Camper health and safety is paramount.
Penn College adheres to governmental and health agency guidelines, procedures, and practices for the COVID-19 pandemic to provide an optimal living and learning camp environment. Safety protocols are in place and all Pre-College Programs attendees will be asked to submit a negative test result no more than 72 hours prior to arriving on campus.
Graphic Design Summer Studio
The Graphic Design Summer Studio is an intensive three-day workshop that guides participants through the graphic design process from ideation and concept development to production. High school students interested in a career in graphic design will have an opportunity to work with faculty and students in the development of real-world visual design solutions. Workshops will take place in cutting-edge labs and studios and utilize industry standard hardware and software. The workshop culminates in an exhibition for parents and families and will feature the work produced over the three days.
Summer Overnight Pre-College Program
July 18-21, 2021
Age Group: Students entering grades 10-12
Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing.
Online registration closes June 1, 2021.
Parents are invited to the exhibition on Wednesday, July 21 from 4-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Rotunda.
2021 Workshop Theme: Package Design
Topics and workshops will vary each summer to provide participants with the opportunity to broaden their graphic design knowledge and experience.
This workshop examines graphic design from the standpoint of brand and marketing as it relates to package design. In a design studio environment, participants will develop and produce product package designs for an assigned business.
Participants are introduced to graphic design and the graphic design process. This workshop will cover concept development and consider how designers formulate solutions to complicated design problems.
Using industry-standard software, students will create graphics and experiment with typography.
Participants are introduced to the standard methods of graphic design production and presentation. This includes learning about file preparation, printing, and displaying work for both clients and a portfolio. The workshop will culminate in a student show featuring the work created during the summer studio.