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Summer Camp: Stop Motion Animation (Grade 4-7) – SOLD OUT – WAIT-LIST

August 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am - August 7, 2023 @ 3:00 pm

August 7-11

Teaching Artist: Steven Topham

Designed for students ages 9-12 (entering grades 4-7)


Learn about photography, animation and much more in our hands-on, exploratory camps at MOPA@SDMA! Camps are great for all levels of experience and explore image making, idea sharing, and a variety of creative techniques!


This week-long, full-day camp for ages 9 to 12 is offered from August 7 through August 11, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Create your own characters and animate stories in a series of fun and creative projects with local animator, Steven Topham. Bring your imagination to life!


*All equipment provided


$300 SDMA members or Explorer Pass holders | $330 Nonmember

*10% sibling discount
*10% discount for military and first responder families



*NOTE: Age categories are used as a guideline to direct parents to camps with appropriate learning approaches and content. All camps are designed for any skill level. We welcome you to register your children in whichever category you think is best! Please email us at with questions!

Event Details

Start:   August 7, 2023
Time:   9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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MOPA is now MOPA@SDMA!Learn More


Welcome to the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art!

As of July 1, 2023, the Museum of Photographic Arts and The San Diego Museum of Art have merged to become one unified institution. The Museum of Photographic Arts is now the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art (MOPA@SDMA).

MOPA@SDMA remains a pay-what-you wish museum open Thursdays through Sundays 11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you soon!