Arlington Center for the Arts offers a variety of fun, dynamic programs for preschoolers through teens.  Browse programs here, and sign up soon - programs fill early, so be sure to secure your spot!

Join ACA this Summer - we can't wait to see you!

Summer at ACA… it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Our 2020 summer camps are shaping up to be our best yet, with creative, fun-filled programs for 10 straight weeks, for kids in pre-K through High school! Your budding artist can spend their summer days creating unique art projects, learning silly songs, playing wacky improv games, rehearsing hilarious skits, and playing plenty of outdoor games, out in the sunshine! Check out our online registration page for a full list of dates, descriptions, and more. 



or call our office at (781)-648-6220
to reserve your child's spot now.


Weeks 1-7: Gibbs School
Weeks 1-7 of ACA Vacation Arts Camps will be returning to the Gibbs School, 41 Foster Street, Arlington, MA 02474.  We are excited to host camp in their wonderful classrooms, an innovative theater and a comfortable air conditioned environment.

Weeks 8-10: St Paul's Church
Weeks 8,9 & 10 will take place at the St. Paul's Church, 929 Concord Turnpike, Arlington.  St. Paul's has been host to ACA's February, April and Summer Camps in the past.  We thank the St Paul's community for having us back!

Weeks 8-10: Arlington Center for the Arts (Art Academy Only)

Art Academy classes will be held at the newly renovated Arlington Center for the Arts at 20 Academy St during Weeks 8,9 & 10. We will be utilizing studio classrooms, the Shaira Ali Art Gallery and Performance Space, and outdoor spaces throughout the Art Academy program. 



Full-Day Young at Art

For children ages 4-5

A small and friendly camp for preschoolers, combining art, music and outdoor theme-related activities.

Details & Sample Schedule

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


Vacation Arts Camp

For children entering grades 1-6

A full day of art, music, drama and outdoor fun and games, with a new theme every week.

Details & Sample Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:45 am - 4:30 pm with extended day available


Counselor in Training

For teens entering grades 7-9

Leadership training, challenging and fun art projects, and a weekly arts destination field trip for our oldest group of campers. 

Details & Sample Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:45 am - 4:30 pm with extended day available


Summer Drama Camps

For children entering grades 3-6 

A two-week session creating an original, kid friendly production, including props and scenery.

Details & Sample Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:45 am - 4:30 pm with extended day available


Teen Art Studios

For teens entering grades 6-10

A challenging and inspiring art class focusing on a new medium each week.

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

Art Academy

For children entering grades 3-6

ACA’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.

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


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