Top Arts & Crafts Camps in Nashville

Published Apr 27, 2016 | Updated Nov 22, 2018

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 Nashville


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.



 Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Young artists ages 5 to 10 are invited to explore The Frist Center's exhibitions and experiment with fun new processes under the guidance of experienced teaching artists and museum educators. Camps are available in week-long sessions from June 20 to July 1, 2016.




 Watkins Summer Art Camp

These Multi-Arts Camps provide an enriching week for your child to experience the fun, stimulation, and joy of making art and friends in our state-of-the-art studios.

Special Topics Camps focus on a specific media, project or theme throughout the week. Each week provides a chance to learn something new and exciting! Dress for mess and bring a lunch.




Firstlight Art Academy

Firstlight Art Academy offers three great summer art programs: CAMP-Classes (week-long morning camps), Summer ART Buffet (drop-in weekday afternoon classes), and Creative Workshops (3-day weekend workshops for teens and adults).

CAMP-Classes feature different themes based on age groups, 4-5, 6-8, 8-12, and 9-14.




Hendersonville Arts Council

The Henderson Arts Council offers six week-long summer camps from early June until late July.

These include Art Camps (half day sessions for ages 6 and up or 9 and under), Imagineering Camps (half day sessions for ages 6 and up), and Film Camp (full day camp for ages 12-20).




Harding Academy

Harding offers week-long day camps in morning, afternoon, or full day sessions. Camps include theme days, storytelling, music, creative movement, math, science and language arts enrichment, water days, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play, technology. Other camps include the popular athletic camps in volleyball, basketball, football, lacrosse and soccer. All skill levels welcome!




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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