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 


Reservations for Summer Camp 2017 are closed.

Additional Information

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Download the Summer Art Camp brochure for more details.


Summer Art Camp scholarships are made possible with support from the de Youngsters. The de Youngsters support group is dedicated to making the de Young and the Legion of Honor vibrant hubs of family life. Proceeds from de Youngsters activities—including the annual Art Party fund-raising gala—support accessibility services, way-finding, and dynamic programming for children, teens and families.