Pratt PreCollege Summer Program Immerse yourself in Art, Design, Architecture, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies and more
Description: Dates: Monday, July 2 - Friday, July 27, 2018
The PreCollege Program
Each summer Pratt Institute’s PreCollege program welcomes nearly 400 high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors to our Brooklyn campus, where they encounter life as an art and design college student. Students choose a concentration modeled after Pratt’s undergraduate offerings. To complement this course, students are automatically enrolled in foundation, art history and portfolio development classes. Upon completion of the program students earn four elective college credits. This is an intensive full-time program; classes meet Mon-Fri, and extra-curricular cultural and social activities are scheduled evenings and weekends.
Concentrations include: Architecture, Art and Design Discovery, Creative Writing, Cultural Studies, Digital Imaging & Photography, Digital Arts: 2D/ Traditional Animation, Digital Arts: Art and Electronics, Fashion Design, Film/Video, Fine Arts/Painting and Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration (Digital), Illustration (Traditional), Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry/Metal Arts, Photography, Sculpture, Sequential Art and the Comic Book
Program Information: Eligibility: High school students, graduating seniors (minimum age: 16 years by June 30, 2018; maximum age: 18 years. No exceptions.)
Summer Tuition Four Credits: $3,839
Additional Fees for All Students:
Application Fee: (non-refundable; due with application) $50
Deposit: (non-refundable; due with application, applied to tuition) $500
Student Activities Fee: $395
Additional Fees for Brooklyn Residential Students only:
Meal Plan: Brooklyn resident students (mandatory) $820
Local Transportation Fee*: (Brooklyn residential students only) $121*
(*30-day MetroCard with unlimited access; price subject to change.)
Optional meal plan for commuters to Brooklyn campus: $215
Please visit our website below for further details.
PreCollege Program, Pratt Institute School of Continuing and Professional Studies 200 Willoughby Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205
New York (New York City / Manhattan), NY - New York School of Interior Design NYSID
NYSID's Pre-College Summer Program Discover a Career in Interior Design
Description: The New York School of Interior Design’s Pre-College programs, open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, will immerse you in the practice of interior design. You’ll study color, materials, architectural drawing, and digital media. You’ll visit design firms and museums, and spend your downtime hanging out in the nation’s design capital. And all classes are led by the same established designers that teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs. This program will build your portfolio, answer questions about your future, and a give you head start in interior design. Students receive one undergraduate credit for completion of each course.
040 Pre-College I: Learn the basics of interior design, and complete a small residential design project. Learn to draft and understand floor plans, come up with a design concept, put together a color scheme, select furniture and materials, and visit showrooms and design offices. Pull it all together in the design of a NYC apartment. 041 Pre-College II: Take your basic interior design knowledge to another level, and design a small café or hotel lobby. Visit design offices, meet professional designers, and gain an understanding of a more complex space. (040 Pre-College I is a prerequisite)
Program Information: Pre-College Summer 2018: Design Your Future
Open to high-school sophomores, juniors, and seniors
Pre-College I: July 9 - 19
Pre-College II: July 23 - August 2
Monday through Thursday, 10 am - 4 pm
Cost: $1,150 with materials (per course)
Pre-college housing is available (additional fee)
Click on the website below for further details about program and to download the brochure.
Office of Admissions New York School of Interior Design 170 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021
New York (New York City / Manhattan), NY - NYIT New York Institute of Technology
NYIT Academy (Manhattan & Old Westbury Campuses) - Architecture, Digital Arts, English Language (ESL) Technology & Engineering, Health & Medical, Urban Administration
Description: NYIT Academy is an immersive New York college experience for students ages 15–20. Our programs combine academic instruction with hands-on learning opportunities and unique cultural experiences. All our programs are offered in both tuition-only and campus life immersion packages, which include chaperoned housing and additional social, academic, and cultural programming.
Students can choose to attend various programs while the Academy is in session. NYIT Academy also offers a room and board option for out-of-town and international students.
Our summer session runs from July 9 - August 3, 2018. Length of programs vary, with one, two, three, and four-week options.
Cost: One week: $750; Two weeks: $1,425; Three weeks: $2,025; Four weeks: $2,550.
NOTE: Some programs may have additional lab and/or supply fees. Click website link below for Campus Life Immersion costs.
2018 NYIT ACADEMY PROGRAMS:
Exploring Architecture in Manhattan: Learn about architectural design practice, theory, and history of design in one of the world’s most famous urban environments. Enjoy museum and office visits, work with CAD, and hands-on modeling, presentation, and portfolio preparation.
Studio I: July 9 – August 3 Studio II: July 9 – August 3
Graphic Design and 3-D Animation/Game Design: Bring your digital portfolio to the next level. Discover techniques of visual communication and gain insights into the professions of art, design, and technology
Session I: Brand Yourself! July 9 – 13. Session II: Create Motion!! July 16 – 20. Session III: Create Motion!! Adv. July 23 – 27
Session I & II: July 9 -20 Session II & III: July 16 - 27 Session I, II, & III: July 9 - 27. You must attend Create Motion! (Basic) if you want to attend Create Motion! (Advanced).
Health and Medical Academy:: Investigate career opportunities in the fields of nursing,clinical nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, and osteopathic medicine.
Session I: July 9 - 20
Technology and Engineering Experience: Run hands-on lab experiments in electronic music, coding, gaming, hacking, robotics, 3-D printing, CAD, prototyping, materials science, and nanotechnology while learning about careers in technology, engineering, and computer science.
Session I: Old Westbury July 9 - 20 Session II: Manhattan July 23 – August 3
Makers and Fabricators: Learn how to take an idea from paper to parts to assembly. Explore the exciting world of making and fabricating with metal, plastic, acrylic, wood and other materials in a safe environment while growing your skill set.
Session I: July 16 - 27
New York English Language Experience: TCombine up to six weeks of intensive coursework with experiences only found in New York. Explore the culture, commerce, food, and people of this world-renowned city.
Session I: Live From NYC and Eat Your Way Across NY July 9 – 20 Session I & Session II: July 9 – August 3
Session II: Going, Going, Gone and A Greener NY July 23 – August 3
Modern New York: See how the city really works. With experts as your tour guides, you’ll explore the city, learn it’s history and how it works, and network with the people who keep it running.
Session I: July 9 – 20
Jennifer Rubin New York Institute of Technology 16 West 64th Street Room 602 New York, NY 10023
Purchase (Westchester), NY - SUNY Purchase College
SUNY Purchase College Precollege Programs in the Arts- COMMUTER Filmmaking, Visual Arts, Journalism, Photography, Video Game/App Design, Acting, Vocal, Songwriting, Creative Writing, Architecture, STEM, Theatre Design
For passionate high school artists (grades 9-12 unless otherwise noted) and those planning to pursue the arts on the college level. Portfolio/performance building opportunities and audition training techniques. Earn certification letters based upon participation and attendance. Schedules allow for more than one art form. Participate in a performance, exhibition, or publication for friends and family.
2018 Programs STEM Scholars: Art Forensics (Grades 9-12)
June 25 – July 6. Monday-Friday. 9am-5pm. $1,260/$1,135 (discounted tuition) Join members of the Purchase College faculty in small-group, research-based projects and coursework on campus. Develop methodologies for determining the composition of oil paints after they have been applied to a stretched canvas. The resulting methodologies will be used to detect fakes and frauds in the art market.
UPDATED! STEM Scholars: Mars Mapping (Grades 9-12)
July 9 – 20. Monday-Friday. 9am-5pm. $1,400/$1,260 (discounted tuition) Join members of the Purchase College faculty in small-group, research-based projects and coursework on campus. Develop original hypotheses about geological and climate processes on Mars, and evaluate and test those hypotheses through the analysis of imagery available from the various orbiters that are currently exploring Mars.
UPDATED! STEM Scholars: Food Science (Grades 9-12)
July 23 – August 3. Monday-Friday. 9am-5pm. $1,400/$1,260 (discounted tuition) Join members of the Purchase College faculty in small-group, research-based projects and coursework on campus. Determine “hidden” lactose levels in non-dairy foods. Use a series of enzymatic reactions and fluorescence detection in a microplate reader to measure levels of “hidden” lactose in nondairy foods such as bread, confections, and dry baking mixes to help alleviate this issue.
Architecture Intensive (Grades 9-12)
July 22 – August 3. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Design, draft, and model a structure or space of your choosing during studio work sessions. Learn how to manipulate space, materials, and style through exercises that focus on drawing and thinking and through demonstrations of the properties of assorted materials. Draw and use architectural tools and techniques that are presented. Learn to translate your drawings into computer models in daily basic AutoCAD workshops. Use your architectural drawings to construct a model of your unique architectural design.
Songwriting Workshop (Grades 9-12)
June 25 – July 6. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,100/$990 (discounted tuition) Develop your ability to write, record, perform, and promote your own songs! Receive instruction on piano and/or guitar, lyric writing, music theory and arranging. Learn to use Pro-Tools and Garage Band. Receive a DVD of the concert!
Acting Intensive (Grades 9-12)
June 25 - July 20. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $2,100/$1,890 (discounted tuition) Ranked as a Top 15 Precollege Summer Theater Program by backstage! Learn important acting practices of modern theater through scene work by developing the skills of building acting practices of modern theater through scene work by developing the skills of building characters, playing objectives, and expressing interior emotions physically and vocally. Perfect for beginners and advanced actors alike. Receive a DVD of the final performance!
Filmmaking Institute (Grades 9-12)
June 25-July 20. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $2,100/$1,890 (discounted tuition) Bring your video camera! Advance your knowledge of visual storytelling. Write, direct, and act in original movies. Produce work that may be used in the college application process. Edit using professional software. View your film at the final screening and receive a recording of your movie!
Musical Theatre Bootcamp (Grades 9-12)
July 30-August 3. Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm. $890/$800 (discounted tuition) Improve your musical theatre technique and gain confidence and a stronger understanding of the audition process for musical theatre and the many paths to performance! Identify the multitude of character “types” in musical theatre, which will help you choose, prepare, and practice a variety of audition materials. Receive daily instruction in acting, voice, and dance.
Acting On Camera Bootcamp (Grades 9-12)
July 23-August 27. Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm. $890/$800 (discounted tuition) Through daily on-camera work, learn to perform for the camera and gain an awareness of how the camera affects your performance. Discover how TV/film auditions differ from stage auditions and what to expect and how to prepare for them. Investigate the many pathways to performance in film/TV work. The skills you study in Acting for the Camera will support your work in any theatrical medium!
NEW! Advanced 3D Game Design with Unity (Grades 9-12)
June 25-July 6. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,100/$990 (discounted tuition) With Unity, an industry grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting, and the impact of game play on user experience. Next, go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world learning the physics behind 3D games, exploring beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling.
NEW! Code your Own Adventure and Drone Quest (Grades 9-12)
NEW! Create an App and Virtual World (Grades 9-12)
July 23 – August 3. Monday-Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. Learn the basics of mobile app design and game development and understand how the world of App publishing functions.
Next, learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences in this cutting edge environment
Modern Journalism (Grades 9-12)
June 25 - July 6. Monday-Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,100/$990 (discounted tuition) Channel your passion for the news, storytelling, and communicating! Improve your journalism skills and begin to understand how to report in depth and write clear and concise stories that capture an audience’s attention. Embrace multimedia journalism (video, photography, and social media platforms), and also learn to use professional editing software (Final Cut Pro, Adobe), sound recorders, and lighting equipment to properly prepare your photos and video for blogs, broadcast, or print. Delve into journalism’s role and responsibilities in society and its legal and ethical concerns.
Creative Writing Workshop (Grades 9-12)
July 23 - August 3. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Create and share original work in a workshop-style format focusing on voice, character, tone, plot, and point of view.
Produce polished pieces for COLLEGE ESSAYS and/or award submissions.
UPDATED! Vocal Intensive (Grades 9-12)
July 9 – July 20. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Learn to unlock the full potential of your voice through choral and solo training. Pursue an in- depth study of vocal skills and concepts as well as music theory. Receive a DVD of the final performance.
26th Annual Visual Arts Institute (Grades 10-12)
July 9-August 3. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $2,300/$2,070 (discounted tuition) Attend master workshops in drawing & painting and sculpture and an elective of your choice. Learn how to develop your portfolio and document your work. Display your work in the exhibition!
Early Drop-Off & Extended Day Options starting at 8am & ending at 5:30pm!
Purchase (Westchester), NY - SUNY Purchase College
SUNY Purchase College Youth Programs in the Arts- COMMUTER Filmmaking, Visual Arts, Acting, Photography, Game/App Design, Vocal, Journalism, Musical Theater
Program Information: Strengthen your journalism, visual arts, and performing arts skills with experienced instructors and practicing artists. Explore of a variety of artistic genres. Participate in performance, exhibition, or other culminating event for friends and family. Schedules allow for enrollment in more than one art form.
Young Journalists (Grades 4-8)
July 9-13. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $600/$540 (discounted tuition)
Learn what it takes to become a reporter and write clear stories that capture an audience’s attention. Conduct interviews, produce feature stories, and write headlines! Present a sample of your work to friends and family.
Young Writers (Grades 6-8)
July 16-July 20. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $600/$540 (discounted tuition).
Learn essential elements of the writer’s craft—descriptive detail, poetic language, punctuation as craft, and voice—that make personal narrative and nonfiction writing come alive. Students practice close reading and engage in revising their work under the guidance of accomplished instructors. Young Writers is designed to foster creativity and imagination.
Young Artists (Grades 4-9)
June 25-July 6. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,100/$990 (discounted tuition).
Explore the visual arts! Drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, collage, crafts, and more! Foster creativity and imagination, individuality, and collaboration. Display your work in the exhibition!
Young Photographers (Grades 4-8)
June 25-July 6. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,100/$990 (discounted tuition). Bring your digital camera! Learn the art and science of photography and discover what makes a good photograph while working in a digital lab. Display your work at the final exhibition!
NEW! Roblox® Entreprenuers and Make Your First 3D Video Game!(Grades 4-8)
July 24-August 4. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition)
Learn to code in the Lua language while playing and designing words in Roblox®. Learn to navigate Roblox’s fast growing marketplace to publish their games. Next, create an immersive 3D world learning the physics behind 3D games, event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of game-play and storytelling.
NEW! Young Actors and Performers (Grades 4-8)
June 26-July 7. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,100/$990 (discounted tuition)
July 9-20. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Explore the building blocks professional performers use through daily classes in improvisation, movement and diction warm ups, and relaxation techniques. Also, choose one of two tracks:
• Concentrated Acting Skills: In-depth instruction in building a character through rehearsals for your monologue and scene!
• Musical Theatre Skills: In-depth instruction in singing, dancing, and acting in preparation for your musical theatre scene!
NEW! Code Adventure and Drone Quest (Grades 4-8)
July 8-20. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition).
NEW! Create an App and Virtual World (Grades 4-8)
July 23-August 3. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. Learn the basics of mobile app design and game development and understand how the world of App publishing functions.
Next, learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences in this cutting edge environment.
Young Filmmakers (Grades 4-8)
July 23-August 3. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Bring your video camera! Learn the art of visual storytelling by writing, directing, editing, and acting in your own movies. View your films at the final screening. Receive a recording of your movie!
Young Architects (Grades 5-8)
July 9-20. Monday-Friday. 9:30am-3:30pm. $1,200/$1,080 (discounted tuition) Develop ideas, plans, drawings, and models of your fantasy buildings. Construct a model of your own dream structure. Invite family and friends to see your model on display at the final exhibition
Description: Continue checking www.summercollege.syr.edu for Summer 2018 updates.
Syracuse University Summer College offers high school students entering their junior or senior year the opportunity to explore college majors and experience college life with credit and noncredit programs along with commuter and residential options.
Rising sophomores may enroll in 2 week programs provided they are 15 years old when the program begins.
ANTICIPATED SUMMER 2018 Programs are as follows:
6 Week Programs: July 2 - August 10, 2018 (Students earn 6 credits):
Forensic Science • Liberal Arts & Sciences • Media Literacy, Popular Culture & Democracy • Public Communications • Writing
4 Week Program: July 2 - July 27, 2018:
EducationUSA Academy • Architecture
3 Week Program: July 2 - July 20, 2018:
Acting and Musical Theater (audition video required)
2 Week Programs: July 3 - August 11, 2018:
(Broken up into three separate two week sessions)
• Animation and Game Design • 2D Art • 3D Art • Corporate Law • Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry
• Criminal Justice • Fashion Design • Filmmaking • Graphic Design • Civil Engineering
• Aerospace Engineering • Presentations for College & Career • Sports Management
• Photography • Coding • Information Security: HACKnowledge • Industrial Design
• Environmental/Interior Design • Environmental Engineering • Recording Studio
• Team and Leadership Development • MakerSpace & 3D Printing • Social Media Strategy
*More details to come as we finalize our Summer 2018 schedule
Visit www.summercollege.syr.edu for full details!!!
Program Information: Co-ed
High school Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
Length of sessions: 2, 3, & 6 week Programs running from July 2 - August 10, 2018
Earn up to 6 college credits.
Costs vary by program.