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Registration open for summer arts camps at University Park

The Center for Arts & Crafts at Penn State is now taking registrations for summer art camps at University Park, for children in grades one through nine. Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Registration is now open for the Penn State Center for Arts & Crafts’ 2017 summer arts camps on the University Park campus. Camps are offered for children in grades one through and vary for each session and age group.

Choose from a variety of themed camps — animals, architecture, under the sea, multicultural art, room décor, wheel-thrown pottery and more.

The fee is $215 per camp.

For children entering grades one through five, camps are for one week and run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Camp dates for these grade groups are as follows:

Session 1: June 19-23
Session 2: June 26-30
Session 3: July 10-14
Session 4: July 17-21
Session 5: July 24-28

For children entering grades six through nine, camps are for two weeks and run from either 9 a.m. to noon, or 1 to 4 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Camp dates are as follows:

Session 1: June 19-30
Session 3: July 10-21
Session 5: July 24-28 (all day 9am-4pm, one week)

Lunch at the camps is supervised, and attendees must bring their own snacks, drinks and lunches.

For additional information and to register, visit For questions, email

Last Updated March 15, 2017