How to find Art day camps

  1. Use our search filters and choose Category = Arts. Choose the Sub-categories you like: crafts, dance, drama, film, music, photography, pottery, or visual art.

  2. Enter your child's age and rising grade.

  3. Narrow by location, date, and times as desired.

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Visual Art Camps

Not just about drawing and painting. You may learn printmaking, make a book, create cartoons, or build sculptures. Messy Art is quite popular and is the perfect "not-in-my-house activity" for summer camp.

Asheville Visual Art Campsfigure drawing at summer art camp

Charleston Visual Art Camps

Charlotte Visual Art Camps

Columbia Visual Art Camps

Triad Visual Art Camps

Triangle Visual Art Camps

Upstate Visual Art Camps



Pottery & Ceramics

Play with clay, paint some pots, or try the potter's wheel.


Asheville Pottery Campsgirl molding clay at pottery camp

Charleston Pottery Camps

Charlotte Pottery Camps

Columbia Pottery Camps

Triad Pottery Camps

Triangle Pottery Camps

Upstate Pottery Camps



Crafting Camps

This is a hodge-podge category with a lot of unique options. Weaving, woodworking, jewelry, tie-dye projects, and more.

Asheville Craft Campswoodworking project at summer camp

Charleston Craft Camps

Charlotte Craft Camps

Columbia Craft Camps

Triad Craft Camps

Triangle Craft Camps

Upstate Craft Camps



Photography Camps

Learn digital photography and editing for Instagram success.


Asheville Photography Campslearn special photography effects at summer camp

Charleston Photography Camps

Charlotte Photography Camps

Columbia Photography Camps

Triad Photography Camps

Triangle Photography Camps

Upstate Photography Camps



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Dance Camps

There are always Princess Dance camps for the preschool crowd. Older dancers can check out ballet, hip hop and jazz camps. You may even find Irish dancing.


Asheville Dance Campsdoing splits at summer ballet camp

Charleston Dance Camps

Charlotte Dance Camps

Columbia Dance Camps

Triad Dance Camps

Triangle Dance Camps

Upstate Dance Camps



thespian masks

Drama Camps

One of the most popular summer camp activities, drama camps encompass musical theatre, improv and comedy, and Shakespeare. Whether you're looking to improve acting skills or just be more comfortable on stage, there is a drama camp for you. Note that many production camps are two weeks.

Asheville Drama Campsa production of Annie at summer theatre camp

Charleston Drama Camps

Charlotte Drama Camps

Columbia Drama Camps

Triad Drama Camps

Triangle Drama Camps

Upstate Drama Camps



music notes

Music Camps

Summer is a great time to experiment with a musical instrument or try something new in a group setting.


Asheville Music Campsgirls singing at summer chorus camp

Charleston Music Camps

Charlotte Music Camps

Columbia Music Camps

Triad Music Camps

Triangle Music Camps

Upstate Music Camps

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