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The Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters will be closed from 10:00am–1:00pm on February 29 for school programming. The site will be open to the public with guided tours from 1:00pm–4:00pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

2024 Summer Camp Schedule

Youth Art Club Drawing and Painting Camp (Ages 10-12)

Session 1: June 3–June 7 | 9am–1pm
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Session 2: June 17-21 | 9am–1pm
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Session 3: July 15 – 19 | 9am–1pm
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Instructor: Autumn Gary
Members $200 | Non-members $225

This half-day camp is designed to foster creativity in young people and give them outlets for self-expression. By combining structured drawing and painting lessons with students’ interests, the museum allows students to learn according to their interests.  Each Camp session is unique, encouraging self-driven art-making habits.

Students will focus on measurement, proportion, perspective, use of value, and color to create volume and space. Lessons and projects will include drawing, painting, and printmaking in various media, from observation in the studio and outside in Savannah squares. Different guest artists will be invited to present their practice briefly at each camp.  All materials included.

Youth Art Club Drawing and Painting Camp (Ages 12-14)

June 10–14 | 9am–1pm
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Instructor: Autumn Gary
Members $200 | Non-members $225

This half-day camp is designed to foster creativity in young people and give them outlets for self-expression. By combining structured drawing and painting lessons with students’ interests, the museum allows students to learn according to their interests.  Each camp session is unique, encouraging self-driven art-making habits.

Students will focus on measurement, proportion, perspective, use of value, and color to create volume and space. Lessons and projects will include drawing, painting, and printmaking in various media, from observation in the studio and outside in Savannah squares. All materials included.

Digital Artist Photography Camp

Session 1: June 24–28 | 9am–1pm (Ages 10-12)
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Session 2: July 1–5 | 9am–1pm (Ages 13-16)
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Instructor: Desmal Purcell
Members $200 | Non-members $225

This half-day camp will spend most of the morning outside. The program will develop your young person’s skills as a photographer. We believe that all young people are artists. We will approach photography as professionals, studying the Elements of Art. The camp will meet outside as much as possible during morning hours as we explore our environment in Telfair Square and other nearby locations. We will use DSLR digital cameras and learn about exposure and a few historical methods involving film. Photography is fun and accessible to everyone. All materials included.

CAM Adventures (Pre-k Camp, Ages 4-6)

Session 1: May 27–May 31 | 9am–12pm
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Session 2: July 22–July 26 | 9am–12pm
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Instructor: Autumn Gary
Members $175 | Non-members $200

Stave off the summer doldrums! Exploring Telfair Museums’ three sites and exhibitions has never been so much fun. This five-day, half-day camp will blend studio time with structured play in our new Children’s Art Museum, immersing participants in Impressionist Art and exploring elements of art such as shape, color, movement, and repetition. All materials included.

Crafters Camp (Ages 7-9)

July 8–12 | 9 am–1 pm

This class is currently sold out. To join the waitlist, please contact Kip Bradley at bradleyk@telfair.org or 912.790.8823.

Instructor: Erica Fulp
Members $200 | Non-members $225

The Ultimate Crafty Kids Camp is packed with various projects: screen printing, knitting, friendship bracelets, calligraphy, paper crafts, and more. In this weeklong camp, students will explore and learn techniques in various crafts that will inspire and develop their desire to be independent makers. All materials included.

All sales are non-refundable. 
Mailing Address
Telfair Museums
PO Box 10081
Savannah, GA 31412
Phone Number
912.790.8800
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