Get ready for a new and exciting summer of art making!

Designed for elementary, middle, and high school students, Virtual Summer Youth Art Programs give students the opportunity to learn from artist-educators while enjoying the Museum virtually. Virtual Summer Camps and Teen Studios include live art instruction with lesson plans, studio activities, and online tours of the Museum accessed through your computer!

Lea sobre el Programa de arte virtual de verano para jóvenes del San Diego Museum of Art en español.


Virtual Summer Camps

July 19–23, 2021
July 26–30, 2021
Grades 1–5
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m.–noon and a special exhibition session on Friday from 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Virtual Teen Summer Studios

August 2–6, 2021
August 9–13, 2021
Grades 6–12
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m.–noon and a special exhibition session on Friday from 1:00–2:00 p.m.

2021 Registration

Virtual Summer Camps and Teen Summer Studio Program Fees

Virtual Summer Camp | Grades 1-5

Member | $100
Nonmember | $120

Virtual Teen Summer Studio | Grades 6-12

Member | $120
Nonmember | $150

*Please note: Instructors will provide a list of suggested supplies to parents and guardians two weeks prior to their registered student’s camp or studio start date.

The Museum will not provide materials.

How to Register

Space is limited. Register now:


The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to have awarded multiple full scholarships for the 2021 Virtual Summer Youth Art Programs. We look forward to offering additional scholarship opportunities for the 2022 Summer Youth Art Programs, details for which will be available Spring 2022.

After Registration

Please read the following documents regarding Summer Camp and Teen Summer Studio policies and procedures, and return all completed forms to the Museum prior to the first day of the program.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations prior to or on the Friday before your child’s camp/studio begins will receive a 100% refund. After the first day of your child’s camp/studio, no refunds will be issued for any reason.

Featured Image: Squirrel and Plum blossom Branch, 16th-17th century. Ink on paper, hanging scroll. Bequest of Elsie S. Kimberly. 1966.91