Speed Camps

Week-long day camps offer a variety of fun, hands-on activities that encourage children to be creative thinkers, bold art makers, and playful collaborators.

Ages 6—9. Camps run from 9 am—4 pm daily, with the option to add extended care from 8 am—5 pm for an $50 additional fee per week.
$210 members/ $250 non-members/ $200 Patron Circle members.

Registration will be available January 2019.

Behind the Scenes at the Speed
April 1 — 5
Want to learn the Speed’s secrets? Explore behind the scenes, meet curators, learn about conservation, and get all your burning art questions answered, all while making museum worthy artworks of your own!

Sculpture Extravaganza
June 17 — 21
Create, shape, build, and transform everyday materials into sculptural masterpieces. Learn about sculptures in the Speed’s collection and use everything from clay to wire to paper maché to create your own unique three-dimensional artworks.

Around the World
June 24 — 28
Traverse the globe and uncover art making techniques from different cultures – all without leaving the Museum. Campers will discover different parts of the world as they explore the Speed’s collection and create artworks inspired by their travels.

STEAM Spectacular
July 8 — 12
If you’ve ever wondered about the science of color, the meaning of symmetry, or how that sculpture stands up on its own, this is the camp for you! Campers will connect concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to dynamic works of Art for a week full of curiosity driven fun.

Young Architects
July 15 — 19
Calling all budding architects! Spend your week building with clay, cardboard, sticks, and more. Explore the architecture of the Speed Art Museum then try your hand at designing your own building!

Art Safari
July 22 — 26
Go on a safari at the Speed! Search for animals in works of art and learn about the techniques artists used to create their masterpieces. Then make your own wild creations inspired by animals from all over the world!

Crazy for Color
July 29 — August 2
Calling all color crazy kiddos! Get messy creating art using every color of the rainbow. Find inspiration in the Speed’s collection while exploring color theory and learning how colors link to emotions.


Reach out with questions related to Speed Camps at 502.634.2968 or summercamp@speedmuseum.org.