• Ages 8-12 • Weekly, June 23-Aug. 1 • One or two disciplines each week • Adobe CS: Digital Design and Illustration, Cartooning, Painting, Drawing, Fashion and Auto Design
Create + Connect:
• Ages 13-19 • June 23-July 11 • Choose a Concentration: Glass: Slumping and Fusion, Animation: Stop-Motion and Clay, Ceramics, Sculpture: Metal and Wood, Beginning Figure Drawing and Fashion.
Precollege Summer Experience:
• Ages 16-19 • July 6-July 26 • Three-weeks, 3.0 college credits • Taught by CCS faculty • College Portfolio Guidance • Choose a Concentration: Auto Design and 3 D Modeling, Character Modeling for Animation and Gaming, Drawing and Painting, Graphic and Advertising Design, Illustration, Photography and Studio Lighting, and Product Design.
CCS’s Young Artist and Precollege Programs offer art and design learning opportunities for kids and teens year-round, as well as exciting summer programs for youth ages 8-19. All of our programs teach skills and encourage creativity by introducing young artists to the creative process.
This summer, children can participate in one or more weeks of art and design classes based on their interests and summer schedule. We strive to meet the needs of developing artists and offer exciting age-appropriate learning environments through tiered programming: One Week at a Time (ages 8-12), Create + Connect (ages 13-19) and Precollege Summer Experience (ages 16-19). Students may work digitally and/or traditionally based on learning objectives.
One Week at a Time
Choose to attend one or all four weeks and select from six disciplines: Adobe CS: Digital Design and Illustration, Cartooning, Painting, Drawing, Fashion and Auto Design. June 23-Aug. 1.
Create + Connect
Choose to attend one or both weeks and select from six disciplines: Glass: Slumping and Fusion, Animation: Stop-Motion and Clay, Ceramics, Sculpture: Metal and Wood, Beginning Figure Drawing and Fashion. June 23-July 11.
Precollege Summer Experience
Earn three college credits. Live on campus or commute. This is a chance to meet new people, work with peers, learn from professionals, received feedback from admissions counselors and participate in a final exhibition of student work. The Summer Experience program is perfect for high school students who have completed at least one year of high school. July 6-26.
Complete details on all our programs can be found on our website. Online Registration is available. CCS is a fully-accredited college of art and design. All programs are held on campus and are overseen by CCS’s Precollege and Continuing Studies department. Did you know? CCS is one of the safest college campuses in Michigan. Google it!
Fast friends are made in our week-long programs where students work both individually and collaboratively. Young students create and learn together using the same facilities and technology used to teach in the CCS undergraduate programs. Learning from experienced creative professionals helps kids develop their skills and personal style.
Step into something totally new, something you have never tried before, or enhance what you already know about your favorite subject. Summer is a great time of year to explore and develop new skills. CCS programs provide a supportive and nurturing environment for students to discover and connect with their creativity.
Precollege students work with tools and processes typical for any college undergraduate at CCS. Whether its concept development for design, learning to control the effect of light on photograph’s subject or creating a 3D model – CCS facilities and faculty make it possible for students to achieve at the highest level. Students who enroll in the 3-week program earn 3.0 college credits. Live on campus or commute.