Creative Arts Workshop

We are pleased to offer both virtual and on-campus programs this summer. Registration for our virtual program is open. On-campus day camp registration will open on Sunday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m. Please learn more about our Summer 2020 programs here.

The following page details our regular camp offerings so that you can join us when we are back together for summer 2021. In the meantime, we hope to see you remotely!

About Creative Arts Workshop

Boys and girls entering Grades 59
Hours: 8:45 a.m.4:00 p.m.

The Creative Arts Workshop (CAW) offers students an opportunity to unleash their creativity, energy, and imagination and explore a variety of media each day. Students participate daily in four areas of interest. CAW teachers are artists and professionals chosen for their expertise and ability to spark creativity within their students. Special events, such as camp picnics, are held throughout the summer. 

Creative Arts Workshop Choices

List of 18 items.

  • Archery

    A camper favorite! Learn skills and safety practices.
  • Baking Homemade Sweets and Treats

    Learn essential baking techniques and understand the importance of following a recipe. Create and bake classic desserts all made from scratch. Before you know it, you'll be making and decorating cupcakes, cake lollipops, edible cookie dough (without eggs) and a classic Italian dessert, Tiramisu. Compose your own cookbook with original and classic recipes.
  • Comic Book Creation

    Do you want to tell a story in a comic book format? This class will create their own drawings and then explore ways to modify them on the computer. Learn how to take photographs or other images and transform them into comics! Add captions, word balloons and sounds to your drawings and photographs to create a comic strip for the web or an interactive comic you can share!
  • Cooking Classic Comfort Foods

    Prepare appetizers, salads, main courses, snacks and quick desserts while learning basic kitchen skills and healthy eating habits. Compose your own cookbook with original and classic recipes.
  • Digital Art

    Learn painting and drawing techniques in Photoshop. Explore image manipulations, retouching, applications of filters, and picture preparation for the web. Learn to use imaging tools and processes to create modern portraits, illustrations and commercial/advertising art. Learn to import and export files from digital devices. Produce a variety of unique works of art.
  • Drawing & Painting

    Explore and combine a variety of drawing media such as charcoal, pastel and colored pencil. Painting media includes watercolor and acrylic on canvas. The work and techniques of famous artists are also discussed.
  • Fashion Design

    Design original fashions while learning fashion sketching and color theory. Campers will create a portfolio with their own unique designs!
  • Fun with Fabric

    Campers will use fabric to create wall hangings, dolls, baskets, fabric jewelry, and more! Fabric dying and painting will also be incorporated. No sewing experience necessary.
  • Intro to Web Design

    Information coming soon!
  • Jewelry Design

    Learn various wire-wrapping, stitching and stringing techniques, while exploring both traditional and nontraditional materials, to create one-of-a-kind jewelry.
  • Knitting & Crocheting

    Beginner through advanced learners are taught a variety of knit and crochet stitches and techniques to create items such as scarves, felted handbags, cell phone covers and gifts. Materials include a wide variety of specialty yarns.
  • KP Design Workshop

    Only offered weeks 2 and 6. More information coming soon!
  • Movie Making

    Information coming soon!
  • Project Runway

    Campers will create their own head-to-toe fashions using existing clothing and modifying it to fit and style!
  • Scrapbooking

    Discover how your photographs, journaling, titling, memorabilia, embellishments, lettering and color can work together for great personal pages and books.
  • Sculpture

    Shape three-dimensional sculpture with papier mache, plaster, found objects, wire and wood. Use molds, casting and carving techniques to create original works of art.
  • Tennis

    Learn the strokes, rules, court tactics and etiquette of tennis through drills and play.
  • Theater Workshop

    Campers act as performers, designers, stagehands and technicians. Classes include acting, scene study, improvisation, music theory, singing and dancing. Theater Workshop fosters teamwork, introducing campers to all aspects of putting a show together in a professional, interactive and theatrical environment. Productions will be July 13 and August 2. Campers may still participate in Theater Workshop if they cannot attend the production dates. If your camper would like to perform in our camp shows they must be present for weeks 3 and/or 6.
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
Kent Place Summer Camp is a coeducational, state-licensed, day camp program for boys and girls, ages 3 through 15 years old, providing fun, enrichment and opportunities for physical and social development in a safe, non-competitive atmosphere.

Latest Summer Camp News

Our summer 2020 programs are going virtual. Please view the following to learn more and register:
For more information, please email Director Donna Ray at