Spy Hop is a nonprofit digital media arts center offering FREE classes in film, music, audio, and design for students ages 9-19.

We provide classes at our center in Salt Lake City, as well as satellite locations and schools across Utah.

Spy Hop is a nonprofit digital media arts center offering free classes in film, music, audio, and design for students ages 9-19.

We provide classes at our center in Salt Lake City, as well as satellite locations and schools across Utah.

What's going on:

Fall Registration is Open!

All Spy Hop Classes are FREE

Spy Hop fall classes begin in September! Explore all of the classes we have to offer; from T-shirt design to hip-hop to becoming a radio DJ for KRCL 90.9 FM, to being in a band – there’s a class for every interest! 

Spy Hop classes are taught by professional teaching artists in the beautiful Kahlert Youth Media Arts Center located on the corner of 900 south and 200 west – directly across the street from the TRAX stop. All classes are FREE! We provide the gear and software – all you need to do is sign up! 

Vax2theMax 2.0

Student-Led Marketing Campaign

Spy Hop’s Design, Audio and Film Apprenticeship students worked in partnership with the CDC Foundation, the Salt Lake County Health Department and Amplify Utah on the Vax2theMax 2.0 campaign. 

Check out their poster, video game and PSA here!

We offer classes in film, music, audio, and design for students ages 9-19.

Learn how we are connecting people with the technology they need.

Our campus is open to all teens. The Spy Hop Rooftop event space is available to rent for all types of events.

We rely on donations to keep our doors open and our classes tuition-free. Learn how you can support Spy Hop!

UPCOMING CLASSES & PROGRAMS

Indie Band
Advanced
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October 4 – July 27

Musicology

Ages 13 - 19

In this program, you will work with your new bandmates to write, record, and release an album of original songs. Perform on the air and in front of live audiences around the Salt Lake area.

Paid Apprenticeship
Intermediate
Animated Comic Book
September 12 – December 21

Design Apprenticeship Fall 2022

Ages 13 - 19

Earn a $200 stipend as a Design Apprentice and learn about what it takes to make design your career!

Free – $200 Stipend available
Filmmaking
Advanced
Indie Filmaking
October 24 – October 30

PitchNic

Ages 15 - 19

This intensive program is for advanced fiction and non-fiction filmmakers who want to take their skills and passion to the next level.

Paid Apprenticeship
Intermediate
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January 9 – May 17

Music Promotion Apprenticeship Spring 2023

Ages 13 - 19

Be a part of the local music scene and become a Music Promotion Apprentice! Book local youth bands, host live concerts and create promotional posters and digital assets.

Free – $200 Stipend available
Music & Beats
Introductory
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September 3 – August 26

Open Studio

Ages 13 - 19

Every Friday Spy Hop’s recording studio and beats lab are open for a drop-in style program to collaborate, record and produce music. Come in, make new friends, and create the music you love!

FREE!
Game Design
Advanced
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October 4 – July 27

Power Up!

Ages 15 - 19

Join the Power Up team of artists, gamers, and computer programmers to create an original video game.

Spy Hop would like to acknowledge the generous Public Support it receives.

A complete list of donors can be found HERE