SU College of Ag set to hold Fashion Design & Apparel Entrepreneurship Summer Camp

Baton Rouge, La. – The Fashion and Business Laboratory (FAB Lab) in the SU College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences (CAFCS) will host its Youth Leadership Program summer camp from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., July 17 – 28, 2023.


The camp is open to students ages 12 – 18 and will be held in the FAB Lab in Pinkie Thrift Hall on the Southern University campus.


During the two-week camp, students will learn about textiles, fashion design, and apparel entrepreneurship.


To apply to the camp, the student must write a one-page essay explaining his/her interest in fashion and apparel entrepreneurship and highlighting their leadership skills and academic excellence, along with a $25 registration fee and a completed waiver form.


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For additional information about the FAB Lab and its Youth Leadership Program’s summer camp contact, Dr. Samii Kennedy Benson, Assistant Professor of Apparel Merchandising and Textiles in the CAFCS at


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