Visual Art Camps for Kids and specialized Teen Studio 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?


LOCATION

  • 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!


COLLABORATION 

  • 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.


CURRICULUM 

  • Emphasis on artistic voice and choice, play, explore, process, and experiment with TAB 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).


TEACHERS 

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


EXPERIENCE 

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


SPACES

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




February & April Break Kids Art Camps

February 19th-23rd, 2024

April 1st-5th, 2024

Ages 6-8 "Canvas Kids" 

Ages 9-13 "Creative Crew" 

ABOUT

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. 

PRICING

Half Day Only 8:30-11:30am

$175 member/$205 non-member

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

    Register here!





    Summer Kids Art Camps

    July 1st-August 30th, 2024

    Ages 6-8 "Canvas Kids"

    Ages 9-13 "Creative Crew"

    ABOUT

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

    PRICING

    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 Studio Workshops

    Registration Coming Soon!

    July 1st-August 30th, 2024

    Ages 10-17 "Teen Studio"

    SCHEDULE

    1 Day Workshops 1:00-4:00 PM

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

    ABOUT

    1-Day Specialized Workshops in:

    Drawing, Painting, Collage, Mixed-Media, Printmaking, Sculpture, Jewelry, Fiber Arts, Fashion, Digital Photography, Digital Drawing & Painting, Animation, Graphic Design, and Portfolio. 

    PRICING

    $45 member/$54 non-member plus materials fee (varies per workshop)

    ART CAMP & WORKSHOP REMINDERS

    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.

    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 & EMAIL MEDICAL INFO Here & Immunization Records TO EDUCATION@SARATOGA-ARTS.ORG  UPON REGISTRATION 



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      Saratoga Arts

      320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
      p. 518.584.4132
      Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
      Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Friday 11am-3pm


      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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