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Summer Camps at the Speed encourage students to be creative thinkers, bold art makers, and fun collaborators.

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Camps at Local Speed for Ages 5-7

Sculpture Extravaganza
June 8-12, 9am-4pm

Create, shape, build, and transform everyday materials into sculptural masterpieces. Construct sculptures with everything from marshmallows and clay to rocks and paper mâché.

Regular Price: $200
Speed Member Price: $175

Wild, Wild West
July 13-17, 9am-4pm

Pull on your boots, venture west and create your own wild, wild works of art. Artworks are inspired by the American West and the lives of Native Americans.

Regular Price: $200
Speed Member Price: $175

Camps at Local Speed for Ages 8-10

Dragons, Mermaids, and Other Mythical Creatures
June 22-26, 9am-4pm

Enter the magical world of myth and create your own imaginary realm. Learn about mythical creatures and create your own amazing artworks inspired by fantastical stories.

Regular Price: $200
Speed Member Price: $175

Art Adventurers: Discover Your World
July 20-24, 9am-4pm

Explore the community, uncover hidden treasures, and make extraordinary art with everyday objects. Become an art explorer and discover how found objects can become art.

Regular Price: $200
Speed Member Price: $175

Extended Care at Local Speed

For families who need child care beyond the hours of 9am to 4pm, the Speed offers an extended care program. Campers may be dropped off as early as 8am before the normal camp session begins or picked up as late as 5pm after the normal camp session ends. Extended Care is only offered for camp sessions located at Local Speed.

Price: $50

Speed Art Museum Summer Camps 2015
Registration Information

  • Registration begins online on February 20!
  • Enrollment is limited. Registration is first come, first served.
  • Campers must meet age requirements before the first day of camp. Camps are designed to meet the needs of specific age ranges and developmental abilities.
  • Programs and dates are subject to change. The Speed Art Museum reserves the right to cancel programs if necessary. Fees will be refunded under this circumstance.
  • Please note that all tuition must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Questions about camps at Local Speed?
Contact Kim Schwartz at 634-2758 or at

Camps at the Louisville Zoo for Ages 8-12

June 15-19 & July 6-10, 9am-4pm

Louisville ZooThe Louisville Zoo and the Speed Art Museum are joining forces again to offer this unique camp experience! Explore the culture of some of the world’s wildest places and the animals that inspire their artistic expression. Discover different art mediums such as drawing and printmaking and design your own exhibition that will be displayed at the Louisville Zoo.

Regular Price: $245
Zoo and Speed Member Price: $215

Questions about camps at the Louisville Zoo?
Contact Wanda Peck at 238-5354 or at

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