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Top Arts and Crafts Camps in Seattle

Published Dec 12, 2019 | Updated Feb 19, 2020

Are your kids creative and wanting to create their own masterpiece this summer? Here are a few great camps where they can put their creativity to good use. 

Top Arts and Crafts Camps in Seattle

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

Roaring Mouse Creative Art Studio

Roaring Mouse's classes, camps, and workshops engage children in their creativity and self-expression through the exploration of visual arts, music, dance, storytelling, and play.

This year's summer camps include Summer Creative Arts (ages 2.5  to 5) and the multi-themed Summer Palette Mini-Day Camps (sessions for ages 2.5 to 5, and 4 to 8).

Photo Credit: Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio

The Moonpaper Tent

Moonpaper Tent hosts summer camps that combine drama, art, and storytelling into one dynamic camp. Camps have a maximum of 10 kids, and two adults will lead each group. 

Neo Art School

Neo Art School is Seattle's oldest locally owned art school for children. Weekly summer camps are offered all summer in full-day and half-day sessions. At Neo's art camps, campers will get to work with a range of media, including, drawing, painting, clay, wood sculpture, paper mache, bookbinding, and more. 

Photo Credit: Neo Art School

Children's Museum of Tacoma

If your children are between 3 to 5 years old and are curious, creative, and imaginative, then there is a summer camp at the Children's Museum of Tacoma that will ignite their spark! This year's camps include Art FUNdamentals, Story Telling, Silly Science, Cooking and Adventure Camp.

Kirkland Arts Center

The Kirkland Arts Center offers five weeks of summer camps for ages 5 to 12 during June and July. Aftercare is also available. Kids will work in a variety of art mediums (clay, paper, pastels, printmaking, inks, and water-based paints) with trained instructors.

KAC also offers three weeks of teen intensives for drawing, painting, and ceramics.

IGIMO Art Station

Igimo Art Camps teach the basic principles of art in fun and engaging ways. Each day begins with a guided step-by-step drawing or painting lesson. After a quick stretch and snack break, students will then participate in a 3D craft project, all inspired by the art camp theme! Themes include Dinosaur World, Arty Beyond the Galaxy, Animals in Art, Ocean Adventures, and Fantasy Art.

Photo Credit: IGIMO Art Station

Stroum Jewish Community Center

Stroum JCC campers learn songs, play games, cook, act onstage, conduct science experiments, and make lifelong friendships.

Whether this will be your first summer or you’re a seasoned veteran, Stroum JCC is excited for you to build friendships, create memories, connect with the outdoors, and, most importantly, have fun in the sun!

FrogLegs Kids Culinary Academy

Cooking, fun, art, games, stories and more are what await you when you walk through the FrogLegs' doors. Campers will enjoy making lunch, a snack, and drink each day that go with the week's theme. They also have an added art class at their two locations (Kirkland & Seattle).

This is a true hands-on experience with joy, imagination, and creativity!

Photo Credit: FrogLegs Culinary Academy

Fremont Community School

At the Fremont Community School, week-long art camps and nature camps are offered for children ages 4 to 10 in half-day morning sessions. Each camp explores a new theme, like ocean art, nature art, enchanted art, or felted friends.

Pratt Fine Arts Center

Looking for an exciting summer program that boosts creativity? Try Pratt's Summer Art Camp! Campers will explore a weekly theme while drawing, painting, and building sculptures to create original art that is sure to make a memorable summer. Summer art camps are taught by professional artists.

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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