Express Yo Self: Summer Arts Camp

The San Diego Youth Symphony, David's Harp Foundation, and National Comedy Theater partner together for Express Yo Self, a 5-day summer camp for high school aged students. Camp is July 10-14, 2017 at Moniker Warehouse in downtown San Diego.

This camp will offer high-quality and hands-on training for high school students. The goal of this campaign is to make attendance possible for foster and at-risk youth. Summer is a difficult time for teens due to lack of structure as the school year ends. There are few opportunities for these students to be involved in enrichment programs. 


Express Yo Self will offer high schoolers the opportunity to engage in the empowering and enriching process of creating. Participants will get experience in one of four enrichment tracks (instrumental chamber music, music production, improv comedy, or photography). They will receive instruction from professional Teaching Artists from the partnering organizations.

Express Yo Self will offer high schoolers the opportunity to engage in the empowering and enriching process of creating. Participants will receive instruction from professional Teaching Artists from the partnering organizations. They'll have the opportunity to collaborate as they intermix electronic music and traditional chamber music as they reimagine a chamber music piece and infuse it with modern production elements.

Students will engage in creative teambuilding activities and grow their communication and collaboration skills. They'll also learn technical skills including audio engineering, composition, and music production. The camp will culminate with a Friday evening performance where the students will share their art with each other and the community.



We want to leave a lasting impact. Each partner organization will offer enrichment opportunities and continued learning for campers beyond the scope of the one week camp if the campers choose.


We need your help! Thanks for considering partnering with us as we bring this camp to life. Here is what your donation will provide:

$5 - buy a camper's thumb drive (40 needed)
$10 - buy a camper's t-shirt (40 needed)
$50 - buy one hour of teaching instruction by a professional artist
$100 - send a kid to camp for one day
$375 - send a kid to camp for the week
$500 - be the official sponsor of our Friday night culminating event or give to Moniker Warehouse (2 needed)
$1000 - buy 20 hours of teaching instruction
$17,000 - be the official sponsor of 2018 Express Yo Self Arts Camp

We can't wait to partner with you!

Donations

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  • DeAndre Simmons 
    • $1,000 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 43 mos
  • Pam McClure 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Jody Stein 
    • $150 
    • 44 mos
  • Zoe Kumagai 
    • $25 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer

Jessie Stein 
Organizer
San Diego, CA
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