Courses

This camp is open to students entering grades 4, 5, or 6 in the Fall of 2022. It is designed for students who enjoy the experiences of writing in a noncompetitive, nonjudgmental environment where they have the freedom to allow their pens to follow their hearts.


June 13-24, 2022, Liberal Arts Bldg Rm 14
This camp is open to students entering grades 7, 8, or 9 in the Fall of 2022. It is is designed for students who enjoy the experiences of writing in a noncompetitive, nonjudgmental environment where they have the freedom to allow their pens to follow their hearts.


June 13-24, 2022, Liberal Arts Bldg Rm 14
This camp is open to students entering grades 10, 11, or 12 in the Fall of 2022. It is designed for students who enjoy the experiences of writing in a noncompetitive, nonjudgmental environment where they have the freedom to allow their pens to follow their hearts.


June 13-23, 2022, Science Bldg Rm G24
Explore the world of machining tools through hands-on applications in the creation of a basic project. Learn layout and measuring strategies. Operate a metal lathe and a milling machine and, in a short time, watch your materials transform from unassembled pieces into a useful item. Become familiar with CNC machining and programming through demonstrations of HAAS machines.


June 13-17, 2022, Engineering, Technology & Computer Science Bldg.
Learn to master the skill of achieving a robotic task with multiple robots working in coordination to achieve this year's thematic challenge.


June 13-17, 2022, Engineering, Technology & Computer Science Bldg.
Discover PFW inside engineering and computer labs when you experience a variety of projects. Each day, your camp will rotate through different sessions to meet instructors, engage in hands-on activities, and watch enlightening demonstrations. You will explore topics that interest you and get answers to questions about how they relate to your world and your future career. Join us and be a part of this new PFW Exploration Camp!


June 20-23, 2022, Engineering, Technology & Computer Science Bldg.
Explore the world of computer science through a week-long project that challenges your computer science know-how with the question: What makes an App or website fun, intriguing, and easy for users?


July 11-15, 2022, Engineering, Technology & Computer Science Bldg.
This school provides education in Korean language for preschool through 6th grade school children. The school will offer children opportunities to understand Korean culture and to gain cross-cultural experiences by teaching them in Korean. For more information, please contact Hangeul Korea at KoreanSaturdaySchool@gmail.com

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

This school provides education in Korean language for preschool through 6th grade school children who have taken the Beginning Learner class. The school will offer children opportunities to understand Korean culture and to gain cross-cultural experiences by teaching them in Korean.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

The Indiana Clarinet Experience (ICE) is a six-day overnight summer program for clarinetists in grades 7-12 to have a fun musical experience with a dedicated faculty of young, energetic professionals. The camp takes place in Fort Wayne, Indiana at the Purdue University Fort Wayne School of Music where students spend the week on campus with fellow participants. Contact Kylie Stultz-Dessent at stultzk@pfw.edu.


June 6-11, 2022, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Chamber music is one of the many great learning experiences for young musicians studying music. It can strengthen individual playing skills as well as build self confidence and working together as a team. CAA Chamber Music students are provided with a chance to excel in their musical abilities and creativity through weekly coachings by CAA instructors, followed by a recital at the end of the semester. We are offering an experience of musical community, creativity and excellence.


May 23, 2022 to August 1, 2022, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Run by Fort Wayne Philharmonic musician Marcy Trentacosti, this camp features string orchestra, chamber ensembles and group classes for violin, viola, cello, and bass. Students are coached by Philharmonic musicians and must have a minimum of two years of string instruction to take part in this camp. Learn new music in a week of string orchestra, group classes and chamber music playing. Call Emily Grillo at 260-481-6059 for information.


June 27, 2022 to July 1, 2022
Students will learn about the ceramic process and complete clay projects such as coil, pinch, and a bonus project. All pieces will be finished with glazes of their choice. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.


June 18, 2022 to July 9, 2022
Students will learn about the ceramic process and complete clay projects such as coil, pinch, and a bonus project. All pieces will be finished with glazes of their choice. Class will be taught by IPFW art education graduate Morgan Schrock.


June 18, 2022 to July 9, 2022
Students will learn composition through the lens, overlapping mediums within photography, and simple manipulation techniques to elevate their approach within their art practice.

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This workshop covers the basics of Commedia dell'Arte, which is a comedic form of Italian theatre that began in the 16th century. Physical storytelling, improvisation and lazzi (traditional jokees and stage business) will be explored in a collaborative setting.

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Learn to think on your feet and increase your confidence in quick and witty responses! Students will learn how to actively listen, create characters and relationships, and work together as a group through drama games and exercises.

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Learn theatre basics on a real stage! Students will use their imagination to create, act out, and direct stories. Class will culminate in a recorded or live-streamed performance.


June 13-17, 2022, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Learn theatre essentials and how to work together with your fellow actors on a real stage! Class will culminate in a recorded or live-streamed performance.


June 13-17, 2022, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Unlock the text and put fun and energy into Shakespeare! Students will use the same techniques as the Royal Shakespeare Company in England to get the story to the stage.

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Gain confidence in your acting abilities and character and scene development! Master audition techniques and exercises using industry-standard practices.


July 18-22, 2022, Kettler Hall Studio Theatre G32
Theatre is more than just performing on stage! In this all-encompassing camp, students will study all parts of working in theatre. They will work with professionals to learn the processes of design, acting, and set and costume building.

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Learn how music gets recorded in this behind-the-scenes camp! Students will work with industry professionals to participate in the process of recording a live band and learn about careers in music. The first day of camp will take place at PFW's facility on the campus of Sweetwater Sound, and the second day will be in the studios at Rhinehart Music Center on the campus of Purdue University Fort Wayne.

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Perfect for the younger student, this class is designed as an introduction to dance. The class will explore movement through music, stimulate students' imagination and promote creativity.


June 18, 2022 to August 6, 2022
A new combo class for kids who are new to dance or just need a little variety! This class will cover ballet, jazz, and modern dance components and will culminate in a recital.


June 18, 2022 to August 6, 2022
A new combo class for kids who want to switch things up! This class will cover ballet, jazz, and modern dance components and will culminate in a recital.


June 18, 2022 to August 6, 2022
Taiko is a drumming and movement form based on Japanese tradition. Students will play both traditional and contemporary songs on big drums, practicing technique and drills. No experience is necessary.

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Allison Ballard, the Director of the Jesters of the University of Saint Francis, will facilitate an array of music, dance, theatre and visual art activities customized for children with IDD.

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Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2023
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to July 26, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to July 26, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


March 9, 2022 to August 9, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Join in the fun and learn more about the art of singing. Under the direction of an experienced music educator from the Fort Wayne Children's Choir, singers will be introduced to basic music theory through musical games, instruction, and, of course, singing. The week culminates in a short program for parents and family members. This camp is for students entering 1st-3rd grade in the fall.


July 11-15, 2022, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

To register, you must first pay the application fee. You will be emailed a link to fill out the application digitally.


June 19-24, 2022, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


March 15, 2022 to August 15, 2022, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to March 7, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 5, 2021 to May 7, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


March 9, 2022 to August 9, 2022, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to August 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


March 9, 2022 to August 9, 2022, Rhinehart Music Center Rm TBD
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.

Class not currently open for registration. Click here to be notified of future offerings.

Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 6, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to July 26, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to May 8, 2022
Contact private music instructors with the Community Arts Academy for general information and scheduling options. Please register before your first lesson of the term. Schedule your instruction day and time directly with the instructor.


December 6, 2021 to July 26, 2022