Youth Arts Council Session Schedule
Session 1 - Welcome & Introductions - September 18, 2019 – Chandler Center for the Arts – YAC Dungeon
Session Outcomes: Define personal YAC expectations, nonprofit structure, tour of CCA, staff roles, signup arts
opportunities: Board Meeting, Center Stage, Camps, Arts Congress, Friends, Eat Your Art Out Chandler.
Session 2 – Why the Arts? - September 25, 2019 - at Vision Gallery
Session Outcomes: Guest panel discussion: define art, understand Arts funding, state of the Arts in Arizona.
Session 3 – Money, Money, Money - October 16, 2019 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall
Session Outcomes: Understand personal finances through Mad City Money presented by First Credit Union.
Session 4 – Create Special Event Fundraiser - November 6, 2019 – Chandler Museum
Session Outcomes: Understand committee structure, create a fundraiser, form committees, develop a budget
and timeline, delegate tasks.
Session 5 – I have a Dream! - November 20, 2019 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, define personal goals, create a vision board.
Session 6 – Follow the Leader - December 4, 2019 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall
Session Outcomes: Understand and define personal leadership style, discuss resume & interview preparation.
Session 7 – Committee Final Preparation - January 8, 2020 – YAC Dungeon
Session Outcomes: Committee final preparation for special event fundraiser.
Session 8 – Arts Advocacy - January 15, 2020 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall
Session Outcomes: Guest presenter, develop Arts advocacy elevator speech, develop Arts Congress plan.
Session 9 - What’s the Buzz? - January 29, 2020 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall
Session Outcomes: Public relations and marketing overview, real world simulation .
Session 10 – Put Your Best Foot Forward! - February 5, 2020 – Ocotillo Golf Resort
Session Outcomes: Social etiquette with dinner and dancing.
Session 11 – Round Table - February 19, 2020 – YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall
Session Outcomes: Discussions on Higher Education, Balancing Life, Getting the Job, What to expect as a
Board member, provide feedback to Board members.
Session 12 – Passing the Baton & Graduation! – March 4, 2020 - YAC Dungeon & Recital Hall
Session Outcomes: YAC Program debrief, evaluation and next steps.
Session 13 - TBD January - February – YAC Special Events Fundraiser
Session Outcomes: Experience first hand implementation of the special event fundraiser.
HOW TO APPLY
The Youth Arts Council program is free of charge to all participants. The program starts in September and concludes in March. A maximum of 15 teens are selected.
To apply, fill out the online application.
For additional information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 480-782-2693.