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Youth Summer Workshops 2018 – Registration is now open!

Click here to REGISTER for any of these summer workshops!

Video Camp

Grades 6 – 10                           July 23 – July 25                          10 am – 3 pm

Produce an original program!

Students will work in groups to develop and produce an original program or short film. Every child will have a hands-on experience with studio cameras, microphones, control room switcher, graphics, and audio. Perfect for students interested in video production, editing, and writing. The final project will be played on channel 99 and our website.

Our class size is limited to 12 participants, so sign up today!

The cost of the 3-day workshop is $75, which includes a one-year Media Center membership. Scholarships are available.

Instructors: Media Center staff

 

Improv Camp 

Grades 6 – 10                          July 30 – August 1                         10 am – 3 pm

If you love theater, comedy, writing, or television, you’ll have a BLAST at Improv Camp!

Activities will include comedy exercises, short-form games, character development, and skit writing. In our television studio, campers will learn to utilize the green screen and cameras to record their performances, which will be broadcast on channel 99 and our website.

Our class size is limited to 12 participants, so sign up today!

The cost of this 3-day workshop is $75, which includes a one-year Media Center membership. Scholarships are available.

About the Instructor: Heather MacKenzie

Heather MacKenzie is an award-winning artist and photographer with a passion for theater. After earning a BFA in cinematography from MassArt, Heather moved to Los Angeles and earned her Master’s in Television and Theater Arts at UCLA. She has performed in and directed various plays in California and on the Cape, including roles in “Alice and Wonderland” at Chatham High School and “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” with the Harwich Junior Theatre.

 

Cartoon Camp

Grades 6 and up                 July 30 – August 3                     10 am – 12 pm

Create, draw, and animate your own character!

Students will learn techniques used by professional cartoonists, illustrators, and animators. After creating their own characters, students will make a model sheet of their character, animate their character, and create a comic book cover or movie poster. Students can take home all drawings and a digital file of their animation at the end of the class.

Our class size is limited to 12 participants, so sign up today!

The cost of this 5-day workshop is $120, including all supplies and a one-year Media Center membership. Scholarships are available.

About the Instructor: John Sullivan

Inducted into the National Teacher Hall of Fame in 2004, John Sullivan is well known on the Cape for his elaborate musicals staged with Barnstable High School for 30 years. Mr. Sullivan is a trained animator who attended CALARTS, a school Walt Disney himself set up to train animators. Mr. Sullivan also worked on the animated movie “The Pagemaster.” He is currently an Artist in Residence at the Cape Cod Community Media Center, and produces a television show for kids called “Quahog Corner.”