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California State University, Monterey Bay sits just one mile from one of the most beautiful places in the world – Monterey Bay. It is part of the California public university system with a student body of approximately 6,000 students pursuing 23 undergraduate and seven graduate majors. It is a two-hour drive south of San Francisco.

Summer Programs at Cal State, Monterey Bay

Summer Arts is for writers, designers, dancers, performers and media artists and musicians to explore the arts through classes and public performances.

Classes include

  • Sound + Sculpture
  • Aerial Dance Techniques
  • Cuban and Brazilian Drumming
  • Character Animation
  • Sound Design in Entertainment Media
  • Stage Combat
  • Sketch Comedy Writing

Tuition is discounted for California Residents and varies based on number of courses. Housing and meals are also available, prices vary with type of housing. One class is offered in Florence, Italy. This program is open to undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff. Qualified students under the age of 18 may also participate.

Cal State Monterey also offers several Otter Sports Camps on a residential or day basis. There are one-day workshops, elite clinics, swim lessons and team camps.

Not including in our listings is the Imagine College Summer Scholar institute for students of certain area high schools. This grant-funded program offers courses in math, writing, filmmaking and other subjects.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
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Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Summer Arts
(Art,Photography,Music,Writing,
Theater,Sound Design,Animation,
Filmmaking,Percussion)
(Art,Photography,...)
Seaside, CA
06/26/17 to 07/09/17 $1,611 $4,209
Summer Arts
(Art,Photography,Music,Writing,
Theater,Sound Design,Animation,
Filmmaking,Percussion)
(Art,Photography,...)
Seaside, CA
07/10/17 to 07/23/17 $1,611 $4,209
Baseball Showcases
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A
Boys Soccer, ages 13-19
Seaside, CA
Varies $275 $375
Coed Baseball, ages 6-14
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A
Coed Baseball, ages 6-14
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A
Coed Soccer, ages 8-13
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A
Girls High School Residential Soccer Camp
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A $300
Sand Volleyball
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A
Softball ID Camps
Seaside, CA
Varies $150 N/A
Volleyball Girls Elite
Seaside, CA
Varies $375 $375
Volleyball Girls, grades 5-7
Seaside, CA
Varies $40 N/A
Women's Water Polo
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A $395
Women's Water Polo
Seaside, CA
Varies N/A $395