KCYA Internship Program


Share Your Love of the Arts with Kids in the Community!


KCYA Community School of the Arts offers full and part-time internships during our Spring Break Camps and Summer Camps 


KCYA's Spring Break and Summer Camps

  • Meet Monday - Friday for one week
  • Two weeks of Spring Break Camps will be offered in March 
  • Nine weeks of Summer Camp run in June and July
  • Intern shifts are either 8:15am - 12:30pm OR 12:00pm - 4:30 or 5:30pm.
  • Interns may request their desired schedule - either AM or PM.  


Student Interns will:

  • Help to engage, inspire, and supervise a group of campers.
  • Serve as a classroom assistant.
  • Oversee snack, lunch, and restroom breaks
  • Assist with clean up after lunch and other activities
  • Participate with the students and/or assist them with classroom activities
  • Assist teaching artists and KCYA staff with other tasks as needed
  • Help to create an environment that makes each child feel safe and supported


Eligible Student Applicants:

  • Must be over 16 years of age
  • Must have a school teacher or KCYA teaching artist recommendation
  • Would work the same schedule every day, Monday - Friday, for one week or more



Accepting applications for Summer 2024


This is an excellent resume-builder for those who are interested in pursuing a career in the arts, education or arts education, as well as an excellent opportunity to network with some of Kansas City’s most highly respected artists. 


Student age groups include: 5-7, 8-10, and or 10-13 year olds (Sometimes we combine 8-13 year olds)


Work-study opportunities may also be available through your school.  


Summer Camps 

Nine weeks : June 3 - August 3, 2024


Interested in helping? Send an email of interest or your resume to:


Andi Gilbertson
Director of Community School of the Arts

Kansas City Young Audiences

3732 Main St. 

Kansas City, MO 64111