California Arts Camps

Performing Arts and Fine Arts Programs in California

The best California arts camps include California theater and drama camps, California dance camps, California music camps, visual arts and literary arts camps.

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San Rafael, CA

Coed ages 9-15

415-x49-CAMP

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Idyllwild, CA

Coed ages 5-18

951-468-7265

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program

The Idyllwild Arts Summer Program provides high caliber arts instruction and memorable arts immersion workshops to a diverse student population of all ages and abilities, with intensive practical instruction in all the visual arts and performing arts.

Laytonville, CA

Coed all ages

510-525-4304

Camp Winnarainbow

Our performance philosophy emphasizes taking risks in a physically and emotionally safe environment. Drawing from the world of circus and theatrical arts, we teach timing, balance, and a sense of humor. We honor the creative spirit of each child in an atmosphere of approval and mutual encouragement.

Santa Barbara, CA

Girls ages 7-15

805-699-5247

Girls Rock Summer Day Camp

Girls Rock Santa Barbara is a day camp where girls ages 7-15 explore the joys and challenges of collaborative music-making while guided by inspirational female mentors. In one week, campers form bands, write an original song and perform live at an end of week performance for family and friends. 

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San Francisco, CA

Coed ages 5-11

415-821-0130

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Campers at Katherine Michiels School thrive in our Reggio Emilia inspired learning community. Experienced teachers and counselors bring songs, music, language, dance, games and art into each session’s focus.

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Loma Mar, CA

Coed ages 10-15

510-858-5313

Jam Camp West

Jam Camp provides youth of all skill levels an extremely high quality music education curriculum taught by leading educators, which includes traditional and contemporary musical styles and exposure to the cultural underpinnings of jazz. In addition, fun outdoor activities and creative adventures are held each day.

Ojai, CA

Girls 5th-12th Grades

805-699-5247

Amplify Sleep Away Camp

Campers choose a specialty to focus on each week they are enrolled. Some girls choose different specialties each week, some stay with the same area for two or more weeks. Tracks include rock band, film making & photography, journalism, music production and more.

Squaw Valley, CA

Girls ages 8-17

866-383-2382

American Dance Training Camp

At ADTC, you'll take 4 - 5 dance classes per-day, taught by our professional choreographers. The core dance disciplines are contemporary, hip hop and jazz (styles vary and may include Bwy or lyrical). Elective dance classes include ballet, tap & world dance.

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Stanford, CA

Coed ages 9-18

866-656-3342

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Digital Media Academy offers campers ages 9-18 a unique opportunity to live the life of a university student as they dorm in Stanford's overnight housing, develop STEAM skills, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Courses in AI, illustration, animation, photography, and more are available.

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Los Angeles, CA

Coed ages 13-19

646-828-3558

School of Creative & Performing Arts

SOCAPA, the School of Creative and Performing Arts, is one of the premier visual and performing arts summer camps for teens, ages 13 to 19, in the world. Nowhere else will you find this level of creative intensity combined with this much fun.

San Francisco Bay Area

Coed grades K-12th

510-296-4433

Bay Area Children's Theatre Camps

A fun and engaging summer camp experience that encourages creativity and teamwork. Musical theatre camps, Little Performers camps, Improv camps, Teen Performers camps in various Bay Area locations.

Cazadero, CA

Coed ages 10-18

510-527-7500

Cazadero Music Camp

Combining music and nature in a truly unique setting, young musicians develop a love of music which lasts a lifetime. We provide a nurturing, inspirational environment for young musicians ages 10-18. Cazadero offers a dynamic music education program that strikes a thoughtful balance between in-depth music education and carefree summer camp fun.

Los Angeles, CA

Coed ages 12-22

909-268-0615

Young Actors Camp

Young Actors Camp is an educational service established in 2000. Since our inception, we have piloted various after-school programs and camps, all with the same adage in mind: "Make it fun, then knowledge is unavoidable." Utilizing an immersion learning atmosphere, our themed camp experiences become a means for learning focused subject matter.

San Francisco Bay Area

Coed grades PreK-10th

415-388-4386

Camp Doodles

Think of Camp Doodles as an incubator for kids where they grow their creative intelligence through making and art. Start with basic materials and create something functional or extraordinary.

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