Event

2016 Architecture / Digital Media Summer Camp

Date: June 20, 2016

Campers can choose either the architecture or the digital media track, and will be exposed to fundamental concepts of design while working within a studio environment under the direction of Architecture faculty and graduate students.

Dates: Monday, June 20 through Friday, June 24, 2016
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Architecture Design Camp

This exciting, educational and innovative summer program is a one-week commuter camp for high school students interested in gaining exposure to the world of Architecture. Students will be introduced to fundamental concepts of architecture, design and engineering through a variety of hands-on projects while working within a university studio environment.

Under the leadership of professors of architecture and graduate students, individuals will design and model a small scale intervention with emphasis placed on the relationship between form, structure and the surrounding environment. Each day projects will evolve through the design process which will include:

  • drawing
  • model making
  • field trips
  • photography
  • research
  • analysis

Students will gain insight into their work through individual and group discussions. By the end of the week, students will have a complete project to take home, which they will present at a reception for all participants and their guests.

Digital Media Camp

This exciting, educational and innovative summer program is a one-week commuter camp for high school students interested in gaining exposure to the world of digital media. Students will be introduced to fundamental concepts of design, graphics, and video while working within a university studio environment.

camp classroom

Eligibility

Participants must be enrolled in the 9th-12th grades during the 2015-2016 academic year. To participate, you must submit an application by Friday, June 3. Application packages can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. (The application also includes a recommendation from a teacher.)

A completed application does not guarantee acceptance into the program – a letter notifying applicants of acceptance into the program will be issued one week after receipt of the completed application package.

camp models

Cost

The total fee for participation is $350 for participants who submit the completed application package prior to Friday, April 15. For those who submit applications after April 15, the total fee for participation is $400.

A $100 non-refundable deposit will be requested upon notification of acceptance into the program. The remaining balance ($300, or $250 for early applicants) is due no later than Friday, June 10.

Registration and Questions

Click here to download the application package.

For further information e-mail us at soa.summercamp@udmercy.edu or call the School of Architecture at 313-993-1532.