Art Camp

Campers discover their own creative styles using paints, 3-dimensional art and more while exploring visual and performing arts. Send your camper with healthy snacks and water everyday.

  • Ages: 5-8 and 9-12 years (See Dates Below)
  • Days/Times: Monday - Friday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
                         Extended Care to 5:30 p.m.
  • Weekly Fees: $120 / $132 non-resident
    Week 3: $96/$108
  • Location: Arcata Community Center, Teen Room 

Need a full day of child care? Enroll your child in Redwood Day Camp Mornings and we will walk them to the Community Center for Art Camp in the afternoons.

Dates/Themes for Campers 5 -8 years

Week 1: June 20 -24 Fundamentals of Art: 
Campers will learn the fundamentals to help guide and shape their art work.

Week 2: June 27- July 1 Environments Around the World: 
Art will be inspired by forests, oceans, deserts and other environments around the world.

Week 5: July 18-22 Spirit Week: 
This fun filled week will feature a new theme everyday helping inspire a wide variety of art projects and opportunities to dress up and participate in wacky ways.  

Week 6: July 25-29 - DIY/Upcycling: 
Give new life to repurposed and reused materials.
Week 9: Aug 15-19 - Storybook Inspiration: 
Create and explore all things books including the characters within.  

Dates/ Theme for Campers 9 -12 years

Week 3: July 5-8 (No Camp on Monday, July 4th) Art Movements: 
Create and explore abstract art and mosaics

Week 4: July 11-15 Fundamentals of Art: 
Learning is the fundamentals will help guide and shape artists work.   

Week 7: Aug 1 -5 DIY/Upcycling: 
Give new life to repurposed and reused materials
Week 8: Aug 8-12 Environments Around the World: 
Art will be inspired by Forests, oceans, Deserts and other environments around the world.. 

Enroll online or with the Recreation office  

Camp Combo

Combine Mornings Only Redwood Day Camp or Skate Camp with 
Art Camp in the afternoon for a full day of fun!
Sorry, transportation is not provided to/from the Arcata Skate Park .
Camp Combo Weekly Fee: $170 resident / $194 non-resident

Interested in our Payment Plan Option?

Please refer to the Summer Camps page for our Payment Plan details.