Laumeier offers one-week sessions of Summer Art Camp in half-day sessions for ages 4 to 6 and full-day sessions for ages 6 to 15. Campers learn about artists throughout history, explore Laumeier’s woodland trails and find inspiration in the artworks on view for drawing, painting, sculpting and more. Each session of Art Camp features a different theme, so register for more than one to receive the broadest experience!

Art Camps are taught by local, experienced Artist-Instructors and are structured to encourage artistic development and self-expression through social and individual skill-building experiences. All materials are provided, and each camper receives an Art Camp t-shirt.

2016 Summer Art Camps have ended, and registration is closed. See you next summer!

Half-Day Art Camps, Ages 4 to 6

Let your little ones burn off their energy at Laumeier this summer! One-week, half-day Art Camps are perfect for creative, energetic youngsters ages 4 to 6. From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each day, Laumeier provides campers with age-appropriate themed art activities, snack time, nature hikes, storytelling and more. We promise your little one will come home each day ready for lunch—and possibly a nap, too! The average staff to camper ratio is 1:5. Half-day Art Camp sessions are held outdoors on the Siteman Carriage House Deck.

Full-Day Art Camps, Ages 6 to 15

One-week, full-day Art Camps provide your creative, energetic kids ages 6 to 15 with the perfect diversion to help you maintain your sanity this summer! From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day, Laumeier provides campers (divided into groups by age) with thematic projects exploring contemporary art and art history, art studio sessions in a variety of media, snack and lunch time, nature hikes, sculpture tours and more. Full-day Art Camps spend one afternoon each session at the Sunset Hills Swimming Pool. The average staff to camper ratio is 1:7. Full-day Art Camp sessions are held outdoors at the Education Shelters. 

Extended Day is available for full-day Art Camp sessions for ages 6 to 15 only. Morning sessions are available from 7:00–9:00 a.m.; afternoon sessions are available from 3:00–6:00 p.m. The Extended Day Form is included in the Parent Packet and must be completed and returned with payment at least two weeks before the session begins. Extended Day is $6 per morning session per day ($30 per week) and $9 per afternoon session per day ($45 per week).


Register for Laumeier's education programs online or in person (by appointment only).


  1. Shop Now to read program descriptions and pay for your programs.
  2. Register Here for each program participant.

Download the Guide for a complete, printable listing of programs.


Register in person at Laumeier by appointment only. Please contact the Education Department at 314.615.5268 or to schedule an appointment.

Separate Registration Forms are required for each program participant. Registrations are processed in the order received; total payment is due upon registration. Please contact the Education Department at 314.615.5268 or with questions or for more information only; Laumeier cannot accept registrations via phone or fax.


Parent Packets will be issued by email for Art Camps; please allow two weeks for processing and confirmation. Families will be contacted immediately if an Art Camp session is full.


Written notice of withdrawal from Art Camps, Classes and Workshops must be received three weeks before the program begins to receive a full refund, less a $35 processing fee for multi-day education programs (Art Camps and Classes). Art Camp session changes will be accepted up to three weeks before the session begins, less a $15 processing fee. No refunds or credits will be issued after that time.

Laumeier does not arrange make-up sessions for programs missed by students. In the event that Laumeier must cancel a program due to low enrollment, families will be notified in advance and a full refund will be made. In the event that Laumeier must cancel a program due to unforeseen circumstances (including inclement weather), families will be notified and an alternate program date will be offered.


Scholarships for Art Camps, Classes and Workshops are available through the Laumeier Sculpture Park Education Scholarship Fund. Assistance is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be guaranteed for all applicants. Scholarships are granted solely on the basis of financial need and are awarded on a sliding scale for 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the program cost. Assistance is granted regardless of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation or nationality. Laumeier cannot guarantee space in a program without a completed Scholarship Application Form and Registration Form. Applicants must submit a new Scholarship Application Form on an annual basis. Please contact the Education Department at 314.615.5268 or for more information or to request a Scholarship Application Form.