Camps for Teen People (ages 13 - 18)


  • Camps for Teen People are designed for students ages 13-18 years-old, unless otherwise indicated.
  • All Summer Camps meet Monday - Friday.
  • All camps conclude with a 'sharing' for family and friends on Friday.
  • Camp fees include AM or PM snack, and a camp photo.
  • Enroll in both the AM camp and the PM camp for a full day of fun and savings. 
  • Multi-Camp (or kid) Discount: enroll in 2 or more weeks of camp and save! More camps equal more savings.  
  • All Summer Camps will be held at KCYA at 3732 Main Street, KC MO 64111 
  • Ask about our Scholarship program!



Audition Workshop (1 day camp)


Calling all actors! This one-day workshop is for actor’s 13 and older who are ready to audition. Whether it’s community theatre, college admissions, or professional productions, we have the best tips and tricks to give actors the confidence they need to achieve their goals. Our professional artists will guide participants through physical and vocal warm-ups, audition do’s and don’ts, and work through audition songs individually before finishing with a mock dance call. Participants will receive handouts to help them remember this invaluable experience at their next audition.


Age           Camp Week Time Artist      Fee

13 +   



Audition Workshop     









Chris McCoy

Shawna Downing      

Leayn Losh




This is a one day camp!


ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022



Avant Garde Art for Teens


Students will explore abstract art in a variety of mediums through drawing exercises, personal projects, and group activities while learning about the history of abstraction in visual art. The class will cumulate in students writing artist statements about their works and sharing three of their favorite works in a group website for an online exhibition if the student wishes to participate. 


Age           Camp Week Time Artist      Fee
13 +        Avant Garde Art for Teens      7/30/18      1:00-4:00pm      Liz Davis       $ 175    


ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022



Random Acts of Art


Students will make a statement in this fun and surprise-filled camp. Students will take a closer look at the guerilla art and street art movements. Anoymous art will be left in public places, KCYA's new building will be enhanced by the student's artistic vision!  


Age           Camp Week Time Artist      Fee
13 +       Random Acts of Art       6/18/18      1:00pm-4:00pm      TBA $175    


ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022



Screen-Printing Basics (1 day camp)


Learn how to print your own t-shirts and fine art screen-prints! Students will learn about the history of screen-printing from Ancient China to pop artists like Andy Warhol. Using the silk screen they create, students will print on paper and fabric.


Age           Camp Week Time Artist      Fee
13 +       Screen-Printing Basics      6/6/18      1:00pm-4:00pm      Jackie Niekamp    $55      


This is a one day camp!


ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022



Teen Fringe Theatre Troupe (2 week camp)


Perform at Teen Fringe! Students will create a collabortaive creation to be performed at Teen Fringe July 19-22. The cast and teaching artists will use improvisation and creative writing to develop a script that originates from the performers themselves. This two-week camp culminates in a full-blown production that will be performed twice durning Teen Fringe.


Age           Camp Week Time Artist      Fee
13 +      Teen Fringe Theatre Troupe  7/17/18 - 7/27/18      1:00pm-4:00pm      Erika Baker      $235    


This is a two week camp and will perform at the Teen Fringe Festival!


ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022


Check out our Performance Classes this summer!