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Top 10 Summer Art Camps across America

Updated on February 18, 2016

Camps Across America

#1. Dance New Amsterdam, Broadway Dance Intensive, @ NYC

All Across America there are lots of great camps to go to! Performing arts camps this summer are popular, where you can have lots of fun learning to perform and entertain. Age ranges for these camps are 9 years old to 20 plus years old. We will start with New York City, as it is the center of performing arts.

Dance New Amsterdam Broadway Dance Intensive

Dates: July - August Ages 14 - 18 Tuition $1400 Housing $800 No Audition Required Contact # 1-888-497-3553

This camp is cream of the crop for performing arts!


#2. Long Lake Camp for the Arts @ Lake George, NY

You get to make your own schedule for activities! Ceramics, fine art with 20 different art studios, acting, music, film dance and theater. Great Reviews

Featuring three week camps for 5550.00, 4 week camps for 9350.00 ,Ages 9-16 Located in New York State in the Adirondack Park and are members of the New York State Camp Directors Association. E-Mail: Tel: 800 767 7111

#3. Pepperdine Film Making Camp


#3. Pepperdine University Digital Film making @ Malibu California

Dates July - August Ages 12 - 18 Tuition $1500 No Audition Required Contact # 888-497-3553

The great thing about this camp is you get to work with some great equipment, from the college. Many of the College students are helping out as well so students can experience a college classroom atmosphere.

California Art Camp

#4. Art Camp @ Agoura Hills, Califonia

Art Camp is for ages 6-16 and they have lots of fun there. 27400 Canwood St, Agoura Hills, California 1-818-386-1108 ‎looking for a dynamic summer experience this summer? This California summer art camp will not disappoint you!

#5. Camp Foley in Minnesota


#5. Camp Foley in Pine River, Minnesota

Camp Foley is a really fun week long camp in the summer, it has all kinds of activities, but they also feature art, woodworking,drama,video,dance, fencing and fitness too!

Camp Foley
9303 Father Foley Drive
Pine River, MN 56474
USA Tel: (218) 543-6161 Fax: (218) 543-4269

#6. Camp Chief Ouray in Colorado


#6. Camp Chief Ouray in Granby Colorado

This awesome camp was founded in 1908 over 100 years old set in beautiful Colorado Rockies the camp is surrounded by 5,100 acres. there are plenty of things to do. This camp is VERY affordable. Drama, arts and crafts are incorporated into the program.


Camp Chief Ouray |
PO Box 648
Granby, CO 80446
Tel: 970-887-2648
Denver: 303-443-4743 x 1902

Fax: 303-648-5949

# 7. E'magination Computer Camps,Connecticut | Georgia | Illinois | Massachusetts | Pennsylvania


Computer Camp

Do you want to learn how to make computer games, or how to create an animated film? They also work with and design robots and radio controlled cars. Have you always wanted to make an APP for your phone? This is one of the coolest of camps ever, Imagination!

#8 School of Rock Across America


School of Rock offers summer, winter and spring break rock music camps, designed for musicians of all skill levels who play guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals. A great way to learn about preforming professionally and break out of your shell!

# 9 Apple Camp!

Free Workshop,

A fun, free workshop where kids become filmmakers.

At Apple Camp, kids ages 8-12 learn how to shoot their own footage, create an original song in Garage Band on an i-pad, and put it all together in i-Movie on a Mac. This free workshop, held at the Apple Store, spans three days and ends with campers debuting their masterpieces at the Apple Camp Film Festival.

Pali Camp Adventures

#10 MOVIE MAKE-UP Camp @ Pali Adventures

Camp Pali Adventures

  • P.O. Box 2237, 30778 Hwy 18
    Running Springs, CA 92382, U.S.A.

THE CAMP OF CHOICE! A unique summer experience, nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, Pali offers 16 amazing specialties, including Secret Agent, Water sports, Fashion Design, Culinary, Film, Girl Power and more. 100% free-choice afternoon electives, awesome night activities, great facilities, world-class staff and much more GREAT FUN!

More Camp Ideas!

Oregon Fine Art Camps

  • Cannon Beach Arts Association 1064 S Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, OR(503) 436-0744 ‎ · Saturday, June 23, 6-8 pm. Cannon Beach Summer Art Camp.
  • Maude Kern's Art Center 1910 E 15th Ave, Eugene, OR(541) 345-1571 ‎young adult · jello · ceramics"541.345.1571 / Fax 541.345.6248. Monday to Friday: 10.00 AM - 5.30 PM, Saturday: 12.00 PM - 4.00 PM.
  • Spring Break Art Camp at the Art Center."- My Masterpiece Art Studio 7905 SW Cirrus Dr, Beaverton, OR(503) 453-3700 ‎ · pottery · drawing
  • Musical Beginnings 9815 NE Covington Rd, Vancouver, WA(360) 882-0501 ‎ · Summer Rock Band Camp. Drama and Choir - Registration. Summer Drama and Art Camps.
  • Kindermusik, Drama Camps, Hoffman Center Manzanita, OR(503) 368-3846 ‎ · Category: Art Gallery"Art Art Camp author Ceramics Chelsea Cain Clay concert costume party Dark & Stormy dell'Arte Doyle Drama Erica Bauermeister Films fun Fund raising .
  • Fine Art Starts 102 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR(503) 723-9661
  • Willowbrook arts camp 5759-5970 SW Nyberg Ln, Tualatin, OR(503) 691-6132
  • Category: Art Gallery "At Gallery One, you can browse through the art and in the summer they have day classes During the summer, in Ohio 7003 Center St. Mentor, OH 44060, 440-255-1200 / 800-621-1141

Locations of Camps

show route and directions
A markerDance New Amsrterdam ,NYC -
Dance New Amsterdam, 280 Broadway #1, New York, NY 10007, USA
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B markerLong Lake Camp, Lake George ,NY -
Lake George, NY 12845, USA
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C markerPepperdine University -
Pepperdine University Malibu Campus, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Malibu, CA 902
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D markerAgoura Hills California -
Agoura Hills, CA, USA
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E markerPine River Minnesota -
Pine River, MN, USA
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F markerGranby Colorado -
Granby, CO, USA
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G markerrunning Springs, California -
Running Springs, CA, USA
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H markeroregon -
Oregon, USA
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    Mindy 4 years ago from Cottage Grove, Oregon

    Thank you Ms Dora! I was surprised myself :)

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    Dora Weithers 4 years ago from The Caribbean

    Mindyjgirl, thanks for this great list of summer camps--everything from makeup to movies. Parents should keep this as a reference guide. Voted Up and Useful!