Fine Arts Camps
"Art can transform lives. It gives us the power to question, to confront, to explore, and to challenge how we think about the world." -Lucy Liu
While all of our on-site fine arts camps are listed below, we hold even more fine arts camps at other Johnson County Park and Recreation District locations, including Roeland Park Community Center (ages 6-10), Mill Creek Activity Center (ages 6-12), New Century Fieldhouse (ages 6-12), and NEW!, with our partners the City of Prairie Village, Prairie Village Community Center (ages 4-7). You can read all about those here!
Before and After Open Studio
Open Studio allows participants of camps hosted in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center to have open work time with instructors available as resources. Open Studio is available from 7:30am to 9am before instructional time begins, and from 4 pm to 5:30 pm after instructional time ends. Pre-registration is appreciated, you may do so by calling our main line at 913.826.ARTS(2787).
STEAM Camp (Ages 6-10)
Teaching Artists: Marcianne Wagner-Heaton and Allison Bowman
Grow rock candy crystals, create conductive collages, deconstruct books, and make slime crossing science, technology, engineering and math with the arts! Camp activities run from 9 am to 4 pm. Open Studio is available for an additional fee.
Register: Week 1 December 23-December 27*, 9am-4pm
Register: Week 2 December 30-January 3*, 9am-4pm
*The Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center is CLOSED on Wednesday, December 25 and Wednesday, January 1. Additionally, we will be closing at 5pm on Tuesday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 31.
Ceramics Camp (Ages 10-15)
Teaching Artist: Sarah Veak
From hand-building to wheel-throwing, you will explore the involved medium of clay. Students will work with a ceramics artist to create both functional and aesthetic works of art!
Register: March 16-March 20, 9am-4pm
Intermediate to advanced art students can focus on the development of their own artistic niche through a thematic lens as they discover new artistic approaches. Open Studio is available for an additional fee, see above. Email for details.
Art Labs (Ages 10-15)