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UMLAUF SUMMER ART CAMP

Cancellation Policy:
Due to the small nature of our non-profit museum and our administrative capacities, we are unable to offer refunds for any reason. All tickets are non-transferable. Please make your summer camp ticket purchases with this policy in mind. Your understanding and support help us continue to provide valuable programs and services to our community. Thank you for your cooperation.

Child exploring the sculpture garden

Art Outside
June 10-14, 2024

Grades K-2nd

In this session campers will explore how to create art that can live outside. Dive into the world of UMLAUF's majestic sculptures that gracefully adorn the open air. What sets these outdoor artworks apart? Join us as campers not only unravel the mysteries of outdoor sculptures but also get hands-on experience in preserving and caring for an actual UMLAUF sculpture. From cleaning to waxing, this session promises a unique blend of creativity and conservation, turning every camper into an art steward of the great outdoors!

2 children exploring the sculpture garden

Breaking the
'Art Rules'

July 8-12, 2024

Grades 3rd-5th

Breaking the art rules will be the focus of this session. Campers will learn about two art movements that broke with tradition and are now beloved to us all. Rule breaking landscapes will be created, and imaginary creatures brought to life! 

Child and teacher making crafts

Curating, Conserving, and Creating
June 17-21, 2024

Grades 3rd-5th

In this special 3rd – 5th grade camp students will learn all about working in an outdoor museum. Campers will be given an opportunity to dig into all sides of the Museum operation – from creating sculptures to curating a collection of pieces, and even helping to conserve and clean a bronze sculpture in the Garden! This is a camp for kids who want to dig in and think about what a future job in the arts might look like!

Child making crafts

Flower Power
July 15-19, 2024

Grades K-2nd

Embark on a floral adventure where campers will dive into the captivating world of flowers! Join us as we explore the enchanting process of collecting and pressing flowers, allowing their vibrant hues to be preserved in time. Not only will campers plant their very own flowers, but they'll also unravel the mysteries of these natural works of art and discover their crucial role in sustaining our ecosystem. Get ready for a blooming experience that combines creativity, nature, and a touch of floral magic!

Child making crafts

Dream Garden
June 24-28, 2024

Grades K-2nd

A fun and accessible introduction to environmental design! Campers will take inspiration from the landscape architecture of the UMLAUF Garden and create their own designs.

Children decorating windows with their artworks

Toon Time!
July 22-26, 2024

Grades 3rd-5th

Embark on a creative adventure in "Toon Time!" – a dynamic class where budding artists delve into the captivating world of character design, cartoons, and comics! Whether you dream of creating whimsical cartoons or epic comic sagas, "Toon Time!" is the perfect playground for aspiring illustrators to cultivate their artistic flair and narrate tales through vibrant visuals. Join us for a journey into the colorful realm of cartoons and comics, where every stroke of the pen tells a story!

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