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Camp ART Traordinary for Future Leaders in the Visual Arts
June 16-19, 2022
Ages 13-16

NOTE: Registration for Camp Art Traordinary (summer 2022) is closed. Please add your contact information to our email list to receive information about next year's offerings!

Residential Registration Fee: $569 (includes double occupancy room in WCU’s Greek Village, all meals, and camp tuition)

Commuter Registration Fee: $469 (includes camp tuition, lunches & dinners)

Come get a glimpse at how a career in the Visual Arts and Design can be fulfilling and profitable!

What you’ll do: Campers will be exposed to superlative equipment and techniques in a 2D/3D field with award-winning college faculty teaching in state-of-the art facilities 

Offerings may include: 

  • Intaglio and Serigraphy Printing
  • 3D printing/programming
  • Slipcast ceramics
  • Cyanotypes

This overnight camp will be held on WCU's main campus in Cullowhee, NC from June 16-19. Campers will be supervised at all times by faculty from the School of Art and Design and counselors.

Cancellation refunds are available only until June 3rd and must be received in writing.

About the Instructors:

Erin Tapley, Director & Professor, School of Art and Design

John Seefeldt, Associate Professor, School of Art and Design
John Seefeldt is an Associate Professor of Design at Western Carolina University in the School of Art and Design. John has previously taught at Loyola University in New Orleans. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and a Master of Fine Arts from Western Carolina University. His research interests are in experience and interactive design. John’s work is informed both by research and a speculative design approach. His most recent work leverages interactive media such as virtual and augmented reality, in conjunction with new and traditional fabrication techniques. Whether designing experiences or physical products John’s goal is to bring an audience into a conscious relationship with their environment and communities.

Tentative Schedule

Thursday, June 16th – 

Morning:         Check-in at WCU’s Greek Village
                         Leadership in the Arts – Presentation and Meet/Greet

Afternoon:      Lunch in Courtyard Dining Hall
                         Class B/A 

Evening:           Dinner in Courtyard Dining Hall
                         Programming – Presentations by Instructors 

Friday, June 17th – 

Morning:         Breakfast in Courtyard Dining Hall
                        Class A/B or CD

Afternoon:      Lunch in Courtyard Dining Hall
                        Class B/A 

Evening:          Dinner in Courtyard Dining Hall
                        Programming – AE Higher Level 

Saturday, June 18th – 

Morning:         Breakfast in Courtyard Dining Hall
                         Class A/B or CD

Afternoon:      Lunch in Courtyard Dining Hall
                         Class B/A 

Evening:          Picnic dinner at the pavilion
                        Programming – Film or Group Activity 

Sunday, June 19th – 

Morning:         Breakfast in Courtyard Dining Hall
                         Class A/B or CD

Afternoon:      Lunch in Courtyard Dining Hall
                         Closing reception

*NOTE: Commuters should arrive at 8:30 am each morning. 

COVID-19 Safety Measures 

COVID protocols will be enforced based on WCU's current guidelines at the time of the camp. We will keep you posted.

Forms and Policies

Overnight Camp Permission Form

Overnight Rules

Day Camp Permission Form

Protection of Minors on Campus

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