff, sponsors, partners, and donors. Without their support, we could not continue to bring innovative arts programming and exhibitions to our region. Please join our welcoming community of artists and art enthusiasts.