Youth Art Camps

Phoenix Center for the Arts offers fantastic art camp programs. Camps are held during Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter breaks at both the Downtown and North Phoenix locations.

At Phoenix Center for the Arts camps, children receive full-day instruction in visual and performing arts from local professional artists. Split into groups based on age, our campers receive a well-rounded arts experience while engaging in music, dance, drama, and visual arts classes. Materials are all included! For our 1-week and 2-week camps, family and friends are invited to the Center on the last day for a fun performance produced by instructors and campers.

CHECK OUT OUR PHOENIX CENTER FOR THE ARTS CAMP FAQs HERE

CHECK OUT OUR THUNDERBIRD ARTS CENTER CAMP FAQs HERE


Spring Break Camp at Phoenix Center for the Arts

Like our Summer Camp, students will receive professional instruction in visual and performing arts. There will be a performance on the evening of the last day to showcase all that the campers have learned. Campers are grouped by age; age groupings may vary based on the age range of enrolled campers. A small performance will be held on the last day of the session, so campers can demonstrate what they’ve been working on!

Ages: 6-14
Time:
9:00am – 4:00pm
Early Bird Price: $198
Regular Price:
$220
Before Care: 8:00am – 9:00am (additional $35)
After Care: 4:00pm – 5:30pm (additional $35)
Materials are provided! Campers must bring their own lunches and snacks.

A sibling discount of $15 off per additional sibling in the same session is available upon request. To receive this discount, you must register in person or call 602-254-3100.

Note: Phoenix Center for the Arts is not a licensed child care facility under section 36-882 .


Summer Camp

Children will experience a full day of professional instruction in visual and performing arts. Classes include Music, Dance, Drama, and Visual Arts, with lunch provided by St. Mary’s Food Bank. At the end of each Camp session, the Center will hold a performance showcasing what the campers have learned and created!

Phoenix Center for the Arts Summer Camp

Session 1: TBD
Session 2: TBD
Session 3: TBD
Session 4: TBD

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Ages: 6-14
Early Bird Price: $TBD
Regular Price: $TBD

Before Care: 8:00am – 9:00am
After Care: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
A sibling discount of $25 off per additional sibling in the same session is available upon request. To receive this discount, you must register in person or call 602-254-3100.
Note: Phoenix Center for the Arts is not a licensed child care facility under section 36-882 .

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Creative Critters at Phoenix Center for the Arts

This summer, the Center is excited to offer a Creative Critters Camp! This program is designed for 5 year olds who have been in Pre-K or Kindergarten. These campers will experience two weeks of full-day, professional instruction in visual and performing arts in a small group setting. Lunch is provided by St. Mary’s Food Bank.

Session 1:TBD
Session 2:
TBD
Session 3:
TBD
Session 4:
TBD

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Ages: 5 year olds who have been in Pre-K or Kindergarten
Early Bird Price: $TBD
Regular Price: 
$TBD

Before Care: 8:00am – 9:00pm ($70 per child per session)
After Care: 4:00pm – 5:30pm ($70 per child per session)
A sibling discount of $25 off per additional sibling in the same session is available upon request. To receive this discount, you must register in person or call 602-254-3100.
Note: Phoenix Center for the Arts is not a licensed child care facility under section 36-882

click here to sign up

Thunderbird Arts Center Summer Camp

Session 1: TBD
Session 2: TBD
Session 3: TBD
Session 4: TBD

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Ages: 6-12
Early Bird Price: $TBD
Regular Price: 
$TBD

Before Care: 7:30am – 9:00am 
After Care: 4:00pm – 5:30pm

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Note: Thunderbird Arts Center is not a licensed child care facility under section 36-882.


Phoenix Center for the Arts Fall Break Camp

Phoenix Center for the Arts presents Fall Break Camp 2019: “Reuse It Or We Lose It.” This year’s camp features an eco-friendly focus. See below for a list of specific subjects covered.

Dates: TBD
Time:  TBD
Theme: TBD
Ages: 6-14
Early Bird Pricing:
$TBD
Regular Price: $TBD
Before and After care available

Specific subjects covered in Fall Break Camp:

Eco-friendly Art: Campers will use common household items and recyclable materials to inspire their own ideas for creating sculptures, collages, and 2D art works. Campers will be utilizing colored pencils, watercolors, and acrylics.

Eco-friendly Dance: Campers will use their creative movements to express the 4 elements: earth, fire, air, and water. Campers will also have the opportunity to use recyclable materials to make their own props. Campers will be able to express their stories and ideas of eco-friendliness, recycling, and the 4 elements through hip-hop and movement.

Eco-friendly Drama: Campers will learn theatre skills while using their experiences and personal stories to create an original performance based on what they’ve learned about reusing materials, and why it is important.

Eco-friendly Music: Campers will be using non-perishable metal cans, plastic trash cans, and other reusable household items to explore how we can make music while being eco-friendly.

A sibling discount of $15 off per additional sibling is available upon request. To receive this discount, you must register in person or call 602-254-3100.
Before and after care available.
Lunch is not provided. Please pack a shelf-stable lunch for your camper.
Note: Phoenix Center for the Arts is not a licensed child care facility under section 36-882 

register here


Thunderbird Arts Center Winter Break Camp

Thunderbird Arts Center presents Winter Break Camp 2019: “Reuse It Or We Lose It.” This year’s camp features an eco-friendly focus. See below for a list of specific subjects covered.

Dates: December 30, 2019 -January 3, 2020 
Time:
 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday
Ages: 6-12
Early Bird Pricing: $209 (until November 29)
Regular Price: $230 (beginning November 30)
Before Care: 7:30am – 9:00pm ($35 per child)
After Care: 4:00pm – 5:30pm ($35 per child)

A sibling discount of $15 off per additional sibling is available upon request. To receive this discount, you must register in person or call 602-293-3267.
Before and after care available.
Lunch is not provided. Please pack a shelf-stable lunch for your camper.
Note: Thunderbird Arts Center is not a licensed child care facility under section 36-882

Specific subjects covered in Winter Break Camp:

Eco-friendly Music:
Campers will be using non-perishable metal cans, plastic trash cans, and other reusable household items to explore how we can make music while being eco-friendly.

Eco-friendly Visual Arts:
Campers will use common household items and recyclable materials to inspire their own ideas for creating sculptures, collages and 2D art works. The idea is to inspire creative ideas for using everyday objects. Campers will also be learning new techniques and using different materials each day, like colored pencils, watercolors, and acrylics, to learn more about what being eco-friendly means to each camper.

Eco-friendly Dance:
Campers will use their creative movements to express the four elements: earth, fire, air, and water. Each child will also have the opportunity to use recyclable materials to make their own props. Campers will learn to express their stories and ideas of eco-friendliness, recycling, and the four elements through hip-hop and movement.

Eco-friendly Drama:
Each camper will learn different theatre skills while using their experiences and personal stories to create an original performance. The performances will be based on what they’ve learned about what reusing materials means, and why it is important.

register here

CHECK OUT OUR THUNDERBIRD ARTS CENTER CAMP FAQs HERE


If interested in volunteering as a Camp Counselor or Classroom Assistant, contact the Camp Manager at artscamp(at)phoenixcenterforthearts.org or 602-254-3100 ext 305.


Would you like to send your child to camp but cannot afford the full cost? We have a limited number of financial aid award available to help
. Please call 602-254-3100 or e-mail centerfrontdesk@phoenixcenterforthearts.org for further details.