Camp registration opens March 22, 2021

Camp Information

Columbia Art Center in Long Reach Village Center – 6100 Foreland Garth, Columbia MD 21045

Art Camp provides exciting avenues of creativity and discovery to every camper in a healthy and safe environment. Each week has a unique theme to promote diverse and entertaining projects for each camp session. Campers will experiment with colors, textures, mediums and performance methods through daily projects and lessons. Art specialists teach visual and performing arts processes, including painting, acrylic flow painting, 3-D design, collage, drawing, clay works, puppetry and skit creation. Young artists are encouraged to explore their imaginations and develop their own style of artistic expression. Campers will collaborate on a special camp project or show at the end of each session. Daily outdoor recreation time.

Columbia Youth and Teen Center in Oakland Mills Village Center – 5853 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia MD 21045

Campers experience  arts and crafts, sports and games, STEAM/STEM-related activities, cooking projects and more, all related to the weekly theme.  Some weeks include virtual field trips, special guests or volunteer service learning projects.  Fridays will include a picnic/cookout, weather permitting.

Weekly Themes:

  • June 21-25 – Olympics
  • June 28-July 2 – Team Spirit or All Sports
  • July 5-9 – Castaway Island
  • July 12-16 – Mystery
  • July 19 -23 – Game Show
  • July 26-30 – NASA
  • August 2-6 – CA Has Talent
  • August 9-13 – Boxcar Derby
  • August 16-20 – All Around the World

For all camps:

  • Campers must wear closed-toed shoes, and it is suggested that campers wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and socks.
  • Bring a smock or overshirt to protect clothing.
  • A hat and sunscreen are recommended for outdoor activities.
  • Bring a healthy, nonperishable lunch (no peanut products please) and a refillable water bottle.

Camp Hours 

  • Camp hours –  9am-4pm
  • Before care –  7-9am
  • After care –  4-6pm

Campers must wear closed-toed shoes, and it is suggested that campers wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and socks.

Bring a smock or overshirt to protect clothing.

A hat and sunscreen are recommended for outdoor activities.

Bring a healthy, nonperishable lunch (no peanut products please) and a refillable water bottle.

Camp hours –  9am-4pm

Before care –  7-9am

After care –  4-6pm

The CA Commitment

The CA summer camp staff is excited to offer a safe and fun environment that will help campers build community, cultivate a unique sense of place and create lifelong memories. CA is committed to following guidelines from the CDC, state and county when it comes to COVID-19,  doing our part in reducing the spread of the virus. We will provide smaller group sizes, mandatory face coverings for staff and kids, health questionnaires and temperature checks for staff and students.