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Explore Our 2023 Summer Youth Camps

Register before March 31 to receive a $50 discount on all full day camp registrations.

Summer Youth Camps at Otis College invite young creatives aged 5-14 years to explore art and expression through exciting programs taught at one of the nation's top art and design colleges. Our weeklong day camps provide fun opportunities for young artists to learn and discover a variety of topics such as drawing, painting, printmaking, 2D animation, cartooning, graphic design, and more, all in a creative, collaborative setting.

Children’s courses introduce the elements and principles of art while encouraging personal expression and exploration. We also offer courses designed specifically for young teens that provide an in-depth exploration of art materials and techniques, while further examining creative ideas through rich class discussion. For questions about our Summer Youth Camps at Otis College of Art and Design, please contact Extension at extension@otis.edu or 310.665.6850.

Camps will run weekly between June 20, 2023 – August 11, 2023.

About Summer Youth Camps


Program Information

  • Camps will run weekly between June 20, 2023 – August 11, 2023.
  • 5-day, week long programs are available.
  • Classes meet M-F from 9:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. P.T.
  • Offered in-person in Summer 2023
  • For additional information, please contact Extension at extension@otis.edu or 310.665.6850

Join Us at an Information Session

February Information Session
Tuesday, February 28th
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PDT

March Information Session
Wednesday, March 29th
2:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m. PDT

April Information Session
Saturday, April 29th
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PDT

Youth Program Benefits

Kid playing with art

Create This Summer

Young creatives interested in art and design can expand their skills through engaging courses in a variety of fun topics including Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, 2D Animation, Graphic Design, and more.

Instruction

Expert Instruction

Summer Youth Camps are taught by experienced art educators who are practicing artists and designers. Our skilled instructors encourage students to grow their creativity. Learn from the best at Otis College.

Art student drawing on canvas

A Customized Experience

Summer Youth Camps provide a custom experience with thoughtful programming that is developed specifically for different age groups and geared to their level of experience.


Why Otis?

Established in 1918 as Los Angeles’ first professional school of the arts, Otis College of Art and Design is a national leader in art and design education. Alumni and faculty are Fulbright, MacArthur, and Guggenheim grant recipients, Oscar winners, legendary costume designers, leaders of contemporary art movements, entrepreneurs, and design stars at influential companies including Apple, Abercrombie & Fitch, Pixar, DreamWorks, Mattel, Nike, and Netflix. Learn more

Otis College Campus

Contact Us

Questions? Please contact the Summer Youth Camps team via email at extension@otis.edu or by phone at 310.665.6850.