Summer Camp

Participating in summer camps is a great way for kids to think creatively, practice their problem solving skills, and have fun!

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General Camp Information


Note: Dual/Family Members & above receive a 20 percent discount on all summer camps. Join today

Ages 4-7: $150 / $120 for Dual/Family Members & above
Ages 8-12: $175 / $140 for Dual/Family Members & above
Ages 13-18 Half-Day: $210 / $168 for Dual/Family Members & above
Ages 13-18 Half-Day: $285 / $228 for Dual/Family Members & above

Camp Details

Drop off and pick-up is on Hampton Street, in front of the museum, in the bus lane. Staff will be curbside ready to assist you. For morning camps, drop-off begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 9:00 a.m. and pick-up is at noon. For afternoon camps, drop-off begins at 12:45 p.m. and lasts until 1:00 p.m. and pick-up is at 4:00 p.m. Parents of Teen Academy students can elect to sign a driving authorization form so that they can check themselves in and out. All camps include a snack. Please note that pre-registration is required for all programs and fees are non-refundable.

Lunch Buddies

For some camps, campers can stay from morning camp through afternoon camp. Lunch Buddies bring their own lunch, must be registered for both morning and afternoon camps, and pay a $25 fee.


Parents must complete the following forms at least a week prior to the start date of each camp:


Interested in volunteering to help with our summer camps? Education internships are available to high school and college students. Fill out either the high school form or college form and send it to by Monday, May 9.


Through the generosity of the CMA Docent Corps and the Constance Myers Fund, the Columbia Museum of Art is able to offer a number of scholarships for students ages 4 - 18. CMA Scholarships are awarded based on financial need. This scholarship will allow a student to attend a summer camp of their choice at the Columbia Museum of Art. Applicants must reside in the state of South Carolina.

The deadline for applications for 2016 has passed. Please check back next spring for scholarships for 2017.


Summer camps are sponsored by the Columbia Design League and