Camps

Soak up the fun

Guthrie camps and intensives offer kids and teens the opportunity to work alongside professional theater artists to explore and develop their skills as artists and creative thinkers. These fun and impactful experiences will inspire positive self-development and community leadership by connecting participants to the artistry and creative process at one of the nation’s leading theaters. Middle school and high school camps will feature workshops with a variety of skilled teaching artists and focus on a wide range of artistry.

Three reasons to join us

  • Connect to the artistry of a world-renowned theater
  • Work alongside professional theater artists to develop new skills and confidence
  • Share learnings at a culminating event for family and friends onstage at the Guthrie

Things to know

Location

All camps will take place inside and around the Guthrie Theater at 818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415.

Cost

Each weeklong camp is $445. Two-week camps are $890. Save $20 per camp when you register for two or more!

Contact us

Questions? Email education@guthrietheater.org. We look forward to serving you!

Scholarships

We are committed to providing accessible programming for all. Full and partial scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To request financial assistance, please complete an application. The deadline to apply for scholarships is April 12, 2024. 

Summer Camp scholarship application

Cancellation Policy

Summer camp registrations canceled before May 1 will receive a full refund. Cancellations on or after May 1 will receive a credit toward future camps, classes or tickets.

For all other education programming, registrations canceled more than 30 days before the program's first day will receive a full refund. Cancellations within 30 days will receive a credit toward future camps, classes or tickets.

Guthrie Education makes every effort to run programming as advertised but reserves the right to change or cancel programming at any time. Impacted registrants will receive notice as soon as possible and be issued a full refund or credit on account.

Summer camps

It’s truly been such a joy to be at these camps. We are so, so grateful for you and your team.

Dana G., Minneapolis

Additional experiences

MEA days for youth

Spend a day (or two) with Guthrie Education! During Minnesota’s annual two-day break in October, we offer full-day, hands-on experiences for students in grades 6–12. Workshops run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stay tuned for our next round of workshops in October 2024! 

Summer snapshots

Guthrie Summer Camp students participating in a technical theater camp (Nick Fay)

Guthrie Summer Camp students participating in a technical theater camp (Eric Melzer)

Guthrie Summer Camp students performing on the Wurtele Thrust Stage (Eric Melzer)

Guthrie Summer Camp students participating in an acting camp (Nathan Dale Studios)

Guthrie Summer Camp students singing (Nathan Dale Studios)

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