2017 Fine + Applied Arts (FAA) Summer Intensive

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Sun, 6/25/2017 - Sat, 7/1/2017
Please note: this event occurred in the past!

Event Type:

Summer Camp

Participation Details:

  • Fee required
  • Registration/Application required
  • Participation is limited:
    Students must have completed their freshman, sophomore, or junior year of high school by summer 2017


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus
Phone: 217-333-1660


  • 217-333-1660


Parent Program(s):

  • College of Fine and Applied Arts




At this immersive, week-long program, each high school student selects one major and one minor. Current FAA faculty members, graduate students, and recent FAA graduates teach classes Monday through Friday. Participants also join in evening activities such as bowling, ice skating, sand volleyball, shopping on campus, swimming, scavenger hunts, and trips to Krannert Art Museum. The FAA Summer Intensive concludes with an open house showcasing all work for families and participants.

Visit the FAA Summer Intensive webpage for full descriptions of Majors and Minors.


  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Graphic Design (Beginner)
  • New Media
  • Painting
  • Product Design (Industrial Design)


  • Comic Art
  • Drawing
  • Fashion for Stage and Film
  • Graphic Design (Intermediate)
  • Hip-Hop Dance
  • Improv
  • Jewelry - Metals
  • Tap Dance


Students must have completed their freshman, sophomore, or junior year of high school by summer 2017. Teens at all ability levels are invited to apply.


Early application to the program is encouraged, as students are placed in majors and minors on a first-come, first-served basis. Although every effort will be made to assign applicants to their first or second choices, placements cannot be guaranteed.


  • Program deposit with application: $50 (nonrefundable)
  • Residential program fee: $700 (includes instruction, housing, and meals)
  • Commuter program fee:  $500 (includes instruction plus lunch and dinner Monday–Friday)

Additional Expenses

Course Supplies

Upon acceptance, each student will receive a course supply list. Supply costs range from $20 to $60 and vary by course.

Spending Money

Although it's not required, a student may appreciate having access to $50 in spending money for the week on campus. Teens especially enjoy shopping at the Illini Union Bookstore for Illinois attire.

Registration, Scholarships, and Refund Information

Visit the FAA Summer Intensive webpage for full details on Registration, Deadlines, Scholarships, Additional Costs, and Refunds.

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