Summer Camps

Join us for a summer of fun, making a play for family and friends to enjoy! Peninsula Youth Theatre’s award-winning two-week summer camps will help your young thespian learn all about what goes into a show. Campers not only act, but also design and construct the sets, props, and costumes. With an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration, your student will have a blast!

Please note there is no camp held on July 4.

Theatre In the Park:
Join us for a summer of fun, making a play for family and friends to enjoy! Peninsula Youth Theatre’s award-winning two-week summer camps will help your young thespian learn all about what goes into a show. Campers not only act, but also design and construct the sets, props, and costumes. With an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration, your student will have a blast! Sessions run from 8:30am – 3:30pm each day, with a final performance on the last Friday night at 6:30pm. Students should bring a water bottle and lunch each day, wear close-toed shoes, and clothing that allows them to move freely. No camp 7/4.


Theatre in the Park at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts:
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance take place at ParkStage, Pioneer Park

 

The King Who Loved His Lollipops (ages 9-11)
June 4th – June 15th
The King just has to have his chocolate-covered, coconut coated, peanut butter lollipops! But no one in the kingdom can make them. Isn’t there anyone who can help? Find out in the fun comedy loosely based on Rumplestiltskin.
$550

Rapunzel (ages 9-11)
June 18th – June 29th
Rapunzel is whisked away by the vengeful Witch Izwitch and her band of Glumpwarts. When her parents appeal to the King and Queen for help, they send the whole royal court to find her, but the smitten Prince Lewellyn hopes to find her first! 
$497

Thumbelina (ages 6-8)
July 2nd – July 13th (no camp on July 4th)
Tiny Thumbelina, only a few inches tall, lives amongst the flowers and dreams of finding true love! But when she’s kidnapped by Ma Toad and scary frog family, Thumbelina must rely upon her friends to help her escape.
$550

Stone Soup (ages 9-11)
July 16th – July 27th
Three hungry (and clever!) soldiers stumble into a small French town looking for a warm meal. But the villagers are suspicious of strangers and slow to share their wares. The soldiers must put their heads together and cooperate to fill their bellies and bring the townsfolk together.
$550

Aladdin (ages 6-8)
July 30th – August 10th
Aladdin may be a street rat, but with a quick wit and creative mind he proves himself to be a diamond in the rough. He manages to stay one step ahead of an evil wizard with a little magical help from a lucky lamp and a remarkable ring!
$550

 

Theatre in the Park at Saratoga Prospect Center
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance take place at Wildwood Park, Saratoga

Leilani (ages 6-8)
June 18th – June 29th
Island adventures abound in this funny and charming twist on the classic Cinderella story.
$550

The Hobbit (age 9-11)
July 2nd – July 13th  (no class July 4th)
Follow Bilbo, Gandalf, and the dwarves as they make their way to the mountain home of the terrible dragon Smaug and try to reclaim the kingdom. There is sure to be plenty of adventure and excitement in this adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkein’s classic tale. 
$497

Stuart Little (ages 6-8)
July 16th – July 27th
Meet the most remarkable member of the Little Family: Stuart. He’s kind, clever, inventive, and most remarkably, a mouse! Campers will love this heartwarming story adapted from E.B. White’s classic book.
$550

The Snow Queen (ages 9-11)
July 30th– August 10th
Join Gerda as she travels through the winter snow to save her friend Kai from the clutches of the Snow Queen. Find out if Gerda can melt the Snow Queen’s heart in this exciting play based on the same Hans Christian Andersen fairytale that inspired the movie “Frozen.”
$550

 

Theatre in the Park at Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos Hills
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance take place at Cubberley Amphitheatre, Palo Alto

The Wizard of Oz (ages 9-11)
July 2nd – July 13th  (no camp on July 4th)
Join Dorothy on her unforgettable journey as she meets three friends, two witches, and one wonderful wizard.
$497

Alice in Wonderland (ages 6-8)
July 16th – July 27th
Join Alice on a magical trip down the rabbit hole where she meets all sorts of curious creatures and attends a mad tea party.
$550

 

Theatre in the Park at the Peninsula Youth Theatre Studio
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance take place at Cubberley Amphitheatre, Palo Alto

Zombeo and Juliet (ages 11-15)
June 11th – June 22nd
Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers are having some very supernatural problems! Teen campers will adore the dark humor that turns the Bard’s age-old tragedy into this clever modern comedy.
$550

Law and Order: Fairytale Unit (ages 11-15)
June 25th – July 6th (no camp on July 4th)
Follow the fairytale criminal justice system in which the characters from fairytales and nursery rhymes are represented by two separate yet equally ridiculous groups: the fairytale police, and the fairytale district attorneys. These are their stories.
$497

Snew White (ages 11-15)
July 9th – July 20th
Follow the story of Snew White, the loveliest maiden in Wychwood, who wants nothing more than to find her real family. With the help of an odd assortment of dwarves, can she avoid the Evil Queen and her cronies? Find out in this delightfully fractured fairytale.
$550

Death By Dental Floss (ages 11 – 15)
July 23rd – August 3rd
When fickle Ffreddy Fforde Fforschythe is found poisoned by his own dental floss, Dame Agathe Ramsbottom is on the case! Will she discover the identity of the murderer before he strikes again? Find out in this spoof of classic British murder mysteries
$550

 

Theatre in the Park at Graham Middle School, Mountain View

Cinderella (ages 6-8)
June 11th – June 22nd
Final day of camp and Friday evening performances take place at ParkStage, Pioneer Park
Follow the classic tale of the young girl who spends her days cooking and cleaning – serving her cruel stepmother and stepsisters. One day, the Prince decides to throw a Royal Ball and invites every eligible maiden in the kingdom! When her stepmother refuses to allow it, Cinderella gets some help from her fairy godmother, some mice, and a remarkable pumpkin!

$550

Treasure Island (ages 9-11)
June 18th – June 29th
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at Cooper Park, Mountain View
Join young Jim Hawkins as he embarks upon the adventure of a lifetime to find a hidden treasure. When the scurvy pirates who make up the crew turn mutinous, Jim must use all of his cleverness to come out on top in this spine-tingling, swash-buckling adventure.
$550

The Frog Prince (ages 9-11)
June 25th – July 6th (no class on July 4th)
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at ParkStage, Pioneer Park
A young prince comes up against an evil sorcerer who has her eye on the crown and turns him into a frog. He must find a princess to change him back, but she’s under a spell too! The two must work together to find a way to defeat the evil sorcerer and return to their true selves.

$497

Folk Tales for Fun (ages 6-8)
July 2nd – July 13th (no class on July 4th)
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at Cooper Park, Mountain View
Join us on a magnificent tour or folk tales from six different countries, some familiar and others new to audiences.

$497

The Tiger Turned Pink (ages 6-8)
July 9th – July 20th
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at ParkStage, Pioneer Park
Follow the adventures of Toby, a Tiger who turns so pink when he’s embarrassed that he glows like a neon sign! When he and his friends are captured by a bunch of hunters, he finds that his quirky trait is a blessing in disguise.

$550

Pippi Longstocking (ages 8-10)
July 16th – July 27th
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at Cooper Park, Mountain View
When Pippi moves into Villa Villekulla with her horse and monkey, she takes the town by storm!

$550

Blather, Blarney, and Balderdash (ages 9-11)
July 23rd – August 3rd
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at ParkStage, Pioneer Park
Meet Fin O’Grady, a tongue-tied shepherd trying to win the hand of his one true love. It will take the help of three wacky leprechauns to help Fin learn to tell a story and impress the fair young maiden.

$550

 

Teen Intensive One-Week Camp:
In this new twist on our popular Theatre In the Park camps, teens ages 13-18 will work on advanced acting technique as they prepare a collection of short one acts. Actors will be challenged to explore comic timing, develop their improvisational skills, and use text analysis to create strong, grounded characters. Camp is held from 8:30am – 3:30pm Monday through Friday. Actors will perform for family and friends on Friday afternoon at 2:30. Campers should bring a lunch and a water bottle.

 

Time Flies (ages 13 – 18) Graham Middle School
June 11th – June 15th
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at Cooper Park, Mountain View
This collection of one-acts by the hilarious David Ives stretches the boundaries of normalcy and reality and creates a hilarious group of characters and bizarre situations. Titles include “Time Flies,” “The Green Hill,” and “Enigma Variations.”
$325

Absurdly Durang (ages 13-18) Beth Am
June 25th – June 29th
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at Cubberley Amphitheatre, Palo Alto
This collection of one acts from the comedic absurdist Christopher Durang presents an absurd group of characters and bizarre situations until hilarity ensues. Titles include “Naomi in the Living Room,” “Women In a Playground,” and “DMV Tyrant.”
$325

Twelfth Night (ages 13 – 18) Graham Middle School
July 24th – July 28th
Final day of camp and Friday evening performance takes place at Cooper Park, Mountain View
Actors will work together to write their own modern adaptation of this classic Shakespearean tale in which shipwrecked Viola disguises herself to find her twin brother Sebastian.

$325

 

Musical Theatre Camp:
In these one-week camps, campers will show off their singing and dancing skills and develop their vocal technique while preparing a collection of songs for their final performance at 2:30 on the final day of camp for friends and family. Campers should bring a lunch and water bottle. $295

All Musical Theatre Camps take place at Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills

June 11th – June 15th – 6-8 year old Showtunes 

June 18th – June 22nd – July 14th 9-11 year old Popstars

July 30th – August 3rd 9-11 year old Broadway Blockbusters 

August 6th – August 10th 6-8 year old Disney Songs 

 

Mini Camp:
A one-week, half-day version of our popular Theatre in the Park program for 5 and 6 year olds! Students will play theatre games, make sets, costumes, and rehearse a short play to perform for parents on the final day of camp.

All mini-camps take place at the Peninsula Youth Theatre Studios

Brementown Musicians (9am – 12pm) 
June 4th – 8th
Three minstrels arrive at a town where everyone hates minstrels! With nothing but their shoes to eat, they wow the townspeople and earn their supper.
$225

Henny Penny (1pm – 4pm)
June 4th – 8th
A very silly group of animals jump to conclusions when an acorn falls from the sky.
$225

The Mouse, the Bird, and the Cricket (9am – 12pm)
August 6th – 10th
A courageous girl and three magical animals risk their necks to help a sour prince to regain his lost laughter.
$225

Froggy Plays in the Band (1pm – 4pm)
August 6th – 10th
A musical young frog and his friends work together to try to try to win the top prize at the school marching band contest.
$225

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