Arlington Center for the Arts offers a variety of fun, dynamic programs for preschoolers through teens.  Below, you can find more info about our 2020 summer arts camps, including an important update from our camp team. 

COVID-19 Updates for ACA's 2020 Summer Camps


PLEASE NOTE: Please consult our COVID-19 Updates page for all our Summer 2020 camp updates, including program confirmations/cancellations and health and safety information. Please also make sure to check out our COVID-19 Vacation Arts Safety Plan, Parent/Guardian Handbook (Revised Summer 2020) and COVID-19 Control Plan.



Weeks 1-5 (6/29 - 7/31): Online Camps 
Weeks 1-5 of ACA Vacation Arts Camps and Teen Studio programs will be hosted virtually, through Zoom.

Weeks 6-10 (8/3 - 9/4): In Person Camp Programs

  • Vacation Arts Camp at St. Paul’s Church (929 Concord Turnpike)

  • Teen Studio at ACA (20 Academy Street)

  • Art Academy at ACA (20 Academy Street)

Supplies for In-Person Camps:


Campers will be expected to bring their own supplies during the 2020 camp season. Below, you can find a list of suggested supplies and supply kit order Form from local art supply store Artbeat:


Below, check out the in-person programs we'll be offering during Summer 2020 (from August 3 - September 4). Please make sure to consult our Parent/Guardian Handbook and COVID-19 Vacation Arts Safety Plan, as well as ACA's COVID-19 Control Plan (applicable to all ACA in-person programs).

Vacation Arts Camp | Location: St Paul's Church 

For children entering grades 1-6A full day of art, music, drama and outdoor fun and games, with a new theme every week. August 3 - September 4. 

Details & Sample ScheduleMonday - Friday, 8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Week 6 (Aug 3 - 7)​
Vacation Arts Camp: Into the Wild (Gr1-6) - Register Here 

Week 7 (Aug 10 - 14)​
Vacation Arts Camp: Fantasy Worlds (Gr 1-6) - Register Here

Teen Studio: Photography (Gr 6-10) - Register Here FULL

Week 8 (Aug 17 - 21)​
Vacation Arts Camp: Time Travelers (Gr 1-6) - Register Here
Art Academy: Back to the Future (Gr 3-6) - Register Here

Week 9 (Aug 24 - 28)
Vacation Arts Camp: Lights, Camera, Action! (Gr 1-6) - Register Here 
Art Academy: Movie Madness (Gr 3-6) - Register Here FULL
Teen Studio: Drawing & Painting (Gr 6-10) - Register Here FULL

Week 10 (Aug 31 - Sept 4)​
Vacation Arts Camp: Mysteries & Mazes (Gr 1-6) - Register Here FULL
Art Academy: Mysterious Magic (Gr 3-6) - Register Here FULL
Teen Studio: Filmmaking Studio (Gr 6-10) - Register Here

Art Academy | Location: Arlington Center for the Arts

For children entering grades 3-6ACA’s Art Academy will allow campers interested in the visual arts to explore and create elevated, in-depth and surprising art projects, in a variety of fun & unique mediums. August 17 - September 4.

Monday - Friday, 8:45 - 4:30 pm

Teen Art Studios | Location: Arlington Center for the Arts

For teens entering grades 6-10A challenging and inspiring art class focusing on a new medium each week. August 3 - September 4. 

Monday - Friday, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Please note: to search for online programs only, please utilize the "Program Types" field in the "Search Options" section. All online programs are listed as separate Program Types.

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