Summer Camps 2017

IMA Summer Camps have sold out, but we do keep waiting lists for each camp. If you would like to be added to a waiting list, please email IMASummerCamp@imamuseum.org or call 317-923-1331 x490. Please include your child's name, age, and the camps you are interested in attending.


Play. Imagine. Discover. Create.
Participate in a weeklong arts adventure this summer!

Visit internationally recognized permanent collections, exciting exhibitions, an early twentieth century estate, and an outdoor art and nature park all on our 152 acre campus. Learn alongside an accomplished team of educators. Experiment with traditional and nontraditional materials, make a portfolio of work to take home, and share your work with your family during an end-of-the-week exhibition. Activities are designed to accommodate your child’s educational and artistic needs. Be sure to register early as space is limited. To be put on the waitlist please call 317-923-1331 x490.

  • Camps are designed for children ages 4-13+
  • Sessions take place Monday – Friday with a convenient drop-off time of 8:30 am
  • Low teacher-to-student ratio
  • Capacity of 15 campers per session
  • All art supplies are included
  • Lunch and snacks are not included
  • After Care hours are available. Space is limited.

General Information

IMA Member registration begins on Monday, January 16, 2017. Registration opens to the public on Monday, January 30 at 10 am.

Camps for 4 - 5 Year Olds - SOLD OUT!

Mini sessions allow our youngest campers to spend a whole or a half day at the IMA.

Camps for 6 - 7 Year Olds - SOLD OUT!

Sessions for campers aged 6-7 are designed to capture the creativity and energy of these budding artists.

Camps for 8 - 10 Year Olds - SOLD OUT!

Sessions for campers aged 8-10 offer more advanced art instruction, opportunities to explore the galleries and grounds, and the chance to experiment with familiar and unfamiliar materials.

Camps for 11 - 13 Year Olds - SOLD OUT!

Sessions for campers aged 11-13 will focus exploring advanced art making techniques and exploring new mediums and materials.

After Camp Extended Care

Continue the fun with After Care! Ages 4 through 13 are invited to stay late to participate in structured activities, tours, behind the scenes discoveries, play outside, spend time in the Star Studio, and much more.

General Information

Registration Process

IMA Member registration begins on Monday, January16 at 10 am online. To sign up for an IMA membership, please click here. Registration opens to the public on Monday, January 30 at 10 am onsite and online. Register online or call 317-923-1331 x490. Class sizes are limited to 15 participants, and registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Camp Fees and Scholarships

Tuition is due in full at the time of registration. All campers are eligible for a full refund 30 days in advance of the program. During the week of camp, refunds will only be issued for campers who are ill or face a family emergency, and the fee will be prorated. Camp sessions are subject to cancellation if there is insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation, campers will be notified and refunded in full. Camps for ages 4 to 5: $108 Members | $128.75 Public per session Camps for ages 6 to 13+: $216 Members | $257.50 Public per session After Care for ages 4-13+: $30 per week

Scholarships

We have a limited number of scholarships to offer campers whose family qualifies for free or reduced lunch through their school. Camp scholarships offer partial tuition assistance. Families are responsible for paying a reduced weekly fee of $25 per person for half day camps or $50 per person for full day camps. Families may use a scholarship for any available camp. Multiple scholarships per family are allowed, but limit one scholarship per child. Scholarships will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information about scholarships or to reserve a spot, please contact Cara Lovati at 317-923-1331 x490.

Pick Up and Drop Off

Pick Up and Drop Off occurs in the studio classrooms.

  • Campers, ages 4 to 13 must be signed in and out, by a grown-up, daily. Campers will be released only to those individuals listed on your Pick-Up form.
  • Campers arriving before 8:30 am must be accompanied by a grown-up and will be asked to wait outside of the classroom.
  • Campers must be picked up by 4 pm. Campers who are enrolled in the After Care Program, must be picked up by 5:30 pm. A late fee of $3 per child is assessed for every five minutes of tardiness.

Lunch

Campers staying for a full day of camp will need to pack a lunch and snack daily that does not require refrigeration or heating. Lunch is supervised by the teaching staff.

Snacks

Campers staying for a half or full day of camp are encouraged to bring a bottle of water and a snack daily.

Camper Exhibition

On Fridays, friends and family are welcome to join campers for a special exhibition of their artwork. Campers participating in the morning session only will exhibit work inside Studio One at noon. Campers staying for a full day of camp will exhibit work inside their studio classroom at 4:00 pm. All work will be sent home at the end of the exhibition.