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Each year, Berkeley Playhouse Conservatory welcomes over 1,200 students, grades Pre-K through 12, into our home at the Julia Morgan Theater. We believe theater has the unique ability to develop confident, compassionate and empowered young people to have a voice in our community.
Our musical theater classes and camps are offered year-round. We offer Fall, Winter/Spring, Winter Break, and Summer sessions, with new themes based on popular titles every season. After-school classes range from 5-12 weeks long.
Young performers can also audition for our popular KidStage and TeenStage programs, which produce full-scale, youth-only productions on our main stage.
Type of School/Program: Pre K-12 Musical Theater Classes & CampVisit Our Website
Address: 2640 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510) 845-8542
Do you love to draw and read comics? This class will teach you how to create your own cartoon characters with expression and create your own comic book story. Click here for more information on Berkeley classes.
Classes are offered for ages 9–16:
September 19–October 10, Tuesday, 4:00–5:30 p.m. $180
September 22–October 13, Friday, 4:00–5:30 p.m. $180
October 24–November 14, Tuesday, 4:00–5:30 p.m. $180
October 27–December 1, Friday, 4:00–5:30 p.m. (no class November 10 or 24) $180
Piedmont Winter Break Camps. Click on the links below for more information:
Cartooning – Piedmont. Click here for info. Students will design their own characters, backgrounds, storylines and create the beginning of a mini comic book.
Creativity and Imagination – Piedmont. Click here for info. We will look at illustrators such as Maurice Sendak, Dr Seuss, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol to inspire paintings, drawings, and mixed media artworks.
Type of School/Program: After-School Program, ages 9-16Visit Our Website
Address: Live Oak Community Center, 1301 Shattuck Avenue
The Coder School is a year-round, after-school program for kids ages 8-18, which teaches kids to code and inspires them to think critically about how technology impacts our lives. We want aspiring coders to harness their passion as a stepping stone to thinking outside the box, to channel their creative ideas and to have fun. Our core offering, Code Coaching®, has a low 2 students to 1 coach ratio so students get the attention needed to excel, while still enabling collaboration. Our talented Code Coaches® are trained to tailor lessons to your kid’s interests, which helps them learn quickly and stay engaged. Sign up for a FREE 30-minute trial lesson on our website to learn more.
Type of School/Program: Year-round, after-school program for kids ages 8-18Visit Our Website
Address: 2093 Rose Street, Berkeley, CA 94709
We are a Mandarin immersion after-school program for children to learn Chinese through language classes and enrichment activities like Chinese arts & crafts, calligraphy, and martial arts. Interactive games help children practice language skills.
Families now have an after-school option to
– Maintain cultural heritage roots
– Learn about new culture
– Acquire language skills for future
Other activities include:
– Movies-in-Mandarin Date Night
– Magic-in-Mandarin workshop
On-site private tutoring and violin/piano music lessons available.
Type of School/Program: After School K-5 Mandarin ImmersionVisit Our Website
Address: 1548 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
Learn to sew at Hello Stitch! We provide a supportive, fun, and stress-free atmosphere for exploring adventures in sewing. Available to kids ages 8 to 16, for beginners and beyond. We are offering 4 Sessions this fall. Visit our website to view project details and specific class dates. Sign up for our Newsletter while you are there.
Type of School/Program: After SchoolVisit Our Website
Address: 1708 University Avenue, Berkeley
Phone: (510] 982-6549
The JCC East Bay provides highly sought-after licensed after school and youth recreation programs. Each program offers a variety of enrichment classes, provides homework assistance, and emphasizes community building in a nurturing and safe environment.
We offer afte rschool programs at our own sites in North Berkeley and in Oakland’s Temescal district.
1414 WALNUT STREET, BERKELEY
Berkeley Afterschool (K–3rd Grade) Contact Ryan Knapp at 510.848.0237, ext. 128, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Club J (4th & 5th Grade)
Contact Molly Reichman at 510.848.0237, ext. 114, or email@example.com
5811 RACINE STREET, OAKLAND
Oakland Afterschool (K-5) Contact Yani Pettway at 510.595.9222 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Type of School/Program: After SchoolVisit Our Website
Address: Berkeley: 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley; Oakland: 5811 Racine St., Oakland
Phone: Berkeley: 510-848-0237 Oakland: 510-595-9222
Kids Gym is now offering a posh, comfortable and efficient space for parents-caregivers who need a quiet space to work while we watch your kiddos. Service includes use of printer, desk, sofa, smart tv, free coffee, and up to 3 hours of childcare.
Kids Gym Berkeley welcomes everyone from infants to children 11 years old, as well as their parents, to take advantage of all the fun we have to offer. Our 10,000-square-foot facility located in the heart of Berkeley is the only kids gym in the East Bay area. With indoor play areas and activities, there’s truly something for everyone.
Our sensory gym is accommodating to typically developing children and those with special needs.
Type of School/Program: After-School Program and co-working space with childcareVisit Our Website
Address: 2920 Seventh Street, Berkeley
Phone: (510) 845-9787
Spanish, French and Italian for kids and teens. Give youth the gift of foreign language fluency! Our after school program takes advantage of young aptitude for foreign languages and draws on our staff of highly qualified language instructors. Classes take place in the target language at our school in downtown Berkeley, and engage young learners with a communicative approach, covering different vocabulary and grammar units through songs, games, and stories.
Type of School/Program: After School Language AcademyVisit Our Website
Address: 2161 Shattuck Ave., Suites 234-235, Berkeley
Phone: (510) 710-0238
Trackers Earth teaches outdoor skills and nature connection. Our Trackers After School programs pick up at many local schools for an afternoon of adventure and learning outside. See our website for a list of specific schools where we pick up. Weekend apprenticeship programs are also available for students age 4 and up. Our Apprenticeship students meet one weekend per month during the school year. Your child will learn in a small group with an experienced mentor, focusing on specific skills like outdoor cooking, blacksmithing, archery, wilderness survival, and more.
Type of School/Program: After-School ProgramVisit Our Website
Address: 3040 Adeline St. Berkeley
Tutu School offers ballet classes for children ages 1.5-8 years in a fun and creative way! Imagine your child dancing to Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker or Sleeping Beauty during our storybook adventures in ballet. We also offer birthday parties! Sign up online for a free trial class. Year-round registration.
Type of School/Program: After-School and Ballet Classes, ages 1.5-8Visit Our Website
Address: 1820 Solano Ave, Suite C2, Berkeley