Residential Summer Camp

Residential Summer Camp

DATES 2019: 1 week camp 4th–11th August or 11th–18th August or 18th-25th August; 2 -week camp 4th-18th August or 11th-25th August; 3-week camp 4th-25th August
1, 2 or 3 weeks
12-13 & 14-17
1 week £1350; 2 weeks £2600; 3 weeks £3850
Culford School, Bury Saint Edmunds IP28 6TX
Dear YFA team, Thank you Young Film Academy for giving me the opportunity to work with so many people who are as passionate about creating films as I am. I can honestly say that the last two years of YFA summer camps combined have been the best four weeks of my life. You have helped me learn so much about myself and realise that creating films is what I love doing!
Megan Sedgwick (aged 17, Summer Camp 2016 & 2017)

For young people who love films, whether it’s creating them or acting in them, YFA's all-inclusive Summer Camp is a dream come true: a chance to eat, sleep and breathe movies! This year the camp is held at Culford School, one of the UK's leading boarding schools, and includes all board, meals, tuition, excursions, equipment and activities.

Click the link at the bottom of this page to download the full YFA SUMMER CAMP BROCHURE

Students on YFA Summer Camp will divide into 2 crews: FILMMAKING CREW (for aspiring filmmakers) & ACTING CREW (for aspiring actors). Students choose which Crew they wish to join for the duration of their camp.

Each Crew will develop specialised skills in their own disciplines though practical exercises, workshops and masterclasses with film industry professionals. And because we passionately believe that the best way to learn to is get out there and DO it, the Filmmaking and Acting Crews will then combine in teams to work together for the production of the movies. 

Each week of YFA Summer Camp culminates in a Premiere Screening of all the completed movies for friends and family in the onsite cinema. There’ll be a packed house, behind-the- scenes special features telling the real story of how that movie got made, and we’re guessing some blooper-reels too... 

And when we're not on set...

And when students aren’t on set, there’ll be oodles of great fun indoor and outdoor activities on offer for them to enjoy, including swimming, football, tennis, table tennis, basketball, dance, drama, film screenings, movie quizzes, talent show, excursions, competitions, games and more!

2019 Dates

1 week camp £1350
Sunday 4th – Sunday 11th August 2019
Sunday 11th – Sunday 18th August 2019

Sunday 18th – Sunday 25th August 2019

2-week camp £2600
Sunday 4th– Sunday 18th August 2019
Sunday 11th– Sunday 25th August 2019

3-week camp £3850
Sunday 4th-Sunday 25th August 2019

To book your place, email with your preferred dates. We will then send you a registration form, a copy of our Terms & Conditions and deposit payment instructions of £300 per week of attendance to confirm your booking.

Young Film Academy is an approved candidate for accreditation by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) for Independent Further and Higher Education as a short course provider and can therefore issue Short Term Study Visa Letters.

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