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Continuing Education - Youth and Precollege

Summer 2015 Precollege Programs in the Arts:
Creative Writing Institute

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Grades 9–12

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Interested in creative writing? Create original work in various genres: fiction, poetry, playwriting, memoir, journalism, and essay. Guided by accomplished, experienced instructors who foster a supportive atmosphere of productivity and fun, the workshop-style format allows you to share your work and encourages discussions of writing technique and craft, including voice, character, tone, plot, and point of view. Produce polished pieces that can be used for college essays and/or award submissions. The program culminates in a reading to which friends and family are invited and publication in the institute’s online literary journal.

To broaden exposure to the arts, the Creative Writing Institute can be combined with Video Game Creators and Animators or the Songwriting Workshop to make for a well-rounded summer experience.

July 13–August 7
Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
$2,200 for the first registration
$1,980 for the second registration in the family, Purchase College employees and alumni, and early registrations (received by May 8, 2015)

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Updated Jan. 28, 2015

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Summer Precollege Programs:

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Program Descriptions:

Acting Intensive
Code Breakers & App Designers
Creative Vocal Lab
Creative Writing Institute
Filmmaking Institute
Journalism Institute
Minecraft™ Designers &
Modders

Photography Institute
Project Fashion Designer
Shakespeare Workshop
Songwriting Workshop
Summer Percussion Seminar
Video Game Creators &
Animators

Visual Arts Institute
Vocal Intensive

Program Options:

Early Drop-Off Option
Extended-Day Option


Summer Youth Programs
(grades 4–8)

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