Top Arts & Crafts Summer Camps in Toronto

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Published May 17, 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 Toronto


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.


Camp Tournesol

Camp Tournesol provides superior French summer camp experiences in the GTA by creating a nurturing environment for both French Immersion and Francophone students. Day camps, overnight camps, and combination camps offer travel adventures, arts & crafts, and more, to a variety of fun locations.





The Fashion Academy - Sew Studio

Are you an aspiring artist? Making and customizing your own clothes is easy, fun and a great way of creating your own unique style.

Designed for the absolute beginner, this program will introduce you to the domestic sewing machine, and essential sewing techniques.Get all the inspiration materials and confidence you need to create your dream designs.




Mad Science of Toronto

Mad Science has been sparking children’s imaginations with spectacular science for over 18 years. Held at multiple locations, Mad Science Camps are fun, exciting, hands-on and entertaining. Camps feature indoor and outdoor activities, in full or half day sessions, with low instructor:camper ratios for more individual attention.

Camps are open to kids ages 4 to 12.



Children's Art Studio Inc.

The Children’s Art Studio is committed to building positive self-awareness, innovative thinking, and the original expression of children. The staff believes in cultivating the intrinsic creativity of every child.

They highly regard the importance of providing all children with the opportunities to engage in imaginative art making, beyond rote reproduction.




Art One Academy

Join Art One for another creative and inspiring artistic voyage where young artists explore new themes and wide variety of activities. Campers will create beautiful artworks everyday, learn new artistic techniques, master their skills in drawing, painting and sculpting, work on print making, collage, mix media projects, and learn art history through art games and fun activities.



LucSculpture

LucScuplture offers an Eco friendly Summer Art Camp featuring four creative activities per day. These may include clay sculpture, pottery, drawing, painting, craft, theatre, drumming, storytelling, swimming, gardening, field trips, and more. Camps run 9:30 am-4:30pm Monday to Friday all summer.




Bright Start Academy

Bright Start Academy provides children with Autism and Learning Exceptionalities a fun place to learn. Campers enjoy cooking, science and much more!

Full day summer camps run from July 4 to August 19, and includes loads of fun trips, activities, arts and crafts, cooking, sports, science and socializing!




Lens Work

Photo Summer Camp for teens/tweens offer a unique opportunity to learn about photography and editing in a fun, hands-on environment. Each camp offers small groups to ensure your child gets quality instruction/supervision.

The camps and activities are specifically geared toward the different age groups and run by a professional photographer & assistant.




Bamboo Bay

At Bamboo Bay’s student-focused Summer Break camp, your child will have the opportunity to create new and unique artworks every day of the week. Professional art instructors will teach a variety of artistic techniques and instructors from Brick Door Education will lead the LEGO portion. With new projects to take home every day, you’ll fill up your personal art gallery in no time!




Art Cave

Art Cave offers camps each week for ages 5-8 and 8-12.

Camps themes are Drawing and Painting, Comics and Cartooning, Animation, Arts & Science, Into the wild, Graphic Story Telling and Art Scouts. Activities include art, outdoor time and weekly field trips.





Summer Chef School

Summer Chef School is the original and always innovative kids' cooking camp that started in 2007.

Students will learn about cooking real food from real ingredients. They will leave with new skills, more confidence and increased food wisdom, through this fun and engaging program.




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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