Youth Workshops

Creative Summer Workshops at Salt Lake Community College

Develop your skills, meet new people and have a great time this summer with workshops at SLCC! These summer camps provide rich and rewarding learning experiences with skilled instructors on a variety of artistic and creative topics. Participants will get hands-on training using state-of-the-art equipment, all for an affordable price.

Registration: $200 | Early Bird Fee: $150 if registered by June 1 | SLCC Employees: $125
Open to 7th – 12th grade students (graduating seniors welcome)
June 18-29, 2018
Performance Track workshops are held from 9 AM – 12 PM | Technical Track workshops are held from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
SLCC Center for Arts & Media
1575 S. State Street, SLC, UT 84115

Join ambitious, creative theatre students from across Utah for two weeks of exciting and relevant theatre creation. Work with experienced devising artists to discover the power of theatre through exploration of devised theatre and Theatre of the Oppressed techniques. Collaborate with some of Utah’s best theatre students to create fully realized, devised theatre performances for a public audience. Over the course of the two-week process, you can take master classes focusing on either performance or technical skills which will be applied directly to the creation and public performance of your own devised theatre pieces.

Limited scholarships available – contact Marian Howe-Taylor at for details


Registration: $200 | Early Bird Fee: $150 if registered by June 27 | SLCC Employees $125
Open to 9th-12th grade students (graduating seniors welcome)
July 9-20, 2018
9 AM- 12PM
SLCC Center for Arts & Media
1575 S. State Street, SLC, UT 84115

*Participants should bring their own smart phone or action camera (preferably an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy or GoPro). If you do not have access to a phone or camera, please contact (801) 957-3127 or

Want to create a viral video? Be the next big social media influencer? If you’re just starting out and want to create great online video content then this class is for you. You’ll learn what makes a video go viral, how to create awesome videos with your smart phone, learn what type of videos to make, and how to get them seen. By the end of the class you’ll have a YouTube Channel and a video to share with the world!

TEACHER BIO: Anthony Ambriz is a YouTube Certified Consultant in Audience Growth and Content Strategy. He’s worked and collaborated with top YouTube creators to grow their channels to millions of subscribers, has gained 500+ million views, and has created over 5,000 videos. He’s worked with creators like Devin Supertramp, Lindsey Stirling, The King of Random, What’s Inside, Ronnie Shalvis, and many more!


Monday, July 9:

  • Introduction: Students will get an in-depth overview of the current landscape of online video and where it’s going. The possibilities of a career and how others have used it as a launchpad to traditional filmmaking in the industry.
  • Activity: Watch a curated list of YouTube videos

Tuesday, July 10:

  • Viral Formula: Students will gain an understanding of how videos go viral and how to create viral messages that people want to share.
  • Activity: You will breakdown one of your favorite viral videos and be able to explain why it went viral.

Wednesday, July 11:

  • Video Creation: Students will get a crash course into creating an online video for YouTube and other social media platforms. They will be shown the entire process from start to finish.
  • Activity: You will start to brainstorm your own ideas for a video you’d like to create.

Thursday, July 12:

  • Pre-Production: Students will learn the different methods of writing a script for creating online videos. They will incorporate the viral formula and start putting together their script to begin shooting their first video.
  • Activity: You will have your first script written for your video.

Friday, July 13:

  • Production: Students will begin filming their video by following their script.
  • Activity: You will shoot your video by yourself or in a team.

Monday, July 16:

  • Post-Production: Students will get a crash course into video editing, vfx, and music.
  • Activity: You will begin to edit your video.

Tuesday, July 17:

  • Post-Production: Day two of training in video editing, vfx, and music.
  • Activity: You will begin to edit your video.

Wednesday, July 18:

  • Optimization: Students will learn how to optimize a video to be discovered in search. This will require learning simple photoshop and video SEO techniques.
  • Activity: You will setup your YouTube Channel then optimize and upload your first video.

Thursday, July 19:

  • Distribution: Students will learn effective ways of distributing their content online.
  • Activity: You will begin sharing your video online using the distribution techniques you learned in class.

Friday, July 20:

  • Guest Speaker/Panel: You’ll meet YouTube influencers and other professionals in the industry who will share their knowledge about creating online video and how they started.


Registration: $150 | Early Bird Fee: $125 if registered by June 27 | SLCC Employees: $100
Open to 9th – 12th grade students (graduating seniors welcome)
July 16-20, 2018
1 – 4 PM
SLCC Center for Arts & Media
1575 S. State Street, SLC, UT 84115

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We apologize for the inconvenience, but the Creative Entrepreneurship and Fundamentals of Interior Design and Architecture workshops have been canceled.