Get artistic this summer with a wide range of fun and affordable Summer Arts Camps offered by Strathcona County. Whether it be visual or performing arts, there’s something to appeal to almost every interest. Your child can embrace their inner dancer, actor or artist through circus performance, building with clay, young author and artist camp and so much more.  These camps are all happening throughout July and August at some very unique and inspiring venues right in Sherwood Park!

Strathcona County Arts Summer Camps

The performing arts take center stage at Festival Place! Choose from dance or musical theatre, including a unique CSI crime scene investigation drama camp. For budding young filmmakers, learning to plan, write, shoot and edit short films in Movie Stars Behind the Lens. Learn in this state-of-the-art performance venue and theatre located in the beautiful Broadmoor Lake Park.

For young visual artists, why not try expressing yourself through clay? Ranked as one of the best pottery studios in the province, The Clay Hut at historic Smeltzer House has all the tools and materials to create brilliant ceramic works. Choose youth friendly summer camp options like Creative in Clay for tactile artistic exploration with Strathcona County’s iconic pottery program. 

Strathcona County Arts Summer Camps

For the full gambit of visual arts, there’s no better spot to be than Gallery @ 501! This hub for contemporary arts and crafts is conveniently located in the Community Centre and offers painting, printmaking and sculpture. Youth will be inspired by artwork through the ages during Time Travellers Art Camp, or can get closer to nature during Wild Crafts, an art and nature camp split between the Gallery and the Strathcona Wilderness Centre.

Strathcona County Arts Summer Camps

There are so many great reasons to choose Strathcona County Summer Arts Camps. They are affordable and convenient, with most programs offering pre and post-care to ease drop off and pick-up. Introduce your child to something new and exciting, or add to the skills already in their repertoire. Either way, it is a fun way for them to get creative, meet new friends, and build self confidence this summer as they discover their own artistic side!

Make sure you visit the summer camp guidelines page for important information and forms so you arrive at your camp prepared.

Strathcona County Summer Arts Camps

Performing Arts Summer Camps | Ages 4 to 17

When: Weekly July 4-August 26, 2022
Where: Festival Place | 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park
Website: Performing Arts Camps Schedule & Registration

Visual Arts Summer Camps | Ages 6 to 17

When: Weekly July 4-August 26, 2022
Where: Smeltzer House | 1 Broadmoor Boulevard; Gallery @ 501 | 501 Festival Avenue
Website: Visual Arts Camps Schedule & Registration