the basics

These camps are for Grades 4 – 5, ages 9 – 10.

The camp day is  9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Learn all of the camp basics here

Camp space is limited – find the week of your choosing below and register at the link.


Scholarships for Metalworking Camps

Scholarships are available for the following metalworking camp for Grades 6 – 8 camps for Pittsburgh Public School students through the generous support of the Arconic Foundation:

Intro to Metals – Aug 7 – 11

Apply for this scholarship by clicking on the link below and completing the form. If we are able to offer your child a scholarship, you will receive an email with registration instructions. You must confirm the spot within 5 business days of notification.

Metalworking Camp Scholarship for PPS students

camp schedule

June 12-16

From embroidery to sewn stuffies to machine sewing, explore all the ways you can create with needle and thread.

June 20-23

Intro to Woodworking
Learn how to use different tools to shape, attach and finish wood into new and exciting forms, and create your own wood projects.

June 26-30

Make It Mini
Let’s get tiny! Use your imagination, play with scale and manipulate tools and materials to create amazing miniatures.

July 10-14

Pixar in a Box
Create your own story through writing, art and collaboration, and dive into the Pixar approach to storytelling.

July 17-21

Explore bringing your stories to life using storyboarding, 2-D and 3-D materials, and stop motion to create your own animation.

July 24-28

Learn a variety of traditional and non-traditional printmaking techniques, from monotypes to silkscreen printing.

July 31-August 4

Explore media, materials and techniques from fiber arts to printmaking, with a focus on how artists communicate ideas and solve problems.

August 7-11

Intro to Metals
Get an introduction to metalworking as you create art with metal through techniques such as wire bending and embossing.  Presented by the Arconic Foundation.

August 14-18

Environmental Art
Use natural materials and nature-inspired processes to create unique works of art.