Summer Camps in Los Angeles

Hands-on Programs for Teens and Kids

In our workshops and summer camps in Los Angeles, teens and kids can pursue interests in visual storytelling through a variety of creative mediums. In our programs, students complete exciting exercises and projects under the guidance of working industry professionals, giving them the tools and techniques required to build confidence in their chosen craft. As NYFA Los Angeles is neighbor to major production studios and entertainment institutions, students who attend our in-person programs are in proximity to production studios and companies such as Warner Brothers, The Walt Disney Company, and NBC, and Nickelodeon Studios.


NYFA’s year-round workshops and summer day camps in Los Angeles offer students the opportunity to explore their interest in the film, media, and performing arts. For teens aged 14-17, we offer a range of hands-on programs in filmmaking, acting for film, photography, 3D animation, game design, screenwriting, as well as documentary filmmaking. Kids programs, designed for students aged 10-13, include camps and workshops in filmmaking, acting for film, photography, and 3D animation.

As some of our programs are available in level-one and level-two tiers, students who complete a prerequisite level-one camp or workshop may return to further their skills. To learn more, visit our teens camp page or kids camp page.

To view all teen and kids summer camps and year-round workshops available at the Los Angeles location, please click here.


NYFA’s Los Angeles campus has a variety of resources our students may use throughout their studies, such as equipment that matches their level of learning, multiple theatres where teachers may screen projects, as well as ready-to-use film and television sets. Many students who attend NYFA Los Angeles may also get the opportunity to participate in production workshops on the famous Universal Studios Backlot, located adjacent to our Barham building, as well as sound stages located next to space used by legendary late-night shows such as Johnny Carson and Jay Leno.


Students work under the guidance of our experienced faculty and staff who actively work in their respective industries. Our faculty uses their knowledge and expertise in modern techniques and inner workings of the film, television, and entertainment industries to provide direction and insight to our students.


As one of the leading entertainment hubs in the world, Los Angeles is the perfect training ground for aspiring storytellers and visual artists. In our summer and weekend programs, students aged 14-17 can pursue their interests and get hands-on training in their chosen discipline. To learn more about our teen programs, please visit our teen camps page.



In the NYFA Los Angeles campus day camps, students aged 10-13 build confidence and experience in their chosen craft. During their time in our programs, students will learn-by-doing, completing fun projects and participating in local field trips, engaging games, and group exercises. To learn more about our kids programs, please visit our kids camps page.