Summer Afternoon Workshops & All-Day Camps

Available for children entering Grades 1-5 in Fall 2020

For descriptions of workshops, click the name of the workshop. To enroll, click on the enroll button by the workshop of choice.

Note: Single-day drop-ins are on a space-available basis for most weeks. Photo Explorers classes require a minimum attendance of 2 sequential day drop-ins.

June 8-12  1:00-5:00pm
Painting & Drawing
June 15-20 – FULL DAY CAMP!   10:00 am – 4:30pm  $495
MAD Camp (Music, Art & Drama)
See Below
June 22-26 – YOUNGER STUDENTS WEEK! 1:00-4:00pm
Young Artists Workshop (Grades Kindergarten & 1st Grades)
June 29 – July 3   1:00-5:00pm
Printmaking, Stamps & Stencils
July 6-10  1:00-5:00pm
Observational Drawing – 3 days
July 13-17  FULL DAY CAMP! 9:30am-5:00pm
Land Sea & City AND Papermaking & Bookmaking (optional half day)
See Below
July 20-24  1:00-5:00pm
Art in the Garden
July 27-31  1:00-5:00pm
Art & Science
August 3-7   1:00-5:00pm
Art in the Garden, Week #1
August 10-14  FULL DAY CAMP! 9:30am-5:00pm
Drama & Puppet Theater (or optional half day)
See Below
Aug 17-21,   1:00-5:00pm
Art in the Garden, Week #2


4-hour Afternoon Workshop  $320   |  3-hour Young Artists Workshop (Week of June 22)  $240

Full day camp fees. see details for each camp below…

Single-day Drop-in fees (pending available space):

3-hr workshop $65  | 4-hr workshop $80



Sign up by May 10 and save 15% on any full-week summer full-day camp* or afternoon workshop enrollment!

* Early enrollment discount not available for MAD Camp 


June 15-20 – MAD Camp (Music, Art & Drama!)

This multi-disciplinary camp features fun instruction and workshops with Fort Mason residents Young Performers Theatre (put on a play!), the San Francisco Children’s Art Center (artmaking!), and Blue Bear School of Music (explore instruments, play in a band!).

Parents can enroll children entering grades 1-5 in the fallin the week long “MAD Camp” from 10 am to 4:30 pm, which includes a supervised lunchtime break (lunch not included). Friday will be a longer day, until 5:30 pm, and includes performances at Blue Bear and YPT and a chance to view the week’s artworks. Morning Extended Care is available at YPT from 8:30 am to 10 am for $75.
Daily drop-ins and early enrollment discount are not available for this camp.

To enroll, view all classes, or click on a class name below.

Monday to Friday – June 15-20
10:00-4:30 (Full day)
MAD Camp, Full Day (includes lunchtime supervision)

July 13-17 – Two Workshops in One Week Camp

Join us in the morning for Land, Sea & City where Fort Mason’s community garden, public art, historical landmarks, and marine wildlife will be the inspiration for our artmaking. In the afternoons, we’ll explore Papermaking & Bookmaking, where we will make our own paper and handmade books that we’ll fill with our stories and illustrations. Full and half-day camps available.

Monday to Friday – July 13-17
9:30-5:00 (Full day)
 Both workshops each day! (includes lunchtime supervision)
9:30-12:30 (AM only)
Land, Sea & City Workshop
1:00-5:00 (PM Only)
Papermaking & Bookmaking Workshop

August 12-16 – Fort Mason Performing Arts & Visual Arts Camp

This August, spend the full day (or an optional half day) with Fort Mason partners, Young Performers Theatre  (YPT) and San Francisco Children’s Art Center. Enjoy 3 hours of performing arts games in the morning, followed by a supervised lunch and 4 hours of visual arts with a puppet making workshop with SFCAC. Daily drop-ins available for afternoons only.

Monday to Friday – August 10-14
9:30-5:00 (Full day)
SFCAC & YPT Camp, Full Day (includes lunchtime supervision)
9:30-12:30 (AM only)
Drama Workshop with YPT
1:00-5:00 (PM Only)
Puppet Theater Workshop with SFCAC

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call us at 415.771.0292 or email us at