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Young Artist Studio Program (YASP)

Are you interested in exploring the visual arts in a professional art school setting? Will you have just completed the sixth, seventh, or eighth grade by this summer?

Our Young Artist Studio Program (YASP) is an exciting, intensive studio experience just for you! Students explore an array of art classes on our college campus. Tuition includes all materials and lab fees.

All classes will meet on our Oakland campus

One Week Program: June 15-19, 2020

Short-Day and All-Day, Two Week Program: July 27-Aug 7, 2020

Fashion Design, One Week Program: Aug 3 - 7, 2020

Note regarding COVID-19 coronavirus from CCA Young Artist Studio Program(YASP):

We understand that families may be having uncertainty about their summer plans, but want to assure you that CCA plans to move forward with this summer's YASP program. We are excited to support middle school students' success and look forward to welcoming everyone to campus.

That said, we are of-course carefully monitoring the current COVID-19 coronavirus situation on an ongoing basis and will post any changes in plans here.

Please reach out to Audrey Jones, YASP Program Manager, at with any questions or concerns.

Applications are now open for our 2020 program. Please go here to submit your application

Contact Us

Office of Special Programs + Continuing Studies 510.594.3710

Audrey Jones YASP Program Manager 510.594.3680