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The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey is pleased to offer two types of weekday camps for kids this summer!

Read our post about fostering creativity in your child.



NEW! ART IN AMERICA CAMP (July 5 - July 8)
This special four-day week of camp is inspired by Independence Day! Be inspired by “America the Beautiful!” Your child will “visit” cities and learn about major American artists and have fun while exploring art forms throughout the United States using various media including watercolor, acrylic, pastel and more. Students can sign up for full week of camp or sign up per day.

Please read our Studio School Policies before registering for any camp session. For more information about the Studio School contact Dalila DeCarvalho, Studio School Coordinator, at dalila@artcenternj.org or 908.273.9121 x214.



Art in America : July 5 - July 8
Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Your child will create three projects per day: two based on their “travels” and one inspired by artists. Your child will take inspiration from artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Edward Hopper and Andy Warhol  just to name a few.
  • Art in America
    (ages 5 - 7 )
    Tuition: $ 360.00

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  • Art in America
    (ages 8 - 10 )
    Tuition: $ 360.00

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  • Art in America
    (ages 11 - 12 )
    Tuition: $ 360.00

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KIDS ART CAMP (Sessions 1 - 7)
Kids’ Art Camp has been developed to foster knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts. Your child will explore drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, and three-dimensional work and more under the guidance of our highly qualified instructors. Projects are different each week ensuring new art experiences for your child. Every Friday, camp conclude with an exhibition where parents/caregivers are invited to view your child’s artwork.

When: Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 3 pm, Friday: 10 am – 2 pm; Friday Art Exhibition begins at 2 pm
Ages: 5 – 12
Drop-Off: 9:50 am   Pick-Up: 3:05 pm (2 pm on Fridays)
   *NEW! Early Drop-Off (8:30 am): Additional $100 per week
Attire:
Old clothes or bring an apron/smock
What to Bring: Lunch (including drink) & snack
Tuition: $380 per session

Important Information
Students are grouped into seven different age groups:
VanGogn: ages 5 – 6
Monet: ages 6 – 7
O’Keeffe: ages 7 – 8
Warhol: ages 8 – 9
DaVinci: ages 9 – 10
Lichtenstein: ages 10 – 11
Hopper: ages 11 – 12
Age groups are assigned by the Art Center and may vary slightly depending on the number of students enrolled in a particular group. There is a maximum of 16 students to a group.  Specific age group placement requests are accepted but not guaranteed.

Friday Art Exhibitions
At the end of each week, we install Kids’ Camp projects throughout the Strolling Galleries on the first and second floors of the Art Center. You and your family are invited to attend to see your child’s artwork. The exhibitions are on Fridays at 2 pm.


Please read our Studio School Policies before registering for any camp session. For more information about the Studio School contact Dalila DeCarvalho, Studio School Coordinator, at dalila@artcenternj.org or 908.273.9121 x214.


Session 1: July 11 - July 15
Mini-Masters
Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Explore the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art!  Boys & girls alike will love creating their own characters and places for them to live. Learn the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, Disney Princesses, Angry Birds and The Lion King just to name a few.  
Be inspired! Your child will create multiple projects and experiment with various mediums, all while learning about the timeline of art from primitive man through the contemporary masters. Your child will create art projects based upon well-known artistic styles.  Projects are different for each Mini Masters week.
Note: Friday Art Exhibition and Student Pick-Up begin at 2 pm.
VanGogh Group
(ages 5 - 6 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Monet Group
(ages 6 - 7 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

O'Keeffe Group
(ages 7 - 8 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Warhol Group
(ages 8 - 9 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

DaVinci Group
(ages 9 - 10 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Lichtenstein Group
(ages 10 - 11 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Hopper Group
(ages 11 - 12 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

 

Session 2: July 18 - July 22
Comics, Characters & Cartoons
Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Explore the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art!  Boys & girls alike will love creating their own characters and places for them to live. Learn the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, Disney Princesses, Angry Birds and The Lion King just to name a few.  
Explore! In the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art. Learn from the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, and Disney Princesses, just to name a few.
Note: Friday Art Exhibition and Student Pick-Up begin at 2 pm.
VanGogh Group
(ages 5 - 6 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Monet Group
(ages 6 - 7 )
Tuition: $ 385.00
Full, Waitlist Available
O'Keeffe Group
(ages 7 - 8 )
Tuition: $ 385.00
Full, Waitlist Available
Warhol Group
(ages 8 - 9 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

DaVinci Group
(ages 9 - 10 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Lichtenstein Group
(ages 10 - 11 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Hopper Group
(ages 11 - 12 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

 

Session 3: July 25 - July 29
Art Around the Globe
Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Explore the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art!  Boys & girls alike will love creating their own characters and places for them to live. Learn the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, Disney Princesses, Angry Birds and The Lion King just to name a few.  
Pack your bags! Your child will travel the world to see how different countries and cultures create and celebrate art.  Your child will become fluent in the universal language of “Art.”
Note: Friday Art Exhibition and Student Pick-Up begin at 2 pm.
VanGogh Group
(ages 5 - 6 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Monet Group
(ages 6 - 7 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

O'Keeffe Group
(ages 7 - 8 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Warhol Group
(ages 8 - 9 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

DaVinci Group
(ages 9 - 10 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Lichtenstein Group
(ages 10 - 11 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Hopper Group
(ages 11 - 12 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

 

Session 4: August 1 - August 5
Into the Wild - Animals & Wildlife Art
Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Explore the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art!  Boys & girls alike will love creating their own characters and places for them to live. Learn the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, Disney Princesses, Angry Birds and The Lion King just to name a few.  
Take a journey through the jungle, swim through the ocean, or trek through the Serengeti, as we explore the exciting world of animals and their amazing habitats. Your child will create projects while learning about animals from around the world. 
Note: Friday Art Exhibition and Student Pick-Up begin at 2 pm.
VanGogh Group
(ages 5 - 6 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Monet Group
(ages 6 - 7 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

O'Keeffe Group
(ages 7 - 8 )
Tuition: $ 385.00
Full, Waitlist Available
Warhol Group
(ages 8 - 9 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

DaVinci Group
(ages 9 - 10 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Lichtenstein Group
(ages 10 - 11 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Hopper Group
(ages 11 - 12 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

 

Session 5: August 8 - August 12
Mini-Masters
Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Explore the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art!  Boys & girls alike will love creating their own characters and places for them to live. Learn the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, Disney Princesses, Angry Birds and The Lion King just to name a few.  
Be inspired! Your child will create multiple projects and experiment with various mediums, all while learning about the timeline of art from primitive man through the contemporary masters. Your child will create art projects based upon well-known artistic styles.  Projects are different for each Mini Masters week.
Note: Friday Art Exhibition and Student Pick-Up begin at 2 pm.
VanGogh Group
(ages 5 - 6 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Monet Group
(ages 6 - 7 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

O'Keeffe Group
(ages 7 - 8 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Warhol Group
(ages 8 - 9 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

DaVinci Group
(ages 9 - 10 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Lichtenstein Group
(ages 10 - 11 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Hopper Group
(ages 11 - 12 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

 

Session 6: August 15 - August 19
Exploring the Art of Nature
Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Explore the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art!  Boys & girls alike will love creating their own characters and places for them to live. Learn the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, Disney Princesses, Angry Birds and The Lion King just to name a few.  
Nurture nature! Enjoy the incredible power and beauty of nature! Keeping nature, animals, and different environments in mind, your child will have a chance to learn, explore, and create!
Note: Friday Art Exhibition and Student Pick-Up begin at 2 pm.
VanGogh Group
(ages 5 - 6 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Monet Group
(ages 6 - 7 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

O'Keeffe Group
(ages 7 - 8 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Warhol Group
(ages 8 - 9 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

DaVinci Group
(ages 9 - 10 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Lichtenstein Group
(ages 10 - 11 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Hopper Group
(ages 11 - 12 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

 

Session 7: August 22 - August 26
Storybook Art - Bringing Characters to Life
Monday - Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Explore the world of cartoons, comics and popular characters through art!  Boys & girls alike will love creating their own characters and places for them to live. Learn the evolution of cartoons through Mickey Mouse, My Little Pony, Disney Princesses, Angry Birds and The Lion King just to name a few.  
Start with a story! Your child will travel through the pages of Harry Potter, Where the Wild Things Are and many more to breathe life into their favorite characters.
Note: Friday Art Exhibition and Student Pick-Up begin at 2 pm.
VanGogh Group
(ages 5 - 6 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Monet Group
(ages 6 - 7 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

O'Keeffe Group
(ages 7 - 8 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Warhol Group
(ages 8 - 9 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

DaVinci Group
(ages 9 - 10 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Lichtenstein Group
(ages 10 - 11 )
Tuition: $ 385.00

Hopper Group
(ages 11 - 12 )
Tuition: $ 385.00