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Bob Jones University

Junior Art + Design

Discovering a world of creativity

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At Junior Art & Design EDUcamp, you’ll be immersed in the creative world—and get an exciting introduction to career opportunities as well. You can tailor your EDUcamp experience by choosing from workshops ranging from digital drawing to sculpture.

At the end of the week we'll showcase the art that you and your fellow campers have created, along with a brief awards presentation. Your family and friends are welcome to attend!

Sample Schedule

Day Session Topics
Monday Character development
Transferring characters to digital
Basic block shading
TuesdayHand-drawn shading
Finding light source
Digital gray scale shading
Wednesday Basic perspective drawing
Tour of illustration department
ThursdayDeveloping a world
Applying light and shade
Placing characters in an environment
Friday Afternoon show

General Information


When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Monday between 8 and 9 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

Drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

When to Depart

Pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5 p.m. in the Welcome Center (this includes Friday)

What to Bring

What to Bring

Campers should bring a sketchbook, 8G flash drive, Bible, notebook and pencil for daily Bible challenges and devotional sessions.

Phones may be used at any time during the week of camp. A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for the loss of money, valuables or personal articles.

What to Wear

Girls: For general camp activities, knee-length shorts or pants (yoga-type pants would not be appropriate) are normal camp attire. Clothing with a low neckline in front or back should not be worn (tank tops are not appropriate). The midriff area should be covered at all times (including when sitting down or bending over). Guys: For general camp activities, shorts or pants with a T-shirt are normal camp attire.


Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Camp Director

Sandy Mehus

Sandy Mehus

Miss Sandy Mehus teaches art for grades 1–8 at Bob Jones Academy. She is also a freelance illustrator in both digital media and traditional board art. She has illustrated many stories for the BJU Press reading textbooks as well as several children's and young adult novels.    

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