Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs

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For more information, contact us via phone 561-297-3906, email pcpo@fau.edu, or visit our FAQs page.

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What if you had the opportunity to learn a language that would help you communicate with people all over the world without having to speak?

Processing is a coding language that allows you to interact with society from a chair in front of your computer. This is a residential program designed for beginning “Coders.” In a society that is geared towards innovations in the field of technology, these skills will become essential to functioning in the workforce. Come learn the skills needed to build webpages, create mobile applications, and manipulate your own games.

Audience:

Teens in grades sixth through eight

Where:

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton campus

When:

June 5 - 9

Price:

$1,200 per session with a $100 (non-refundable) registration fee

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs

Registration for this camp is a simple two-step process. Please complete in the order below:

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This is an intensity-filled week, designed to cultivate young artists’ awareness of the theatre world, themselves, and their special gifts.

Fresh off the national tour of ELF the Musical, Broadway World Award Winning Director/Choreographer, Darius J. Manuel will lead young actors in identifying the needs of a character (beat shifts, action/objective), audition techniques, and scene work. Come develop a keen sense of personal goals and values as an artist and human-being, all while receiving professional and progressive feedback. This is a residential program for intermediate artists to enhance your audition book, and give you a chance to present a performance piece for your families, other actors, and a panel of working artists. Let's learn. Let's grow. Let's make fierce and fearless art!

Audience:

Teens in grades ninth through twelfth

Where:

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton campus

When:

June 5 - 9

Price:

$1,200 per session with a $100 (non-refundable) registration fee

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs

Registration for this camp is a simple two-step process. Please complete in the order below:

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Florida Atlantic University is offering an exciting opportunity for young adults with Autism who would like to learn responsibility and independence in a university setting. The S.O.A.R. Summer camp is located in Boca Raton, FL at the FAU campus. Students will focus on employment, health, personal finance and leadership. Social activities include fitness, swimming and group recreation. Participants will learn time management, meal preparation and laundry skills.

Camp eligibility:

  • Young adults with Autism and similar learning disabilities
  • Ability to self-administer all medications
  • Ability to navigate the community with support

Please email Michelle Rubin at michellerubin@autismafter21.org or call 561-213-5450 for more information.

To learn a bit more about the camp, check out our story in the Sun Sentinel!

Audience:

Young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 18-25

Where:

TBA

When:

REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

Price:

$2,400 per session with a $100 (non-refundable) application fee

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Access to FAU facilities such as our state of the art recreation and fitness center
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs

Registration for this camp is a simple two-step process. Please complete in the order below:

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Florida Atlantic University is offering an exciting opportunity for high school students with Autism who would like to learn responsibility and independence in a university setting. The S.O.A.R. Summer camp is located in Boca Raton, FL at the FAU campus.

Camp eligibility:

  • High school students with Autism and similar learning disabilities
  • Ability to self-administer all medications
  • Ability to navigate the community with support

Please email Michelle Rubin at michellerubin@autismafter21.org or call 561-213-5450 for more information.

To learn a bit more about the camp, check out our story in the Sun Sentinel!

Audience:

High School Students with Autism and similar learning disabilities, ages 16-17

Where:

TBA

When:

Session 1
Monday, June 5 through Friday, June 9

Session 2
Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16

Session 4
Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30

Price:

$1,400 per session with a $75 (non-refundable) application fee

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Access to FAU facilities such as our state of the art recreation and fitness center
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs

Registration for this camp is a simple two-step process. Please complete in the order below:

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Residential Camps

(Some camps may be listed in multiple locations based on category relevance)

Social Sciences

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Florida Atlantic University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice will, for the first time, be sponsoring two “Criminal Justice Summer Camps” in July 2016. These camps will offer high school students who are entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grade by fall of 2016 and interested in possible careers in the field of criminal justice, a first hand look at how the criminal justice system operates. Please keep in mind the deadline to register is June 27th.

Audience:

Ages 15-17

Where:

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road.
Boca Raton, FL 33431

When:

Session 1: July 10-July 14

Price:

$900

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Access to FAU facilities such as our state of the art recreation and fitness center
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs
 

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Writing and Language

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SciFi Collab Lab is a one-week, intensive creative writing experience. Campers will explore the key aspects of writing science fiction and fantasy stories through a combination of exercises, craft talks, and directed readings. Elements such as plot, character, voice, and setting will all be considered. Working together to come up with new worlds and new characters to inhabit them, campers will write short stories that will be published in a magazine they can take home at the end of the session. Our instructors are Christopher Notarnicola and Kira Geiger, both students in FAU’s highly competitive MFA camp.

Audience:

High School Students

Where:

Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road.
Boca Raton, FL 33431

When:

July 17 - 23

Price:

$1000

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Access to FAU facilities such as our state of the art recreation and fitness center
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs

Education and Development

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Florida Atlantic University is offering an exciting opportunity for young adults with Autism who would like to learn responsibility and independence in a university setting. The S.O.A.R. Summer camp is located in Boca Raton, FL at the FAU campus. Students will focus on employment, health, personal finance and leadeship. Social activities include fitness, swimming and group recreation. Participants will learn time management, meal preparation and laundry skills.

Camp eligibility:

  • High school students with Autism and similar learning disabilities
  • Ability to self-administer all medications
  • Ability to navigate the community with support

To learn a bit more about the camp, check out our story in the Sun Sentinel!

Audience:

Young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 18-25

Where:

TBA

When:

Session 1: June 13 - June 24
Session 2: June 27 - July 8
Session 3: July 11 - July 22

Price:

$2,500 per session with a $100 (non-refundable) application fee

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Access to FAU facilities such as our state of the art recreation and fitness center
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs
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Florida Atlantic University is offering an exciting opportunity for high school students with Autism who would like to learn responsibility and independence in a university setting. The S.O.A.R. Summer camp is located in Boca Raton, FL at the FAU campus.

Camp eligibility:

  • High school students with Autism and similar learning disabilities
  • Ability to self-administer all medications
  • Ability to navigate the community with support

To learn a bit more about the camp, check out our story in the Sun Sentinel!

Audience:

High School Students with Autism and similar learning disabilities, ages 16-17

Where:

TBA

When:

Session 1: June 13 - June 17
Session 2: June 20 - June 24

Price:

$1,500 per session with a $75 (non-refundable) application fee

Camp Amenities:

  • Fantastic living arrangements on our beautiful Boca Raton campus
  • Access to FAU facilities such as our state of the art recreation and fitness center
  • Three meals provided daily in our full service cafeteria
    ***Vegan, gluten free and other specialty meals are available***
  • Variety of activities hosted on campus; including video game and movie nights, comedy shows, pool parties, field games and more!
  • Contact us for any other special needs

Non-Residential/Day Camps

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Arts and Music

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The Delray Beach Chorale’s (DBC) Choral Academy at Florida Atlantic University is an after school program for high school age students. This comprehensive program is open to students in different academic settings; public, private or charter schools, homeschool students, and virtual learners. Tutorial classes for students taking Advanced Placement (AP) Music Theory and/or the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) in their respective school program are offered. The curriculum is designed to supplement the high school courses with the objective to assist students achieve successful results. Students enrolled in this component of the program are eligible to enroll in the choral core program and/or private voice lessons.

Master teachers with years of experience in choral music education K-12, FAU music students at the graduate and upper classman level and members of the voice and choral faculty at FAU comprise the outstanding faculty. Professor Monica Hidalgo, assistant conductor, artist in residence and administrative assistant with DBC and adjunct professor of voice at FAU, will conduct the Academy Choral Ensemble. The DBC Choral Academy at FAU will be under the supervision and direction of Dr. Patricia P. Fleitas, artistic director and conductor of DBC and director of choral and vocal studies at FAU.

Mission

The objective of the DBC Choral Academy is to engage high school students in an educational environment that involves personal and community enrichment through the study and performance of choral and solo vocal music.


Vision

The DBC Choral Academy at FAU is a music performance and academic program designed to expose its participants to the valuable role of music in individual lives,the family and the community. Certain students will become music professionals while others will be enlightened community members who participate in and support great music throughout their lives.

Music Faculty

Patricia P. Fleitas, D.M.A., Director

Monica Hidalgo, M.A., Assistant Director

Richard Andreacchio, M.A., Director of AP program

Kaylene Dahl, Graduate Student in Voice, Diction

Cristina M. Hernandez, M.M., Music Appreciation

Michael Miranda, FAU Senior, Sight Singing and Ear Training

Lindsey Novitske, M.E., Music Theory

Three Available Program Options


1. AP Readiness, Music Theory and History Tutorial

High school students enrolled in Advanced Placement (AP) Music Theory and in the Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE) in Music History are eligible to register for this packet. Students who select this tutorial packet have the opportunity to supplement the curriculum offered at their respective schools with the objective to increase the probability of a high final test score.

2.Vocal Program, Course Descriptions for Core Program (Choral Program)

Beginning Music Theory: Fundamentals of music notation and theory.

Sight Singing and Ear Training: Based on solfége and Curwen hand signing methodology.

Music Appreciation: A discovery course to assist students in understanding the development of western art music and other styles.

Diction for the High School Student: Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) through the study of Latin texts.

Choral Ensemble: Ensemble(s) comprised of mixed voices, all women and/or all men performing a varied repertory of a cappella and accompanied works with piano and other instruments.

Note: This program will be launched in the fall of 2016. The courses above are all beginning courses. As the program grows and students’ progress requires the addition of sequential levels, courses will be added to the schedule. Likewise, the need for more than one choral ensemble will evolve according to student participation and vocal levels.

3. Private Voice Lessons

This course is on a private one-on- one setting with the voice instructor. The study of the functional voice (proper and age appropriate technique) through the practice of technical exercises and western art vocal literature is at the core of the lessons’ curriculum. Other musical styles will be assigned as the student demonstrates a technique that is healthy and prepared to cross over styles (contemporary commercial music).

Note: Students may enroll in more than one program with the understanding that flexibility with the scheduling for voice lessons is to be expected. This program will be instated in the fall of 2016. The current courses are all beginning courses. As the program grows, students’ progress requires the addition of high-level courses such will be added to the schedule. The curriculum will eventually offer multiple course levels every semester. Likewise, the need for more than one choral ensemble will evolve according to student enrollment and vocal levels.

Audience:

High School Students
(Ages: 14-18/ Vocal Lessons open for singers 13 yrs and up)

Where:

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton Campus

When:

September 2016 - May 2017

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