One-Week Summer Intensives for High School Students
One-Week Intensives encourage teens at all levels choose their own adventure and develop their skills in the topic that excites them the most!
Summer 2023 courses will open for registration in January 2023!
One-Week Intensives will be IN-PERSON in 2022. Our talented educators are leading innovative courses that are open to teens of all skill levels and backgrounds who have completed grades 8-12.
Each course runs for one week, Monday through Friday, 10:00AM - 5:00PM (except for the week of July 4th).
Programming includes training and mentorship by PAFA faculty, with demonstrations, discussion, small group sessions and one-on-one guidance , for which students can still earn 1.0 college credit in for each course while exploring their artistic passion. Scholarships and discounts are available.
2022 Course Offerings
June 27-July 1
Illustration: The Art of the Concert Poster*
|Drawing from Observation: Building on Fundamentals|
Drawing for Comics
|August 8-12||Portfolio Bootcamp*|
*Illustration and Portfolio Bootcamp cannot be taken for college credit
Tuition & Fees
|Tuition||$400 per week
May be taken for 1.0 undergraduate credit or non-credit*
*Taking a course for college credit means that students will receive a grade for the course, and therefore be held accountable for completing assignments to an appropriate standard. The course content remains the same if taken for credit or non-credit.
How to Register
- REGISTER ONLINE
- Upon registering, students will receive an online registration or email confirmation.
- Materials Lists will be attached to course descriptions by May, and emailed directly to registered students two weeks before the start of class. Students are responsible for getting their own supplies.
PAFA Members receive a 10% tuition discount! For more information and to join or upgrade your membership, view our online membership details or contact the Development Department at 215-972-2077.
Register for Three CoursesRegister for three or more courses and receive a 10% discount! This discount applies even if you are registering multiple students, and those students are not related. Consider inviting a friend or two to Intensives this year and everyone saves!
Combine these discounts to save 20% off your registration!
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