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Studies show that early engagement with the arts improves educational outcomes and builds confidence, creativity and discipline in our children, teaching them about empathy, creative problem solving and self-expression. ArtsFund is committed to supporting youth development through the arts experiences with our partner organizations.

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CULTURE & HERITAGE

Summer Camps at the Burke
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
July 16 – August 17
Burke summer camps are for students entering grades K–7 grade.
Cost: $200-$370
Scholarships available
For an experience your kids won’t forget, check out the Burke’s exciting summer camps. Campers participate in hands-on investigations, behind-the-scenes tours, and visits with real scientist, all while having fun at the museum and on the beautiful University of Washington campus. Burke camps are available for students entering K–7 grade.

Heritage Camp: Nordic Animals
Nordic Museum
June 25 – June 29
Ages 7-12
Cost: $200-$250
Don’t miss our first Heritage Camp in the brand new Nordic Museum! Camp is open to children ages 7-12, and will be a week of fun activities and crafts related to Nordic animals – real animals, animals from stories, and animals from Norse mythology!
Co-sponsored by Leif Erikson Lodge 2-001. Reservations are necessary and can be made by contacting Alison Church, Children’s Education Coordinator, at alisonc@nordicmuseum.org.

Cost: $200 Museum Members, $250 general admission, contact Alison for information on LEL admission.

DANCE

Eastside Summer Dance Workshops
Pacific Northwest Ballet School
July 9-August 10
Ages 4-7 (4 year olds must turn 5 by 12/31/18)
Cost: $250 per weekly session
Children age 4-7 gain an appreciation for ballet and its history through dance classes with our outstanding faculty and unique arts and crafts projects relating to popular ballet stories.

DANCE This Intensive
Seattle Theatre Group
June 25 – June 30
Ages 13-21
Cost: $375
Scholarships available
The DANCE This Intensive provides an opportunity for young dancers at all levels to immerse themselves in dance over the course of one week. Students are exposed to a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. Students receive instruction from professional instructors in a variety of dance styles and genres.

DANCE This Camp @ Centrum
Seattle Theatre Group
August 12 – August 19, 2018
Open to students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2018 at all levels of dance experience
Cost: $900
Scholarships available
The DANCE This Camp at Centrum provides an opportunity for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere.
Students participate in Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Contemporary/Lyrical, Cultural and other specialty dance classes with professional dance instructors from the Seattle area and beyond.
Each day includes technique classes and repertory sessions, with time for meals and exploring the Fort Worden campus. At the end of the week, students share their work at a Saturday showcase for friends and family.
STG’s DANCE This Camp is a partnership with Centrum.

FILM

Citizen Minutes: Video Activism Camp, for ages 14-17
Northwest Film Forum
July 16th to July 20th and July 23rd to July 27th, 2018
Ages 14-17
Cost: $700/$650 NWFF members. Scholarships available!
Scholarships available
Being a savvy consumer and creator of media stories is a crucial skill for teens today. In this two week camp, students will learn the necessary storytelling, journalism and video production techniques to participate in Northwest Film Forum’s Citizen Minutes video initiative. Citizen Minutes explores what’s happening across our city, amplifying individual voices, stories and insights. After learning and creating stories during camp, teens will be prepared to go on making compelling and shareable content that can reach mass audiences. Final pieces will be shown online and in our theater as weekly newsreels before film screenings.

Summer Filmmaking Camp – Rainier Arts Center
SIFF
June 25 – June 29
Ages 9-12
Cost: $300 / $275 SIFF Members
Scholarships available
Make several short films in just five days! It will be fast paced, but in small groups 9-12 year-old students will learn the basics of working together as a movie crew, writing scripts, directing actors, using accessible filmmaking technology, and digital editing. At the end of the week, your short films will be “in the can” and we will celebrate with a family screening in the Rainier Arts Center Theater.

Summer Filmmaking Camp: Superheroines, Superheroes, and Villains
SIFF
July 16 – July 20
Ages 9-12
Cost: $350 / $325 SIFF Members
Scholarships available
Students (aged 9-12) will be exploring character development through harnessing their creative powers for good or evil, while learning the basics of working together as a movie crew, writing scripts, directing actors, using accessible filmmaking technology, and digital editing. At the end of the week, your short film will be “in the can” and we will celebrate with a family screening in the SIFF Film Center Theater.

Summer Filmmaking Camp: Fairy Tales
SIFF
July 23 – July 27
Ages 9-12
Cost: $350 / $325 SIFF Members
Scholarships available
udents (aged 9-12) will be creating their own contemporary fairy tale short films throughout the week, while learning the basics of working together as a movie crew, writing scripts, directing actors, using accessible filmmaking technology, and digital editing. At the end of the week, your short films will be “in the can” and we will celebrate with a family screening in the SIFF Film Center Theater.

LITERARY ARTS

Scribes Writing Camps
Hugo House
July 9 – August 17
Grades 6-12
Cost: $400-$750
Scholarships available
Scribes creative writing camps offer students in grades 6-12 the opportunity to stay creatively challenged over the summer. Through fun and dynamic instruction from published writers, arts-driven field trips, and more, Scribes camps deepen students’ connection to the written word and open the literary world to youth from all levels of writing experience and backgrounds. This year, one- to two-week camps take place at Hugo House’s temporary location on First Hill and at partner organizations, The Henry Art Gallery and MOHAI. Each camp culminates in a community reading, a chance for students to share their work with family and peers.

SOCIAL JUSTICE

Arts Liberation Leadership Institute (ALLI)
Arts Corps
August 21-25 and August 27-31
Youth aged 14-19 who are interested in creating change through their artistry and leadership. The program is geared towards young artists who have interest/experience in one of our four pathways: poetry, visual art, breakdance and music production.
Cost: FREE
The Arts Liberation and Leadership Institute (ALLI) is a two-week intensive summer program where 28 youth are trained in artistry, social justice and organizing. Youth leaders develop as cultural workers in four arts pathways: spoken word poetry, music production, visual art and breakdance. This cohort of youth hones their arts and organizing skills, while deepening their understandings of race and social justice issues. They collaborate, build community and create art that challenges oppression and envisions a more just world.

2018 Summer Youth Emplyment Program
Seattle Center
July 11-August 21
City of Seattle resident, Ages 16 to 24, Demonstrated ability to be responsible, determined and committed, Completion of designated job readiness trainings and orientations, and Low-income (based on 2017 HUD Income Guidelines.
Cost: FREE
HSD’s Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides internship opportunities for youth and young adults in our community—with a focus on young people from lower-income households, and communities that experience racial, social, and economic disparities. By promoting work readiness and strengthening career development, SYEP helps to prepare and support youth and young adults for real world jobs by providing them with opportunities to develop the skills necessary to be competitive in the job market.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY

Studio Coyote Summer Program
Coyote Central
June 25-August 31
Ages 10-16
Cost: $0-$375/week (pay what you can)
Scholarships available
Professional filmmakers, fashion designers, music producers, chefs, furniture makers, metal artists, glassblowers, writers, dancers, animators and other artists will share their expertise and inspiration with young people ages 10 to 16 in week-long 20-hour courses at Coyote Central throughout the summer. Young people learn the skills and tools of each profession and then design and build their own projects.

Creative Arts Camp for Deaf/HH/KODA
Deaf Spotlight
July 16-20, 2019
8-13 years old
Cost: FREE
Deaf Spotlight will offer a day arts camp for youth this summer. This is for up to 20 youth ages 8-13 who are Deaf, Hard of hearing, or Children of Deaf Adults (KODAs). They will learn and practice different art mediums with Deaf
artists.
Registration info: www.deafspotlight.com/camp2018. Any questions, email us at dsartscamp@gmail.com.

Art4Teens Camp
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
July 23- July 27
Art4Teens Camp is for rising 7th-12th graders
Cost: $300
Scholarships available
Art4Teens is designed to give teens and pre-teens the opportunity to experience a fun and engaging, artful program, filled with visual arts, theater and music, taught by inspiring local professionals who are seasoned teachers of teens.

August Arts Camp
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
July 30 – August 3
August Arts Camp is for rising 3rd through 6th graders
Cost: $300
Scholarships available
Prepare to get messy! Do your kids love art-making? Do they need more hands-on art in their lives? This year’s Art Camp classes are fun-filled explorations in art process, led by local professionals, in painting, sculpting, printmaking, drawing, theater arts, African drumming and more!

MUSIC

Tuned In! Summer Student Festival
Chamber Music Madness
July 9 – July 14
Ages 13-24
Cost: $495
Scholarships available
The Tuned In! Summer Student Festival is an intensive and comprehensive week-long musical learning experience for middle school, high school, and college students. Tuned In! takes place over six days, ending with a gala student performance for friends and family. The festival mixes serious education with lots of fun, in a noncompetitive atmosphere.

ECA Summer Arts Enrichment Camp: Rockin’ Rhythms Marimba Camp with Youth Marimba Workshop
Edmonds Center for the Arts
July 16 – July 20
Ages 7-11
Cost: $250
Scholarships available
Ages 7-11 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm daily
Students learn melodies, harmonies and fun rhythms, as well as how to keep time on a variety of marimbas, hand percussion and drums. The special connection between the Pacific Northwest and Zimbabwean marimba music will also be explored. No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome!
To inquire about scholarships, contact Director of Programming Gillian Jones at 425.275.9483 or gillian@ec4arts.org.

ECA Summer Arts Enrichment Camps: Rhythm generation: Intergenerational marimba Camp
Edmonds Center for the Arts
July 23 – July 27
Teens and Older Adults
Cost: Teens: $125 per week; Seniors: $100 per week
Scholarships available
Rhythm Generation: Intergenerational Marimba Camp with Youth Marimba Workshop & Silver Kite Community Arts, LLC
Teens: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Seniors: 10:30 am-12:00 pm
ECA’s intergenerational camp returns! This program is structured so that teens play together in a special morning session. Teens later take the lead to help teach their senior band-mates when the whole group meets– with the objective to provide leadership and mentor opportunities to both teens and older adults.
To inquire about scholarships, contact Director of Programming Gillian Jones at 425.275.9483 or gillian@ec4arts.org.

Music Summer Day Camps
Music Works Northwest
June 25 – August 24
Ages 4-16
Cost: $200 – $370 per week
Scholarships available
Summer music day camps for ages 4 – 16. No musical experience required in the popular I Love Music, Gotta Sing!, Instrument Discovery, Pop Voice, Singing for Broadway, Pre-Band, and Ukulele camps. Some musical experience required in Jazz Camp, Digital Music Camp, Songwriting Camp, and Rock Shop. Spend your summer making music at Music Works Northwest in Bellevue.

Seattle Chamber Music Society Family Concert
Seattle Chamber Music Society
July 21
Concert is intended for ages 5-10, and their families
Cost: $12
This 45-minute concert is performed by the Agermos Chamber Music Project, a Seattle-based woodwind trio (flute, clarinet, bassoon). Enter the world of Peter Rabbit and his adventures in Mr. McGregor’s garden, a 10-minute musical narration of the beloved tale. Also on the program, folk-inspired music from Venezuela, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and other classics. Arrive early to allow your child to experience a musical instrument petting zoo.
The concert is presented by Seattle Chamber Music Society and sponsored by Classical KING FM 98.1

Summer Vocal Institute
Seattle JazzED
August 13 – August 17
Grades 7-12
Cost: $455, full and partial scholarships available
Scholarships available
Johnaye Kendrick and Dawn Clement, renowned jazz musicians and Cornish College faculty, will teach you how to sing in a new way. Take your vocal technique and stage presence to the next level. The week ends with a high-energy performance for friends and family at The Royal Room.

Summer Percussion Project
Seattle JazzED
July 23 – July 27
Grades 7 – 12
Cost: $395
Scholarships available
If you love beats, you’ll love this camp. The Summer Percussion Project is a drumming and percussion camp in the style of second line and drumline. Expect a mix of fun, movement, energy and a focus on proper technique. Director Tony Sodano (of Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline) will work with you to make sure your grip is spot on and your time is like a metronome.

Summer Advanced Institute
Seattle JazzED
August 6 – August 10
Grades 10 – 12, Grade 9 by audition
Cost: $455
Scholarships available
The Summer Advanced Institute will challenge you to approach jazz with a holistic understanding of its history and development. You’ll work closely with faculty Riley Mulherkar, Sammy Miller and Marina Albero in small ensembles, masterclasses, and group discussion. You’ll hone your leadership skills and expand your love for the many styles of Jazz – New Orleans, Jazz Age, Swing, Bebop, and Free. The institute ends with a live in-studio recording session at KNKX 88.5FM, which your friends and family can tune in to hear!

STG’s Songwriters Lab
Seattle Theatre Group
July 16 – July 21, 2018
Ages 14-19
Cost: $375
Scholarships available
STG’s Songwriters Lab is for young musicians (ages 14 – 19) interested in pursuing their artistic vision as songwriters and lyricists. Under the mentorship of professional musicians, students learn creative approaches to song composition and lyric writing, along with strategies for navigating the music business. STG’s Songwriters Lab encourages collaboration across music genres and instrumentation (from guitars to cellos to Reason/Ableton Live and more). All styles of music are welcome!

SYSO Summer Music- Session I
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
July 9 – July 20
This camp is designed for enthusiastic young musicians between the ages of 7-14 who have had at least two years of playing experience or a minimum of one year of private instruction.
Cost: $600, $40 application fee
Scholarships available
SYSO Summer Music provides a wonderful, fun summer learning experience which includes small group ensemble and full orchestral work taught by talented and committed music teachers. The two-week programs conclude with a student concert for the entire family!

SYSO Summer Music
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
July 9 – July 20 OR July 16 – July 27
Designed for enthusiastic young musicians between the ages of 7-14 who have had at least two years of playing experience or a minimum of one year of private instruction.
Cost: $600 + $40 application fee
Scholarships available
SYSO Summer Music provides a wonderful, fun summer learning experience which includes small group ensemble and full orchestral work taught by talented and committed music teachers. The two-week programs conclude with a student concert for the entire family!
Strings (violin, viola, cello, bass)
Woodwind/Brass (flute, clarinet, bassoon, oboe, trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba)
Percussion

Shoreline Jazz Camp
Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
August 6 – August 10
open to middle and high school students
Cost: $350
Scholarships available
Come play with the Pros! Shoreline Jazz Camp provides young musicians the opportunity to learn and play with some of the region’s most accomplished teachers and performers. Our program creates a safe and structured learning environment, in which students of varying skill levels are able to share in the joy of playing jazz. The camp includes instruction in large and small ensembles, and a series of master classes that are designed to refine the individual’s skills and understanding of jazz.

Evergreen Music Festival Session I
Tacoma Youth Symphony Association
July 23-July 27
Grades 3-8
Cost: $405
Scholarships available
Grades 3-8 string, woodwind, brass and percussion musicians are invited to join us for a fun-filled day camp held at Pacific Lutheran University. The day includes orchestra rehearsals, sectionals, instrument demonstrations, theory classes and exploratory classes.

Evergreen Music Festival Session II
Tacoma Youth Symphony Association
July 29 – August 4
Grade 9 through age 21
Cost: $830
Scholarships available
Grade 9 through age 21 string, woodwind, brass and percussion musicians are invited to join us for an amazing overnight camp held on the campus of Central Washington University. The week includes full orchestra rehearsals, chamber music, theory classes, masterclasses, choir rehearsals and music history lectures.

Instrument Exploration Camps
Ted Brown Music Outreach
June 25-28
Grades 4-6
Cost: $59.00
Scholarships available
Starting School Band next year? This is where you come to find out, “What instrument should I play?”
Summer is a time of new and exciting experiences. Why not have your child “put their toe in the water” by trying out a band instrument?

Jazz Improv Camp
Ted Brown Music Outreach
July 9 – 12
Need at least 1 year of school band. 7th through 11th grade
Cost: $99.00
Scholarships available
Camp A: Students with little to no experience. Will cover: Embellishing a melody, soloing with the blues scale, phrasing, soloing with triads and seventh chords, and ear training.
Camp B: Students with intermediate to advanced experience
Will cover: Development and understanding of chords and scales, ear training. How to work through chord progressions and develop solos. Learning how to work through the standard jazz song.

OPERA

Seattle Opera Summer Opera Camps
Seattle Opera
July 9 – July 13
Full and half-day camps available for ages 6-18.
Cost: $185 – $385
Scholarships available
Opera Camps offer a fun, supportive environment where children of all ages and experience levels can learn vocal skills and performance techniques. Sessions also include movement activities with a choreographer. Full and half day camps available for ages 6–18. Financial assistance available.

THEATRE

Musical Theatre Camp: FAME Jr.
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
July 9-27
Ages 8-18
Cost: $625-$700
Scholarships available
Broadway Center’s annual summer Musical Theatre Camp for ages 8-18! This year, we’ll be performing Fame, Jr. on July 28 and 29. Enroll by June 18 and save! Scholarships are available.

ECA Summer Arts Enrichment Camp: The Merry Wives of Windsor: Acting, Improv & Combat Camp
Edmonds Center for the Arts
July 9 – July 13
Ages 11-15
Cost: $250
Scholarships available
Ages 11-15 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm daily
Dive into a zany Shakespearean comedy full of disguises, tricks, and lovable clowns! Students will read scenes, practice acting techniques, and create comedic stage combat routines. The week culminates in a showcase for family and friends.
To inquire about scholarships, contact Director of Programming Gillian Jones at 425.275.9483 or gillian@ec4arts.org.

Long-Form Improvisation with Jet City Improv
Jet City Improv
August 6 – August 10
Grades 7-12; students should have prior improv experience
Cost: $335
Scholarships available
Upper level teen Acting and Improv camp, co-taught by Jet City Improv and Seattle Children’s Theatre.

20th Annual Seattle Indian Youth Arts & Performance
Red Eagle Soaring
August 6th – 17th
Native youth ages 10-19
Cost: FREE

SIYAP (or Seattle Indian Youth Arts & Performance) is an intensive two week theatre workshop for American Indian/Alaskan Native youth that ends in a final performance for the community. Dates this year are August 6th – 17th

Zorro! Production Class
Seattle Public Theater
June 25- July 15
Grades 5-8
Cost: $540
Scholarships available
This summer join us for the adventures of the swashbuckling, masked hero- Zorro! This adaptation of the classic adventure will have students sword fighting & banding together to fight corruption in the deserts of California. A story about vigilance, bravery and fighting for what’s right, this camp will have your child up in arms battling injustice and having fun while doing it!

Paperbag Princess
Seattle Public Theater
June 25-June 29
Grades 1-3
Cost: $180
Scholarships available
Follow Princess Elizabeth as she uses her intellect and wit to defeat a dragon and save a prince! This classic children’s book now adapted for stage will be a fun, exciting, empowering theatre camp for your young, royal rebel!

Around the World in Dialects
Seattle Public Theater
July 2-July 6 (no class on July 4th)
Grades 7-12
Cost: $290
Scholarships available
Let’s go around the world in four days–in dialects! Taught by skilled voiceover artist, dialect coach, and actor Alyssa Keene, students will have the opportunity to learn various dialects, improve vocal technique and discover character vocalization tricks from a pro.

Outdoor Shakespeare and Stage Combat
Seattle Public Theater
July 9-July 13
Grades 6-12
Cost: $360
Scholarships available
Enjoy the summer sun at Green Lake with a broadsword in hand! Jump into Shakespearean text and Stage Combat with Zoe Shields. Students will be safely guided through stage combat and use their newly acquired skills inside a Shakespeare scene or monologue. Perfect for the dramatic hero in your house.

Design Mentorship Program
Seattle Public Theater
August 1-31
Grades 6-12
Cost: FREE
For its second year, Seattle Public Theater and Foundry 10 are partnering for the Student Design Mentorship Program. Students interested in Costume Design or Set Design and Painting will work under the mentorship of professional designers, developing their design skills and collaborating with peers in bringing a beautiful, cohesive design to the stage for the Youth Opera Project’s production of Pirates of Penzance. Set Design and Painting students will also get to work on The Woods and Trix of Light. This program is free for students to participate. Seattle Public Theater is committed to equity and inclusion; people of color and other people traditionally underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Camp Bill
Seattle Shakespeare Company
July 9 – August 26
entering 5th grade thru 12th grade
Cost: $200 – $875
Scholarships available
A theater summer camp all about Shakespeare! Camp Bill is guided by professional actors and teaching artists. Participants will get a hands-on experience with voice and text work, scene study, Elizabethan dance, and/or stage combat. In production intensives, students take on designing, rehearsing, building, and performing a classic play in just three weeks! This welcoming and inclusive environment is perfect for the seasoned Shakespeare performer, as well as first timers!

Disney’s Cinderella KIDS
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
July 9 – 21, 2018
Only for children entering 1st – 3rd grades
Cost: Cost: Register by June 8 | $300 Register on or after June 8 | $325 Additional Sibling, Register by June 8 | $250 Additional Sibling, Register on or by June 8 |$275
Scholarships available
Students will study musical theater production and participate in two fully staged performances of a Broadway-style musical.

Summer Camp Music Man JR.
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
July 23 – August 5
Only for students entering 1st – 3rd Grade
Cost: Register by June 22 | $300 Register on or after June 22 | $325 Additional Sibling, Register by June 22 | $250 Additional Sibling, Register on or by June 22 |$275
Scholarships available
Students will study musical theatre production and participate in two fully staged performances of a Broadway-style musical.

Summer CampTMP’s Junie B. Jones The Musical JR.
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
July 9 – August 4
For students entering 4th-5th Grade
Cost: Register by June 8 | $575 Register on or after June 8 | $600 Additional Sibling, Register by June 8 | $475 Additional Sibling, Register on or by June 8 |$500
Scholarships available
Summer youth musical theater day camp. Students will study musical theater production and participate in two fully staged performances of a Broadway-style musical.

Summer CampTMP | Thoroughly Modern Millie JR.
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
July 16 – August 11
For Students Entering 6th-8th Grade
Cost: Register by June 15 | $575 Register on or after June 15 | $600 Additional Sibling, Register by June 15 | $475 Additional Sibling, Register on or by June 15 |$500
Scholarships available
Summer youth musical theater day camp from July 16 to Aug. 11. Students will study musical theater production and participate in two fully staged performances of a Broadway-style musical.

The Addams Family
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
July 16 – August 12
For Students Entering 9th-12th Grade and Newly Graduated Seniors
Cost: Register by June 15 | $575 Register on or after June 15 | $600 Additional Sibling, Register by June 15 | $475 Additional Sibling, Register on or by June 15 |$500
Scholarships available
Summer youth musical theatre day camp from July 16 to Aug. 12 for grades 9th – newly graduated seniors. Students will study musical theatre production and participate in two fully staged performances of a Broadway-style musical. Our director for The Addams Family is Rafe Wadleigh director of choral music for the Middle and Upper Schools and serves as chair of the performing arts department at Charles Wright Academy. He has more than 15 years experience directing choral ensembles, building music programs, and performing. He is a versatile musician with a strong command of both academic and popular music styles.

Summer Musical Theater Classes
The 5th Avenue Theatre
July 9-July 31
Cost: $40
Scholarships available
Develop your skills and learn from professional musical theater artists in our Summer Musical Theater Classes. With offerings in dance, voice, audition skills, and even conducting, there is something for everyone. Take one class, or take them all!

Improv Camp for Teens
Unexpected Productions Improv School
June 25 – June 29 2018
17-Dec
Cost: $249
Over the course of 5 days, improvisers ages 12 and above will explore the unique process of improvisation. Each day, students dive into an exciting array of expertly crafted theater games, improvisational exercises, ensemble-building activities and performance opportunities. With our industry-leading artists as their guide, students build the performance skills necessary to deliver an impressive and hilarious end-of-session show for friends and family. Our teacher offers personal support to students as they discover the many benefits of improv off-stage: new friendships, stronger communication skills, confidence in imagination, applied creativity, collaboration, and openness to new ideas.

Issaquah Classes & Camps
Village Theatre
June 18 – August 17
Each camp/class has age ranges. More information can be found by visiting the website.
Cost: $220 – $560
Scholarships available
Village Theatre KIDSTAGE is uniquely designed to use theatre to build critical life skills in each participant. In KIDSTAGE classes & camps, our techniques encourage creativity, collaboration, problem solving, concentration, public speaking, and a strong work ethic. While some students are on a path to Broadway, all students are improving their futures and increasing self-confidence through involvement in KIDSTAGE.

Everett Camps & Classes
Village Theatre
June 18 – August 17, 2018
Each camp/class has age ranges. More information can be found by visiting the website.
Cost: $150 – $360
Scholarships available
Village Theatre KIDSTAGE is uniquely designed to use theatre to build critical life skills in each participant. In KIDSTAGE classes & camps, our techniques encourage creativity, collaboration, problem solving, concentration, public speaking, and a strong work ethic. While some students are on a path to Broadway, all students are improving their futures and increasing self-confidence through involvement in KIDSTAGE.

KIDSTAGE Summer Productions
Village Theatre
July 12 – August 10, 2018
Village Theatre KIDSTAGE presents a Summer of fun and exciting productions in both our Issaquah and Everett locations.
Issaquah:
Sister Act, July 13-22, 2018
Shrek the Musical, July 27-August 5, 2018
Everett:
Bring It On: The Musical, July 12-22, 2018
Les Misarables School Edition, August 11-19, 2018
Seussical KIDS, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10, 2018

VISUAL ARTS

Youth Summer Art Camps in Issaquah
ArtEast Art Center
July – August
Ages 8-11
Cost: $200 per camp
Scholarships available
ArtEast is offering Summer Camps for Youth ages 8-11. Explore Mixed Media with paint and collage, ancient art practices from 5000 B.C. in Tribal Folk Art and plaster mold making in Camp “Gritty.”

Teen Summer Art Camps
ArtEast Art Center
July – August: weekly camps available
Ages 12-18
Cost: $200 per camp
Scholarships available
Mosaic Glass, Encaustic Wax, Colored Pencil, Portfolio Building, Abstract Art, Camp “Gritty” and Zentangle – we have a bunch of Teen Camps lined up this summer and they are incredible! Our Teen Summer Camps are designed for ages 12 and up with professional artist instructors ready to take your art to the next level. Whther you are a complete beginner or accomplished young artist, we have the right camps for you!

Summer Glass Arts program (Middle School)
Hilltop Artists
June 25 – August 2
Middle school students must be at least 12 years old
Cost: $0-$100
Scholarships available
This summer, Hilltop Artists is offering three unique programs: Glassblowing, Flame-working to make beads, and Glass fusion.
Students can choose session 1, session 2, or session 3, and one of two daily session times:
Session 1: June 25-July 5
Session 2: July 9-July 19
Session 3: July 23-August 2
Cost: $100 materials fee
Fee may be waived – ask for details
Students must be at least 12 years old.
All experience levels are encouraged to apply.
Contact Kathy Anderson at kanderson@hilltopartists.org if you have questions.

Summer Glass Arts Program (High School)
Hilltop Artists
June 25 – July 19
Cost: $0 – $100
Scholarships available
This summer glass arts program will offer glassblowing and bead-making, and will run for 2 two-week sessions. This class is designed for high school students in grades 9 through 12.
All experience levels are encouraged to apply.
Each class is two weeks long, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Session 1: June 25-July 5
Session 2: July 9-July 19
Applications can be downloaded from the website.
Contact Kathy Anderson at kanderson@hilltopartists.org if you have any questions.

Summer Art Camp
Kirkland Arts Center
June 25 – August 17
18-May
Cost: $295 – $425
Scholarships available
Seven weeks of full day art camps for ages 5 – 12 and six weeks of teen intensives. Every week, children will find a new adventure in art led by trained, professional art instructors. Explorations of culture and art history prompt lively, enriching discussions. Students are further encouraged to connect with each other through the process of art critique.

Summerfest: Young Artists Exhibition
Kirkland Arts Center
August 10 – August 12
Cost: FREE
The Young Artists Exhibition is a three-day art show for all creative youth up to age 18 during the 7th annual Kirkland Summerfest Music + Art Festival. This year, the Young Artist Exhibition will be at the historic Heritage Hall in downtown Kirkland.

Art Camps and Intensives at the Kirkland Arts Center
Kirkland Arts Center
June 25 – August 17
Ages 5 – 18
Cost: $295 – $425
Scholarships available
In KAC’s Summer Art Camps, children ages 5-12 will make discoveries and learn new skills through use of a variety of mediums & techniques that include clay, paper, pencils, pens, markers, crayons, pastels, printmaking inks, and water-based paints. In KAC’s week-long teen intensives, students ages 13 and up will gain foundational skills in ceramics, observational drawing, painting, printmaking, and more.

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Creative Darkroom Photography for Teens
Photographic Center NW
July 9 – July 13
ages 14-18
Cost: $395
Scholarships available
Learn the classic art of shooting and printing with film. Each day shoot a roll of black and white film, develop it, and print using PCNW’s great darkrooms.

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Alternative Process Photography for Teens
Photographic Center NW
July 23-27
ages 14-18
Cost: $395
Scholarships available
Explore the history of photography through alternative photographic processes in this fun and very hands-on workshop. Experiment with various methods of image-making including Cyanotype and Van Dyke.

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The Portfolio Project Teen Photo Workshop
Photographic Center NW
August 6 – August 10
ages 14-18
Cost: $395
Scholarships available
Whether you’re interested in organizing your work for college portfolio submission, learning how to cut mats for your photos, or looking to layout a photobook of your snapshots, this workshop has you covered.

Summer camps
Pratt Fine Arts Center
June 23-August 10
Cost: $350
Pratt’s youth summer program fosters an appreciation of art for students ages 7-12. Pratt introduces students to a variety of materials and artistic concepts to evoke their curiosity and to hone their natural creativity develop perseverance, and critical thinking. Professional artists teach students in a fun, relaxed environment where they can express their creativity and gain self-confidence. The techniques developed at Pratt do not stop here; students use these new skills artistically, academically, and interpersonally. Pratt has committed to racial equity as a core value and ongoing practice, allocating resources to the breakdown of systemic barriers and the development of equitable solutions organization-wide.

Summer camps
Pratt Fine Arts Center
June 25-August 10
Cost: $210-$285
Scholarships available
Pratt teen summer programs offer a supportive environment allowing students to express themselves creatively while learning in professionally-equipped studios. Week long hands-on art programs featuring small class sizes enable students to explore and expand their skills.

Youth in Focus Camps & Core Program
Youth in Focus
July 9th – August 10th
11- 17 for Camps, 13 – 19 for Core Program
Cost: $350 – $600 and sliding scale
Scholarships available
Join Youth in Focus this summer for a Camp or our Core Program! Learn darkroom or digital photography and how to tell your story through your photographs. Use a camera to explore your communities, your home and what it most important to you. Half-day and full-day camps are available, while the Core Program is two weeks long. All information is on our website!

Youth in Focus Summer Camps
Youth in Focus
July 9th – August 10th
10 – 17 years old
Cost: $350 – $600
Join a Youth in Focus half day or full day Summer Camp this year! Darkroom and digital photography camps are available, but space is limited so register today!

Youth in Focus Summer Quarter
Youth in Focus
July 30th – August 10th
13 – 19 years old
Cost: $25 – $360
Scholarships available
Join the Youth in Focus Summer Quarter for a two-week, intensive darkroom or digital photography class. Space is limited, so fill out the application today.