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Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
This course introduces and explores the twelve principles of animation as developed at the Disney Animation Studios. Assigned projects guide students through the technical and creative processes needed to bring their work to life. Students apply the principles to create animation that conveys personality and emotion to moving objects and simple characters.
College credit Residential Needs based scholarship Arts Competitive application process
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
This major introduces students to a group of printmaking processes including collagraph, collage, xerox lithography and screen printing. The class focuses on learning basic printmaking techniques and developing elements of design and composition. Students will experiment with materials and a variety of printed forms. Each student will have the opportunity to develop their own theme and aesthetic that will connect all of the projects. Students will also gain familiarity with safe and professional printmaking practices and develop language for critique.
Arts College credit Needs based scholarship Competitive application process Residential
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
This course is a comprehensive introduction to the art and craft of ceramics. The primary emphasis of this course is that you will be able to create and appreciate expressive, three dimensional clay forms and make pieces that are portfolio ready. You will have an understanding of other cultures and periods of human expression in clay and you will walk away proficient at forming clay objects yourself. In order to augment creative production and discover how the creative process works, you will spend time learning techniques, watching demonstrations, sketching, reading, discussing, talking about art and critiquing. Emphasis will be on your work, your growth in the medium, your ability to create expressive, unified, cohesive three dimensional forms in clay.
Arts Needs based scholarship Residential Competitive application process College credit
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
Wood is an amazing and versatile material. Its physical characteristics of strength, formability, variety and availability make it an ideal material for a wide range of applications. This major is designed to give art and design students some of the fundamental designing skills and working techniques necessary in using this versatile material for furniture and object making. This is a beginning level skill-building major in joinery techniques and structural connection problem solving. Assignments and exercises focus on the practice and practical application of joinery techniques, in-depth hand and power tool use and the application of this information to a student’s own design. Assignments develop an understanding of basic mechanical systems and proceed through joint making processes with an ongoing reference to the historical context.
Residential College credit Competitive application process Arts Needs based scholarship
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
Illustration: Comics and Graphic Novel is a course that teaches the art of combining words and pictures to make comics. A cartoonist is the proverbial jack-of-all-trades, functioning by turns as writer, cinematographer, graphic designer and illustrator. This course will explore essential components of cartooning: cartoon figure drawing in ink, background basics, comic-strip writing, graphic storytelling, panel and page composition, and creative games. This course guides students from creating narrative in a single drawing to orchestrating all the skills involved in creating a multi-page story. Students will develop a self-published mini-comic alongside several class exercises and worksheets.
College credit Residential Needs based scholarship Arts Competitive application process
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
The Music Major in Pre-College incorporates Composing, Songwriting, Recording and Performance. Students work in groups to write original songs, experience true musical collaboration and use compositional tools such as Pro Tools, Sibelius and Ableton Live to record their own pieces in a state-of-the-art recording studio. Groups are formed by the instructors to ensure balanced and creative musical combinations; an emphasis is placed on finding personal style. Culminating performances are an integral part of the program. Pre-requirements: While the focus is on contemporary music, we welcome vocalists and instrumentalists of any and all musical styles. Students are expected to have at minimum a basic proficiency in their instrument. No previous experience necessary in songwriting or recording is required.
Residential College credit Arts Needs based scholarship Competitive application process
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
The Fashion and Textile Major gives students the opportunity to design and create a garment in its entirety. Beginning with a white bolt of fabric and a sketch students will utilize print and sewing techniques to create the perfect fabric for their garment. As the course progresses students learn garment construction and sewing techniques to complete their pieces. Students will gain knowledge of fashion throughout history and see real life samples of how to apply specific sewing techniques to the body to accomplish a look.
Arts Residential Competitive application process Needs based scholarship College credit
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
Students will work to gain a solid foundation for the painting process through color theory, composition, observational exercises and through an investigation of tools, materials and techniques. Students will develop concepts and learn how to analyze their own work as well as others. Students will be guided to open up and search for their voice as an artist, pushing towards finding their individual style of working. The course will also cover best studio practices and material safety.
Needs based scholarship Arts College credit Residential Competitive application process
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
This metalsmithing and jewelry course blends technical instruction with an investigation of design and concept as it relates to ornament and function. Students develop confidence and proficiency with the basic skills of soldering, forming, small hollow construction and finishing of non-ferrous metals. Specific techniques include sawing, filing, drilling, sanding, polishing, annealing, soldering and patination. The course will also cover safety in the studio, proper hand-tool care and the physical properties of metal. It is the goal of this course for students to gain an understanding of metal as a material and a broad understanding of the exciting field of Metalsmithing and Jewelry.
Needs based scholarship College credit Arts Residential Competitive application process
Jul 7 - 27, 2019 | Ages: 16 - 18
This class will introduce and explore the technical, historical and contemporary concerns of photography as a form of artistic expression. Students will learn the vocabulary and grammar of the medium & find their own way of using it creatively to express original visual ideas and unique perspectives.The assignments of this course will cover the practice of fine arts photography by exploring the genres of portraiture and urban landscape photography. Emphasis will be placed on proper camera operation, film processing, darkroom printing, and the development of a photographic vision. Prominent photographers from the 19th century to present day whose work has influenced the field will be examined.
Competitive application process Residential College credit Arts Needs based scholarship
Jul 15 - 29, 2019 | Ages: 15 - 17
This course is a university level course, designed for advanced high school students. Marine Environmental Science explores the diversity of coastal marine habitats and ecosystems and the tools scientists use to study them, with an emphasis on topics related to human impacts and environmental health. Fieldwork will include explorations of the rocky intertidal zone, excursions to neighboring islands to observe seal and seabird colonies, and offshore trips to learn oceanographic sampling techniques and observe whale foraging grounds. Dive into marine science this summer and earn Cornell college credit.
Stem Needs based scholarship Competitive application process Academic Residential College credit
Jun 23 - 28, 2019 | Ages: 10 - 16
Join us for a week centered on the NH 4-H Shooting Sports program. Certified instructors will help youth learn marksmanship, the safe and responsible use of firearms, and the basic principles of hunting. Core concepts will emphasize safety, ethical development, personal responsibility, and life-time recreational skills. Disciplines will include archery, rifle, pistol, shotgun, and black powder. Campers will experience a lot of creative and fun shooting sports activities. The week will conclude with a fun shooting sports competition. Previous shooting sports experience is preferred, but not essential. Youth who are not truly interested in learning about shooting sports will be wise to select a week with a theme more to their liking.
Specialty Residential Sports
Jul 28 - 31, 2019 | Ages: 12 - 16
For the camper that just can't get enough of the great outdoors. This week will be a great experience in all aspects of a true "outdoors person". Campers will hone their existing woodscraft skills and inevitably learn new skills to take afield. Time will be spent on fly fishing/fly tying, spin fishing and campers will be able to participate in a Great North Woods fishing adventure. Hunting skills, tracking, trapping and wildlife management will be explored as well as plenty of general outdoor survival skills. Campers will learn how to be well prepared while on outdoor adventures and how to survive in the wilderness in the event of an unexpected mishap. Shooting sports, firearms handling and gun care will be an integral part of this week.
Specialty Residential
Jul 8 - 12, 2019 8:30am - 2:30pm | Ages: 14 - 17
Young writers exchange literacy experiences, meet local authors, work in small groups, and learn what it means to be a writer.
Academic Non residential
Jul 8 - 12, 2019 8:30am - 2:30pm | Ages: 14 - 17
Young writers exchange literacy experiences, meet local authors, work in small groups, and learn what it means to be a writer.
Academic Non residential

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