High School Summer Camps Weeks 1-3

Description

Our High School summer programs offer a variety of interesting courses including movie making, poetry, art, writing, voice-overs, and SAT prep! All of our excellent instructors are Village teachers, 

Minimum student enrollment: 5

WEEK 1 PROGRAMS: CHOOSE 1 WEEKLY PROGRAM

 

MOVIE MADNESS- Instructor Max Manning

Camp Movie Magic will be a hands-on crash course in collaborative filmmaking. Campers will team up to write, storyboard, film, and edit short films. Campers will be encouraged to build their own props, act, create their costumes, and be creative. The camp will culminate with a film screening and a fun celebration of the creative work that was completed.

 

IB ART- Instructor Selene Bautista

This camp is for students who will be starting the  IB Art Diploma or for students who have completed a year in IB Art.This course is focused on building up existing strengths snd raising new ones, creating an artistic portfolio, and discovering experimental art-making forms and ideas through art critique. Sessions in the art studio may include drawing, printmaking, photography, mixed media, and site-specific work. Students will learn about different approaches to art-making by engaging directly with different techniques and class discussions.

 

POETRY ALIVE!- Instructor Marce Walsh

Poetry Alive! will take original and published poetry to the next level. Students may create original works and/or choose published work to bring alive by staged readings and performances. Both creative writers and performance artists will enjoy this course that allows the words to flow free on and off the page to the stage. If the stage is not for you, stay behind the scenes and write or if writing is not for you let someone else write while you interpret it in your own way.

 

WEEK 2 PROGRAMS: CHOOSE 1 WEEKLY PROGRAM

 

SAT SUMMER STUDY- Instructor Denise Keenaghan

This SAT prep course is for incoming 10th and 11th graders, who will take the SAT during the upcoming school year, for 9th graders to help prepare for pre=testing, and for 12th graders to help prepare for testing.

 

ADVENTURES IN VOICE-OVERS!- Instructor Marce Walsh

Your instructor is an accredited voice-over actress represented by the prestigious Pastorini-Bosby talent agent here in Houston. She has recorded commercials for Walmart, HP, Rick Springfield, and many more! Ms. Walsh will introduce you to the world of voice-overs, including professional copy, reading, and recording auditions. Prepare for the final audition recording using "Audacity" by choosing and practicing cold-readings of actual commercial copy. Students will prepare multiple recordings to be compiled into a demo-tape they can keep. The course will culminate with a visit from a Voice agent and/or submission of rough demo to the agent.  

 

WEEK 3 PROGRAMS: CHOOSE 1 WEEKLY PROGRAM

 

CREATIVE WRITING- Instructor D Lynn Barham

Students will engage in a variety of activities that stimulate creative writing, thinking, and imagination. They will read, write, discuss, and create original works. Students will explore writing fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, with an emphasis on self expression and story telling. Peer discussions will focus on positive feedback to spark creativity and encouragement. Students are encouraged to bring their favorite published short story or poem to share. 

 

WRITE AWAY!- Instructor Marce Walsh

Write AWAY! will take away the pain of writing that darn essay! In this fun, entertaining atmosphere, students will learn the tools necessary to write many various styles of essays. From brainstorming techniques, outlines, PEA chains, rough drafts and a million edits, Write Away! will provide you with the know-how and confidence needed to write that darn essay!

Daily Lunch Included

 

 



Grade Range: 9 - 12


Classes

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Bautista 6/1 - 6/5 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $375.00 View 22
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Manning 6/1 - 6/5 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $375.00 View 22
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Walsh 6/1 - 6/19 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $375.00 View 22
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Keenaghan 6/1 - 6/19 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $375.00 View 21
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Walsh 6/1 - 6/19 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $375.00 View 22
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Walsh 6/8 - 6/12 Mo Tu We Th Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $375.00 View 22
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Barham 6/15 - 6/19 Mo Tu We Fr 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $375.00 View 22