Arts Summer Camps


Arts summer camps Louisville

Looking for a summer camp for theater, visual arts, music, dance, or maybe even culinary arts? This page has your Louisville summer camp option for arts!

Wow! Louisville is full of arts camps. Explore the options below and surely you will find the right camp for your child. 

Some camps have not yet updated their websites to reflect 2020 information. If nothing is written next to the camp it means (as of 5/8/2020 they have not posted any updates anywhere or answered our messages regarding this summer)

Actors Center for Training Summer Camp

Actors Center for Training Summer Camp

SUMMER SALVAGE PERFORMING ARTS CLASSES Actors Center for Training and Dancers Center for training will host modified classes for the summer to replace our summer camps and intensives. Our summer classes will be very small in number, adhere to all CDC safety precautions, and will help your young performer become a stronger, better performer compared to a virtual class. From material selection to performance, we will make this the one of the best learning experiences ...
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Whet Your Palette Summer Camps

Whet Your Palette Summer Camps

Whet Your Palette summer camps - themed art camps in Louisville for kids ages 4-12 Open May 25th limited attendance, June 15th regular attendance. Additional guidelines will be implemented for social distancing and increased sanitation. For more information, see their website. All camps will also be offered virtually. We are in our 7th year of camp and are excited to focus on five more unique artists to our summer camp this year. Along with our ...
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Los Monitos Language and Spy Camps

Los Monitos Language and Spy Camps

Internationally-Themed Summer Camps for Every Interest! (2020- planning on camps, waiting on guidance from the state) Ages 6-12, 9AM-4PM Cooking Camps Chefs work together to create regional recipes that may already be favorites or new to their palettes! They will enjoy the fruits of the work, while learning about the language and culture of the countries being showcased! Many new recipes this year! Spanish Cooking, June 15–19 Asian Cooking (China, Japan, India, Russia, Middle East), ...
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Magpie 3x3 Summer Clay Camps

Magpie 3×3 Summer Clay Camps

2020 Magpie3x3 Clay Camp PERMANANTLY CLOSED Put your imagination into high gear in this summer clay camp. Try the pottery wheel and sculpt soft clay, apply color and take home your treasures! Children should expect to make 3-5 projects per week using hand-building and wheel-throwing. Finished projects will be available for pickup about two weeks after the end of camp. Ages 6 – 12 AM or PM $180 Full Day $295 Sibling discounts Morning: 9 ...
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Side by Side Studio Summer Camps

Side by Side Studio Summer Camps

Side by Side Studio is bringing you 8 weeks of Summer Art Camp joy. 2020 - Camp in a box for June, in person camps starting in July Each day children will be invited to explore and create through a variety of mediums and hands-on activities at Side by Side Studio Summer Camps. Each week has a special theme—from creating enchanting magic potions to exploring outer space through paint and clay, tinkering with sculpture and ...
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Abigail Academy Summer Camp

Abigail Academy Summer Camp

Girls can expect to have fun at Fashion, Cooking, and Confidence Camp! OPEN for 2020- Virtual & Face to Face options FASHION, COOKING , & CONFIDENCE Click here for more information on themes! Our camps integrate creativity with fun and meaningful activities that make every camper feel valuable. Campers build upon learned theme tools and techniques on day one, and are always excited to celebrate and share their invested efforts with parents and guardians at ...
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Youth Opera Summer Camp

Youth Opera Summer Camp

Youth Opera Summer Camp: Stories from the Enchanted Forest Music! Drama! Fun! This camp has been cancelled for 2020. Check back next year! Participate in this hands-on experiential music camp. Children will be inspired to be creative, build confidence, and foster new friendships. Campers will share this experience with family and friends at an end-of-camp showcase. No prior musical or theatrical experience is necessary. All are welcome! Entering 2-5 graders July 13-17, 9-4 pm. Tuition ...
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Camp Curious” at St. Francis School (as of 5/6/20 they are exploring virtual options, check back): A crash course in theater for 2nd – 4th graders, our Lower School Musical Theater Camp (June 8th – 12th) gives your child a chance to shine as s/he learns the ins and outs of preparing for a production. This year we will go on a musical journey of friendship and adventure in The Bear Went Over the Mountain. The Middle School Musical Theater Camp (July 6th – 10th and June 13th – 17th) for 5th – 8th graders is an intense two-week program that encompasses everything necessary to produce Disney’s High School Musical, Jr. Campers have the option to perform or work on the crew (rising 9th graders are eligible). Both camps culminate in a performance for family and friends. For more information, please visit or contact Kelli Carter at 502.795.3860 or

CMPI Broadway Bound ONLINE 2020 Students will participate in an actual Virtual Showcase that will be taped and made available live stream for parents. Students will be instructed in private and small/large groups in the areas of voice, drama, dance, and musical theater!!! In addition to training from top teachers in each discipline students will be sent a camp kit which will contain needed materials and fun activities so we can bring camp to you RIGHT IN YOUR OWN HOME!! Gear up for a week of fun, learning, growth and lots of self-discovery and laughter. I am honored to be the one leading your child through this fabulous experience…….Three Camps for Three different Age Groups


DERBY DINNER PLAYHOUSEAll July camps are virtual! SUMMER MUSICAL THEATRE CAMP: A one-week performing arts camp for students ages 7-17 exploring drama, music, and dance. TUITION: $175; TIME: 9am-3pm; DATES (5 options): June 8-12 CANCELED; July 6-11; July 13-18; July 20-25; July 27-Aug 1.


DRAMA BY GEORGE (Offered online for 2020): Put your young actor in the spotlight with our virtual summer theatre camps! Students ages 8-12 can star in a radio drama in “Center Stage Camp: Make a Radio Drama.” Teens ages 13-16 can create a satirical newscast in the style of Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert at “Comedy Camp: The Not-So-Daily Show,” will ages 11-14 will create and perform their own short plays in “Star in Your Own Story”!

Other camps:
(in alphabetical order)

Abigail Academy – virtual and face to face options for 2020

Auttie World Summer Holistic Art Camp – evaluating on 6/1/20

Bardstreet Summer Theater Camp

Bellarmine University – virtual camps in 2020

Clint Vaught’s Young Actors Institute – canceled for 2020

Derby Din­ner Play­house – week 1 canceled, rest are virtual

Drama by George – virtual camp 2020

Gillman’s Dance Academy

Jazz with Jamey – canceled for 2020

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft Camp At Home Boxes now available

Kentucky Shakespeare (still planning on camps for July)

Kids Cooking Camp

Little Loomhouse Camp in a box

Los Monitos (planning on camps, waiting on guidance from the state)

Louisville Collegiate School – virtual in 2020, read full update

Louisville Leopards (planning on camps, waiting on guidance from the state)

Louisville Dance Alliance

Louisville Visual Art Association – will be offered online with some in person options

Magpie3x3 Clay Studio & Gallery – Closed Permanently

McClanahan School of Irish Dance

Mom’s Music

Oldham County Schools Arts Center – offered online

Paint Spot

Presentation Academy – virtual summer 2020

Sacred Heart School for the Arts – canceled for June, pending for July

Side by Side Studio Art in a Box for June, in person camps for the rest of the summer

Speed Art Museum – museum currently closed

Sullivan Camps Culinary, Pastry or Design camp (planning on camps, waiting on guidance from the state)

Suzuki String Institute – canceled 2020

The Artist in You – offering paint kits, with possibility of virtual or in person classes

Trinity Rocks Summer Camps

Turnip the Beet – currently closed for classes and camps

Walden Theatre Camps – enrollment suspended for 2020, pending 

Look beyond arts camps…………….