Art Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

Art Camps and Summer Programs on Long Island

Your little artist is sure to love one of these art summer camps in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

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UPDATED October 2018: Tap into your child’s artistic and creative side by immersing them in an art camp or program this summer. Children will learn and grow their artistic talents in painting, sculpting, drawing, creating collages, theater, dance, visual arts, filmmaking, music, bookmaking, or learning about art history. Kids will get to experiment with different mediums such as acrylic, charcoal, clay, watercolor, oil, wood, and more. Find art camps and summer programs across Long Island in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including summer art camps in Amityville and Syosset in Nassau County and Calverton, Commack, Dix Hills, Greenlawn, Huntington, and Wheatley Heights in Suffolk County.

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ART LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND SUMMER ART ADVENTURE
631-462-5400
30 DeForest Road, Dix Hills
Summer Pre-College Portfolio Development
107 East Deer Park Road, Dix Hills


Email info@artleague.org

Summer Art Adventure offers kids and teens ages 5-14 fun and creative activities in a variety of visual arts mediums led by certified art professionals. Flexible options allow kids ages 5-10 to join one or all of five weekly themed sessions. Pre-teens and teens ages 11-14 can participate in one or both two-week sessions. Summer Pre-College Portfolio Development is geared to teens ages 15-18 interested in pursuing careers in art and design. Participants can enroll in one or both three-week sessions.

EAST END ARTS SCHOOL
141 East Main St., Riverhead
631-369-2171
Email education@eastendarts.org

Campers-learn and grow creatively in the arts this summer! East End Arts School offers nine weeks of camp each summer; two weeks of Renaissance Kids Camp for ages 5-8 and seven weekly camps for ages 9-14, in both fine arts and music. Our professional instructors teach in small group sizes allowing for personal mentoring and our setting is home-like, with comfortable, air-conditioned rooms and fenced-in, park-like grounds for outdoor play. Each camp concludes with performances and exhibits. Enroll and pay in full by May 1 and receive a 5 percent discount!

KEY TO MY ART, INC.
131 Main St., Amityville
877-539-2278


Email info@keytomyart.com

Not looking to commit to an entire summer of camp? Kids love art? We offer two sessions a day. 10am-12pm, ages 5-7 and 1pm-3pm, ages 8 and older. You choose your days! Each week is a different theme, different projects each day! Drawing, painting, sculpture, and collage-your child will get their hands on all different materials! Run by a NYS-certified art teacher, all artistic assistants are friendly and love working with children! The more you book, the more you save. Save up to 25 percent! Call or email for more information. 631-608-9048, info@keytomyart.com, keytomyart.com.

LONG ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
239 Cold Spring Road, Syosset
516-622-5678

The Long Island High School for the Arts offers a four-week Summer Arts Academy that promises to be a rewarding experience for all aspiring artists sixth through 12th grade. The program offers students professional-level classes designed to provide challenging artistic opportunities taught by practicing artists. Students have the choice to focus on one of LIHSA's major disciplines: Theatre, Music, Dance, Fine Art, Digital Media, Special Effect, or Filmmaking. For more information or to find out what's new for summer 2018, please call 516-622-5678. Open house April 28.

PICASSO KIDZ, CREATIVE ART STUDIO FOR CHILDREN
72 Broadway, Greenlawn
631-261-5500
Email picassokidzart@gmail.com

Picasso Kidz offers engaging, educational, and fun art camps for children of all ages. We offer weekly thematic camps that focus on specific art themes for the duration of the week. Camps are 2½ hours a day, morning or afternoon sessions, Monday-Friday. We supply all materials and smocks. Camps are taught by NYS-certified art teachers. Sign your child up for one of our many creative camps such as "Portraits through Art History," "Exploring Sculpture," "Bookmaking,” "Optical Art,” and "Matisse Mania.” We offer sibling and multi-camp discounts.

POSEY SCHOOL
57 Main St., Northport
631-757-2700
Email poseyschoolofdance@gmail.com

Children will study dance (ballet, tap, and creative movement), Fine Art from the MET, theater, and acting! Monday-Friday from 9am-12pm. Themes for the weeks are: week one July 9-13 Wild, Wild West; week two July 16-20 New York, New York; week three July 30-Aug. 3 African Safari; week four Aug. 6-10 The Forest; week five Aug. 13-17 Sea Cruise. Children will spend time outdoors and indoors in our beautifully air-conditioned studios creating art, dancing, and expressing themselves through theater and acting! $250 per week.

SMITHTOWN TOWNSHIP ARTS COUNCIL (STAC) ART CLASSES-MILLS POND HOUSE GALLERY
660 Route 25A, St. James
631-862-6575
Email classes@stacarts.org

We give budding young artists the opportunity to experiment with variety of art materials to create their own masterpieces. Combining technique, creativity, and fun. We encourage children to stretch their imaginations while exploring a variety of painting and drawing techniques. Techniques of fine art are taught in a non-competitive environment, giving students the tools and freedom to express their growing creativity. No prior experience needed -just bring your imagination! Returning students will find each week to be a new, unique experience. Ages 5–16. July 9 -Aug. 24.

STUDIO E ART CLASSES
565 Route 25A, Miller Place
631-744-4001

Studio E offers art enrichment camps to three age groups: children (ages 5-8), tweens (ages 9-12), and teens (ages 13-17). Topics include pottery, hand-building, painting, drawing, sketching, collage, and illustration. Studio E Art Camps provide small group instruction. Camps meet Tuesdays-Fridays for half-days. Pay per week! All camps are taught by a New York State-certified art teacher and assistant teachers. Camps start at only $175 per week. Visit studioeartclass.com/childrens-camps to register.

USDAN SUMMER CAMP FOR THE ARTS
185 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
631-643-7900

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, the nation's preeminent arts day camp offers more than 70 programs of study in the arts; visual art, dance, music, theater, writing, and arts-related fields: nature, chess, and recreational arts. Each summer, more than 1,500 students ages 4-18 are immersed in art and nature and surrounded by friends who share their interests and enthusiasm. Transportation is provided in air-conditioned buses departing from throughout the New York Metro and Long Island areas. Two-, Three- four-, and seven-week sessions are offered from June 25-Aug. 10.


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