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Art programs and classes

Find the top art programs and lessons for kids

Extracurricular activities and programs can help further develop your child’s learning experiences. There are a number of art programs, classes, and lessons available in your area, throughout the school year and into the summer. Performing and visual arts programs run during the week and on weekends, as well as throughout March and summer breaks. Whatever your time frame, you have a wide variety of options to choose from.

In order to get the most out of your child’s art program or class you need to choose the activity wisely. Pick an area of the arts that your child is excited about and interested in. Allow your child to help you choose the program or class. When they are excited about participating they will be motivated, which will help them succeed.

Emphasize that the priority is for your child to have fun and try their best. When they do this, the learning benefits will come naturally. Remember to balance your child’s extracurricular activities with their educational responsibilities so that they don’t feel stressed or burned out.

Art programs and classes


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List of arts camps and programs

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Arts-intensive after school and weekend programs
Find after school and weekend programs with a heavy emphasis on arts activities, ideal for creative-minded kids and teens.
Conservatory of Dance and Music   
Professional and fun, themed March Break and Summer Camps. From Moana to Justin Timberlake, we make dance and music training fun! Ballet, jazz, hip hop, voice, music and other activities. No experience necessary.
Willowdale, Toronto
Dance (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $18/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed184-160Willowdale, Toronto, Ontario
Great Big Theatre Company   
Camps in your neighbourhood ! One-week sessions, performances every week. Our experienced, caring staff will introduce your kids to stage performance & guide them toward self-expression. A great confidence-builder !
Ontario (8)
Art : Theatre Arts

  • Ages 4 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $98/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed984-141Mississauga, York Mills, Toronto, Oakville, Cambridge, Hamilton, Whitby, Burlington, Waterloo, Richmond Hill, London
Studio PAVAS   
PAVAS day camps are fun filled days of Art, Music, Drama and Dance. Explore and expand your creativity and performing skills while making friends for life. Grow, Inspire, Belong.
Mississauga
Art (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 14
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Day, Program
from $230/week
Day, Program Coed, Girls, Boys2303-142Mississauga, Ontario
McMichael Children and Youth Art Camps and Programs   
The McMichael provides an unmatched backdrop for children, youth and family programs. For details on Children's Camps, Art Classes, Accessible Studio Workshops and Family Days, visit mcmichael.com today!
Vaughan
Art : Visual arts (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day
from $159/session
sessions & dates
Day Coed1594-153Vaughan, Ontario
GTA Photography Classes : Camps   
Photography & Video Camps for kids (8-12) & teens (13-18). Campers learn from award-winning photographers & apply their new skills on daily field trips. Give your child the BEST SUMMER EVER!
Ottawa; Downtown East, Toronto; Illinois
Visual arts: Photo/Video

  • Ages 8 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, Program
from $399/week
Day, Overnight, Program Coed3998-184Ottawa, Ontario, Downtown East, Toronto, Ontario, Illinois, Illinois
Models International Management   
Our Fashion Modeling Camps are an amazing opportunity for participants to build their confidence, develop their skills, and discover their talents.
Ottawa
Art (multi)

  • Ages 10 to 17
  • Girls
  • Day, Program
from $395/program
Day, Program Girls39510-175Ottawa, Ontario
Wanda's Creative Clay   
A fun and educational program that get kids away from electronics. Our supportive & encouraging environment is a safe place to lose yourself in your own creativity - clay, paper mache, painting and so much more.
Lawrence Park, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 3 to 100
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $18/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed183-1006Lawrence Park, Toronto, Ontario
Oakville Galleries   
Taught by qualified art instructors at our lakeside studios in Gairloch Gardens, Oakville Galleries' art classes and camps offer exciting art-making experiences alongside outdoor recreational activities.
Oakville
Art : Visual arts (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $42/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed426-147Oakville, Ontario
PSB & Interplay Dance   
High quality of training in full range of dance classes for kids. Free trial classes are available at each location. Summer dance camps run in July-August annually.
Leaside, Toronto; Davisville Village, Toronto; Birch Cliff, Toronto
Dance (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $15/week
Day, Program Coed153-188Leaside, Toronto, Ontario, Davisville Village, Toronto, Ontario, Birch Cliff, Toronto, Ontario
Living Arts Centre Camp Programs   
March Break, Winter Break and Summer Camps, ideal for GTA families looking for children's camps; single day or week-long programs available throughout the year, with music, arts, dance and more!
Mississauga
Art (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day
from $180/week
Day Coed1806-179Mississauga, Ontario
Ottawa School of Art   
Children aged 6 to 15 will embark on an exciting hands-on exploration of a variety of artistic mediums, themes and styles including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture, and clay.
Ottawa
Art : Visual arts (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $210/week
Day, Program Coed2106-1510Ottawa, Ontario
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts   
SummerArts combines the best of camp with the best of the arts, with great food, a full rec schedule, campfire, and of course a core of incredible arts programming, all on a beautiful campus overlooking the Bay of Fundy.
Canning
Art (multi)

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
from $290/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed2905-1811Canning, Nova Scotia
Aurora Cultural Centre Summer Art Camps & Children's Programs   
Creative summer camps to ignite your child's imagination! From drawing, painting & sculpting to musical theatre and acting, there is something for every child at the Aurora Cultural Centre. Fun, friends & fantasy await!
Aurora
Art (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 15
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $35/program
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed354-1512Aurora, Ontario
Animation Portfolio Workshop Boot Camp   
A week long workshop that introduces hand-drawn animation and character design.
Hillcrest Village, Toronto
Computer : Animation / 3D design

  • Ages 14 to 25
  • Coed
  • Day
from $565/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed56514-2513Hillcrest Village, Toronto, Ontario
Bravo Academy for the Performing Arts   
Performing over 50 Broadway Musical Productions starring young people each year, Bravo Academy is Toronto’s leading Performing Arts School! Offering voice, piano, guitar, violin and music theatre classes!
Lawrence Heights, Toronto; East York, Toronto
Art : Theatre Arts

  • Ages 4 to 21
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $200/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed2004-2114Lawrence Heights, Toronto, Ontario, East York, Toronto, Ontario
Allegro Academy of Music and Art   
This Thornhill and Vaughan Ontario summer music camp offers daily music classes : MYC, Drama, Arts, Swimming, along with math, reading, language and fun kids games.
Don Mills, Toronto; Vaughan
Music (multi)

  • Ages 3 to 100
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $20/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed203-10015Don Mills, Toronto, Ontario, Vaughan, Ontario
Toronto School of Art   
TSA offers art courses in winter, fall and spring and summer art camps. Young artists ages 11-17 are taught by skilled instructors who foster creativity & artistic expression in a supportive hands-on studio environment.
Alexandra Park, Toronto
Art : Visual arts (multi)

  • Ages 11 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $40/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed4011-1716Alexandra Park, Toronto, Ontario
Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design   
A Fashion Camp with introduction to Sketching, sewing, textiles embellishments while creating fun and youthful projects, in a stimulating environment within the renowned Richard Robinson Academy of Fashion Design.
Ottawa
Art : Fashion design / Sewing

  • Ages 8 to 100
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $300/program
Day, Program Coed3008-10017Ottawa, Ontario
Little Theatre Etobicoke   
Youth Musical Theatre is a place to find your voice and hone your skills. Develop lifelong confidence and friendships. Offering both after-school and summer day camp programs.
Bloor West Village, Toronto
Art : Theatre Arts

  • Ages 8 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $1,290/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed12908-1818Bloor West Village, Toronto, Ontario
Jeanette's Cakes   
Our camps are fun, creative and educational. Campers work with professional equipment like, kitchen aid mixers, turn tables, induction cook tops and specialized cake decorating equipment, etc..
Oakville
Art : Baking/Decorating

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $50/day
Day, Program Coed506-1819Oakville, Ontario
Township of King   
With a mixture of sports, arts, and nature based programs, you are sure to find the perfect camp or program for your child! High Five and OCA Certified. Visit www.king.ca for more information.
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 2 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $4/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed42-1820King, Nobleton
The-Cutting Room   
During this week-long camp, campers learn techniques in design, draping, sewing, and illustration, work on a real-world fashion project, and receive the opportunity to visit the city's most exclusive showrooms.
Vancouver
Art : Fashion design / Sewing

  • Ages 8 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $650/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed6508-1621Vancouver, British Columbia
Rooks to Cooks   
Hands-on, educational and fun! We offer unique, intensive cooking day camps for kids, ages 6+. Kids learn to cook, but they also learn about nutrition, team-work, problem-solving and much more! 12 GTA locations.
Scarborough Village, Toronto; Mississauga; Thornhill
Art : Cooking

  • Ages 6 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $420/week
Day, Program Coed4206-1622Scarborough Village, Toronto, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario, Thornhill, Ontario
Stratford Festival   
Now in its 20th year, the Stratford Festival Theatre Arts Camp runs in July and August. Taught by professional teaching artists, participants enjoy an intensive program of classes, rehearsal and theatre-going.
Stratford
Art : Theatre Arts

  • Ages 6 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, family
from $129/session
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight, family Coed1296-1823Stratford, Ontario
COOKSMART   
We offer cooking classes afterschool, PD days, summer camps and in-school workshops. COOKSMART is a fun, hands-on, cooking program that engages kids in healthier choices and safe cooking techniques! Locations across GTA.
Mississauga; Rosedale, Toronto
Art : Cooking

  • Ages 4 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $220/week
Day, Program Coed2204-1824Mississauga, Ontario, Rosedale, Toronto, Ontario
After school classes and programs with arts activities
Zebra Robotics   
Robotics and coding after-school, weekend, competition, and summer camp classes for students from Grade 2 to 12. Serious STEM learning with a unique curriculum and wholesome support system!
Mississauga; Milton
Computer (multi)

  • Ages 7 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $30/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed307-170Mississauga, Ontario, Milton, Ontario
Budding Genius - Central Mississauga   
We're the coolest, most innovative kid program! We offer French & English classes in Robotics, Math, Lego, Creative writing, Technical drawing for engineers, photography, virtual reality, painting, software engineering.
Mississauga
Education: STEM

  • Ages 4 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $190/week
Day, Program, family Coed1904-181Mississauga, Ontario
The Michelangelo Code   
With valuable contributions from Industry leader David Pacheco, Creative Director of The Walt Disney Company, Mr. G, a STEM Instructor and former GANZ game developer passes on key techniques used by his production team!
Brampton; Vaughan; Mississauga
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $150/month
Day, Program, family Coed1505-182Brampton, Ontario, Vaughan, Ontario, Mississauga, Ontario
The Cube STEM Camps   
A technology camp that offers kids the opportunity to touch on a full range of fun and engaging technology classes and activities that encourage kids to use their creativity to be the technology makers of the future.
The Beach, Toronto; Rosedale, Toronto
Computer (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed, Girls
  • Day
from $195/week
Day Coed, Girls1956-173The Beach, Toronto, Ontario, Rosedale, Toronto, Ontario
Innova STEM Labs   
STEM based camp and workshops •3D Design and Printing •Robotics • Mechatronics •Virtual & Augmented Reality •Internet Of Things (IoT) • Computer programming •Video Game Design
Mississauga
Education: STEM

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Coed, Girls, Boys
  • Day, Program, family
from $99/month
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed, Girls, Boys995-164Mississauga, Ontario
Royal Ontario Museum Summer Club   
Diverse Toronto summer camp (with March Break programs) offering kids programs in science, history, art, environment and more.
South Annex, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day
from $225/2 weeks
sessions & dates
Day Coed2255-165South Annex, Toronto, Ontario, South Annex, Toronto,
Idea Lab Kids Calgary   
Idea Lab provides classes, camps ranging from Cooking, Robotics, 3D Art, Engineering and Science. At Idea Lab children learn through hands-on-activities utilizing Critical-thinking Skills and a great deal of IMAGINATION!
Calgary
Education: STEM

  • Ages 3 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $30/week
Day, Program Coed303-146Calgary, Alberta
ART-ON-LOCATION with Dawn-Angela   
For those students who are longing for something artistic, creative, relaxing, therapeutic, productive, confidence building. Courses with skilled instructors who are working artists.
Oakville; International
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 5 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
from $40/day
Day, Overnight, Program, family Coed405-187Oakville, Ontario, International,
Camp Mère Clarac   
Located on the banks of Rivière Ouareau, we have a magnificent 115 acres of land (making it one of the most beautiful campsites in Quebec) with unique and safe facilities, and 25 activities conducted in French!
Saint-Donat
Education: FSL

  • Ages 4 to 16
  • Coed
  • Day, Overnight
from $444/session
sessions & dates
Day, Overnight Coed4444-168Saint-Donat, Quebec
Oxford Learning High Park   
Oxford means a personalized learning experience for your child. Brain Camps explore creative themes through engaging activities and field trips. Tutoring takes a fun turn. Our students are excited to learn!
High Park, Toronto
Education (multi)

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day
from $400/week
sessions & dates
Day Coed4004-129High Park, Toronto, Ontario
Radiant Girls   
A unique Girls Wellness Camp in a retreat setting. Featuring Yoga and Pilates, Outdoor Excursions, Hands-On Cooking, Coaching for Confidence & Emotional Intelligence, Meaningful Expressive Art, Fun & lots of giggling.
Burlington; Hamilton; Milton
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 7 to 15
  • Girls
  • Day, Overnight, Program, family
from $300/week
Day, Overnight, Program, family Girls3007-1510Burlington, Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Milton, Ontario
Wildhorse Camp   
Camps for girls who LOVE horses! Our natural horsemanship programs are about learning leadership and life skills - through heart to heart horsemanship! Horse Focused and FUN!
Rocky Mountain House
Sport: Horseback Riding/Equestrian

  • Ages 11 to 17
  • Girls
  • Overnight
from $850/week
sessions & dates
Overnight Girls85011-1711Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
STEAMlabs   
A hi-tech maker space for curious hands-on kids. We use the latest tools and technologies, like 3D printing and laser cutting, to help your child bring their ideas to life.
Downtown West, Toronto; Don Mills, Toronto; Wallace Emerson, Toronto
Education (multi)

  • Ages 6 to 17
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $10/session
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed106-1712Downtown West, Toronto, Ontario, Don Mills, Toronto, Ontario, Wallace Emerson, Toronto, Ontario
Code-it Hacks   
Blend of 5 flavors in our Kids Coding & Robotics Camp in Toronto! Learn to Code, Learn to build: Robotics & Circuits, Outdoor play:Logic Games & a field trip to a tech company! Never a dull moment in our camps & programs
Kingsview Vilage, Toronto; Bloor West Village, Toronto
Computer (multi)

  • Ages 7 to 18
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $150/session
Day, Program, family Coed1507-1813Kingsview Vilage, Toronto, Ontario, Bloor West Village, Toronto, ON
UTutor Education Centre   
A professional after school tutoring centre with dedicated and experienced tutor professionals helping students get their academic success, from High school to University pathway programs.
Willowdale, Toronto; Richmond Hill; Newmarket
Education (multi)

  • Ages 12 to 22
  • Coed
  • Day, Program
from $100/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program Coed10012-2214Willowdale, Toronto, Ontario, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Newmarket, Ontario
Toronto Kyokushinkai Karate   
Kids Karate Summer Day Camp, PA Day Camps, March Break Camps. After school martial arts, Karate and fitness programs.
The Beach, Toronto
Sport: Martial Arts

  • Ages 4 to 12
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $239/week
sessions & dates
Day, Program, family Coed2394-1215The Beach, Toronto, Ontario
Snapology of Halton-Mississauga   
Our classes & camps use LEGO® bricks & K'Nex® to offer STEAM programs in Engineering, Science, Robotics, Animation, Drones, Video Game Design and more,..plus fun themes like Pokemon, Ninjas, Star Wars and Minecraft®.
Milton
Traditional (multi activity)

  • Ages 4 to 14
  • Coed
  • Day, Program, family
from $15/week
Day, Program, family Coed154-1416Milton, Ontario

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