Art Labs Camps

Learn some new artistic skills and create amazing things during our fine art camps! 

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Art Labs: Summer Camps @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center


Join us this summer for 10 weeks of summer camps in our art studio for ages 8-11 and 12-17. All camps will focus on a specific area of art like Painting, Ceramics, Character Drawing and more! 


Looking for camps for your age group all summer at the Arts and Heritage Center?
We alternate age groups between the art studio and makerspace. For weeks our Art Labs camps don't serve your age group: Check out our Maker Labs making and engineering camps for ages 8-11 & 12-17 HERE.  



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DRAWING YOUTH

Maker Labs: Circuits (Ages 12-17)
Learn about electrical components and learn to solder as you build circuits with motors, LED lights and more, turning them into artistic projects throughout the week.
Tuesday-Friday May 28th-31st, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

Art Labs: Drawing (Ages 8-11)
Learn the Concepts of sketching, proportion, shading and more during this drawing-focused camp. Students will use different drawing tools and techniques throughout camp as they develop their drawing skills. 
Tuesday-Friday May 28th-31st, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- FULL- WAITLIST SPOTS OPEN

DRAWING YOUTH

ENGINEERING

Art Labs: Character Drawing (Ages 12-17)
If you like to create characters and draw them out, this camp is for you. We'll explore figure drawing in different styles including anime and graphic novel styles. Students are encouraged to bring examples of previous characters to class with them.
Monday-Friday June 3rd-8th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- FULL- WAITLIST SPOTS OPEN

Maker Labs: Mechanics (Ages 12-17)
Make games, machines and other contraptions with everyday materials while learning about simple machines and mechanisms during this week-long camp.
Monday-Friday June 10th-14th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

WEAVING 2

Art Labs: Fiber Art (Ages 8-11)
Hand sewing, braiding, beading and weaving are some of the skills you'll learn during this survey of different fiber arts techniques.
Monday-Friday June 10th-14th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- FULL- WAITLIST SPOTS OPEN

3D PRINTING YOUTH

Maker Labs: 3D Printing (Ages 12-17)
Get an introduction to 3D printing and 3D design by making your own creations during this camp. Participants will learn the ins and outs of making a design for 3D printing, testing it out and refining it as needed. Participants will finish this camp with multiple 3D prints to take home.
Monday-Tuesday/Thursday-Friday June 17th-18th & 20th-21st, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

CERAMICS YOUTH

Art Labs: Ceramics (Ages 8-11)
Flex those creative muscles and make some ceramics with us during this camp. You'll hand build, throw on the wheel. paint and glaze as you make functional and fun pottery throughout the week.
Monday-Tuesday/Thursday-Friday June 17th-18th & 20th-21st, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- FULL- WAITLIST SPOTS OPEN

Outdoor Art

Outdoor Art (Ages 11-17) @ Meadowbrook Park 
Create art that's made specifically to live outdoors and be viewed by the public! Chat with local artists who specialize in outdoor art, learn how to make art that can stand up to the elements and art that's made from natural materials as you spend this week's camp outside making art.
Ages 12-17- Monday-Tuesday/Thursday-Friday June 17-21, 9am-4pm @ Meadowbrook Park, Shelter #1- REGISTER HERE

MACHINE SEWING

Maker Labs: Machine Sewing Basics (Ages 12-17)
Learn how to use a sewing machine during this week-long camp! Sew a number of small sewing projects as you get to know a sewing machine and learning sewing terminology. We provide the sewing machines and basic supplies, participants will be asked to provide some fabrics and notions. A supply list will be sent out 2 weeks before camp starts.
Monday-Friday June 24th-28th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

PAINTING YOUTH 2

Art Labs: Painting (Ages 8-11)
If you like to paint and want to take your painting skills up to the next level, this camp is for you. During this skill building intensive camp you'll get the opportunity to expand your skills and experiment with new types of paint under the guidance of our teaching artists and paint multiple paintings to take home at the end of the week.
Monday-Friday June 24th-28th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- FULL- WAITLIST SPOTS OPEN

PAINTING YOUTH

Art Labs: Painting (Ages 12-17)
If you like to paint and want to take your painting skills up to the next level, this camp is for you. During this skill building intensive camp you'll get the opportunity to expand your skills and experiment with new types of paint under the guidance of our teaching artists and paint multiple paintings to take home at the end of the week.
Monday-Friday July 8th-12th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

PUPPETS

Maker Labs: Puppets (Ages 8-11)
Sock puppets, stick puppets, marionettes and more! Participants will learn how to make multiple kinds of puppets during this week long camp.
Monday-Friday July 15th-19th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

CERAMICS

Art Labs: Ceramics (Ages 12-17)
Flex those creative muscles and make some ceramics with us during this camp. You'll hand build, throw on the wheel. paint and glaze as you make functional and fun pottery throughout the week.
Monday-Friday July 15th-19th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- FULL- WAITLIST SPOTS OPEN

SEWN CIRCUIT OWL

Maker Labs: eTextiles & Wearables (Ages 12-17)
Spend the week merging high tech and low tech as you combine fashion with technology to make electronic creations you can wear.
Monday-Friday July 22nd-26th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

SCULPTURE

Art Labs: Sculpture (Ages 8-11)
This week is all about 3D art! You'll learn to make sculptures out of paper, cardboard, found objects, fabrics and more during this camp. There will be no kiln fired ceramics during this camp.
Monday-Friday July 22nd-26th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- FULL-WAITLIST SPOTS OPEN

PAINTING YOUTH 3

Art Labs: Large-Scale Painting (Ages 12-17)
Art Labs participants will learn tips and tricks to expand their painting skills while working the Theatre Academy's production of CATS to create large-scale paintings for props, backdrops and more. These paintings will be used in Friday's performance.
Monday-Friday July 29th-August 2nd, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

ART MASK

Art Labs: Artist's Choice (Ages 12-17)
The artists lead the way during this camp, choosing whichever media they'd like to spend the day working in. Teaching artists will introduce daily projects but campers get to choose their own artistic path for the day. Kiln fired ceramics are not available during this camp.
Monday-Friday August 5th-9th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

MECHANICAL HAND

Maker Labs: Tinkering (Ages 8-11)
The makers are in charge during this week's camp, choosing what tools and materials they'd like to tinker with each day. Instructors will introduce projects daily but campers will have full license to explore their own making pathways. 3D printing will not be available during this camp.
Monday-Friday August 5th-9th, 9am-4pm @ JoCo Arts & Heritage Center- REGISTER HERE

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Art Labs: Winter Break Camp (Ages 8-11)

Join us for winter break artistic explorations for ages 8-11. 

Check back for camp listings this summer.