Doug's Drama Summer Camp 2021!

8 One-Week Sessions In Person!

Following all Alameda County COVID guidelines

June 14th to August 5th |  M-F 9am - 3pm
Extended care 8:00-5:30

One of the Bay Area's most popular drama and storytelling camps for over 20 years in the Bay Area! Click here to learn about Doug.

 Location: Golden Gate Academy 

3800 Mountain Blvd. Oakland (Redwood Heights Area)


Camp Overview

15 Campers per session for younger campers

Lots of outdoor activity

Creative drama, theater games, improv, skits

Storytelling, puppetry and video

Drumming, percussion circles

Large theater with stage and spaced seating

Masked and physically distanced

Daily health check in and temperature reading

New stories and activities every week

Fun, relaxed, low-stress, creative!

Every day, Doug will tell some of his most popular comic stories about his childhood and years as a classroom teacher, plus favorite myths, legends and fairy tales from around the world. Children will also develop their own original stories both individually and as a group.

For Children Entering Grades TK-5

Session 1:June 14-18 SESSION FULL

Session 2:June 21-25

Session 3:June 28-July 2

Session 4:July 5-July 9

Session 5:July 12-July 16​

For Children Entering Grades 2-6

These sessions will have a max of 25 campers split into two groups  that will rotate between drama, storytelling, puppetry, hip-hop dance and drumming/percussion activities.

Session 6: July 19-23 Session full

Session 7: July 26- July 30

Session 8: August 2- August 6 ​

These age grouping are recommended, but exceptions can be made based on family preference, schedule, siblings etc...

A Little Different This Summer

Due to the pandemic, we have reimagined the camp for 2021. One week sessions instead of two. Instead of focusing on a big production, we will be doing more creative drama, theater games, skits, video and storytelling. We guarantee it will be fun, creative and memorable.​ Each session will be different, so campers are welcome and encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks.


As always- the safety of the children is our number one priority. We will be following all safety protocols required by the County of Alameda. Campers will be socially distanced and masked indoors. Daily health and temperature check in will be required. Masks may not be required when outdoors depending on County/State guidelines at the time. The facility will be sanitized daily. 

Following the lead of many camps and summer programs and County guidelines, we will limit enrollment to 15 per cohort/group.

Camp Fees

Weekly fees are $400. Siblings receive a 10% discount (two sibling would be $720).

Extended care $10/hr to be paid at the end of the week.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Full refunds are available until a week before camp begins.

If camp is cancelled or has to be cut short due to COVID, refunds will be issued for the number of days missed.