summer art camps at aac

Arlington Arts Center's popular summer art camps explore the elements of artmaking through thematic and technique-focused projects! Lessons are designed to strengthen skills while encouraging campers to experiment and be inventive with traditional and non-traditional art materials. AAC's summer camps offer:

  • Easy online registration
  • $175 per session for ages 4 - 10
  • $195 per session for ages 11 - 18
  • Complimentary before-care begins at 9 am for students enrolled in morning camps
  • Complimentary after-care until 5 pm for students enrolled in afternoon camps
  • Supervised lunch break for campers enrolled in both morning and afternoon camps (please bring a nut-free brown bag lunch)

AAC Members receive up to a 15% discount on class tuition!


2017 Children Summer Camps: Ages 4 - 6


WEEK ONE
Mon – Fri., June 26 – 30
Hilarious Animals | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Treasure Trove | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK TWO
Mon – Fri., July 10 – 14
Look, Learn, Draw | 10 am – 12:30 pm
The Birthday pARTy! | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK SIX
Mon – Fri., August 7 – 11
Dinosaur Discoveries | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Fantasy Forests | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK THREE
Mon – Fri., July 17 – 21
In the Round | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Jungle Journeys | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK SEVEN
Mon – Fri., August 14 – 18
Creative Inspirations | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Deep Sea/Space Discoveries | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK FOUR
Mon – Fri., July 24 – 28
5 Adventures in 5 Days | 10 am – 12:30 pm
INTERDISCIPLINARIUM | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK EIGHT
Mon – Fri., August 21 – 25
Color Capers | 10 am – 12:30 pm
INTERDISCIPLINARIUM | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK FIVE
Mon – Fri., July 31 – August 4
Flight of Imagination | 10 am – 12:30 pm
The World Around Us | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK NINE
Mon – Fri., August 28 – Sept 1
Brushes & Palettes | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Bug Out | 1:30 – 4 pm

2017 Children Summer Camps: Ages 7 - 10


WEEK ONE
Mon – Fri., June 26 – 30
Mystical Creatures | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Painting from Pictures | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK TWO
Mon – Fri., July 10 – 14
Painting at the Easel | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Visual Illusions & Game Arts | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK SIX
Mon – Fri., August 7 – 11
Comic Book Comp. | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Drawing 101 | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK THREE
Mon – Fri., July 17 – 21
Art Trekkers | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Magnificent Murals | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK SEVEN
Mon – Fri., August 14 – 18
Book Illustration | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Celebrating Contemporary Artists | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK FOUR
Mon – Fri., July 24 – 28
INTERDISCIPLINARIUM | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Into the 3rd Dimension | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK EIGHT
Mon – Fri., August 21 – 25
INTERDISCIPLINARIUM | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Take the Plunge | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK FIVE
Mon – Fri., July 31 – August 4
Drawing Perspectives | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Strange Landscapes | 1:30 – 4 pm
WEEK NINE
Mon – Fri., August 28 – Sept 1
Amazing Architects | 10 am – 12:30 pm
Scaled-Up & Monster-Sized | 1:30 – 4 pm

2017 Pre-Teen Summer Camps: Ages 11 - 14


WEEK TWO
Mon – Fri., July 10 – 14
Becoming an Artist | 1:30 – 4 pm

WEEK THREE
Mon – Fri., July 17 – 21
Adventures in Paper Arts | 1:30 – 4 pm

WEEK FOUR
Mon – Fri., July 24 – 28
Fund. of Drawing | 1:30 – 4 pm

WEEK FIVE
Mon – Fri., July 31 – August 4
INTERDISCIPLINARIUM | 1:30 – 4 pm

WEEK SIX
Mon – Fri., August 7 – 11
Comic Book Comp. | 10 am – 12:30 pm

WEEK SEVEN
Mon – Fri., August 14 – 18
Fund. of Painting | 10 am – 12:30 pm

WEEK EIGHT
Mon – Fri., August 21 – 25
Book Illustration & Design | 10 am – 12:30 pm


2017 Teen Summer Camps: Ages 14 - 18


WEEK THREE
Mon – Fri., July 17 – 21
Becoming an Artist | 10 am – 12:30 pm
WEEK FOUR
Mon – Fri., July 24 – 28
Fund. of Drawing | 10 am - 12:30 pm
WEEK SIX
Mon – Fri., August 7 – 11
Contemporary Landscapes | 1:30 – 4 pm

WEEK SEVEN
Mon – Fri., August 14 – 18
Fund. of Painting | 1:30 – 4 pm