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June 2023 - August 2023
SESSION 1: June 19 – July 14, 2023 - CLOSED
SESSION 2: July 17 – August 12, 2023  

Enjoy the visual or performing arts?

Enjoy working with kids?

Looking to earn service hours in a fun and creative environment?


Apply to our Arts Aspire program for your chance to become a Teen Arts Ambassador!

The Teen Arts Ambassadors Summer Session offers counselor-in-training positions at our  Summer Arts Camp. 

To be considered for a position in the program, teens must: 

  • Register and submit the $50.00 non-refundable fee

  • Have a teacher, coach, or guidance counselor complete a recommendation form

  • Complete a brief virtual or phone interview to make sure you are a right fit for the program

Accepted candidates will:

  • Assist campers to follow instructions during activities.

  • Interact with campers and the camp team in an engaged and positive manner.

  • Help set up the camp space for activities and model the cleanup process for campers.

  • Play and organize games and activities for campers during breaks. 

  • Further develop their leadership and communication skills. 

  • Collaborate with other teen volunteers to complete tasks. 

  • Assist in supervision of campers during activities, snack, and lunch breaks.

  • Follow and adhere to the policies and procedures outlined in the Arts Aspire Handbook.

  • Earn up to 300 community service hours.

  • And much more!

If accepted:

  • Submit the remaining $150.00 to participate in their first term.

  • Complete a Level II Background Check.

  • Attend the mandatory training during the week of June 12 – 16

Cost to participate: $50 Non-refundable Application Fee + $150 Administrative Fee

Total: $200 for first session. 

Only an additional $75.00 for second session.

If you were previously a TAA in the school year and/or summer: Those invited to participate in Summer 2023 will have the program fee waived. Additionally, you may be promoted to an Arts Associate and qualify for a small stipend!

For more information, please call 954.921.3274 or
email Akilah Somersall, Education Coordinator, at


School Year Session 2023-2024

October 2023 - April 2024

  • Fall Term: October-December 2023

  • Spring Term: January-April 2024

In this FREE program, teens will: 

  • Explore and examine their individual cultures 

  • Learn and develop communication skills

  • Build camaraderie and connections with fellow participants and the Center staff

  • Earn community service hours while volunteering at Center events and programs

  • Gain access to the Center’s galleries and view exciting exhibitions 

  • Showcase skills gained and developed during meetings at a culminating presentation

  • And much more! 


Apply today! 


All applicants must commit to:  

  • Signing the Arts Aspire participation agreement with their parent/guardian

  • Attending mandatory meetings up to 2x a month on Mondays 4 - 5:30 pm

  • Completing a minimum of 15 hours of community service during the Fall Term and
    20 hours during the Spring Term of the School Year Session

  • Adhering to our program policies (hours requirement, cell phone policy, attendance etc.)


Space is limited! Don’t miss your chance to apply! 


It’s an easy two-step process:  

  • Fill out the online application. 

  • Participate in an informational phone interview with a member of the Education Department staff. 


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Arts Aspire is funded in part by Arts Access grants from the Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation and Hollywood Police Department Law Enforcement Trust Fund.

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