Summer Camp 2018

Summer Camp kIdsAges 6-12

At Artworks Summer Camp, students explore a variety of art mediums through a series of week-long sessions. Campers develop their creativity and self-confidence while having a blast. Artworks Summer Camp has a small student-teacher ratio, placing students in small classes organized by age; this ensures optimal attention and support for each camper. All staff are skilled and fully trained in childhood education and/or fine arts.

Artworks offers three locations, Mclean, VA, Potomac, MD and Bethesda, MD. All locations offer full day camp from 9 am to 3 pm, with aftercare available until 5:30 pm and before care, starting at 8 am (Bethesda and Mclean only). Daily lunch options are only available at the Bethesda studio.

Students are separated by age to ensure appropriate activities and maximum encouragement. Projects change every week, so students doing multiple weeks do not repeat the same project twice. Each day students get to try a different art medium; some examples include clay, watercolors, acrylic painting, pastels, and many, many more.

Summer Camp Daily Schedule:

  • 9am-10: 15 am (Pastel drawing)
  • 10:30-10:40 (Break for snack, and outside)
  • 10:40-12pm (Morning Project)
  • 12pm-1pm (Lunch, Games, Outside)
  • 1pm-2:30pm (Afternoon Project)
  • 2:30pm-2:45pm (Clean up)
  • 2:45 pm – 3 pm (Getting ready for pick-up)


We have eleven One week session beginning June 13th. Sessions are as follows:

  • June 13th-15th (Bethesda)
  • June 18th-22nd (Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • June 25th-29th(Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • July 2nd-6th (no camp on July 4th) (Bethesda/McLean)
  • July 9th-13th (Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • July 16th-20th (Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • July 23rd-27th (Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • July 30th-August 3rd (Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • August 6th-10th (Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • August 13th-17th(Bethesda/McLean/Potomac)
  • August 20th-24th (Bethesda/McLean)
  • August 27th-August 31st ( Bethesda)


  • $360/week ($335 early registration)
  • $280/week July 2nd-6th (Closed July 4th)
  • $210 for June 13th-15th (Bethesda)

A 70% refund will be made up until May 15th. After May 15th there are no refunds or switching camp weeks


  • $6/Lunch per day (Bethesda Only)
  • $50/Week Before Care
  • $25/day or $100/Week After Care (Bethesda and Mclean)

Ages 13-17

Artworks Teen program is an intensive week-long program that gives the student a glimpse of what it is like to be a working artist. Upon arrival each Monday, campers will learn hand-building techniques with clay, followed up with a course on oil painting, and finally watercolor. Artworks takes a maximum of 12 teen students each week, this small group allows the instructors to focus on individual instruction, getting the most out of each camper. All art supplies are included. Students typically complete two oil paintings, a watercolor, and one ceramics piece. This course is a great way to begin the process of building a portfolio or to add to an existing one.


Summer Camp Daily Schedule:

  • 9am-10: 30 am Project 1 (including clay, glazing, watercolors, prismacolor)
  • 10:30-10:45 (Break for snack, and outside)
  • 10:45-12pm Oil Painting
  • 12pm-1pm (Lunch, Games, Outside)
  • 1pm-2:30pm Oil Painting
  • 2:30pm-2:45pm (Clean up)
  • 2:45 pm – 3 pm (Getting ready for pick-up)

Cost: $370/Week  ($335 for early registration)

A 70% refund will be made up until May 15th. After May 15th there are no refunds or switching camp weeks