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Top Arts & Crafts Camps in South Bay

Published Apr 27, 2016 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

Is your child creative and wanting to create their own masterpiece this summer? There aren't many limits to a child's imagination, so here are just a few great camps where they can put their art on display:

Top Arts & Crafts Camps in South Bay

Step aside Picasso. Move over Martha Stewart. We’ve got a new generation of awesome arts and crafts experts. Let your kids & their creativity run wild at the top arts and crafts camps in your local community. Whether your kids like painting, drawing, ceramics, or film ChatterBlock is your one stop resource for the most creative camps in town.

Harker School

Full and half-day programs are available in a wide range of afternoon activities. Whether you're interested in learning a new skill, hands-on enrichment activities or swimming, The Harker School is sure to have the perfect option!

Programs are available for all ages from preschool to grade 12.

West Valley Summer College 4 Kids

West Valley College’s Community Education provides not for credit classes to the communities of Silicon Valley.

Among the art classes offered are Creating the Graphic Novel/Digital Comics, Film Appreciation, Jurion WeDo Lego Robotics, and Basic Flash Animation.

Stratford School

Stratford School's Hidden Talent Art Camps will introduce high-quality, college-level fine art media to elementary students.

Students will enjoy learning techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and mixed Media.

Environmental Volunteers 

Environmental Volunteers offers the "Explore!" Summer Day Camp, and Girls in Science Camp at the EcoCenter, in the beautiful Palo Alto Baylands. At "Explore!", kids will enjoy hands-on science activities, and choose among different activities, including crafts, games, and sports; while at the popular Girls in Science camp, every day is a new adventure with hiking, exploring, creating, making new friends, playing games, and having fun.

Galileo Innovation Camps

Galileo summer camp are crazy fun and profoundly enriching at the same time! That's why innovation is at the core of all their activities. Choose from over 12 immersive majors for campers entering 5th - 8th grades and 4 whimsical themes for campers Pre K - 5th grades.

Extended care is available as well as an optional healthy lunch program.


Artjamming offers amazing art camps for kids K-12 with a jam packed week long schedule covering paper mache, painting on canvas, watercolor, collage and all sorts of fun mediums.

Most projects have real artistic value and art fundamentals are taught throughout the week, with drawing being the first exercise each morning.

Art School of SF Bay

The Art School of SF Bay will be offering camps in San Francisco, San Carlos, Palo Alto and San Jose.

At these camps students are not just having fun, they are dramatically improving their drawings skills and building strong artistic portfolio. Join for unforgettable summer experience!

If you didn’t discover an awesome art class from the list above, ChatterBlock has hundreds of other cool camps and classes that your kids will absolutely adore. Check out our “Camps and Classes” page for more details.

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