The Cincinnati Art Museum is the place for fun and creativity in the summer. Jump into art with eight weeks of exciting art projects, gallery games, and more! Explore a different theme each week with activities taught by skilled educators and museum staff. Designed for children ages 6-12. Convenient before and after care available.


Take our quiz! CAM Summer Camp Theme Quiz


Call (513) 721-ARTS to register.

Full List of Dates and Registration 


Welcome to the Jungle
June 12, 2017- June 16, 2017
Go on a gallery safari and get in touch with your wild side as we explore the animal kingdom through art.

Register for Week 1: Welcome to the Jungle

Register for Week 1 Before/After Care 

Inside Impressionism
June 19, 2017- June 23, 2017
Paint outside in nature just like a French impressionist. Discover the inspirations and techniques of artists like Monet and Renoir.

Register for Week 2: Inside Impressionism

Register for Week 2 Before/After Care

Art Lab
June 26, 2017-June 30, 2017
Science, art and technology come together as we discover experimental ways to make hi-tech art.

Register for Week 3: Art Lab

Register for Week 3 Before/After Care

Fashion Week
July 10, 2017-July 14, 2017
Strut your stuff on the runway in this fashion-themed week that is ready-to-wear! Learn how to make clothes and accessories through no-sew projects, fabric-dying and more!

Register for Week 4: Fashion Week

Register for Week 4 Before/After Care

Makers and Builders
July 17, 2017-July 21, 2017
Create cool, 3-D art when you sculpt, squish and stack all sorts of materials. Clay, wire and even junk can become part of your creative constructions.

Register for Week 5: Makers and Builder

Register for Week 5 Before/After Care

Movie Madness
July 24, 2017-July 28, 2017
Have you ever wanted to make art about your favorite movie? Join us for a blockbuster experience that connects the museum to the worlds of Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney and more!

Register for Week 6: Movie Madness

Register for Week 6 Before/After Care

Creativity Challenge
July 31, 2017-August 4, 2017 
Compete in drawing challenges, hunt for clues to museum mysteries and solve painting puzzles in this wacky week where art is just a game.

Register for Week 7: Creativity Challenge

Register for Week 7 Before/AfterCare

Comic Creators
August 7, 2017-August 11, 2017
Show off your storytelling skills as we look at the art of comics and explore different ways to make them!

Register for Week 8: Comic Creators

Register for Week 8 Before/After Care

Registration is now open!

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Weekly Camp Cost
Members: $175 per child
General public: $225 per child
Before and After Care: $35 per child

Camp Hours
Camp: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Before Care: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
After Care: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 


Call (513) 721-ARTS to register.

For questions about Summer Camp, please email [email protected]

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