Summer Art Camps for Philly Area Kids

Get creative at a summer art camp at Portside Arts Center. Photo courtesy of the center
Get creative at a summer art camp at Portside Arts Center. Photo courtesy of the center

Summer will be here before we know it, and many parents are starting to think about camps. If you have a budding artist in your family, there is no shortage of camp options available in the Philadelphia area. From museums and neighborhood art leagues to paint-your-own ceramic studios, we have assembled a list to fit all levels of artistic ability. Read on for our ideas and get your children registered for a new art experience.

Be sure to browse our camp directory for horseback riding, STEM, and sports camps.

Places featured in this article:


Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Rothman Orthopaedics Roller Rink
Dilworth Park - various times Pick
Dutch Wonderland Carnival Weekend
Dutch Wonderland - various times Pick
Breakfast with the Giraffes
Elmwood Park Zoo - 8:30 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides