Summer Camps

Introducing children to various forms of visual arts, our highly qualified teachers will help kids explore various techniques, as well as their own creativity and passion for art.


 Becket Arts Center Summer Camps

Becket Arts Center Summer Camps

Session 1: June 25-29, 2018

Art Camp Program for Ages 5-8

The Artist Way: Artists, Techniques, Habits of Mind
Working like an artist, we will observe, practice and plan, exploring methods and materials. As we go, we will learn from artists of the past and present.
Instructors:  Mary Beth Eldridge and Darcy Stall, Artists and Art Educators

Art Camp Program for Ages 9-13

Paint, Draw, and More!
Experiment with paint, pencil, charcoal, pastels, and craypas to create lively and imaginative work. Explore the creation of colorful still lifes, expressive portraits, and your own vibrant imagination.
Instructor: Abby DuBow, Artist and Art Educator

Becket Day Camp Collaboration

Experience Becket Art Center's fabulous art education as well as traditional camp activities at Becket Day Camp, such as swimming, canoeing, climbing, hiking and sports. 

Morning drop-off can be at Becket Arts Center at 9:30 AM or at Becket Day Camp anytime between 8:00 - 9:00 AM.  Pick-up is at Becket Day Camp anytime between 4:00 - 5:00 PM.  Rates include transportation between Becket Arts Center and Becket Day Camp.  Campers must provide their own lunch from home.  

For more information, visit: bccymca.org/artcamps

Options & Rates

Half Day Experience - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Art Program Only
  • Drop off: Becket Arts Center (9:30 AM)
  • Pick up: Becket Arts Center (12:30 PM)
  • $125 – per week/student for members
  • $145 – per week/student for non-members
  • $50 – per week/student for full time Berkshire County residents*

Full Day Experience - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Art Program & Becket Day Camp
  • Drop off: Becket Day Camp (8:00 - 9:00 AM) OR  Becket Arts Center (9:30 AM)
  • Pick up: Becket Day Camp (4:00 - 5:00 PM)
  • $250 – per week/student for members
    • Pay $125 to Becket Arts Center
    • Pay $125 to Becket Day Camp
  • $290 – per week/student for non-members
    • Pay $145 to Becket Arts Center
    • Pay $145 to Becket Day Camp
  •  $175 – per week/student for full time Berkshire County residents*
    • Pay $50 to Becket Arts Center
    • Pay $125 to Becket Day Camp

*Made possible through a generous grant from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and donations from Paperdilly and Locker Room Sports Bar.

Spaces are significantly limited.


 Becket Arts Center Summer Camps

Becket Arts Center Summer Camps

Session 2: July 9-13, 2018

Art Camp Program for Ages 5-8

Up Close: Flora, Fauna and Fun
We will practice close observation and learn study secrets and facts of plants and animals.

Art Camp Program for Ages 9-13

All the way with Papier-mâché!
Create your own real or imaginary animal using papier-mâché, paint, and assorted mixed materials.

Becket Day Camp Collaboration

Experience Becket Art Center's fabulous art education as well as traditional camp activities at Becket Day Camp, such as swimming, canoeing, climbing, hiking and sports. 

Morning drop-off can be at Becket Arts Center at 9:30 AM or at Becket Day Camp anytime between 8:00 - 9:00 AM.  Pick-up is at Becket Day Camp anytime between 4:00 - 5:00 PM.  Rates include transportation between Becket Arts Center and Becket Day Camp.  Campers must provide their own lunch from home.  

For more information, visit: bccymca.org/artcamps

Options & Rates

Half Day Experience - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

  • Art Program Only
  • Drop off: Becket Arts Center (9:30 AM)
  • Pick up: Becket Arts Center (12:30 PM)
  • $125 – per week/student for members
  • $145 – per week/student for non-members 
  • $50 – per week/student for full time Berkshire County residents*

Full Day Experience - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Art Program & Becket Day Camp
  • Drop off: Becket Day Camp (8:00 - 9:00 AM) OR  Becket Arts Center (9:30 AM)
  • Pick up: Becket Day Camp (4:00 - 5:00 PM)
  • $250 – per week/student for members
    • Pay $125 to Becket Arts Center
    • Pay $125 to Becket Day Camp
  • $290 – per week/student for non-members
    • Pay $145 to Becket Arts Center
    • Pay $145 to Becket Day Camp
  •  $175 – per week/student for full time Berkshire County residents*
    • Pay $50 to Becket Arts Center
    • Pay $125 to Becket Day Camp

*Made possible through a generous grant from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and donations from Paperdilly and Locker Room Sports Bar.

Spaces are significantly limited.