Summer Institute For Teens
Our one-month program for high school students who want to expand their portfolio in one of 10 studios.


Create your own 2D and 3D animations using traditional and contemporary techniques. FULL – waitlist available
Architecture + Urban Design
Learn the principles of urban design as you draft, draw and build architectural structures.
Elevate your drawings with traditional and contemporary approaches, materials and techniques. FULL – waitlist available
Fashion + Textiles
Bring your fashion designs to life through illustrations, patterns and sewn garments. FULL – waitlist available
Graphic Design
Gain technical skills in industry-standard software as you examine and apply the principles of design. FULL – waitlist available
Illustration: Digital
Develop practical skills and techniques in the rapidly-growing industry of digital illustration. FULL – waitlist available
Illustration: Traditional
Refine your technique through concentrated work in a range of traditional and contemporary media. FULL – waitlist available
Challenge yourself to reconsider the realm of painting through rigorous exercises and experimentation.
Photography: Digital
Capture your world through digital photography and transform your work using Adobe Photoshop.
Explore the world of video production.

Coming from Outside BC?

Summer Institute students from out of town can take advantage of our homestay option.

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Photo + Video Gallery!

Check out our gallery of photos and videos of past Summer Institute for Teens to see more of what it is like to spend your Summer at Emily Carr!


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