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Connect with peers and create together

Connect with peers from all over Minnesota and the United States, be inspired by professional artists from all over the world, and participate from the comfort of your home all while imagining and producing original podcasts, films, poetry, prose, music and visual arts.

As imagined, implemented and run by StoryArk’s Emerging Professionals


Summer Camp 2021

Create stories with some of the brightest the the biz

Writers, Actors, Filmmakers, and more. Rub elbows and create stories with those who tell stories for a living.

Need help with Tech?

Students participating in the Absent Narratives Project, as a part of StoryArk’s commitment to bridging the digital divide, have access to a free iPad and keyboard

If you don’t have consistent access to a device that you can use for camp, StoryArk will provide you with an iPad and keyboard! No cost to you!

We want you to succeed without barriers, so we’ve decided to let you keep the iPad forever so you can continue to grow and succeed.

You’ll be able to secure your iPad if you need it during registration. 

Contact Steph if you have any questions steph@storyark.org

Our Summer Camps

Register by May 1st

Storytelling Camp

Explore podcast, film and literary arts all in one storytelling camp

Third, include the dates:

Monday through Thursday

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Time

June 7 – June 24



Podcast Camp

Connect, collaborate and create original podcast episodes

Monday through Thursday

1:00 to 3:00 PM Central Time

June 7 – June 17th



Film Camp 

Produce original short films and tv episodes from script to screen

Monday through Thursday

1:00 to 3:00 PM Central Time

July 12 – 29



Creative Writing Intensive

Develop a short story, poem, song, memoir, graphic novel within a community of writers

Monday through Friday

1:00 to 3:00 PM Central Time

August 2 – 6



The Winged Ones Podcast

Two siblings go on an epic quest to find the truth about an ancient civilization of the Winged people…

As their search turns deadly, finding the difference between friends and foes becomes increasingly difficult, and betrayals abound. What will happen next?



The BOOMSITE Staff

Join our staff! Be apart of the BOOMSITE and help us create!

Read submissions/pieces of work (the amount will vary based on how many are received)

Submit your own work, whether it be poetry, prose, interviews, comics, visual arts, polls, or more.



Youth Voice Empowered, Uplifted, Amplified

Students creative projects will be featured:




The Fine Print

You have questions. wE have answers.

All StoryArk programming is currently held online via Zoom, and in virtual platforms via HUBZ MOZILLA VR Galleries until further notice. StoryArk staff and Emerging Professionals have been trained to effectively utilize these new technologies and how to safely monitor activities. All online sessions will also be recorded (including chat conversations) for the safety of the student and adult mentors alike, and will be stored internally. These recordings may be used to create promotional materials, staff training materials, etc. These recordings are not readily available to the public, but may be made available upon request depending on the reason by which it is needed to protect other students attending.

StoryArk expects all students and adult leaders to adhere to their current Code of Conduct. You may find our current policies and codes of conduct here. 

If you need financial assistance for classes, we have scholarships available to all students on request. Please let us know before you register for classes so that we can give you a coupon code for check out where applicable. 

Please reach out to Stephani Atkins at  steph@storyark.org or 651-417-6223 with any questions or concerns.