Camps

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CAMP REGISTRATION

Little Fish’s camps are specialized, highly-engaging experiences designed specifically for teens and pre-teens!

Our next camps to be held are: 

  • Kidz Comic Camps

    • 06/15/2022 - 06/15/2022​

    • 06/20/2022 - 06/24/2022

    • 06/27/2022 - 07/01/2022

    • 08/15/2022 - 08/19/2022

    • 08/22/2022 - 08/26/2022

  • Teenz Comic Camps

    • 07/06/2022 - 07/08/2022​

    • 07/11/2022 - 07/15/2022

    • 08/01/2022 - 08/05/2022

    • 08/08/2022 - 08/12/2022

  • Comic Con Artist Intensive

    • 07/18/2022 - 07/24/2022​

  • Comic Industry Intensive

    • 07/25/2022 - 07/29/2022​

Applications can be returned in-person, by mail or email. Contact us if you have any questions.

The first day of Kidz camp, the students learn the about the most basic form of comic book storytelling: the panels.

The new Little Fish Studio on El Cajon Blvd is home to an impressive collection of essential comic reading. Check out the library page for catalogue highlights!

Our 2022 Summer Camps

are completely full!

IN-PERSON SESSIONS:

Kidz Comic Camps

Ages: 7-11

Session 1: 06/15/22 - 06/17/22, 9am-3pm (FULL!)*
Session 2: 06/20/22 - 06/24/22, 9am-3pm (FULL!)

Session 3: 06/27/22 - 07/01/22, 9am-3pm (FULL!)

Session 4: 08/15/22 - 08/19/22, 9am-3pm (FULL!)

Session 5: 08/22/22 - 08/26/22, 9am-3pm (FULL!)

Prices: $295 for one session ($265 if early registered by March 31st - Early Registration is now Closed)


Students will explore the process of creating characters and comics, from initial idea to completed page. Have fun with penciling, inking and coloring your own comic page. Materials included in cost. At the end of one week each child will have a comic story all their own!

*3 day camp, price reduced ($195/$165)

 

Teenz Comic Camps

Ages: 12-17
Session 1: 07/06/22 - 07/08/22; 9am-3pm (FULL!)*

Session 2: 07/11/22 - 07/15/22; 9am-3pm (FULL!)

Session 3: 08/01/22 - 08/05/22; 9am-3pm (FULL!)

Session 4: 08/08/22 - 08/12/22; 9am-3pm (FULL!)
Prices: $295 for one session ($265 if early registered by March 31st - Early Registration is now Closed)


Students will explore the process of creating characters and comics, from initial idea to completed page. Have fun with penciling, inking and coloring your own comic page. Little Fish is a fun, imaginative environment where all comic ideas are encouraged and nurtured to fruition. Includes historical context and introductory lectures. Materials included in cost. At the end of one week each child will have a 2-3 page comic story all their own!

*3 day camp, price reduced ($195/$165)

 


Comic Con Artist Intensive*

Ages: 14+
Dates: July 18th - July 24th, 2022; 9am-3pm (FULL!)
Price: $550 for the session ($520 if early registered by March 31st - Early Registration is now Closed)


Every year San Diego hosts the world's largest comic and pop culture convention, San Diego Comic Con International. With Comic-Con finally back in-person this year, we and campers will be onsite at the convention. We also have a fantastic curriculum planned, integrating a curated attendance of selected Comic-Con panels, portfolio reviews, and interviews and meets with comic professionals!

 

Little Fish will be teaming with legendary comic creators, designed to coincide with this dynamic, once-a-year event! Dedicated students and artists will create their own unique projects with hands-on help and guidance from Little Fish Comic Book Studio.

(*NOTE: Must email a portfolio of work with application! Five pieces of work, three of which are comic/manga sequential pages!)

 

 

Little Fish Comic Industry Intensive!

Ages: 10+

Dates: July 25th - July 29th, 2022; 9am-3pm (FULL!)

Price: $360 for the session ($330 if early registered by March 31st - Early Registration is now Closed

This unique camp will focus on exploring the comic industry and San Diego's unique place in it! We'll be making comic pages and stories and learning techniques in penciling, inking and writing! We'll then explore connections between student art and the community by visiting the San Diego State University's Pop Culture Library, Now Or Never Comics, local art stores and other comic-based locations! Figure drawing, demos and tours will supplement an already awesome experience!