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2019 Spring Camps

Spending Spring Break in San Diego?  We hope that your kids will join us for Spring Camps!  Daily camps will explore a variety of photographic skills and creative techniques.  Sign up by the day or join us for the full week! Camps are designed for kids ages 8-13.

Day Camps will be offered March 25-29 from 9am to 4pm 

$55/day for MOPA members and Explorer Pass holders
$60/day for non-members

10% discount for military and first responder families – email for a partner code!

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Daily Camps:

Monday- Instant Images
We’ll explore visual storytelling through new apps to create unique photos, and learn how to make gifs, boomerangs and memes.

Tuesday- Photo Interrupted
What happens after you print an image? Campers will be altering the meaning of their photos through the use of paint, collage, and weaving techniques.

Wednesday- The Magic of Photography
Learn about the magic of photography to capture images that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Campers will learn about the magic of spirit photography, how to create a photo without a camera, and much, much more.

Thursday- Celebrating the Selfie
What’s the difference between a selfie and a self portrait? In this camp we will improve our selfie techniques through the recreation of famous portraits.

Friday- Hidden Worlds
Campers will discover the hidden worlds in Balboa Park. Join us on a treasure hunt that will lead us through spanish village, cactus garden and much more!

2019 Summer Camps

What are your kids doing this summer?  We hope they will join us to learn about photography, video, animation, and much more with creative professional artists – right here at MOPA!  Camps  are designed for kids ages 7 to 18, and explore a variety of topics like visual storytelling, animation, and movie making!  

Weekly camps from June 17 through August 16 are Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm

Registration opens on February 22, 2019

Special early bird pricing through April 30:
$275 for members and Balboa Park Explorer Pass holders
$295 for all others

After May 1:
$295 for members and Balboa Park Explorer Pass holders
$315 for all others

10% sibling discount
10% discount for first responder families – email for a partner code!

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