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MoPOP is proud to offer a variety of summer youth programs for students in grades 3 and up. From science-fiction to music and from comedy to gaming, our summer youth programs have something for everyone!


Mic Drop: One-Day Comedy Workshop at MoPOP

July 13, 2020, 10am-3pm, Grades 9-12

Join us for a one-day workshop on improv! Working with local comedians, participants will develop skills in active listening, risk-taking, collaboration, and communication. Spend the day making new friends, learning from comedy pros, and laughing! No previous experience required.

$70; Financial Aid and scholarship options are available. MoPOP members receive a 10% discount on full registration price.

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For more information, contact Education Specialist Natasha Ransom at natashar@mopop.org.


Galaxies Far, Far Away: Sci-Fi on Stage

In partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

July 20-24, 8:45am – 4:00pm, Grades 5-8

Beam me up, the Force is with us, and don’t panic!  Explore the basics of science-fiction, hone your acting and theater production skills, and put it all together to create your own science-fiction play!  With your MoPOP educator, you’ll use the museum galleries for inspiration, investigate the building blocks of story structure and science fiction, and draft your science-fiction play.  With your Seattle Children’s Theatre teaching artist, you’ll build the characters, design props and costumes, and stage your play for its world premiere.  A celebration in MoPOP’s Sky Church will conclude this out-of-this-world week of camp!!

Tuition: $350 if registered by 4/30, $380 if registered after 4/30.

MoPOP members receive a $25 discount on camps.

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Rock ‘n’ Rolling!

In partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

July 27-31, 8:45am – 4:00pm, Grades 5-8

Become a rock star at SCT and MoPOP.  Learn acting skills, songwriting techniques, and more to bring your music to life in our new music video camp.  With your Seattle Children’s Theatre teaching artist, we’ll explore acting for the camera and learn how to express character on film.  With your MoPOP educator, we’ll learn about the art and history of music videos, visit the galleries, and write and film our own parody music videos on location at Seattle Center! 

Tuition: $350 if registered by 4/30, $380 if registered after 4/30.

MoPOP members receive a $25 discount on camps.

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The Minecraft Challenge

August 3-7, 8:45am-4:00pm, Grades 4-6

Get crafting as we dive into design and engineering challenges using Minecraft!  Explore architectural design, game design, storytelling, and engineering design processes while engaging in Minecraft collaborations and competitions.  We’ll visit MoPOP’s exhibits for inspiration as we learn about design, engineering, and collaboration. Challenges will range from fun and whimsical to explorations of how Minecraft can help us share information about important global issues.

Tuition: $350 if registered prior to 5/31, $380 if registered after 5/31.

MoPOP members receive a $25 discount on camps.

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Minecraft Maker Camp

In partnership with Phygital Labs

August 10-14, 9:00am-3:00pm, Grades 3-6

Bring the physical and digital worlds together as you tackle real-world problems in our Minecraft Maker Camp! Campers will face daily challenges and learn the tools and direction they need to create solutions using Minecraft.

Campers will visit MoPOP’s exhibits to explore topics and then implement their findings in Minecraft builds. Explore digital and physical worlds, learn essential 21st century skills, and engage with your peers. At the end of the week, campers will take home the worlds they have created, allowing them to continue their exploration and creation.

Previous experience with Minecraft is not required.

Tuition: $350 if registered by 5/31, $400 if registered after 5/31.

MoPOP members receive a $25 discount on camps.

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Advanced Music Program (AMP) at MoPOP

In partnership with Rain City Rock Camp

August 24-28, 2020

Rain City Rock Camp for Girls AMP at MoPOP is an advanced music program for female-identified teens* ages 14-19 with prior music experience. Teens come for a week-long intensive study of playing in a band, songwriting, music business, and empowerment workshops, off-site trips to studios and venues, and more! At the end of the week, participants get to record their original song with their band in a professional studio.

The workshops and classes in this program are geared towards a deeper musical understanding of writing within a band and being successful as a long-term band. Participants need to have prior music experience on guitar, bass, drums, or vocals. Instruments will be provided.

$25-425 sliding scale

MoPOP members receive a 10% discount on full registration price

All people who identify as female (cis or trans), trans, or gender non-conforming are welcome to be campers at RCRC

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Applications will be available on April 1, 2020.


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For more information on MoPOP’s summer hip-hop artist program, The Residency, click here

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

Seattle Children's Theatre

Rain City Rock Camp For Girls

Phygital Labs

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