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JUNE 18-22, 2018 | MIAMI

2018 VSA Florida Summer Camp for teens with autism and related disabilities


Animation Gets Real is presented by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs All Kids Included Initiative in partnership with Miami-Dade Public Library System and VSA Florida.

Explore the exciting world of animation and filmmaking as you learn real life skills, including:

Animation, Writing and Editing, Storyboarding, and Music Making

Who:  Students ages 13-22 with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities who are able to follow instructions, independently communicate and participate in a group setting.

When:  June 18 – 22, 2018 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Session A
9:00 am – 12:00 Noon:  Animation
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm:  Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  iPad Music

Session B
9:00 am – 12:00 Noon:  iPad Music
12:00 Noon – 1:00 pm:  Lunch
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  Animation

Where:  North Dade Regional Library | 2455 NW 183 Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33056

Program Fee (non-refundable):  $100 Miami-Dade County Residents (with proof) | $400 Non-Residents
Scholarships available to students who qualify for free or reduced lunch.

About the Animation Gets Real Instructors:

Dani Bowman, animator, author and entrepreneur will impart her animation skills while exuding enthusiastic inspiration to students with disabilities.  Dani has ASD, Asperger’s Syndrome Disorder and has been teaching animation for 6 years since she founded her company Powerlight Studios in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Clint Randles, Assistant Professor of Music Education at University of South Florida and a VSA Florida teaching artist in the Tampa Bay area, teaches iPad music, an innovative musical art form that can be adapted to everyone.  Dr. Randles teaches pre-service music teachers, works with local school districts, and conducts research on the place of creativity in the music curriculum.


Space is Limited to 30 Participants!  Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Submitting a registration form does not guarantee a spot in the program.  Priority is given to Miami-Dade County residents.

Only registration forms that are fully completed and submitted with payment in full will be accepted for enrollment.  Program registration fees are non-refundable.

Registration Deadline:  All registration forms must be received by Monday, June 4, 2018 for priority consideration.

To Register: You must complete the registration form below by the deadline date and submit payment in full for each student participating in the program.  Registration confirmations with payment instructions will be sent out by email within one week of submitting registration forms, in the order in which they were received.

For more information, contact Francine Andersen / (305) 375-4634

All Kids Included (AKI) is an initiative of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and in part through grant funding provided by The Children’s Trust.  The Children's Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their future.


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