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Summer Art Activities For Kids!

 

 

With activities ranging from painting and drawing to dancing and drama there’s sure to be something they will enjoy!

 

  • Allards~ Summer Camp  (559) 225-1500
    • Location: 5350 N Blackstone
    • Dates: 2 sessions, July 9th-13th, and July 23rd-27th
    • Program Description:  Treat your kids to 5 days of creative fun this summer! Allard’s Art Summer Camp features a different project each day that will get their creative juices flowing. Projects include rock painting, polymer clay sculpture, tye dye, sneaker painting, and mini masterpieces. The cost of camp includes a large assortment of art supplies that they will get to keep. Plus they get an art storage box to keep them all in! All supplies are included except a t-shirt to tye dye and sneakers or purse to paint which should be brought from home.
    • Website: http://www.allardsart.com
  • The Artist in Me (559) 367-2084
    • Location: 1085 E Herndon Ave #108 Fresno, CA 93720 (South East corner of First and Herndon near T.G.I. Fridays.)
    • Dates: All Summer Long
    • Program Description:  The Artist in Me was developed in order to give everyone of every age and skill level a chance to create a painting with the guidance of an artist.
    • Website: http://www.theartistinme.us
  • Bach Children’s Choir (559) 226-6500
    • Location: Rehearsals are held at North Fresno Church, 5724 N. Fresno Street, Fresno, CA.
    • Dates: July 16th-20th
    • Program Description: The choir is open to boys and girls in grades 2 and above who have a love of singing. We believe in the potential in every child to become a singer. Registration is informal and designed for the directors to meet the child one on one and evaluate their singing ability for proper choir placement, as well as their desire to sing and willingness to learn. Time will also be spent getting to know a little about each child. No preparation or musical experience is needed.
    • Website: http://www.bachchildrenschoir.org
  • Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp (559) 285-1725
    • Location: Check Website for Details
    • Dates: Different Class Sessions between June 11th- Aug 2nd
    • Program Description: Our programs provide an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games, and have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks. The activities are designed to trigger young children’s lively imaginations and build their self-confidence. We are building the foundation of science,math and engineering through a learning program utilizing Lego bricks.
    • Website: https://www.bricks4kidz.com/california-fresno-clovis/program-events/camps/
  • California Arts Academy (559) 222-6539
    • Location: 4750 N. Blackstone Av.(South of Shaw and North of Gettysburg), Fresno
    • Dates:June 18th- August 10th
    • Program Description: Art exploration, fine art, color & design
    • Website: http://www.calartsacademy.com/
  • Camp Shine! (559) 549-4741
    • Location: 648 E Escalon
    • Dates: Different camps, check website for details.
    • Program Description: When school lets out…Shine! lets loose! Each summer we present the Valley’s most engaging and entertaining summer arts program. Camp Shine! offers the very best in arts training. Our team of Teaching Artists are professional, knowledgeable, nurturing and passionate which means engaging and complete performing arts training. Shine! offers two age-specific camps to enrich students’ summer days…in a fun and exciting way! Free Student Breakfast and Lunch Program available. AM and PM Extended Care is also available.
    • Websitehttps://www.shinetheatre.com/blank-c0hna
  • Children’s Art Studio Art Summer Camp (559) 226-4791
    • Location: 1085 E. Herndon Avenue, Suite 106
    • Dates:June 4th- July 13th
    • Program Description: Develop your own style by working with clay, drawing materials, paint and other mediums. Learn about major artists throughout history and discover how they made their work.
    • Website: https://www.childrensartstudio.biz/
  • Children’s Musical Theaterworks (559) 442-3140
    • Location: Fresno Memorial Auditorium, 2425 Fresno St.
    • Program Description: CMT is the Valley’s only non-profit theater company dedicated to the training of young performers in the area of musical theater and the arts. Children’s Musical Theaterworks is committed to providing excellent, accessible musical theater training and performances for youth, families, educational institutions and the entire community.
    • Website: http://www.cmtworks.net/

 

 

 

  • Clay Mix (559) 485-0065
    • Location: 1003 N Abby
    • Dates: Two different sessions from June 11th-July 19th Check website for more info.
    • Program Description: Clay Mix offers wheel throwing for children 10 and up and sculpture classes for children 6 and up.
    • Website: http://www.clay-mix.com/class.html

 

  • Fresno Art Museum (559) 441-4221
    • Location: 2233 North First Street, Fresno 93703
    • Dates: July 9th- August 3rd
    • Program Description: Students will explore the Elements of Art and how they apply to the Principles of Design through a variety of media in ALL of our workshops. For ages 8 to 17 unless otherwise noted
    • Websitehttp://www.fresnoartmuseum.org/education/for-children/art-academy/
  • Group Art Classes By Ma Ly Atelier (559) 554-8551
    • Location: 1419 M Street # 107
    • Dates: Month long sessions all summer long
    • Program Description: Ma Ly offers ongoing art classes at all level from age 7 at his studio located inside the M Street Arts Complex, 1419 M Street, downtown Fresno. Study realistic Drawing and Painting in different media (oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, pencil, and charcoal). Lessons are small or private to give individual attention and to meet demand. Students will be provided a list of art supplies to purchase depending on the lesson they choose.
    • Website: https://www.malyatelier.com/art-classes
  • KIDmunity Music/Arts Camp (559) 227-8489
    • Location: 2131 N Van Ness Blvd
    • Dates: June 11-16th
    • Program Description: KIDmunity Music/Arts Camp is a special event program for elementary age children held in early summer. Utilizing the Orff methodologies of music learning, children learn basic music skills now lost due to public school cutbacks and ending of programs. The director, Catherine Cooper, and a big staff of church volunteers, reach out into the immediate community to offer this very popular and successful ministry of the church.
    • Website: http://bigredchurch.org/kidmunity
  • McCoy Talent Gallery Summer Camp for Kids (559) 288-8947
    • Location: 3402 N Blackstone ste E240
    • Dates: June 11-Aug 10th
    • Program Description: Art activities including Art with drawing and painting, hip hop dance, and photography. Free breakfast and lunch provided by EOC
    • email contact: https://www.facebook.com/McCoyTalentGallery/
  • Milestones Youth Jazz Workshop Contact Email
    • Location: Glacier Point Middle School
    • Dates: June 11th-16th
    • Program Description: The camp is for jazz musicians and aspiring jazz musicians alike, from those just entering middle school to college students 20 years and younger. We have assembled a faculty of outstanding jazz educators and musicians who will lead small group ensembles and provide master classes and instruction in jazz theory and improvisation for kids playing at every level.
    • Website: http://milestonesjazz.org/summer-jazz-camp/ 
  • Music Camp (559)453-2012
    • Location: Fresno Pacific University
    • Dates: June 25-June 30
    • Program Description: For students entering grades 6 -12, ages 11 – 19 FPU summer music camp students study with outstanding university music faculty, students and other Central Valley professionals for a week of intensive music making and learning about music. We seek the development of personal responsibility, including effective practice habits, mutual respect and conceptual education, as opposed to mere rote learning.
    • Website: https://www.fresno.edu/event/13381/music-camp
  • Patty’s Art Party- Summer Art Camp (559) 779-0344
    • Location: 1898 E Gettysburg, just east of Blackstone
    • Dates: Week long sessions starting June 13
    • Program Description: Classes will use different mediums and techniques which might include clay, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, pencil, or oil pastels.
    • Website: https://www.facebook.com/pattysartparty/
  • Singing Lessons by Something Enchanted (559) 859-7073
    • Locations: Kingsburg, Selma and Fresno
    • Program Description: Tammy can be out of character or in character as Belle when your daughter arrives for her music lesson. It will truly be Magical, so much fun and your child will learn the fundamentals of singing. She will be taught Posture, Tone, Rhythm, Breathing, Vocal Expression, Pitch Control/Awareness, Listening Skills and stage Presence. Singing lessons has also been proven to be an excellent way to develop confidence!
    • Website: http://somethingenchanted.com/singing_lessons.htm

 

  • Summer Art Camp for Children and Adults (559) 224-1001
    • Location: 550E Shaw Ave/ #130 Fresno, CA 93710 (Hosed at UC Center, North East corner of Shaw and Mariposa by Fresno St.)
    • Dates: Every Tuesday 10am-12 noon starting June 19, through August 14)
    • Program Description:  A great opportunity to work with artist Sonia Atoyan will guide you to develop your artistic abilities and inspire you to create the painting that you always dreamed of having.  Open to all skill level.
    • Website: http://www.armof.org

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