Art Summer Programs and Camps Directory
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Summer of 2015

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Ringling College of Art and Design Pre-College Summer Art Program for High School Students


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Maryland Insitute College of Art Summer Program for High School Students



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California College of the Arts Summer Pre-College Programs for High School Students




California College of the Arts Summer Pre-College
Art Program for High School Students


New England School of Art and Design Pre-College Summer Art Program for High School Students

 


The New England School of Art & Design
Pre-College Summer Art Program for High School Students


Ringling College of Art and Design Pre-College Summer Art Program for High School Students


 

Ringling College PreCollege Perspective
Summer Program for High School Students

 

University of Pennsylvania Summer Art Programs for High School Students

 


University of Pennsylvania Summer Art Program
for High School Students

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students

 

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Early College
Summer Institute for High School Students

 

University of North Carolina Summer Visual Art Program for High School Students

 

University of North Carolina School of
the Arts Visual Arts Program for
High School Students


Elmira College Summer Educational Experience for High School Students

Summer Educational Experience at Elmira
for High School Students

Art Courses: "Video Art Production - Video Magic" and
"Ink, Paper, Fabric: Traditional & Modern Printmaking Techniques"

 

University of Pennsylvania Summer Architecture Program for High School Students



University of Pennsylvania Summer Architecture
Program for High School Students

 

Summer Discovery Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students

 


Summer Discovery Pre-College Enrichment
Programs for High School Students

Alfred University Summer Programs for High School Students

 

Alfred University Summer Programs
for High School Students

Art Options: Art Portfolio Prep and
Ceramics & Glass Engineering

 

Emerson College Pre-College Summer Programs for High School Students

 


Emerson’s Pre-College Summer Programs
for High School Students

Art Programs: Filmmaking and Stage Design

 

Summer Discovery Summer Internship Program for High School Students



Discovery Internships – Summer Internship Programs
for High School Students

Internships in Photography

Abbey Road Summer Travel Program for High School Students


 

 

Abbey Road Study Abroad and Enrichment Summer
Pre-College Programs for High School Students

Learn about Art and Art History

 

iD Summer Film Program for High School Students and Middle School Students



iD Film Academy Summer Pre-College Summer
Program for High School Students

Lawrence Technological University Summer Camps for High School Students

 


Lawrence Technological University Summer Camps
for High School Students

Skidmore College Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students

 

 

 

Summer Pre-College Program at Skidmore
for High School Students

Studio Art Courses

 

Syracuse University Summer College Programs for High School Students

Syracuse University Summer College
for High School Students

Art Options: Architecture, Graphic Design, and Portfolio Prep

University of California Los Angeles UCLA Summer Nanolab Program for High School Students


UCLA Sci | Art Nanolab Summer Institute
for High School Students

 

Summer Junior Discovery Summer Enrichment Programs for Middle School Students

 


Jr. Discovery Summer Enrichment Program
for Middle School Students

Rhode Island School of Design RISD Art Summer Program for High School Students


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Pre-College Summer Art Program
for High School Students


The Art Institute of Boston Summer Art Program for High School Students

 

 

 

The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
Summer Art Program for High School Students

 

Maryland Insitute College of Art Summer Program for High School Students

 

 


Maryland Institute College of Art Summer Educational
Program for High School Students

 

OTIS College of Art and Design Summer Pre-College Art Program for High School Students

 

 

OTIS College of Art and Design Pre-College Summer
Art Program for High School Students

 

Pratt Institute Summer Art Program for High School Students

 

 

Pratt Institute Pre-College Summer Art
Pre-College Program for High School Students

Savanah College of Art and Design Summer Art Program for High School Students

 

Savannah College of Art and Design Summer Art
Program for High School Students

 

New York University Summer Art Programs for High School Students in the Summer of 2014

 

New York University Summer Art Programs
for High School Students

 

Kansas City Institute of Art Summer Art Program for High School Students



Kansas City Institute of Art Summer Camps
for High School Students and Middle School Students

 

Memphis College of Art Summer Art Program for High School Students

 

 

 

Memphis College of Art Summer Camps
for High School Students and Middle School Students

 

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Summer Art Program for High School Students

 

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Pre-College Art
Summer Program for High School Students


University of Southern California Summer Art Program for High School Students

 

Summer at USC for High School Students
Including Visual Art and Architecture Courses

 

Ball State University Summer Design Works Art Program for High School Students

 

Ball State University Summer DesignWorks
Studio for High School Students

 

Bowdoin College Summer Art Education Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students

 

 

Bowdoin Summer Art Education Camp
for High School Students and Middle School Students

 

Academy of the Art Summer Pre-College Art Program for High School Students



Academy of Art Pre-College Summer Art Program
for High School Students

 

Sweet Briar College Summer Art Program for High School Students


Sweet Briar College Art Summer Program (BLUR)
for High School Students


Art Institute of Atlanta Summer Pre-College Art Program for High School Students



 

Art Institute of Atlanta Pre-College Art
Summer Program for High School Students

 

 

SPI Summer Study Abroad, Global Leadership, and Language Immersion Program for High School Students

 

SPI Study Abroad, Language Immersion and
Global Leadership Summer Pre-College
Programs for High School Students


Learn about Art While Studying Abroad

 


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Program: Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students: Providence, RI
Description: The six-week residential Pre-College Program offers 16- to 18-year-old high school students a comprehensive introduction to the college art school experience. Students follow a college-like studio curriculum and live in RISD residence halls, in a full-immersion encounter with art and design education at the highest level. The program is focused, serious and challenging, as students experience the core elements of a RISD education—critical thinking and artmaking—from foundation drawing and design courses, to critical studies in art history, to focused concentration in one of 20 diverse majors.
Participants: Students Ages 16-18
Program websiteRhode Island School Design Pre-College Summer Art Program

ProgramRingling College PreCollege Perspective Summer Art Program for High School Students: Sarasota, Florida
Description:  PreCollege is an extraordinary experience designed to give you the tools needed to develop a strong portfolio of work to open doors to college admissions, scholarships, and other long-term career goals, and to help you succeed with your transition to college.   

  • EXPERIENCE total creative immersion designed to help you discover your artistic strengths.
  • CREATE your future through project-based explorations grounded in the majors.
  • Explore multiple majors for exposure to varied approaches and mediums as you build observational, technical and analytical skills in immersive investigations. 
  • Unleash your potential as you experiment, take risks and make mistakes! 
  • Learn how to analyze and discuss your work, and the work of others in guided critique sessions designed to bolster visual vocabulary while bringing clarity to the strengths and weaknesses in your artistic practice.
  • DISCOVER what it means to be a professional creative while working on the cutting edge of studio practice in media, studio, and design arts.
  • FOCUS on your long-term creative career goals while you strengthen your portfolio for college admission and scholarships.
  • BUILD lasting friendships that will become the foundation of your creative professional network.
  • CONFIRM you’re on the right track or use your new knowledge to consider the better major for you.
  • EARN 3 college credits to jump-start your college goals.

Participants: PreCollege is open to high school students ages 16-18 rising into their junior and senior years or just graduating. 
Program websiteRingling PreCollege Perspective

Program: Emerson College Summer Pre-College Programs for High School Students - Art Programs: Filmmaking and State Design: Boston Massachusetts
Description: Emerson College offers 5-week pre-college academic summer programs in filmmaking, acting, musical theatre performing, stage design, and creative writing; and 2-week programs in journalism and political communication (PAL). At Emerson, students focus on acquiring skills by doing, meet other students who share their passion for arts and communication, and gain an understanding of college life.
Participants: High school students entering grades 10, 11 and 12 during the current academic year may apply to programs in Stage Design, Filmmaking, Creative Writing, Journalism, or Political Communication. Students entering grades 11 and 12 may apply to Studio Programs in Acting or Musical Theatre. Rising seniors and exceptional rising juniors may apply to participate in Pre-College Credit Programs in either Film Writing or Film Production, where they will earn 8-college credits upon successful completion of the 5-week credit program.
Program website: Emerson College Summer Pre-College Programs

Program: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Early College Program Summer Institute for High School Students: Chicago, Illinois
Description: Ideas matter. At SAIC, we believe meaning and making are inseparable. Our studios are laboratories, where conceptual thinking, art making, and design skills are developed and strengthened. The Early College Program (ECP) Summer Institute provides high school students the necessary creative freedom to develop a structured dialogue between ideas and process. Mirroring the methods and practices of contemporary artists and designers, students choose courses within focused disciplines, yet retain opportunities to freely explore media in order to build a strong portfolio. Students are encouraged to explore a wide variety of materials and processes to discover new ways of defining their creative practice.

Why ECP Summer Institute?

  • Students who complete the ECP Summer Institute receive college credit and have the portfolio requirement of their SAIC undergraduate application waived.
  • ECP Summer Institute students receive college-level instruction from SAIC’s outstanding faculty with additional support from student Teaching Assistants.
  • Individual portfolio review sessions are available.
  • Students have access to SAIC’s extensive resources, including the Art Institute of Chicago museum.

Participants: High school students who have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year are eligible to enroll in the ECP Summer Institute. Housing, merit scholarships, and need-based aid are available.
Program email: ecp@saic.edu
Program website: School of the Art Institute of Chicago Early College Program

Program: Summer Educational Experience at Elmira College - Art Courses: "Video Art Production - Video Magic" and "Ink, Paper, Fabric: Traditional and Modern Printmaking Techniques":  Elmira, New York
Description:  At SEE EC, high school students will experience college life, attend innovative, small classes led by some of our best faculty, and earn three (3) college credits. This college experience will be educational and fun. A key component of this program is a focus on College Success Skills that will help to better prepare the attendees for a successful transition to college when the time comes. Additionally, the program includes many fun activities, including three off-campus excursions. All transportation and fees are included in the program cost. Mark Twain did his best work during his Summers in Elmira, so can you! Art Courses are available - "Video Art Production - Video Magic"and "Ink, Paper, Fabric: Traditional and Modern Printmaking Techniques".
Participants: High school students, grades 10, 11, and 12.
Program website: Summer Educational Experience at Elmira

Program: University of Pennsylvania Summer Art Program for High School Students: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Description: This pre-college art program prepares students ages 14 – 18 for college admissions as you experience college life and create your portfolio. You'll work with Penn Faculty in Penn's art studios as you create art and develop your artistic expression. Art students choose various classes ranging from drawing and painting to graphic design and filmmaking. Experiment with different artistic disciplines, learn new skills, and build your visual portfolio.

Students also live at the University of Pennsylvania, and participate in evening activities and weekend trips to places such as New York city, Washington D.C., Baltimore, MD, and more.

Participants: High school students, ages 14 - 18.
Program website: University of Pennsylvania Summer Art Program

Program: University of Pennsylvania Summer Architecture Program for High School Students: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Description: In-depth architecture program for students ages 14-18 at the University of Pennsylvania.  Express your personal ideas as you explore the architectural design process, from drawing by hand and computer to constructing scale models. Working alongside a culturally diverse mix of students, you'll use the city of Philadelphia's architecture as inspiration and produce your own portfolio.
Participants: High school students, ages 14 - 18.
Program website: University of Pennsylvania Summer Architecture Program

Program: Abbey Road Academic Study Abroad Programs for High School Students - Learn about Art and Art History
Description: Abbey Road provides quality academic study abroad summer programs that facilitate cross-cultural understanding, personal growth and academic enrichment. Abbey Road was created through a collaboration of the best young professionals and educators from top schools and esteemed institutions in the United States and Europe. The study abroad summer programs are designed for high school students to be able to experience true cultural and language immersion abroad and pre-college preparation, SAT prep and enrichment in the U.S. Our academic curriculum includes a wide variety of subjects, from international relations and leadership to environmental politics, from art and art history to foreign languages and cultures, from sports to photography, fashion and cuisine.
Eligible Participants: High school students.
Program website: Abbey Road Pre-College Study Abroad and Enrichment Programs

Program: Lesley University Summer Pre-College Summer Art Program - The Art Institute of Boston: Boston, MA
Description: Study art in a college environment with professional artists. Our pre-college programs are especially designed to challenge your imagination and encourage your creative growth.
Participants: High school students.
Program websiteLesley University Summer Pre-College Art Program

Program: Alfred University Summer Programs for High School Students - Art Options: "Art Portfolio Prep" and "Ceramics & Glass Engineering: Alfred, New York
Description: Alfred University’s residential summer programs offer in-depth instruction in Astronomy, Art Portfolio Prep, Creative Writing, Consumer Chemistry, Computers, Ceramic & Glass Engineering, Robotics, Renewable Energy Engineering, Theater, Equestrian and Swimming.  Classes, taught by distinguished members of the University faculty and advanced graduate students, are kept small to allow for lots of individualized attention.  When not in class, campers enjoy fun recreational activities along with time to relax and get to know one another. Out-of-class supervision is provided by our team of Resident Assistants, who are specially trained to serve as camp counselors, positive role models, mentors and friends.  Our campus is located in a peaceful village in western New York State, surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful meadows and valleys. Campers stay in clean, modern residence halls and all-you-can-eat, cafeteria-style meals are served in the University dining hall. With Alfred University’s excellence in teaching and quality programming, this is the perfect place to spend an enjoyable week or two learning, making friends, and experiencing life on a college campus!
Participants: high school students - ages 14-17.
Program website: Alfred University Summer Programs

Program:  UCLA Sci | Art Nanolab Summer Institute for High School Students: Los Angeles, California
Description: The Sci | Art NanoLab is a highly competitive summer program for high school juniors and seniors interested in collaborating with diverse and notable minds to challenge traditional, polarized perspectives of the arts and sciences. Throughout the 2-week intensive program, students will make connections between cutting edge scientific research, popular culture and contemporary arts. Lab visits, workshops, hands-on experiments, and meetings with world renowned scientists will be balanced with visits to museums, daily movie screenings and meetings with famous contemporary artists who collaborate with scientists.

NANOTECH LECTURES AND HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE:  Access to scholars in 15 cutting-edge labs from 7 nationally top-ranked departments operating at the forefront of nanoscience research.

IMAGINE THE IMPOSSIBLE:  The program culminates in a public presentation + exhibition of student’s think-tank research.

EXPERIENCE COLLEGE AND BUILDA UNIQUE PORTFOLIO: Earn 4 units of transferable UCLA College credits! Students have full access to all UCLA facilities.

EXPLORE ART AND SCIENCE IN LOS ANGELES:  Tours and fieldtrips to museums and laboratories in and around Los Angeles.

Participants: High School Juniors and Seniors.
Program website: UCLA Sci | Art Nanolab Summer Institute

Program:  Syracuse University Summer College for High School Students - Art Course Options: Syracuse, NY
Description:  Summer College offers unique programs designed to let students explore talents and interests through credit and noncredit academic programs ranging from 2 to 6-weeks in length. Courses and programs are offered in more than 25 academic departments. All programs are designed to give you a realistic view of undergraduate coursework in a field that interests you.
Participants:  High school students who have completed their sophomore or junior year of high school
Program website: Syracuse University Summer College

Program: Pre-College at Skidmore for High School Students:  Saratoga Springs, New York
Description:  Try college on before taking college on! Skidmore's prestigious Pre-College Program in the Liberal and Studio Arts has been preparing talented high school students for college success for more than forty years. High-achieving sophomores, juniors, and seniors from across the country and around the world travel to our Saratoga Springs campus each summer to take part in Skidmore’s five-week Pre-College Program. Students engage in college-level study in the liberal and studio arts amid a beautiful upstate New York campus setting.
 
In Skidmore’s Pre-College Program, high school students earn college credit while studying alongside college students. They work with Skidmore’s nationally recognized faculty and visiting artists and enjoy access to the College’s state-of-the-art facilities and resources. Do your interests range from math to studio art, psychology to English, economics to religion? Skidmore’s unique curriculum allows students to take either two liberal arts courses, two studio art courses, or one of each. Choose a class in an area where your strengths lie, or delve into an unexplored subject to challenge your perceptions and discover new fields of knowledge.
 
At Skidmore, high school students prepare for college success while living together, cultivating new friendships, and discovering the right balance between work and fun. A carefully selected and trained residential staff lives with Pre-College students in their own private residence hall. The residential life program, designed to support and complement academic and artistic endeavors, ensures that students' social lives are every bit as exhilarating as their intellectual lives.
 
Find out for yourself why Skidmore Pre-College alumni describe the program as challenging, fun, enlightening, life-changing, mind-altering, motivational, experimental, adventurous, to name just a few. Come spend July with us and discover your future.
Participants: Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Program website: Summer Pre-College at Skidmore

ProgramDiscovery Internships Summer Internship Programs for High School Students - Internships in Photography
Description: The Discovery Internships program is a 4 week all-inclusive summer internship experience. We offer customized internships in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, London, and Shanghai in 25+ industries including Finance, Entrepreneurship, Medicine, Law, Fashion, Film & Television, Public Relations, Veterinary Medicine and many more. Whether you are a high school student looking to gain clarity on college choices or fields of potential study or just looking for a meaningful summer in one of the greatest cities in the world, you’ve come to the right place. Whatever your needs, Discovery Internships' customized programs will help you explore your future.  In addition to gaining hands-on, career-focused learning opportunities, participants explore and live in an exciting city. Our programs feature a safe and fun living and learning environment based in a college residence hall. A meal plan, 24-hour staff supervision, and a host of cultural, recreational, and other community events and excursions around the city are all included. Our participants receive access to supplementary professional development workshops that enhance the internship learning experience and help students excel in both the college classroom and the workplace. Students receive academic credit for their internship and completion of coursework from New York University (NYU).
Participants:  High school students in grades 10, 11, and 12 (ages 15-18).
Program website: Discovery Internships in Photography

ProgramSummer Discovery Pre-college Summer Enrichment Programs for High School Students
Description: Summer Discovery is an all-inclusive pre-college experience; living on a college campus, participating in activities, exploring great cities, having fun and making friends from all over the world. Freedom with support and balance, that's Summer Discovery. For over 48 years, high school students from around the globe have enjoyed summers filled with fun, educational, and innovative activities. While visiting our website, take time to learn about our over 300 course offerings at your program of interest - college credit, research, engineering, sport management, leadership programs, SAT prep, enrichment, writing, community service, college admissions prep, tennis, cooking, and many others.  Summer Discovery offers programs at 13 different locations in 4 countries, and works with universities of the highest caliber, such as University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, Georgetown, and many more!  We invite you to join a wonderful group of teenagers from all over the U.S. and around the world this summer and experience a great summer program for teens! 
Participants:  High school students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 (ages 14-18).
Program website: Summer Discovery Pre-College Enrichment Programs

Program Jr. Discovery Summer Enrichment Program for Middle School Students
Description:  Jr. Discovery is a unique 3 week summer enrichment experience for teenagers completing grades 6, 7 and 8.  At Jr. Discovery, learning is everywhere - in the classroom, dorm room, dining hall, on-stage, the tennis court or ball field, on trips and excursions, and the daily interaction between peers, dynamic teachers and Resident Counselors. Since 1966, the Musiker Family has been directing outstanding educational experiences for teenagers. As parents ourselves, we realize middle school students are at an important crossroads in their development. Life poses many new challenges, opportunities, emotions, and rewards. Jr. Discovery is designed to facilitate a positive transition from adolescence to young adulthood and from middle school to high school. Our innovative Skills for Mind and Body curriculum inspires independent thinking, creativity, personal growth, self-confidence, time management and life skills. Additionally, through cooperative living and positive mentoring by a superb group of Resident Counselors, our students experience the finest, caring supervision, group dynamics, and mutual respect. Best of all, Jr. Discovery is a summer of new friendships with students from all over the USA and the world. In the Jr. Discovery community, everyone is welcome and everyone belongs.  We look forward to welcoming you to our community this summer.
Participants:  Middle school students in grades 6, 7, and 8 (ages 12-14).
Program website: Junior Discovery Summer Enrichment Programs

Program: Memphis College of Art Summer Pre-College Camps for High School Students and Middle School Students: Memphis, Tennessee
Description: Explore, discover, create and have fun in Memphis College of Art’s Summer Art Camp. We offer qualified teaching artists, small class sizes, a variety of media and excellent facilities. Classes range from exploratory creative expression to intensive investigation of design principles. We are committed to nurturing children’s love for creating art, whatever their age, interest or skill level may be.  The camp includes exciting classes for all ages.  Middle and high school students can choose from drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, design, and much more. Rising juniors and seniors can develop a portfolio in an intensive class designed to prepare them for the college application process.
Participants: High school students and middle school students.
Program website: Memphis College of Art Summer Pre-College Camps

Program: Kansas City Institute of Art Summer Pre-College Art Program for High School Students: Kansas City, Missouri
Description: Kansas City Institute of Art Pre-College ArtLab (PCAL) is a three-week residency program for freshman through senior high school students. Seniors who have already graduated are welcome to apply. Students accepted into the PCAL program will choose a studio major and also take a liberal arts course as well as an intensive life drawing course. The program will help students discover first hand the commitment it takes to be an artist.
Participants: High school students.
Program website: Kansas City Institute of Art Summer Pre-College Program

Program: Bowdoin Summer Art Camp for High School Students, Middle School Students and Kids: Brunswick, Maine
Description: The Bowdoin Summer Art Camp is a fully-supervised day in the art studio that nurtures seeing, exploration, and creativity in young people.  No experience or expertise is necessary. Art Camp is open to children aged 5 - 15 with the enthusiasm for the process of making art, and a willingness to experiment with new ways of seeing. Each session is designed to work as a separate unit, but a child may enroll in more than one session as long as he or she is the appropriate age.
Participants: High school students, middle school students, and elementary students - ages 5 - 15.
Program website: Bowdoin Summer Art Camp

Program: The Art Institute of Atlanta Summer Studio Pre-College Program for High School Students: Atlanta, Georgia
Description: REALIZE YOUR POTENTIAL Our creative workshops put you in a hands-on, collaborative environment learning new skills and creating an awesome final project under the artistic and technical guidance of our industry-savvy instructors.
FORECAST YOUR FUTURE As a high school junior you have a unique opportunity to see if our creative community is where you belong. You’ll have the chance to experience firsthand what it’s like to pursue your passion and apply your talent here. Meet other creative minds and take a week to discover what a creative education could be like.
Participants: High school students.
Program Website: The Art Institute of Atlanta Summer Studio Art Program

Program: SPI Summer Study Abroad, Language Immersion, and Global Leadership Programs for High School Students
Description: Founded in 1996, SPI High School Study Abroad Programs offers high quality French, Italian, Chinese, and Spanish language immersion summer programs exclusively for high school students.  We believe traveling abroad develops independence and maturity by expanding students knowledge of the world and increasing their understanding of other cultures. All SPI high school study abroad programs are unique and personalized global experiences designed to build leadership qualities that help students succeed both in college and in their future endeavors.  Our programs are guided by experienced educators with small group sizes that make traveling abroad exciting, educational, and truly inspiring.
Eligible Participants: High school students.
Program website: SPI Study Abroad Summer Programs

Program:  Savannah College of Art and Design Summer Art Program for High School Students:  Atlanta Georgia
Description:  Savannah College of Art and Design has summer programs available in variety of art related fields.  Students can sign up for workshops in areas such as bring artwork to life: animation basics, drawing studio: still life, the painter's studio: acrylic media, and setting the scene: producing design basics.
Participants:  There are programs available for students who have completed their 9th, 10th, or 11th grade years of high school.
Program websiteSavannah College of Art and Design Summer Art Program

Program: Ball State University Summer Art and Design Works Studio Summer Program for High School Students: Muncie, Indiana
Description: Fascination with architecture and environmental design can start at a very young age—even in grade school, as any kid who likes 3-D puzzles, building toys, or working in the garden will tell you. But where can a student approaching college age have an opportunity to really explore the fields and see how they feel as career possibilities? There’s no better place than the high school summer workshop offered by Ball State's College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) this summer. True to Ball State’s commitment to experiential learning, this two-week session offers a hands-on immersion into the exciting world of environmental design and problem solving, with fun and creative activities led by CAP faculty.  The program also includes a field trip experience to a place where students may experience a diversity of environmental design, such as a major metropolitan area or an architectural Mecca such as the unusual Indiana community of Columbus. Students stay together in university housing and in their free time can explore a variety of campus recreational and entertainment options.
Participants: High school students.
Program website: Ball State University Design Works Studio Summer Program

Program:  Maryland Institute College of Art Summer Pre-College Art Program for High School Students: Baltimore, Maryland
Description: This summer, experience one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities for young artists and designers. Collaborate with MICA expert faculty, visiting working professionals, earn college credit, learn how to put together an application portfolio that stands out, and dramatically expand your creative skills. Live, learn, and socialize on campus with other creative-minded students like you from all over the world.
Participants: High school students.
Program website: Maryland Institute College of Art Summer Pre-College Program

Program: Carnegie Mellon University Summer Pre-College Art and Design Program for High School Students:  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Description:  This program provides students with the opportunity to explore various aspects of art and design such as drawing, sculpture, photography, animation, ceramics, painting, and printmaking. Students have the opportunity to improve their art skills and to work with accomplished artists. Students also have a chance to learn about the Carnegie Mellon campus.
Participants: High school students.
Program website
Carnegie Mellon University Summer Pre-College Art and Design Program

Program:  Lawrence Technological University Art, Architecture, and Design Summer Camps for High School Students: Southfield, Michigan
Description:  LTU offers stimulating academic camps for high school students interested in engineering, technology, design, and science. Professors will introduce you to the latest innovations in modern labs and studios on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus in Southfield, Michigan. You can choose from more than two dozen leading-edge camps, including forensic science, web design, biomedical engineering, robotics, and architecture.
Enjoy day camps or opt for a residential camp. You’ll live in student housing, eat in the cafeteria, and participate in a fun selection of organized activities each evening. Current Lawrence Tech students will be on hand to assist campers.
Participants: High school students.
Program Email: summercamps@ltu.edu
Program Contact Information: Contact Lisa Kujawa at summercamps@ltu.edu
Program website
: Lawrence Tech Summer Camps

 

 

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