school students can get a preview of college life through
Southampton College's summer high school workshops. Participants live on
campus and explore all that we have to offer –
including working with some of our outstanding professors, learning about
an advanced subject, meeting students and staff, and using our
All workshops are hands-on experiences. The morning
is usually spent in the studio, lab, or classroom and
the afternoon is in the field. Participants are housed
in special high school workshop residence halls with program counselors.
Advanced Creative and Critical Composition
This Advanced Creative
and Critical Composition program is designed to focus on the
mechanics of writing. Students will be exposed to task-oriented writing.
Mornings will be spent in the classroom, while afternoons may
be spent in the field for inspiration and completion of
Environmental Field Studies
The workshop is designed to introduce
students to the variety of terrestrial and marine environments on
Long Island and their collective resources. Trips to pine barrens,
salt marshes, water treatment plants, are planned. Students will explore
relevant issues and problems facing these resources as well as
solutions that have been implemented or proposed to safeguard or
restore them. The majority of this workshop will be outdoors.
A comprehensive, interactive workshop for high school students interested
in brain-behavior connections. Participants will be introduced to topical areas
in Psychobiology: the study of the biological basis of behavior,
learning, and memory. Classroom lectures, laboratory exercises, and field trips
will be used to demonstrate scientific investigation of human and
animal behavior by biologists, psychologists, and neuroscientists.
- 7/16, 7/18 - 23, or 7/25 - 7/30
unique one-week field experience will provide participants with an introduction
to marine science. The program will cover topics in marine
ecology, coastal geology, oceanography, and ichthyology. Approximately one day will
be devoted to the study of each area. Field trips
aboard college vessels and vehicles will be included in each
Young Writers Workshop
7/18 - 7/23
Writing is a week-long introduction to college-level creative writing and
the English program at Southampton College. Students learn to develop
their own creative writing skills under the guidance of a
resident writer. The week will also feature visits to local
sites of literary and historic significance.
Advertising/Graphic Design Portfolio Building
8/2 - 8/6
Students will learn how to create graphic design
page layouts with an emphasis on creative problem solving through
a greater understanding of page layout, typography, and color. Through
hands-on computer based design solutions you will learn your way
around the printed page.
8/2 - 8/6
A prelude to
post-high school study, this class serves as an excellent primer
for the rigors of university-level training. In a series of
easily manageable lessons, you will be introduced to complex drawing
instruction. The basic elements of drawing — line, mass, and
proportion — are presented in a clear and concise manner.
The sheer joy of drawing is stressed, and the atmosphere
is geared toward fostering artistic interests and portfolio development.
8/8 - 8/13
Through this hands-on workshop, you will
be introduced to various career opportunities in media industries. Topics
may include public relations, video and film, print journalism, and
radio and television. Students will produce a finished project in
one of these areas. Excursions to media establishments and guest
speakers round out the program.
8/8 - 8/13
workshop for high school students entering their junior or senior
years. You will focus on developing work that is suitable
for inclusion in a portfolio. Topics will include the science
behind making a photograph including format, darkroom techniques, developing and
enlarging black and white film, composition, content and the meaning
of imagery. Indoor and outdoor shooting sessions are included. Some
equipment will be supplied. Students should bring a 35mm camera.
The cost of each one-week residential workshop is $675.00.
This fee includes room and board, tuition, and most supplies.
Upon successful completion of a workshop, participants will receive
certificates of achievement. Applicants should be high school students
entering their junior or senior year in fall 2004 and
have a combined PSAT/SAT score of at least 1000, a
composite ACT score of 21, or an average of 85
in course work and submit a writing sample (essay or
school research paper).