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Bob Jones University

Art + Design

Discovering a world of creativity

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Are you a high school student passionate about art and design, seeking inspiration from God’s word and world? Immerse yourself in a world of colors, shapes, and innovation!

Our expert instructors will guide you through hands-on activities while teaching essential art and design techniques from a biblical perspective. From sketching to digital art, explore a diverse range of mediums and discover how God has prepared you to image him through creativity in the arts.

Engage in meaningful discussions, guided excursions to art venues, discover how art aligns with biblical worldview and challenge your creativity to reflect your faith. 

Activities

  • Build skills through two daily workshops led by industry professionals.
  • Tour an art museum, professional studios and meet practicing professionals.
  • Collaborate in groups on projects.
  • Display your work in an exhibition.


Sample Schedule

9–9:45 a.m. Group Activity
10–11:45 a.m. Workshop #1
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:45–2:30 p.m. Workshop #2
2:30–3:15 p.m. Break
3:15–5:00 Excursion/break-out activity
5:10–5:50 p.m. Dinner
6:00–7:00 p.m. Open Studios
7:00–9:00 p.m. Free Time Activities

(Exact times and session content may vary.)

Campers’ finished artwork will be displayed for family and visitors at our “Art + Design Camp Exhibition Open House” on Friday from 11 a.m.-noon in the Sargent Art Building. When you come, please take advantage of the opportunity to talk with our BJU Art + Design professors and admission counselors.

General Information

Arrival/Departure

When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2–4 p.m. at the Welcome Center.

Day camp 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 to check-in. 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

Day Camp pick-up each day will be from 4:30–5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Camps generally end on Friday at noon. Check your specific camp schedule for times of final presentations, performances or concerts that may take place after noon on Friday.

Day Campers

Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.

Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.

Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7–9 p.m.

Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Phones may be used at certain time during the week of camp depending upon activities.

A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

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

Overnight Campers:

  • Twin bedding or a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and shower shoes
  • Bible

What to Wear

At EDUcamp, we want to create an environment that is appropriate and comfortable for all campers. In order to do this, we have a dress code that we ask all campers to abide by. Please review these guidelines to ensure that your camper's attire aligns with our camp standards:

Tops:

  • Camper may wear loose-fitting shirts.
  • Sleeveless, midriff-bearing, or tight-fitting shirts are not permitted.

Bottoms:

  • Shorts that approach the knee are acceptable.
  • Loose-fitting jeans and athletics pants are permitted.
  • Mid-thigh shorts or tight-fitting pants are not allowed.

Inappropriate Themes or Images:

  • Clothing with inappropriate themes, offensive language or explicit images is not allowed.
  • Campers should refrain from wearing attire that may be considered offensive or disrespectful to others.

Accommodations

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

Lewis Carl

Lewis Carl

A message from the director:

Our team of accomplished faculty is looking forward to providing a rich experience for each camper. The highlight of our week together is seeing finished artwork displayed at the exhibition. Our goals for campers are to encourage them spiritually, improve their knowledge and skill set in art and design, and to discover creative careers.

What are you waiting for?

Let’s make this the best summer yet!

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