A Comprehensive list of Summer Creative Youth Opportunities!

Updated by Communications Specialist Gavin Bradler 7.26

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With this list of opportunities in various different mediums, at different times, and in different regions, YOU pick how you will spend your Summer from a variety of programs through our many arts partners! Don't see something you like quite yet? Bookmark this page and check back as we update this list as more opportunities become available leading up to the Summer!

Music Opportunities:

Tacoma Youth Symphony Association Summer Camps - Training for youth classical and jazz musicians through festivals & workshops! When: July and August 2023, depending on the camp.

Music Sessions with Totem Star - Book a FREE session to work with & learn from an artist mentor! When: REMOTE & IN-PERSON SESSIONS: OPEN: Mon, 3/27/23 to Fri, 6/16/23 (will update when Summer programs become available).

Classes with Vera Project - Classes in screen printing, concert lighting, live mixing, and more! When: June - August 2023, depending on the class.

SCHOOL OF ROCK SEATTLE MUSIC CAMPS - Learn the fundamentals of Rock & Roll with other youth artists! Spots filling fast! When: NOW - Beginning of September, depending on the class.

Perform at YMP’s Teen Open Mic Night! - An all-youth supportive environment to show off your music or listen to other Teen Artists! When: Every first Friday, upcoming: Aug 4, Sept 1.

Visual Arts Opportunities:

Visual Arts Summer Camps with Gage - Safe, supportive environments to grow skills in drawing, painting, & other mediums! Full and partial scholarships are available! When: June 25 - August 26, Find A Class!

Pratt Fine Arts Center classes + open studios - A variety of beginner to advanced visual arts classes including jewelry making and glass casting with excellent mentors! When: Now through September, depending on the class.

Museum Opportunities:

Volunteer at MoPOP - Get involved in the MoPOP community and get free admission, get plugged in to future exhibit previews, and future MoPOP news! When: All year.

Volunteer at the Museum of Flight - Give tours of the museum exhibits and spend some time around these historic vehicles! When: All year, required volunteer orientation.

Writing Opportunities:

Classes with Hugo House -A variety of writing classes are available with Hugo House's expert teaching artists. From comic books, nonfiction, poetry, and more! WHEN: July 10 - August 21

Y-WE WRITE Summer Camp! with Y-WE Write - A writing space for young women and gender-expansive youth! WHEN: July 31 - August 6, 2023

Pitch Your 10-Minute Story To The Story Collider - Tell your story at a future event! When: No application deadline.

Dance Opportunities:

Spectrum Dance Theater Classes with Spectrum Dance Theater - Day-long & multi-week dance classes offered in a variety of styles! Beginner friendly! When: June-July, depending on the class!

Theater Opportunities:

Summer at ACT with ACT Theatre- Experiential theatre training intensives for young actors & stage managers! FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE! When: August 14-20th, depending on the camp. (scroll to the bottom).

Summer Camps with Taproot Theatre - Camps in a variety of theatre topics from improv, and musical theatre, to playwriting & more! For grades K-12 When: June - August, depending on the camp!

Youth Classes at Village Theatre - Find summer theatre classes for all grades exploring a variety of plays & musicals! When: June-August, depending on the class!

Musical Theater Summer Camps with Broadway Bound - Work on audition technique, script analysis, and a more to develop your acting craft! When: June - August, depending on camp!

YOUNG ACTOR INSTITUTE - NEW WORK DEVELOPMENT #ENOUGH - Learn about theatre as activism while rehearsing a showcase of short original plays from the #ENOUGH Festival When: September 16 - November 1

Internship Opportunities:

SPS Career Quest Internships - Earn High School credit through internship experiences!

Develop Your Voice and Speak - A PAID internship where BIPOC girls and gender-expansive youth publish a zine! When: September 20--November 29, apply by August 18.

Sports Opportunities:

Performance Opportunities:

Everyday Unseen 2023: Monuments to the Mundane Get paid to create and show your work at a public exhibit in pioneer square! When: Apply by August 13.

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