Visual Art, Drama and Literature Summer Camps in Galway for Children and Teens

Does your child enjoy creating and learning about the arts? The Galway Arts Centre have Visual Art, Drama and Literature Summer Camps in Galway for Children and Teens running during July. Weekly camps run from 9am to 2pm daily, at the Galway Arts Centre, from July 13th to 31st, with each week catering to a different age group.

  • Week 1: 13th – 17th July for children aged 5 to 8 years
  • Week 2: 20th – 24th July for children aged 9 to 12 years
  • Week 3: 27th -31st July for teens aged 13 to 15 years

Cost: €100 per child per week. Bookings be made online or by calling 091 565885

Summer Camps GalwayParticipants will be encouraged to use their imagination to experiment, create and explore different projects. Participants will also take part in outdoor projects and field trips to arts events, taking advantage of the vast cultural landscape of Galway during festival time.

The week will be balanced with indoor and outdoor activities, in various art forms so children will be able to explore areas of known interest, and also take part in art forms they could be learning for the first time. Participants will receive individual attention during their projects, with special modifications for students with different needs.

Experienced Facilatators

Art will be facilitated by Fiona Hession, a practicing artist and graduate of GMIT and Huston School of Film & Digital Media. Fiona is an experienced facilitator working with all age groups including the GAC’s successful Burning Bright project. Participants will create art in different mediums such as printmaking, ceramics.

GAC Summer Camps Drama will be facilitated by Lily Kaufman, a Theatre graduate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with experience in acting, technical and producing. Participants will work with Lily on devising their own original drama project. They will work on imaginative writing exercises responding to their experiences throughout the week.

Literature will be facilitated by Maeve Mulreann who is the Head of Visual Arts & Education at Galway Arts Centre. Maeve has experience working with young people in Fighting Words, the Dublin based writing centre for children and young people set up by Roddy Doyle and Seán Love.

To book online please go to or phone 091 565885.

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