FYI: Summer Camp at NCSU Design School – Apply 2/19

From NCSU Design School…..

Design Lab for K-12 Education at NC State University College of Design  

Design Camp registration opening 2/19!

We hope this finds you all doing well and having a fun and safe winter. Here in Raleigh, the weather has had it’s ups and downs lately, so we’re looking forward to the Summer, when we will be seeing many of you here for Design Camp 2014!

Design Camp 2014

Registration for Design Camp will open online this Wednesday (tomorrow!), February 19th 2014 at 6:00 p.m. on our website: design.ncsu.edu/designcamp. We will be posting a registration button linked to our application site in advance, but the application will not go live until 6:00 p.m. For the best chance at a spot, we urge you to submit your application as early as possible! For those interested in financial assistance, we have limited assistance available, and a link to download our financial assistance form will be posted on our site alongside registration. Please see the form for details on financial assistance.

We’ve got a great staff lined up, a terrific theme, and wonderful projects in development for our 6 weeks of camp. We can’t wait to see you for one of the following sessions:

DESIGN EXPLORATIONS CAMP (RISING 6TH, 7TH & 8TH GRADE DAY CAMP)
July 7-11, 2014 – 8:30am-5:30pm
July 21-25, 2014 – 8:30am-5:30pmDESIGN FOUNDATIONS CAMP
June 23-27, 2014 (rising 9th & 10th grade day camp) – 8:30am-5:30pm
July 14-18, 2014 (rising 10th & 11th grade day camp) – 8:30am-5:30pm

DESIGN IMMERSIONS CAMP (RISING 11TH & 12TH GRADER’S OVERNIGHT CAMP)
June 15-21, 2014
July 27-August 2, 2014

For all information on these camps, including what they will cover, cost, schedules, and frequently asked questions, please visit our Design Camp website: design.ncsu.edu/designcamp!

Open Studio

We’re getting ready for our first Open Studio here at the Design Lab, coming up on February 20. Registration and the wait list for this session is now FULL. We are thrilled to have so many students interested! If you were not able to register this month, don’t worry. There are still some spots available for Open Studio on March 20, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Open Studios will be offered on the third Thursday of every month, through April, and will resume in September for the 2014-15 school year.

Participating students are invited to bring in their own works in progress and receive feedback from their peers, NC State College of Design students, faculty and guest artists. Each participating student should plan to bring one project to work on during the session as well as a few completed works to receive feedback on. Students must bring their own supplies.This is a great opportunity for students serious about preparing portfolios for art and design college admissions. It’s also a chance to get to know some other creative teens in the triangle area, and get a chance to work in a college environment (while design studios are in session!)

Open Studio will take place at The Design Lab (212-A Brooks Hall) here at the College of Design at NC StateThis is a FREE program. Space is limited. Registration is required for participation and on-campus parking. Register for the next Open Studio by emailing your name, school and grade level to designlab_k12@ncsu.edu and a message saying you’d like to register for Open Studio. We will reply to confirm your reservation. Hope to see you there!

Mailing List:

If you know of a friend, teacher, or parent who would like to receive information on our upcoming programs including Design Camp, Open Studio, Portfolio Prep Sessions and more, please feel free to forward this email and have them click here to sign up for this monthly newsletter. This is the best way to receive the most up-to-date information on our programs, and we appreciate you helping us spread the word!

All the Best,

Julia Rice
Design Lab for K-12 Education

Design Lab for K-12 Education
NC State University
College of Design
Campus Box 7701
Raleigh, NC 27695

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