Art Camp 2022

Artsy Fun in the Summer Sun! 2022 Art Camp

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Please join us for Art Camp with Ms. Tio!

We have four great camp sessions for elementary and middle school students this summer!

For rising 1st to 6th graders:

  • Harry Potter, June 20 – June 24
  • Landscape Painting Like a Master, June 27 – July 1
  • Animal Art, July 4 – July 8

And new this year for middle school students entering 6th to 9th grade:

  • Middle School Art Academy, June 27 – July 1

Look below to learn more about each camp and how to register!

Our 2022 Summer Camps are:

Week One:  Harry Potter, Sixth Year, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, $315        June 20-24, 2022

Come and join Dumbledore’s Army at Hogwarts in our Sixth Year! After creating our school essentials such as magic wands and spell books at Diagon Alley, we will be sorted into houses and compete in Quidditch.  We will explore magical arts such as potions and spells, and delve into the world of horcruxes.  Enroll in Hogwarts for a week of art, magic, and fun! Camp takes place in Del Ray, Alexandria.

Week Two:  Landscape Painting Like a Master, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, $315              June 27 – July 1, 2022

We will explore Jones Point Park in Old Town Alexandria and find the perfect vantage points to draw and paint. We will learn about master artists like Monet, Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, and Winslow Homer and let their work inspire us to make our own beautiful landscapes. Join us for a week of creative fun in a gorgeous setting!

NEW!  Middle School Art Academy, 2-5 pm, $300                                June 27 – July 1, 2022

In our Middle School Art Academy for rising 6th to 9th graders, we will learn drawing and painting techniques that we then will use in painting a variety of subjects. This is for all of you middle schoolers who love making art and want to keep growing your art skills and have a relaxing time doing so! This camp will take place in Del Ray, Alexandria.

Week Three:  Animal Art, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, $315                                        July 4 – 8, 2022

We return to the fabulous Jones Point Park in Old Town Alexandria to observe animal life and use it as a jumping off point to create sculptures, drawings, and paintings of our favorite wild creatures. We will have fun using many different art mediums: found natural objects, clay, watercolor, tempera paint, oil pastels, and colored pencils. Camp days will include Monday, July 4.

Registration. To register your artist for camp, please complete the Art Camp Registration Form 2022. Once the registration form is completed, please mail it with a $50 supply fee deposit to Luisa Tio, P.O. Box 2442, Alexandria, VA, 22301. Please complete and send to the same address the forms for Emergency Contacts, Health, Media and Walking Field Trip Forms (Summer 2022) and the remainder of the tuition 30 days preceding camp.

Art Camps will be held outdoors. We will follow CDC guidance on best COVID practices to ensure your child’s health and safety. If your child is not feeling well and exhibiting any COVID symptoms, please keep them home.

Director and Instructor: Luisa Tio will lead each session. Luisa is a full-time art teacher at Naomi L. Brooks Elementary School in Alexandria with many years of experience directing and teaching art and creative camps. She also is an artist herself who loves to create, and her teaching experience has engendered a love for large collaborative projects with her students and others. She earned her B.A. in Art from Duke University and her M.A. in Studio Art from NYU. You can learn more about Luisa here.

More Questions? Please send Director Luisa Tio an e-mail at or call/text her at 703-599-7923.