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Spy Hop Productions is a not-for-profit youth media arts and education center whose purpose is to empower youth to express their voice and with it create positive change in their lives, their community, and the world. Their mission is to encourage free expression, self-discovery, critical and inventive thinking, and skilled participation via the big screen, the airwaves, and the world-wide-web.
Spy Hop is committed to the following organizational objectives: Provide youth (K-12) with safe after-school and summer time multimedia arts education programs in Film and Video Production, Audio and Sound Engineering, and Interactive Media Design. Promote positive youth interaction and hands-on learning experiences with professional media arts mentors. Grant access to and instruction in the latest digital technologies and to close the “digital divide” by serving underserved youth from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds through multimedia arts education. Promote media literacy, youth leadership, and a sense of community. Develop critical learning traits in youth (problem solving, independent and critical thinking, organizational skills, team-building, and self-confidence).