The Walters Art Museum

Summer Camp at the Walters

"We tried a few summer camps this year and yours was by far the best. Keep up the great work!"

— Summer Camp Parent

2016 Summer Camp

Summer Camp at the Walters offers kids entering grades 1–8 a unique and fun-filled summer experience! Explore new themes every week through gallery visits, studio projects, and collaborative activities taught by professional artists and museum educators. Each Friday, family and friends are invited to a fun exhibition spotlighting the work created throughout the week.

Grades 1–5 June 27–July 29
Full Day (9 a.m.–4 p.m.): $375 per week / Members $250 per week
Morning Only (9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.): $200 per week / Members $125 per week

Grades 6–8 August 1–12
Full Day (9 a.m.–4 p.m.): $375 per week / Members $250 per week

Before & After Care Included

Extended hours make summer camp more convenient. Museum educators will lead campers in age-appropriate games and drawing activities.

  • Before Care: 8:30–9 a.m.
  • Full-day camp activities: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • After Care: 4–5:30 p.m.

A limited number of summer camp scholarships are available. Please submit your request by April 1.

Museum members can register early beginning February 2. Non-member registration begins February 9. Not yet a member? Visit thewalters.org/membership to join today.


Upcoming Summer Camp Programs

Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Egyptian Mysteries (Full Day)

Monday, June 27, 2016 –Friday, July 01, 2016
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Travel through ancient Egyptian civilization and unwrap the many mysteries of this fascinating time in history!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Egyptian Mysteries (Morning Only)

Monday, June 27, 2016 –Friday, July 01, 2016
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Travel through ancient Egyptian civilization and unwrap the many mysteries of this fascinating time in history!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Legends and Lore (Full Day)

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 –Friday, July 08, 2016
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Dive into a world handed down through the ages filled with heroes, magic, and legendary creatures!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Legends and Lore (Morning Only)

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 –Friday, July 08, 2016
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Dive into a world of heroes, magic, and legendary creatures!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Museum Mazes (Full Day)

Monday, July 11, 2016 –Friday, July 15, 2016
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Wind through the galleries, follow clues and riddles, and solve puzzles to uncover awesome art!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Museum Mazes (Morning Only)

Monday, July 11, 2016 –Friday, July 15, 2016
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Wind through the galleries, follow clues and riddles, and solve puzzles to uncover awesome art!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Art Undercover (Full Day)

Monday, July 18, 2016 –Friday, July 22, 2016
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Discover the true stories behind works of art in the Walters’ collection!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: Art Undercover (Morning Only)

Monday, July 18, 2016 –Friday, July 22, 2016
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Discover the true stories behind works of art in the Walters’ collection!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: What’s What at the Walters (Full Day)

Monday, July 25, 2016 –Friday, July 29, 2016
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Travel back in time to the days of the Walters family and explore their home, neighborhood, and favorite art pieces!

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Summer Camp Grades 1–5: What’s What at the Walters (Morning Only)

Monday, July 25, 2016 –Friday, July 29, 2016
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Travel back in time to the days of the Walters family and explore their home, neighborhood, and favorite pieces of art!

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Summer Camp Grades 6–8: Behind the Scenes

Monday, August 01, 2016 –Friday, August 05, 2016
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

See what it is like to be a museum curator and conservator. Take a look at some of the Walters’ most mysterious masterpieces and discover the true stories about works of art in the collection.

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Summer Camp Grades 6–8: Travel Through Time

Monday, August 08, 2016 –Friday, August 12, 2016
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Who was the Walters’ family? Travel back in time to the 19th century and step into the shoes of William, Ellen, Henry, and Jennie Walters. Explore their home, neighborhood, and favorite art pieces and what their lives were like!

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