Idyllwild Arts Academy is an art private school, whose goal is to provide effective, in-depth profile training for students planning to enter universities in art and creativity departments. The school has a prestigious accreditation of the WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges), which emphasizes the quality of the educational services provided and the professionalism of teachers. The school is open for pupils of 9-12 grades and post-graduate students - here you can get a quality profile education in the following areas:
Classes are held from morning to dinner (8: 00-13: 00) Monday to Saturday, artistic courses are taught in the afternoon from Monday to Friday. Please note that some theater lessons take place on Saturday afternoons and provide for additional evening rehearsals on the same day. Most academic courses are designed for 1 year, but there are also short-term semester programs (1 semester - 15 weeks).
The private school Idyllwild Arts Academy is located in the picturesque mountainous area of San Jacinto, near Palm Springs (California): the San Bernardino National Forest is an environmentally friendly and protected area of the state. The height above the sea level is 1600 meters, and the whole territory is replete with mountain massifs, alpine forests and well-kept lawns. It is a quiet, peaceful place, devoid of city noise and fuss. Just 2 hours drive is a lively Los Angeles and San Diego, an hour will take you to Palm Springs - if students want to enjoy the city, tourism and shopping infrastructure, go on an excursion, there will be no problems with the transfer.
The school provides a choice from a variety of different areas of study - each gifted student will be able to choose a priority discipline and achieve certain successes in his art form. Most of the graduates of the school go to selected universities and higher schools without any problems - the level of academic preparation of the institution is so high. Among the universities most popular among students, the following can be named:
The total number of students of the Idyllwild Arts Academy reaches 300 people: they are students from around the world aged 14 to 18 years. School applicants are compulsorily auditioned, together this can provide the collected portfolio of the best works.
Pupils and teachers work together constantly: the learning process here is the constant exchange of experience, skills, skills and cunning. All employees and schoolchildren are united by passion and love for art, dedication to their field of activity and perseverance in academic pursuits. The pupils are brought up a sense of responsibility, independence, perseverance, vigor in achieving the set goals, the ability to seek and find non-standard solutions.
Students meet strict requirements for the quality of their work - they must be performed at the highest possible level, there is no room for amateurism and dishonesty. At the same time, each teacher seeks to maximally motivate students, teach them to be proud of their achievements, objectively evaluate the results of their work, clearly see the advantages and disadvantages. The big plus of training here is a constant practice with successful artists and designers: it's not only an invaluable experience of cooperation, but also an opportunity to learn to work more qualitatively and professionally, develop your skills and abilities.
The school accepts students from all over the world, providing a useful intercultural atmosphere on campus, interethnic connections, interest and tolerance to other nations and peoples. Also, a system of grants is developed here - they can be obtained by any student who has proved his talent, high level of abilities and dedication to the profession.
Summer schooling in the art school is not only an opportunity to have fun and interesting time, greatly improving the knowledge of the English language, but also a chance to develop your abilities, show talents, and, perhaps, decide on your future profession!
For the participants of the summer program there are various classes of art and creativity:
Each student can choose a program based on his own interests and abilities. Course duration (standard) is 2 weeks. The cost of training includes accommodation and meals.
The program of training in the senior classes combines intensive training in basic, fundamental subjects, art and the chosen type of creativity, as well as active development of academic skills necessary for continuing education in the university. Students become more collected, attentive, are able to work effectively independently and in a team, form and defend their point of view, work with sources and competently outline information.
The list of subjects studied by students is quite extensive:
The student himself can choose which subjects he will study at the standard level of complexity, and which ones - in-depth. Usually, the increased complexity is chosen in those disciplines that will be required for training at the university, are required for admission to the chosen specialty.
Each Idyllwild Academy Academy student gets a place in a cozy and comfortable room (they are designed for 2 people). In dormitories there is everything necessary for comfortable rest and living, a mentor is always on duty who is ready to help with the solution of any question or dispute.
The small town of Idyllwild is one of the top 100 small cities in the USA, where art and culture are extremely developed. There are more than 15 art galleries and museums that represent the works of more than 200 artists and craftsmen; In the city works a huge number of shops of antiques, handicrafts, souvenirs and gifts. The rest of the city infrastructure is also developed: students like to relax in local restaurants and bars, try fishing, walk along the long hiking trails - there is a suitable level of difficulty for any student (there are pedestrian and bicycle options).
On the campus, both academic and extracurricular activities are constantly boiling up (which also carries a learning character) - students constantly attend concerts, readings, shows and themed programs, have picnics outdoors, enjoy outdoor recreation, go to San -Diego and Los Angeles for interesting and educational excursions.
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
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- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.