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2023 Creative Camps

Immerse children in creative activities at KANEKO!

The Creative Camps at KANEKO provide opportunities for children to discover, enjoy, and expand their own creative capacities through a wide range of individual and collaborative projects.

This summer, the KANEKO team and professional partners will provide week-long, exciting immersive sessions in Architecture, Movement, Textiles, and Visual Art. Campers also have opportunities to spend time in the spectacular KANEKO exhibition of sculptures and drawings by James Surls.

Core Offerings


Sculpting Moves Camp

Sculpting Moves Camp

Elementary GRADES: 4th to 6th
Campers will move in many different ways, including lively play games, a creative movement inspired by music and art, and a variety of basic dance forms.

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Architecture RDG Camp

Architecture RDG Camp

GRADES: 6th to 9th
Campers will explore how ideation, design techniques, modeling, drawing, and creating “new” architecture for an ever-changing world.

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Visual Arts Camp

Visual Arts Camp

GRADES: 6th to 9th
Campers will work with local artists, sharing creative opportunities, and providing experience in mediums such as drawing, painting, clay, sculpture, mobiles, and printmaking.

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Textiles Camp

Textiles Camp

GRADES: 6th to 9th
Come explore the world of textiles! This camp immerses students in opportunities to try a variety of techniques for making art with textiles.

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Architecture HDR Camp

Architecture HDR Camp

GRADES: 6th to 9th
Campers will explore how ideation, design techniques, modeling, drawing, and creating “new” architecture for an ever-changing world.

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Current & Upcoming Programs


CREATIVE CAMP INFORMATION: 

KANEKO offers camps to learners who are interested in exploring creativity and its intersection with art, education, science, design, technology, and philosophy.

Read our reviews!

Creative Camps 2022 post-camps survey

100% of students felt safe and welcome while at KANEKO.

100% of students tested out new ideas during their camp.

99% of students said that their instructor gave them a new and/or creative way to look at subject matter. 

98% of students feel more confident in their creative abilities.

99% of students understand how their creativity can be used in other aspects of their life.

99% of students would like to take another class at the KANEKO in the future.


Creative Camp Details:

Camps are held Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM. 

Middle School Sessions:
Students entering grades 6 – 9 in the Fall of 2023

Elementary Session:
Students entering grades 4 – 6 in the Fall of 2023

Students may choose to have their projects included in a final Creative Camps Exhibition at KANEKO.

Lunch and snacks are provided, and campers eat outside when possible. If your camper has any dietary restrictions, please let us know during registration.


For any questions or marketing requests regarding Creative Camps, please contact Katherine at katherine@thekaneko.org or 402.341.3800.