Youth Art Camps

Summer art camps for grades 1–6

Herron’s summer camps are designed to seed inspiration, foster curiosity, and channel enthusiasm, turning the wonder of each child’s imagination into objects of invention and creativity.

Art educators and studio artists develop and teach camp lessons at Herron, with the assistance of outstanding Herron undergraduate students. Campers will explore drawing and illustration, design, object making, and digital rendering projects.

Youth Art Camp 2018

  • Dates: June 10-28
  • Times: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Extended hours are available)

Three weeks, focused on creative skills

Summer 2018 is all about skill building for STEAM! Camps will explore motion, creative thinking, spatial reasoning, observation, and perception! Art camps offer the perfect space for youth to develop skills so crucial in today’s ever changing world and to have a summer filled with creative fun!

Art In Motion! : June 10-14, 2018

Get those minds and hands moving in this fun camp for aspiring creatives! Art In Motion! Will explore the many ways in which we can move or make things move! Campers will explore kinetic sculpture, performance, photography and more!

Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6

Drawing on Discovery! : June 17-21, 2018

This exciting camp will use a variety of studio projects to teach observation, perception and construction, promote curiosity and get those hands and minds moving! Campers will get to draw, paint, sculpt, and design their way through the week! Drawing on Discovery will teach important skills that can be used across the disciplines, encourage curiosity, and expand the way we think!

Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6

Art, Space and the Inbetween! : June 24-28, 2018

Campers in Art, Space and the In-between will explore the many definitions of space! Through performance, drawing, painting, and sculpture, campers will explore the role of the artist, designer, and explorer!

Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6

Tuition and financial aid

Youth Art Camp tuition is $300 per week and includes all lab fees, high quality art materials, and museum admission. Siblings, repeat enrollments, and IUPUI employees receive a $20 tuition discount. Extended care hours are available for an additional $60 per week.

Financial assistance is available for families who qualify. A scholarship application that includes short statements from the camper, parent, and an art teacher are required. Qualifying considerations include eligibility for free or reduced lunch and books, or family hardship due to unusual circumstances.

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