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Are you searching for a quality summer arts program for adults in the CT  / NYC area? The Mayapple Center provides 5-day summer programs in the fields of music, creative writing, theatre, visual arts, and humanities. Situated in Stamford CT (just one hour north of NYC), our summer programs are open to adults ages 18+ with two years of college experience, and are taught by leading specialists in their respective fields. Our diverse programs are offered in a retreat environment where the distractions of quotidian life are suspended, freeing participants and faculty to pursue artistic and intellectual passions.

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Summer & Year-Round Arts Programs:
- 5-day summer programs for adults in the fields of music, creative writing, humanities, visual arts & theatre
- Weekend programs for primary & college students aimed to increase cultural literacy
- 30 day residencies for artists & scholars
- Humanitarian retreats for individuals that focus on therapy; these retreats are staffed by volunteers & are tuition-free
- Humanities forums that discuss the state of the arts & humanities and propose creative solutions to 21st century issues
- Study abroad programs to promote study of the arts & humanities

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The Candle Academy in Jamaica & Online
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• Immerse yourself this spring or summer in the exciting world of candle making, encaustic art, and wax painting with an intensive course in Jamaica (new location information to follow. Contact us for details of accommodation).

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• In addition to our on-site programs, students may also study via distance learning, with candle making courses taught Live via Skype and email correspondence.

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- Alexandra, France

"Even being an existing candlemaker for many years, I was very inspired."
- Mel, Australia
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- Taught in English or French

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ID Tech Camps, Connecticut
Courses / Programs
iD Tech Camps offers immersive technology summer camp programs for kids and teens in over 80 prestigious universities in the USA, including Wesleyan University in Middletown CT, University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport CT, and Yale University in New Haven CT. Weeklong day camps and overnight camps are available for kids & teens ages 7-17. Additionally, iD Tech Academies (including the iD Programming and iD Film Academies) provide 2-week long overnight programs for teens ages 13-18. 

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iD Programming Academy:
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iD Film Academy:
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PAST Foundation
Courses / Programs
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Courses / Programs
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The English Language Institute at Notre Dame of Maryland University
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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.

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• 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:
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Broadreach College, Raleigh
Courses / Programs
Broadreach College, the college division of Broadreach, offers accredited summer courses abroad for college students in the Caribbean, Latin America, South Africa & many more locations. Located in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina and backed by nineteen years of experience in running educational programs for thousands of young adults, Broadreach College combines the finest elements of experiential learning, traditional classroom learning and service learning with international travel and cultural exchange to provide extraordinary expeditions and study abroad opportunities. Our most popular programs include ecology and conservation, marine sciences, language and culture programs, wilderness and outdoor leadership.

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Summer Programs in

Marine Science:
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Natural Science:
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Leadership:
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Languages:
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* French Language & Culture
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