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The Altos de Chavón School of Design, is providing summer camps for teens at their La Romana Campus. If you have teenager who would like to polish their art skills or learn some new techniques, here’s your chance to enroll them in a summer camp right here in Casa de Campo!

There will be 5 workshops for teens 11 – 17 years old, starting on July 4th through July 29th each just 2 weeks long. With excellent teachers, they’ll show your kids the ins and outs of Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography and Video Edit, Fine Arts, and Fashion Design. Just let your teen select the camp that’s right for them!

Don’t let your teen’s miss out on all the knowledge and experience they will gain with these hands on courses right here in the La Romana Campus, just minutes away from home. See more details and what each workshop offers below.


Graphic Design Chavon Teens Summer Camp

Dates: July 4th- 15th, Mon-Fri 9am-12m

Sessions: 10

Cost: RD $ 10,000

What is it about: Learn the basic concepts of Graphic Design, its history and the different areas that apply these techniques. Participants will complete 2 projects, from the initial sketch all the way to the digital outcome. The first one is to create a logo with a proposal on how to apply it, and the second will be a design for a T-shirt or cup.

Teacher: Anita Sanchez. Graphic Designer, Visual artist, and journalist, she graduated from the Altos de Chavón School of Design, and has more than 15 years of experience giving conferences, classes and workshops. She has worked as an editorial designer, and has published children’s books illustrations for the Ministry of Education. Anita has been the social media and campaign manager for Bavaro Adventure Park, Dalias Punta Cana, Alianza Misionera, Dekhome y NH Hotel, among others. She has participated in several contests here in the Dominican Republic and also in Argentina, Spain and the USA.


Interior Design Chavon Teens Summer Camp

Dates: July 4th- 15th, Mon-Fri 9am-12m

Sessions: 10

Cost: RD $ 10,000

What is it about: Learn how to design various spaces, such as home and office, based on a specific client’s needs, and to propose esthetic and functional solutions when needed. Teens will learn about color, drawing, composition, lighting, furniture design and budget, along with textures, decoration, projects, models, and more!  

Teacher: Norkelly Acosta. Born in Barahona, she studied Environmental Design at UNPHU and Fine Arts and Illustration in the Altos de Chavón School of Design. She went on to study Art Critic at Node Center in Berlin, Germany, and has worked on several murals as part of “Transitando RD”  and “Muralizando RD”. Her work is very personal, genuine and symbolic.



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Dates: July 4th- 15th, Mon-Fri 2-5pm

Sessions: 10

Cost: RD $ 10,000

What is it about: Your teens will be able to show you everything they do during the summer with pictures! Learn all the basics in photography, how to capture light, photo composition and take awesome portraits. Aso learn video techniques, language, hardware, how to put together a video and how to edit it using tools such as Adobe Premier, and Adobe Encore.

Teacher: Aaron Vargas. A graduate from Altos de Chavón, he has 14 years of experience in Visual Communication, and a Masters in 3D Animation (Madrid, 2011). He is also a musician and enjoys teaching. Aaron specializes in digital media such as Graphic Design, Web, Illustration, Multimedia, 2D/ 3D Animation, Photography, and Film, among others.

Carlos Avila: Graduated from Chavón as a Digital Designer and ITLA in the areas of Multimedia and Multimedia. Carlos worked for many years as an Art and Digital Media Director in 5th and Ocean, Miami, where he worked with Victoria’s Secret, New Era Cap. He founded Artec Digital Agency RD, where they develop various digital and visual communications designs.



Dates: July 18th- 29th, Mon-Fri 9am-12m

Sessions: 10

Cost: RD$ 10,000

What is it about: Learn to paint, draw, illustrate and sculpt, and see things in a non-traditional way. Teens will also work with Comic-Manga, and create action figures and toys. They will be able to see how Fine Arts impact different day to day activities and media, such as comics, film and video games.

Teacher: Breilin Montero. Born in Santo Domingo, he is a graduate from the National School of Fine Arts in Altos de Chavón. He has participated in various comics projects, and was responsible for the illustration of the Mama Ines Coffee relaunch. He has worked in the film industry, designing props for National Geographic and the film “El Vuelo del Turpial”. Breilin won 1st place and honorable mention in the Fundacion Casa de Teatro contest, and was a finalist in the Diario Libre Contemporary Art contest.



Dates: July 18th – 29th, Mon-Fri 2-5pm

Sessions: 10

Cost: RD $ 10,000

What is it about: Fashion lovers will learn how to go from starting the creative process: creating a mood board and sketching, to making it all come to life with the finished product. They will be introduced to textiles and how to work with them.

Teacher: Luis Hidalgo. Graduated from Altos de Chavón in Fashion Design, he has more than 10 years of experience teaching Fashion Illustration and has illustrated for Dominicana Moda. His blog, “Garabatiario” and his project 365 has been featured in many important national and international publications. He won honorable mention in the XXVII Bienal de Artes Visuales in Santo Domingo in 2013.

Caroll Maura: Studied Fashion in the Giannina Azar School, Mercy Jaquez Technical Institute, and the Altos de Chavón School of Design. Later on she moved to Madrid to the Instituto Europeo di Design (I.E.D) and won the contest “-CO2+DESIGN”. She currently works in Madrid, Spain, as Fashion Designer and Illustrator.


For more information and to enroll your child please contact:

Telephone: (809) 523-8011 • 523-8172 • 523-8612

Email: specialprograms@altosdechavon.com

Website: www.altosdechavon.edu.do


Chavón Santo Domingo

Founded in 1983, The Altos de Chavón School of Design offers careers in applied arts in the areas of Fine Arts, Visual Communication and Fashion. This type of intensive two-year program provides the graduates with an associate degree at a technical level, which provides them with a solid education that enables participants to compete as professionals in the field of design and arts both locally and internationally.

Graduates of the School of Design are eligible to transfer directly to Parsons School of Design in New York. More than 2,000 Dominicans and students from around the world have graduated from the School of Design, demonstrating that a solid background in design, parallel to an emphasis on the development of the industry is the best formula for a successful career.

The highly practical and market-oriented curriculum, provides students with a unique set of skills that allows them to be easily inserted into the work environment.