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Milligan Summer Camps


Academic Day Camps | July 8-12, 2019 | High School Students

Talented students like you can spend a week at Milligan’s beautiful campus developing knowledge and skills in your areas of interest. Milligan faculty and students will help you enhance your creative skills. They can even help you develop a portfolio for your college applications and resumes, as well as teach you about careers in your field.

NOTE: This is a DAY CAMP only. Lunch is included but no overnight housing or evening programming is provided. 

Computer Science

Camp Information

July 8-12, 2019

Turn your computer into a musical instrument by programming with Sonic Pi. Learn from experienced computer science faculty and develop skills used by programmers, computer engineers, and software developers. Limited to 16!

  • Learn fundamentals of programming on a microprocessor
  • Gain knowledge in how to work individually and in a team environment
  • Learn basic music theory through coding
  • Discover employment and advanced degree opportunities in computer science
  • Learn why Milligan Computer Science and CIS students are highly recruited by employers

You will receive:

  • Milligan computer science t-shirt
  • Raspberry Pi 3’s will be available for use

Details

What to Bring

Headphones

Flash drive for saving files

Registration

Age: Registration is open to rising high school freshmen through seniors (Class of 2019)

  • Early bird registration: $300 before June 1
  • After June 1, registration is $400
  • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment is reached ($25 non-refundable after June 30)

NOTE: The summer camps are a DAY CAMP only. No overnight housing or evening programming will be provided. Lunch is included.

REGISTER » LEARN MORE ABOUT COMPUTER SCIENCE AT MILLIGAN »

PHOTOGRAPH RELEASE
Camp students may be identified or photographed for publication, broadcast, transmission and/or electronic display by the news media or college public relations officials. Unless a written statement to the contrary is filed with the Office of Summer Programs (REBooher@milligan.edu) PRIOR to the start of camp, camp students waive their model rights to be photographed for the college’s print and online publications without prior notice.

Digital Media

Camp Information

July 8-12, 2019

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Develop your skills in photography, DV filmmaking, and graphic design. Limited to 18.

  • Use state-of-the-art Mac lab featuring 27-inch iMacs
  • Practice with the latest Adobe Creative Cloud software
  • Learn from experienced faculty and professionals
  • Learn more about Milligan’s Communications, Fine Arts, and Graphic Design programs

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Capture, process, and enhance digital images
  • Learn basic camera operation
  • Explore black and white photography
  • Develop skills in lighting, composition, and portraiture
  • *Students must supply their own camera and memory card

DV FILMMAKING

Participants will explore digital techniques in:

  • Create a documentary-style short film
  • Examine movie and documentary productions
  • Discover video pre-production, production, and post-production techniques
  • Learn basics of video editing with Adobe Premiere®
  • Work with experienced broadcast production faculty to learn how to set up video scenes, how to shoot, and how to edit videos

GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Develop graphic design skills
  • Learn how to use professional design software, Adobe Photoshop® and Illustrator®
  • Explore basic principles of composition
  • Develop a portfolio of your work

Digital Media Showcase

Friends and family are invited to the digital media showcase on Friday, July 12, at 5pm in the Gregory Center. There will be a Digital Photography and Graphic Design Exhibit in the lobby from 5-5:30, followed by a viewing of short films in the McGlothlin-Street Theatre from 5:30-6:00.

Details

Faculty

ART BROWN – GRAPHIC DESIGN PROFESSOR

Art is an award-winning graphic designer with over 20 years of experience in corporate and academic settings. As an art director and creative director, he created work for Fortune 500 companies and numerous national and regional companies and organizations. Brown has also served as creative services coordinator for Milligan College. His accomplishments include more than 40 American Advertising Awards and having a logo design published as part of LogoLounge 6: 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers by Rockport Publishers in 2011. Brown holds a MFA degree in studio art with an emphasis in graphic design from ETSU and has served on the communications faculty of Milligan College since 2010.

MICHAEL KAAL – GUEST PHOTOGRAPHY INSTRUCTOR

Michael grew up in Gilbert, Arizona. He holds a fine arts in photography degree from Milligan College. He now owns his own company, MichaelKaalPhotography, and also shoots for Sports Illustrated, 3D home Imaging and Life at the Ridges Magazine. He’s been published over 60 times in the last four years with Bridal Guide, WeddingWire, The Knot, and others. He is the recipient of Two Bright Lights Editors Choice Awards for 2013 and 2015.

Kenny Suit – DV Filmmaking Professor

Professor Suit has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film from Ohio University, and has taught courses in cinema at Milligan since 2001. Before coming to Milligan, he taught film production, film history, and film theory at the American University in Cairo, Egypt and at Baylor University in Texas. Professor Suit is a member of the College Art Association and is the author of James Friedrich and Cathedral Films (2018), a historical monograph about the pioneering Christian filmmaker who created a successful independent film production company in Hollywood in the late 1930s.

What to Bring

Flash drive for saving files

Camera and memory card

Registration

Age: Registration is open to rising high school freshmen through seniors (Class of 2019)

  • Early bird registration: $300 before June 1
  • After June 1, registration is $400
  • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment is reached ($25 non-refundable after June 30)

NOTE: The summer camps are a DAY CAMP only. No overnight housing or evening programming will be provided. Lunch is included.

REGISTER »

PHOTOGRAPH RELEASE
Camp students may be identified or photographed for publication, broadcast, transmission and/or electronic display by the news media or college public relations officials. Unless a written statement to the contrary is filed with the Office of Summer Programs (REBooher@milligan.edu) PRIOR to the start of camp, camp students waive their model rights to be photographed for the college’s print and online publications without prior notice.

Engineering

Camp Information

July 8-12, 2019

milligan summer camp engineering 2Explore the world of engineering through hands-on projects and competitions that are arranged to show engineering design concepts and optimization.

  • Learn foundational concepts and design processes from experienced engineering faculty
  • Individual and team projects allow you to be a participant and a spectator
  • Create a high-pressure water-rocket and measure how high it flies
  • Design, build, and test the strength of your balsa-wood bridge
  • Program your car to race against the competition
  • Get a better understanding of what engineers do and how they do it
  • Learn more about Milligan’s engineering program

You will receive:

  • Milligan Engineering t-shirt
  • Option to earn college credit for “Introduction to Engineering FENG-101”

DETAILS

Faculty

Learn from engineering faculty with some pretty impressive credentials! The United Nations. NASA. U.S. Department of Energy. West Point. Fulbright Scholar.

Dr. Jeff Giesey

Dr. David Hampton

Hongyou Lu

Dr. Greg Harrell

Registration

Age: Registration is open to rising high school freshmen through seniors (Class of 2019).

  • Early bird registration: $300 before June 1
  • After June 1, registration is $400
  • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment is reached ($25 non-refundable after June 30)

NOTE: The summer camps are a DAY CAMP only. No overnight housing or evening programming will be provided. Lunch is included.

REGISTER »

PHOTOGRAPH RELEASE
Camp students may be identified or photographed for publication, broadcast, transmission and/or electronic display by the news media or college public relations officials. Unless a written statement to the contrary is filed with the Office of Summer Programs (REBooher@milligan.edu) PRIOR to the start of camp, camp students waive their model rights to be photographed for the college’s print and online publications without prior notice.

Nursing

Camp Information

July 8-12, 2019

Milligan Nursing Camp

Open to rising freshmen through current seniors (2019) who are considering a nursing or healthcare related career. Limited to 30.

  • Hands-on learning with Milligan nursing faculty
  • Develop skills used by registered nurses every day to care for patients

Participants will:

  • Learn how to assess vital signs, start IVs, give injections, and more
  • Gain knowledge to serve as a healthy lifestyle advocate for family and friends
  • Tour area health care agencies
  • Earn CPR certification
  • Discover employment and advanced degree opportunities in nursing
  • Learn why Milligan nursing grads are highly recruited by employers

You will receive:

  • Lab equipment bag and stethoscope

Details

Registration

Age: Registration is open to rising high school freshmen through seniors (Class of 2019).

  • Early bird registration: $300 before June 1
  • After June 1, registration is $400
  • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment is reached ($25 non-refundable after June 30)

NOTE: The summer camps are a DAY CAMP only. No overnight housing or evening programming will be provided. Lunch is included.

REGISTER »

PHOTOGRAPH RELEASE
Camp students may be identified or photographed for publication, broadcast, transmission and/or electronic display by the news media or college public relations officials. Unless a written statement to the contrary is filed with the Office of Summer Programs (REBooher@milligan.edu) PRIOR to the start of camp, camp students waive their model rights to be photographed for the college’s print and online publications without prior notice.

Register

NOTE: The summer camps are a DAY CAMP only. No overnight housing or evening programming will be provided. Lunch is included.

  1. REGISTER online now »
  2. PAYMENT: Submit your payment to Milligan within 10 days of your confirmation email. PAY ONLINE or send payment to: Milligan Summer Camps, PO Box 210, Milligan College, TN 37682
  3. MEDICAL FORM: Complete your medical form ASAP.

 Questions? Email camps@milligan.edu.


PHOTOGRAPH RELEASE

Camp students may be identified or photographed for publication, broadcast, transmission and/or electronic display by the news media or college public relations officials. Unless a written statement to the contrary is filed with the Office of Summer Programs (REBooher@milligan.edu) PRIOR to the start of camp, camp students waive their model rights to be photographed for the college’s print and online publications without prior notice.