Offsite Class | Animation Camp
at New Hampton School

Grades 7–12
Aug 4–14
New Hampton School, New Hampshire

The Walt Disney Family Museum is proud to continue its partnership with New Hampton School by supporting the school’s summer Animation Camp. During this 10-day overnight camp, students will learn about the the 12 principles of animation, storytelling, and short film development in digital 2D software from the museum’s Education Studio Manager, Travis Lacina, in both individual and group instruction sessions. 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, 1992) and Scar (The Lion King, 1994). Andreas will teach students how to draw the classic Disney character, Mickey Mouse. 

Please visit New Hampton School’s website for additional information. 

About New Hampton School

This camp is hosted by, and located at, New Hampton School (NHS) in the town of New Hampton, New Hampshire. NHS is an independent, college preparatory school for boarding and day students, grades 9-12 and postgraduate. 

Location & Dates

The camp is from Sunday, August 4th to Wednesday August 14th (with pick-up on August 15th), and will be held on New Hampton School's campus.

Grade Levels

Students entering 7th through 12th grade may apply. Enrollment is limited to 15 students, so early registration is encouraged. 


Tuition for this summer camp is NOT handled through The Walt Disney Family Museum. Cost per student is $1,900 and includes:

  • Professional Animation Instruction
  • Accommodation in our Residence Halls (double rooms with live-in supervision)
  • Meals in our Dining Hall

Please Note: Financial assistance may be available. Please visit New Hampton School’s website for more information.

Supervision & Safety

Our team of experienced, knowledgeable and caring teachers, activity and house staff support and interact with students. New Hampton School (NHS) 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. 

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