2020 Summer Camps at Thornton Arts & Culture Center

​2020 Youth Summer Camps

Thornton Arts & Culture Center, 9209 Dorothy Blvd.

Camps are one week each, Monday - Friday, 2 - 4 p.m.


Art Skills Drawing Camp

June 15 - 19

Does your kiddo love to draw? Instructor Heidi West will show youth fun and simple ways to take their art skills to the next level. Students will get the chance to use pencils, pens, markers and pastels and have time to explore materials to create their own masterpieces and handmade books in a relaxed environment. We will have a mini art show on the last day.

Parents: Please bring $10 material fee per participant on the first day and send youth wearing clothes that can get dirty and/or an apron.


Ages: 6-10

Cost: $115

Class number: 293520, Click to Register

Smartphone Photography Camp

July 13 - 17

Learn cool tricks to take better photos! From nature shots or selfies, Instructor Heidi West will show youth how to use their device and photo editing skills to take their photography to the next level. On the last day, participants will take home prints of their best work and have a mini art show. 

Parents: Please send youth with comfortable shoes, sunscreen and water as we will walk to a variety of outdoor locations nearby. Please bring a fully-charged smartphone or tablet as your camera as well.


Ages: 9-12

Cost: $115

Class Number: 293510, Click to Register

Jewelry Camp with Art 4 Life

July 27 - 31

Get ready for people to ask you ‘Where’d you get that bracelet?’ Create beautiful beads, make necklaces, learn weaving patterns and create unique jewelry to wear yourself or give as gifts! Also, design your own jewelry box!

This camp isn’t just for girls, boys will love it, too. On the last day, we will have a fashion and art show!



Ages: 6-10

Cost: $115, all supplies included

Class Number: 293515, Click to Register

Rhythm & Percussion with Sound Formation

August 10 - 14

In this revolutionary camp you'll get to experience a way to rapidly play and master grooves, while getting to use professional sounding instruments. While your music skills are increasing you may not notice that we're using a bunch of math to learn the science of grooving. Fun games and prizes make this camp a favorite for many young students. On the final day, you'll get to perform an original song.



Ages: 6-10

Cost: $145, all supplies included

Class Number: 293525, Click to Register