"It’s an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in filmmaking with other people who are passionate about it."
Elise Barrett, 2023 Camper
Frequently Asked Questions
- What does the registration fee include?
- What is the daily schedule?
- How will my child be grouped with other campers?
- Who makes up the staff?
- Do you have before and/or after camp care?
- Does my child need to bring lunch?
- What are the safety precautions?
- What is Camp Flix's policy on discipline?
- In the event of an emergency, who do we contact?
- Does Camp Flix offer any scholarships?
- What is your cancellation policy?
Overnight Specific FAQs
- What are the ages for the overnight camp?
- What is the staff to camper ratio during the evening hours?
- What are the advantages of participating in the overnight program versus the day program?
- When is the drop-off and pick-up for overnight camp?
- What kind of food and housing are provided for overnight campers?
What does the registration fee include?
The registration fee covers the total cost of the camp and includes all instruction, master classes, recreation, supplies, state-of-the-art equipment, and a Camp Flix t-shirt. For overnight campers it also includes all housing and food costs.
What is the daily schedule?
Camp Flix hours are from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Monday and Tuesday will provide a broad overview of the filmmaking process and include in-depth sessions on screenwriting, directing, cinematography and editing. Both days are also dedicated to pre-production for the team's filmmaking project, including storyboarding, location scouting, scene writing, and blocking, etc. Wednesday and Thursday are our shoot days and on Friday they focus on editing and marketing of their project in preparation for walking the red carpet for their premiere.
How will my child be grouped with other campers?
Camp Flix staff members will group campers into filmmaking teams according to age and similar movie interests. If a camper has a specific interest in being an Actor, Director, Writer, Cinematographer or Editor on the team project, we will try to accommodate them.
Who makes up the staff?
The staff is comprised of local filmmakers and other industry professionals and academics who are actively working in the television, film and branded entertainment media, along with the finest college filmmakers from across the country.
Do you have before and/or after camp care?
Drop-off is as early as 8:30am at no extra charge. We do not provide after care.
Does my child need to bring lunch?
Lunch is included with the day camp registration. All campers have access to the all-you-can-eat buffet in the school cafeterias. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.
What are the safety precautions?
Camp Flix adheres to the American Camp Association code. We are dedicated to providing a safe, creative, supportive and fun environment for all who attend. There is a staff member on campus at all times that is CPR certified. Camp Flix strictly enforces a drug-free atmosphere and lifestyle. Campers are expected to follow the camp's prescribed rules of conduct.
What is Camp Flix's policy on discipline?
Camp Flix has a zero tolerance policy. Rules are provided as part of the registration process and are also available on this website. All overnight campers are provided with the camp's overnight rules of conduct and the parent or guardian must sign the document at check-in. Campers are expected to adhere to the rules. Any camper who does not adhere to the rules will be required to leave and will not be allowed any type of refund.
In the event of an emergency, who do we contact?
Prior to camp, all parents and campers will be provided with on-location contact numbers for our local Administrator, Overnight Director, and Camp Director.
Does Camp Flix offer any scholarships?
Camp Flix offers five scholarships for each of our sessions. The application period is from February 15th to April 15th. We will notify applicants by May 1st. Scholarship campers pay a discounted fee of $250, which includes lunch, and are for Day Camp only.
What is your cancellation policy?
You may change sessions up until 14 days before your scheduled session and may cancel up to 3 weeks before session start date without penalty. If you cancel within three weeks of your first session date you will be refunded 75% of payment or receive credit for a future session. If cancellation is made two weeks prior to camp, 50% of payment will be refunded or receive credit for a future session. No refund is given for cancellations made the week prior to first session date.
What are the ages for the overnight camp?
Camp Flix overnight is for campers from 11 to 17 years of age.
What is the staff to camper ratio during the evening hours?
The night staff ratio 8:1 plus there is also an Overnight Director on premises.
What are the advantages of participating in the overnight program versus the day program?
The Camp Flix overnight experience has more to offer the budding filmmaker or actor. Overnight campers will work on second project, visit with local filmmakers, actors and other guests, watch more films, etc.
When is the drop-off and pick-up for overnight camp?
Drop off is on Sunday afternoon between 4:00pm and 5:00pm. Pick-up is at the conclusion of the Friday Night Premiere, approximately 8:00pm.
What kind of food and housing are provided for overnight campers?
All camper filmmakers are housed in the university dormitories, with 2-4 campers in each room or suite. The University's cafeteria has a wide selection of foods and vegetarian options are always conveniently available. Girls and boys are in different dorms and will be supervised accordingly. Arrangements can be made for friends who are attending together by specifying a roommate preference while completing your online application.