Learn How to Make / Design Candles - Online or in Jamaica

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The Candle Academy in Jamaica & Online:
Learn detailed candle making or encaustic art techniques and methods this summer in picturesque Jamaica in the Caribbean with The Candle Academy! Offering intensive summer and year-round courses for U.S. & global students - taught by Gary Simmons, one of the world's top candle designers and encaustic painting specialists. Learn from Gary via a candle making business course, artistic candle design course, or wax painting workshop, or study candle making by distance learning from your home, Live online on Skype or via HD video recordings.

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Summer & Year-Round Candle Making / Wax Art Courses:
Courses are taught in English or French depending on your preference. The comprehensive training courses are immersive, hands-on and very visual.

Photo of Learn How to Make / Design Candles - Online or in JamaicaCandle Making Business Setup Course
 Duration: 6 days. Price: 5,000 euro

This extensive, one-on-one course teaches you everything from designing candles to manufacturing to distribution and marketing.


Condensed Business Setup Course
 Duration: 4 days. Price: 3,500 euro

A condensed version of the 6 day business setup course. On completion, you will have enough information to start selling your product and earning from what you have learned.


Advanced Candle Making Course
 Duration: 2 days. Price: 1,000-2,000 euro 

This course is designed for existing candle makers to improve their technique and range. Can also be customized for a beginner to candle design who wishes to create unique and marketable designs.

Encaustic Art / Wax Painting Workshop
 Duration: 2-3 days. Price: 2,000 euro
 For encaustic art beginners to advanced artists

On completion of this course, students will have full knowledge and confidence of working with the exciting and unique medium of wax painting, and will take home six of  their best paintings. Course topics / modules include:

Image of Learn How to Make / Design Candles - Online or in Jamaica- All instruction in the medium of Encaustic Art
- Aging
- Marblizing
- Metal Effects
- Texturizing
- Understanding Temperatures
- Weathering
- Wood Effects
- Working with Colour 


Distance Learning Candle Making Courses
 Taught via email correspondence

These premium courses follow the same curriculum as our on-site programs, and we suggest this approach for people that live too far to be able to attend in person in Jamaica.


Student Testimonials:
"I absolutely loved Gary's Candle Design Seminar. Gary thank you again for the hard work you put to teach me everything about the candle making business. Your passion and love for candle design was truly inspiring. I now feel ready and secure to start my own business."
- Samantha, El Salvador

"I spent a very enjoyable week in the South of France learning how to make some wonderful candles with Gary, and now I have the confidence to tackle projects that would have seemed impossible previously."
- Jeanie, France

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Study English at a top U.S. university this summer!

• Based just 15 minutes north of Downtown Baltimore (on the East Coast of the United States),the English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University provides an 8-week English language immersion summer camp for non-native English speaking adults and college-age students. We also offer our 8-week intensive English programs year-round as well as a TOEFL Test Preparation course.

• Full-time students study in class for 20 hours a week, and also work with classmates on projects outside of class and in the community. Part-time students have a variety of class options to fit their schedule.

• The English Language Institute summer program is an excellent course for international students from around the world who wish to improve their English language skills for academic and career advancement. We offer a wide range of modern facilities for our English students on our university campus.

Student Reviews:
"The program is very well built to learn and/or improve your English, the classes are interesting and the staff really helps you to reach your goal - whatever it is."
- Mark, Switzerland

"After learning English at the ELI, I have made big progress in English listening, speaking, reading and writing. My TOEFL score progressed from 490 to 567. The teachers here are very nice."
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• Full-time & part-time options available

• Levels: High Beginner to Advanced Levels

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• Listening & Speaking
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• Pronunciation
• Writing & Grammar
• Reading & Discussion

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• Our programs have very specific goals while creating dynamic, energetic classes with emphasis on the target language by using our immersion strategies.

Student Review:
"I'm finishing my time here, but I don't want to go without first say thanks to you and your team Crossing Borders...Each class that I have attended was excellent. I feel like I have had the best summer months."
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Duration: 1-10 weeks in June, July and August 

• Spanish summer camp for young kids (ages 4-12)

• Intensive Spanish summer program for teens (ages 13-16)

• English summer camp for kids (ages 4-12)

• Intensive ESL summer program for teens (ages 13-16)

• French summer camp for kids & teens (ages 9-16)

• German summer camp for kids & teens (ages 9-16)

Also:  Year-round Spanish, German, French and English lessons for children and adults.
Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities
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Located in Stamford CT (just one hour north of NYC), The Mayapple Center provides 5-day summer programs in the fields of creative writing, music, visual arts, humanities, and theatre. Taught by experienced faculty who are leading specialists in their respective fields, our summer arts programs are open to adults with two years of college experience.

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- Study abroad programs to promote study of the arts & humanities

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Penobscot Language School - Adult Summer English Immersion Program, Maine
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If you appreciate the value of a true English immersion, we would love to have you join us. The key to our success is the pleasure and excitement of meeting and learning from each other. This motivates an intense conversation in which you learn English through listening and active participation.
Summer English Program for Adults:

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Kaplan International
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Summer & Year-round ESL programs in the USA include:

• Vacation English

• General English

• Intensive English

• TOEFL and Academic English

• Business English

• GRE, GMAT test preparation

• Homestay Programs
KEF USA - Summer Camps in Orlando FL for Local U.S. & International Students
Courses / Programs
At KEF USA, we offer exciting summer camps in Orlando FL that foster imagination and creativity in local U.S. and international students. In addition, we provide English language programs with immersive activities throughout the day with American students.

• Our Imagination Summer Camp (for children & teens ages 10-14, and high school seniors 15+ years old) is designed for campers to enjoy learning, discovery and adventure.

KEF Animation Camp (for individuals or groups of children & teens ages 10-14, and high school seniors 15-18 years old, during the months of June / July). Classes by professionals from the animation industry. "Developing Young Minds Through the Art of Animation®".

NASA & Technology Camp (for teens & high school seniors ages 13-17) offers an exciting combination of programs at Kennedy Space Center, Full Sail University, and Disney & Universal Studios that deliver the latest in science & technology in a fun, interactive way.

KEF-R9 Ronaldo Soccer Camp (for individuals or groups of children & teens ages 10-14, and high school seniors 15-18 years old, during the months of June / July/ beginning of August). Players learn with coach Gustavo Brasil, well-known in Brazil and nominated by FIFA as the "Best Soccer Coach in the USA".

ESL English Summer Programs for locally-based and international juniors ages 10-14, and high school seniors 15-18.

Contact us today for detailed information on your child's preferred camp in Orlando in summer 2020. 
Overnight, Educational Summer Camps for local & international students:

Fun for Individuals & Groups in June / July 2020:
• Imagination Summer Camp (offering discovery, adventure, design & activities)
• KEF Animation Camp
• KEF-R9 Ronaldo Soccer Camp
• English ESL Camp

For Groups:
• NASA & Technology Camp (offering discovery and adventure activities, 3D Game Design, Music Production, Swift App Development, Photography & Design classes, and more).
• Design Your Camp
• Intensive English plus College Prep
• Academic English Year Program.