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Art Camps

Are you looking for the perfect art summer camp? Greenville, SC and around Upstate, SC have dozens of art camps for kids. 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.

Art summer camps in Greenville, SC

For a complete list of summer camps in the Upstate, see our Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps Near  Greenville, SC.

Find more summer camps in the Upstate, SC

M&G Kids Create!

SPONSORED 864.770.1331 | 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd. , Greenville, SC

M&G Kids Create! Summer Art Day Camp
Elements of Art 
For first time kindergartners (turning 5 years old by September 1, 2024)
Introduce your little one to art and creativity through M&G’s specially designed kindergarten camp focused on the Elements of Art. Your beginner will enjoy multiple art projects, age-appropriate lessons, interactive games, and snacks while learning about line, shape, color, and texture.
Dates: June 3-7 and June 10-14 from 9:30AM – Noon
A Quest for the Medieval
For rising 1st—6th grade (ages 6-12)
Dragons, kings, castles, and queens! Embark on a medieval adventure of learning and creativity through engaging lessons, snacks and games. Your 1st-6th grade campers will experience what life may have been like in the Middle Ages as a serf, knight, or royal. After viewing art forms like tapestry, metal working, calligraphy, and stained glass, campers will explore creating their own manuscripts, sculpture, coat of arms, and more!
Dates: June 3-7; June 10-14; and June 17-21 from 9:30 AM – Noon
Fee: includes daily instruction, art supplies, and snack
Museum Members: $90
Non-Members: $96
Medieval Artisans 
For 6th-8th grade (ages 12-14)
Similar to the elementary camp emphasis, middle school craftsmen will explore the art and times of the Middle Ages through interactive lessons and reviews. Young artisans will delve into the world of Medieval art by exploring the crafts of bookbinding, calligraphy, and illuminated manuscript illustration.
Dates: June 17-21 from 9:30AM – Noon
Fee: $125

Christ Church Episcopal School Summer Encounters

SPONSORED 864.299.1522 ext. 1242 | 245 Cavalier Dr, Greenville, SC


JOIN US FOR SUMMER ENCOUNTERS AND LEAVE THE SUMMER TO US!

2024 camps will begin May 29!

Dive into an unforgettable summer adventure at Christ Church Episcopal School’s award-winning day camps in Greenville, SC. Summer Encounters hosts a comprehensive, diverse, and exciting collection of summer camps that provide meaningful opportunities for any child in grades (rising) K4 to 12.

With over 250 camps, Summer Encounters offers something for to spark everyone’s curiosity including thrilling outdoor games, athletics, arts and crafts, cooking, coding, service learning, science and technology, and so much more! Morning and afternoon sessions plus extended stay options means you can find the perfect fit for you and your child.

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 is open now and camps fill up fast. If you have questions or need assistance in any way, please contact us at Traci Weldie at weldiet@cces.org or 864.299.1522 x1242.

World Upside Down Arts Studio

SPONSORED 864.775.5514 | 1200 Woodruff Road, Building H7, Greenville, SC

World Upside Down Arts Studio offers colorful camps giving students a magical experience in music, visual arts, dance, and theater.

Spring Break & Summer Camps: $150+/week | K5-8th Grade
*K4 students can participate in the part-time camp.

We offer part-time, full-time, and extended-day options. Each week students learn to develop their love for the creative arts through music, dance, theater, and art. The special theme for each week incorporates learning a fun song and dance, making unique and colorful art projects, and acting out a theatrical piece that the kids will participate in as a showcase for their family and friends at the end of the week.

High school students can join our volunteer team and assist counselors throughout the week to get volunteer hours and build their resumes!

March 18-22 | Moana

May 27-31 | Tangled

June 3-7 | Sing 1 & 2

June 10-14 | Encanto

June 17-21 | Aladdin

June 24-28 | Trolls

July 1-5 | Zootopia (no camp on July 4)

July 8-12 | Beauty and the Beast

July 15-19 | Wonka

July 22-26 | Annie

July 29-Aug 2 | Camp Rock

Our core art classes based on the theme are run 9am-12pm. In the afternoon, we play outdoor and indoor games along with STEAM activities and guest speakers.

 

 

This summer is going to be an out-of-the-world experience!

With a new theme, we’ll take every week to new levels, exploring everything from aerospace to zoology, in and out of this world. Big adventures, innovations, imagination, and great new friends.

Featuring a Junior Camp for kindergarten to second grade and Senior Camp for third to fifth grade, each week of camp involves a new theme designed to empower and enlighten campers through amusing activities, fascinating field trips, timely lessons in teamwork and so much more! By the end of summer, campers will have their eyes opened to limitless possibilities and their minds focused on creating their special brand of greatness.

Oakbrook Preparatory School

SPONSORED | 190 Lincoln School Rd. , Spartanburg, SC

Secure your child’s spot for this years SUMMER CAMP!
This year, we’re bringing you a different theme every week to keep the excitement rolling all summer long! From outdoor adventures to creative arts and beyond, there’s something for every young explorer.

Mark your calendars and let the countdown to the best summer ever begin! Don’t miss out on the fun, laughter, and new friendships waiting for your little ones.
Why Choose Our Summer Camps?
-Weekly Changing Themes
-Experienced and Caring Staff
-Engaging Activities for Every Interest
-Safe and Fun Environment

Hurry, spots are filling up fast! Secure your child’s spot and let the summer adventures begin!

PurrPoseful Art Studio

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!

Students have the option to choose from a variety of mediums; including drawing/printmaking, watercolor/mixed media and acrylic. Students will create a minimum of two (2) pieces; one to keep, and one to sell at an annual fundraising benefit where all proceeds will be donated to local animal rescue organizations. At PurrPoseful Art Studio, we believe in changing lives with the power of art!

Summer Art Camps: Ages 7-13

Camps meet five (5) times M-F from 9am to 12pm for a total of fifteen (15) hours.

Weeknight Classes: Ages 7-13

Classes meet six (6) consecutive weeks from 4:30-6:00pm for a total of nine (9) hours.

Other Opportunities

  • Private Art Lessons
  • Homeschool Lessons
  • Boy and Girl Scout Art & Design Badges
  • Birthday Parties

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!

BJU EDUcamp Jr. and Jr. Bruins Sports Camps

SPONSORED | 1700 Wade Hampton Boulevard, Greenville, SC

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:

  • Robotics and Technology
  • Tour de Pizza
  • Global Expeditions
  • Theatre
  • Bug Biodiversity
  • Intro to Coding

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

https://educamp.bju.edu/

Hawaii Fluid Art: Nurturing Creativity Beyond the Classroom

Every student deserves a break from the classroom, but as a parent, you may worry that your children will lose learning gains during the summer months. Hawaii Fluid Art Summer Academy offers an ideal way to keep your kids engaged and happy.

Hawaii Fluid Art (HFA) is an art studio/retail art gallery with more than two dozen locations across the country. Our studios provide people of all ages and ability levels the opportunity to learn and experience new art techniques in a semi-private, safe and professional setting. Fluid art offers unique educational and social benefits to children, including helping them develop empathy and respect for others. And best of all, it’s fun!

Summer Academy Details

We offer week-long classes for $200 per child. Classes include all materials and instruction your child will need to create a:

l  12 x 12” fluid art painting

l  8.5 x 11” glass painting

l  Stainless steel resin tumbler

l  Patch Party hat + 3 patches

 

Upgrades available at additional cost to enhance your child’s experience.

Classes fill up quickly. Sign up today by calling 864-884-4052. More information about Hawaii Fluid Art can be found at greenville.hawaiifluidart.com/

Yellowbobbypins Art Camp

SPONSORED 864.238.0599 | 1320 Hampton Avenue Ext., Greenville, SC

2024 Kaboom Summer Camp Finalist

Yellowbobbypins Art Camp is the ultimate kid-favorite and parent-approved summer camp program, offering a dynamic and diverse experience that caters to a range of interests.

With themes changing weekly, the summer of 2024 promises an array of exciting camps, including Interior Design, Mythical Creatures, Fashion Design, Steampunk, Unicorns, Mermaids, and Fairies, Unbirthday, Sewing & Felting, Return to Neverland, and Airborne. The themes are designed to captivate children’s imaginations and spark creativity, ensuring a summer filled with exploration and joy.

Age ranges vary weekly to align with the fine motor skills required for specific projects, ensuring that each child receives an age-appropriate and engaging experience.

At the end of every week, Yellowbobbypins Art Camp culminates in a spectacular art show, showcasing the incredible projects created throughout the week and celebrating the new friendships forged during the camp.

This parent-approved summer camp goes beyond artistic exploration, creating a memorable and enriching environment where children can express themselves, make lasting connections, and embrace the joy of creativity.

 

Chapman Foundation Summer Day Camp

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 15th – 19th, 2024: Ages 4-8
Camps July 22nd- 26th, 2024: Ages 9-12

Hagood Mill Historic Site

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 will offer a summer camp in 2024 for Camp Hagood on June 12-14 from 8:30 am to 4 pm! Camp Hagood is open to rising 3rd-9th grade students. Camp cost is $175.

Daydream Art

864.419.4296 | 117 South Pendleton Street, Easley, SC

Summer art camp, Safari Art Adventure, located at the Fine Arts Center of Easley
Camp is for ages 8 – 12 years old
July 8th – 12, 2024
9 am – 12 pm
Cost: $175 (registration and payment due by June 21st)

Registration is now open for 2024

Lawson Academy Fine Arts Day Camp

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 3 – 6th grade.

Session 1: May 28-June 7, 2024 “Renaissance Quest”
Session 2: June 10-21, 2024 “Surfin’ FADC”
Session 3: June 24-28, 2024 “Powered by Science”
Session 4: July 8-19, 2024 “What a Wonderful World”
Session 5: July 22-August 2, 2024 “Kids in Toyland”
Session 6: August 5-9, 2024 “Summerween”

Greenville County Museum of Art

864.271.7570 | 420 College Street, Greenville, SC

Offers: Art camps for ages 5-16, taught by art professionals. Camps are typically offered in June, July, and August.

Registration is open for 2024

Make and Believe Artists

864.245.3977 | 110 Academy Street, Simpsonville, SC

Half-Day art camps in the heart of downtown Simpsonville, ages 5+.

2024 Summer Camps include art projects, crafts, games, and more.

Greenville Center for Creative Arts

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.

2024 Registration begins March 1st.

Summer Camps are Monday – Friday, 9 am – 12 pm
Cost: $265 per week

GCAC Arts in Action

864.848.5383 | 804 Trade Street, Greer, SC

Multi-disciplinary arts camp for children ages 5 to 11., including instruction in art, dance, drama, and music. Camp runs full day (9:00 am – 5:00 PM)

For 2024, the themes are “Magical Adventures” (June 17 – 20), “Friends of the Forest” (July 8 – 11), and “Reaching for the Stars” (July 15 – 18).

Located at the Greer Cultural Arts Council

$250 per week.

Vino & Van Gogh

864.787.1349 | 1818 Augusta Street, Suite 112, Greenville, SC

Offers: Week-long half-day art camps with various themes such as tie-dye, Taylor Swift, Boys Camp, Barbie Camp, Glitter Camp, Jurassic Park Camp, and more. For ages 4 and up and varies by program.

2024 Summer Camp registration open

 

Greenville Theatre

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).

Registration is now open for 2024!

Hollowed Earth Pottery

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.
2024 Summer Kids Camp registration is open for ages 6 and older.

Woodland Adventure Camp at Hatcher Garden

(864) 574-7724 | 820 John B. White Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg, SC

The 2024 Woodland Adventure Summer Camp invites 3rd through 5th graders to join!
Monday, June 17th – Thursday, June 20th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Sign up link will become active by March 15th, 2024.

TR Makers Co.

864.610.0996 | 3 S Main Street, Travelers Rest, SC

Offers: Summer Maker Days camps and multi-day summer camps available for ages 5 – 11, with summer intern options for ages 12 -15.

Register for individual days of camp and activities. Camps focus on different art themes.

June 24th  – 28th, 2024: FantaSea Adventures (morning camp)
June 24th – 28th, 2024: Coloration Nation (afternoon camp)
June 24th – 28th, 2024 (full day camp)

Check the TR Makers Co. Summer Camp website for individual Maker Days Camp

 

Color Clay Cafe

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. Saturday sessions available.

Early registration is recommended due to class sizes.

CHILL Art Studios

| 125 Lakecrest Drive, Greenville, SC

CHILL Art Studios will be offering ceramics summer camp for ages 10 -14 years old
July 22-26 from 12:00-3:00

 

YMCA Spartanburg Summer Camp

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.

2024 YMCA Spartanburg registration is now open for all locations.

Ivybrook Academy

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.

Children's Art Classes Summer Camps

| 1618 Woodruff Road, Suite F, Greenville, SC

Children’s Art Classes offers an extension of their school year program with their summer workshops. Explore week-long camps exploring various themes and specific media.

 

The Arts Center of Clemson

864.633.5051 | 212 Butler Street, Clemson, SC

Offers: Art camps for kids! Camp is for ages 3-12, with half day and full day options.

2024 Registration opens February 26th, 2024

2024 summer camp runs June 3 – July 19th, 2024 with a Camp Art Show on July 20th.