For artists-at-heart seeking to explore their talents in an arts-immersive experience.

Summer students explore and refine their talents while experiencing the challenges and rewards of intensive arts training. Our programs are led by practicing artists who are dedicated to nurturing creative potential and conclude with end-of-session recitals, readings, and presentations showcasing students' work. 

Financial Assistance is available for all programs! Learn more about Financial Assistance and Fees.

Arts Odyssey Program
Students apply in 7th & 8th grade
June 18 - 23  /  June 25 - 30

A one-week, overnight program for students interested in concentrating in Creative Writing, Drama, Music, or Visual Arts. While they work intensely in their art area, students are also exposed to the other art areas with opportunities to attend performances and guest lectures. South Carolina residency is required to apply.

Academy Program
Students apply in 9th grade
July 9 - 22

A two-week, overnight program for students who desire intensive training in Creative Writing, Drama, Music, or Visual Arts. The curriculum incorporates studio work, self-directed studies, performance, field trips, lectures and presentations by faculty and guest artists. South Carolina residency is required to apply.

Summer Dance Program
Students apply in 6th - 11th grade
June 18 - July 22

A five-week, ballet training intensive with a modern/contemporary dance component for passionate dance students. South Carolina residency is not required to apply for this program.

Learn more about our Summer Dance Program!

Female student writing in journal for creative writing
Dance students during presentation
Young string students in rehearsal