Creativity Camp: Summer 2014

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Creativity Labs presents a fun way to kick up your creativity this summer. Spend the morning learning all about creativity from the pros. Then in the afternoon, apply your learning to a creative team project. Along the way, get coaching and mentoring on how to turn your imagination into reality.

Who

  • writers
  • techies
  • inventors
  • musicians
  • designers
  • performers
  • visual artists
  • photographers
  • videographers
  • entrepreneurs
  • anything-elsers
  • the kind of people who might someday want to work at a creative agency

Learn

  • Unlock your creative passion
  • Discover what makes you unique
  • Find your groove in the creative process
  • Collaborate with other creatives
  • Find out what blocks you and how to get back into flow
  • Learn how to turn your passion into a money-making machine

Best Fit

  • High school and college students
  • Someone who would love to invest a week in a creative project and could use some coaching

Mentors

kenKen Kinard
Founder, Chief Creative, Coach
Accent Interactive
www.kenkinard.com

sueSue Kline
Writer, Coach
Accent Interactive
www.accentinteractive.com

Chris ValottaChris Valotta
Designer
Accent Interactive
www.accentinteractive.com

viennaVienna Huso
Photographer
Accent Interactive
www.accentinteractive.com

Projects

Participants will be creating a team project during the week. It will involve telling a story using multimedia, such as video. We will help you shape your team project as we go along. Come ready to contribute your skills and bring an open mind about what your team might create.

  • laptop and/or iPad
  • curiosity
  • whatever tools your creative work requires


“Creativity Camp helped me grow as a person, learn about what goes on during the process of creativity, and will highly benefit me during future projects.”

Rachel B

“Creativity Camp was super fun. My favorite parts were the QuickFire Challenges and the way the team worked together to finish our project by Friday.”

Happy Camper from Creativity Camp 2014

“Collaboration generates amazing energy. Entering into the creative process together brings wonder and surprise every time.”

Angie
Accent Interactive

“I’m a writer and mostly work alone. Creativity Labs feed my relational, playful sides. And each of the labs I’ve participated in has given me a tool—sometimes just a word or image—to get me past that nasty place called Stuck.”

“Working through the challenges at Creativity Labs has paid off for me as a photographer. This experience has changed the way I look through my lens. I’m seeing light, shape, line and texture in a whole new way.”

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Creativity is a skill. You get better by practicing it. Together we challenge each other to be our best.
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Creativity Camp is more about the process than the product. You will put tools in your toolbox that will carry you through your entire career.
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If it’s not fun, you’re not doing it right. Kids are naturally creative. Stay playful and see what happens.
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The hallmark of the creative person is mental flexibility. This is where you learn it.
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You can’t find good solutions unless you ask the right questions. Learn how to keep the conversation going and explore the possibilities.
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Steve Jobs once said, “Real artists ship.” The creative life is not for pie-in-the-sky idealists, it’s for people who actually deliver.

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Articles

Ken writes on topics like creativity, work, and productivity. Learn from his discoveries…and his mistakes.

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Coaching

Get clarity on your life purpose, honor your values, and make a bigger impact. With Ken you go farther faster.

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Podcast

Ken and Mike co-host a podcast called WorkWise: The Growth Mindset for Wisdom at Work. Listen in.

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