Creative Arts Day Camp

Department of Art Education

Enrollment for Summer 2023 has opened! Please register here. If you have questions, please email the camp directors at

Read about last year’s 2022 session of Creative Arts Day Camp here.

The VCUarts Department of Art Education is offering the Creative Arts Day Camp for children rising into grades K-9. Classes are taught by graduate and undergraduate art education students on the VCU campus. Classes are divided by age groups and four classes are offered each session. The camp will provide opportunities for students to explore a variety of media such as digital media, painting, drawing, printmaking, bookmaking, fibers, and more.

Age Groups

  • K-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-9

Class Size: 20

2023 Session Dates 

  • Session One: July 10th – July 14th
  • Session Two: July 17th – July 21st
  • Session Three: July 24th – July 28th
  • Session Four: July 31st – Aug 4th

Lessons will change on a weekly basis. Participants are encouraged to sign up for more than one session.

Camp Days, Time and Venue

Camp runs from Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 4PM and 9AM to 5PM on Friday for our weekly art show. 

Drop-off runs from 8:40 AM to 9:15AM

Pick up 3:50 – 4:20 PM

Venue: Murry DePillars Building, 1000 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220

2023 Tuition Rates (per session)

  • Tuition – $275 

Applications are processed on a first-come, first-serve basis until sessions are full. We are only able to secure spots in a session once both payment and an enrollment application are received. Enrollment confirmation and payment receipts will be sent by email.

Additional Discounts

A 5% discount will be applied to your total bill if you meet any one of the following criteria:

  • VCU employee or student (for children or legal dependents of VCU employees or students only)
  • Enroll more than one child at Creative Arts Day Camp
  • Enroll your child in multiple camp sessions


Apply for a need-based scholarship here.


Contact the camp at

Mailing address: 

P.O. Box 843084 Richmond, VA 23284