Summer Art Camp at CNU's Torggler Fine Art Center

Christopher Newport University1 Avenue of the ArtsNewport News, VA 23606
Phone: (757) 594-0800
Business Hours: Monday: Closed, Tuesday — Saturday: 10 am — 5 pm, Sunday: Noon - 5 pm.Email: thetorggler@cnu.eduWebsite: Visit Website Google Map

Summer Art Camp is here! Register now for our remaining spots! If you are looking for fun, creative and educational activities for kids this summer, the Torggler Fine Arts Center offers more than 45 classes in our Summer Art Camp! Our camps run June 17 - August 15, serving children ages 5 - 14. 

Camps are half day, and run four days a week, typically Monday through Friday. Register for morning and afternoon sessions to enjoy a full day of art camp, complete with a supervised lunch. Optional after-care is also available. 

This year's camps are more fun and creative than ever, and include digital art, ceramics, mixed media, sculpture, painting, felting, and so much more! 

Register today at

For more information or assistance call 757. 594. 0800


(Click HERE for detailed information on each camp)

Ages 5 - 7

  • An Artful Garden
  • Magical Menagerie
  • Big Impressions
  • Masters Mash Up
  • Chinese New Year Celebration
  • Messy Masterpieces
  • Creative Critters
  • Modern Marvels
  • Fabulous Fibers
  • Paper Play
  • Fantastical Magical Tales
  • Passport Adventure
  • Fun with Felt
  • Puppets and Pals
  • Little Astronauts
  • Sweet Masterpieces

Ages 8 - 10

  • 3-D Pop Art
  • Perfect Paper Sculptures
  • Acrylic Art Adventures
  • Phenomenal Photography
  • Animals on Parade
  • Procreate Play
  • Beyond the Brush
  • Three Legged Clay Creations
  • Creative Collage
  • Watercolor Wonders
  • Diorama and 3D-Printing Adventure
  • Wheel Wonders
  • Mug Madness A Clay Adventure
  • Nylon Marvels
  • Needle Felting

Ages 11 - 14

  • A Letter Home Ceramic Sculptural Letters and Envelopes
  • Pixel Perfect Digital Photography
  • A World of Watercolor
  • Pop Boom Fabric Prints
  • Create in Procreate
  • Shake n Swim Fish Rattles
  • Give it a Whirl Wheel Throwing
  • Stitch by Stitch
  • Inspired Landscapes
  • Stuffies
  • Mastering the Canvas Oil Painting Techniques
  • Succulent Sanctuaries
  • Mona Not Lisa Paints
  • Threaded Tails
  • Paper Palooza
  • Wild Creations