Summer camps at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and MuseumLab are where kids can explore art, making, storytelling, nature, game design, metalworking and much more!
These camps are for Grades 4 – 5 (ages 9-10) and Grades 6 – 8 (ages 11-13) and take place at MuseumLab.
The camp day is 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Camp space is limited – find the week of your choosing below and register at the link.
From embroidery to sewn stuffies to machine sewing, explore all the ways you can create with needle and thread.
Intro to Woodworking
Learn how to use different tools to shape, attach and finish wood into new and exciting forms, and create your own wood projects.
Make It Mini
Let’s get tiny! Use your imagination, play with scale and manipulate tools and materials to create amazing miniatures.
Pixar in a Box
Create your own story through writing, art and collaboration, and dive into the Pixar approach to storytelling.
Explore bringing your stories to life using storyboarding, 2-D and 3-D materials, and stop motion to create your own animation.
Learn a variety of traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques, from monotypes to silkscreen printing.
Explore media, materials and techniques from fiber arts to printmaking, with a focus on how artists communicate ideas and solve problems.
Intro to Metals
Get an introduction to metalworking as you create art with metal through techniques such as wire bending and embossing. Presented by the Arconic Foundation.
Use natural materials and nature-inspired processes to create unique works of art.
Design, plan and fabricate large- and small-scale metal sculptures using hot and cold connections, color and hammer forming. Presented by the Arconic Foundation.
Learn bookmaking as you experiment with different materials and binding techniques to create unique books and fill the pages with your creativity.
Learn how costume design and makeup techniques can transform you and the world around you to bring fantastic characters and stories to life.
Intro to Metals
Explore metalworking through tools and techniques such as electro etching, sawing, enameling and soldering. Presented by the Arconic Foundation.
Use real tools and learn new skills as you design and fabricate wood projects that play with different forms and functions.
Explore environmental design, gardens and art processes using natural materials as we get outside and get creative.
Explore the work of different artists and create your own mixed media pieces using a wide variety of art techniques.
Explore the latest trends in rug making, where art and technology meet to create beautiful things.