Youth Media & Tech Camps

Fall & Winter 2021-2022


Campers learn to make movies by working with local filmmakers and teaching artists.

REGISTER HERE for Thanksgiving Week
REGISTER HERE for Winter Break

In our FUN, EDUCATIONAL, HANDS-ON camps, youth will learn camerawork, editing, stop motion, green screen, and more! Ages 6-12. Campers are encouraged to submit films to the iVIE Awards!

November 22-24, 2021; $160
December 20-23, 2021; $220
December 27-30, 2022; $220
January 3-7, 2022; $275

HOURS: 8:30am- 3:00pm

NEW “POP-UP” LOCATION: Westfield Mission Valley Mall, 1640 Camino del Rio N #141, San Diego, CA 92108 (in between Target and AMC Theaters).

Contact or (619) 230-1938 for more information.


Visit Media Arts Center San Diego’s FLICKR andYOUTUBE channel to see past camps!

Media Arts Center San Diego, has been providing filmmaking workshops for all ages for 22 years throughout San Diego County.  During camp, youth flex their technology and creativity muscles by producing original movies. Using a project-based learning model, campers learn pre-production, production, and post-production skills and techniques, such as storyboarding, cinematography, online video editing, as well as Green Screen photography and Stop Motion!

REGISTER HERE for Thanksgiving Week
REGISTER HERE for Winter Break

Membership Discounts Available! – 20% off for Members!

Not a member? Click here to sign up today! Or, please contact or call (619) 230-1938 x 101


SCHOLARSHIPS: Need-based scholarships are available for students who qualify for the free and reduced lunch program at school. Partial scholarships are available on a case-by-case basis.  Apply Here


Refund/Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds for camps. To receive credit for future camps, cancellation is required at least one week in advance of the start date of camp. Credit will be valid for one year, and will be equal to the amount paid, less 10% for processing fees. Media Arts Center San Diego may at times need to cancel classes due to low enrollment, at which point a check reimbursement will be issued, less 10% for processing fees.

  • MACSD is not responsible for providing refunds or offering makeup sessions for camps missed as a result of illness, emergencies or events beyond the student’s control.
  • MACSD will confirm cancellation via email.

These camps are supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Arts and Disability Center at the University of California Los Angeles. Any findings, opinions, or conclusions contained herein are not necessarily those of the California Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, and The National Arts and Disability Center.

Camp Funders and Sponsors 2018-2019