Summer Programs

Summer 2023 programs 


Trout Events

Trout Workshops 

Bring your day camp, club, or organization for a 1.5 hours workshop during select summer weeks.  All workshops include a hands-on activity.  Individual workshops are offered free of charge. Summer visit availability depends upon the status of COVID-19 in our area and may be subject to change as local conditions change.

Daring Designs: Kids learn how museums design exhibitions and then arrange their own shows in this hands-on program featuring kids as curators.

July 3-7
July 10-14
July 17-21
July 24-28


Bold Leaders: What are the symbols, clothes, and accessories humans around the world use to proclaim their power?  In this program kids explore contemporary photography and create powerful images.

 Summer programs are offered on the following dates:

July 17-21
July 24-28
To Register: 
  • Email Heather Flaherty, Curator of Education at
  • Call: (717) 245-1492

Day Camps

Availability depends upon the status of COVID-19 in our area.

The Trout Gallery partners with Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) and the Carlisle Parks and Recreation Department to offer full-day camp experiences.  During selected weeks, campers will spend a half day at The Trout Gallery and a half day at the partnering institution.  Contact the partner institution for details and registration.* 

*Full scholarships available for CALC camps. Ask for more information when registering. 

Parks and Rec Camp Collaborative Days:

Razzle Dazzle 

July 17

Back in Time

July 24

Ages: 5-12

CALC Collaborative Camps: 


Be The Curator:  How do museum exhibitions come together?  Who gets to choose what goes where and what the labels say?  In this collaborative camp students will go behind the scenes at The Trout Gallery to learn how exhibitions work and curate their own mini-exhibitions.
Ages: 9-12
June 26-30th
Power: How do people change the way they look to seem bigger, stronger or richer?  In this collaborative camp we will decode recent photography from around the world to learn the tricks artists use to make powerful images and then we'll make powerful art of our own.
Ages: 5-8
July 31-Aug 4th

To register for programs: