Summer Camps

Zazzy Peacock Studios is offering six weeks of fun and creative art and craft camps this summer!  With three options and so many projects, come every week and there will always be something new and exciting to learn and create!

All Zazzy Peacock camps M-F,* 10am-4pm. Ages 11-16. Limit 12 campers per session. 

$375 per week including materials (*Week 2 only: no camp Wed., $315 including materials) 

Before and after care available $12/hr. with reservations, 9-10am and/or 4-6pm. 

Registration is open. $75 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration. (Deposit can be transferred to another session, if still available, but not to another camper.)

Signed Enrollment Form and balance due on or before June 15, 2018.  Both the Registration Form and the Enrollment Form are available to download when you register online.

Multi-Week/Sibling/Friends Discount:  If you register for any four of more sessions, you will receive $25 off per session.  This includes if four friends or siblings sign up together for the same session -- or if two siblings or friends sign up for two sessions. Or if one camper signs up for four different sessions.  Many ways to save! Discounts will be reflected in an invoice that will be emailed to you after registration.

Registration is closed for Weeks 1 and 2. Spaces are available for Weeks 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Creative Craft Camp  

At Zazzy Peacock Studios, campers will take fun and creative crafts to the next level, including:

• Needle Felting – Learn the unlimited potential of crafting with wool and a special needle to create soft colorful sculptures such as a toadstool, a cupcake, an animal, or anything you can imagine.

Paper Crafts – Create scrapbook pages, handmade cards and origami using an exciting assortment of supplies.

Crafting with Nature – Use feathers, silk flowers, tulle, ribbons, pine cones, bamboo, wooden pegs, clothespins and other art supplies to make wonderful creations such as fairies, owls, butterflies, and other figurines.

Paint and Decoupage – Decorate paper mâché boxes and wooden cut-outs with paints and collage.

Owner and Artist Jill Newman will provide supportive instruction and inspiration. Campers’ crafty creations will be works of art!

Offered Week 1: June 25-29  and Week 6: July 30 – Aug. 3


Mixed Media Art Camp  

At Zazzy Peacock Mixed Media Art Camp, campers will create amazing works of art, enjoying:

Painting – Create an original acrylic fine art painting on a 16” x 20” canvas.

Art Journaling – Create a handmade 9” x 12” art journal, using mixed media art paper, hand-painted canvas board covers, and book-binding techniques.

Self-expression – Express themselves through both words and visual imagery with a vast array of art supplies including paints, markers, gel pens, colored pencils, stamps, stencils, and tracing and transfer papers.

Collage – Create mixed media collage with photographs, magazine cut-outs, paper punches, and other embellishments.

ArtistJill Newman will provide supportive instruction and inspiration in fine art skills including painting, drawing, and lettering. So much fun and freedom to explore creativity and self-expression! 

Offered Week 2:  July 2-6 (no camp July 4*)  and Week 4: July 16-20

Mixed Media Sculpture Camp 

At Zazzy Peacock Mixed Media Art Camp, campers will create amazing sculptures with a variety of 3D media including:

Paper Mâché – Learn techniques to make detailed and sturdy paper mâché sculptures, finished with paints and decoupage.  

Needle Felting – Learn the unlimited potential of crafting with wool and a special needle to create soft colorful sculpture such as a toadstool, a cupcake, an animal, or anything you can imagine.

Modeling Clay – Enjoy creating figures and three dimensional art with versatile self-drying clay as well as colorful polymer clay. 

If you can imagine it, you can make it! Professional artists Jill Newman and Melissa Tritto will provide supportive instruction, expertise, and inspiration for an exciting week of fun and creativity!

Offered Week 3: July 9-13 and Week 5: July 23-27


Space is limited. You can reserve a spot on the Register page or in person at Zazzy Peacock Studios in Rockville, MD. If you have any questions, contact Jill by email at or by phone at 301-633-4714.

Learn more about the wonderful and talented Melissa Tritto at














A view of the vibrant inviting classroom at Zazzy Peacock Studios, stocked with loads of great art supplies!  Come stop by the studio to see for yourself and try a free sample project.  Zazzy Peacock Studios is in Studio A1 of Artists & Makers 2, 12280 Wilkins Avenue in Rockville, Maryland.

A gorgeous art journal spread, paint and collage, by artist Jin Jeong.  Jin worked as Jill's assistant for a mixed media camp last summer at Glen Echo Park.  You can see more of Jin's amazing work on her website.