Summer 2022 Bay Area Shakespeare Camps

What plays are campers staging this summer?

Cupertino/San Jose

  • Enrollment at CHINESE PERFORMING ARTS OF AMERICA, 6148 BOLLINGER RD, 95129 is now closed. 
  • - Groundlings Camp (ages 7-10) 
    July 11-22 (10 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm / Pre-care 8:30-9am, Aftercare 3-5:30 pm
    Pre-care, aftercare, scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $940!

    - Players Camp (ages 11-13) 
    July 11-29 (15 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm / Precare 8:30-9am, Aftercare 3-5:30 pm
    Pre-care, aftercare, scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $1410!

    - Upstart Crows Camp (ages 14-18) 
    July 11-29 (15 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm / Precare 8:30-9am, Aftercare 3-5:30 pm
    Pre-care, aftercare, scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $1410!

    San Francisco

  • Enrollment at ST JOHN'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 501 LAGUNA HONDA BLVD, 94127 is now closed.
  • - Groundlings Camp (ages 7-10) 
    July 18-29 (10 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm / Pre-care 8:30-9am
    Pre-care, scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $940!

  • Enrollment at MCLAREN PARK, JERRY GARCIA AMPHITHEATER, JOHN F. SHELLEY DR, 94134 is now closed. 
  • - Groundlings Camp (ages 7-10) July 11-22 (10 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm / Pre-care 8:30-9am, Aftercare 3-5:30 pm
    Pre-care, aftercare, scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $940!

    - Players Camp (ages 11-13) at Garcia Amphitheater is now filled! 
    July 11-22 (10 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm / Pre-care 8:30-9am, Aftercare 3-5:30 pm
    Pre-care, aftercare, scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $940!

    San Francisco: Advanced Shakespeare Workshop

  • ADVANCED SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP
    (ages 11-18; audition and prior experience required)
    AT ST. JOHN'S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 501 LAGUNA HONDA BLVD, 94127
  • Enrollment for the ASW is now closed.
    - July 11-Aug 5 (4 weeks, 20 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm
    Scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $1880
    In week 1 of this camp, actors will have the opportunity to focus on playwriting, Some of the material generated will be then be incorporated into the performance staged on Aug 5.
    - July 18-Aug 5 (3 weeks, 15 days) / Weekdays 9am-3pm
    Scripts, costumes, & supplies all included for $1410
    Actors in this session will focus on acting and staging a shortened Shakespeare play - title tba -  and will not participate in  the playwriting component.

    Exciting changes for this summer:

     -- 3-week sessions for ages 11 and up! 
    Our 3-week model (that was adopted for virtual camp) provides in-person campers with the time and space to delve deeper into Shakespeare’s work, play even more games, and develop into a strong ensemble. NOTE: we are still offering 2-week camps for elementary schoolers (rising 2nd-5th graders, ages 7-10).

    -- Reimagined games and activities!
     Our Education Workgroup has been working all year to revamp camp favorites and add new activities, reaffirming our mission of sharing Shakespeare’s work collaboratively, reflectively and through an anti-racist, community-minded lens.

    -- Brand new middle school camp!
    A 3-week session designed specifically for rising 6th-8th graders, ages 11-13. Historically, 12 and 13 year old campers had to choose between Players Camp and Upstart Crows. Now, campers have a space of their own to explore with peers of their own age, working with a curriculum created specifically for this unique time of adolescence.

    -- Locations near you in San Francisco, East Bay, and South Bay!
    Dates and locations will be updated as new sessions are added; we look forward to seeing you at camp this summer!

    Please contact us (email or 415-558-0888) if you have questions about Shakespeare Camps or any of our programs.