Visual Arts Camp Activities

Even if your camper has never lifted a brush, our visual arts activities at Camp Horizons fill each day with creativity and wonder. From learning the basics of drawing to the fundamentals of photography, campers love learning about the visual arts surrounded by the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian mountains.

Arts and Crafts

Camp and arts and crafts go hand in hand. These classic summer camp pastimes include tie-dying, crafting cute items, and painting.

*Ages 6-16*

Clay Work

Campers can prepare to get their hands dirty as they make and decorate their very own art pieces, such as plates, mugs, and even jewelry.

*Ages 9-16*

Digital Photography

At our photography camp, your student will learn how to use a digital camera and the basics of Photoshop.

*Ages 9-16*

Knitting and Weaving

(4th period only) From scarfs and mittens to decorative hangings, campers love learning how fun and versatile knitting and weaving can be.

*Ages 8-16*

Maker’s Space

Campers can choose between pre-organized projects or using the supplies available to create whatever artwork pops into their minds.

*Ages 9-16*


This class covers the fundamentals of color theory, art strokes, and how to bring a vision to life.


Campers love learning different sketching techniques, so their artwork looks more like real people and items.

*Ages 9-16*

Stage Makeup

By learning how to apply stage makeup, campers discover that their face may be the best canvas of all.

*Ages 6-16*

Learn More About Our Overnight Summer Camp

The creative mind is always ready to explore, question, grow, and invent. Your student can do just that at our summer camp in the Shenandoah Valley. Learn more today by contacting us online.