Don’t let the dog days of summer catch you off guard. There are a variety of creative summer camps in downtown Lakeville that will keep your kids from uttering the dreaded words: “I’m bored.”

Watch Me Draw! Art Studio
Budding artists will love the fun, creative summer art camps for ages 5 and older at the Watch Me Draw! Art Studio in downtown Lakeville. Painting, clay, crafts and drawing are a part of every camp.

Themes include Sea Quest, Crazy for Horses, 3-D Star Wars, Sparkle & Bling! and more. Art parties, classes and workshops are also offered throughout the year. Stop in to the studio (20908 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville; 952.469.1234) or check out the summer schedule here. (Swing into the studio from 6-9 p.m. May 10 for an exclusive Ladies Night special on summer camps.)

Lakeville Area Arts Center
The Lakeville Area Arts Center (20965 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville; 952.985.4640) offers week-long theater camps, as well as classes and workshops featuring painting, drawing, pottery, mixed media and other artistic experiences. Click here for details.

Holly’s Dance
Dance your way through summer with sessions in tap and musical theater, jazz, ballet and contemporary. There are also classes dedicated to beginning dancers. Click here for the schedule.