Dutchess Arts Camp, with campuses in Poughkeepsie, Millbrook, and Red Hook, provides themed weekly sessions for ages 4 – 12, where children can explore their artistic abilities and express themselves through creative group and individual activities.
The Summer Junior Art Institute allows passionate students ranging from 11 – 14 years old to explore fundamental art principles, preparing them for more intensive art programs in high school and beyond.
Through The Art Institute Summer Sessions, teens 14-19 develop their creativity and build lifelong skills that prepare them for a career in the visual arts.
Summer Employment Programs
Spark Studios and MADLab
summer employment programs provide teens the opportunity to create unique arts and media projects while earning minimum wage for six weeks in July and August. Click here
for more information and to apply for Spark Studios, and here
for information about MADLab.
Additional Summer Programming
Get creatively charged this summer with D-LIT
, a digital literacy smartphone summer camp for youth ages 11-14 from the City of Poughkeepsie for two weeks in July. Free program open only to middle school youth in Poughkeepsie. Click here
*This program is exclusively for students of Poughkeepsie Middle School.