Summer Programs

Summer 2024 Programs


Trout Workshops

Bring your day camp, club, or organization for a 90 minute workshop during select summer weeks. All workshops include a hands on activity. Individual workshops are offered free of charge. Reservations are required. Email Hadley D'Esopo at or call (717) 254-8116 to schedule your visit.

Choose from among the two themes listed below. 

Crazy Collage: How do we make art from scraps? In this program, kids will tear and rip their way to unique collage creations while looking at art by artists who did just that! 

Pick Your Palette: In a world full of colors, do you ever wonder where they comes from? And why do some colors make us feel differently than others? In this colorful camp, kids will get to create their own unique palettes while seeing how artists use color in a variety of works.

Programs are available:


  • July 15-19 (mornings only 9-11)
  • July 23-26
  • July 29-Aug 2 (mornings only 9-11)
  • Aug 5-9


CALC Collaborative Day Camps

During select summer weeks kids spend half their day at Carlisle Arts Learning Center and half their day at The Trout Gallery.  Registration for these camps is handled through CALC.

Go to:

or call: (717) 249-6973

Cut It Up!

Nothing is too precious in this camp where kids will rip, slice, shred and cut their way into mixed-media masterpieces!

Dates: July 15-19

Ages: 6-10

Creating Color

Have you ever wondered where paint colors come from?  Who makes them?  And how?  In this camp kids will become color designers, crafting original colors and mixing crazy combinations using the tools of science that artists know so well.

Dates: July 29-Aug 2

Ages: 6-10