Creative Arts Day Camp


Session Information

Each age group is based on the child’s rising grade level.

**Rising kindergarteners must be age 5 by the time of selected camp session in order to enroll**

Session 1: July 13 – 17, 2015
Exhibition will be held July 17 from 4-5pm.

Group 1: grades K-2FULL
Group 2: grades 3-4 / FULL
Group 3: grades 5-6 / FULL
Group 4: grades 7-9 

Session 2: July 20 – 24, 2015
Exhibition will be held July 24 from 4-5pm.

Group 1: grades K-2 / limited scholarship spots only
Group 2: grades 3-4 / limited scholarship spots only
Group 3: grades 5-6 / almost full as of 3/17/15

Group 4: grades 7-9

Session 3: July 27 – 31, 2015
Exhibition will be held July 31 from 4pm-5pm.

Group 1: grades K-2FULL
Group 2: grades 3-4 / FULL
Group 3: grades 5-6FULL

Group 4: grades 7-9


Full day enrollmentMonday through Friday, 9am to 4pm.

Half-day enrollment:

  • Morning block only: Monday through Friday, 9am to 12pm.
  • Afternoon block only: Monday through Friday, 1pm to 4pm.


VCU Department of Art Education: 812 W Franklin Street.

Classrooms are on the 3rd floor. The computer lab is on the 2nd floor.

NOTE: Participants should bring a bag lunch each day and a smock on the first day.


Enrollment is easy!

1. Print and fill out the enrollment form:

If you have trouble downloading the form, please email

2. Mail the completed enrollment form and payment to:

Department of Art Education
Creative Arts Day Camp
Virginia Commonwealth University
PO Box 843084
Richmond, VA 23284

We are only able to secure spots in a session once both payment and an enrollment form are received.

Call for Volunteers

We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible high school students to work with our Creative Arts Day Camp teachers to assist with lessons, clean up and classroom management.  The volunteer application can be downloaded here: Volunteer Application 2015.

Other Opportunities

VCUarts FILM CAMP, run by the VCU Department of Photography and Film.
Mary and Frances Youth Center Summer Programming, including Discovery and Lobs & Lessons.