Youth & Teen Opportunities

The Holland Project offers youth and teen-focused arts programming in addition to our monthly all-ages workshops. This includes crafting camps for kids and families during Washoe County school breaks, a rock-n-roll music instruction summer camp for self-identifying girls and non-binary youth, a semester-long afterschool meet-up for high school-aged visual artists, as well as open group exhibitions for anyone under 21 and teen-driven arts festivals. Questions about any of these programs? Email alisha@hollandreno.org.



KID CRAFT & A/V CLUB CAMPS

About: Kid Craft is a week-long crafting camp for youth ages 5-12. Parents and guardians are welcome to join their kiddos in creating a variety of themed projects. Rates are available for single days or the whole week at a discount. 2023 Kid Craft sessions are scheduled for March 27-31, July 17-21, and December 27-30.

Throughout the year Holland will also be hosting A/V Club – a series of workshops for ages 10-15 that explores visual arts and music. A/V Club is produced in partnership with Girls Rock Reno, KWNK Community Radio, and Laika Press.


YOUTH GAME WEEK CAMP

About: In partnership with our friends at The Glass Die, this week-long board game camp for ages 9-13 teaches participants how to play a variety of different tabletop board/card games and role play games(such as DND). Full week registration is required for role play games or tabletop gamers can pick and choose their days. The next Game Week is scheduled for the first week of spring break, March 20-24, 2023 from 1pm-4pm each day.


GIRLS ROCK RENO

About: Girls Rock Reno (or GRR) is an annual music summer camp at The Holland Project for youth ages 9- 17. GRR provides music instruction in vocals, guitar, bass, and drums to participants of all skill levels, supported by valuable workshops in rock history, stage confidence, art and design, radio and music production, and more. We strive to promote self-love with programs that foster not only creativity and community-building but also confidence and empowerment. GRR promotes skills to guide participants throughout their lives. Applications open Spring 2022.


WORK IN PROGRESS

About: Work in Progress (or WIP) is semester-long visual arts program and meet-up introducing advanced art techniques to local high school students through a series of workshops and studio sessions led by practicing artists. During WIP, students conceptualize and create original artwork utilizing skills developed at weekly workshops and curate a group exhibition of their work which is professionally displayed in the Holland Project Gallery. Applications for our next WIP session open in October 2022, and the program will run from November 2022-February 2023.


YOUNG BLOOD SHOWCASE

About: Young Blood is a group exhibition occurring twice per year in the Holland Project Galleries. It is open for submissions by any regional artist under 21. Each artist may display 1-2 pieces, will learn how to professionally hang their work in a gallery setting, and can even sell their work. Each Young Blood exhibition culminates in a final event and celebration. The next Young Blood exhibition takes place April 25th – 29th, 2023. Artist sign-ups will open in mid March 2023.