Courses

JUNE 17-21 Get messy and try new things. Spend half of the day working with clay in the ceramics studio and the other half in the sculpture studio exploring the world in three dimensions. New projects every day.


June 17-21, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
June 24-28, 2024, C*110 AND W*205
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR WAITLIST! Students will work from images of people, places and things to develop and improve drawing skills.


June 17-21, 2024, W*211 and W*213
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*211 and W*213
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Create your own video game map using CCS's state-of-the-art facilities. Explore the game design process from ideation to creating a basic game using Scratch®, Unity®, or Unreal Engine®.


June 17-21, 2024, W*010
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Bring your minifigs and have them star in your own movies. Students will work with LegosŪ, modeling clay and everyday objects to create animated video shorts. SEATS ARE AVAILABLE AT GROSSE POINTE ACADAEMY


June 17-21, 2024, W*013
July 22-26, 2024, W*209
July 22-26, 2024, W*305
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Get ready to star on your own YouTube channel. Students will create their own YouTube® concept and learn the basics of shooting video, utilizing green screen and editing.


June 24-28, 2024, W*015 and W*017
Create your own animated cartoon! Make hand drawn images move to produce a short animation. Students can work with hand drawn or computer drawn images.


June 24-28, 2024, W*006
July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*006
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Join the latest fashion trend. Create new garments and accessories from thrifted clothing and recycled materials without a sewing machine.


June 24-28, 2024, W*217
Imagine a character. Does it walk on two legs or four? Invent your character's backstory, sketch your ideas, draw them in full color and sculpt them out of clay or plush fabrics.


July 8-12, 2024, W*205
Create digital designs using color, shape, character drawings, text, or even your own personal logo. Take those designs and learn how to make buttons, stickers, posters and more!


July 8-12, 2024, W*009
Have a blast with hands-on experiments. Make your own paints from minerals and play with light and color. Then enter the world of virtual reality and create in 3D and explore green screen special effects.


July 8-12, 2024, W*015 and W*305
Invent your own characters and put them in hilarious situations with action and dialogue. Draw your character and/ or scenes from your story to make your script complete.


July 8-12, 2024, W*200
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Imagine a character. Is it a monster? An aardvark? Does it jump and dance? Draw your character by hand and then make it move using computer animation software, wacom tablets and pens.


July 15-19, 2024, W*206 and W*001
Visualize, create and wear the most amazing costume ever! Sketch out a design from imagination or reference an existing costume or character. Create a personalized wearable costume without a sewing machine. Show off your costume during a live fashion show at the end of the day on Friday.


July 15-19, 2024, W*305
Invent a character and the space that they live in. Students will create a mood board, a small character and 3D scale model of their character's living space.


July 15-19, 2024, W*307
Explore the color wheel and mix your own colors. Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration and experiment with watercolors, acrylics and handmade brushes.


July 15-19, 2024, W*205
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Bring your funny bone and create your own cartoon and comic book characters. Learn how to draw your characters with dynamic facial expressions and gestures that reveal their humorous personalities.


July 22-26, 2024, W*207
Try new and innovative ways of making art! Create and reproduce your design through the processes of screen printing, monotypes, cyanotypes, block printing and more. Students will visit the Detroit Institute of Arts for inspiration.


July 22-26, 2024, W*205
ONE SPOT AVAILABLE! Create pictures that tell a story using computers and/or tablets. Develop strong drawings by using composition, color and other illustration fundamentals using the latest software and technology.


July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*009
SOLD OUT! SIGN UP FOR A WAITLIST! Go on a photo safari in and around CCS and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Learn tricks for taking better photos and techniques for basic photo editing with easy-to- use computer software. DSLR cameras provided.


July 29, 2024 to August 2, 2024, W*015 and W*017