Art + Activism = Artivism

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Create and Make a Difference.

Dates: Summer 2018

Monday – Friday, 9 am - 2 pm

For students entering 6th-8th grade.

Cost: TBD

Check back in Spring 2018 to register for Artivism.

Learn how to use your creativity to inspire people to take action and get excited about issues that are impacting our world. Art for activism, a.k.a. Artivism, raises awareness about social issues through the arts, including visual arts, dance, music, creative writing and theater.

Join Mercy Corps in a fast-paced week of art for a purpose. Meet local artists, make friends, show off your talents, and magnify your voice with art! Students will build a portfolio of art throughout the week that will be on display in the Mercy Corps Action Center on the final day. Family and friends can join in during this event to celebrate and showcase the voice and talents of our young Artivists!

For questions, email summercamps@mercycorps.org or call the Action Center at 503-896-5747.

Registration is processed once a week, on Thursdays. Program acceptance will be based on the date application is received, participant's interest as expressed in their statement, and participant's ability to attend the program in its entirety.

Please note: Students who cancel their enrollment two or more weeks before the first day of the summer camp receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee; those who cancel less than two weeks before receive a 50% refund less a $10 processing fee. There are no refunds for students who cancel any time during the summer camp.