OUR SUMMER ART CAMP LINE UP IS HERE! VAE hosts an incredible lineup for all ages, don’t wait, register today as our camps fill up fast.

Earth, Wind and Fire, Ages 8+, July 17-21

  This camp explores the elements of nature including water and an array of art materials. Campers will be using the outdoors as their studio, creating sand and rock sculptures, making molds of the earth with plaster and building kites & flags. Fire is on the menu with safety first…

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Artology, Ages 6-9, July 31-August 4

This week sees campers engaged in mind-bending activities. They’ll be experimenting and creating like they never have before. They’ll make things that fly, float and may never come back. Ever make an edible print? Or paint plant graffiti? What about driving a printmaking machine? How about creating messges outside that…

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Open Studio, Ages 6-9, August 7-11

In this VAE Camp favorite, one truly discovers a great deal about what they are actually capable of. Through a combination of tools, materials and mediums, campers go from their imagination to creating 2 & 3 dimensional artworks. Materials explored include drawing from the start to get your ideas down…

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Making Art and Getting Messy Pre-school Camp, Ages 3-5 & out of diapers, August 14-18

Based out of the VAE Art Studio at the Village School of North Bennington Prepare to get messy and dig into sand, water, clay & paint. We’ll work inside and outside on group and individual projects such as painting and printing and building. Material from nature will be available to…

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Old-School Woodworking, Ages 8+, August 14-18

Seatbelts Not Required! Pile into the back of a station wagon and warp back to a week of old-school discovery through the math and basic physics of woodworking. Channeling a time of hands-on learning, this week will focus on building contraptions like stilts, rubber band guns and catapults out of…

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Camp Danger, Ages 8+, August 21-25

Back by popular demand! This week we take risks and explore being creative by challenging ourselves outside our usual zones. Be prepared to get messy, throw some paint around (literally) and work with elements while making fires, and discovering water slides. An array of power tools and equipment will be…

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Registration Policy

All camps have limited enrollment and may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met one week prior to the start of the session.
DISCOUNTS: 10% family discount applies to 2 or more family members enrolling for an entire week of camp. Does not apply to drop in rates.

Refund Policy

Full refunds will be given if camper cancels at least 7 days prior to the start of camp. If camper cancels between 3 and 7 days prior to camp a 50% refund will be offered. No refund will be offered if camper cancels between 3 days prior and the start of camp.

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