Summer at OMCA

Register now for Summer Camp!

Ages 8–12

This summer, explore Oakland with OMCA! Inspired by California’s urban artists, this summer camp encourages kids ages 8–12 to investigate and capture the world around them. Let your child’s creative side shine while discovering the power of Hip-Hop, murals, and screen printing inspired by special exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom. Campers will make their own posters, check out the Bay Area’s mural scene, and curate an exhibit together. 

Take advantage of all of OMCA’s exhibitions, gardens, and the surrounding Lake Merritt neighborhood. Camps are led by professional museum educators and each day will include outdoor exploration and art-making activities.

Dates and Times:
Week 1: June 25–29, 2018
Week 2: July 9–13, 2018

9 am–4 pm, plus optional 4–5 pm extended care

Prices:
$380/week for OMCA Members
$430/week for non-Members 
$50/week for extended care (4–5 pm)
Limited scholarships available.

Please note that camp fees are non-refundable after May 1.

When registering, please select the first day of camp (June 25 or July 9) on the calendar before selecting "Summer Camp" to add to cart.

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For assistance, please email camps@museumca.org.

 

Take your group to OMCA this summer!

The Oakland Museum of California welcomes groups of youth from schools, camps, and other programs around the Bay Area. This summer we are featuring guided tours and self-guided visits to our exciting special exhibition about Hip-Hop, RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom. We will also offer private Docent-led Tours in the Gallery of California Art, History, or Natural Sciences and general self-guided visits.

 


RESPECT: HIP-HOP STYLE & WISDOM TOURS AND SELF-GUIDED VISITS
Grades 3–12
Graffiti, b-boying and b-girling, MCing, wisdom. Explore Hip-Hop culture as a bridge across ethnicities, regions, and backgrounds. Discover first-person accounts that emphasize California’s contribution to global Hip-Hop culture during this interactive tour of RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom. Find your own voice as you learn to use the elements of Hip-Hop to deliver powerful messages to your community.

Teacher Resources are available to help teachers create classroom connections before and after the visit. 

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TOUR INFORMATION

Dates 
June 6–August 10

Days & Times 
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, 11 am and 12 pm

Fees 
$4.50 per person
A ticket must be purchased for every student and chaperone. Oakland Unified schools may use a code to receive 30% off.

SELF-GUIDED VISIT INFORMATION
Dates 
June 6–August 10

Days & Times 
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, 1 pm and 2 pm

Fees 
$4.00 per person.
A ticket must be purchased for every student and chaperone. Oakland Unified schools may use a code to receive 30% off.

Please note: All school groups interested in visiting RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom must purchase a RESPECT Tour or RESPECT Self-Guided Visit. Purchases of all other tours, self-guided visits, and programs do not include admission to RESPECT.

 
DOCENT TOUR INFORMATION: ART, HISTORY, NATURAL SCIENCES

Explore art, history, and natural science under one roof at the Oakland Museum of California, through groundbreaking exhibitions that tell the many stories of California and its people. In three extraordinary core galleries, learn about the natural, artistic, and social forces that affect the state and investigate your own role in both its history and its future. 

We have tours in each of the three subjects during the dates and times below. Click on Book Now to review available Tour summer offerings; contact groups@museumca.org or call 510-318-8470 for more information.  

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Days & Times
June 13–September 27
Wednesday & Thursday, 11 am. Tours are 45 minutes long unless otherwise noted. 
 
Fees
$4.50 per person
A ticket must be purchased for every student and chaperone. Oakland School District schools may use a code to receive 30% off.


SELF-GUIDED VISITS

Explore California art, history, and natural sciences in the core galleries with your students and chaperones without a docent.

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Days & Times
June 13–September 28
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, 11:15 am, 11:30 am, & 11:45 am. 
 
Fees
$4 per person. A ticket must be purchased for every student and chaperone. Oakland School District schools may use a code to receive 30% off.

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Please note: Visits after September 28 can be scheduled once we launch registration for the 2018-19 school year. Check back on the School Programs page for updates. Sign up for our educator eNews here to receive registration updates.

For assistance, please email groups@museumca.org or call 510-318-8470.