Cole Arts Camp 
Thanksgiving & Winter 2022!

 In-Person Camps for All Levels Ages 5-12 
  9am - 3pm | Extended care 8am-5:30pm  

Thanksgiving Break:
November 21, 22, 23

Winter Break 2 Weeks: 
December 19-23 & 26-30

 Location: Golden Gate Academy 
  (3800 Mountain Blvd, Oakland (Redwood Hts Area)  

One of the Bay Area's most popular drama and storytelling camps for 20 years in the Bay Area, now combined with Cole Dance & Drums and adding visual arts component. Fully immersive performing and visual arts experience for all level of students and creative minds!

Activities Overview

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Immersive creative experience of stories, music, movement, arts, crafts and more!

Hip Hop, creative dance and dance games​

Creative drama, theater games, improvisation

Storytelling, puppetry and video skits

Drumming, percussion circles

Arts and Crafts: drawing, paint, designing costume accessories, instruments and more.

*Big theater space and stage

*Outdoor space and playground

*Variety Talent Show every Friday at 2pm for families and friends during Winter break camps

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Doug leads students in creative drama, theater games, puppetry, improv, comedy and storytelling. Each day he will tell some of his most popular stories about his childhood, years as a classroom teacher and parent, original stories, as well as his favorite myths, legends and fairy tales from around the world. Children will also have the chance to develop their own original stories, skits and puppet shows individually and in group. Visit for more.


André guides students through a variety of fun movement activities learning fundamental hip hop dance techniques, and popular moves throughout the past five decades. Andre brings funny, imaginative, big energy to inspire students to move in new, cool, clever, athletic ways. for more.


Campers cycle between Drama/Puppeteering/Stories, Dance/Drums, and Visual Arts throughout the day in groups of 15 or less depending on enrollment and divided into older and younger groups. Most days end with storytelling by Doug with the whole group.


As always, the safety of the children is our number one priority. We will be following all COVID safety protocols required by the County of Alameda.  

Camp Fees 

Thanksgiving 3 day camp 2022: $270 per child or $90 per day (can select 1, 2 or 3 days)

Winter 5 day camp 2022: $450 per child (option to enroll by specific days rather than full week


Extended care: $10/hr to will be invoiced at the end of the week


Discounts: *Siblings receive a 10% discount


Scholarships: Please email

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Full refunds minus 3% processing fee are available until one week before camp begins. If camp is cancelled or has to be cut short due to COVID, refunds or credits will be issued for the number of days missed.