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Register here for 2018 Fall Mini Weekend
KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camps

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Steps to Apply

It's easy peazy... Just follow the steps below.

1. Click "Apply Online" button on the far right to register your child.

2. Scroll down to select the city and date you are registering for. Pay through PayPal. Either the full camp fee or a deposit. (See the refund policy below) You are not registered until you do BOTH!

3. Check your inbox. You should get two confirmations. One for your application and one for your payment. If you don't see it in your inbox, check your spam. If you still don't find it, contact us. ([email protected]; 505.989.8076)

That's it! Welcome to the KIDS FIRST! Team!

2018 Fall Mini Weekend Boot Camps Dates & Locations

Here's your chance to get started. Sign up for Day 1, Day 2 or Both! For more information, click through on links below. To reserve a spot for your child, you must fill out the online application and pay either the deposit or the full amount. Full payment is due no less then 30 days prior to the start date of camp. See below for refund policy.  

Los Angeles, CA - October 13 & 14, 2018

Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CASkirball Cultural Center

Mini Boot Camp Fee, LA
Full name of camper

Washington, DC: October 20 & 21, 2018

IN3, 2301 D Georgia Ave., NW, Washington DC

Please click through to the link above for additional information
and to pay.


Miami, FL - November 3 & 4, 2018

Kim Houston's Casting Gym, Hollywood, FL

Mini Boot Camp Fee, Miami
Full name of camper

Old Bridge, NJ - TBD

KiDz HuB National Headquarters, 2685 County Rd 516, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Seattle, WA - TBD

Rainier Arts Center 3515 S. Alaska St., Seattle, WA 98118

New York City, NY - TBD

Breather Space 36 E. 23rd, New York, NY 10013

Support a youth at camp!
Donate to KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp Scholarship Fund!

Note: Camps have a limited enrollment and are filled on a first come/first served basis.

Check out our 2017 camp here:


This camp does not in any way guarantee the participant employment in the entertainment industry.

All camps are subject to cancellation if inadequate registration is not received or other unexpected circumstances make it impossible to take place.

All camps have limited enrollment and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

KIDS FIRST! Film Critics Boot Camp is a project of the Coalition for Quality Children's Media, a national, 26-year-old, nonprofit (501-c-3) organization whose mission is to teach children to become critical media users.

*Refund policy on deposit: 100 refundable up to 90 days prior to event; 50% refundable up to 60 days prior to event. Less than 60 days - Non-refundable. There are no refunds after 60 days. Please be sure to check any scheduling conflicts before registering your child.

** Balance Due: 30 days prior to event.

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