Join the Movement

Give artistic youth a summer they’ll never forget!

Send a kid to camp!

We have three exciting summer programs!

Poetry // Session 1

“Inside out” with daniel watts

Daniel Watts is an original cast member of Broadway’s HAMILTON!
A writing & performance intensive.

Poetry // Session 2

“breathe” with Kelly Thomas & Paul Mabon

Train to be a Get Lit Player & create performance-ready work.

Film // Sessions 1, 2 & 3

Film Intensives with Samuel Curtis (of Write to Riot!)

Choose between screenwriting, cinematic creativity, & advanced screenwriting (to prep for our year-long media program).


We have a waitlist of kids across LA that can’t afford the program.

$500 = a whole week
of camp for 1 child

All donations are tax deductible.

Thank you for making summer bright!

Send a kid to camp!

Choose a tier that fits you:

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    $100 (Or $50 for youth under 25)

    Limited edition pin; acknowledgement on our website; house seats at the Classic Slam (the largest youth classic poetry festival in the world)!

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    All of the previous tier, plus: Limited edition canvas tote; 2 tickets to the Poetic Convergence; free copy of Simon & Schuster’s Get Lit Rising (October 2016)!

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    All of the previous tier, plus: Two tickets to the Classic Slam VIP pre-party at the Orpheum; signed copy of Get Lit Rising!

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    All of the previous tier, plus: Two tickets to the Fall Gala; private invitation to a private poetry workshop with Get Lit teaching artists; limited edition Saul Williams print designed by Gravillis, Inc.!

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    $5,000 & Beyond

    All of the previous tier, plus: Adopt a school! $5000 allows Get Lit to adopt a whole new school. Get an exclusive visit to your school, your company logo in printed & online Classic Slam materials, and an original poem by a Get Lit Player!

Or Choose Your Own Donation:

Other Amount

Every little bit helps. We need your support!