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College of Extended Learning

Design Works Summer Camps

Young girl with green paint on her hands

Join us this summer at the UNB Art Centre!

  • Be a creative artist!
  • Become a Jr Iron Chef! NEW Menus!
  • Build your own digital world!
  • Photograph your view of the world!
  • Unleash your inner actor!
  • Try NEW DIY projects!

... And experience lots of fun and friendships!

2019 summer camps

Ages 6-10
Ages 10-14

Want an overview of all the camps we're offering this year? Check out our At a Glance Camp Schedule.

"Your camps are THE BEST in the city!! Our daughter has gone to all sorts of camps, but comes home from yours so happy and fulfilled… All the instructors make it very evident that they enjoy children and take a genuine interest." 
- Jane Kidney-Hermelin

About the camps


  • Art, DIY, Photography, Tech, and Theatre 5-day camps: $169 ($135 for a 4-day week)
  • Jr Iron Chef 5-day camps: $179 ($145 for a 4-day week)

There is no HST for children 14 years and younger.

Material fees

Material fees are included in your camp fees. You do not need to pay extra for these.

  • $5 for all Theatre camps
  • $10 for all Art camps
  • $15 for all Tech, DIY, Photography and Jr Iron Chef camps

Camp times

Camps run from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (drop-off from 7:45 a.m. and pick-up by 5 p.m.)


You can register for our Design Works summer camps by clicking the red "register" button on the individual camp web pages or by calling the Registration Desk at (506) 453-4646. If registering online, please enter the child's name in the "name field".

First day of camp

To make your first day of camp as smooth as possible, please bring the following with you:

  • A completed parental form.
  • A sun hat, lunch, snacks, reusable water bottle and sunblock (please apply before coming to camp), and be dressed for possible messy work and the outdoors.
  • For children in all the photography camps, please bring a digital camera (no cell phones please) and its manual (if possible), a memory card, a USB cord for the camera (comes with your camera), and extra batteries. Also, cameras should be charged each evening.

Typical camp day

  • 7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. - Drop-off
  • 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. - Instruction
  • 10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Break (Outside)
  • 10:30 a.m. to Noon - Instruction
  • Noon to 1 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1 p.m. to 2:30 pm - Instruction
  • 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. - Break (Outside)
  • 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Instruction
  • 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Sign-out & Pick-up

Join us on Fridays at 3:45 p.m. for show time for parents, guardians and friends!

Finding us

Our main location is the UNB Art Centre, Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive, on the UNB Fredericton Campus.

All Jr. Iron Chef Camps will be held in the kitchen of McLeod House (back of the building), 810 Montgomery Street (campus map).

Exception: During the weeks of Aug. 19-23 and Aug. 26-30, Jr Iron Camps will be in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Rm 114, 10 McKay Drive (Faculty of Education, beside the Aitken Centre).

Learn more

Phone the registration desk at 453-4646 (toll free: 1-866-599-4646)
Join our mailing list
Email a representative