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Youth Leadership Program (Ages 12 -18)

Highly specialized and professional experiences allow middle and high school students to engage deeply with the arts while developing leadership skills in a supportive peer environment. SSL credits are available.

Summer Camp Counselors in Training (CIT's) provide classroom and administrative support to staff during summer camp. Throughout the camp day, CIT’s mentor campers arts and recreational activities, and perform light administrative and operations duties to help keep camp fun, safe, creative and running smoothly. CIT’s are scheduled for week-long camp sessions. Click here for an application.

Classroom Assistants support teaching artists in dance, ceramics, visual arts, photography, and humanities classrooms during CHAW’s After School and Youth Arts Programs. Classroom assistants are scheduled for weekly classes throughout 12 week program sessions. Click here for an application.

SSL Credits
Earn volunteer credits toward high school graduation requirements. SSL forms should be obtained from your school.

High School and College

Position filled until May 2018

Social Media Intern-- Calling all Instagrammers, Facebook aficionados, and Tweeters! Are you a high school student who loves sharing stories on social media? Are you creative, a solid writer, and up for a dynamic, challenging, and exciting summer of leaning the ins and outs of nonprofit organizations, arts management, and marketing? Our social media internship is for you! For more information and to apply, contact our Marketing, Development Manager at Get ready to share your 140 characters or less, of course! #CHAWsome #internships 

"If anything, my experience at CHAW has only strengthened my love for the arts and has played a major role in solidifying my choice to continue to pursue art."

Unpaid internships in non-profit and arts programming and development, studio management, and summer camp administration are available. Internships are tailored to match student need and interest with special projects and initiatives of CHAW. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Inquiries may be directed to CHAW’s Marketing and Development Manager.