Art Camps for Kids

Fee: $400 - 450/week

A series of week-long art courses provide a fun and structured environment for children to learn about art, and explore their endless creativity.

Pick the artistic practice that you want for the week!

(click on the activity for more information)

Unsure of which activity you want? Then pick Creative Practice! Creative practice allows students to try a different art activity each day of the week.

Courses are offered for children ages 5 to 12, with camp taking place from 9:00am to 3:30pm Monday - Friday. Children are also welcome to enjoy supervised play on the premises, from 8:00 to 9:00am and 3:30 to 5pm, for an additional fee.

Parents are asked to ensure each child brings their own nut-free lunch, snacks and bottled water to classes for each day of the week.

On the last day of each course, children will enjoy seeing their work presented in a group exhibition, along with a party to celebrate their accomplishments!



Before Camp Care (8:00 am - 9:00am)


After Camp Care (3:30 pm - 6:00pm)



Our 2019 weekly themes!

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Week 1: July 2nd - 5th

Once upon a time i was a worm - $400

Let’s get creepy-crawly! This week students will be learning about the lives of bugs from insects to invertebrates. We will be exploring getting inspired to make fascinating creations inspired by these tiny creatures. Whether you like beautiful butterflies, wiggly worms or spindly spiders, we know you’ll love learning about all the bugs from 0 to 100 legs!

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Week 2: july 8th - 12th

Flying crocodiles in the sky - $450

Up, up and away! This week student will be exploring the skies with unexpected company. They will learn all about crocodiles, ancient reptiles that adapted to outlive the dinosaurs, and use their creativity and skills to make artworks depicting a whole new evolution for crocodiles: Flight! This week is guaranteed to let the imagination soar!

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Week 3: july 15th - 19th

It’s raining fish - $450

Let’s make a splash! This week we’re looking up as the fish come pouring down. Students will learn about underwater ecosystems and the water cycle from earth to the sky and back again. They will learn exciting artistic techniques to make innovative aquatic creations.

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Week 4: july 22nd - 26th

A Monster in my pocket - $450

This week we’re thinking small! Students will be stretching the limits of their big imaginations to make small scale creations. We will be using art to bring the make-believe into reality. This will be an exciting and explorative week full of fun monster master pieces!

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Week 5: july 29th - august 2nd

Walking, Talking Trees - $450

This week we’re on the move! Students will explore the forests with the trees and learn all about these amazing green giants. We will learn about techniques and materials to understand the importance of our natural environment and sustainable materials. Let’s walk the walk and talk the talk of trees!

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week 6: august 6th - 9th

adventure in the lollipop city - $400

We’re exploring a city made of sweets! This week students learn about delicious design and edible architecture. With such a tempting topic and so many artistic activities, we’re sure to develop a sweet tooth for creative construction!

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week 7: august 12th - 16th

jumping into the black hole - $450

This week is out of this world! Join us as we dive right into the mysteries of outer space that will stretch the fabric of our imaginations. Students will be learning about different galactic components and systems that are sure to inspire some stellar artwork! Get ready to blast off!

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week 8: august 19th - 23rd

dinner with the pirates of the sahara - $450

Ahoy there, and bon appetit! This week students will explore the saharan dessert with their mateys! Through various art forms we will be coming up with creative cuisines for the captain and crew while sailing the high sands.

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week 9: august 26th - 30th

school in the clouds - $450

This week we’ve got our heads in clouds! It’s that time of the summer when students can embrace one last hurrah of free spirited fun. This week is all about day dreaming our way back into the classroom, with a twist! Lets get inspired about education!

Summer Camp and Summer Half Day Camp provided by the Canadian Contemporary School of Art (CCSA) for Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Summer Break in East York, Toronto

Half-day camp available!

fee: $300/week

Option 1: Join us for the Morning Session

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Option 2: Join us for Afternoon Session

12:00 pm to 3:30 pm

*Only for children 4-5 years old


volunteer with us!

If you’re crafty, love art, love bring part of the team, and want to earn your volunteer hours credit over the summer, please apply!

Volunteers must be available for one full week session of camp (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm) throughout July and August. Volunteers can choose their week!