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Arts Camps
Theatre Camps are a fun and creative summer activity. Most theater camps are held at theaters, schools or community centers. Check out the theater and circus arts camps below.

Featured Theatre & Performing Arts Camps
Children's Musical Theater
~ San Jose
CMT, Silicon Valley's most acclaimed theater camp, offers three two-week musical theater camps for ages pre-k through high school. Dates are June 17-July 2, July 9-July 24 and July 28-August 12. Learn with the Bay Area’s premiere acting, dance and voice instructors while having FUN! Camp is a great way for beginners to learn the basics and for all levels to grow as a performer. Each session ends with a performance for family and friends. As needed, we offer before-and after-camp child care in a creatively active environment. Stage your Dream at CMT this summer! Register today at

Stage Door Conservatory
~ Berkeley
Stage Door Conservatory provides supportive and uplifting summer performing arts camps for children in grades 2–12.  Both children new to theater and young actors with well-developed skills will enjoy our conservatory and the immersion in singing, acting, dancing, stage-craft and performance we provide. Session are 2–6 weeks long and begin June 23. Financial aid options available. This year, On Broadway for 5–9th graders presents Disney’s “CAMP ROCK: The Musical.” 209-213-2103 or

More Performing Arts Camps ~ San Francisco
ACT Young Conservatory - San Francisco
BAT Improv Summer Camps - San Francisco
Bay Area Shakespeare Camps - San Francisco
Fei Tian Academy of the Arts - San Francisco
JCCSF Theater Camps - San Francisco
Linda Bulgo's Musical Theater Camp - San Francisco
The Marsh - San Francisco
Musical Theatre Works - San Francisco
Ray of Light Theatre
- San Francisco
San Francisco Opera Guild
- San Francisco
Summer Circus Camp - San Francisco
Walt Disney Family Museum Discovery Summer Camps - San Francisco

More Performing Arts Camps
~ North Bay
San Domenico Summer Camps - San Anselmo
Camp Winnarainbow - Laytonville
Marin Theatre Company - Mill Valley
Novato Theater Company - Novato
Marin Shakespeare Company
- San Rafael
Rhoten Productions Summer Camps - Sonoma

More Performing Arts Camps ~ Peninsula
Bay Area Shakespeare Camps - Burlingame, Pacifica, Los Altos, Palo Alto, San Mateo
Hillbarn Theatre Conservatory - Foster City
Dragon Productions Theatre Summer Acting Camp for Kids - Palo Alto
Hope Musical Theatre - Palo Alto
TheatreWorks - Palo Alto
Portola Valley Theatre Conservatory - Portola Valley
San Carlos Children's Theater - San Carlos
Bay Area Educational Theater Company - San Mateo
Pied Piper Players - San Mateo
Pirate Camp - Stanford

More Performing Arts Camps
~ South Bay
Theater in the Summer - Campbell
California Theatre Center Summer Conservatory - Cupertino
Bay Area Shakespeare Camps - Cupertino, San Jose
Gavilan STAR Program - Gilroy
Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center - Los Gatos
Camp Shakespear - Los Gatos
Los Gatos Youth Theater - Los Gatos
India Community Center - Milpitas, Sunnyvale
Oakwood Summer Performing Arts Camp - Morgan Hill
Peninsula Youth Theatre - Mountain View
888 Monkeys Summer Arts Program - San Jose
Children's Musical Theater of San Jose - San Jose
City Lights Theater Company - San Jose
Conservatory of Arts at Presentation - San Jose
Presentation Repertory Summer Theatre Program - San Jose
San Jose Rep's Creative Dramatics for Kids - San Jose
Tabard Youth Summer Musical Theatre Workshops - San Jose
Willow Glen Children's Theatre - San Jose
Upper Floor Studio Musical Theatre Summer Program - Santa Clara
Young Actors Theatre Camp - Santa Cruz

More Performing Arts Camps
~ East Bay
Alameda Children's Musical Theatre - Alameda
Bay Area Children's Theatre - Alameda, Piedmont, San Ramon
Bay Area Shakespeare Camps - Alameda, Berkeley, Fremont, Piedmont, Pleasanton
Berkeley Playhouse - Berkeley
Berkeley Repertory Theatre - Berkeley
Ha Ha This A Way - Berkeley
Contra Costa Civic Theater Drama Camp - El Cerrito
Roy's Magic Camp - Lafayette, Livermore
California Shakespeare Theater - Lafayette, Oakland
ActSmart Children's Theater - Livermore
Valley Dance Theatre - Livermore
Aurora School - Oakland
Children's Fairyland - Oakland
Grand Lake Montessori Opera Camp - Oakland
Piedmont Performing Arts Summer Camp
- Oakland
Fireshouse Arts Center - Pleasanton
Standing Ovations Summer Theater Arts Camp - Walnut Creek

Circus Camps
Camp Winnarainbow
~ Laytonville
Northern California's premiere sleepaway circus and performing arts camp. Founded by cultural icon Wavy Gravy in 1975, Camp Winnarainbow is located 3 hours north of the Bay Area in beautiful Mendocino County. We offer one and two week sessions for children ages 7-14. Classes include trapeze and aerials, juggling, clowning, gymnastics, stilt-walking, drama, multi-cultural dance, martial arts, tightrope, magic, music, art, and environmental awareness. All sessions end with a fabulous show for families & friends.

Rhythmix Creative Kids Camps - Alameda
Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center - Los Gatos
Kinetic Arts Center - Oakland
Trapeze Arts - Oakland
Summer Circus Camp - San Francisco
888 Monkeys Summer Arts Program - San Jose