Community Arts Center

of Cambria County

Summer Camp 2018

Where FUN meets ART


Register for camp and/or Art Care by phone, (814) 255-6515. Payment and registration must be made in advance. Fee for Day Camp is based on camp classes & special events selected.


Bring a packed lunch!

NEW: Art Care, before and after camp


Now our young artists can join us from 7:30am-9:30am for Before Art Care and 3:30-5:30pm for After Art Care where they will work on age- appropriate arts and crafts geared to the theme of the camp for the week.  Students will be grouped according to age. Available only on Monday through Thursday during camp weeks. $5.00 per hour. Call and register your child for Art Care at (814) 255-6515. A snack time will be allotted in the morning and afternoon, and students may bring snacks from home. Ages 3-18. Extended After Art Care available from 5:30 to 6:00 for an additional $5.00.

​Week 8: reNEW eARTh

August 6—9; 9:30am - 3:30pm
Week Price: Members, $81; Non-Members, $101

Who knew recycled materials and vintage items would make the best flower pots, holiday ornaments, and drink coasters?


Ages 3-5


9:30am - 10:30am, This and That (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Did you know that you can transform a pair of gloves into a plaster flower pot? Or turn plastic grocery containers into an awesome terrarium? Get ready for some fun!


10:30am - 11:30am, Fabric Frenzy (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Have a go at weaving a basket out of old jeans and buttons! Create a wall pocket out of old clothes to store your toys in! Stuff a pillow made from a T-shirt!


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, Trash to Treasure (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Wait, don't just throw it out! Turn that destroyed book into a Christmas ornament, make a broken record into a piece of art, and much more!


1:00pm - 2:00pm, Garden Gnome (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Use your imagination to make a gnome, an elf, a fairy, or whatever you want to create using various odds and ends and spray paint!


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Recyclable Art (all ages)

A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)

Salvage wall art, a mirror, or a lap desk to take home! Add your personalized touches with paint and other mixed media!


Ages 6-8


9:30am - 10:30am, Garden Gnome (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Fit and glue together various odds and ends to make a gnome, elf, or fairy, then spray paint the finishing touches on your indoor or outdoor recyclable statue!


10:30am - 11:30am, This and That (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Get ready for some fun as you create a bowl out of buttons and strings, transform a pair of gloves into a plaster hand flower pot, turn plastic containers into a terrarium, and much more!


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, Fabric Frenzy (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Recycle old jeans and fabrics to weave a basket, make a wall pocket, stitch together a pillow, and more!


1:00pm - 2:00pm, Trash to Treasure (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Wait, don't just throw it out! Turn that destroyed book into a Christmas ornament, make a broken record into a piece of art, and much more!


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Recyclable Art (all ages)
A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)
Salvage wall art, a mirror, or a lap desk to take home! Add your personalized touches with paint and other mixed media!


Ages 9-12


9:30am - 10:30am, Creative Treasures (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
You know what they say: one man's trash... Take a destroyed book and repurpose it into a Christmas ornament! Try making mosaics from broken dishes and glass, and much more!


10:30am - 11:30am, Artful Gardening (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Fit and glue together various odds and ends to make a gnome, elf, or fairy, then spray paint the finishing touches on your indoor or outdoor recyclable statue!


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, Purposeful (Re)Purpose (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Create a bowl out of buttons and strings, transform a pair of gloves into a plaster hand flower pot, turn plastic containers into a terrarium, and much more!


1:00pm - 2:00pm, Transformation Textiles (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Take an old T-shirt and stitch together a pillow; weave a basket out of old jeans, fabric, and ribbons; make a wall pocket for your video games and school supplies, and more!


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Recyclable Art (all ages)
A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)
Salvage wall art, a mirror, or a lap desk to take home! Add your personalized touches with paint and other mixed media!


Ages 13+


9:30am - 10:30am, Transformation Textiles (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Take an old T-shirt and stitch together a pillow; weave a basket out of old jeans, fabric, and ribbons; make a wall pocket for your video games and school supplies, and more!


10:30am - 11:30am, Creative Treasures (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
You know what they say: one man's trash... Take a destroyed book and repurpose it into a Christmas ornament! Try making mosaics from broken dishes and glass, and much more!


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, Artful Gardening (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Fit and glue together various odds and ends to make a gnome, elf, or fairy, then spray paint the finishing touches on your indoor or outdoor recyclable statue!


1:00pm - 2:00pm, Purposeful (Re)Purpose (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Create a bowl out of buttons and strings, transform a pair of gloves into a plaster hand flower pot, turn plastic containers into a terrarium, and much more!


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Recyclable Art (all ages)
A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)
Salvage wall art, a mirror, or a lap desk to take home! Add your personalized touches with paint and other mixed media!




Week 9: Let Art Define You

August 13—16; 9:30am - 3:30pm
Week Price: Members, $81; Non-Members, $101

Build self-confidence and lean into your strengths as you act, dance, decoupage, paint, and more—all designed to celebrate and empower you!


Ages 3-5


9:30am - 10:30am, I Like Me! (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

You are such a special person! Celebrate your strengths, your favorite people, and places you love to go by making collages, decoupaging an empowerment poster, and more!


10:30am - 11:30am, Create a Vision of You (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Finger paint your future with a one-of-a-kind vision board! Be sure to include what you want to be when you grow up!


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, Twist and Shout (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Whether you're dancing the blues away or doing a happy dance, you'll love sharing how you feel—all while learning new dance moves!


1:00pm - 2:00pm, Find Your Stage (ages 3-5)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Playing make-believe has never been more fun... and you may not even realize you're learning how to process challenging emotions! Plus, adults are invited to join us for a special performance at the end of the week.


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Story-Tell YOU (all ages)

A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)

Using various painting techniques, you'll make a mural of a treasured memory as a take-home keepsake, as well as storyboard a few milestones in your life so far.


Ages 6-8


9:30am - 10:30am, Find Your Stage (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Have a blast acting in various roles and playing improv games, while learning how to process and express challenging emotions! Plus, adults are invited to join us for a special performance at the end of the week.


10:30am - 11:30am, What Makes Me Special (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Make a collage of your strengths, your favorite people, and your favorite places! Paint and decorate a special picture frame! Decoupage a personal empowerment poster! And much, much more!


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, Create a Vision of You (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Paint with mixed media to make a one-of-a-kind vision board and "piggy bank"! Be sure to include what you want to be when you grow up, as well as your hopes and dreams.


1:00pm - 2:00pm, Twist and Shout (ages 6-8)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)

Select a theme song for your life, and work with a dance coach to choreograph your own routine with friends!


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Story-Tell YOU (all ages)
A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)
Using various painting techniques, you'll make a mural of a treasured memory as a take-home keepsake, as well as storyboard a few milestones in your life so far.


Ages 9-12


9:30am - 10:30am, My Theme Song (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Interpret a theme song for your life, and work with a dance coach to choreograph your own routine with friends! Enjoy the freedom of art and movement!


10:30am - 11:30am, All the World's a Stage (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Learn how to express yourself and your feelings in a healthy way by acting out challenging roles and scenes in a theatre setting. Plus, adults are invited to join us for a special performance at the end of the week.


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, One in a Million (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Decoupage a personal empowerment poster, make a dream catcher, decorate a special picture frame, and more—all designed to celebrate your strengths and what you're all about!


1:00pm - 2:00pm, Blueprint for Life (ages 9-12)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Paint new life into your dreams in this past, present, and future mixed media project. This hour of exploring your hopes and plans will be an hour well spent each day!


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Story-Tell YOU (all ages)
A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)
Using various painting techniques, you'll make a mural of a treasured memory as a take-home keepsake, as well as storyboard a few milestones in your life so far.


Ages 13+


9:30am - 10:30am, Blueprint for Life (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Paint new life into your dreams in this past, present, and future mixed media project. This hour of exploring your hopes and plans will be an hour well spent each day!


10:30am - 11:30am, My Theme Song (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Interpret a theme song for your life, and work with a dance coach to choreograph your own routine with friends! Enjoy the freedom of art and movement!


11:30am - Noon, Bring a packed lunch!


Noon - 1:00pm, All the World's a Stage (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Learn how to express yourself and your feelings in a healthy way by acting out challenging roles and scenes in a theatre setting. Plus, adults are invited to join us for a special performance at the end of the week.


1:00pm - 2:00pm, One in a Million (ages 13+)

A la carte: $18 (Members), $23 (Non-Members)
Decoupage a personal empowerment poster, make a dream catcher, decorate a special picture frame, and more—all designed to celebrate your strengths and what you're all about!


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Special Event: Story-Tell YOU (all ages)
A la carte: $27 (Members), $32 (Non-Members)
Using various painting techniques, you'll make a mural of a treasured memory as a take-home keepsake, as well as storyboard a few milestones in your life so far.