Youth Programs

Little dancers. Big dreams.

SF Ballet Summer Dance Camp // © Chris Hardy
Overview

Youth Programs at San Francisco Ballet introduce young newcomers to the joy and excitement of ballet. Fun, fast paced, and specially designed for first-time dancers, these highly interactive programs will get kids up and moving to music. 

Let's Dance Family Workshops

Bring the kids, and be prepared to move. Let’s Dance Family Workshops provide an opportunity for parents and their kids to bond at the barre. Your kids will have fun moving to music in this hour-long interactive workshop that introduces basic ballet moves and provides a fast-paced overview of the music, choreography and characters encountered in ballet.

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Summer Dance Camp

Best. Week. Ever. Summer Dance Camp at San Francisco Ballet is a free, weeklong dance program held in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco to promote creative expression and encourage dance education. For five days in a row the kids of the Boys & Girls Club take classes with professional dance teachers at SF Ballet, then show their friends and family what they’ve learned in a performance guaranteed to end in standing ovation. 

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Stern Grove

Ballet al fresco. Enjoy the magic of SF Ballet outdoors under the redwoods when we perform each summer for free at Stern Grove Festival, one of San Francisco’s most beloved summer concert series in a beautiful open-air venue. Come early and bring the kids who can participate in free interactive dance workshops in the Grove.

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