Main Line Art Center

Summer Art Camp & Pre-Teen Studios 2018

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Calling All Time Travelers, Archaeologists and Dreamers: Fire up your imagination, call on your creativity, and join us for an artistic journey through space and time this summer! Get Ready To Be Transported: From the ancient to the new, we’re exploring and celebrating art movements that have shaped human history. From the art of the Navajo to Picasso we’re exploring times and artists that inspire and challenge us. Young artists will discover a variety of age-appropriate materials, techniques, and concepts through imaginative projects inspired by the weekly theme and designed to tap into each child’s innate creativity. With professional artists, in professional studios, campers explore drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry and metals, printmaking and digital media, while cultivating critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Each Friday, we celebrate our journey during an Art Party in our galleries where friends and family are part of the fun. What do you call an expedition through so many art movements in just 11 weeks in the company of new friends and talented teaching artists? Call it the best summer ever!


Art Camp for 4 year olds is offered in half days from 9 - 11:45 am. Children ages 5-12 can register for a full day of camp from 9 am-3:30 pm, or half day camp from 9-11:45 am, or 12:45-3:30 pm. Need more coverage? Before care and after care are available to extend the day from 8 am – 6 pm, and lunch care is available for morning half day campers from 11:45 am-12:45 pm. Camp is broken down into age groups with low teacher-to-student ratios to ensure individualized learning. Our vibe? Supportive, social, encouraging…and most of all fun. It is summer, after all!

Time Warp: Art Through The Ages

Ever wanted to travel through time? To mix paints with Picasso, make mosaics in ancient Rome, create pottery in the Ming Dynasty? Hop aboard our time machine and create art inspired by artists from all the times and places that have brought us to now. This year’s theme lets campers learn about the eras that shaped the techniques they are using while inspiring us to create our own masterpieces. Travel through time with us, and have the time of your life!

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Hear What People Are Saying About Our Camps!
The projects were unique and more than I expected from a summer camp. Some of the pieces are truly a piece of art that I am planning to save and display. My kids had a great time. They could not wait to go to the camp every day. —Jen, Parent of Camper
Main Line Art Center is consistently our favorite camp! Thank you for another wonderful summer. —Kristin, Parent of Camper
I’ve never seen him so excited to go to camp. What you do is amazing! —Lisa, Parent of Camper
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