REGISTER FOR spring 2024 SESSIONS
Spring series begins April 15th, 2024. All Classes are PST unless otherwise noted.
Youth in Focus is committed to making sure you have a place to be creative, heard, foster community, and connect with your peers. Check out our new classes below and sign up for one or more. Open to any teen between the ages of 13-19.
All Youth in Focus programs are free, and we provide free bus passes if needed. All supplies and equipment are provided. Your donation helps cover the cost of our amazing art educators, equipment, and program space. We are committed to equitable arts access for ALL youth.
Masks are highly encouraged! Staff will remain masked.
Beginning Darkroom w/ Cennady
Learn how to photograph, develop and print black and white film with Cennady Coleman. Become versed in using a film camera, a light meter and various composition techniques. Dig into hands-on techniques for making photograms, small and large prints, adjusting contrast and brightness. We will be learning the rules of the darkroom and then breaking them!
* If you've taken 2 or more Darkroom classes, please register for Intermediate Darkroom.
Intermediate Darkroom w/Chloe
Building on the skills from Beginning Darkroom, this class encourages students to work on an artistic theme throughout the course, culminating in two final prints that work as a series. Youth will use a variety of cameras, manual and automatic and more advanced technical skills are introduced, depending on the student level. 120 film and medium format cameras can be incorporated as well.
Chill x YIF - Skateboarding & Photography w/bryn (Digital)
Are you interested in both photography and skateboarding? Learn the basics of digital photography AND explore photographing movement and skateboarding in action. In partnership with CHILL, we’ll be taking field trips to local skateparks where you’ll also learn to Skateboard! All photography and skateboarding equipment will be provided.