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City of Silverton upcoming summer camps


Preschool Sampler June 18-21 9:00-noon, June 25-28 9:00-noon, or July 16-19 9:00-noon

Not sure if your child is ready for preschool? Want to try out the newly opened Park House Preschool? These 3 distinctly different weeks are the perfect caring and creative preschool experience for children aged 3-5.

Scrap Camp July 9-13 10:00-noon

Make amazing, useful projects, play games, explore scientific ideas, enjoy the park and so much more, all with a theme of creative reuse and making the most of materials.

For kids aged 6-12.

Art on the Water  July 9-13 1:00-3:00

Paint with water balloons, watercolor painting, and tons of other art and activities related to water and to the creek. A super fun and messy camp for creative kids age 5-12.

Art That Works  July 16-20 1:00-3:00

Create something, then watch it work! Make kites and fly them, make boats and sail them, build a parachute and see if it works! Builders and designers age 6-12 will love this camp.

 All camps require registration!


(503) 873-2480 or online at



Art Survey for Kids July 23-2710:00-12:00

with Ann Altman

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity for kids to work with an artist of local, regional and national acclaim in this sampler camp of many different mediums, projects and techniques. 

Garden of Art    July 23-27 1:00-3:00

Science and art combine in this camp for kids who love nature, gardening, birds and bugs. We’ll create, explore, design, and dig into some fun. For kids 5-10. 

Art of the Pioneers July 30-August 3 10:00-noon

Play games and create toys, just like kids on the Oregon Trail! Spin wool, identify and make use of beneficial plants, make handmade toys and games and much more in this low-tech camp for creative kids ages 6-12.

Da Vinci Kids   July 30-August 3 1:00-3:00

So popular last summer, we’re bringing it back! Art, invention, science, architecture, and more of Leonardo Da Vinci’s work will be featured and celebrated in this camp for kids ages 6-12.

Summer Camps at Silverton Arts Association

Big Art Week  August 6-10 9:00-1:00

A brand new camp of epic proportions! Four amazingly talented instructors take turns teaching tons of different art techniques! This 4-hour camp includes drawing, painting, ceramics, sculpture, puppet-making, set design, and so much more. Every day, every hour is new and inviting, fun and exciting! Best of all, the week culminates in a performance for friends and family showcasing campers’ art, skills, and talents.

For kids 6-12.

Jurassic Art August 13-17 10:00-noon

An extended version of our popular Spring Break workshop, this camp includes art and activities that feature dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, amber, fossils and so much more. For kids aged 3-7.

Playing in the Mud Clay Camp  August 13-17 1:00-3:00

Join Jason Laney in this fun and messy ceramics camp for kids who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty. New projects and techniques will be featured, and all finished art will be glazed and fired to last a lifetime.