ART CAMP
SUMMER 2023

Registration Opens February 2023!

Expand your creative horizons and make new friends at The James Museum this summer. Week-long summer camps offer a variety of fun, hands-on activities that encourage creative thinking, original art-making, and playful collaboration.

Rising 1st–3rd Graders

for the 2023-24 school year

COLOR SPLASH

Make bright and colorful creations inspired by the museum’s collection of sculptures and paintings.  Think about how artists use color to express feelings and ideas as you experiment with printmaking, mold-making, fiber weaving, painting, and more. 

Dates

June 12-16

Hours

9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Entering Grades

1-3

Cost

$250; $225 for members

Please complete the registration form and submit payment to register for camp.

WILD AT ART

Embark on an artistic adventure as you learn about protecting our planet and living things all around us. Draw inspiration from our furry friends in the gallery and get wildly creative in our studio. Explore fun and messy art techniques like gelli printmaking, clay hand-building, paper collage, and more.

Dates

July 10-14

Hours

9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Entering Grades

1-3

Cost

$250; $225 for members

Please complete the registration form and submit payment to register for camp.

Rising 4-6th Graders

for the 2023-24 school year

S.T.E.A.M. Spectacular

Think BIG, bold, and out-of-the-box as you design, experiment, and construct. Combine science, technology, engineering, art, and math to create dynamic 2D and 3D works. Design your own art bot, build with unique materials, produce a short film, and try large scale pendulum painting.

Dates

June 26-30

Hours

9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Entering Grades

4-6

Cost

$250; $225 for members

Please complete the registration form and submit payment to register for camp.

Mix It Up

Explore the fun of combining art media to create your own 2D and 3D masterpieces. Learn about mixed media artists in the collection and get curious about mixing your own art materials such as metals, wax, clay, paint, and ink.  

Dates

July 24-28

Hours

9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Entering Grades

4-6

Cost

$250; $225 for members

Please complete the registration form and submit payment to register for camp.

Daily Camp Schedule

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m.

Drop off

Art making fun!

Lunch & outdoor play

Art making fun!

Pick-up

Things to Know

Questions?

Please see FAQs below or contact us.
Stacy Stockdale, Education Manager, Youth & Family Programs
727-892-4200 ext. 1010 or stacy.stockdale@thejamesmuseum.org

FAQs

Camps have one instructor and two teen assistants. The maximum capacity for art camp is 12 campers.

Yes, you may choose to register your child for multiple camps within their age group.

Daily Drop-off & Pick-up
We kindly ask that parents/guardians enter through The James Museum front entrance on the first day of camp to check-in their child. Check in stations will be located on the 1st floor in the main lobby. Please bring a photo ID. After the first day parents may use the bus lane for curbside drop-off & pick-up located in front of the museum on Central Avenue.

Out of respect for our camp staff and volunteers we kindly ask that you pick up your child in a timely manner. A $25 late fee will be charged each day your child is picked up after their specified time.

Dress comfortably in clothing that can get dirty. We recommend that children bring a sweater as the museum is chilly. As a reminder, “Roller or Heely” shoes are not allowed at the museum.

We do not offer before or after care.

Yes, there will be a lunch time from 12-1 p.m.. Please pack a lunch, 2 daily snacks, and a water bottle for your child. Lunches will not be refrigerated or heated. Please let the instructor know if your child has any food allergies. Weather permitting, lunch will be at Pioneer Park. Alternatively, lunch will be held in the children’s studio. Snacks will not be provided, but scheduled breaks will be in the morning & afternoon.

Registrations: Payment is due at the time of registration. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited for each camp.

Cancellations: The James Museum reserves the right to cancel any session that does not meet the minimum enrollment, in which a full refund will be given.

Refunds: Refunds will be made in full up to seven days prior to the class starting date. No refund will be given after the seven-day period.

Who can we contact in case of an emergency or for any reason?

Stacy Stockdale

Education Manager,
Youth & Family Programs
727-892-4200 x1010

Julie Matus

Director of Education
727-892-4200 x1006

The James Museum

Guest Services
727-892-4200