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Summer art camp 2022

We are excited to welcome you back for in person summer camp at Button Factory Arts!

Button Factory Arts has partnered with local children's charities to provide a limited number of subsidized spots to those seeking financial barriers. Please connect with us by email at if you would like to be considered for a subsidized/free camp space.

5 day week, full day

$220/members | $259/non-members

4 day week, full day

$177/members | $208/non-members

5 day week, half day

$111/members | $130/non-members

4 day week, half day

$89/members | $104/non-members

Full day: 
Dropoff: 8:45-9:15am
Pickup: 4:45-5:15pm


Morning Half Days: 
Dropoff: 8:45-9:15am
Pickup: 12-1pm

Afternoon Half Days: 
Dropoff: 12-1pm
Pickup: 4:45-5:15pm

Pick up and dropoff is at Button Factory Arts: 25 Regina St. South, Waterloo. 

Parking: is available across the street, beside
Paul Puncher in the city lot closest to Erb st.


Drop-off is upstairs on the second floor via the front door. Please let us know if you have any accessibility issues and we will accommodate. We hope our elevator will be completed by this time. Half day pickup may be outside at the picnic tables, front desk will advise.

  • Students are required to bring their own lunch, snacks and water bottle.

  • There will be one snack break in the morning and one in the afternoon.

  • Students are required to come in the morning with sunscreen applied as we will be going to the park right away. 

  • Please send spray sunscreen with your child so camp staff can access it if needed. Staff will not apply sunscreen that requires physical contact.

AGES: 5-12

Camp pricing:

Summer Art Camp 2022

We have a great lineup of themed weeks for ages 5-12 to get creative this summer. Our summer camp has a high focus on visual art, craft, design and making. We make sure to include lot’s of outdoor activities, games and breaks when needed. See weekly descriptions below.


How to Register


Remember to purchase a Family Membership to save 15% on registration!

On-line registration is available here.

You can also register in person at Button Factory Arts. Before coming, please contact the facility by phone to make sure it is open and to confirm current operating hours (519)-886-4577. Current hours are Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am-5pm and Saturdays, 10am-3pm. We are closed for long weekends and holidays.


Full or Half Day Registration
Full day and Half day registration is available. Please note that the morning session is spent mainly outdoors at Mary Allen Park. Although outdoor art activities are part of this program, The focus is more on play based options in the morning sessions. Afternoons are spent in the studio and are more focused on project based art activities.


COVID Protocol:
All required provincial, regional and City of Waterloo procedures will be followed. Full information will be provided in our welcome and registration forms. 

  • Numbers have been decreased to 15 campers / groups to allow more space for campers and social distancing.

  • More time outdoors increases the camp fun and also allows us to breathe more fresh air!

  • Campers and staff and volunteers must currently wear masks indoors and practice social distancing whenever possible. 

  • Children 12+ must show vaccination passport to attend camp.

  • All Button Factory Arts camp staff and volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated.

Have questions or want to learn more?

Contact our Program Director, Allie Brenner by email:

Camp hours:
Drop off & Pickup
Lunch, Snacks, Sunscreen
weekly descriptions:
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Thank you to the Waterloo Region Record - Lyle S. Hallman Foundation Kids to Camp Fund for funding this program.

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