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Fashion Camps Summer 2014

Offered by Texas Woman's University- Programs in Fashion & Textiles

No one can ever begin too early to develop a "passion for fashion".

TWU Fashion Camp Slide Show [pdf]
Sample Fashion Design Camp Itinerary [pdf]

**Junior Fashion Design Camp Closed.
Junior Fashion Design Camp 2014 
(Ages 10-13 yrs)
June 9-13, 2014 -- Day camp or residential camp
TWU Denton Campus, Old Main Building, 4th Floor
Early bird registration: Before May 12, 2014 -- $425
Registration: After May 12, 2014 -- $450

**Teen Fashion Design Camp Closed.
Teen Fashion Design Camp 2014 
(Ages 14-18 yrs)
June 16-20, 2014 -- Day camp or residential camp
TWU Denton Campus, Old Main Building, 4th Floor
Early bird registration: Before May 12, 2014 -- $425
Registration: After May 12, 2014 -- $450

**Teen Fashion Camp Closed.
Teen Fashion Camp 2014 (Formerly called Fashion Medley Camp) 
(Ages 13-18 yrs)
July 14-18, 2014 -- Day camp or residential camp
For the young fashion enthusiast excited about all aspects of the fashion business!
TWU Denton Campus, Old Main Building, 4th Floor
Early bird registration: Before June 12, 2014 -- $425
Registration: After June 12, 2014 -- $450

**Junior Fashion Design Camp Closed.
Junior Fashion Design Camp 2014 
(Ages 10-13 yrs)
July 28 - August 1, 2014 -- Day camp or residential camp
TWU Denton Campus, Old Main Building, 4th Floor
Early bird registration: Before June 12, 2014 -- $425
Registration: After June 12, 2014 -- $450

Online Registration for Fashion Camps [online form] Registration closed.  Camp sessions are completed for Summer 2014.

Release Form for Minors and Medical Waiver Form [pdf] 

* Minor Release and Medical Waiver forms must be filled out and returned to (Fax) 940 898-2711 or P.O. Box 425529, Denton, TX 76204.

Overall, creativity, skill, ability, and hard work are the ingredients for a successful career in the fashion industry.

TWU Knows Fashion!

Texas Woman’s University knows fashion and prepares students every year for careers in fashion design and merchandising. Fashion positions are exciting and demanding! Some jobs require people with a high degree of artistic creativity and originality, while others require people with technical knowledge, math skills and people skills.

Apparel designers and merchandisers need to have the ability to lead a team and interpret fashion trends, in addition to being able to sketch, sew, and make patterns or sell, coordinate and manage.

About the Fashion Design Camps

Held in North Texas on the beautiful Denton campus, the fashion design camp will feature design professors, graduate students, and industry professionals presenting topics that will be fun and educational for the young fashion enthusiast. Fashion Design Camp is perfect for your teen, preteen, girls and boys! Activities will include:

  • Fashion show production
  • Jewelry production
  • Hat making, model training
  • Beginning sewing
  • Beginning sketching
  • Screen printing
  • Denim deconstruction
  • Draping

There will also be classes on the basic principles and elements of design, fashion design, fashion shows, modeling, sketching, and color.

Supplies Needed

Campers will need to bring:

  • Extra shoes for modeling
  • Old T-shirt for a project
  • Denim jacket or old jeans for a project
  • Sewing kit including: scissors, stitch ripper & straight pins
  • Enthusiasm and imagination!

About the Teen Fashion Camp (Fashion Career-Oriented)

Also held in North Texas on the beautiful Denton campus, the fashion medley camp will feature design and merchandising professors, fashion students, and industry professionals presenting topics that will be both fun and educational for the young girl or boy fashion enthusiast.  Campers will be walked through activities representing the many, varied avenues of the fashion industry.  Activities will explore design, entrepreneural business development, retailing, trend forecasting, illustration and graphic design, custom jewelry making, modeling, event production, and fashion styling. Additional experiential activities will include:

  • Accessory and jewelry making
  • Screen printing 
  • Simple sewing
  • Ettiquette, dress, and beauty essentials
  • Fashion exhibition and awards

Supplies Needed

Campers will need to bring:

  • Sewing kit including scissors, needle and thread, and pins
  • Shoes for modeling 
  • Energy and creativity!
  • All other supplies provided

General Information

Camp Location, Dates and Times

All fashion camps will be held on the TWU Denton campus in the Old Main Building, fourth floor. Junior Fashion Design Camp is June 9-13, 2014.  The TWU Teen Fashion Camp is July 14-18, 2014. A second session of the Junior Fashion Design Camp is July 28-Aug 1, 2014. The camps will meet from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:30 am to 4:00 pm on Friday.  Enrollment for each camp is capped at 20 campers to ensure more one-on-one instruction.

Detailed directions to the campus, parking information, pick-up and drop-off locations, and additional details will be included in your confirmation email which will be sent to you two weeks prior to camp and after your registration and payment have been received. All event correspondence will be delivered to you by email. It is important to provide a current email address on the registration form and to check your spam box for information from Texas Woman’s University.

Map to the TWU Denton campus.

Registration Fees

Early bird registration is $425 per individual per camp.
Registration is $450 per individual per camp after the early bird deadline.
**No scholarships or financial aid are available through this program.

Lodging for Fashion Camps

Lodging with University Housing will be available to anyone attending the 2014 TWU Fashion Camps.  The Overnight Stay Package Option includes five nights lodging (Sunday through Thursday) in one of the TWU dorms, four evening dinners, and fun evening activities - chaperoned. Reservations are to be made on-line during registrations. For all camps, the Overnight Stay Package is an additional fee of $335 during early bird registration and $360 during regular registration.

For more information about the fashion camps, contact the Fashion and Textiles Program Office at 940-898-2661 or email at ft@twu.edu.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Registrants who find it necessary to cancel will receive a refund, less a $75 processing fee. To receive a refund, you must submit written notification seven days prior to the event start date (fax: 940-898-2711 or email ft@twu.edu). Refunds will not be issued once the event begins.  Programs in Fashion and Textiles reserves the right to cancel this event if sufficient enrollment is not met. In doing so, Texas Woman’s University’s liability is limited to the registration fee.

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