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Fashion Design & Sewing Summer Camp for Teens - Merrick

Week 1: July 9th - July 13th 2018 Seats Available : 9
Week 2: July 16th - July 20th 2018 Seats Available : 5
Week 3: July 23rd - July 27th 2018 Seats Available : 7
Week 4: July 30th - Aug 3rd 2018 Seats Available : 9


Join The Fashion Class for an Unforgettable Fab Fashion Experience this Summer 2018!

The Fashion Class is a year-round program and facility that teaches teens sewing, draping, marketing and merchandising all throughout the school year and summer. Now in our 4th year of camp in Merrick Long Island, our professional studio features a sewing room, art room and two bathrooms. Our camp instructors are graduates of fashion and art programs at some of the best fashion schools in the world, like Parsons the New School of Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Our fashion camp is for serious fashionistas who want to make their designs and dreams a reality! Perfect for beginners and advanced sewers and those looking to build a portfolio for school admissions.

Join us as we sew, drape, sketch and shop at Mood Designer Fabrics this summer!

Download our 2018 Teen Summer Camp Brochure

Campers can join for 1+ weeks of camp (lessons will not repeat). Each day will involve sewing in our fully equipped studio, fashion design & illustration plus a field trip to shop for fabric. Our teen designers get to choose their own fabric from Mood Fabric Store (featured on Project Runway) on the first day of each week of camp.

On the last day of camp we hold a professional photo shoot featuring the work of our campers! All fabric, trip and supply costs are included in the camp fee.

Daily Schedule:
10:30 am -1 pm Sewing in the Studio
1-2 pm Lunch (please pack a lunch; students may not leave the studio)
2-3 pm Fashion Illustration
3-4:30 pm Fashion Branding and Merchandising

For Dates & Class Details please click on the details tab above

Looking for alternate age groups? Please check out the Kids Camp

Dates:

      • Week 1: July 9th - July 13th 2018
      • Week 2: July 16th - July 20th 2018
      • Week 3: July 23rd - July 27th 2018
      • Week 4: July 30th - Aug 3rd 2018
      • Week 5: Aug 6th - Aug 10th 2018
      • Week 6: Aug 13th - Aug 17th 2018
      • Week 7: Aug 20th - Aug 24th 2018
      • Week 8: Aug 27th - Aug 31st 2018

The Details:

    • 10:30AM - 4:30PM | extended day available for $25 per hour 9a-5p

    • Monday – Friday

    • Location: 1812 Merrick Road, Merrick NY 11566

    • Price: 599/week

    • Ages: 13-17yrs

Class Descriptions:

Sewing: In our sewing class campers will learn to use the sewing machine to create garments of their choosing with fabric purchased earlier in the week. We encourage students to make 2+ items in one week. Our studio also has plenty of buttons, zippers and trim plus dress forms, patterns and steam irons for our teen students to work with.

Fashion Illustration: Campers will learn from a professional Fashion Illustrator how to sketch the croquis, render fabric and use paint, fashion markers and more to bring their design to paper.

How to Create A Fashion Label: A fashion camp wouldn't be complete without delving into How to Create a Fashion Label! Lessons include sales, entrepreneurship, merchandising and marketing. Perfect for those looking to apply to a fashion design college program or even start their own line!

Lunch: We have a refrigerator, microwave and water cooler in our studio.Lunch is not included in the camp fee and we ask that campers pack a peanut free lunch.

Trip to Mood: On the first day of camp, after an hour of introductions and sketching, our camp group will travel to Mood Designer Fabrics in NYC. We will travel via private car service (usually a Mercedes van), fully licensed and insured, with a ratio of one adult per five campers. Students will be guided around the store in their group as they choose fabric for the designs they will make during the week. Fabric is included in the camp fee and students are given a fabric budget. Field trip costs are also included. Campers will return to the Merrick studio by 4:30PM.

Payments,Discounts & Policies

Joining us for more than 2 weeks? Campers who take more than 2 weeks of camp will receive 10% off of their additional weeks of camp (3rd, 4th and 5th weeks, etc). Please inquire when registering by phone; 516-246-2000.

Non-refundable deposit of 30% required to reserve your child's spot, to pay the deposit only please call us at 516-246-2000.

We offer a Sibling discount of 5% - please use code siblingsatcamp at checkout. Code is applicable for use by the parent/guardian of siblings during the same summer camp week(s) in our Merrick studio. Cannot be combined with other offers. 

Please note The Fashion Class requires a waiver form to be signed for all participants under eighteen years of age by their parent or guardian prior to attending a class, camp or workshop with The Fashion Class.

Payments: Seats in our classes, camps and workshops are based on availability and do require registration as well as a deposit of 30 percent of the total class fee. This deposit is non-refundable and reserves the class for your child. Your balance is due on the first day of the class, camp or workshop.

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