FAQs

Q: What are the dates and rates for FashionCampNYC?
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You can see this years dates and rates here.

Q: Where is FashionCampNYC located?
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We are located in midtown Manhattan at LIM – The College for the Business of Fashion – located at 12 East 53rd Street between 5th and Madison Avenues.

Q: How many campers will be attending fashion camp?
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Enrollment is limited to 75 campers per session, with four sessions offered per summer. We accept applications on a first come, first served basis.

Q: What is included in the cost of tuition of $1295.00 (per camper)?
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All lectures, seminars, store visits, project materials, transportation during field trips, and snacks for the five-day duration. In addition, lunch will be served on the first and last day of FashionCampNYC.

Q: Who are the directors of FashionCampNYC?
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Husband and wife Gordon Josey and Fran Della Badia have successfully run FashionCampNYC since 2007. Gordon, a member of the American Camp Association, has been in the summer camp business as an owner and director for fifteen years. Fran is the President North America Retail for Coach.

Q: What kind of supervision is provided?
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In addition to the FashionCampNYC faculty, the entire program will be supervised by trained camp counselors (who are students at LIM, The College for the Business of Fashion) and the camp’s directors. Please note FashionCampNYC is a day-camp program. There is no camper supervision outside of the hours of 9:30am – 4:30pm. Campers typically come to NYC for the week with family and stay with family or friends in the NYC metro area and commute to FashionCampNYC each day.

Q: What kind of fashion experience is needed?
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No experience is needed, just enthusiasm and a passion for fashion.

Q: How old must you be to attend?
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Campers must be either entering 8th grade or be 12 years old at the start of their session.

Q: Do you have suggestions for overnight lodgings for campers outside of the New York metro area?
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Campers from outside the New York metro area traditionally stay with family or friends or at reasonably priced hotels in Manhattan. Please see this page for more information.

Q: How do I enroll?
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You can register online or by phone by calling us at 1.800.451.8806.

Q: What is a typical day like?
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Our program runs daily from 9:30am until 4:30am Monday through Friday. Click here for program details.

Q: Why should my child participate in FashionCampNYC?
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Imagine learning about the world of retail fashion from industry experts, including merchants, designers, product developers, stylists, editors and more! Meet and network with fashion professionals from visionary companies like Coach, Victoria’s Secret, Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, Cole Haan and American Eagle. This exploratory experience is unparalleled to any other for teens interested in a career in retail fashion.

Q: If I have more questions how do I contact FashionCampNYC?
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You can call 800.451.8806 or email info@fashioncampnyc.com for more information.

Q: How do I apply to work at FashionCampNYC?
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Fill out our online staff application, and a member of our recruiting team will be in touch with you.