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Youth Advisory Council Program

Teens focus on Arts Appreciation, Community Service & Leadership Skills in order to become advocates for the arts and well rounded community leaders.

The teen candidates that are selected will serve as CCA Advisory Council for the year. They will be engaged in experiential 3-hour sessions from September - February that will provide hands-on real world leadership situations of a Performing Arts Center. Teens will complete the program with increased knowledge of: career opportunities, financial responsibility, leadership skills, small and large group dynamics and public relations and marketing.

Personal Investment
The Youth Advisory Council program is free of charge to all participants. Teens are expected to miss no more than 3 sessions during their term as a Youth Advisory Council member. A Certificate of Completion will be given to each teen at the conclusion of the program year and the class list will be prominently displayed in the lobby.

Advisory Council Candidates
Candidates are 13-18 years of age and currently attending a public, private, parochial, charter, or home school.

How to Apply
Applications are accepted from July through early September each year. Interviews are conducted on September 14, 2016 and a maximum of 15 teens are selected. The program starts in September and concludes in March.

The Youth Advisory Council program is free of charge to all participants.

Apply to the Youth Advisory Council

Application deadline for next school year is September 9, 2016

The first YAC session is September 21, 2016

Please Note: Dates are subject to change.

Application Instructions:

  • Download and complete the YAC Application Form
  • Click “File/Save As…” and RETITLE the document with your FIRST and LAST name
  • Email completed and retitled PDF to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Please attach or bring to interview two letters of recommendation from leaders in your life
      (school, Church, clubs, sports, or home)