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Art Camp


MOCA Spring & Summer Art Camp  

Join MOCA this spring break and summer for creative classes for children ages 2-16. Children and teens exercise their imaginations and express themselves through art classes designed specifically to challenge and inspire. Explore a variety of media including glass, animation, clay and painting, to name a few.

Spring Art Camp (for ages 6-12) runs April 10-14, 2017. Morning and afternoon classes available - select age group below for details/times.
Register NOW & SAVE $10 using code "Spring17" (use when registering online or mention over the phone at time of registration). This offer applies to spring camp only. Monday, April 3 is the last day to register so act fast! 

Summer Art Camp (ages 2-17) runs July 10 - Sept. 1, 2017 (eight weeks). Morning, afternoon, and evening classes available - select age group below for details/times.

2017 Art Camp 


Ages 2-5: MOCA members $65/Non-members $80
Art Camp: MOCA members $100/Non-members $115, unless otherwise noted.

Tuition is due in full upon registration and includes supplies unless otherwise noted.


Spring Art Camp registration opens

  • Tuesday, February 21

Summer Art Camp registration opens

  • Saturday, March 25 for Members
  • Sunday, March 26 for Non-members 

Register online, by telephone (credit card only) or in person. Tuition must be paid at the time of registration. No student is considered registered until all fees are paid. We cannot make confirmation calls, however students are notified in the event of a cancellation. Online registration instructions.

 All guardians must review and sign our Art Camp Information Sheet and Emergency Contact & Liability Wavier 

 If you would like to become a MOCA member, please call (757) 425.0000 or click here more information.  

Art Camp Forms 

Registration Form

Emergency Contact & Liability Wavier 

Art Camp Information Sheet  

The Cohen Family Memorial Scholarship Application  


Pay by cash, check or credit card. MOCA accepts MasterCard Visa, and Discover. A $35 fee is charged for all returned checks.


It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to record course start dates. Once registered Art Campers do NOT receive a confirmation, but will receive a reminder email the week before the start of each camp. In the unlikely event that a course is cancelled, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Registration Deadline

Registration deadline is 5pm seven days prior to the course start date.


Refunds are only available if a course is cancelled by MOCA due to low enrollment. Art Campers cancelling enrollment before the registration deadline will receive a tuition credit voucher, minus a $5 processing fee, which may only be applied to another class at MOCA. No tuition credits will be given after the registration deadline, no exceptions.

Lunch Bunch/ Snack Policy

Art Campers may attend morning courses, afternoon courses or both for a full day of Art Camp. Those registered for the full day should bring a non-perishable lunch, drink and snack and will be supervised by museum staff during a 30-minute lunch break. Students registered for one class in the morning or afternoon may also bring a non-sugary snack/drink if desired. Snack and lunch foods containing peanuts or peanut products are not permitted at MOCA for the safety of all Art Campers.


Financial aid scholarships are available thanks to The Cohen Family Memorial Fund. Click here to download the application form. You can also email or call the education department at (757) 425.0000 x.329 for more information.


Minimum enrollment for courses is eight students, unless otherwise noted. Instructors may be substituted without notification. All courses are held at MOCA. Studio activities may be photographed for MOCA promotional use. Campers should dress for a mess, not all art materials wash out of clothing. 

MOCA’s Compliance with Code of Virginia:

Please note, in compliance with the Code of Virginia, no child is allowed to attend Art Camp for more than 25 days (or a total of five Art Camp weeks) during a three month period. Children enrolling in the 1st Art Program for ages 2-5 must enroll and attend with a parent or guardian.

Become a MOCA Member TODAY to receive $15 OFF EACH CLASS and enjoy advance registration for Studio School and Art Camp!



Register for Summer Art Camp!

Children with handmade masks

Fun classes for ages 2-17.

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