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Milligan Summer Camps


July 9-15, 2017 | 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.

Students are housed in residence halls along with their counselors. Meals are included with registration fee.

Digital Media

Musical Theatre

Nursing

Nursing

COMPUTER SCIENCE

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Digital Media

Camp Information

watchvideo2July 9-14, 2017

Beginner to intermediate skill level. Rising high school freshmen through seniors.

Milligan offers you an opportunity to 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

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

Digital MediaDV Filmmaking

Participants will explore digital techniques in:

  • Create a documentary-style short film
  • 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 14, 5:30 p.m. in the Gregory Center.

Registration

  • Early bird discount: $400 before June 1
  • Registration fee: $500 after June 1
  • Registration deadline: June 30 ($50 non-refundable after June 30) or sooner if maximum enrollment (18) is reached

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Faculty

Carrie Swanay – DV Filmmaking professor

Dr. Swanay has taught courses in broadcasting, multimedia journalism, production and editing, and visual media at Milligan since 1990. She holds a BS in broadcasting and MA in instructional technology from ETSU. Her Ph.D. from Virginia Tech focused on digital multimedia design and development. She previously served as production manager at WJHL-TV 11 (the local CBS affiliate). She is a member of the National Association of Broadcasters, Broadcast Education Association, and the National Religious Broadcasters Association.

dsc_0108_smArt 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_smMichael 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. When he’s not photographing, you can find him fishing the Watauga River.

Schedule

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Musical Theatre

Camp Information

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A week-long intensive musical theatre workshop for all levels from beginning to advanced. For rising high school freshmen through seniors. Limited to 45.

BECOME A STAR. Experience the thrill of singing, acting, and dancing on stage as well as exploring the technical and design aspects of theatre production in a state-of-the-art facility! Learn from dedicated and knowledgeable music and theatre professionals and create a live musical showcase in one week.

Select a specialized track to enhance your learning opportunities and explore your talents and passions. Choose from:

TheatreVocal & Acting Performance Track

Students in the performance track will learn and develop skills in all aspects of stage performance. Faculty will l
ead masterclasses in acting and vocal techniques, with additional opportunities for individual coaching throughout the camp. Also, students will have the opportunity to showcase their acting, singing, and dancing skills in collaboration with the students in the design and technical track in a one-of-a-kind performance that they prepare through the course of the week.

Design & Technical Production Track

McGlothlin-Street TheatreStudents in the design and technical production track will learn and develop skills relating to the design process and how it is implemented for the stage in the areas of scenic, lighting, and costume design through masterclasses. The student’s design work will be showcased in a one-of-a-kind production at the end of the week in collaboration with the students in the vocal and acting performance track. In addition, students will act as the running crew for the production, giving them hands-on experience in technical theatre.

Musical Showcase Performance

Friends and family are invited to the musical revue performance on Friday, July 14, 5:30 p.m. in the Gregory Center. 

“All Dressed Up”

featuring songs such as

“Fancy Dress” from The Drowsy Chaperone
“Popular” from Wicked
“Put on Your Sunday Clothes” from Hello Dolly!
“Dressed in Your Pyjamas in the Grand Salon” from Titanic
“Put on a Happy Face” from Bye Bye Birdie
I Feel Pretty” from West Side Story
“You’re Never Fully Dressed without a Smilefrom Annie

Registration

  • Early bird discount: $400 before June 1
  • Registration fee: $500 after June 1
  • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment (45) is reached ($50 non-refundable after June 30)

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Faculty

DishonSmithDishon Smith, Director

Mr. Smith holds a bachelor’s in piano performance from Bryan College and a master’s in piano pedagogy from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He has directed and been involved with numerous music and theatrical productions for Providence Academy, Barter Theatre, Johnson City Community Theatre, Jonesborough Repertory Theatre, Glasgow Theatre Company, and Tennessee Valley Theatre.

Pamela Adolphi
Kellie Brown
Noah DeLong
Rachel Helton

Schedule

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Nursing

Camp Information

watchvideo2July 9-14, 2017

Open to rising sophomores through current seniors (2017) 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

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 nurses are highly recruited by employers

NursingYou will receive:

  • Lab equipment bag and stethoscope

Registration

Registration for nursing camp is open to rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, and spring 2017 high school graduates. Limited to 30.

  • Early bird discount: $400 before June 1
  • Registration fee: $500 after June 1
  • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment (30) is reached ($50 non-refundable after June 30)

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Computer Science

Camp Information

July 9-14, 2017

Level up your computer skills and learn how to create a mini super computer in one week. Learn from experienced computer science faculty and develop skills used by programmers, computer engineers, and software developers. Limited to 16!

  • Learn how to program a microprocessor
  • Gain knowledge in how to work individually and in a team environment
  • Create a Raspberry Pi, based Beowulf Cluster for a mini super computer
  • Discover employment and advanced degree opportunities in computer science
  • Learn why Milligan CS and CIS students are highly recruited by employers

You will receive:

  • Milligan computer science t-shirt
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Ultimate Starter Kit (32 GB edition)

Consider attending an advance computer science camp next summer!

Registration

Registration is open to rising high school sophomores through seniors.

  • Early bird discount: $400 before June 1
  • Registration fee: $500 after June 1
  • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment (16) is reached ($50 non-refundable after June 30)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER »

Register

  1. APPLICATION: Complete the application for your camp:
  2. CONFIRMATION: You will receive an email confirmation of space availability. Each camp has limited space for participants, so register early.
    • Early bird discount: $400 before June 1
    • Registration fee: $500 after June 1
    • Registration deadline: June 30 or sooner if maximum enrollment is reached ($50 non-refundable after June 30)
  3. PAYMENT: Once you have received a confirmation, please 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
  4. MEDICAL FORM: Complete your medical form ASAP.
  5. CAMP INFORMATION: Review the information for your camp of What to Bring, Schedule, and Information for Parents at www.milligan.edu/camps.

 Questions? Email camps@milligan.edu.