Spend the Summer at Callanwolde

Explore all of our summer offerings for kids and teens of all ages at Callanwolde! These week-long camps and intensives offer a chance to learn new skills, develop your talent, and create – all onsite at the historic estate. Start planning your summer now, registration opens soon

Contact Ellen Harb ( with any questions or comments.

*CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: If the camper requests to drop before the camp starts, we do offer a refund, minus a $20 Admin fee. We ask that this refund request be made as soon as possible, but within a five-business-day window so we can try to fill the empty spot. There are no refunds given once the camp week begins.

Ages 6 – 12

Callanwolde Creative Camp

Callanwolde Creative Camp is a fun way for aspiring artists to spend the summer. Get out of the house and into our beautiful mansion with twelve acres of room to run around and be inspired. Campers will have fun painting, drawing, making prints, sculpting clay, and more. Each week has a new theme to fuel their imagination – see themes below. Camp starts June 13th!

Registration opens January 31st at 10 AM EST

Creative Camp Schedule & Themes

June 13th – 17th: Creative Masterminds
Artwork inspired by science, music, color theory, poetry, and beyond!

June 20th – 24th: Art in Motion
Get your creative juices moving with a series of artworks inspired by or created with kinetic movement!

June 27th – July 1st: The Great Outdoors
Creatively observe the great outdoors, creating artworks based on what you find!


July 11th – 15th: Comics & Characters
Use your MARVELous creativity to make a series of artworks based on the art of comics and characters development and design!

July 18th – 22nd: Make it Pop!
Inspired by the pop-art movement, create a series of artworks with bright colors, popular imagery, and awesome patterns.

July 25th – 29th: Amazing Architects
Building, drawing, creating based on the world of architecture.

Ages 13 – 16

Teen Summer Studios

Teen Summer Studios are perfect for teens looking to learn new skill sets or build their portfolios. Teen Summer Studios are taught by Atlanta arts professionals in a small class setting to help educate and develop in painting and drawing, pottery, photography, and more. A typical day includes instructor demos, art history, and plenty of studio time to work independently. Instructors will vary each week and offer a new curriculum each week spreading across architecture, still life, figure drawing, and more all while using mediums including but not limited to watercolors, acrylics, charcoal, graphite, pastel, and more. Studios begin June 6th

Registration opens January 31st at 10 AM EST.

Teen Studios Schedule

June 6th – 10th: 

  • Clay Camp
  • Portraits – Drawing, Painting
  • Digital Photography
  • College Prep: Portfolio Development


June 13th – 17th: 

  • Clay Camp
  • Figure Studies – Drawing, Painting
  • Painting 101: Introduction to Painting


June 20th – 24th: 

  • Clay Camp
  • Landscape – Drawing, Painting
  • Printmaking Intensive


June 27th – July 1st: 

  • Clay Camp
  • Abstract – Drawing, Painting
  • Portraits – Drawing, Painting
  • Digital Photography

July 5th – 8th: *Holiday Week, 4-day camp

  • Clay Camp
  • Architecture – Drawing, Painting


July 11th – 15th: 

  • Clay Camp
  • Mixed Media – Drawing, Painting
  • Digital Photography
  • College Prep: Performance Art


July 18th – 22nd: 

  • Clay Camp
  • Photography & Mixed Media
  • Printmaking Intensive
  • Watercolor Painting (TBD)


July 25th – 29th: 

  • Clay Camp
  • Intro to Darkroom Photography
  • College Prep: Portfolio Development

Ages 16-18

Studio Intensives

In these one-week courses, students will work with a collegiate visual arts professor to build and develop a competitive portfolio for college admissions or AP Portfolio Exams. Instructors will offer personalized training and direct feedback, while students will have time to create work and develop a synthesis throughout their pieces. Teens will be in designated studio spaces for the week, using the Callanwolde grounds for breaks and lunch. Students are welcome to bring materials from home, but will also be provided studio supplies. Intensives begin June 6th

Registration opens January 31st at 10 AM EST

Summer Dance Intensives

The Callanwolde School of Dance invites dancers of all levels to take part in one-week intensives to focus on areas of movement, dance styles, technique, and more. For more information, visit Intensives start June 13th.

Registration opens January 31st at 10 AM EST

Ages 4-5

The Art House

The Art House (Ages 4-5): This brand-new camp program is geared toward the younger creatives to let them spend a few hours at Callanwolde dancing, painting, learning, creating musicals, exploring the estate, and more. Camps start June 13th!

Registration opens January 31st at 10 AM EST

Ages 13-18 (Camp) & All Ages (Workshop and Boot Camp)

Joe's Jazz Camp: Joe Gransden at Callanwolde

Spend the week learning and listening to Jazz with Atlanta's award-winning trumpeter and vocalist Joe Gransden!

Our Mission: To educate and enhance our youth through America's premier art form. Studying, practicing, and performing jazz can build a student's confidence, encourage creativity, and inspire excellence! The universal language of music is the gateway to higher thinking! The Sky is the limit! For more information, visit

Joe's Jazz Camp – Full Week (June 6–10th)

Joe's Jazz Workshop – Sunday, June 6th only

Registration opens January 31st at 10 AM EST

Callanwolde Creative Camp 2021

980 Briarcliff Road NE Atlanta, GA 30306

(404) 872-5338