2017 Summer Arts Camps

This summer, enroll your kids in a summer arts camp! A variety of camps and workshops for youth are being offered throughout the tri-county region, and these links are organized by discipline: Dance & Movement, Literary Arts, Media Arts, Multi-discipline, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts. Many classes fill up fast, so be sure to register early.

To list an arts camp on racc.org, please send the name of the organization, the camp, and a link with dates to mbauer@racc.org.

The listings below are currently open. We will be adding more listings as they come in. 

Dance & Movement

6/19-8/11 BodyVox’s Kids Dance Camp Register

6/19-8/18 Circus Arts Camps 2017 Register

6/19-8/25 Echo Theater Company: Do Jump Summer Camp Register

6/19-8/25 Circus Project Summer Camp, The Circus Project Register

6/26-8/27 NW Dance Youth Summer Dance Program Register

7/10-21 Pendulum Aerial Arts Contemporary Circus Summer Intensive Register

7/10-8/5  The Portland Ballet’s Summer Ballet Intensive Register 

7/17-8/4 Dragonfly Dance Camps Register


Literary Arts

Various camps offer writing workshops listed under Multi-Discipline section below.


Media Arts

6/19-8/18  Northwest Film Center’s Filmmaking Camps for Kids & Teens Register

6/19-8/11, Open Signal, Portland Community Media Center’s filmmaking and animation camps. Register.

7/10- 8/19 Newspace Center for Photography Summer Youth Classes Register

8/7-11 Anna Cosper Summer Stop-motion Workshop Register



June through summer Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Register 

June through summer Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Summer Day camps Register 

June through summer Portland Park & Recreation arts camps Register

June through summer Portland Community College Summer Teen Program Register

June through summer Lakewood Youth Summer Camps Register

6/10-8/18 Cedarwood Summer Camps Register

6/12-7/21 Vibe of Portland Arts & Music Summer Camp Register

6/14-9/1  MJCC Summer Day Camp Register 

6/18-7/28 Catlin Gabel Summer Camps Register 

6/18-8/7 ReWild’s Ancestral Skills Summer Camp Register

6/19-8/18 Portland Children’s Museum Summer Camp Register

6/19-8/18 Child Magic Day Camps Register

6/19-8/28 Gilchrist Art Camps Register

6/26-8/4 Willowbrook Outdoors Arts Camp Register

6/26-8/11 Tucker Arts Camp Register

6/26-8/18 Oregon Episcopal School Day Camps Register

7/10-8/4 Portland MetroArts Kid Camps Register

7/17-21  Ho’omoana Hawaiian Immersion Summer Camp Register

7/18-8/4 Art and Music Week Summer Camp Register

8/7-17 Creative Arts Day Camp at Marylhurst Universtiy Register

8/14-8/25 Ten Breaths Away: Theatre Summer Camps Register



6/19-8/18 School of Rock Summer Camps  Register 

6/19-8/25 Ethos Music Summer Camp  Register

6/19-8/25 My Voice Music: Summer Rock Band Camps Register

6/26-30 Portland Chamber Music Camp Register

6/26-8/18 Youth Music Project Summer Camps & Workshops Register

6/26-8/19 Rock ‘n’ Roll Girls Summer Camp Register

8/7-11 Flute Alliance Flute Boot Camps Register

8/7-11 Oregon Repertory Singers’ Youth Summer Camp, Coro Cantare Register



6/12-8/25 Oregon Children’s Theatre Summer Classes  Register 

6/19-8/4  Artists Repertory Theatre in partnership with Isinglass’ Egg Summer Theatre Leadership Academy Register

6/19-8/18  Portland Center Stage’s Acting/Audition and Musical Theater Intensives Register

6/19-8/25 NW Children’s Theater and School Summer Theater Camp Register

6/26-8/11 Shaking the Tree Summer Camps Register

7/3-29 The Columbia Gorge School of Theatre Register

7/10-8/16 Portland Actors Conservatory’s Summer on Stage Register

7/10-8/19 Broadway Rose Theatre Drama Camps Register

7/17-8/11 STAGES Performing Arts Youth Academy Register


Visual Arts

6/19-7/14 Summer Camp SCRAP Register

6/19-7/28 Pacific Northwest College of Arts’ smARTworks Register

6/19-8/18 Oregon College of Art’s Art Adventures Youth Summer Camp Register

6/19-8/31 My Masterpiece Art Studio Summer Camps Register

6/26-8/25 Anne Storr’s Summer Art Camp Register

7/10-14 Design Camp (University of Oregon) Register

7/10-27 Comic Book Art Camps Register

7/10-28 Pacific Northwest College of Arts’ Design Labs Register

7/10-8/4 Summer Architecture Academy (University of Oregon) Register

7/10-8/11 Pacific Northwest College of Arts’  Pre-College Studios Register

719-8/25 Quilt & Sewing Camps Register

7/10-8/31 Newspace Photography Summer Camps Register