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Sunday, June 17 – Thursday, June 21
Students entering grades 9-12
includes all activities, on-campus housing, and most meals. This camp includes an off-campus outing, and campers will need to bring spending money for one dinner and ice cream.
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Registration deadline: Friday, May 11, 2018
About the Camp
Journey with architecture professors into the wonderful world of architecture and sustainable design. Experience the richness of architectural past, present, and future. Campers are encouraged to bring their curiosity and creativity as they learn about the built environment and develop an appreciation for and the skills necessary to produce a sustainable future. Activities include design studio, workshops, seminars, field trips to building sites, and visits with local architects.
Architecture Odyssey Workshops
Introduction to the Architectural Profession
What is architecture and the role of an architect? Campers will learn about architecture and its relationship to other construction-related professions. Campers will explore educational opportunities, potential career paths, and licensing requirements. Highlights include a visit to an architect’s office and a construction site.
Introduction to Architectural Software Systems
In order to create and illustrate architectural designs, it is important to know basic drawing techniques. Campers will learn how to use several currently popular mediums including SketchUp and Photoshop.
Fun with the Ancients: Engage with Architectural History
Did you ever wonder how civilizations designed and constructed their buildings throughout the ages? These methods and styles still impress and influence our architecture today. Discover the flavors of Egyptian, Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern architecture. Campers will journey off campus to visit and view examples of historic architecture in the area.
The Design Studio
Do you love buildings? Do you think designing the layout of a building, its exterior appearance, and interior appointment is exciting? Then this workshop is for you! Campers will have the opportunity to learn the design process and create a building from initial concept to completion- including the presentation of their design.