Professional Growth and Enrichment

Arts Immersion Camp for Tri-Association Students

July 10 - 20, 2018

This camp will include instruction in visual arts, dance, music, and film. The class also includes two cultural immersion days where campers will attend off-campus museums, historic sites or professional productions. The camp will also include two days of cultural immersion activities such as visits to the arboretum, nature center or national parks. Weather permitting this will include attendance at an outdoor Shakespeare performance.

Campers will receive instruction in the visual arts, dance and music as outlined below:

  • Visual- Students will sculpt regionally-based face jugs in clay, complete a silkscreen designed t-shirt, make Cherokee style, plant dyed baskets and complete pleine air watercolor paintings
  • Dance- Students will learn various styles of movement and dance expression and the process of creating original choreography. The session will culminate in a final performance of student-generated movement and dance.
  • Music- Students will create and perform music using technology and have the opportunity for hands-on experience in the WCU recording studios
  • Film- Students will enjoy a crash course in pre-production, production, and post-production filmmaking processes, culminating in the production an original narrative-based short film.
  • There will be two arts immersion days when campers will go to museums, arts history sites, or productions off campus.

The camp is open to rising 7th, 8th and 9th graders nominated from Tri-Association schools. The Tri-Association should nominate teachers can to be camp counselors and vet counselors as they would teachers in their own schools. Counselors will be paid a small stipend and room and board for the two week camp. Travel is not included.

Camp will start on July 10, 2018 with campers arriving on July 9, 2018 in Atlanta. Campers will leave on July 20, 2018 and will return to Atlanta.

The cost of the camp is $3150.00 USD.

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