Art Camp

The Delaware Art Museum’s summer program for children ages 6 – 12 provides a creative experience with professional instruction in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Young artists explore drawing, painting, ceramics, and more in the Bank of America Education Wing Studio as well as throughout the Museum’s galleries and Copeland Sculpture Garden. Camp is full-day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Each session ends with a camper art show for family and friends.


Ages 6 – 12: Two Week Sessions

Cartoon Creations – FULL for ages 9 – 12
August 5 – 16 | $500 Members, $560 Non-Members
Aspiring young illustrators will share their stories with original cartoon creations! The Museum’s one-of-a-kind illustration collection will serve as inspiration as campers create artwork full of imagination. Projects include illustrated color cartoons and 3D characters made out of clay.
Register: Ages 6 – 8

Ages 13 – 16: One Week Sessions

Portfolio Prep
August 5 – 9 | $275 Members, $305 Non-Members
This summer intensive for teens will help those looking to keep their skills sharp and expand their art portfolio before the next school year begins.
Register: Ages 13 – 16.

Registration & Policies

Due to the popularity of the Museum’s camp program, all Summer Art Camp sessions require written or online registration and payment. Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here to view Summer Art Camp Policies.

The Delaware Art Museum’s Summer Art Camp is held in the Bank of America Education Wing, Copeland Sculpture Garden, and the Museum’s galleries. 



The Delaware Art Museum is pleased to offer grants for Summer Art Camp through the Red Apple Fund for Student Enrichment. Full funding for tuition will be awarded to those who receive a Summer Art Camp Grant. All children registering for camp are eligible for scholarships unless an applicant has received funding from the Red Apple Fund in the past six months.

To apply, please complete a Red Apple Summer Art Camp Grant application available below along with a camp registration by April 8, 2019. All applicants will be notified of their status between April 17 – 19, 2019. For more information, call 302.351.8551 or send an email to

To apply for a grant, click here.

The Red Apple Fund for Student Enrichment is supported by the Delaware Art Museum Council and generous individuals.