The Walters Art Museum

Summer Camp at the Walters

2017 Summer Camp for Grades 1-8

Spark your children’s imaginations this summer by enrolling them in the Walters Summer Camp! Kids in grades 1–8 will explore all the art the Walters has to offer, and create their own art, too. Led by museum educators and teaching artists, summer camp students learn cool art-making skills, play in Mount Vernon Park, and meet special guests. Each Friday, friends and family are invited to share in the fun at the student showcase and group performance.

Camp Dates and Times

Grades 1–5: June 26–July 28
Full Day (9 a.m.–4 p.m.): Members $275 per week / Non-Members $400 per week
Half Day (9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.): Members $150 per week / Non-Members $225 per week /

Grades 6–8: July 31- August 11
Full Day (9 a.m.–4 p.m.): Members $275 per week / Non-Members $400 per week

Need extra time to drop-off and pick-up summer camp students?

Museum staff will supervise free-play and provide games and activities during our extended hours.
Before Care: 8:30–9:00 a.m.
After Care: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Museum members can register early beginning February 7. Non-member registration begins February 14. Not yet a member? Join online today. A limited number of summer camp scholarships are available.

Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Make Like an Egyptian (Half Day)

Monday, July 03, 2017 –Friday, July 07, 2017
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Tumble into the tombs of Ancient Egypt to discover the arts and life of the past. Be careful, you might even meet a mummy! *pro-rated holiday week

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Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Make Like an Egyptian (Full Day)

Monday, July 03, 2017 –Friday, July 07, 2017
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Tumble into the tombs of Ancient Egypt to discover the arts and life of the past. Be careful, you might even meet a mummy! *pro-rated holiday week

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Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Meet Me at the Castle (Half Day)

Monday, July 10, 2017 –Friday, July 14, 2017
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Calling all knights, ladies, and dragons! Delve into the art of the medieval world, leaving no castle unexplored.

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Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Meet Me at the Castle (Full Day)

Monday, July 10, 2017 –Friday, July 14, 2017
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Calling all knights, ladies, and dragons! Delve into the art of the medieval world, leaving no castle unexplored.

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Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Globe Explorers (Half Day)

Monday, July 17, 2017 –Friday, July 21, 2017
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Travel around the world to discover amazing art from different countries and cultures. From China to Greece, Italy to India; we will make our way to every corner of the map. It’s going to be an adventure!

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Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Globe Explorers (Full Day)

Monday, July 17, 2017 –Friday, July 21, 2017
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Travel around the world to discover amazing art from different countries and cultures. From China to Greece, Italy to India; we will make our way to every corner of the map. It’s going to be an adventure!

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Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Art Sense (Half Day)

Monday, July 24, 2017 –Friday, July 28, 2017
09:00 AM–12:30 PM

Go beyond looking and discover what you can touch, smell, hear, and even taste in the galleries! Turn artifacts into music, sculptures into smells, and paintings into edible treats during this playful week.

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Summer Camp Grades 1-5: Art Sense (Full Day)

Monday, July 24, 2017 –Friday, July 28, 2017
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Go beyond looking and discover what you can touch, smell, hear, and even taste in the galleries! Turn artifacts into music, sculptures into smells, and paintings into edible treats during this playful week.

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Summer Camp Grades 6-8: Museum Mash Up

Monday, July 31, 2017 –Friday, August 04, 2017
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Inspired by artwork from around the globe, explore ways to combine media and methods into interdisciplinary masterpieces. Mix contemporary digital media with traditional practices and make the past come to life!

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Summer Camp Grades 6-8: Art Apprentice

Monday, August 07, 2017 –Friday, August 11, 2017
09:00 AM–04:00 PM

Learn fine art techniques, practice observational drawing in the galleries, and make your own materials from scratch. Develop your professional artist skills and hone your craft.

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