children's camps

summer at the YAM

The YAM offers classes and camps throughout the summer. This is your chance to make art, learn more about art techniques, and discover new art and artists.

For more information contact:
YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238

summer art academy camp 2023

Young artists learn from professional artists in small groups on the campus of Rocky Mountain College and online.

Ages: 7 – 14
When: Week 1, June 5 – 9, 2023 *CAMP IS FULL
Week 2, June 12 – 16, 2023 *CAMP IS FULL
Cost: Member: $335
Member Sibling: $300
Non-Member: $375

Registration for 2023 Summer Art Academy is now closed.

Summer Art Academy is in its 23rd season!

At this camp, young artists study under professional artists in concentrated areas, which they choose. Class sizes are limited. Art supplies are included in the cost of tuition. Students bring their own snacks and lunches. Summer Art Academy is located on the campus of Rocky Mountain College.


Classes this year include:

Week 1: Wearable Indigenous Art, Art Journaling, Stop Motion Animation, Digital Photography, Yoga, Kite Making, Drumming, Cookie & Cake Design and Decoration, Collage, Animal Sculpture, Stage Combat (ages 12-14 only), Puppetry, Painting, Ceramics and Mixed Media.

Week 2: Printmaking, Puppetry, Digital Photography, Stop Motion Animation, Yoga, Northern Pains Beading, Art Journaling, Music, Drawing, Yoga, Painting, Improv and Ceramics.

For more information and questions contact:
Marilu Metherell, Adult Education Coordinator
406.256.6804 x250

For Scholarship applications email:
Carrie, YAM Education Director

yam camp 2023

When: July 24  – 28, 2023 for ages 6 – 8 *CAMP IS FULL
July 31 – August 4 , 2023 for ages 9 – 12 *CAMP IS FULL
Cost: Member: $260
Member Sibling: $235
Non-Member: $300

You can be put on the waiting list for full camps through the registration link below.

Intertwine art, storytelling, and imagination to create functional works of art that bring art into life. Young artists spend a week at the YAM creating art, exploring the galleries, and making friends.

For questions and membership discount codes contact:
Angel, YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238

For Scholarship applications email:
Carrie, YAM Education Director

summer art studio classes 2023

When: Thursdays: June 22 & 29, 2023 | July 6, 13, & 20, 2023
Ages: 5 – 12
Morning Session: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Every Summer Art Studio class includes touring the galleries and creating art that is connected to current exhibitions.

June 22: Playing with Light Charcoal Drawing
June 29: Painting Passages
July 6: Fabric Collage
July 13: Whirling Wire Sculptures
July 20: Miraculous Mobiles

For more information contact:
Angel, YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238