ARTventures Camps!

Choose Your Own ARTventure!

Camp themes and info:

PFAC is hosting nine incredible weeks of summer ARTventures for boys and girls, ages 5-12. Campers can enjoy one or multiple weeks of camp at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center.

The camp day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a morning session from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., lunch and outdoor time (weather permitting) from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., and the afternoon session from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The camp day ends promptly at 4:00 p.m. 

Early drop off at 8 am and late pick up at 5 pm are options for all day campers. Only attending a half day, we offer a drop off of 1 hour early or late pick up one hour late.

Campers should pack a morning snack, afternoon snack and lunch. 

Each week features both morning and afternoon sessions for ages 5-8 and 9-12. Campers will be guided by a Teaching Artist and a team of counselors.

For more info on our camps: (757) 596-8175 or click ENROLL below!

4-Day Camp fees :
Full Day: $185 members/$210 nonmembers
Half Day Sessions: $105 members/ $125 nonmembers
Early Drop-Off 8-9 am: $25 per week
Extended Care 4-5 pm: $25 per week
Multi-Child and Multi-Camp discounts offered*
(first child/camp at full member/nonmember price)

*use promo code “multi15” at checkout for $15 off each additional camp after your first camp – first camp at full price. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions.

*Clay Camps and Two Day Camps are priced differently due to a higher cost of materials and shorter camp times

Camps run Weekly June 26 – August 31

June 26 – 29

Fuzzy Fibers– This is not your grandma’s sewing class! Weave abstract art, Chagall inspired tapestry, design and sew a pizza pillow, make rad 80s-inspired string art, tie dye a tote bag, and more!


July 5 & 6 (Two-Day Camp)

What a Mess!– Make slime, splatter paint, shoot arrows dipped in paint, make a batik and a feathery Chagall-inspired roster, and more!.


July 10 – 13

Mini Masterpieces– Create art in the style of famous artists like Chagall, Romero Britto, Chihuly, Picasso, Calder, Kandinsky, and more!


July 17 – 20

Passport to Europe – Can’t go to Europe to check out the art? No worries, we will bring it to you!  Finger paint a cave painting by candlelight, paint en plein air, decorate a beret, have your face painted like a mime and use pastels to create your own version of Paris Through the Window.


July 24 – 27

Sculpt it!– No flat artwork here! Air-dry clay animals, paper mache desserts, wire mobiles, cardboard masks,  3-d Blue House inspired by our Chagall exhibition and a burger with a secret compartment!


July 31 – August 3

Fantasy Fun Painted dragon’s eyes, adorable aliens, a hybrid animal inspired by Chagall, monster masks, rainbow geodes and more!


August 7 – 10

Rock, paper, scissors….ART! Do rocks beat paper? Find out in this camp! Embellish rocks and hide them in the park (you’ll keep some too), colorful Chagall collage, paper weaving, papier mache masks, air-dry clay, and more!


August 14 – 17

Cirque de PFAC!– Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my! And that’s just the beginning of this Chagall-themed camp! Paint your face to look like your favorite animal, make a clown or masquerade mask, paper mache candy apple, and more!


Clay Camps

Young potters and sculptors will learn the basics of ceramics in our clay camps. Each week will have different projects. Feel free to take one week, or more!

Tuesday to Friday, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

August 7 – 10

August 14 – 17

August 21 – 24

August 28 – 31

5 – 8 year old camp: Learn the basics of ceramics including slipping and scoring, rolling a slab, making a pinch pot, glazing and even try your hand on the wheel.  Limit 6 students

9 – 12 year old camp: Learn the basics of ceramics including slipping and scoring, rolling a slab, making a coil pot, throwing on the wheel, making a pinch pot, and making a whistle or rattle. Limit 8 students