Summer Camp

Ages 5-11

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For over 30 years, Perkins Center for the Arts has been offering an eight-week summer arts camp packed with discovery, collaboration, and exploration. Campers ages 5-11 will engage with art in different ways through STEAM, Creative Play, Visual Arts, and Performance Arts. Join us for an enriching and life-changing camp experience.

  • Campers ages 5-11 are subgrouped into 3 groups of like ages. Groupings are based on registered individuals. For example: Group A, ages 5-6, Group B, ages 7-9, and Group C, ages 9-11.

NOTE: Perkins Center will be implementing some exciting changes 2024-2025 at our Collingswood location! In lieu of full-day camps in Collingswood, we will be offering multi-day mini camps during our Summer 2024 session. Schedule coming spring of 2024.

Teen Arts Lab | Ages 12-14

For youth ages 12-14, Teen Arts Lab is four individual two-week intensives for youth seriously into multimedia, collaboration, and creation. To enhance and inspire these innovative experiences, campers will work beyond the classroom to find their vision and voice through the arts. Previous studies have been in pottery, drawing, painting, photography, fiber, 3D sculpture, printmaking, etc. Each year brings something new. Register today for an unforgettable experience.


If you have any questions about Perkins Center’s Summer Arts Camp not answered by the information listed below, please call O’Sheila Eural, Education & Camp Manager, at 856.235.6488 ext. 314 or email


A limited number of Perkins Center for the Arts scholarships are available for art classes, conservatory of music, and camps based on financial need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete the application (see below) with the required documentation.

For more information on scholarship opportunities contact Director of Education, Allison Hunt.

Perkins Center for the Arts is also seeking scholarship sponsorships. To sponsor a scholarship for classes, the conservatory of music, or summer camp, please contact Director of Education, Allison Hunt.

Camp PAL Counselors & ALT Volunteers

2024 Application CLOSED. Perkins Center for the Arts recruits passionate and engaging Perkins Activity Leaders (formerly counselors) and Activity Leaders-in-training (formerly CIT) this summer! The application deadline is rolling for each session. We will continue to hire for these positions until the schedule is complete. Hiring is on a first come first reviewed basis.


Camp Teaching Artists

The hiring process for 2024 camp teaching artists is now open. If you are an experienced teaching artist interested in making inspiration happen, please send an inquiry to Allison Hunt at Email only.

Perkins Center Programs are funded in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment of the Arts. Additional support provided by the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Holman Automotive Group, Inc., PNC Arts Alive, Horizon Foundation for N.J, The Connelly Foundation, D’Olier Foundation, The Nick and Edna Weller Charities, Inc., Township of Moorestown, and Camp Hero donors.