Summer Art Camp

Spend your summer making art at the de Young! Summer Art Camp classes for children ages 6–12 are taught by professional artist-teachers. Classes include explorations of the museum’s galleries, studio experience and adventures in Golden Gate Park.

Classes take place Monday-Friday from 9 am–3 pm in the de Young galleries and studio classrooms. Our Open Studio aftercare is available from 3–5:30 pm and offers an open-structured time in the studio classrooms. Children are grouped according to age: 6-7, 8-9, 10-12.

Summer Art Camp is open June 19 through August 11, 2017.

Week 1 | June 19-23Animals in Art
Week 2 | June 26-30Sculptacular
Week 3 | July 10-14An Artist Eye: Drawing and Painting
Week 4 | July 17-21Animals in Art
Week 5 | July 24-28Printmaking: Experiment and Revision
Week 6 | July 31-August 4An Artist Eye: Drawing and Painting
Week 7 | August 7-11Mixed-Media

Camp Prices


Camp Day Ticket: $360 | 9 am-3 pm
Open Studio (must include Camp Day ticket): $155 | 3 pm-5:30 pm 

Camp Day Ticket: $390 | 9am-3pm
Open Studio (must include Camp Day ticket): $170 | 3pm-5:30pm 


Open Enrollment for Members & Non-Members: February 1, 2017, 9 am. Enroll here.

Additional Information

Questions? Email

Download the Summer Art Camp brochure for more details.


Summer Art Camp scholarships are made possible with support from the de Youngsters.