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 (Ages 5-8)

About: Kid Craft is a week-long morning crafting camp for youth ages 5-8. The workshops take place from 9am-1pm each day of camp and parents/guardians are welcome to join their kiddos in creating a variety of themed projects or may drop off and return at noon. The next Kid Craft session is scheduled for April 1 – 5, 2024 during WCSD spring break. Hit the link below to register! Please Note: older kids may attend the camp, but please note that projects are geared for ages 5-8.


ART + GAME CAMP (Ages 9-12)

About: We’re now offering a full-day Spring Break camp at Holland Project by introducing Art + Game Camp March 25-29, 2024. This camp combines our popular Kid Craft with Game Week and caters specifically to ages 9-13. Sign up for a full day (9AM-4PM) or, if preferred, choose just the arts & crafts portion (AM) or just the games portion (PM). Different art projects will be explored each morning and a variety of contemporary tabletop board games in the afternoon. Participants may also choose the “Dungeons & Dragons” option to learn the role-playing game D&D during game camp instead of other board games. Participants will receive more info after signing up. Please use link below to register!


BLOOM YOUTH OPEN MIC

About: BLOOM is a seasonal open mic night for all youth under 18. Music, poetry, and spoken word are all welcome on the stage! The next BLOOM open mic night will take place in January 2024. Official dates and sign-ups coming soon. For questions or more info email ilya@hollandreno.org.


YOUNG BLOOD EXHIBITION

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 23 – 26, 2024. Artist sign-ups will open in March 2024.


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 are now closed for the current WIP 2023-2024 Program. For more information about WIP contact alisha@hollandreno.org.


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.


FRESH MEAT SHOWCASE

About: Fresh Meat is a seasonal showcase for emerging local bands of all genres. Priority is given to musicians and bands who haven’t played a show yet and/or musicians under 21, but brand new bands who haven’t played at Holland Project before are also encouraged to apply! Dates for the next Fresh Meat Showcase will be announced soon.