2022 Teen and Junior Artist Programs
The programs listed below will run from July 3-30, 2022. These programs will be open to residential and day students. Workshops will range from one, two, three and four week sessions.
Student Life activities and events in the evenings and on weekends will include Native American Arts programs and Art in Society activities .
2022 Program offerings will include programs in the following Artistic Disciplines (subject to change):
Class descriptions, cost, and program dates will be added once confirmed. We will update the website once we have this information.
Art Programs (In-person onsite)
- Creative Writing
- Two week workshops will be offered for students aged 11-18
- One and two weeks sessions will be offered to students aged 9 – 17 (9 year olds are day students only)
- Fashion Design
- Two week sessions will be offered for students aged 11-18
- Film & Digital Media
- Two and four week sessions will be offered for students aged 10-18.
- ChamberFest Intensive (Age 13-18 – Two weeks)
- Jazz In The Pines Student Clinic (Age 14-18 – Two weeks)
- Piano Performance Intensive (Age 13-18 – Two weeks)
- Piano Workshop (Age 9-12 – Two weeks)
- Songwriting Intensive (Age 14-18 – Two weeks)
- Two week programs will be offered for students aged 9 – 18
- Visual Arts
- Two week programs will be offered for students aged 11 – 18
- Jump Start Your English: ESL Summer Online Intensive (online)
- ESL & Art Summer Intensive (Age 13-17- 4 weeks – in-person)
- MathLab (online)
- College Counselling Prep Masterclass
To be added to the priority list for Summer 2022 please complete this form: https://forms.gle/KZnosZanib4o8d7s5 .
We will contact you first when Teen registration opens for Summer 2022 for you to complete a Camper Application.
Teen Programs (12-18)
Teen Programs (ages 12-18) will run from July 3 to 24, 2021. These programs will be open to residential and day students. Workshops will range from two and three week sessions. Make sure to register early, as space will be limited.
Register and make payments online at www.idyllwildarts.org/register
Enrollment status is confirmed upon payment of application fee and deposit. Enrollment (class placement) is not guaranteed until the balance is paid in full. Auditioned workshops also require acceptance before enrollment is confirmed. The complete balance is due at least 30 days before class begins; a $100 late fee will be assessed to past due accounts.
Click here for the updated Summer 2021 Enrollment Agreement.
Application Fee: There is a nonrefundable $50 application fee. Only one application fee is charged per summer season. If you enroll in more than one program, you will not be charged a second application fee.
Lab Fee: Lab Fees cover the materials and supplies necessary for each student to participate in the program. The Lab Fee varies from program to program based on the amount of materials and supplies provided to the students. Please see the course description for the cost per program. You may still need to purchase and bring additional materials not covered by this fee for your program.
Tuition: Below is a breakdown of our Teen Programs’ tuition cost based on the length of the program.
|PROGRAM LENGTH||APPLICATION FEE*||HEALTH & SAFETY FEE||RESIDENT TUITION 2021||DAY TUITION 2021|
Residential tuition covers meals, housing, and the intensive or workshop, program instruction, concerts, student performances, student life, private instruction, and art showings.
Day tuition covers lunch, intensive or workshop, program instruction, concerts, student performances, student life, private instruction, and art showings.
The Health and Safety Fee helps cover the increased cost of running a program with COVID-19 safety precautions.
The current health crisis is ever-changing and best practices for safety are constantly evolving. At this time, we anticipate the following processes to help keep students safe. Guidance from state and local authorities will determine actual policies in Summer 2021.
We ask that students start exercising increased precautions (stay at home as much as possible, wear masks in public spaces, increased hygiene practices) two weeks before arriving on campus, and to continue to exercise as many precautions as possible while traveling to Idyllwild. Other safety regulations include:
- Requiring students to provide COVID test results before arrival to campus.
- Holding smaller classes in well ventilated or outdoor spaces.
- Only two students per dorm room.
- Staggering Dining Hall meal times to accommodate smaller groups of students at a time.
- Daily Health Symptom screenings.
- Social distancing rules and wearing masks at all times on campus.
Students who do not follow all health and safety guidelines will be subject to school discipline, up to and including being immediately dismissed from the program and sent home.
Due to the increased cost of running programs during the pandemic, we will not be offering marketing-based discounts. The Honor Ensemble Discount will still be available – more details coming soon. Scholarships are still available based on financial need.
Click here to learn more about scholarships for teens. Updated information about scholarships for adult students is coming soon.
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