Creative Summer Workshops

In a nutshell

Registration: Feb. 1–May 30

Grades: 1–12

Classes: Printmaking, Painting, Digital Media, Animation, Illustration, Drawing, Fashion Design, and more

Upcoming class dates: 
Summer 2020 | June 1–June 19 & July 6–17

1-week programs
9 a.m.–noon or 1:30–4:30 p.m.

Lunchtime and after class childcare is available for students who sign up for both morning and afternoon classes

Program cost: $195 per week, including tuition, registration, and all materials

Registration information 

Creative Summer Workshops are one-week or two-week long hands-on courses at CCAD for students in grades 1-12. Students interested in art can develop their skills in a creative and mentoring environment.

Listed below is the curriculum for each age group served with a Creative Summer Workshop. Register your student for the grade they are rising to in the fall.

You'll receive confirmation letters, room assignments, parking information, and a campus map via email prior to the first day of class.


Refund and withdrawal policy

By registering for classes, you accept responsibility for paying for the entire session regardless of the method of payment and/or attendance in class. CCAD does not have an automatic withdrawal policy. Nonattendance does not constitute official withdrawal from one or more classes. To withdraw from a course and /or request a refund, you must submit your request in writing. Tuition and fees are non-transferable.

  • One full week prior to start of workshop, lecture, or conference 100% less $75 administration fee
  • No refunds thereafter

If you have a question or if you'd like to purchase gift certificates (which are nontransferable, nonrefundable and expire one year after purchase), please contact us at 614.222.3248 or

Locations & parking information

Here’s a map of our campus.

Click here to read more info about parking options when visiting CCAD.


Grades 1-2
Learn about color in the Creating with Color and Imagination Laboratory.

Grades 3-4
Explore the hues and values of color, botanical art, paper toys, printmaking, and more.

Grades 5-6
Discover the foundations of drawing, painting, digital media, mini-comics, and flipbook animation.

Grades 7-9
Dig deeper into animation, fashion design, expressive drawing, and stop-motion animation.

Grades 8-12
Check out special effects in makeup. 

Grades 9-12
Explore animation, filmmaking, fashion design, and more. These classes serve as a base for students looking to go into art and design after high school.

Extended Care - Grades 1-12 
Students enrolled in both morning and afternoon Creative Summer Workshops may register for the noon Extended Care program and/or the After Camp Extended Care program from 4:30-5:30 p.m.


Grades 1-2 

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Grades 3-4

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Grades 5-6

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Grades 7-9

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Grades 8-12

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Grades 9-12

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Extended Care - Grades 1-12