Young Actors' Theatre Camp

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Overnight Summer and Winter Camps for Kids and Teens

The YATC Overnight Summer and Winter Camp programs is what we were founded on. The Summer Camp sessions are 11 days/10 nights and Winter Camp runs 7 days/6 nights. Ages 8-18, all levels encouraged.


The opportunity to come to the forest and be enveloped by the performing arts is a transformative and life altering experience. View Our Past Master Class Instructors!



Students attend classes in all the areas of the performing arts while at camp and are allowed to then choose an area of concentrated study by signing up for private coaching. While the curriculum at each camp differes, classes are always offered in the following areas:

  • Scene Study
  • Monologues
  • Musical Theatre Dance
  • Musical Theatre Voice
  • On Camera Technique
  • Costumes and Stage Make Up
  • Directing
  • Movement for Actors
  • Screenwriting
  • Songwriting
  • Film Editing
  • Dreamboards
  • Empowering the Actor
  • Casting Workshops
  • The Business of Show Business
  • Comedy & Improv
  • Stunts
  • Stage Combat


When class time is over, get ready for some of the MOST FUN camp activities ever!

Pick your side for our Capture the Flag tournament or head to the sing-along movie night!

From ballet kickball to the poolside luau, from Trivia Night and Board Game Madness, to the Mid-Summer Dance and our Historical and Haunted Hikes – we have something for everyone, guaranteed!

Day in the Life of a YATC Camper

7:00 am Optional Morning Yoga Class
To start the day focused and ready!

8:00 am Broadway Breakfast
Dress as our favorite character from a Broadway Show!

9:00am Film Class
Learning about camera angles and how to act for Film

11:00 am Activity Period
Capture the Dance Flag/ Disney Trivia/ Zombie Tag

12:00 pm Sports Lunch
Dress as a Referee, Cheerleader or in your favorite sports jersey!

1:00pm Improv Class
Learn FUN games and how to support your scene partner!

3:00pm Activity Period
Pool Time! / Optional Hip Hop Dance Class/ You’re So Awesome: Battle of

4:00pm Musical Theatre Dance
Learn Choreography from our AMAZING teacher, Emmy!

6:00pm #Insta-Dinner
Get ready for the photo booth while we #Instagram this Camp Favorite Meal!

7:00pm-9:00pm Activity Period
The Business of Show Business/ Movie Night/ One on One Session with a

Staff Member of your choice (Not required)

9:00pm Cabin Time
Cabin Bonding with the Counselor and Get Ready for Bed!

9:30pm Lights Out!
Prepare for another AMAZING day at camp!


Summer Sessions

Camp MayMac (Session 1)
In the Santa Cruz Mountains in the beautiful town of Felton.

Camp MayMac (Session 2)
In the Santa Cruz Mountains in the beautiful town of Felton.

In the Santa Cruz Mountains in the beautiful town of Felton.

Camp Mt. Cross (Session 3)
In the Santa Cruz Mountains in the beautiful town of Felton.

Camp Mt. Cross (Session 4)
Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains

*The Conservatory will happen during Camp Awesome. The conservatory is a group of pre selected Campers who have been to YATC before and who will take part in producing a full length play and/or musical. Auditions will happen between Dec. 27 – Jan. 10 either by YouTube submission OR Live at Winter Camp, if you camper is attending Winter Camp.

Winter Sessions

Camp Mt. Cross
Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Out of Town Students

Out of town students have the option of taking our director-run Airport Shuttle.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

If Cancelled by March 1, 2016: Full Refund less the $500 Non Refundable Deposit.
If Cancelled after March 1, 2016: Tuition is non refundable, but may be transferred to another upcoming session depending on availability and at management discretion.
A transfer fee will apply: $150 (before March 1st) and $250 (after March 1st).

Check Payment Details

Please make checks payable to “YATC” and send them to the address below. FULL PAYMENT must be received by our offices within 7 business days of your Registration Form being submitted online. After 7 business days ALL Registrations without accompanying payments are released, and wait-listed students are given the opportunity to Register and Pay immediately.

POB 461324
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Hurry, space fills up quickly!