Animation Camp


Animation Camp Summer 2020

Our Animation Camp is hosted at New Hampton School in partnership with The Walt Disney Family Museum (WDFM). In this  overnight camp, students will learn the 12 principles of animation, storytelling, and short film development in digital 2D. With individual and group instruction from Travis Lacina, WDFM Education Studio Manager.

Students will benefit from six hours of instruction every day working on individual animation projects hosted in the school's animation lab, fully equipped with Wacom tablets and Apple technology.
The animation class will also welcome a special guest instructor via Skype, Andreas Deja, a long-time Disney animator best known for his work on Jafar (Aladdin) and Scar (The Lion King). Andreas will teach students how to draw the classic Disney character, Mickey Mouse.
When students aren't learning the art of animation, there will be extracurricular evening and weekend activities including sports, off-campus trips to area attractions, swimming and other fun summer activities.
Location & Dates
The camp is held on New Hampton School's campus. 2020 dates coming soon!
Grade Levels
Students entering 7th through 12th grade may apply. Enrollment is limited to 15 students, so early registration is encouraged!

  • Professional Animation Instruction
  • Accommodation in our Residence Halls (double rooms with live-in supervision)
  • Meals in our Dining Hall
Supervision & Safety
Our team of experienced, knowledgeable and caring teachers, activity and house staff support and interact with students. New Hampton School is located in the small town of New Hampton, New Hampshire where the close-knit community values respect, responsibility and safety. For further reassurance, NHS employs overnight security for the campus and safeguards that residential houses are secured each night. 


Meet the Staff

List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Travis Lacina

    Travis Lacina 

    Instructor, WDFM Education Studio Manager
  • Photo of Amy Wilson

    Amy Wilson 

    Director of Visual and Performing Arts, Visual Arts Faculty
  • Photo of Charlie Smith

    Charlie Smith 

    Visual Arts Faculty
  • Photo of Ellory Shackett

    Ellory Shackett 

    History Faculty
  • Photo of Ryan Daye

    Ryan Daye 

    Academic Support Program Faculty
  • Photo of Mary Santos

    Mary Santos 

    Admission Outreach Coordinator
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