Are you looking for the perfect art summer camp? Here’s our list of venues that offer art summer camps near Greenville, SC and around Upstate, SC. These camps include traditional art camps as well as photography, fashion design, and other fun subjects. These venues may offer a variety of camps, so check their websites for more detailed information.
For a complete list of summer camps in the Upstate, see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps Near Greenville, SC.
SPONSORED 864.770.1331 | 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd. , Greenville, SC
Elements of Art
For first-time kindergartners or rising 1st graders
If you have a K5 child that doesn’t want to miss out on fun with art, then bring your beginner to M&G for a special kindergarten camp focused on the Elements of Art. Your child will enjoy multiple art projects, age-appropriate lessons, interactive games, and snacks while learning about line, shape, color, and texture. This 5-day morning camp will keep your young starter so engaged, he won’t even know he’s learning!
Note: K5 campers must turn 5 years old by September 1, 2023
Art Around the World
1st—6th grade (ages 6-12)
Italy, China, Egypt, Australia! Students will learn about animal symbolism, colors, patterns and much more as they explore different art forms from around the globe. This 5-day morning camp includes artistic and cultural discoveries, snacks, and new friends, and it concludes with a special art exhibition for young creatives to showcase their week’s adventures.
Dates: 9:30 AM to 12 PM daily
· June 5-9; Art Exhibition & Reception, June 10
· June 12-16; Art Exhibition & Reception, June 17
· June 19-23; Art Exhibition & Reception, June 24
Fee: includes daily instruction, art supplies, and snack
· Museum Members: $85
· Non-Member: $90
SPONSORED 864.775.5514 | 1200 Woodruff Road, Building H7, Greenville, SC
World Upside Down Arts Studio offers classes in music, visual arts, dance, and theater for children, youth, and adults.
Summer Camp: June – July | $125+/week |K5-12th grade
We offer part-time, full-time, and extended-day options. Students learn music, visual arts, dance, and theater and show what they learn in a Friday show.
June 5-9 | Moana
June 12-16 | Encanto
June 19-23 | Jungle Book
June 26-30 | Frozen
July 4-7 | Sound of Music
July 10-14 | Lion King
July 17-21 | Mary Poppins
July 24-28 | The Greatest Showman
Specialty Arts Camps: June – July
June 5-9 | Jazz/Tap Dance, Special Effects Makeup, Cartoon Drawing: Lilo and Stitch
June 12-16 | Musical Theater Dance, Acting Fundamentals, Cartoon Drawing: Spider-Man and Gwen, Theater Makers
June 19-23 | Worship Dance, Stage Design, Cartoon Drawing: Peter Pan and Wendy
June 26-30 | Hip Hop Dance, Costume Design, Cartoon Drawing: Star Wars, Theater/Film Music Composition
July 4-7 | Musical Theater Dance, Acting Fundamentals, Cartoon Drawing: Lilo and Stitch
July 10-14 | Broadway Bootcamp, Costume Design, Cartoon Drawing: Spider-Man and Gwen
July 17-21 | Jazz/Tap Dance, Stage Design, Basic Sewing, Cartoon Drawing: Peter Pan & Wendy, Theater Makers
July 24-28 | Hip Hop Dance, Special Effects Makeup, Cartoon Drawing: Star Wars, Theater/Film Music Composition
SPONSORED 864.238.0599 | 1320 Hampton Avenue Ext., Greenville, SC
2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites Finalist: Summer Camp
Learning and fun go hand in hand this summer at EDUcamp Jr. and Jr. Bruins Sports Camps at Bob Jones University.
Your elementary and middle school kids will explore a different imaginative adventure each week as they make new friends and develop creative skills in a Christian environment. Some highlights:
There are 20 exciting EDUcamp Jr. programs in all, plus five Jr. Bruins Sports Camps, led by experienced coaches, that focus on developing skills and sportsmanship while having fun.
Your child is sure to have an awesome experience at EDUcamp Jr. and Jr. Bruins Sports Camps. The adventure begins the week of May 21.
Take advantage of our early bird special. Get $25 off any camp if you register by April 1.
Input Code: KiddingGville, 10% off all camps! Expires on July 29th.
Explore camps and register
SPONSORED (864) 881-4666 | 255 Service Bay Road, Mauldin, SC
Build the summer of dreams at After School Plus! With over 100 unique specialty camps, there is something for everyone to explore! Join 1 camp or the whole summer. Camps are weeklong and open to all children in K4-8th grade.
Enrichment-based camps give children a collaborative place to explore topics with others who want to explore too. It’s the perfect mix of summer camp fun and ongoing learning experiences.
We offer full and half-day camps. Half-day camps are from 9 am-12 pm or 1-4 pm. You can put together a morning and afternoon camp to create a full day. In addition to camps, there is early care and late stay so families can build a daily schedule to fit their unique needs from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Learn more or register today at www.afterschoolplus.com.
SPONSORED 864.299.1522 ext. 1242 | 245 Cavalier Dr, Greenville, SC
2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites 1st Place: Summer Camps
WELCOME TO SUMMER ENCOUNTERS, CAMPS FOR CURIOUS KIDS!
2023 camps will begin May 31! Summer Encounters is a day camp program in Greenville, SC. It hosts a comprehensive, diverse, and exciting collection of summer camps that provide meaningful opportunities for any child in grades K4 to 12. With almost 300 camps (75 are NEW) over 11 weeks, Summer Encounters offers something for everyone! Adventures in sports, creative pursuits, cooking, science and technology, service learning, and more! There are even some fun academic camps to give kids a “jump start” on the next school year. Last year approximately 1700 campers from over 100 schools explored with us.
Summer Encounters Camps would be honored to invite your family to join us for an exciting summer of new discoveries, friendships, and lasting memories. Registration opens on February 15th. If you would like a brochure or need assistance in any way, please contact Traci Weldie at [email protected] or 864.299.1522 x1242.
SPONSORED 864.729.2873 | Suite E-9 and D-9, McAlister Square (University Center), 225 S Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, SC
Music Math Multilingual Christian Academy is now open for summer camp registration and 2023-2024 school year registration! Throughout the months of June and July, our school is offering summer camps in music, math, robotics, Mandarin/Spanish/English immersion, creative arts, ping pong, and Chinese cooking! Ages and prices vary depending on each camp.
Camps will be held at MMM Academy’s location at McAlister Square, 225 S Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville, SC, and we welcome you to visit our space to find out more and to register in person. You can also register at this form or at our website: mmmchristianacademy.com/
Our school is also open for registration for the 2023-24 school year for both part-time and full-time students. As a language immersion school, we offer classes in Spanish or Mandarin while both our part-time and full-time programs have the option to simultaneously supply credits in English, math, science, social studies, music, and art. We offer afterschool and weekend enrichment programs as well. Please visit mmmchristianacademy.com or contact us to learn more.
We can’t wait to meet your students this summer!
SPONSORED 864.754.7582 | Millside Circle, Greenville, SC
At Purrposeful Art Studio we combine Humane Education (fostering compassion, responsibility and kindness for all animals) with practical art instruction!
Update: As of March 4, 2023 students now have the option to choose from a variety of mediums including printmaking, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media and cut paper. Students will create a minimum of two (2) pieces, one to keep, and one to sell at an annual fundraising benefit, where the proceeds will be donated to local animal rescue organizations.
Our commitment is to create a safe space, free of judgment, where children who are like minded, can come together to create art that saves lives!
Summer Art Camp: Ages 7-13
Half-Day Camps: Meets five (5) times M-F for a total of fifteen (15) hours. Morning and afternoon sessions available throughout the summer.
Full Day Camps: Meets five (5) times M-F for a total of thirty (30) hours.
June 12th-16th & July 31st-Aug 4th from 9:30-3:30pm.
Weeknight Classes: Ages 7-13
Classes meet six (6) consecutive weeks for a total of nine (9) hours from 4:30-6:00pm.
If your child has a love for animals and a passion for art, register for one or more classes today at purposefulart.studio, where we create art with PURRpose!
864.582.7539 | Spartanburg Day School, 1701 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC
Offers: Multiple half-day and full-day options for SDS students ONLY. Camp Griffin offers different camp options covering everything from preschool activities, art, science, sports, writing to crafts. For ages 30 months and up.
July 6 – August 7, 2021
864.596.9607 | 580 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
This all-day camp focuses on art, music, theatre skills, creative writing and dance. Each themed session ends with a Family Day Program. For ages 4 – 6th grade.
Sessions available throughout June – August 2021
864.245.3977 | 110 Academy Street, Simpsonville, SC
Half-Day art camps in the heart of downtown Simpsonville, ages 5+. Choose from Artsy Animals, Fairy Dreams or Down by the Sea!
864.472.3634 | Various Locations, Spartanburg County, SC
AGES: 5 – 12
LOCATIONS: Woodruff Leisure Center, Inman Elementary, Timken Community Center, Chesnee Community Center
REGISTRATION: Online. Scholarships are available.
For a list of weekly themes, visit Spartanburg Parks.
864.610.0996 | 3 S Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC
Offers: Half-day camps on Thursdays and Fridays where students get to work with artists and local makers to learn or grow their artistic skills, push creative bounds, and become more familiar with using Makers tools. For ages 5 – 16. Register for individual days of camp and activities.
2023 schedule: June 15th – August 4th, 2023
864.244.3445 | 2518-A E. North Street, Greenville, SC
Offers: Half-day art camp includes projects such as clay sculpting, mosaics, painting with ceramics and canvas, and string art. Ages 6-14.
Offers: A wide variety of camps for students of all ages including athletic, fine arts, and academic camps, as well as college counseling workshops. For grades 1st – 12th.
864.433.9623 | 3 Locations, Spartanburg, SC
Offers: A variety of half- and full-day camps. For ages 3-13. YMCA also offers a Counselor in Training Program for kids aged 14-15.
864.898.2936 | 138 Hagood Mill Road, Pickens, SC
Education and Field Trips: Hagood Mill offers tours of the 176-year-old mill, the Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site, blacksmith shop, and moonshine still. Children may watch demonstrations by local artisans, participate in hands-on activities, and experience workshops. There are several field trip options including one-day or multi-day trips, traveling field trip shows, and virtual field trips.
Summer Camp Offers: Hagood Mill offers a one day blacksmithing camp June 3, 2023, and one 3-day camp June 6 – 8th for rising 3rd to 12th graders, featuring classes in blacksmithing, leathercraft, plant medicine, pottery, and much more. 2023 registration is now open.
864.633.5051 | 212 Butler Street, Clemson, SC
Offers: Half and full-day art camps for preschoolers, kids in grades 5K – 8th grade, and teens.
2023 Registration opens in March.
2023 camps run June 3th through July 14th, 2023.
864.386.6074 | 30 Howard Creek Drive, Fountain Inn, SC
Offers: A full-day arts, culture, and literacy camp for children aged 5 – 12.
Camps July 10th – 14th, 2023: Ages 4-8
Camps July 17-21st, 2023: Ages 9-12
CHILL Art Studios is offering 3 unique Summer Clay camps for children ages 7 to 17
Enrollment is limited to only 6 per class.
864.430.1040 | 167 E Main Street, Spartanburg, SC
2021 information coming soon
Summer Arts Program includes different one-day camps on various days during the summer including snacks, bouncy house and playroom fun, and of course, arts and crafts! For ages 4-14.
864.735.3948 | 101 Abney Street, Greenville, SC
Offers: Weekly art camps designed to let kids explore a range of materials, mediums, and concepts. For ages 5 – 12.
Camps are June 5 – August 4th, 2023
864.233.6238 | 444 College Street, Greenville, SC
Offers: These week-long camps include options to learn about plays, musicals, improv, and auditioning. Campers get to experience live theatre and be a part of a group performance at the end of the week. Classes are for ages 7 – 15 (grouped by age).
(864)574-6232 | 440 Southport Commerce Blvd, Spartanburg, SC
Pump It Up offers various themed 3-day summer camps from 9:30am-2:30 pm which includes lunch, snacks, crafts and jumping, of course!
864.848.5383 | 804 Trade Street, Greer, SC
Camp ARK (Arts Reaching Kids) is a beginner level arts camp for ages 5-10, including instruction in art, dance, drama, and music. Camp runs Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm
2023 dates are:
864.363.4470 | 1997 Roe Ford Road, Greenville, SC
Offers: Half-day art camp for ages 5-12 in a natural setting. Camps are $200 per week-long session. Each class is from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM. You can book the session you would like your child to attend. Please call Anne Meyer at 864.363.4470 to register your child or children.
Session 1: Monday, June 20, 2022- Friday, June 24, 2022
Session 2: Monday, June 27, 2022 – Friday, July 1, 2022
Session 3: Monday, July 11, 2022 – Friday, July 15, 2022
Session 4: Monday, July 18, 2022 – Friday, July 22, 2022
864.431.3914 | 103 East Butler Road, Unit I, Mauldin, SC
The program will be Monday through Friday 7:30 am – 2 pm.
The morning will be art projects and academic refreshers. The afternoon is for field trips (swimming, Dave n’ Busters, Big Air, etc).
864.787.1349 | 1818 Augusta Street, Suite 112, Greenville, SC
Offers: Week-long half-day art camps with various themes such as Star Wars, ballet, and dinosaurs. Kids can learn how to make jewelry, tie-dye, use glow paint, and more! For ages 4 and up and varies by program.
(864) 574-7724 | 820 John B. White Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg, SC
Five-day Summer Science and Art Camp entertains, educates, enlightens.
For Ages 8 – 11; 9 am to noon; June 20-23, 2022.
864.288.6470 | 4806 Old Spartanburg Road, Taylors, SC
Offers: Summer Day Camp offers a variety of activities like arts, crafts, sports, field trips, and special events for rising 1st – 6th graders. Day Camps are offered at seven different community centers across the county.
Camp runs from June 5th – August 4th.
Greer Cultural Arts Center offers Arts in Action visual and performing arts summer camps, for kids ages 5 -10.
864.501.5997 | 305 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC
Offers: Ivybrook Academy is looking forward to a fun-filled summer with all of you! Themed summer camps such as backyard adventures, space exploration, and scientific discoveries.
864.757.2097 | 1320 Hampton Avenue Extension, Greenville, SC
Offers: Camps for kids ages 4 and up are offered. Hand-building clay projects for ages 4 – 10, and a wheel class for ages 10 and older.
Weekly camps run throughout June and July. 2023 registration is open.
864.271.7570 | 420 College Street, Greenville, SC
Offers: Three day art classes for various skill levels, ages 5-16. Camps offered in June, July, and August.
(864)587-1554 | 4455 Anderson Mill Road, Moore, SC
ELC offers four different camps for children 3 months old – 2nd grade. The camps run from 9am-12pm Monday-Thursday.
864.419.4296 | 117 South Pendleton Street, Easley, SC
Summer art camp (multimedia) for ages 5 – 12, located at the Fine Arts Center of Easley
July 17 – 21, 2023
9 am – 12 pm
Cost: $135 (registration and payment due by June 30th)