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    Photography Summer Programs

    Discover the visual themes that brighten your aperture while honing your technical chops in a summer photography program. Middle and high school students interested in photography can find summer programs all over the United States and overseas. These programs focus on commercial and fine art photography, with many students finding the skills needed in each category can overlap as they progress academically and into a career. Industry professionals and expert instructors nurture creativity and teach the fundamentals of the craft, including light exposure, composition, shutter speed, etc. Students learn to appreciate photography’s heritage while learning the latest digital techniques. Many programs help students develop their photography portfolios for college applications. These programs can propel students into a variety of photography careers, such as landscape, wildlife, aerial, sports, portrait, wedding, architectural and fashion photography.

    Summer Discovery: Middle School Enrichment
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    Summer Discovery: Middle School Enrichment

    Roslyn, New York

    Our middle school programs for students ages 12-14 have just the right balance of academic rigor and all-inclusive activities, combined with active supervision to ensure students get the mentorship and guidance they need. Learning is everywhere — in the classroom, residence hall, dining hall, on-stage, on the tennis court or ball field, on trips and excursions, and in the daily interaction between peers, dynamic teachers, and resident counselors...(more)

    Skidmore College: Summer Online Photography Course
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    Skidmore College: Summer Online Photography Course

    Summer Landscape Photography - This course is designed to explore the genre of landscape photography. Students will photograph their local landscape with DSLR cameras (students must provide own DSLR camera, SD card and Card Reader), experimenting with a variety of digital image making techniques. Through interaction with the land students will develop an environmental awareness...(more)

    Westcoast Connection: Pre-College Enrichment Barcelona
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    Westcoast Connection: Pre-College Enrichment Barcelona

    Spain

    This summer program for high school students offers the rare combination of academic enrichment, cultural immersion, and college preparation, all while living in a Mediterranean beach town. Attend engaging summer courses for teens at internationally renowned schools while living in the heart of the city. Get a true taste of the college experience on this summer program in Spain, which offers a unique balance of independence and structure for high school students...(more)

    Westcoast Connection: Pre-College Enrichment Florence
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    Westcoast Connection: Pre-College Enrichment Florence

    Italy

    Study abroad in Florence, one of Europe’s most beautiful and historically rich cities. Filled with amazing art, world-class restaurants, and breathtaking scenery, it’s no wonder Florence is such a preeminent student travel destination. This Italy Pre-College Program is designed to prepare high school students for the academic and personal challenges that come with the transition to college while also experiencing an unforgettable summer discovering Italy. ..(more)

    Summer Discovery: University of Michigan
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    Summer Discovery: University of Michigan

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Ready to explore the iconic U-M campus while taking courses at America’s “Public Ivy”?  Located in Ann Arbor, one of America’s quintessential college towns, U-M offers students a vibrant, college setting just 40 minutes from the heart of Detroit. Famous for its gigantic football stadium, proximity to Tigers games, comedy showcases, and more, Michigan is an incredible place to spend your summer...(more)

    CIEE High School Summer Abroad: Connecting Italian Art, History & Culture in Rome, Italy
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    CIEE High School Summer Abroad: Connecting Italian Art, History & Culture in Rome, Italy

    Italy

    Picture yourself living in the heart of the city, right around the corner from the famous “wedding cake” white monument in Piazza Venezia and only 10 minutes walking distance from the Colosseum; trying your hand at a range of applied art techniques, from ancient to contemporary; taking Italian cooking lessons to prepare and enjoy scrumptious meals; or playing pick-up soccer or volleyball in your spare time. ..(more)

    Arcos Journeys: The Arts & Spanish in Buenos Aires
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    Arcos Journeys: The Arts & Spanish in Buenos Aires

    Argentina

    Engage in photography and printmaking in the vibrant city of Buenos Aires! Participate in daily workshops with each week focusing on a different artistic area. Meet local artists and professionals in their field of expertise. Draw inspiration from the city itself through neighborhood tours, museum visits, and cultural activities...(more)

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