Programs of Study

Discovery Club Registration

How to Register

The program fee of  $975 covers one week of on-campus residence, all meals, all supplies, and all costs related to local transportation, admission, and food for off-campus activities. 

Registration opens Nov. 1. Register and pay your deposit of $250 by May 15 to secure your place in the program. 

How to Apply for a Scholarship

Discovery Club offers some need-based scholarships. Download the scholarship application form (pdf) for submission details. The scholarship application form and one drawing must be received by CCAD's Admissions office (via mail) by April 15.

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • Nov. 1: Online registration open
  • April 15: Scholarship application deadline
  • April 27: Scholarship award notification
  • May 15: Registration and nonrefundable deposit ($250) due
  • June 1: Tuition balance ($725) due
  • June 29: Written refund request deadline
  • July 5: Move-in and mandatory orientation
  • July 5–11: Discovery Club in session
  • July 11: Reception, exhibition, and move-out


The Major Workshops

You customize your Discovery Club experience by choosing your Major Studies focus. Each selection focuses on skills and techniques that relate to two or more of CCAD’s nine different majors.

  • Art as Entertainment (Animation, Illustration and Cinematic Arts)
  • The Power of Design (Advertising and Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design and Fashion Design)
  • Studio Arts and Visual Culture (Fine Arts and Photography)

Leisure Time and Evening Events

Group activities, including off-campus trips and on-campus fun, round out the Discovery Club program.

Outreach Programs Contact: email | admissions AT ccad DOT edu | 614.222.3261