Summer time is ART time at Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio! Nestled into the Ravenna neighborhood, our sweet studio offers a variety of opportunities to explore music, drama, and art with specialized camps for preschoolers through elementary age kids.

Early Bird Discount
Register for camp by May 1 to receive a $15 Early Bird Discount!

Summer Palette Mini-Day Camps

Option 1:
Days: Tuesday-Thursday Mornings (3 days)
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm, Ages: 2.5-5
Cost: $140 (before May 1), $155 (after May 1)

Option 2:
Days: Monday-Thursday Afternoons (4 days)
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Ages: 4-8
Cost: $180 (before May 1), $195 (after May 1)

Summer Palette Dates:
See exact dates and weekly themes below.

Our popular Summer Palette Mini-Day Camps features time for play and art plus plenty of opportunities to experiment with different materials. Each week, students will explore a different theme and leave camp with unique creations that they can keep playing with at home well after camp ends. Sessions include playtime and a snack. Parents provide snack for their own child.

Scroll down for weekly theme descriptions.

Summer Creative Arts

Days: Mondays and/or Fridays Mornings
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm, Ages: 2.5-5
Dates: sign up for July or August or BOTH

Summer Creative Arts Dates:
Session 1 Dates: July 8 - August 2
Session 2 Dates: August 5 - August 30

Cost Per Session:
Mondays only: $180 (before May 1), $195 (after May 1)
Fridays only: $180 (before May 1), $195 (after May 1)
Mondays AND Fridays: $360 (before May 1); $375 (after May 1)

In Creative Arts Camp, children will explore their creativity through a variety of experiences in music, drama, and art! Students experiment with painting, drawing, sculpture, and collage in an informal introduction to art. Sessions include playtime and a snack. Parents provide snack for their own child. Sign up for July, August or BOTH!

Click here to view our school year Creative Arts class.

Summer Palette Mini-Day Camps

Projects change from year to year to keep it fresh for repeating students!

Summer Art Splash. Mornings: July 1-3, 9:00AM - 1:00PM, Ages 3-7. Kickstart your summer with a whirlwind of fun, creative art projects bound to paint your summer full of fun! Please pack a snack and lunch for your camper. (Note: This camp has a different schedule and tuition than all of the other Summer Palette camps. It meets Monday through Wednesday, Cost is $180 before May 1, $195 after May 1.)


Whimsies & Dioramas.  Mornings: July 9-11.  Afternoons: July 8-11.  Using fabric scraps, tiny boxes, bits of nature and other imaginative items, children will make their very own hand-sculpted figures called Whimsies.  They will also build a miniature world of wonder where their Whimsies will live.  Each camper needs to bring a shoe box to the first day of camp.  Parents are invited to view our Whimsies Village at 3:45 on Thursday, July 11.

Art Ninjas.  Mornings: July 16-18.  Afternoons: July 15-18.  Prepare to combine your crafty creativity with sneaky stealth! We will spend the week making a wide range of beautiful 2D and 3D artworks, but that's just the beginning. Each day, we will venture out of our crafting sessions to place some secret projects in and around school to create delightful surprises for our community. You will also make plenty of covert crafts to sneak home in order to amaze and delight your family with unexpected art.


Art Lab: Inventions.  Mornings: July 23-25.  Afternoons: July 22-25.  This camp takes the child’s innate curiosity and brings it to a new level with explorations, experiments and art projects designed to let kids delve deeper into how and why things work. Each day, we will solve problems using creativity, critical thinking, and teamwork. Whether their inventions float or fly, dig or dive, they are sure to leave camp with new ideas and ways of looking at the world.


Scribe Tribe:  Puppets.  Mornings: July 30-August 1.  Afternoons: July 29-August 1.  Using found objects, paper and natural materials, we will build puppets and write stories to create a magical performance of wonder and delight.  A brief show for parents will be presented at 3:45 on Thursday, August 1. 

Enchanted Forests.  Mornings: August 6-8.  Afternoons: August 5-8.  Take a hike into your own imagination!  Campers will design a home for an enchanted forest friend - gnomes, trolls, fairies, pixies, leprechauns and more. Together will we create a woodland filled with magical creatures, forest animals, and wonder galore. 


Artist’s Choice: Mix It Up!  Mornings: August 13-15.  Afternoons: August 12-15.  Through sculpture, collage, printmaking and painting, your child will learn the basic principles of art in a playful, tactile way. Using materials such as clay, pastels, paint, and paper, we will explore colors, textures, and emotions and make a variety of inspiring art pieces. 

Costumes:  Dress It Up!  Mornings: August 20-22.  Afternoons: August 19-22.  Reams of fabric, paper, odds and ends, become the stuff that dreams are made of!  Campers will have the opportunity to design and construct costumes and accessories.  Enjoy a fashion show for parents at 3:45 on Thursday, August 22.

Artists of the Heart. Mornings: August 27-29, AGES 2.5-4.  Afternoons: August 26-29, AGES 4-6.  In this camp, students will be guided in a creative exploration of friendship, feelings and communication through group art projects, cooperative games, individual and collaborative story writing, which will then be brought to life through dance, drama, and puppetry. (Note: This camp is designed for different ages than the other Summer Palette camps. The morning camp is geared toward preschool students and the afternoon is geared toward pre-k students and those entering kindergarten.)