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HSArts Summer Camps 2021
June 14 - August 13
3 Sessions | All Summer


Schedule a virtual or in-person school tour!

Registration is now open!

San Francisco High School of the Arts (HSArts) offers a variety of programs in a state-of-the-art facility with large, spacious studios and classrooms.

HSArts summer offerings include intensive programs in dance, visual arts, and film making, accelerated high school credit courses, and youth day camps.

  • Session I: June 14 - July 2
  • Session II: July 5 - July 23*
  • Session III: July 26 - August 13

Youth Programs Fun-filled arts and language day camps for ages 5 - 10
Pre-Professional Arts Summer intensive programs in dance, art, musical theatre and film for ages 9 - 18
Middle and High School Academic Courses SAT and math courses for high school credit

*Please note: Camps are cancelled on Monday, July 5 due to public holiday.

Our HSArts Summer Camps fully comply with SF Department of Public Health (DPH) requirements
Please see details at the bottom of this page.)
Youth Programs 5-10
Youth Artist Camp: Ages 5-11
Sessions I, II, III
(half-day option available)
9:30am–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

"Explore a variety of the arts such as dance, musical theatre, singing, arts & crafts.”

Chinese Language & Culture Camp: Ages 6+
Sessions II, III
9:30am–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

"Immerse yourself in Chinese language and traditions through dance, calligraphy and painting."

Pre-professional Arts 9-18
Dance Intensive Advanced: Ages 11+
Sessions I, II, III
9:30am–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Reach your maximum dance potential in classical ballet or Chinese dance.”

*Scholarship opportunities for talented dancers — ask about the auditions*

Dance Intensive Intermediate: Ages 9+
Sessions I, II, III
1:00pm–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Improve your technique, flexibility and strength in a fun and focused environment.”

Visual Arts Intensive - Advanced (Drawing): Ages 13+
June 14 - July 9 (4 weeks)
9:30am–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Master the methodologies and the technical building blocks needed to become a well-rounded visual artist.”

Visual Arts Intensive - Advanced (Oil painting): Ages 13+
July 12 - August 6 (4 weeks)
9:30am–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Learn to mix colors and observe how light sources affect color to accurately reproduce real life subjects when painting with oils.”

Visual Arts Intensive: Ages 9-11
Session I, II, III
9:30am–12:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Refine your skills in drawing, painting and design with professional artists.”

Future Filmmakers Camp: Ages 9-13
Session I
1:00pm–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Learn how to film and edit videos to tell a story through fun, hands-on experience.”

Animation I - Intro (Flip books): Ages 9-13
Session II
1:00pm-4:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Campers will finish a colored flip book with original character and background. No computer is needed for this camp.”

Animation II - ProCreate (Digital): Ages 9-13
Session III
1:00pm–4:00pm, Monday–Friday

“Campers will design and develop an original character and bring it to life on their iPad.”

Musical Theatre Camp: Ages 9-14
Session II
9:30am–12:30pm, Monday–Friday

“Explore the world of Musical Theatre while strengthening your voice, stage presence and confidence.”

Online Classes
Sessions I, II, III
Contact us for more details

Various Dance, Art, Chinese, and Academic classes made available online for families that prefer to stay home.

Middle & High School Academic Programs
Math Courses
Pre-Algebra: July 6 - August 13 (6 weeks)
2:30pm, MondayFriday

“Earn credits in Pre-Algebra to open up your schedule in high school for AP math courses.”

Intensive SAT Workshop: Ages 14+
2 week session: June 14 - 24
1:00pm–5:00pm, Monday–Thursday

“Prepare for the SAT in this two-week intensive summer workshop of test taking strategies, mock tests, and one-on-one help.”

Registration Fee
Early drop off


Fees apply
HSArts COVID guidelines

Each of our summer camps aims to have a teacher-student ratio of 1:10.

           Following DPH Guidelines, HSArts Summer Camps require:

          1. Temperature checks for all campers and staff upon arrival;
          2. Children 24+ months and adults to wear masks while indoors on campus;
          3. Physical distancing of 3 feet when community transmission is high.

As we continue to face the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, HSArts is committed to supporting families this summer. If you are uncomfortable with our in-person summer option, we will work with you to find the best solution for your family.

  • “Both sisters truly enjoyed every single day attended. Thank you for the great staff, programs and facility!”

    — Yvonne, parent of 12 & 8-year-olds

  • “This is the best summer camp I ever had!”

    — Angel, age 13

  • "...AMAZING. The teacher and staff dedication is beyond par."

    — Parent

  • "My daughter progressed so much in dance in just one summer!"

    — Nan, parent of 11-year-old

  • "Dance classes were so fun and the teachers were so amazing that I wanted to stay for full-time!"

    — Jocelyn, student

Save up to $1000 for referrals!
Help your friends save $50 off camp tuition.
Receive a $50 voucher for each referral.
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Sibling discounts - receive a 10% tuition discount for your second child, and 20% off for a third child

World-renowned Instructors  ∙ State of the Art Facilities  ∙ Tap Into Your Creativity
Arts and culture wrapped in fun.
Discover new possibilities.
Explore your inner artist.
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