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2024 Summer Art Camps

Your Child's Creative Journey Begins Here.

Get $20 Off Per Child When You Register By April 30!

Designed for children aged 5 to 14, our summer art camps are a hotbed of imagination and discovery where young minds can spark their creative flame, learn new skills, build confidence, and forge new friendships. Our week-long camps offer exciting explorations in various mediums—from painting and sculpture to acting and printmaking—led by passionate instructors who are experts in their craft.

Choose from morning or afternoon sessions, with an optional supervised lunch. All camps take place in our inspiring museum studios.

Remember, registration closes the Friday before each camp week. For last-minute enrollments, call us over the weekend at 908-735-8415.

Questions? Contact Kate Mahoney, Education Coordinator, at [email protected].

Teens, want to join the fun? Apply to be a HAM Helper counselor! Applications still being accepted. Click here to apply.

Week
Age Group
Category

1A – The Very Hungry… Artist! (FULL)

This camp has reached its maximum enrollment. Please consider joining us for another one of our summer art camps! Come and explore the artistic style of artist and author, Eric Carle. Campers will...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Maggie Messina
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): June 17 - June 21
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

1B – Block Printmaking: Linocuts

Students will explore the possibilities of block printing by carving and printing their own linocut designs. Each printmaker will then apply their skills and use their designs to create a book of...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Dawn Stevens
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): June 17 - June 21
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

1C – Wacky Landscapes with Clay! (FULL!)

This camp has reached its maximum enrollment. Please consider joining us for another one of our summer art camps! Use your imagination to create magical scenes out of clay. Students will learn the...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Madison Moreno
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): June 17 - June 21
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

1D – Meet the Masters!

In this session, a variety of painting styles (impressionism, cubism, fauvism, realism, pop art, etc.) will be introduced and reinforced as we focus on use of color, line, shape, and form to paint...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Patrick Smith
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): June 17 - June 21
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

1E – Week 1 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): June 17 - June 21
Tuition: All Students: $50

2A – Sew Cool!

Come learn the basics of hand sewing as we create our own plush toys, bags, and...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Kelly DiGioia
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): June 24 - June 28
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

2B – Pop Fusion: Adventures in Mixed Media

Campers will draw inspiration from Pop Art's most celebrated artists, from the bold colors of Roy Lichtenstein's comic-inspired works to the iconic imagery of Andy Warhol's Campbell's Soup cans. We...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Dawn Stevens
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): June 24 - June 28
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

2C – Art Explorers

Discover the boundless world of artistic expression at this engaging and dynamic art camp. Designed for our young artists, this camp offers a unique blend of fun, learning, and community-building....

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): June 24 - June 28
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

2D – Acrylic Painting

Students will explore the art of acrylic painting while experimenting with different techniques and styles, such as color mixing, composition, under painting, and paint application techniques. They...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Kelly DiGioia
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): June 24 - June 28
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

2E – Week 2 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): June 24 - June 28
Tuition: All Students: $50

3A – Swifties Unite! (FULL)

This camp has reached its maximum enrollment. Please consider joining us for another one of our summer art camps! This week it’s all about Taylor Swift! We’ll make bracelets and fan art,...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Kelly DiGioia
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 1 - July 3
Tuition: Members: $165, Non-Members: $180

3B – Animal Portraits (Full!)

This camp has reached its maximum enrollment. Please consider joining us for another one of our summer art camps! Creating a variety of work, students will learn anatomy, texture, and form...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Andrea Gianchiglia
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 1 - July 3
Tuition: Members: $165, Non-Members: $180

3C – Imagination Station

Use your unlimited imagination in this engaging and dynamic art camp. This session offers a wonderful blend of fun, learning, and community-building. Students are encouraged to experiment with...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 1 - July 3
Tuition: Members: $165, Non-Members: $180

3D – Swifties Unite! (FULL)

This camp has reached its maximum enrollment. Please consider joining us for another one of our summer art camps! This week it’s all about Taylor Swift! We’ll make bracelets and fan art,...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Kelly DiGioia
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 1 - July 3
Tuition: Members: $165, Non-Members: $180

3E – Week 3 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): July 1 - July 3
Tuition: All Students: $30

4A – Fantastic Fairytales (1 seat remaining!)

Let your imagination soar! Come explore myths, legends, and folklore as we create scenes from magical tales. We will build, construct, paint, and craft using recycled materials, modeling clay, and...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Kelly DiGioia
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 8 - July 12
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

4B – Creative Batik Fabric Design

In this class, we will explore the world of Batik painting. Learn how to create several pieces using resistance painting on fabric. The end results will be colorful painted flower and landscape...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Linda Schroeder
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 8 - July 12
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

4C – Inspired by Nature (2 seats remaining!)

Discover the art and design possibilities found in nature! Experiment with activities such as painting, clay sculpting, making sun prints, nature sketching, and...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 8 - July 12
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

4D – Cosmic Creations

Dive into deep space as we create stunning cosmic creations using a multitude of art materials such as marbleized paper, found objects, soft sculpture, and more!...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Kelly DiGioia
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 8 - July 12
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

4E – Week 4 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): July 8 - July 12
Tuition: All Students: $50

5A – Animal Portraits (FULL)

This camp has reached maximum capacity. We encourage you to register for another one of our many summer camp offerings!   In this fun class, we will learn how to sketch, paint, and collage...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Linda Schroeder
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 15 - July 19
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

5B – Dramatic Arts

Students will learn basic stagecraft and have fun doing theatre games and stage combat.  Actors will work on character development, monologues, and scene study. The final day will include a showcase...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Kristin Marusic
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 15 - July 19
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

5C – Art & Music

This unique experience blends the world of visual arts with the enchanting realm of music, offering young participants a fusion of inspiration and self-expression. From classical compositions to...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 15 - July 19
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

5D – Silkscreen Printing: T-Shirts & Apparel

Students will learn the basics of how to silkscreen print using traditional studio tools and techniques. Each printmaker will create designs to both print/proof on paper and fabric, as well as design...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Joshua Dillon
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 15 - July 19
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

5E – Week 5 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): July 15 - July 19
Tuition: All Students: $50

6A – Dramatic Arts (1 Seat Remaining!)

Students will learn basic stagecraft and have fun doing theatre games and stage combat.  Actors will work on character development, monologues, and scene study. The final day will include a showcase...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Kristin Marusic
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 22 - July 26
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

6B – Intro to Hand Papermaking

Create your very own paper! Campers will learn the magic of upcycling paper scraps into handmade paper. We will experiment with color, inclusions, embedding, and embossing. Campers will learn the...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Kirstin Demer
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 22 - July 26
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

6C – Eco Art: Recycled Wonders

Use your imagination to turn unexpected objects into amazing mixed media art. Working with recycled and repurposed materials, kids in this session will create upcycled art while experimenting with...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 22 - July 26
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

6D – Flora & Fauna: Drawing Landscapes

This session will focus on the students' drawing abilities as they relate to the beauty of nature. Students will create a small series of drawings based off of the forest/wilderness, found natural...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Joshua Dillon
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 22 - July 26
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

6E – Week 6 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): July 22 - July 26
Tuition: All Students: $50

7A – Nature’s Canvas (1 seat remaining!)

Nature's Canvas is a magical journey that combines the wonders of the natural world with the joy of creative expression. Immerse your child in a week-long adventure where art and nature come together...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Liz Tracey
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 29 - August 2
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

7B – Create & Inspire

Students will create a variety of work ranging in mediums and subject matter. Following step-by-step instruction, students will learn about form, value, color, technique, and proportion. Perfect for...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Andrea Gianchiglia
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): July 29 - August 2
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

7C – Clay Creatures

Campers will create a face planter and other creature-y objects out of air dry clay using traditional handbuilding techniques and then painting...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Mariella Pace
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 29 - August 2
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

7D – Relief Prints: Woodcuts & Us

Students will familiarize themselves with basic wood-carving and relief printmaking tools. Students will be able to make prints using the etching press and create their own self portraits/caricature...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Joshua Dillon
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): July 29 - August 2
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

7E – Week 7 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): July 29 - August 2
Tuition: All Students: $50

8A – Fantasy Animals: Imagine Dragons and More

Create your own fantasy animals! Students will get to imagine and design their own fantasy creatures with a personality and powers, and will then send their creatures on an epic adventure with their...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Wenjing Feng
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): August 5 - August 9
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

8B – Get Creative with Clay

Feel the squishing of clay in your hands as you design and sculpt! We will use air dry clay to create a bowl, a beach scene, a beautiful leaf mobile, and fun animals. We will complete these projects...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Linda Schroeder
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): August 5 - August 9
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

8C – Meet the Masters! (FULL)

This camp has reached maximum capacity. We encourage you to register for another one of our many summer camp offerings! Campers will learn about a famous artist each day of camp. They will create...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Kirstin Demer
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): August 5 - August 9
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

8D – The Power of Illustration

In this session, we’ll focus on the power of images to tell stories and learn how to plan, design, and paint or draw a complete illustration that conveys ideas and...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Patrick Smith
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): August 5 - August 9
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

8E – Week 8 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): August 5 - August 9
Tuition: All Students: $50

9A – Painting with Yarn

In this creative class, use your design ability to sketch on canvas and create beautiful pieces of art using varieties of colored yarn and glue. This class will complete 4 beautiful yarn pieces...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Linda Schroeder
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): August 12 - August 16
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

9B – Fired Clay: Handbuilding Functional Pottery

In the class, students will learn the foundational techniques of handbuilding with clay in order to create functional pottery pieces. From slab mugs to coil pots, students will make usable pieces of...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Madison Moreno
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm
Date(s): August 12 - August 16
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

9C – Fairy Fun: Wings and Things! (2 seats remaining!)

Create your own fairy crown, wings, and other fey things in this magical workshop full of sparkly glitter and a fairytale or...

Age: 5-9
Instructor: Mariella Pace
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): August 12 - August 16
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

9D – Let’s Make Books!

Fold, stitch, and glue your very own books! Students will discover the possibilities of handmade books. They will create pamphlet, star books, single-sheet folded books, tunnel books, and more!...

Age: 10-14
Instructor: Kirstin Demer
Time: 1:00-4:00pm
Date(s): August 12 - August 16
Tuition: Members: $280, Non-Members: $299

9E – Week 9 Lunch with the Bunch

Staying for a full day of camp? Or just want to eat lunch with some friends? Sign up for Lunch with the Bunch so your child can eat lunch with other students, supervised by HAM staff. After lunch is...

Age: 5-14
Instructor: HAM Staff
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Date(s): August 12 - August 16
Tuition: All Students: $50
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