Get ready for an exciting summer of art making!

Designed for elementary, middle, and high school students, Summer Youth Art Programs give students the opportunity to learn from artist-educators while enjoying the Museum and the bounty of Balboa Park. Summer Camps and Teen Studios include art instruction, studio activities, lunch and snack breaks, and visits to the Museum to see current exhibitions.



Member / $275
Non-Member / $315

Registration is available online, by phone, or by completing the printed registration form.

Full and partial scholarships are available. Visit the Teen Summer Studios or  Summer Camps registration page for information on how to apply.

young girl creating a watercolor painting

Summer Camps

August 7–25
Grades K–5
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

young woman drawing

Teen Summer Studios

July 24–August 4
Grades 6–12
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To receive all discounts, registration must be processed through the mail or over the phone. Please mail in the Summer Youth Programs 2017 Registration Form or call 619.696.1935 to confirm registration.


The Enraged Elephant, ca. 1600. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Edwin Binney 3rd Collection. 1990.271.