Fine Arts Camps  

"Art can transform lives. It gives us the power to question, to confront, to explore, and to challenge how we think about the world." -Lucy Liu

While all of our on-site fine arts camps are listed below, we hold even more fine arts camps at other Johnson County Park and Recreation District locations, including Roeland Park Community Center (ages 6-10), Mill Creek Activity Center (ages 6-12), New Century Fieldhouse (ages 6-12), and NEW!, with our partners the City of Prairie Village, Prairie Village Community Center (ages 4-7). You can read all about those here!

Before and After Open Studio

Open Studio allows partiOpen Studio Rates $5 per sessioncipants of camps hosted in the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center to have open work time with instructors available as resources.  Open Studio is available from 7:30am to 9am before instructional time begins, and from 4 pm to 5:30 pm after instructional time ends. Pre-registration is required, you may do so by calling our main line at 913.826.ARTS(2787).

Email with questions. 



Summer 2020


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Register: Mini Michelangelos Camp (Ages 4-7) August 17th-August 21st

Learn the many talents of Michelangelo and other High Renaissance artists as you sculpt, paint, and design. You will learn realism, perspective, and…wait…what in the world does chiaroscuro mean anyway?   Open Art Studio is available before camp from 7:30am-9:00am for an additional $5 per session or $20 for all five sessions. Email devin.graham@jocogov.org with questions.


Art Labs (Ages 10-15)

Intermediate to advanced art students can focus on the development of their own artistic niche through a thematic lens as they discover new artistic approaches. Open Studio is available for an additional fee, see above. Email for details.

Register: Time Travelers May 26th-May 29th 

Register: Comics June 1st-June 5th

Register: Mix It Up June 8th-June 12th

Register: Painting June 15th-June 19th

Register: Ceramics June 22nd-June 26th 

Register: American Art June 29th-July 2nd*

Register: Wearable Art July 6th-July 10th

Register: Fantasy & Fairytales July 13th-July 17th

Register: Mystery Week July 20th-July 24th 


Fashion Labs (Ages 11-17)

Centered on the fundamentals of fashion, you will learn the foundational concepts for designing your own clothing and fabric materials.  There will be an evening fashion show for friends and family on the last day of the second week.  Fabric and Textile Basics is a required pre-requisite to participate in the Fashion and Textile Design Lab. A supply list will be shared in a Welcome Email one week prior to camp.  Fashion Show: August 7, 2020 at 6pm Reception to follow. Email with questions.

Register: Fabric & Textile Basics July 27th-July 31st

Register: Fashion & Textile Design August 3rd-August 7th


Theater/Art: Creative Cultural Arts Lab (Ages 5-17)

Two boys using mirrors to draw self-portraitsWork with professional artists, dancers, and actors as you explore the many opportunities presented in the cultural and creative arts.  This is your chance to test out a new art form or continue to practice one you already know.  With a daily registration option, you are encouraged to explore without the full commitment of a dedicated program.  A one week registration option is available at a discounted price. August 10th-14th 9am-4pm. $175 for the week. $40 per day. Register HERE