2018 Fine + Applied Arts (FAA) Summer Intensive
Date:Sun, 6/24/2018 - Sat, 6/30/2018
Event Type:Summer Camp
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At this immersive, weeklong program, each high school student selects one major and one minor. Current FAA faculty members, graduate students, and recent FAA graduates teach classes Monday through Friday. Participants also join in evening activities such as bowling, ice skating, sand volleyball, shopping on campus, swimming, scavenger hunts, and trips to Krannert Art Museum. The FAA Summer Intensive concludes with an open house showcasing all work for families and participants.
Visit the FAA Summer Intensive webpage for full descriptions of Majors and Minors.
- Furniture Design (Industrial Design)
- Graphic Design (Beginner)
- New Media
- Comic Art
- Fashion for Stage and Film
- Graphic Design (Intermediate)
- Hip-Hop Dance
- Jewelry Design (Metals)
- Tap Dance
Students must have completed their freshman, sophomore, or junior year of high school by summer 2018. Teens at all ability levels are invited to apply. Students applying to the dance major must submit a two-minute solo video.
Early application to the program is encouraged, as students are placed in majors and minors on a first-come, first-served basis. Although every effort will be made to assign applicants to their first or second choices, placements cannot be guaranteed.
- Program deposit with application: $50 (nonrefundable)
- Residential program fee: $700 (includes instruction, housing, and meals)
- Commuter program fee: $500 (includes instruction plus lunch and dinner Monday–Friday and dinner Sunday)
Upon acceptance, each student will receive a course supply list. Supply costs range from $20 to $60 and vary by course.
Although it's not required, a student may appreciate having access to $50 in spending money for the week on campus. Teens especially enjoy shopping at the Illini Union Bookstore for Illinois attire.
Registration, Scholarships, and Refund Information
Visit the FAA Summer Intensive webpage for full details on Registration, Deadlines, Scholarships, Additional Costs, and Refunds.
- College of Fine and Applied Arts