Summer Art Camp: Register Now!

Join us in fun and creativity! Our summer camps are facilitated by local artists and arts educators. Full and half-day camps are available.

To register, call us at 705 743 9179.

July 6 to 10:  Summer Fun Week 1
9 am to 12 noon for ages 4 to 7
1 pm to 4 pm for ages 8 to 11
$20 per half day

Every day is a new art adventure with the AGP Education team! Register for one half-day camp or more.

  • Monday – Drawing & Painting
  • Tuesday – Body Portraits
  • Wednesday – Mixed Media Collage
  • Thursday – Animal Art
  • Friday – Garden Art

July 13 to 17: ART Around the World with Judith Mason
9 am to 4 pm
Ages 7 and up
$170 for a full week or $45 per single day

  • Monday – Batik and block printing from India.
  • Tuesday – Shadow Puppets from Indonesia
  • Wednesday – Origami from Japan
  • Thursday – Weaving from Peru
  • Friday – Clay Soul Houses from Ancient Egypt

July 20 to 24: Animal Tracks
9 am to 12 noon for ages 4 to 7
1 pm to 4 pm for ages 8 to 11
$85 half days for a full week

Explore bugs to bears and all creatures in between. We will experiment with drawing, printmaking and painting all inspired by nature.

July 27 to July 31: Let’s Fly a Kite
9 am to 4 pm
Ages 7 and up
$170 for a full week

With papers, fabrics, bamboo and glue let your imagination soar and explore kites from around the world. Make your very own to fly home.

Aug 4 to 7:  Summer Fun Week 2 
9 am to 12 noon for ages 4 to 7
1 pm to 4 pm for ages 8 to 11
$20 per half day

Every day is a new art adventure with the AGP Education team! Register for one half-day camp or more.

  • Tuesday – Super Portraits
  • Wednesday – Knit and Knot
  • Thursday – Dioramas
  • Friday – Mobiles

August 10 to 14: TexStyles with Linda Warren
9 am to 4 pm
Ages 7 and up
$170 for a full week or $45 per single day

Discover the range of creativity available in the fibre arts. Make something practical or create a fibre art piece for pure fun.

  • Monday – Weaving Wonders: use a loom to design a woven project
  • Tuesday – Stitch This: sew a monster stuffy and a bag to carry it in
  • Wednesday – Knits & Knots: learn the basics of knitting, knot techniques and macrame
  • Thursday – Felt It: from sheep fleece to felt! Make creative projects including shapes and animals
  • Friday – Tie-Dyed T’s: create a fabulous colourful t-shirt!

August 17 to 21: Summer Fun Week 3

9 am to 12 noon for ages 4 to 7
1 pm to 4 pm for ages 8 to 11
$20 per half day

Every day is a new art adventure with the AGP Education Team. Register for one half-day camp or more.

  • Monday – Kites
  • Tuesday – Wire Sculpture
  • Wednesday – Banners
  • Thursday – Printmaking
  • Friday – Outdoor Painting Party

August 24 to 28: Art Explorations for Teens

9 am to 4 pm
Ages 11 to 17
$185 for full week

Young artists can get their portfolio ready in this week of experiential art. Learn new skills and tap into your creativity through life drawing, painting techniques, printmaking and more.

General Information:

  • Artist-instructors deliver programs with gallery staff and the assistance of the Youth Volunteer Team.
  • Registration is capped at 17 students per class (12 for teen class) to allow for individual attention. Pre-registration and full payment are required. AGP members receive a 10% discount.
  • Guardians will be asked to complete a Health Information Form prior to the start of class.
  • Supervision is provided 15 minutes prior to and following the program.
  • Please provide a nut-free snack, and a lunch for all-day classes.
  • Dress for the weather: children should be prepared to play and create outside.
  • Unless otherwise specified, the Art Gallery of Peterborough reserves the right to photograph all programs for future promotional purposes.
  • In the event of insufficient registrations or emergencies, the AGP may have to cancel or substitute programs. A full refund or credit will be available.

 

Refund Policy for Summer Camps:
Prior to June 15 of each year, City of Peterborough summer camp refund requests will follow the policy above. After June 15, refund requests will be accepted up to 14 calendar days prior to the camp start date and are subject to a 25% administration fee for each occurrence or event registration as applicable.

Refunds will not be provided if the request is received less than 14 calendar days prior to camp start date.

If the refund request does not meet the required timeline, no refund will be provided (unless the request is accompanied by medical documentation, in which case a 10% administration fee will be applied to the program supervisor approved refund).refunds may be requested up to three business days prior to the start of the program and are subject to a 10% administration fee (minimum $5). No refunds will be issued after the course begins.

Transfers:
Pending availability, transfer requests made prior to June 15 will be accepted and approved at no charge. After June 15 requests are subject to a 10% administrative fee.