Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Full-Day Art Camp for ages 6-12

City of Savannah Summer Art Camp 2016Need a full-day summer camp for Summer 2016?

City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs presents art camp for students up to age 12 during the summer break. Limited volunteer internship opportunities are available for teens ages 13-18.

Full day art camp is offered to students ages 6-12. Camp students participate in five arts classes a day. The classes may include ceramics, mixed media, puppetry, jewelry, fused glass, improv, music, or dance. All classes are taught by professional artists and art teachers. Friday afternoons parents are invited to view their children’s works in a gallery exhibition or watch a performing arts presentation.

Camp hours: 9AM – 4:30PM.

Camp fees, $150/$140 city resident, include all supplies and instructor fees. All instructors are certified art instructors and/or professional artists. Children are divided into age-appropriate groups of no more than ten students per instructor. A non-spoiling bag lunch must be provided daily for full day sessions and a snack for half-day sessions.

Ages: 6 – 12 year old (currently enrolled in Kindergarten)
Times: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee: per child per session $150/$140 city resident

Session 1 June 6 – 10 – Ages 6-12
Session 2 June 13 – 17 – Ages 6-8
Session 3 June 20 – 24 – Ages 9-12
Session 4 June 27 – July 1 – Ages 6-8
No camp the week of July 4 – 8
Session 5 July 11 – 15 – Ages 9-12
Session 6 July 18 – 22 – Ages 6-8
Session 7 July 25 – 29 – Ages 9-12

Daily Schedule
8:30am – 9:00am – Arrival
9:00am – 9:30 am – Meet and Greet / Art Centers
9:30am – 12:30pm – Rotation between classes
12:30pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – 2:30pm – Gym or Forsyth Park
2:30pm – 4:30pm – Rotation between classes
4:30pm – 5:30pm – Pickup

General Information

Drop Off: (See map for drop-off and pick-up info) Please drop off your children no earlier than 8:30 a.m., unless prior arrangements have been made. Adults/guardians must sign in all camp participants. Students arriving after 9 a.m. must enter camp through the Henry Street entrance and be signed in at the front desk by an adult.

Pick Up: Adults/guardians must sign out all camp participants at the back door. Late fees of $25 will be imposed for pickups between 5:30 pm and 5:45 pm. Students will ONLY be released to the individuals listed on the registration sheet.

Appropriate Attire Reminders: For safety reasons, we suggest tennis shoes. Aprons are provided but we advise dressing your child in clothing appropriate for art making.

Supervised Outdoor Activity Weather Policy: Daily outings are planned to historic Forsyth Park or St. Paul’s gym. Activities will be held in the Cultural Affairs facility in the event of rain or excessive temperatures.

Please send simple, non-spoiling sandwiches, fruit, or vegetables in packaging that your child can open. Make sure that the paper bag/lunch box has your child’s name clearly marked on the front. There is NO access to a refrigerator or a microwave. No food will be provided without prior parental approval.

Registration should be made as soon as possible; class size is limited and spaces are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Camp Registration closes at 2pm the Friday before the next week of camp if there is still availability. Please call to confirm.

If the session is full you will be notified as soon as possible.


Full payment is due upon enrollment. Cash, checks and credit cards (Visa/Mastercard) are accepted. Registration forms received without payment will not be processed.

By Mail/Fax
Complete the registration form and send it with check or money order made payable to Cultural Affairs or complete credit card information.

Department of Cultural Affairs
9 West Henry Street
Savannah, GA 31401

phone 912-651-6783
fax 912-651-3677

In Person
Office hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Cultural Affairs is at 9 West Henry Street, between Bull and Whitaker streets.

Procedures and Policies

Cultural Affairs reserves the right to cancel, to combine or reschedule classes, or to change class instructors, when necessary.

Cultural Affairs will not provide make-up classes or issue refunds to those who miss classes due to illness or other events beyond our control.

Cultural Affairs reserves the right to refuse enrollment to participants with a history of unacceptable behavior.

Cancellations and Refunds

If Cultural Affairs cancels a class for any reason, all registered participants will be informed as soon as possible and extended the opportunity to transfer to another class. If participants do not wish to transfer to another class, a full refund will be processed.

There is a $25 withdrawal and/or transfer fee. Notice of withdrawal or transfer must be made in WRITING to Cultural Affairs, and it must be received by noon the Friday before the first day of class. No refunds will be made for withdrawals after that time.

Failure to attend sessions or verbal notification will NOT be regarded as an official notice of withdrawal.

More details in our Summer Camps Guide 2016.

Registration details here. 

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