What are Joslyn Summer Camps?
Spend the summer making art! Campers will get inspiration from artworks in the galleries and gardens to create works of their own in the studios.

Camps are offered all summer long for ages 4-5, 6-8, 9-12 and teens!

Options for full- or half-days are available; snack provided. Full-day campers are asked to bring a sack lunch for a supervised Lunch Bunch.

Click here for more information about registration, refunds, and other important class notes.

Joslyn’s refund policy is as follows: 50% refund for cancellations made up to two weeks prior to the class start date; no refunds for cancellations made less than two weeks before a class begins.


Half-day Camps (Monday-Friday)
Joslyn Members: $85; General Public: $100
Pint-sized Painters
July 15-19; 9 am-noon
Campers will meet masterful painters like Claude Monet, Jackson Pollock, and Helen Frankenthaler in this brushstroke-filled camp. We’ll explore acrylic, tempera, and watercolor paints while experimenting with non-traditional tools and brushstrokes.
Instructor: Jaim Hackbart




Art in 3-D
July 29-August 2; 9 am-noon
We’ll make art that jumps out at you in this sculpture camp that will take inspiration from artists like Alexander Calder and Jun Kaneko, as we learn to build, model, assemble, and carve works of sculpture.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez






Half-day Camps (Monday-Friday)

Joslyn Members: $85 per camp; General Public: $100 per camp

Snacks provided. Campers attending a full-day camp, or pairing morning and afternoon camps in the same week, should bring a lunch and drink and join the supervised Lunch Bunch, from noon-1 pm




Animals in Art (A)
July 15-19; 1-4 pm (no pairing)
Roam the galleries to find paintings that purr and sculptures that bite. We’ll look to see how artist use texture, pattern, and shape to make lifelike animal artworks. After our safari through the Museum we will make sculptures, paintings, and prints of animals.
Instructor: Pamela Conyers-Hinson

Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.



Paint like a Pro (C)
July 22-26; 9 am-noon (pair with Art with Style B)
Campers will investigate arts brushstrokes and painting styles in the gallery as we get to know artists like Rembrandt, Stuart Davis, and Mary Cassatt. In the studio we’ll learn to mix colors, create canvas paintings, and experiment with non-traditional tools.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez

Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.



Art with Style (B)
July 22-26; 1-4 pm (pair with Paint Like a Pro C)
Visit the galleries to get yourself some style! We’ll get to know some of art’s most famous styles and all-star artists. In the studio we’ll create stylin’ artworks of our own inspired by Cubism, Impressionism, Regionalism, and Expressionism.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson

This camp is currently full. Click here to add your student's name and phone number to a wait list.





Draw For Real (D)
July 29 - August 2; 1-4 pm
Learn to draw for real in this camp that will teach you the tricks artist’s use to accurately draw what they see. We’ll train our hands and eyes with a series of artists’ exercises to create drawings with perspective, value, and mass, using pencil, charcoal, pastels, and more.
Instructor: Megan McLeay


Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.



 Art You Can Sit On (B)
August 5-9; 9 am-noon (pair with What’s New? B)
A special exhibition of two hundred years of chair design will teach us to look at everyday objects as great works of art. In the gallery we’ll look to see how designers combine art and function to create beautiful artworks you can sit on! In the studio, campers will design, build, and paint a chair of their own.
Instructor: Therese Straseski


Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.



What’s New? (B)
August 5-9; 1-4 pm (pair with Art You Can Sit On B)
Artists are always looking for the next new idea. We’ll look at artists that changed the game with brand new ideas and get to know artists who continue to show us what’s new. We’ll learn about Abstraction, Minimalism, Impressionism, and contemporary artists to get some new ideas of our own that we’ll use as we make paintings, prints, and sculpture.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez






Half-day Camps (Monday-Friday)
Joslyn Members: $85 per camp; General Public: $100 per camp

Snacks provided. Campers attending a full-day camp, or pairing morning and afternoon camps in the same week, should bring a lunch and drink and join the supervised Lunch Bunch, from noon-1 pm


Draw for Real (B)
July 15-19; 1-4 pm (Pair with Art You Can Sit On A)
Learn to draw for real in this camp that will teach you the tricks artists use to accurately draw what they see. We’ll train our hands and eyes with a series of artists’ exercises to create drawings with perspective, value, and mass, using pencil, charcoal, pastels, and more.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson

Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.



Art with Style (A)
July 22-26; 9 am-noon (pair with Paint Like a Pro D)
Visit the galleries to get yourself some style! We’ll get to know some of art’s most famous styles and all-star artists. In the studio we’ll create stylin’ artworks of our own inspired by Cubism, Impressionism, Regionalism, and Expressionism.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson




Paint Like a Pro (D)
July 22-26; 1-4 pm (pair with Art with Style A)
Campers will investigate painters’ brushstrokes and styles in the gallery as we get to know artists like Rembrandt, Stuart Davis, and Mary Cassatt. In the studio we’ll learn to mix colors, create canvas paintings, and experiment with non-traditional tools.
Instructor: Jaim Hackbart


This class is currently full. Please click here to add your name and phone number to a wait list.



Draw for Real (C)
July 29-August 2; 9 am-noon (pair with Art Tricks B)
Learn to draw for real in this camp that will teach you the tricks artists use to accurately draw what they see. We’ll train our hands and eyes with a series of artists’ exercises to create drawings with perspective, value, and mass, using pencil, charcoal, pastels, and more.
Instructor: Megan McLeay


Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.



Art Tricks (B) July 29-August 2; 1-4 pm (pair with Draw for Real C) Like magicians, artists use tricks and create illusions in their art. We’ll learn some of the tricks of the trade to create optical illusions and perspective, and discover secret tools used by artists to create images quickly and accurately. We’ll put our bag of tricks to use in the studio as we create drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures.
Instructor: CaSandra Johnson

Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.




What’s New? (A)
August 5-9; 9 am-noon (pair with Animals in Art B)
Artists are always looking for the next new idea. We’ll look at artists that changed the game with brand new ideas and get to know artists who continue to show us what’s new. We’ll learn about Abstraction, Minimalism, Impressionism, and contemporary artists to get some new ideas of our own that we’ll use as we make paintings, prints, and sculpture.
Instructor: Carey Hernandez




Animals in Art (B)
August 5-9; 1-4 pm (pair with What’s New? A) Roam the galleries to find paintings that purr and sculptures that bite. We’ll look to see how artist use texture, pattern, and shape to make lifelike animal artworks. After our safari through the Museum we will make sculptures, paintings, and prints of animals. 
Instructor: Pamela Conyers-Hinson

Unfortunately, this camp is sold out. Click here to add your student's name and your phone number to a wait list.