Year-round KCAI offers programs to foster youth art development and creativity for those 6 to 14 years old. We focus our classes on skill development and fun. During the summer we offer week-long ARTventure camps in a wide spectrum of mediums ranging from computer animation to photography to drawing. See our current offerings.

ARTventure summer camps

ARTventure at the Kansas City Art Institute is the leader in art and design camp for kids! Nearly every medium is offered during camp, and students will learn fine arts skills through discovery and imagination. Campers can navigate their own ARTventure by taking a different class each week, all summer long. Choose from Art Detective, Eye Spy, Painting in 3D, Fashion Design, Portrait Photography, 'Tooning Around, Impressions of Summer and more. For the first time, digital classes are offered all six weeks of camp. KCAI offers camp for ages 6-8, 9-11, 12-14 and high school students. Register for class now!

Artist in Training certificate

The School for Continuing and Professional Studies wants to encourage our younger students that pursue art training. We offer a free Artist in Training certificate from Kansas City Art Institute when a student completes two "FUNdamentals" or "Fundamentals" and three classes of their choice. Get started today and fill out the certificate tracking form.

Summer Camps at KCAI

Summer Camps

Get a taste for what the week-long summer art camps are like at the Kansas City Art Institute.

CPS Enroll

Click here to enroll today in a class at the School for Continuing and Professional Studies at KCAI.

Spring 2016 classes

Download a spring brochure with a complete list of all the classes we're offering.

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