Join other creative
a week filled
Day Session: June 20–24, 2016
Overnight Session: June 19–24, 2016
Financial aid/Scholarships are available
Explore design, experience college
During Inspire students engage in projects combining basic research tactics, brainstorming and creative thinking while they envision, innovate and experiment. Working in the disciplines of print design, three-dimensional design, interaction design, photography and illustration attendees collaborate with other creative students.
During this week-long college preparatory program students will:
Visual Communication Design at Kent State University is one of the largest and most comprehensive in its course offerings in the United States. The program is nationally recognized for outstanding quality in design education. Alumni work appears regularly in design exhibitions and in published annuals of regional, national and international competitions.
Inspire is for students who:
Overnight Session: June 19–24, 2016. Check-in will be Sunday, June 19, 4–5 pm.
Inspire concludes Friday, June 24 with a gallery reception from 5–6 pm. Family and friends are invited to meet the staff and view the work done during the week.
Tuition covers cost of instruction, project supplies and activities. Overnight tuition includes lodging, meals, instruction, supplies and activities. A registration fee of $125 (part of the tuition total) is required. If a student cancels, $25 of the registration fee is nonrefundable. Due to staffing, housing and location arrangements and fees, if a student cancels after June 1, 2016 the entire registration fee ($125) is nonrefundable.
The remaining balance is due by June 1, 2016. Inspire is competitively priced with other design pre-college programs. Students interact with full-time faculty and graduate students of our program, experiencing first-hand what it is like to be a student in the School of Visual Communication Design. The program is a fantastic opportunity to prepare students for
Overnight participants are housed (double occupancy) in Kent State residence halls. Roommate requests can be noted on application, and we will do our best to accommodate requests. Counselors reside in the residence halls to supervise all activities. Sheets, a light blanket, pillows and a regular-size towel are provided with housing. It is a good idea to pack an additional blanket, larger towel or additional pillow. Meals will be provided along with snacks, however, if you wish to bring additional snacks or money, please pack accordingly.
“I wanted to tell you what an impact the Inspire camp had on my son. He loved it and enjoyed all of the experiences with various media across the week and the interaction with other participants. Most importantly, we feel he was actually "Inspired". He wants to pursue graphic design at KSU which he fell in love with.”