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So What Is CampYATC??

The Young Actors' Theatre Camp, (CampYATC), is a multi award winning arts camp for ages 8-18 that caters to each student’s specific interests and skill level. We have 5 Summer Overnight Sessions to choose from including 7, 10, and 20 day sessions. Be ready for the best summer of your life! Learn from the Stars and elevate your skills to the next level. This summer CampYATC welcomes guest faculty, Megan Hilty (SMASH), Laurie Metcalf (The Connors), Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice), Eden Espinosa (Wicked), Jim O’Heir (Parks and Recreation), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls), Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde), Julia Lester (HMTMTS), and the Stars of HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN, plus SO many more!

All of our Instructors work in the Industry and students are treated to master classes and workshops in all the areas of the performing arts! Over our twenty years, we’ve had close to 10,000 campers including today’s stars of Broadway, Film & TV including TONY WINNER Ari’el Stachel, Bobby Conte Thornton (Company, Bronx Tale) and Jillian Butler (Les Mis). The Young Actors’ Theatre Camp is for students ages 8-18 of all levels. Students are groups in cabins and classes by age.

“Disneyland got it wrong! YATC is the Happiest Place on Earth!”

-August. R., Camper for 7 years

All of our camps are COVID compliant and SAFE with the strong guidance from the CDC, ACA, and County of Santa Cruz. Our Staff is also vaccinated as well! Please join us for one of out “Camp Chats” on Wednesdays at 5PM (PST) and Saturdays at 10AM (PST). Simply email for the Zoom Link and come find out about all the amazing and safe offerings we have this summer! Ages 8-18, All-Levels Encouraged. We are looking forward to an amazing summer!

Register Today, as spots are extremely limited in 2021. Call (925)858-3548 or Visit

Get $100 off a Summer 2021 session with the code: 100SCH21

A Typical Day at YATC is:

8:00 am Optional Morning Yoga Class

To start the day focused and ready!

9:00 am Breakfast

Get energized for an incredible day!

10:00am Film Class

Learning about camera angles and how to act for Film. Let's make a movie!

12:00 pm Activity Period

Capture the Dance Flag/ Disney Trivia/ Zombie Tag/ Pool Time!

1:00 pm Lunch

The Dining Hall has AMAZING food!!

2:00pm 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 Compliments/ Dungeons and Dragons!

4:00pm Musical Theatre Dance

Learn Choreography from our AMAZING teacher, Emmy!

6:00pm Themed Dinner

Costumes are encouraged! Dress to the theme and get ready for trivia, performances, and a top notch playlist!

7:00pm-9:00pm Activity Period

The Business of Show Business/ Movie Night/ One on One Session with a Staff Member of your choice to nail that dramatic monologue you've been working on!(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!

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