Top Arts & Crafts Camps in Dallas

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Published Apr 27, 2016

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:

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Top Arts & Crafts Camps in Dallas


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.



Art Barn Studio

Each camp will entail projects like; spin on the wheel, paint pottery, mosaic, paint canvas and glass fusion. There will be a variety of projects done each week depending on the camp. This year, different themed camps will ensure that projects will differ, therefore allowing your little ones to attend more than one camp.




Craft Guild of Dallas

The Craft Guild of Dallas offers weekly Summer Camps from June 6 to August 12 that provide a great opportunity for kids ages 5-18 to explore their creativity. Camps include various classes in Clay, Drawing & Painting, Glass Art, Printmaking, Bookbinding, and Jewelry & Metalsmithing just to name a few.

Come and let the artist in your child shine!




McKinney Art House

Two camps are scheduled July 5-8 for ages 6-11.

The morning session - "Downtown McKinney Artists" - Lessons on pencil, charcoal and colored pencils; and the afternoon session - "Abstract and Texture" - Acrylic and oil paint, abstract art, symbolism, landscape and contemporary style. 





Brookhaven College

The summer youth programs at Brookhaven College are designed to give kids of all ages the chance to experience something new and challenging.

Programs include art, cooking, creative writing, and leadership. Enroll your child today!






Robert Garden School of Art

Finally an art camp that teaches fine art and creative thinking instead of simple crafts!

In this 4 day class your artist will complete 8 masterpieces using 5 different mediums; painting with heavy acrylic, light acrylic, watercolors and drawing with charcoal and oil pastels.





DIS Summer Enrichment Camp

The DIS Summer Enrichment Camp is a 6-week program that provides your child with the opportunity to explore languages, arts, sports, and technology. Campers may enroll 1/2-day or full day for any combination of activities. They will be placed based on their age and level in groups of 10-15. For full day campers, lunch is provided at no extra cost.




Parish Summer

Parish Summer offers over 300 camps for all ages and interests, including all day camps, STEM Classes, Dance, Golf, Photography, Academic Enrichment, Musical Theatre, Volleyball, Sewing, Basketball, Web Design, Cooking, Coding, LEGO Robotics, Music Lessons, Yoga and more! Camps are open to the public and available all summer long.




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.



Written by Jan Cleaver

Yes, I know Jan Cleaver is almost "June Cleaver" from Leave it to Beaver!  My parents had a good sense of humor.

I was a freelance writer years ago, and excited to do some editing for ChatterBlock.

The subject matter is ideal for me as a stay-at-home mom, who loves planning activities for my kids and their playmates.

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