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Continuing Education - Youth and Precollege

Summer 2014 Youth Programs in the Arts

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Serious Foundation, Serious Fun!

The summer youth programs in the arts at Purchase College provide a unique opportunity to spend the summer exploring the visual and performing arts—and more!—under the guidance of experienced instructors and practicing artists. Grouped by grade, these youth programs are designed to enable the exploration of a variety of artistic genres.

SESSION I
June 30–July 11
SESSION II
July 14–25
SESSION III
July 28–August 8
Young Artists* New! Young Nature Explorers* Young Architects
Young Photographers* Creating Comic Books Young Filmmakers
Youth Musical Theatre Young Actors Shakespeare Workshop
Songwriting Workshop Creative Vocal Lab Vocal Intensive
Video Game Creators and Animators

New! Minecraft™ Designers and 3-D Video Game Creators

New! Code Breakers and App Designers

  • Youth and precollege programs in the arts do not meet on Friday, July 4, 2014.
  • Each program meets 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., Monday–Friday.
  • Students who have completed eighth grade may choose between youth and/or the precollege programs (except for the Visual Arts Institute, for which students must have completed ninth grade).
  • Early drop-off and extended-day 2, 4, and 6-week options are also available.
  • Each program concludes with a student performance, publication, or exhibition for friends and family.

*This program is housed in the college’s Visual Arts Building—160,000 square feet of art-making opportunity. It is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Northeast, providing students with superb studio environments, plus state-of-the-art software and hardware specifically geared to the demands of professional design and art making.

Updated November 11, 2014

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