Summer Camp ARTventures

Summer ARTventures at PFAC!

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.

Half Day (9am-noon or 1-4pm) and Full Day options are available, early drop-off and extended care available. 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)

Clay Camps are priced differently due to a higher cost of materials. 

Camp themes and info:







Just Beach: June 27-30

Surf’s Up: Paint jellyfish on canvas, tie dye a t-shirt and beach bag and create a paper mache sea creature!

Ages 5-8 SOLD OUT

Ages 9-12 Still space available







Go To Your Room: July 6-7

Explore the current exhibition, Dream House, and create art for your room! Campers will create an abstract masterpiece, a hanging string twinkle lamp, a plushy and more!







Hey, They’re Copying Me…: July 11-14

Make a paper mache dessert in the style of Wayne Thiebaud, splatter paint like Jackson Pollack, embrace your inner Picasso to design a cubist mask, paint sunflowers like Van Gogh  and more!







World Art: July 18-21 & August 15-18

You won’t need a passport to create art from around the world. Dye cloth in the Japanese shibori style, paint calavera (sugar skull) masks, sculpt paper mache Greek vases, design African Dogon masks, and design a totem pole!







Nature Calls: July 25-28

Embrace your wild side (without the bug bites)! Campers will create realistic plants from paper mache, weave fish from paper, recycle objects to create a wind chime, complete an outdoor scavenger hunt and use their printmaking and sewing skills to create an animal plushie!







STEAM Camp: August 1-4

STEM + Art = FUN!! Campers will experiment with cyano type nature prints, glitter slime, radial symmetry printmaking, markerbots, and will grow their own geodes!







Half Day – Clay : August 7-11

Campers will get their hands dirty with various types of clay to create 2-3 and 3-d artworks including paper mache donuts, pinch pot monsters, emoji faces and more!  9-12 year olds will also work on the wheel.

5-8 yr olds: Handbuilding Clay Class. 9AM-12PM SOLD OUT
9-12 yr olds: Handbuilding and Throwing on the wheel. 1-4PM
Members $150/Nonmembers $160


Clay Camp: August 22-25 SOLD OUT

Mud, sludge, slurry, muck, mire or dirt! No matter what you call it, you can expect to get dirty at Pfac Clay Camp! Campers will turn pinch pots into animal bowls, make fairy and gnome cottages, create coil vases and even try their hand at throwing on the pottery wheel! Work will be ready for pick-up 2-3 weeks later.
Tuesday through Friday 10am-2pm
Members $195 /Nonmembers $210

Ages 5-12