USF Creative Arts to present summer youth workshops and camp

June 1, 2022

FORT WAYNE, Ind.— University of Saint Francis Creative Arts invites students to participate in summer workshops and a camp this July. The programs will feature drawing, sculpture, music, photography and more.

Learning opportunities are available for elementary, middle school and high school students. A limited number of scholarships are available for students who demonstrate significant financial need, an interest in creative arts and a commitment to the program.

The summer programs are:

July 11-15
Students entering the 9th through 12th grade in fall 2022, along with 2022 high school graduates, can participate in a weeklong intensive visual art or music technology program.

Visual Art
10 a.m. to noon / 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. / 3 to 5 p.m.
Students can choose three classes with subjects including Logo Design, Sculpture, Darkroom Composition, Drawing, Intro to Game Development, Package Design, Portrait Photography, 2D Animation, Poster/Billboard Design, Jewelry, and Screen Printing 101. USF will provide students with all supplies, and no prior experience is necessary. Fee: $250.

Music Technology
9 a.m. to noon / 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
Students can choose up to two classes. The morning class choices consist of Hip Hop and R&B, and Jazz Improvisation, while the afternoon class choices consist of Contemporary Music Recording and Metal, Punk and Hardcore. Fee: $75 for one class or $125 for two classes over the weeklong program.

July 18-22

This camp will include group/master classes for strings (violin, viola, cello, bass). Students will participate in ensembles, scales, rhythm, and music theory. Students must have at least two years of playing experience, with classes for intermediate to advanced. The camp will culminate with a musical presentation on July 22. Fee: $275.

To register, contact Creative Arts Coordinator Molly McGowan at 260-399-8064 or

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the College of Health Sciences; College of Arts, Sciences and Business; and College of Adult and Distance Education. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis, recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution, has 18 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.