Youth leadership and governance is central to the Mythos Challenge. The council works on competition creation, judging, community outreach, and event planning. The Mythos Challenge is by youth and for youth digital design challenge.

The Youth Council will host several "Meet the Mythos Council" events in Spring for youth to join the Council.  We will launch the Challenge in Summer with game jams and workshops, and in Fall, we have our big Awards Party to play games, apps, and stories.

Enroll here!

May 21st, 1-3pm: Join the 2017 Youth Council

For students grades 7-12. Please RSVP online

Each year, the Mythos Challenge invites Oregon youth to create a digital app, story, or game inspired by a theme. Meet the Mythos Youth Council and join to become a leader in digital innovation, community building, and social change with the 2017 Mythos Challenge.

  • Learn about the Challenge and invent a theme
  • Play winning games, stories, and apps from prior Mythos Challenges
  • Free pizza and drinks
  • Learn about social justice through art works from your Portland Art Museum collection
  • Tour the Object Stories exhibition to discover techniques for highlighting community voices with Kristin Bayans, Manager of Interpretive Media.

If you can't join us Sunday, apply to become a Council Member online: or by email.

2014_15 Youth Council

Founding Members of the Mythos Youth Council

(Bottom) Mia, Jocyln, Lucy, Maggie, Monica, Jarren  (Top) Priya, Denise, Wolfie, Noah, Teresa