Summer Art Camps

Monterey Museum of Art offers safe, creative experiences and tons of fun for children at our La Mirada and downtown Pacific Street locations! Summer Camps are taught by professional educators, offering a wide range of skill-building and creative outlets for children ages five through thirteen.

Join MMA at the $150 Contributor Membership level to receive a 10% discount per class and MMA member benefits for one year. Visit our Membership Page for more information on membership options.

Limited Space! Early registration recommended.

June 12-16, 2023: Mixed Media Camp

Mixed Media Camp

Join us this summer for a week of artistic experimentation where the only material you need is your imagination! Participants will learn about the history of different art materials through projects that include an ancient Byzantine process, plaster masks, collage-journals, and more!

June 12-16, 2023
9:00am-12:00pm PDT
Ages 13-17
MMA Pacific St

Min/Max: 7/12
Cost $200 members, $225 non-members

Register

June 19-23, 2023: Cartoon Camp

Cartoon Camp

Cartoon Camp is back by popular demand with new material and updated activities! If you love drawing, enjoy reading comics, or like learning how animated movies are made, then this camp is for you! Create your own characters, draft a comic strip, make a flipbook, and much more.

June 19-23, 2023
9:00am-12:00pm PDT
Ages 8-11
MMA Pacific Street

Min/Max: 7/12
Cost $200 members, $225 non-members

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June 26-30, 2023: Mandalorian Training Using LEGO® Materials

Mandalorian Training Using LEGO® Materials

Learn what it takes to become a true Mandalorian through the land of LEGO®. Participants will be introduced to new LEGO® building skills and equipment – building gauntlet fighter ships to weave through the galaxy, Z-6 jetpacks to maneuver through the air, and of course defending yourself with Mandalorian armor. Coming to a galaxy near you!

June 26-30, 2023
9:00am-12:00pm PDT
Ages 5-7
MMA Pacific Street

Min/Max: 10/14
Cost $200 members, $225 non-members

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July 10-14, 2023: Spooktacular Summer Camp

Spooktacular Summer Camp

Calling all little monsters! To learn more, join the Monterey Museum of Art for a week full of kooky and spooky fun and explore all things Halloween- In July! Students will explore the origins of Halloween, spooky art projects and enjoy all the elements that make it a unique holiday. There is only one thing to prepare for- wear your Halloween costume!

July 10-14, 2023
9:00am-12:00pm PDT
Ages 5-8
MMA Pacific Street

Min/Max: 7/12
Cost $200 members, $225 non-members

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July 17-21, 2023: Eco Art Camp

Eco Art Camp

Attention young nature and art lovers! Join us this summer for a week of environmental art practice. Participants will create art using recycled materials, go out into nature to create their own living art, and learn how eco-friendly art activities help protect our natural world!

July 17-21, 2023
9:00am-12:00pm PDT
Ages 10-12
MMA La Mirada

Min/Max: 10/14
Cost $200 members, $225 non-members

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July 31 – Aug 4, 2023: Animal Adventures with LEGO® Materials

Animal Adventures with LEGO® Materials

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts as we design and build leaping dolphins, buzzing beehives, and towering giraffes. Play, create, and learn in a world inspired by the animal kingdom.

July 31- August 4, 2023
9:00am-12:00pm PDT
Ages 5-7
MMA Pacific Street

Min/Max: 10/14
Cost $200 members, $225 non-members

Register

Policies

MMA prioritizes the health and safety of your children and follows CDC and Monterey County Health Department recommendations. Students will be required to wear a mask indoors.

Age Policy: If a student turns the appropriate age by the end of August, they are eligible to join the camp. For example, a 4-year-old student turning 5 at the end of August can join a camp for 5 to 6-year-old students.

Refund Policy: Refunds can be issued if Monterey Museum of Art is notified at least 72 hours before the event begins. A 25% service charge will be assessed to each event cancellation. No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 72 hours before the event begins. Full refunds will be given if event is canceled by MMA. Camps may be canceled if there is low enrollment. You will be contacted within one week of the camp if this is the case.

Transfers can be made for classes: MMA will transfer your payment from one class to another class (of the same price) if the transfer request is received at least 72 hours before the class begins.

For more information contact: [email protected]