Thank you for your support and for sending your kids to our Summer Art Camp. All classes are full for the 2014 summer season. See you in our after school programs! Please visit our website in the early spring for 2015 enrollment!

CreativeReflections_webCome check out the artwork by our Summer Art Camp students in our youth art exhibition, Creative Reflections, through August 23.

Follow our blog and Facebook for photos from Summer Art Camp and for information on Afternoon with Art, After School Art Classes and all other youth art education programs.

 WPCA Summer Art Camp 2014

Every summer Walker’s Point Center for the Arts organizes an extensive and affordable educational program for Milwaukee-area youth. Each week of Summer Art Camp is dedicated to one form of art. Sign up for one week or for all eight!

Summer Art Camp is for youth between the ages of 6 – 12. All camps are Tuesday – Friday, 1 – 5 pm, with the exception of Drawing Week, which will be Monday – Friday.

Summer Art Camp Programs:

summerpics2Photography – June 24-27   Registration FULL!
Let your children explore the city of Milwaukee through their own viewfinder! Students will learn the basics of photography including lighting, view, contrast, subject, and composition.  Camera provided. Students will receive a flash drive of all of their work. *Due to high demand for this class,  this week must be paid in full with no refunds.

summerpics3Drawing Week – June 30-July 3  
 Registration FULL!

Learn the basics of drawing from contour and gesture to shading, and blending. Students will be inspired by artists from around the globe and will create their own masterpieces using pencil, marker, pastel, and charcoal. Please note, this class is Monday-Thursday due to Independence Day. 


Painting Week – July 8-11Registration FULL!
During this week, students will explore the basics of painting in tempera, watercolor, and acrylic through the eyes of inspirational artists and cultures.


Multimedia Week – July 15-18 
 Registration FULL!
The only thing better than painting and drawing week, is a week that combines both! Let your child explore ways to mix paint, drawing, collage, printing, photography and much more.

summerpics5Latin Dance and Carnival! – July 22-25 Registration FULL!
Move your body to the beat of the drum during this Latin dance class! Students will explore the origins and cultures of Latin America through Bomba, Salsa and Bachata as they learn a choreographed piece for Milwaukee’s Carnival celebration on July 26th.

summerpics7Ceramics Week – July 29-Aug 1 Registration FULL!
Students will explore basic clay building processes like pinching, coiling and slab. Each student will create their own ceramic pieces complete with colorful glazing layers that will be fired on site at WPCA. *Note that pieces may take up to 4 weeks before they are pick-up ready* 

summerpics8Master Artists Week – August 5-8 Registration FULL!
Inspired by artists like Van Gogh, Matisse, Kahlo, and Picasso, we will learn about art history and the artists who made their mark. Students will create masterpieces in the styles of past artists to explore their own style as an artist!

summerpics6Art and Meditation – August 12-15 Registration FULL!
This week combines art and movement! Each student will make an art journal to document their journey as we explore self, nature, and the world around us. We will combine yoga, body art, and collaboration. Students should wear comfortable stretchy clothing and expect fun walks to the park nearby!

Please contact Mary Sugiyama, Art Education Coordinator with any questions: 414 672 2787 x12,


CAMP PRICES: $80/Week for WPCA Family Members ($50 yearly membership), $125 Non-Members, $40 Special rates available for residents in our 53204 neighborhood

PAYMENT AND RESERVATIONS: Full payment is required at the time of registration. A confirmation email with further instructions will be sent within 24 hours of payment during business days and within 48 hours on weekends.  We ask that you make sure that you can check the email connected to your Paypal account. For problems with Paypal please email We will reserve your spots until the problem is resolved.

Payment online through Paypal is accepted or a check made out to WPCA and sent to: WPCA, Attn: Summer Art Camp, 839 South 5th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204.

Thank you for your support and for sending your kids to our Summer Art Camp. All classes are full for the 2014 summer season. See you in our after school programs!

SCHOLARSHIPS: Payment plans and a limited number of scholarships are available to those with financial need. Inquire with Mary Sugiyama for details.

CANCELLATIONS: In case of cancellation, WPCA will refund 50% of fees unless otherwise indicated. Cancellations must be made TWO WEEKS in advance for partial refund. Students may chose to be transferred to another week if spots are available.