Camps and Classes

Our nationally-recognized program engages high school students from Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) in creative, tuition-free after school experiences from September through May. We also offer summer camps for middle and high school students from any school district, plus a paid summer employment opportunity for select teens. Learn more below.

These programs are supported in part by:

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Summer Art Camps

For the first time WMCAT is offering summer arts and tech camps open to all middle and high school students in our community! Special guest instructors and WMCAT teaching artists will be engaging teens in everything from photography to sewing Read More...

Idea Lab 2017

Idea Lab returns to WMCAT this summer, and we’re currently seeking teen artists for our team! This paid 8-week work experience (June 22-August 17) will put you in the community using art to activate space and promote community. Work in Read More...

Fall 2017 After School

Visit us during scheduled Open Studios to tour our space, meet our teaching artists, and learn more about what you can do at WMCAT. Transportation is available from most GRPS high schools each day. Check with your school’s main office Read More...
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Work with Us!

The nationally-recognized WMCAT Teen Arts + Tech Program is interested in partnering with local businesses and organizations on creative place making opportunities for our teen artists. Do you have an idea for working with our teens and professional teaching artists to Read More...
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Bring Your Class to WMCAT

Principals, teachers parents: WMCAT offers field trips, daytime classes and semester-long arts experiences for middle and high school classrooms throughout Kent County. Bring your students to WMCAT to create and learn in our dedicated, professionally-equipped studio spaces. Professional teaching artists Read More...