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Summer Art Camp is back with both virtual and in-person sessions for 2021!   


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→ Click here to view MOCA’s Health & Safety Guidelines for all in-person sessions of Summer Art Camp 2021.


Sessions available for ages 6 – 10 year olds & 11 – 14 year olds 

$250 per week  

MOCA Members at the Family, Luminary, Avante Garde, Curator Society, and Collectors’ Circle level & UNF Faculty and Staff receive a 15% discount on camp tuition  


Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  

Extended day options available:  

Morning Extended Day, 8 – 9 a.m. / $25 per week  

Afternoon Extended Day, 4 – 5 p.m. / $25 per week  


In-Person, Week 1: June 14 – 18  

  • 6-10 Year Olds / Use Your Imagination  
    Expand your mind as you design imaginative artworks inspired by make believe.  
  • 11 – 14 Year Olds / Drawing & Printmaking  
    Produce one of a kind works using different drawing techniques and printmaking methods, such and screen and block printing. 

In-Person, Week 2: June 28 – July 2  

  • 6-10 Year Olds / Art Scientists  
    Combine art with science as you complete creative experiments and scientific artworks.  
  • 11 – 14 Year Olds: Sculpture  
    Learn construction techniques to make three-dimensional artworks using clay, cardboard, foam, and more. 

In-Person, Week 3: July 12 – 16   

  • 6-10 Year Olds: Get Outside // SOLD OUT 
    Spend time in the great outdoors to inspire your own natural masterpieces.  

  • 11 – 14 Year Olds: Art of Our Time // SOLD OUT
    Look to current artists and styles to inspire your own contemporary works of art.   

In-Person, Week 4: July 26 – 30  

  • 6-10 Year Olds / Storytelling // SOLD OUT - Wait List Only
    Once upon a time... camp artists spent a week making marvelous artworks inspired by stories!  
  • 11 – 14 Year Olds: Painting // SOLD OUT - Wait List Only 
    Explore different paint techniques and mediums, including acrylics, watercolor, and ink. 




MOCA is excited to offer an online opportunity for creativity this summer. With MOCA’s virtual Summer Art Camp, you can expect:

  • Live interactions with MOCA educators and other campers
  • Virtual visits to the Museum galleries through video tours
  • Daily lessons in mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking
  • All necessary art supplies and tools conveniently packaged and ready for you

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Sessions available for 6 – 12 year olds  

Session cost includes weekly tuition and Art Kit with materials for all lessons  

$125 per week  

Additional siblings from the same household can be added for $50 per week  

MOCA Members at the Family, Luminary, Avante Garde, Curator Society, and Collectors’ Circle level & UNF Faculty and Staff receive a 15% discount on camp tuition  


Virtual, Week 1: June 21 – 25  

6-12 Year Olds / Use Your Imagination  

Expand your mind as you design imaginative artworks inspired by make believe.  

Virtual, Week 2: July 5 – 9  

6 – 12 Year Olds / Art Scientists  

Combine art with science as you complete creative experiments and scientific artworks.  

Virtual, Week 3: July 19 – 23  

6 – 12 Year Olds / Get Outside  

Spend time in the great outdoors to inspire your own natural masterpieces.  


Each camp session will run Monday through Friday. Every day of camp will include live virtual lessons, online interactions with camp staff and other students, as well self-paced work offline. Campers will need to be logged into the online camp platform every day for the live component of camp.  

Daily Timeline  

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. / Self-Paced: Log in and review daily materials (introduction videos, supply list, etc.)  

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. /Live Camp: Full class instruction with MOCA Educators 

11:30 – 1:00 p.m. / Self-Paced: Lunch break and continuation of projects   

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. / Live Camp: Share progress with instructor and classmates in small groups 

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. / Optional, Live Camp: Open studio time with instructor and classmates 


Each camper will need a pencil, scissors, and paper towels or rags for cleanup.  All other necessary supplies and tools for that week’s session will be included in your Art Kit! Each participating child needs their own Art Kit.  

Art Kits can be mailed to your home for a $20 fee* or picked up from MOCA Jacksonville at no extra cost. Pick up times will be arranged a week before your scheduled session.  

*Shipping fees apply to U.S. addresses located within 500 miles of Jacksonville, FL. For further distances or international shipping, contact Camp Director for quote at 904-620-4204 or  



Virtual Summer Art Camp will be hosted through CANVAS, an online classroom environment that is easy to navigate. All of the live lessons and virtual interactions will take place through Zoom video calls.  




Your registration and tuition reserve your child’s place in a camp session and allow MOCA Jacksonville to purchase supplies and contract staff. All camp tuition is nonrefundable. 


No violence or aggressive behavior of any kind will be tolerated, including but not limited to, threatening behavior, destructiveness, inappropriate language, verbal or written threats, harassment, verbal abuse, physical abuse, or disruptive or inappropriate behavior. A camper who exhibits violent or aggressive behavior will be suspended immediately for the day, and parents will be contacted. If the behavior persists, the camper will be asked to leave the camp program until the following year. All camp fees are nonrefundable once a session has begun. 

Linked below are the Summer Art Camp Parent Guides for each session for you to review with important art camp information, including our new Health & Safety Guidelines for in-person sessions of art camp.  

→ Virtual Summer Camp Family Guide

→ In-Person Summer Camp Family Guide 


Contact Kiersten Barnes  


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Kiersten Barnes

J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Educator for Family and Children’s Programs

Kiersten Barnes graduated in 2014 from the University of Florida where she received her bachelor's degree in art history. Prior to working at MOCA Jacksonville, she served as the learning and engagement assistant at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she developed and facilitated educational programs for children and families. Barnes moved back to Florida and began working at MOCA in 2015 as the outreach coordinator. She coordinates and supervises MOCA's winter, spring, and summer Art Camp. Barnes also serves as a Museum educator for family and children's programming.