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The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, offers a five-week summer program for students who have completed their sophomore year of high school.  June 26-July 29, 2011.  College credit is available.

SMFA Boston Summer Program


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The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University offers an intensive four weeks of art-making and classes for high school students entering their junior and senior years.

Application requirements include transcripts and portfolio (slides, photos, etc.   The Art Institute of Boston Young Artist Residency Program.

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The Cranbrook Academy for the Arts in Bloomfield, MI offers three three-week sessions for young artists aged 13-18.  Sessions take place Monday through Firday from 9:30-3:30, but boarding is available.  Students can attend one, two, or all three sessions.

Cranbrook Summer Art Institute

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Wesleyan College in Connecticut offers a five week summer camp called the Center for Creative Youth.  Offering programs for both creative writing and the visual arts, the camp is available for high school students.

Center for Creative Youth

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The Summer Young Artist Residency Program is available for a limited number of students who will be entering their junior or senior year of high school Fall 2010.

Accepted students choose a full schedule of courses from the Summer Pre-college program and live in the Lesley University residencies on our Cambridge campus.

The AIB studios are located on our Boston campus, however a free university shuttle is provided to and from Cambridge. A program of evening and weekend events is included in the residency program price along with meals and local transportation. The residency program, complete with successful coursework and activities, carries six college credits. Scholarships are not available for this program.

For more information:  http://www.lesley.edu/aib/curriculum/precollege.html

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For students who are driven by creative ideas or intuitive talents, who are above average in the classroom and want a fun, intellectual challenge this summer, A+ Summer is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to be immersed in an environment that encourages advanced thinking, creative problem solving, and a lifelong love of learning.

Students have the exclusive opportunity to live and study with like-minded peers at Stanford University, the academic heart of American innovation and entrepreneurship. With the help of a dynamic staff of dedicated “live-in” instructors, participants will push beyond standard school curriculum and learn to think outside of the box. Our stimulating courses build student proficiency in the logic, critical thinking, and writing skills that are essential for academic success at any level.

A+ Summer is divided into three separate sessions- one for middle school students, one for 9th and 10th graders, and one for entering 11th and 12th graders. Each program boasts an exciting schedule of classes and unforgettable recreational activities, including Bay Area excursions, guest speakers and daily entertainment.

For more information:  http://www.educationunlimited.com/camp/category/3/a+-summer.html

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Are you looking for a fun, exciting and creative way for your child
to spend some time this summer?

Summer FUNdamentals Art Camps offer enriching, creative experiences for campers in PAFA’s beautiful galleries, the art studios of the school, and around the city.  24 different week-long fun and creative sessions are available beginning July 6 and running through August 14.   Sessions are designed to appeal to all levels and interests of young artists, ages 6-15 years.
Campers need only bring their imagination!

  • Each camp session runs for one week, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • A FREE pre-camp session is available each morning, 9 to 10 a.m.
  • A post-camp session is available 3 to 5 p.m. for $60 weekly or $15 daily per child.
  • On Fridays at 2 p.m., families and friends are invited to a special exhibition and reception of the art projects created that week.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Summer Camp for Young Artists

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NYU Summer Arts Intensive

For Young Artists With Unique Visions
Ages 16 to 18

June 28 – July 16, 2010

NYU Steinhardt’s high school residential summer art intensive allows young artists ages 16 to 18 the opportunity to explore their ideas in the heart of the international art world. Students will expand their skills, liberate their imaginations, and enrich their understanding of contemporary art.

Classes are led by distinguished NYU faculty in painting, drawing, sculpture, digital imaging, installation art, and more. Students work in professional studios and workshops. They also visit many of New York City’s cutting-edge galleries, museums, performance venues, and public exhibition spaces.

During the final week of the program, participants mount a group exhibition of their work in NYU’s Barney Building in downtown Manhattan. Students also receive individual portfolio sessions to help prepare for portfolio reviews when applying to colleges and art schools.

NYU Summer Arts Intensive

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The Summer Academy is the definitive program for talented and motivated high school students intent on a fine arts education.  If the visual arts are your passion and you are headed toward art school or wish to pursue an art degree in college, the Summer Academy can help you develop your artistry and skill, and make you more competitive.


  • Rigorous, college-level studio courses in drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking
  • An exceptional faculty of regular Academy instructors and professional, practicing artists who will inspire and challenge
  • Field trips to the museums and galleries of Philadelphia, New York and Washington, D.C., including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, MoMA, P.S. 1 and the National Gallery of Art
  • Visits to artists’ studios to learn first-hand how they develop ideas, create art and build their careers
  • In-depth information sessions on applying to art school and preparing a portfolio
  • The opportunity to earn four college-level credits
  • An exhibition of student work, complete with a reception and awards ceremony for family and friends held in Gallery 128, which features the artwork of PAFA students, faculty and alumni

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Summer Program

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RISD Offers Summer Program

The Rhode Island School of Design offers a six-week residential Pre-College Program to introduce high school students to RISD’s focused, serious and challenging curriculum. Students live in residence halls, attend social activities and demonstrate high levels of initiative and responsibility for their work.  For 16-18 year old high school students.

RISD Pre-College program

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