Creative fun for ages 7-11 and 12-18.

As one of Queensland’s leading youth arts organisations, Backbone connects your young creative to an extensive network of professional artists to ignite their creativity.

Set in the beautiful Seven Hill Hub in a safe and collaborative environment, your young artist will explore something new, learn new performance techniques, meet other like-minded young creatives, and have FUN creating something.

December Holiday Young Creators Camp

Backbone kids with facepaint having fun.

Experience the fun of Backbone Young Creators Camp this December holidays!

A unique 2-day holiday workshop experience for young people ages 7 – 11 years who want to explore their creativity, meet like-minded peers, and learn new skills for life.

Over two days, Young Creators will adventure into skills of theatre, puppetry, and storytelling in an invigorating and safe space, led by professional artists.

Set in the beautiful Seven Hills Hub, Backbone Young Creators Camp will have your young artist moving, making, and creating.

DATES: 14-15 December, 2023

TIME: 9.30 am – 4 pm (drop off from 9:15 am, pick up from 3:30 pm)

TWO DAY REGISTRATION COST: $250 – includes lunch on each day (BYO snacks)

SINGLE DAY REGISTRATION COST: $150 per day – includes lunch (BYO snacks)

AGE: 7 – 11 years

LOCATION: Backbone is located at Seven Hills Hub: 28 Tallowwood Street, Seven Hills

WHAT TO BRING: Please bring your own snacks, comfortable clothes to move in, and a water bottle.


Backbone Youth Arts Young Creators Camp students miming tug-o-war.

My favourite thing about Backbone is that it gives me a chance to express myself, and I love that we get to create our own plays” – Jemima, 11

I love Backbone because we get to make our own scripts, and the best part is when we work together to make the whole thing” – Ivan, 9

My favourite thing about Backbone is the sense of community. There’s really great people and they’re really supportive” – Ruby, 16

[Backbone’s workshops are] a truly unique program not offered in Brisbane for kids to learn creative collaboration with professional artists” – Lana, parent

Ongoing Drama Workshops

Backbone Youth Arts Young Creators Camp students dressed as mimes.

If you’re looking for a place for your young creative to regularly meet with their peers, create new performances about topics that matter to them, and learn performing skills; Backbone hosts 90-minute regular Drama workshops every Saturday in line with Queensland School Terms. Backbone’s Young Creators Workshops are an invigorating, creative, and uplifting space for young people aged 8 to 18 to engage with imagination, playfulness, and learning through creative arts.

Term 1 starts on Saturday, 27th January, 2024.

At Backbone, you don’t just join a drama class, you join a community!

Backbone Youth Arts welcome you to join them for a FREE TRIAL at any time.

About Backbone Youth Arts

Backbone Youth Arts Young Creators Camp student acting with arms out.

Backbone has been providing ways for young people to engage their creativity for over 30 years. Backbone champions the creative and curious through a unique participant-led approach that centres on young artists finding their own voice and facilitating a supportive environment with dedicated teaching artists who work professionally in the performing arts industry.

Backbone imparts skills for life, empowering young people to use their voice, express themselves confidently, and meet like-minded peers. They learn to work together, channel their creativity, and move their minds and bodies.

Backbone is the expert in engaging young people through the arts, helping them to tackle topics big and small, and helping them create something brand new.

For more information, visit the Backbone Youth Arts website.