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Summer Youth College - Lake Worth Campus

Summer Youth College    *NEW NAME, SAME GREAT PROGRAM!

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The Lake Worth campus offers fine arts workshops that are tailored for students ages 8-18 depending on the workshop. Students can choose a workshop in Art, Film, Photography, Theatre, DRUMLINE, Before Care & After Care and BAK & Dreyfoos School of the Arts Prep Workshop. Our goal is to provide each student with a high quality, accessible and affordable education in a college environment without the pressure of grades, homework or tests!

 

Mandatory Student Forms MUST be completed and turned in on the student's first day of the program.

Student's will not be permitted to attend without them. 

 

2018 SYC Workshops

It Figures

  • Contour Line / Gesture Drawing
    • Introduce students to artists who use line work and/or gesture in their work.
    • Still life for contour line, line variation, pattern, composition (foreground, middle-ground and background) & gesture drawing.
    • Experiment with students posing for 30 sec. to 1 minute for figural gesture drawing practice.
  • Still Life / Figure Drawing
    • Introduce students to artists known for still life and for figure drawing.
    • Still life for first half of the week.
    • Students to pose for short periods of time for figure drawing, as well as using the skeleton and ceramic busts.

 

What A Character

  • Manga & Anime
    • Introduce students to the concept of Manga & Anime.
    • Have students write down a few of their favorite thing to do
      • Adjective/descriptive word
      • Place (real or imaginary)
      • Color
      • Pattern
      • Name
    • Have students create their own Manga & Anime, based on the above.
    • This can also be a group project where students can collaborate on a single storyboard.

  • Cartooning & Storyboarding
    • Introduce students to the concept of cartooning and storyboarding.
    • Have students write down a few of their favorite:
      • Thing to do
      • Adjective/descriptive word
      • Place (real or imaginary)
      • Color
      • Pattern
      • Name
    • Have students create their own cartoons, based on the above.
    • This can also be a group project where students can collaborate on a single storyboard.

Kiln it!

  • Pottery
    • Introduce students to sculptors.
    • Brief overview of how to use air drying clay.
    • Modeling:
      • Set up still life and have students model the still life out of clay.
      • Once dry students may paint their sculptures.
  • Printmaking
    • Introduce students to printmakers.
    • Overview on how to create a linocut print.
    • Set up still life, and/or have printed images of flowers/nature, animals. Students can then draw what they’d like on a sheet of paper, they will then transfer onto the linoleum block.

Paint The Town

  • Painting with Watercolors & Acrylics
    • Introduce students to known watercolorists.
    • Brief overview of how to use watercolor paint, layering, adding water to create different opacity/transparency.
    • Still life using watercolors.
  • Landscape & Abstract Painting
    • Introduce students to artists who are known for landscape painting and abstract painting.
    • Brief introduction to painting, and color.
    • Primary/Secondary
      • Mixing color to create different colors.
      • Adding Black (shade)
      • Adding White (tint)
    • We will do Master Copies of famous landscape & abstract paintings.

 
Art Workshop Instructors

BAK School of the Arts Preparatory Workshop

  • $540 for 3 weeks
  • Dates: TBA
  • Limited spots available
  • Registration for these workshops is NOT an open registration.  Admission to these workshops is by review of the child's current artwork.
    • Ages 8 - 18
    • Detailed Course Outline *Coming Soon!
Beginning Drumline                6/11 - 6/14   9-15 yrs old
Drumming & Percussion        6/18 - 6/21   9-16 yrs old
Advanced Drumline                6/25 - 6/28 12-18 yrs old
Beginning Drumline                7/02 - 7/05   9-15 yrs old
Drumming & Percussion        7/09 - 7/12   9-16 yrs old
Advanced Drumline                7/16 - 7/19 12-18 yrs old
Masters of Band Camp          6/25 - 6/28    *NEW! 12-18 yrs old
Masters of Band Camp          7/09 - 7/12    *NEW!   9-16 yrs old

This is a practical workshop in film television and video production.
Each week the children will be working in groups to write and produce their own films.  
They begin the film making process by:

  • Brainstorm ideas
  • Write scripts
  • Create storyboards
  • Scout locations
  • Edit their films by adding special effects and music 

Then they will bring their wondrous tales to life on screen.  Films will be uploaded to our YouTube page the following week for your viewing pleasure!!

You can find the film from past and present students at:

The goal of the Photography Workshop at Palm Beach State College is to teach students the Art of Photography.  To teach them new skills in shooting and modern photographic technique. We will give them the tools to learn how to harness the power of their imaginations by digitally manipulating the photos. Each week we will review the basics and learn new things so there is no limit to how much the students can gain from the program.

*More info to come!

  • Students between the ages of 8 - 14 years old.

No More Pencils

  • Adobe Illustrator  June 4 - June 14, 2018

Manipulation Nation

  • Adobe Photoshop June 18 - June 28, 2018

**Students MUST attend the Digital Arts Workshop to attend this workshop

Design Of The Times

  • Graphic Design  July 2 - July 12, 2018

Put It On The Web

  • Web Design July 16 - July 26, 2018

*More info to come!

  • Students between the ages of 8 - 14 years old.

What's Your Emergency?

  • JR Firefighter
  • JR EMT
Crime Fighters
  • JR Police
  • JR CSI
  • Before Care:  7:00 am – 9:00 am
  • After Care:  4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Ages: All ages
  • $25 EACH per week
  • The price is for Before Care OR After Care and must be purchased for the entire week.  Daily pricing is not available.
  • If your child is not picked up by 4:00 pm or dropped off prior to 9:00 am, they will be placed in the Before Care or After Care program and you will be responsible for the cost.

SYC Program Details

SYC Workshop Pricing

  • $155 per week.
  • Workshops must be purchased in 2 week blocks.  Each block is $310
  • Purchase 2, 2 week blocks (4 weeks) and get a discount! 2 blocks is $570 ($142.50 per week)
  • Drumline, Masters of Band Camp, Before Care & After Care may be purchased by the week.
  • Masters Of Band Camp is $225 per week
  • Age Requirements: 8 – 18 years old program wide and vary by workshop

Registration Begins: March 28, 2018

Registration Is Open Through June 25, 2018

Program Dates: June 4, 2018 – July 26, 2018

Program Length: 8 weeks, 31 days total

Program Days: Full day, Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  (Closed Fridays and Wednesday, July 4th)

Before Care: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

After Care: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lunch: Lunch can be purchased in the College Cafe' for a special SYC price of $5.50 or students can bring their own lunch.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

Chicken Nuggets
French Fries, Cookie
12oz Bottled Water

Cheeseburger
French Fries, Cookie
12oz Bottled Water
1 Slices of Pizza
French Fries, Cookie
12oz Bottled Wate
r
Fried Chicken Sandwich
French Fries, Cookie
12oz Bottled Water


SYC Forms and Resources

Instructions to Drop Class

Instructions to Pay Tuition

Map of Our Location

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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Contact Info

Laura Stevens, Summer Youth Coordinator

Jillian lorio, Summer Youth Specialist

Email: sycollege@palmbeachstate.edu

Phone: (561) 868-4145

Palm Beach State College
4200 Congress Ave. MS#12 | Lake Worth, FL 33461
SYC Office - CE122

 

The Summer Youth College at Palm Beach State College reserves the right to cancel workshops due to lack of enrollment and make changes, including change in price, content, description, terms, etc. at any time without notice.

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