This boutique style camp is an excellent way to empower your child with a useful skills, confidence and self-esteem.

At The Camp Couture, students learn basic design and sewing skills all the while making wearable garments in the process are challenging, fun and stylish! Camp Couture sessions are 1 week in length, however you may sign up for as many weeks as you want. We accommodate several different age groups and all levels. Campers ages range from 7 years -17 years.

You may attend as many weeks as you want. The curriculum changes weekly to make for a more fun sewing experience. Although we have a curriculum, we urge creative freedom to all students. Being creative is all about freedom.

Summer Camp reservations are made by filling out the registration form here.

Summer Camp Schedule 2017


Week 1: Monday May 29 – Friday June 2rd ; 9am-2:30pm

Week 2: Monday June 5th- Friday June 9th ; 9am-2:30pm

Week 3: Monday June 12th- Friday June 16th ; 9am-2:30pm

Week 4: Monday June 19th- Friday June 23rd ; 9am-2:30pm

Week 5: Monday June 26th- Friday June 30tht ;9am-2:30pm


**Week 6: Monday July 3th- Friday July 7th** ;9am-3:00pm

Week 7: Monday July 10th- Friday July 14th ;9am-2:30pm

Week 8: Monday July 17th- Friday July 23nd ;9am-2:30pm

Week 9: Monday July 24- Friday July 28th ;9am-2:30pm

July 4th week – we will add 1 hour to each class to make up for the holiday


Week 10:  Monday July31st 1st- Friday August 4th ; 9am-2:30pm

Week 11: Monday August 7th- Friday August 11th ;9am-2:30pm

Week 12:  Monday August 14th- Friday August 18th; 9am-2:30pm

Week 13:  Monday August 21st- Friday August 25th ;9am-2:30pm

Week 14:  Monday August 28th- Friday September 1 ;9am-2:30pm

Summer Camp Location

The San Mateo Design Studio: 1628 Palm Ave. San Mateo, CA 94403

Summer Camp Information

Complete payment is required upon signing up.

Last minute drop-ins on Monday mornings may be accommodated depending on the space available, a late registration fee of $25 will be added. Please email info@thecampcouture.com for availability.

The Camp includes 27.5 hours of sewing instruction. All materials & machines provided.

The Studio Hours:  8:00 am – 6:00 p.m.

Camp Workshop Hours: 9:00 am – 2.30pm daily

AM Care Hours & Days  8:00am- 8:50am Monday – Friday and is a one time flat fee per week of $15.

Extended Care Hours 2.35pm-6:00pm Monday- Thursday and is a one time flat fee per week of $85. Friday aftercare is $20 per hour.

NOTE: AM Care & Extended Care is ONLY provided for the week(s) you will be attending camp, a link will be sent after the  registration form is complete.  Extended care in the afternoon is separate from Camp instruction. Please provide your child with coloring books, electronic entertainment devices additional snacks or money for food. 

Summer Camp Pricing

Registration Fee & Tuition

1 Week is $550 which includes a $50 non-refundable registration fee.

Payment Options

The Non-Refundable Registration fee is $50 per week will be due upon the time of submission. 

The Remaining Balance of $500 (per week) can be paid via Paypal* or by check, mailing directions below. 

Please use the following format:

The Camp Couture
Attn: Week #
1628 Palm Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403

Please mark in the Pay to the Order of section: The Camp Couture and mark in the Memo Section: Child’s Name and Week #.

*Please Note a $16.50 transaction fee will be added if you are paying the remaining balance by Paypal.

Summer Camp Reminders

  • Camp runs Monday through Friday (June, July & August) from 9:00am -2:30pm
  • Week 6, Camp will be in observance of the 4th of July holiday and will start on Tuesday July 5th and will extend an extra hour for the remainder of the week (Tuesday- Friday 9:00- 3:30pm).
  • Lunch will not be provided, please bring a packed lunch and snacks.
  • Up-cycling, please save old jeans, t-shirts, shorts, skirts, dresses and fabric that can be reconstructed.  
  • Friday Potluck, we coordinate a potluck with students for lunch at noon on Friday. Potluck items will be assigned by Wednesday. Bring your items on Friday morning.
  • Friday Fashion Shows are at 2:30 pm, parents and family members and friends are welcome to attend. A typical fashion show lasts anywhere from 5-10 minutes and  parents will have the opportunity to take photos in the design studio all threw out the show and after. Seating is limited and the show will start no later than 2:35pm.

Sign Up Here. 

Summer Camp Optional Add-Ons

We will have additional* fabric  and trim for sale at the studio starting at $5 per 1/2 yard.

We will also have Camp Couture T-Shirts for sale and sewing kits and sewing project kits. More information to come.