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Camp Information

Are your kids ready to get their hands dirty and create art in the open air of the Sonoma Community Center’s outdoor studio spaces this summer? All camps are run by real artists! Campers will experience our state-of-the-art studios and equipment for sewing, clay, printmaking and more!  We are committed to providing a safe and welcoming camp environment where youth of all backgrounds and abilities can become confident learners who take risks and artistically engage in their world. Our staff will work with parents to ensure a successful experience.

All camps will offer an artistic community of inclusion for all identities of gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity.

Pay-What-You-Can: At check out you will be given three price options. This sliding scale model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

Scholarship information here! 

All Outdoors:  In order to provide a safe covid-19 environment for students and staff, Sonoma Community Center summer camps will be held outside. We are working hard to create a comfortable environment with ample shade. With that in mind, please provide your children with refillable water-bottles, hats and sunscreen. We will have ice water available for students to refill their bottles.

COVID-19: For further covid-19 information and safety protocols please click here.

See Our Space here! 

Sample schedule

10:00 am: Drop off: Parents/guardians must sign their child in

10:00-10:15: Intro and break out into groups

10:15-12:15: Lesson

12:15-1:00 Lunch

1:15-3:00: Lesson

3:00 pm: Pick up: Parents must sign out their child

If you have any questions regarding camps please email [email protected]

Clay and Art Camp, Ages 6-9

 4 sessions: June 13-17, June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 5-8 (short week because of the holiday) / 10 am- 3:00 pm

A one-week summer camp designed to give students the opportunity to work in clay, print, and mixed media. Students will explore and learn to communicate and express themselves through art and movement.  The first half of the week will have a hands-on focus in clay. The remaining projects will focus on printmaking and fiber. Each one week camp is run three times and can be repeated. Must register for each session separately.

Pay-What-You-Can: $300 / $350 / $400 Per week

*This pay-what-you-can model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

To apply for a scholarship click here

Theatre Camp, Ages 13-17

Theatre Camp  2 weeks,  June 13-June 24 / 10 am- 3:00 pm    Ages 13-17

Dive into Summer with this creative opportunity to play theater games, sharpen social skills and to simply have fun-  all while putting on a show.  The first week will include an introduction to singing, movement, improv and character play.  Students will then get the chance to apply their new skills during the 2nd week while they collaborate and rehearse a show specifically designed for them.  This 2 week Camp will culminate with a live performance for students’ family and friends.

Pay-What-You-Can: $600/ $700/ $800 

*This pay-what-you-can model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

To apply for a scholarship click here

Self Expression Camp, Ages 13-17

Self Expression Camp!  2 weeks, July 11-22 / 10 am- 3:00 pm  / Teens Ages 13-17

We are partnering with Positive Images to provide a safe and inclusive space for teens to find their artistic voice through radical self expression. In this two week camp students will explore themes that matter to them through a variety of unconventional art forms led by Bay-area artists.  Students will also learn how art can be used as an outlet to communicate issues important to them.

This camp will offer an artistic community of inclusion for all identities of gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity.

(Positive Images is a grassroots organization whose mission is to provide support, advocacy and education to Sonoma County’s LGBTQIA+ community. We nurture positive self image through creating an affirming environment where everyone can explore their identities, develop leadership skills and participate in building a just and equitable society)

Pay-What-You-Can: $600/ $700/ $800 

*This pay-what-you-can model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

To apply for a scholarship click here

Fiber Camp, Ages 10-15

Fiber Camp / 2 sessions: July 18-22 or July 25-29 / 10 am- 3:00 pm  / Ages 10-17

WEEK 1: All things textiles! The first week will be a variety of fun fiber crafts and skill building. Projects will include pom-pom making, tassels, fabric printing/dyeing, macrame, bracelet braids, and weaving.

WEEK 2: Dive into creative machine and hand sewing. Campers will create fun projects like pillows and and an easy and fashionable top as well as learn various hand sewing techniques like sashiko and straight stitch. They will also learn how to use the sewing machine to create their own clothing items.   Open to everyone – all skill levels welcome.

*Must register for each week separately

Pay-What-You-Can : $300 / $350 / $400 per week.

*This pay-what-you-can model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

To apply for a scholarship click here

Upcycle Camp, Ages 10-15

Upcycle Movie Making Camp  / July 25-29 / 10 am- 3:00 pm  / Ages 10-17

A one-week camp for youth to discover the world of upcycled movie making. They will use their imagination and innovation to write, build and create their own stop motion short film using unlikely materials like bicycle tubes,  magazines, plastic bags and old t-shirts. This camp will be designed to raise awareness and understanding of environmental sustainability and it’s intersection of arts and the environment. They will walk away feeling empowered and ready to create from found materials all around them!

Pay-What-You-Can : $300 / $350 / $400

*This pay-what-you-can model is designed to meet parents where they are. When you pay the top tier you will be helping provide education for other students.

To apply for a scholarship click here