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About Camp Architecture:

Camp Architecture offers different activities, field trips, and hands on design fun.

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Camp Architecture

Camp Architecture

For students entering grades 3-8
$325 / camper / week

Registration Open!

Week 1: June 5 – 9, 2017
Week 2: June 12 – 16, 2017
Week 3: June 19 – 23, 2017

About Camp Architecture

This summer, Camp Architecture will explore design through tours, sketching, model building, and other activities.

More details and information for 2017 Camp Architecture coming soon!

High School Design Studio

High School Design Studio

For students entering grades 9-12
$550 / camper

Registration Open!

June 12 – 23, 2017

Two-week camp

About High School Design Studio

At High School Design Studio, students will be introduced to the world of design and architecture in week one and the design studio process in week two.

More details and information for 2017 High School Design Studio coming soon!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do Camp Architecture and High School Design Studio take place?

Both programs take place at the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University, where the school’s studio spaces and other resources can be utilized.

How will campers be split into groups?

Campers in both Camp Architecture and High School Design Studio will be split into groups based on grade level. While Camp Architecture is open to children entering grades 3 through 8, campers will only be in groups with campers close in age. Programming and activities will be appropriately tailored to each group. High School Design Studio participants will generally be divided with rising high school freshmen and sophomores in one group, juniors and seniors in another.

When can I find out more information about the programming my child will be doing as part of Camp Architecture or High School Design Studio?

Our programming committees are currently working hard to develop a fun, educational and enriching camp program for your child. More specific details including the schedule for the week will be available prior to the start of camp.

Who will be overseeing my child during camp?

Campers will be placed into groups with 5-8 other children and will be directly overseen by a Camp Counselor. The Camp Counselors are college students studying architecture, design, landscape architecture, or city and regional planning. All Camp Counselors go through training and are required to obtain both BCI and FBI background checks. The Camp Counselors are overseen by a Camp Director who is in charge of the day to day running of the camp.

What are the hours of the camps and is there an after care option?

Camp runs 9am-3pm daily. Daily flexible drop off from 8am-9am and flexible pick-up from 3:00pm-4:00pm is provided for Camp Architecture participants. Supervision is not provided for High School Design Studio participants before 9am or after 3pm, but HSDS participants may participate in Camp Architecture before/after care if needed. A late fee of $1 per minute, per child will be collected if your child is picked up after 4:00pm. Please note that on the last day of each program (Friday), there is no flexible pick up, the camp ends at 3pm following the parent exhibition.

How does parent pick-up and drop-off work? How do I park on campus?

Pick-up and Drop-off happens along Ives Drive, to the south of the Knowlton School of Architecture. This is a No Parking zone, so we will have counselors available to greet parents and bring their child(ren) out to the waiting car. We do ask that parents park and come into the school on the first day of camp to meet the camp directors and counselors and to make sure we have all of the necessary paperwork for their child. On the last day of the camp, we have a parent open house and presentation/exhibition of the activities done throughout the camp. For these days, public parking is available in the nearby Tuttle Park garage.

What is the cost of Camp Architecture?

The cost of the one-week Camp Architecture is $325 / camper.

What is the cost of High School Design Studio?

The cost of the two-week High School Design Studio program is $550 / camper.

Do you provide scholarships for Camp?

Yes, need-based scholarship requests can be found at this link: http://www.columbuscfad.org/camp-architecture/register/scholarships/

To be considered for a scholarship, campers will need to have a teacher, principal, or non-family member adult fill out a recommendation form, found here: http://www.columbuscfad.org/camp-architecture/register/scholarships/recommendation/

Do campers need to provide their own lunch?

Campers must bring their own lunch and water bottle daily. NOTE: Refrigeration will not be provided.