Visual Art Camps for Kids and specialized Teen Workshops are offered all 9 weeks of Summer in July and August. As well as 1 week camps during school breaks in February and April. 

Why Art Camp at Saratoga Arts?


  • Our building is in downtown Saratoga Springs, NY on the corner of Broadway and Spring Street inside historic Congress Park.
  • A vibrant arts culture in a relaxed park setting.
  • Daily access to the outdoors (weather permitting) for art making, lunch/snack breaks with space to play!


  • Having fun with art campers of all ages and Apple Blossom Bunch: Prek in the Park through peer art shows, critiques, and group art making.
  • Culminating weekly Art Shows for family and friends! 
  • Opportunities to Exhibit their work in our main gallery space.


  • Emphasis on artistic voice and choice, play, explore, process, and experiment with TAB   (Teaching for Artistic Behavior) teaching methods.
  • 2D (drawing, painting, collage, printmaking), 3D (mixed media, sculpture, clay, fiber arts, fashion) and digital art (on personal devices: photography, digital drawing, animation).


  • Caring teachers who are working artists!
  • Supportive Saratoga Arts staff 


  • Immersed in the community arts center among the work of talented local artists.
  • Weekly viewing of current gallery exhibition, theater, weaving and printmaking studios.


  • Inclusive and safe environment 
  • Large, multi-purpose, air conditioned classrooms
  • Extensive materials and tools
  • Display Spaces

Summer Kids Art Camps

July 1st-August 30th, 2024

Ages 6-8 "Canvas Kids"

Ages 9-13 "Creative Crew"


The Choice-Based/TAB (Teaching for Artistic Behavior) art making approach emphasizes that YOUR CHILD IS THE ARTIST! They'll have fun experimenting with various materials and techniques to create art inspired by their ideas, life experiences and passions. 


Half Day 8:30-11:30am

$175 member/$205 non-member

Price Breakdown: $150 member/$180 non-member plus $25 materials fee

Full Day 8:30am-4:00pm

$400 member/$475 non-member

Price Breakdown: $375 member/$450 non-member plus $25 materials fee

Register here!

Summer Teen Workshops

July 1st-August 30th, 2024

Ages 10-17 


1:00-4:00 PM

  • 1:00 PM drop off
  • 2:30-3:00 PM snack outdoors
  • 4:00 PM pick up


Specialized 1-Day or full week Workshops in:

Drawing, illustration, painting, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, fiber arts, fashion, weaving, digital photography, and creative wellness.


Varies per length and materials fee

Register here!

The Innovation Center's Roller Coaster Camp

July 8th – July 12th

Ages 12-15


In association with Clarkson University and Saratoga Arts, The Innovation Center at Saratoga, Inc., is presenting an opportunity for middle and early high school students to experience the creation of a roller coaster and theme park. Working in small teams, students will learn the science behind roller coasters and then use Roblox to create their dream coaster as part of a theme park.

Registration includes:

  • 4 days of in-class exploration using physics, math, and computers
  • Incorporation of artistic components as students learn to theme their coasters and theme parks
  • 1 all-expenses paid day (including food and camp t-shirt) at The Great Escape


Full Day (9am to 4pm)

$495 Saratoga Arts Members/ $545 Non-Members

Register Here


Be kind and respectful to peers, teachers, staff, materials, art studios, and nature.
Bring a water bottle or two each day. Saratoga Arts doesn't have water foundations to refill bottles. 
Half Day & Teen Workshops-Bring a snack that's tree nut & peanut free.
Full Day-Bring 2 snacks and a lunch that's tree nut & peanut free.

Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. Sunscreen and hats for being outdoors in the summer.

Bring reusable bags and/or cardboard boxes to the Art Show each week to take home sculptures. 

Personal devices (cell phones, tablets and/or headphones) are permitted for the following only: digital art making, visual photo/video references, research, to listen to music during studio time. They're to be put away during teacher instruction, lunch/ snack breaks to socialize with peers and enjoy the outdoors. 

    Review saratoga arts VISUAL ART CAMP policies HERE Prior to Registration.

    COMPLETE MEDICAL INFO & Immunization Records Found in Registration Confirmation Email

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    Saratoga Arts

    320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    p. 518.584.4132
    Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
    Gallery Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-4pm Saturday 10am-2pm

    Wednesday and Sunday closed

    Saratoga Arts' programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.  

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