PCCA Summer Art Camps offer a fun, creative and educational way to keep your child engaged during their summer vacation! As an added bonus, they will develop friendships, explore various forms of creative expression, test their independence in a safe environment, and build confidence to last a lifetime.

COMING SOON! 2024 Summer Art Camp Registration Opens on MARCH 15!
Summer Art Camp Offerings
 
June 10 – 14: Clay Camp, Ariana Koch | Grades 1 – 5
June 10 – 14: Theatre, CMCT | Grades 6 – 8
June 17 – 21: Adventure! Art In Nature, Tom Oakes | Grades (Entering) 4 – 8
 
July 15 – 19: FUNdamentals of Art, Janice Bailor | Grades 1 – 5
July 22 – 26: Clay Camp, Ariana Koch | Grades 5 – 9
 
August 5 – 9: Plush Pals Sewing, Janice Bailor | Grades 5 – 9

THEATRE (Grades 5-8)
with Cove Mountain Community Theatre

JUNE 5-9 | 9 AM TO 3 PM
at Susquenita High School, 309 Schoolhouse Road, Duncannon

Have a child who is interested in using their creative energy, body and voice to perform? This fun and engaging camp will have campers practicing vocal instruction, drama, the technology side of productions, dance, and more!

Registration is CLOSED.

CREATIVE CLAY (Ages 3-6)
with Deena Preston

JUNE 6-8 | 2 PM TO 3 PM
at Little Buffalo State Park, Newport  [DUE TO UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY, the Thursday 6/8/2023 camp will be held at Landis House, 67 N. 4th Street, Newport]

A three-day art camp for those campers just a little too young for out other camps! Campers will learn how to use clay outdoors at Little Buffalo State Park, and develop their creativity along the way. In preparation for kindergarten, campers will not only make art, but help develop their motor skills. When signing your child up for this camp, please note that a parent/guardian is recommended to stay with the camper.

Registration is CLOSED. 

[DUE TO UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY, the Thursday 6/8/2023 camp will be held at Landis House, 67 N. 4th Street, Newport]

ART IN NATURE (Grades 5-8)
with Tom Oakes and Ally Kaufell

JUNE 12-16 | 9 AM TO 3:30 PM
at Little Buffalo State Park, Newport

An art-focused camp that takes place in the great outdoors! Instructors Tom and Ally will lead campers in a variety of fun activities including print making, wood burning, candle making, leatherwork, carving and more. Campers will be exposed to a variety of art forms, while enjoying and gathering inspiration from nature.

Registration is CLOSED.

Print, Pattern, Sew! (Grades 5 – 8) 
with La Rue de Fleurs/Janice Bailor

JUNE 19-23 | 12 PM TO 3 PM
at New Bloomfield Public Library

At Print, Pattern, Sew! campers will explore several techniques used in textile craft to create surface, stitched, and woven designs on fibers with local artist Janice Bailor. Campers will experiment with creating nature-inspired prints using cyanotype dye (sun prints), resist printing, and found object stamping to make a unique print! They will explore repetitive stamping, screen printing and abstract ink application techniques to make a pattern. Basic weaving and hand stitching techniques will sew it all together for their very own completed product. Their finished piece could be used as an artistic wall hanging or they can make useable art, such as a notebook cover or zip pouch, as time allows.

More about the instructor on the web laruedefleurs.com & on Instagram @laruedefleurs

Registration is CLOSED. 

HANDS-ON CLAY (Grades 1-5)
with Ariana Koch

JULY 24-28 | 9 AM TO 12 PM
at Landis House, Newport

A Beginner’s Guide to Hand-Building: A week of fun, clay, and creative adventures! Join artist and PCCA staff member, Ariana Koch as she leads budding creatives along a creative clay adventure. Students will explore the world of clay and be guided through various projects that can be tailored to meet their interests and skill levels; beginners are welcome! Class projects will focus on a wide variety of techniques including pinch pots, coil construction, and slab-built projects.

Registration is full! Fill out our interest form to be notified about future clay classes.

PAINTING (Grades 5-8)
with Leah Keilman

JULY 31-AUGUST 4 | 9 AM TO 12 PM
at Landis House, Newport

Campers will get to work with different techniques in acrylic paint led by PCCA Gallery manager, Leah Keilman. Materials are provided.

Registration is FULL. 

PAINTING (Grades 1-4)
with Leah Keilman

JULY 31-AUGUST 4 | 1 PM TO 3:30 PM
at Landis House, Newport

Campers will get to work with different techniques in acrylic paint led by PCCA Gallery manager, Leah Keilman. Materials are provided.

Registration is FULL.

DRUMMING (Grades 1-5)
with Urie Kline

AUGUST 7-11 | 9 AM TO 12 PM
at Millerstown Community Park- Community Room

Experience new beats with Urie Kline.

2023 Camp Information, Registration & Art Camp Scholarship Form

2024 Summer Art Camps are made possible by contributions received through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program.