Summer Camps for the Arts: Film, Music, Theater and More

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Got a creative type? Send them away to camp to do everything they are most passionate about, whether you have a budding Matisse or a Shakespeare on your hands.

Art

Art and Garden Day Camp

Tiburon

Art, Garden, Outdoor, 

Ages 4-8, 415.435.4355

ARTifact

Corte Madera, San Francisco

ARTifact summer camp uses the a cross between art and anthropology to educate and promote creativity  

Ages 5-12, 415.335.9338

Art Maker Studio

San Rafael

Art Maker Studio is an art studio in the San Francisco Bay Area providing classes and camps for kids online as well as at professional art organizations, schools, and community centers in the North Bay.

Ages 6-11, 415.858.0278

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Sausalito

At the Bay Area Discovery Museum day camp kids get to make friends, explore new horizons, and adventure in Fort Baker National Park. 

Ages 4-15, 415.339.3907

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

Camp Create

Belvedere

Campers work with professional artists to explore a yearly theme and try new activities like singing, drumming, storytelling, and making art.

Ages 6-11, 415.435.4501

Camp Doodles

Mill Valley

Camp Doodles encourages kids to grow their creative intelligence through creative projects and outdoor activities. 

Ages 3-15, 415.388.4386

Camp Funderblast 

Cascade Canyon School, Fairfax / HV Community Center, Scott Valley Club, Mill Valley

Camp Funderblast is a local day camp that focuses on fun and making sure each child feels loved, supported, and seen. 

Ages 4-11, 415.843.1730

Camp Integem

Larkspur, San Francisco

Camp Integem is a top AR Educational camp and empowers children to explore, design, and innovate with future tech.

Ages 5-18, 408.459.0657

Chronos Academy Maker Camp

Larkspur

In Chronos Academy’s Maker Camp, kids MAKE history-inspired projects every day in all four components: Engineering, Tech Lab, Art Exploration and ReCreation. They can stay an extra hour for optional Math Club to hone math skills through games, songs, drills and prizes!

Ages 5-12, 415-383-2283 

The Camp Couture

Mill Valley

Camp Couture teaches kids about design through creative, innovative, and specialized projects.

Ages 14-18, 415.717.7326

Corte Madera Camp

Corte Madera

Corte Madera Summer Camp creates a fun and positive experience with a variety of activities from indoor/outdoor games, sports, arts and crafts, cooking, volunteer opportunities, and special guest visits. 

Ages 5-12, 415.927.5072,

Dance Palace Camp

Point Reyes Station

Dance Palace Camp offers a diverse cultural education and helps kids develop positive relationships through hands-on activities in the natural world.

Ages 6-12, 415.663.1075

Enriching U

Novato

Enriching U camp teaches kids valuable and in demand skills like animating, code, photography, creating VR worlds, and building video games with instruction from people who worked at Lucasfilm and Disney. 

Ages 10-15, 415.475.7567

Marin Christian Academy Summer Day Camp

Novato 

The Marin Christian Academy Summer Day camp has STEAM activities, sports, film, lego camp, safar, grossology, sky dome, waterslides and more.

Ages 5-12, 415.892.5713 

Mark Day School

San Rafael

Looking for summer options for your K-8 student? Mark Day School offers summer programs filled with exploration, recreation, imagination, and fun for students from all schools! Whether you’re interested in science, building, sports or performing arts, each camp at Mark Day School is filled with extraordinary experiences to learn, play and build friendships.

Mark Day School also offers morning childcare before camp begins (8:00am – 8:45am), afternoon childcare when camp ends (3:00pm – 5:00pm), as well as a summer lunch program, for an additional fee.

For camp descriptions and to register, go to markdayschool.org/summerprograms. For questions or assistance, please contact Savannah Guinn, Director of Extended Day and Summer Programs, at [email protected].

We hope to see you soon!

Ages 6 – 12, 415.472.8000

Masterworks Summer Art Camps 

Corte Madera

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Since 1997, MASTERWORKS Fine Art Studio has been inspiring families of Marin County with the magic of the creative process. Classic hands-on art instruction offered with individually themed summer camps in painting, design, drawing and perspective for children ages 6-14.

Ages 6-14, 415.945.7945

Mill Valley Recreation Summer Camps 

Mill Valley

The Mill Valley Recreation Summer Camp program offers splash/day camps, art, theater, sports, wellness, counselor in training (CIT), adaptive needs and more. 

Ages 3-14, 415.383.1370

Performing Arts Academy of Marin 

Mill Valley 

The Performing Arts Academy of Marin offers a variety of summer programs from Dance Blast Camp, Musical Mania Camp, Acting for Broadway, and Tumble and Groove Camp.

Ages 4+, 415.380.0887

OHCA: Art Exploration for Teens

Mill Valley

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts provides an environment and spaces where creativity and community can develop, expand and flourish.

Aug 7- 11, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

Ages: 13-17, 415.388.4333

Poekie Nook

Mill Valley

Create your own stuffed animals! Hand-sewing, beading and other crafts for kids age 6 and up, member drop-in and classes.

Ages 6-12, 415.326.5202

Point Bonita YMCA

Sausalito

The Point Bonita YMCA has full day programs that incorporate outdoor education, STEAM, art, and recreation activities.

Ages 5-12, 415.331.9622

River Way Ranch Camp 

Greater Bay Area, Fresno, Yosemite 

The River Way Ranch Camp offers a sleep away summer program with recreational and learning opportunities from culinary arts, ropes challenge course, film production, dance, horseback riding, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, waterskiing, wave runners and so much more. 

Ages 7-16, 559.787.2551

San Domenico School 

San Anselmo

The San Domenico summer camp has an assortment of sports, academic, and enrichment programs including art, music, digital art, film, and STEM-oriented classes.

Ages 5+, 415.258.1900

Sonoma Academy 

Santa Rosa

From robotics, baking, storytelling, and basketball, the Sonoma Academy summer camp has activities for every kid. 

Ages 10-14, 707.545.1770 

Stapleton School of Performing Arts

San Anselmo 

The Stapleton School summer program offers ballet, contemporary dance, hip hop, and musical theater camps that instill passion for the performing arts in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Ages 3-18, 415.454.5759

Steve and Kate’s Camp

Corte Madera, Santa Rosa

At Steve and Kate’s Camp kids choose from a variety of activities including sewing, stop-motion animation, music, sports and recreation, makers crafts, bread making, and more.

Ages 4-13, 415.604.0078,

Studio 4 Art

Mill Valley 

Studio 4 Art summer programs camps focused on fashion and design, ceramics, clay, and pottery, painting and drawing, street art, photography, and magical mystery.

Art, 3-15, 415.596.5546

Summer Fashion and Sewing Camp

Mill Valley, San Rafael

The Summer Fashion and Sewing Camp summer program teaches children the basics of garments, hometextile, and mend sewing.

Ages 10-12, 415.328.4598 

The Image Flow 

Mill Valley, San Anselmo

The Image Flow summer program builds kids and teens creativity and familiarity with photography. 

Ages 11-19, 415.388.3569

Tiburon Adventure Camp 

Tiburon

Kids in pool Tiburon Adventure camp

Be part of the fun this summer at the Tiburon Adventure Camp! We will be hosting a variety of summer time activities to beat the heat in a fun interactive environment. Events will be tailored around weekly themes to captivate interest and keep the good times going. Highlights include swimming, movies, field trips, and special events!

Ages 2-8, 415.435.4366

Tahoe Summer Camps

Truckee

Tahoe Summer Camps, based in Lake Tahoe and Truckee, offer programs for adventurers, blacksmiths, sailors, engineers, scientists, artists and more. 

Ages 4 – 14, 530.414.9316

The Spring Hill School 

Petaluma

The Spring Hill School summer camps offer activities that focus on innovation, creative expression, science, the natural world, and art.

Ages 2-14, 707.763.9222

Transcendence Kids Camp 

Sonoma

The Transcendence Kids Camp is led by Broadway Artists and is a musical theater camp that builds confidence, inspires creativity and instills well-being in a supportive environment. 

Ages 7-12 and 13-17, 877.424.1414, 

UC Berkeley embARC Summer Design Academy 

Berkeley 

The UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design’s embARC summer program offers high school students the opportunity to explore architecture, urban design and sustainable city planning through integrated components, sustainable city planning workshop, a digital design workshop, environmental design conversations series and material exploration workshop. 

Ages 16-18, 510.643.1188

Blacksmithing

Tahoe Summer Camps

Truckee

Tahoe Summer Camps, based in Lake Tahoe and Truckee, offer programs for adventurers, blacksmiths, sailors, engineers, scientists, artists and more. 

Ages 4-14, 530.414.9316

Creative

Art Maker Studio

San Rafael

Art Maker Studio is an art studio in the San Francisco Bay Area providing classes and camps for kids online as well as at professional art organizations, schools, and community centers in the North Bay.

Ages 6-11, 415.858.0278

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Our summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

OHCA Youth Creativity Camp

Mill Valley

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts provides an environment and spaces where creativity and community can develop, expand and flourish.

July 31- Aug 4, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Ages: 8-12, 415.388.4333

Poekie Nook

Mill Valley

Create your own stuffed animals! Hand-sewing, beading and other crafts for kids age 6 and up, member drop-in and classes

Ages 6-12, 415.326.5202

Dance

Aerial Arts and Dance Camps

San Rafael

At the Aerial Arts and Dance summer camp students will balance creative time with structured learning to exercise their imagination and muscles. 

Ages 6-18, 415.895.8032

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Our summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

Dance Palace Camp

Point Reyes Station

Dance Palace Camp provides diverse cultural education through hands-on activities in the natural world focused to develop positive relationships with one another. 

Ages 6-12, 415.663.1075

Dance With Sherry Camp 

San Rafael 

Dance with Sherry Summer Camp offers street drumming, cheerleading, musical theater, jazz, hip hop and TAP. 

Ages 4-5+, 415.499.1986,

Katia and Company

San Rafael

Katia and Company summer programs include day camps, their Back to Broadway camp, and Dance to Disney camp.

Ages 7-14, 415.305.2153

Marin Dance Theatre 

San Rafael, Corte Madera 

Marin Dance Theater

Marin Dance Theatre’s summer dance programs focus on empowering children through dance. Summer Camps for 3-9 year olds, visit www.mdt.org for more information and to register — Join us!

Ages 3-9, 415.499.8891

Performing Arts Academy of Marin 

Mill Valley 

The Performing Arts Academy of Marin offers a variety of summer programs from Dance Blast Camp, Musical Mania Camp, Acting for Broadway, and Tumble and Groove Camp.

Ages 4+, 415.380.0887

RoCo Dance 

Mill Valley 

RoCo youth programs range from beginners to aspiring professionals with a curriculum that offers contemporary, ballet, jazz, hip hop, and breakdancing. 

Ages 8-18, 415.388.6786

Summer Industry Dance Intensive

San Rafael

The Summer Industry Dance Intensive summer program provides an opportunity for kids to learn to dance, make friends, and have fun with daily arts and crafts, group games, movies, and of course lots of dancing. 

Ages 12+, 818.616.4010

Tutu School 

Larkspur 

At the Tutu Summer Camp children take ballet classes, decorate costumes, learn the story of ballet, and create their own productions. 

Ages 3-8, 415.419.5610

American Dance Training Camps’ Ultimate Sierra Mountains Dance Camp

Tahoe

ADTC overnight dance camps offer a tight-nit, all girl community that focuses on dance and reconnecting with the authentic “self.”

Ages 8-17, 866.383.ADTC

Fashion

ARTifact

Corte Madera, San Francisco

ARTifact summer camp uses the a cross between art and anthropology to educate and promote creativity 

Ages 5-12, 415.335.9338

The Camp Couture

Mill Valley

Camp Couture is fashion savvy and teaches kids about design through creative, innovative, and specialized projects.

Ages 14-18, 415.717.7326

Summer Fashion and Sewing Camp

Mill Valley, San Rafael

The Summer Fashion and Sewing Camp summer program teaches children the basics of garments, hometextile, and mend sewing.

Ages 10-12, 415.328.4598 

Film 

River Way Ranch Camp 

Greater Bay Area, Fresno, Yosemite 

The River Way Ranch Camp offers a sleep away summer program with recreational and learning opportunities from culinary arts, ropes challenge course, film production, dance, horseback riding, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, waterskiing, wave runners and so much more. 

Ages 7 – 16, 559.787.2551

San Domenico School 

San Anselmo

The San Domenico Summer camp has an assortment of sports, academic, and enrichment programs including art, music, digital art, film, and STEM-oriented classes.

Ages 5+, 415.258.1900

Throckmorton Theatre

Mill Valley

The Throckmorton Theatre offers programs that cover theater, music, comedy, spoken word, visual arts, education, and film.

Ages 6-15, 415.383.9613

Makers

Art Maker Studio

San Rafael

Art Maker Studio is an art studio in the San Francisco Bay Area providing classes and camps for kids online as well as at professional art organizations, schools, and community centers in the North Bay.

Ages 6-11, 415.858.0278

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Our summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

Camp Doodles

Mill Valley

Their motto is kids are amazing and deserve to do amazing things. This camp allows kids to grow their creative intelligence through making and get active with numerous exciting outdoor activities. 

Ages 3-15, 415.388.4386

Chronos Academy Maker Camp

Larkspur

Maker Camp focuses on using science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM), to build, create, and discover.

Ages 5-12, 415.383.2283 

Poekie Nook

Mill Valley

Create your own stuffed animals! Hand-sewing, beading and other crafts for kids age 6 and up, member drop-in and classes

Ages 6-12, 415.326.5202

Steve and Kate’s Camp

Corte Madera, Santa Rosa

At Steve and Kate’s Camp kids choose from a variety of activities including sewing, stop-motion animation, music, sports and recreation, makers crafts, bread making, and more.

Ages 4-13, 415.604.0078,

Music 

Camp Create

Belvedere

Campers work with professional artists to explore a yearly theme and try new activities like singing, drumming, storytelling, making art, and having fun. 

Ages 6-11, 415.435.4501

Lake Tahoe Music Camp 

Stateline of Nevada

The Lake Tahoe Music camp is a sleepaway experience that proves a memorable and exceptional musical education for students.

Ages 12-18, 775.784.4278

Marin Christian Academy Summer Day Camp

Novato 

The Marin Christian Academy Summer Day camp has STEAM activities, sports, film, lego camp, safar, grossology, sky dome, waterslides and more.

Ages 5-12, 415.892.5713, 

Marin Girls Chorus

Novato

The Marin Girls Chorus summer program empowers girls through music education and the joy of collaborative singing.

Ages 5-12, 415.827.7335

Marin Idol Summer Performance Camp

Mill Valley 

Marin Idol Summer Performance Camp and Piano Band Camp help kids ace their auditions, overcome fears, and learn how to play the piano.

Ages 9-18, 415.383.5395

Summer Sing with Singers Marin

Mill Valley 

Sumer Sings Summer Camp has dancing, art, and of course singing where kids can express themselves and make new friendships.

Ages 6-13, 415.383.3712

Media Arts

The Image Flow 

Mill Valley, San Anselmo

The Image Flow summer program builds kids and teens creativity and familiarity with photography. 

Ages 11-19, 415.388.3569

Sonoma Academy 

Santa Rosa

From robotics, baking, storytelling, and basketball, the Sonoma Academy summer camp has activities for every kid. 

Ages 10-14, 707.545.1770 

Fantastical Adventures Day Camp

Tiburon

Fantastical Adventures have camps for your child’s favorite fantasies including Lord of the Rings, Percy Jackson, Pokemon, Harry Potter and more.

Ages 8-12, 415.435.4355

Theater

Academy Deturk Performing Arts Workshops

San Rafael

Academy Deturk Performing Arts summer program focuses on giving children confidence, poise, and professional theater skills. Their classes include acting, singing, movements, and improvisation.

Ages 8-16, 415.456.4297

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Our summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

Dance Palace Camp

Point Reyes Station

Dance Palace Camp offers a diverse cultural education and helps kids develop positive relationships through hands-on activities in the natural world.

Ages 6-12, 415.663.1075

Katia and Company

San Rafael

Katia and Company summer programs include day camps, their Back to Broadway camp, and Dance to Disney camps.

Ages 7-14, 415.305.2153

Marin Theatre Company Summer Camp

Mill Valley

The Marin Theatre Company summer camp offers classes for acting, improv, and playwriting. 

Ages 4-18, 415.322.6049, 415.388.5200

Marin Shakespeare Company

San Rafael

Come join the fun at Marin Shakespeare Company’s Youth Summer Camps.  There, campers will enjoy physical games and activities, learning about and performing Shakespeare, interacting safely with peers, skilled and caring Teaching Artists, and so much more! Register now.

Ages 8-19, 415.499.4487

Performing Arts Academy of Marin 

Mill Valley 

The Performing Arts Academy of Marin offers a variety of summer programs from Dance Blast Camp, Musical Mania Camp, Acting for Broadway, and Tumble and Groove Camp.

Ages 4+, 415.380.0887

Point Bonita YMCA

Sausalito

The Point Bonita YMCA has full day programs that incorporate outdoor education, STEAM, art, and recreation activities.

Ages 5-12, 415.331.9622

San Domenico School 

San Anselmo

The San Domenico Summer camp has an assortment of sports, academic, and enrichment programs including art, music, digital art, film, and STEM-oriented classes.

Ages 5+, 415.258.1900

Sonoma Academy

Santa Rosa

From robotics, baking, storytelling, and basketball, the Sonoma Academy summer camp has activities for every kid. 

Ages 10-14, 707.545.1770

Throckmorton Theatre

Mill Valley

The Throckmorton Theatre offers programs that cover theater, music, comedy, spoken word, visual arts, education, and film.

Ages 6-15, 415.383.9613

Writing

Branson Summer

Ross

Branson is located on 17 acres nestled in a small valley in the heart of Marin County. Summer programs use the full campus for experimentation, exploration and inspiration.

Ages 11-18, 415.454.3612

Video

San Domenico School 

San Anselmo

The San Domenico Summer camp has an assortment of sports, academic, and enrichment programs including art, music, digital art, film, and STEM-oriented classes.

Ages 5+, 415.258.1900