Summer at Clay

Have your kids unplug with mud and discover the mindfulness benefits of working with clay at Clay Art Center’s award winning weekly themed half & full-day SUMMER CAMPS for children & teens ages 6 – 15.  

June 29 – August 28, 2020 

Discover the Art of Summer - Make Friends, Memories and Art! Clay Art Center offers week long, half-day and full-day clay camps for children and teens ages 6 to 15 from June 29 – August 28.  Weekly themes include "Selfies, Emojis and Memes”, "Rebel Alliance vs. The Empire", “Down on the Farm”, “Pop Art Pots”, "Wheel Throwing Boot Camp" and many more.   

In the classroom, aspiring young artists will develop their imaginations and build confidence, while working in the transformational medium of clay.  Our nurturing teachers, who specialize in kindling a passion for creative expression in children, know how to make our camps special by creating an atmosphere of learning, fun and friendship.  Focusing on wheel throwing, hand-building and sculpture, campers will be shown a variety of techniques on and off the wheel.  In today’s technology driven world your child will discover the satisfaction of creating something with their own hands. They will craft everything from fantastic beasts, animals and emojis to handmade cups, bowls and plates that your family will treasure forever. Winner Westchester Family Favorite 2018 & Kids Out & About Reader Favorite 2019. 


Morning Camp (9am – 12pm)$300/week 

Afternoon Camp (1pm – 4pm)$300/week 

Full-Day Camp (9am – 4pm)$490/week 

Early Bird Drop Off (8:30am)$40/week 


Sibling Discount – 10% off each additional child’s registration 

Port Chester Discount – 20% off for Port Chester Public School Students. 

Full & Partial Scholarships available by emailing  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for an application.  

Camp (9am – 12pm) $260 members | $280 non-members 

Register online starting February 10th at https://www.clayartcenter.org  


Clay Art Center was founded in 1957 by Katherine Choy and Henry Okamoto. Unknown to them at the time, Clay Art Center would grow into an 11,000 square foot non-profit art center that delivers programming for professional artists, students, collectors, and the Port Chester community at large.  

Clay Art Center is a nationally recognized non-profit center for the advancement and practice of ceramic arts offering exhibitions, clay classes for adults and children, studio spaces for clay artists and outreach programs in the community.  It is located in the heart of Port Chester at 40 Beech Street, Port Chester, NY 10573. Gallery and SHOP hours are Tuesday - Friday, 10am-5pm, Saturday, 10am – 4pm or by appointment.Tel: 914-937-2047 www.clayartcenter.org 


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