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ART Fun All Year ‘Round

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In-Person ART Camps and Workshops are for kids who love ART! Kids will be engagned, having fun, and learning about ART from a variety of hands-on approaches.

Once you have registered please look for our Confirmation Email with Registration Forms and Important Safety Information! You will need to REPLY to the email PROMPTLY to complete your registration.

2024 Camps and Workshops

SCHOOL YEAR 2024-2025 DAY-OFF ART CAMPS 9/27, 10/14, 11/4, 11/5, 1/20, 1/21, 2/17, 2/25, 3/24, 3/25, 3/26, 3/27, 3/28, 3/31, 4/1 (additional dates may be added as needed) 9:45-3:15, ages 4-10 Advance registration in 5 or more days includes The Paintbrush t-shirt. Minimum 4 kids to run any camp day. Tuition includes afternoon snack. CLICK TO REGISTER (If your kids have a day off that doesn’t correspond with any of our Day-Off ART Camps, let us know. We may be able to create a Camp Day for your child and their friends.)

Tie Dye Tuesday all ages Tuesday, July 2, 3:30-4:30 Bring the kids (must be at least 2 years old) or drop off the kids (4 and up) or leave the kids at home! Everyone is welcome to this workshop! Bring up to 2-3 pieces to dye (shirt, socks, leggings, pillowcase, etc.) or purchase a shirt at check-out. We’ll help you create a one-of-a-kind unique piece of wearable ART! Click to Register

All participants must be registered/paid to attend.

SCHOOL YEAR 2023-2024 DAY-OFF ART CAMPS 9/22, 10/9, 10/26, 10/27, 11/10, 12/22, 1/15, 2/9, 2/19, 4/1, 4/10, 4/19, 4/22, 4/25, 4/29 10:00-2:30, ages 4-10 Advance registration in 5 or more days includes The Paintbrush t-shirt CLICK TO REGISTER

SUNDAY POP-UP CAMP Sunday, April 14, 2024 11:15-3:15 It’s a Funday Sunday! We’re celebrating our 19th birthday! Cupcakes and The Paintbrush t-shirt for all participants! ages 4-10 CLICK TO REGISTER

Basic Crocheting Workshop ages 7-12* Sunday, May 26, 10:00-1:00  Click to Register for Crocheting Workshop $75 Try something new! Supplies provided. No experience necessary. Session will culminate in the creation of at least one small project. *Adults may register to participate, too.

VALENTINE’S DAY ART WORKSHOP Sunday, February 4, 2024 2:30-4:00 Get ready for Valentine’s Day! We’ll create beautiful Valentine’s Day ART, decorate cookies and more! Click to Register

KIDS’ BINGO DAY: DIPG FUNDRAISER Sunday, February 25, 2024 (NEW DATE!!) We’re raising funds for ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation at our very first Kids’ BINGO Day. Kids will make their own BINGO cards and then play for fabulous prizes including ART supplies, toys and games, and GCs to The Paintbrush and other local kid-friendly businesses! Snacks will be served. ALL proceeds will be donated to the ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation to help fund research for this 100% fatal form of pediatric cancer. This event is in memory of Magge, 6 1/2, Lilian, 5, and Theo 4. To donate prizes for this event or to donate funds to offset the cost of running this event, please text 773.636.1968 or email thepaintbrush@thepaintbrush.net Drop-off. 12:00-2:30, ages 4-10 Note: We will NOT be explaining or otherwise discussing DIPG by name or detail with your kids during this event. If asked, kids will be told they are helping raise money to help sick kids. Click to Register

SPRING BREAK 2024 ART CAMP Monday-Friday, March 25-29, 2024 10:00-2:30, ages 4-10 CLICK TO REGISTER

2023 Workshops

HANUKKAH ART WORKSHOP Sunday, December 10, 2023 Hanukkah ART projects perfect for decorating your home for the holiday, plus cookie decorating. 4:00-5:30 ages 4-10 CLICK TO REGISTER

CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT WORKSHOP Sunday, December 10, 2023 We’ll provide your kids with supplies and guidance to create darling keepsake ornaments for your family’s Christmas Tree or to give as gifts. ages 4-10 2:00-3:30 CLICK TO REGISTER

WINTER BREAK ART CAMP Friday, December 22, Tuesday-Friday, December 26-29, 2023 and January 2-5, 2024 10:00am-2:30pm We have lots of fun planned for your kids during Winter Break. Artist-inspired ART projects, holiday themed projects and more! Sign up by the day, the week, or the whole two weeks! CLICK TO REGISTER

THANKSGIVING BREAK 2023 ART CAMP Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, November 20, 21, 22, 24, 10:00-2:30, ages 4-10 Choose your day(s) and CLICK TO REGISTER

SHOE-BE-DOOBIE-DIY-SHOES WORKSHOP Monday, October 2, 2023 Grab a pair of white canvas gym shoes (or any white or light shoes, or t-shirt, or canvas tote bag or baseball cap) and join this fun workshop where you design and decorate your own shoes! Adult participation encouraged but not required. 4:00-5:15, ages 5+ All attendees must have paid admission. CLICK TO REGISTER

HALLOWEEN ART WORKSHOP Sunday, October 15, 2023 Get ready for Halloween with The Paintbrush! We’ll be creating boo-tiful Halloween ART perfect for decorating your (haunted) house! We’ll also decorate our own trick-or-treat bags (and fill them with treats!) and Halloween cookies. Costumes optional. Drop-off. 2:00-4:00, ages 4-10 CLICK TO REGISTER

HALLOWEEN KIDS’ NIGHT OUT Friday, October 20, 2023, It’s back! Your kids’ favorite night! Drop them off for pizza, Halloween t-shirt decorating and more! BRING A WHITE T-SHIRT to DECORATE or purchase one at check-out. 6:00-8:30, ages 4-10 CLICK TO REGISTER

Summer 2024 @The Paintbrush!

For ART-loving kids ages 4-10 (older kids are welcome, especially older siblings and repeat campers). Explore ART through a variety of approaches including drawing, painting, ARTist inspired projects, weekly tie-dye day and slime day, games and more! Lunch break and some ART exploration/play may take place outdoors (weather permitting).

Monday-Friday, 9:45-3:15 (NEW LONGER DAY!) ages 4-10. Weekly tuition includes The Paintbrush t-shirt, white t-shirt for Tie Dye Day, afternoon snack and Friday Treat!

June 10-14 Click to Register

July 22-26 Click to Register

Single Camp Days July 22-26 Click to Register

August 5-9 Click to Register

August 19-23 Click to Register

Pop-Up ART Camp Days 10:00-2:30 ages 4-10. Randomly scheduled at the last minute throughout the summer.

Wednesday, July 3 Click to Register

Wednesday, June 26 Click to Register


Register for Summer ART Camp at The Paintbrush between May 15 and May 17 and we’ll send you a promo code for DISCOUNTED TICKETS to Young People’s Theatre’s production of Last Stop on Market Street, now showing at Greenhouse Theatre (2257 N. Lincoln Avenue) through June 2. http://www,yptchi.org


Eagle art 2015
Vets day camp 2015

“Lucas is bouncing off the walls just loving your studio! And he is in love with the idea that he can buy his own snacks during camp! He feels like a big kid with his own money. Thank you for introducing us to your wonderful business.” — Carmen, mom of Lucas, 6

“Jalil enjoyed camp and art in the park this week; just wanted to say thanks again for getting us in this week.” — Marcia, mom of Jalil, age

“We asked her which, of all the camps she attended this summer, was her favorite and she said, ‘ART CAMP!'” –  parents of Vida, 5

“Thank  you for pairing up with Code Play Learn for Camp this summer. What a great idea. It’s really STEAM, not STEM that is so important for our kids!” — Carmen, mom of Lucas, 6

“I have aqua at my school, but it’s a crayon.” — Maia, age 4


“I love this class!”  – Noah, 9 1/2

“She is having a blast!” — Heather, mom of Alex, 8

“I learned a lot in Drawing [Workshop Class]. My new skills will definitely help me in school assignments next year.”  – Seth, 12

“Drawing class is really fun!”  – Bess, 6

Sketching AIC 2016
DPAM Childrens Event-1801

Kids from Cartooning Camp in summer 2013 created their own comics as well as puppets to film a “cartoon”! Watch our Cartooning Camp video here!!