The Umbrella Arts Camp

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With a focus on the love of art and a keen awareness of the developmental needs of children and young adults, The Umbrella Arts Camp covers arts education for Grades K-8 instructed by experienced practicing artists, arts educators, and teachers.

We offer arts for every interest. Children will have the opportunity to try a variety of artistic disciplines such as: Drawing & Painting, 2D & 3D Mixed-Media, Ceramics, Arts & Environment, Woodworking, Performing Arts and MORE!

DATES (Registration will open in early February)

Week 1 July 5 – 8: Art of the Americas
Learn about and create art that derives from Northern, Central, and Southern America. Explore how many cultures, nations, and civilizations from past to present have made art inspired by their homeland.
Registration Closes: Sunday June 12, 2022

Week 2 July 11 – 15: Elements of Nature are an Artists Inspiration
A week of exploration into how artists use nature and natural materials as a source of artistic inspiration.
Registration Closes: Sunday June 19, 2022

Week 3 July 18 – 22: Artistic Aces Solving Cases
Ever imagined being a spy or solving mysterious cases? This week will let you put on your detective's cap and explore the various mysteries in art. 
Registration Closes: Sunday June 26, 2022

Week 4 July 25 – 29: STEM / STEAM – Build, Make & Create
By using the elements of STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math – learn how the scientific method can be implemented to build, make & create art.
Registration Closes: Sunday July 3, 2022

Week 5 August 1 - 5: Ahoy! The Sea & Stories
Explore the power & mystery of the sea that has inspired artists for centuries. Come on a journey as we delve into the mysterious fathoms below and try to stay afloat aboard a pirate ship. 
Registration Closes: Sunday July 10, 2022

Week 6 August 8 - 12: Time Travel: Art Throughout Time
Explore the origins of art throughout history. Learn about where it all started and where it can go. Become an artist of the past, the present and the future!
Registration Closes: Sunday July 17, 2022

Week 7 August 15 - 19: Weird, Wild & Wacky Ways to Make Art
Take a look into the unusual, inventive and out of the box approaches to making art. This week will focus on exploring new approaches and embracing the creative spirit through various art forms.
Registration Closes: Sunday July 24, 2022


AGES: 5-14 years (K-8th Grade)

Grades K-6 will be divided by age into similar age color groups
These color groups will be determined based upon the ages and total number of students enrolled per camp week. Please note that your child's age group will be adjusted to the nearest age group depending upon availability, at the discretion of the Camp Director.

Grades 7-8 will be a part of our Teen Program
The Teen Program is a camp & leadership experience. Teens will have two art classes daily and spend the other blocks of the day working with younger camper groups - as an additional classroom assistant. Depending upon the week, teens may have the opportunity to plan/lead an art lesson of their own creation to their assigned younger camper group. This program is perfect for teens who still want to attend art camp while also preparing them for leadership opportunities such as being a future Classroom Assistant, Camp Counselor or Teacher.



Half-Day Morning In-Person: Grades K-6
8:30am - 12:00pm

Morning only includes two different 1-hour art classes and a break for a mid-morning snack. Half day students must be provided with a NUT-FREE snack from home for the mid-morning break. Weather permitting snack will be eaten outside!
Tuition: Before / After May 12th = $290 / $340

Full-Day In-Person: Grades K-6
9:00am - 4:30pm
Includes two morning art classes and two afternoon art classes in a variety of different media. Full day students must be provided with a NUT-FREE lunch from home for the mid-day break & NUT-FREE snacks for a mid-morning & mid-afternoon break. Weather permitting we eat lunch at Emerson Field, where they can have outside play time!
Tuition: Before / After March 1st = $500 / $550

Full-Day In-Person: Grades 7-8 (Teen Program)
9:00am - 4:30pm
Includes two morning art classes in a variety of different media and two afternoon leadership activities. Full day students must be provided with a NUT-FREE lunch from home for the mid-day break & NUT-FREE snacks for a mid-morning & mid-afternoon break. Weather permitting we eat lunch at Emerson Field, where they can have outside play time!
Tuition: Before / After March 1st = $500 / $550

Art Explorers - Extended Day Afternoon (Grades K-7)
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Available as an add-on for students enrolled in the Full Day Program.
Tuition: $100 for All Week (Monday - Friday)



A tuition discount of 5% off additional registrations is available when two or more children are registered for the same week(s).

Register now and save! Before March 1st : Full Day $500 | Half-Day $290 On or After March 1st: Full Day $550 | Half-Day $340

Registrations will close 11:59pm EST on Sunday, 3 weeks prior to the start of the next Summer Program week. Registrations after a deadline date may be accepted on a space available basis with an additional fee of $50. Parents must contact The Umbrella office by phone or in person and be ready to make payment at the time of registration and complete all of the required camp forms.

Tuition, less a $50 registration fee, will be refunded if the request is made PRIOR to the registration deadline for the week for which the registration was intended to begin. 50% of tuition payments may be refunded on a case by case basis after a registration deadline up to the start of each camp week. On or after the first day of each registered camp week, no refunds are given. In the case of an accident or illness, please contact the Umbrella office. We may be able to arrange a later start date.



***Note: Programming is subject to change as new safety protocols are put in place***



For additional questions about Summer Camp contact:
Rebecca Campbell, Camp Director at or 978-371-0820 x200

Camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health. The Umbrella will be following the most up-to-date COVID-19 safety guidelines.