Fashion Fusion: Art on the Runway Teen Summer Camp


This is a 3 week summer camp designed for teens (14-18 years old) interested in exploring the intersection of art and fashion. This immersive experience allows attendees to express their creativity and learn practical skills by incorporating artistic techniques into wearable art. By the end of the camp, each participant will have crafted a unique, personalized mini-collection that showcases their new skills and artistic vision. At the end of the camp, participants will showcase their collection in a short fashion show to their family and friends.

Lunch, as well as, tools and equipment will be provided, however, for our upcycling sessions, students will be asked to take clothes that they may already have in their closet.

Cost: $150 per week. Participants can get $50 off if they pay full cost up front.

Classes: Local fashion designers and artists will facilitate the workshops each day.

About The Camp

This three-week immersive summer camp is designed for teens aged 14-18 who are passionate about art and fashion. Participants will explore the intersection of these fields, learning to incorporate artistic techniques into wearable art. By the end of the camp, each teen will have their own unique, personalized mini-collection. The camp culminates in a fashion show where participants can showcase their creations to family and friends.

What’s Included

  • Daily lunch
  • All necessary tools and equipment
  • Professional instruction from local fashion designers and artists

Note: For upcycling sessions, participants should bring clothes from their own wardrobes.

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Weekly Breakdown

Week 1: Introduction and Basic Techniques

  • Monday, July 8: Orientation and Art in Fashion Design

Introduction to the camp, basic fashion design concepts, and project goals.

  • Tuesday, July 9: Fabric Painting Techniques

Learn stenciling, spraying, and free-hand painting methods.

  • Thursday, July 11: Upcycling

Explore textile manipulation techniques through upcycling.

  • Friday, July 12: Basic Sewing and Embroidery

Master basic stitches, sewing machine usage, and embroidery.

Week 2: Advanced Design Techniques and Accessory Making

  • Monday, July 15: Advanced Fabric Decoration

Dive into fabric marbling techniques.

  • Tuesday, July 16: Accessory Design - Jewelry Making

Create necklaces, bracelets, and earrings with various materials.

  • Thursday, July 18: Integrating Technology with Fashion

Learn to use LEDs and other wearable technologies in designs.

  • Friday, July 19: Project Work Day

Work on individual projects with instructor guidance.

Week 3: Project Completion and Fashion Show Preparation

  • Monday, July 22: Finalizing Fashion Projects

Focus on final touches and detailing for the projects.

  • Tuesday, July 23: Rehearsal and Choreography

Initial runway presentation rehearsal.

  • Thursday, July 25: Dress Rehearsal

Full dress rehearsal with final outfit adjustments.

  • Friday, July 26: Fashion Show

Morning: Final preparations and setup.

Afternoon/Evening: Fashion show showcasing participants' creations.

Secure your spot today and be part of an exciting and creative summer experience into the world of wearable art.