Teens who are interested in fashion can attend summer camps to help them learn more about fashion and the fashion industry. Camps are offered in New York City that help teens experience the world of fashion firsthand and by universities throughout the United States that help students understand the design and marketing side of fashion.
The Madeira School offers overnight and day camps for teenage girls. The fashion design track allows students to design their own clothing line during the two-week session while providing them with information on fashion trends and talks by professionals in the fashion industry. Tuition for overnight students is £1,621 plus a £65 field trip account to cover off-campus meals and extra spending. Day student tuition is £1,101 plus a £32 field trip account. Day camps last from 8:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for the duration of the program.
The Madeira School
8328 Georgetown Pike
McLean, VA 22102
Marist Pre-college Programs
Marist College provides a pre-college summer program for teens interested in becoming a fashion marketer and merchandiser. The camp is a 13-day program that allows students to earn three college credits. Students take courses in the history of fashion, retailing and computer-aided design. The program also includes field trips to New York City to experience the fashion world. The cost of the program is £1,917.
Office of Undergraduate Admission
Attention: Summer Pre-College
3399 North Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Located at the College for the Business of Fashion, FashionCampNYC is a day program that provides teens with the opportunity to learn about fashion in the heart of the New York City fashion world. Students spend the five-day program sitting in on fashion-related lectures and visiting retail stores and fashion exhibits throughout Manhattan. Sessions are open to students in eighth through 12th grades. Tuition is £841 per week.
The College for the Business of Fashion
3 W. Main St.
Elmsford, NY 10523
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