Teen Programs: Summer 2018

 

ElevArte offers paid opportunities to teens via One Summer Chicago and After School Matters (ASM) programs. These apprenticeships are a chance for teens to learn a new skill and meet youth from all over the city, while preparing for college and careers. Any questions? Call 312-226-7767.

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Pilsen Urban Garden project: art of community
6/25/18 thru 8/04/18
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:30Am-1:30pm & Wednesday: 4:00-8:00pm
ages 13+ | must be enrolled in high school
Location: Mariposas Garden
1833 s. Carpenter St.

Learn how to grow a tomato, compost a banana peel, design a bench, and throw a garden party! This community garden, art, and social practice program gets teens hands in the dirt, in the paint, and on the mixing board. Teens host the program’s closing celebration on and guests learn about the garden’s food and plants while enjoying a teen curated performances and/or exhibitions.  

To apply: click here.

 

Sew Stitchy
6/25/18 thru 8/04/18
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am-2pm
ages 13+ | must be enrolled in high school
location: ElevArte Community Studio
1119 W. Cullerton St.| Basement Studio

Sew Stitchy is a fiber-arts program where teens learn and practice traditional and contemporary forms as a means to explore cultural identity, labor and social issues. Teens learn about marketing, merchandising, self-promotion skills and business plans, which will prepare them to sell their goods in the future. Teens will delve into sewing, knitting, crocheting and the handmade/DIY world.

To apply: click here.

Walls of Hope: Brighton Park Mural Project
6/25/18 thru 8/04/18

Monday - Thursday: 10:00am-2pm (time pending)
ages 13+ | must be enrolled in high school
Location: SGA Youth & Family Services
3152 W 47th Street | Basement classroom

Walls of Hope is a mural project in Brighton Park that transforms community spaces with teen inspired art work. Learn about the history of street art (it's more than graffiti) and the mural tradition. Teens will develop drawing, painting, lettering and aerosol techniques.

To apply: click here.

We Are Hip Hop Promotion team
6/25/18 thru 8/04/18
Monday - Thursday: 2:30pm-6:30pm (Pending)
ages 16+ | must be enrolled in high school
location: ElevArte Community Studio
1119 W. Cullerton St.| 3rd Fl Office

Paid @ $8.25 an hour | 16 hours a week

Teens in this After School Matters program will immerse themselves into the world of entertainment management while learning about Hip Hop culture and planning for the Annual We Are Hip Hop Youth Festival. Projects will positively promote Hip Hop culture and its elements while cultivating teens into community leaders. Through participation, teens will gain hands on experience in artist management as they will secure the artist line up for the marketing event coordinating and social media.

To apply: click here.

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We are hip hop management team
7/02/18 thru 8/10/18
Monday - Thursday: 9:00am-2pm
ages 16-24 | must be city of chicago resident
Location: ElevArte Community Studio
1119 W. Cullerton St.| 3rd FL OfFice
Paid @ $8.25 an hour | 20 hours a week

Youth in this One Summer Chicago program will immerse themselves into the world of entertainment management while learning about Hip Hop culture and planning for the Annual Annual We Are Hip Hop Youth Festival. Participants will gain first hand experience in festival production, leadership development, career readiness and will work on projects that will positively promote Hip Hop culture and its elements.

To apply: click here.
Must select "City of Chicago | Dept of Family & Support Services" on application.
Application closes may 21st, email Lily@elevartestudio.org for an interview.