Every year, the Junior Center welcomes hundreds of young artists, explorers and makers into the world of art and science. We are also committed to equity and access for all. That is why we are one of the only Bay Area programs that operate on a sliding scale basis for all of our after-school and summer programs. Your generous support is essential to keeping it that way.

Here is what your donation can do:


Embeds a JCAS teaching artists in an 8-session public school classroom residency.


Covers the cost of tuition of a one-week session in our popular summer camps.


Funds a student’s participation in a 6 week on-site after school program.


Covers the materials cost for one student to design and build their own project in our carpentry or digital design camps.

Your support now will help us remove financial barriers facing many East Bay families who want these experiences for their kids.

Thank you for your generosity!

Does your employer have an employee matching program? Help your gift go even further to support the Junior Center this year. Check with your workplace’s HR department to see if they participate.