California State Summer for the Arts - CSSSA



program overview

The mission of CSSSA is to annually provide a select number of California high school students of the visual, literary, performing and media arts with an intensive learning experience conducted by distinguished arts professionals, designed to enhance the students’ artistic skills and to develop their understanding as individuals of their potential for growth as creative artists.

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Specialization(s): Arts and Creative Fields

Selectivity: Selective

Location:  CalArts - Located 30 miles north of downtown L.A., CalArts occupies 60 acres on hills overlooking the incorporated city of Santa Clarita, which encompasses the towns of Valencia, Newhall, Saugus and Canyon Country.

Duration: 4 weeks

Financial Aid:  A financial aid request form is included in the application and must be submitted along with the application by February 28th at 6pm PST.