2018 Architecture Summer Programs

Are you interested in studying architecture? Looking for a summer program to prep you for entering design school? Listed below are over 100 summer programs from all over the globe. Check it out!

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Are you interested in studying architecture? Looking for a summer program to prepare you for school? Listed below are over 100 unique programs from all across the globe. Find the summer program that is right for you.

UNITED STATES

ALABAMA

Auburn

Auburn University: Architecture Camp
June 10 – 15; July 8 – 13, 2018
http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/auburnyouthprograms/architecture.htm
Birmingham

Auburn University: Industrial Design
June 17 – 22; July 8 – 13, 2018 (1 week)
http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/opce/auburnyouthprograms/designworkshop.htm
Tuskegee

Tuskegee University: PACT
TBA
https://www.tuskegee.edu/programs-courses/colleges-schools/tsacs/pact-summer-program

ARIZONA

Mayer

Arcosanti: Workshops
Contact Arcosanti for Dates
http://arcosanti.org/workshops
Tempe

Arizona State University: Summer Design Primer
June 11 – July 13, 2018 (1 Month)
https://design.asu.edu/resources/design-primer
Tuscon

University of Arizona: Camp Architecture
TBA
http://capla.arizona.edu/events/camp-architecture

ARKANSAS

Fayetteville

University of Arkansas: Design Camp
TBA
http://fayjones.uark.edu/news-and-events/design-camp.php

CALIFORNIA

Berkeley

University of California at Berkeley: Summer Institute in Environmental Design
July 2 – August 10, 2018 (6 weeks) – College Graduates
http://ced.berkeley.edu/academics/summer-programs/summer-institute/

July 2 – 27, 2018 (4 weeks) – High School
http://ced.berkeley.edu/academics/summer-programs/embarc-design-academy/

June 3 – August 4, 2018 (5 weeks) – College
http://ced.berkeley.edu/academics/summer-programs/discovery/
Girls Garage
June / July 2018 (1 week)
http://girlsgarage.org/programs/summer-camp/
 Los Angeles

Architecture + Design Museum
Contact A + D Museum for dates of workshops held throughout the year
http://aplusd.org
University of California at Los Angeles: Jumpstart Summer Institute
TBA
http://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/Architecture/overview.htm

TBA (2 or 3 weeks)
http://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/TeenArchStudio

Los Angeles Institute of Architecture and Design
http://www.laiad.com/
Southern California Institute of Architecture
TBA (college students) – Making and Meaning
https://sciarc.edu/academics/summer-programs/making-and-meaning/

TBA (4 weeks) (high school students) – Design Immersion Days
https://sciarc.edu/academics/summer-programs/design-immersion-days/
University of Southern California: Exploration of Architecture
June 17 – July 14, 2018 (4 weeks); June 17 – July 1, 2017 (2 weeks)
https://arch.usc.edu/programs/summer/explore
Woodbury University: High School Summer Academy
Monday, June 25 – Friday, July 27, 2018 (5 weeks) – Monday/Wednesday/Friday only
https://woodbury.edu/academics/summer-programs/hs-summer-academy/

Woodbury University: Architecture Camp

TBA (3 weeks) – Monday-Friday only (4th – 8th grade)
https://woodbury.edu/summer-architecture-camp/

Riverside

California Baptist University – Riverside, CA – Summer Day Camp
TBA (1 week)

http://cavad.calbaptist.edu/summer17

San Diego

Newschool of Architecture and Design: High School Design Experience
TBA (2 weeks)
http://newschoolarch.edu/academics/summer-courses/
San Francisco

Architectural Foundation of San Francisco: Summer Design Institute
TBA (3 weeks)

http://www.afsf.org/programs/build-san-francisco-summer-design-institute/

California College of The Arts: Pre-College
June 25 – July 20, 2018 (4 weeks)

https://www.cca.edu/academics/precollege
California College of the Arts: Making Architecture
TBA
http://makingarchitecture.cca.edu/
San Luis Obispo

California Poly State University: Summer Career Workshop
June 24 – July 20, 2018 (4 weeks)

https://architecture.calpoly.edu/about/summer-career

CONNECTICUT

New Haven

Yale University: EXPLO 360
June 24 – July 14; July 15 – August 4, 2018 (3 weeks) (10th-12th grade)
http://www.explo.org/360/yale

FLORIDA

Boca Raton

Florida Atlantic University: Architecture Summer Program
June 18-29; July 9-20, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://www.idac.fau.edu/design/HSSI.html
Gainesville

University of Florida: Summer Design Exploration
June 17 – July 6, 2018 (3 weeks)
https://dcp.ufl.edu/architecture/summer-design-exploration/
Miami

University of Miami: Summer Scholars Program
July 7 – 27, 2018 (3 weeks, full-time in-residence)
http://ssp.dcie.miami.edu

GEORGIA

Atlanta

Georgia Institute of Technology: Pre-College Summer Program
TBA (2 weeks)
https://design.gatech.edu/precollege
Marietta

Kennesaw State University: Summer Design Workshop
TBA (3 weeks)
http://cacm.kennesaw.edu/architecture/programs/summer-design-workshop.php
Savannah

Savannah College of Arts & Design: Rising Star
June 17 – July 20, 2018 (5 weeks)
http://www.scad.edu/admission/admission-information/pre-college/rising-star
Savannah College of Arts & Design: SCAD Summer Seminars
June 24 – 29, July 8 – 13, July 15 – 20, July 22 – 27, July 29 – Aug. 3, 2018 (1 week)
http://www.scad.edu/academics/pre-college-summer-programs/scad-summer-seminars

IDAHO

Moscow

University of Idaho: Summer Design Week
TBA(1 week)
http://www.uidaho.edu/caa/news/annual-events/summer-design-week

ILLINOIS

Chicago

Institute of Technology – Chicago, IL – Experiment in Architecture / IntroARCH
June 17 – 30; July 8 – 21, 2018 (2 weeks)
https://arch.iit.edu/study/eia
Institute of Technology – Chicago, IL – Introarch: Grad Prep Course

July 30 – August 13, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://arch.iit.edu/admissions/introarch
University of Illinois at Chicago
July 9 – August 3, 2018 (4 weeks)
http://arch.uic.edu/YArch (college students/working professionals)
TBA (1 week)
http://arch.uic.edu/HiArch (high school students)
National Organization of Minority Architects: Project Pipeline
TBA
https://www.i-noma.org/project-pipeline-summer-camp

School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Summer Institute Residency Program
TBA (2 weeks)
http://www.saic.edu/ecp
Carbondale

Southern Illinois University: Architecture Camp
TBA
http://kidarch.siuc.edu/
http://conferenceservices.siu.edu/camps-youth-programs/architecture-camp.php
Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign: Discover Architecture
June 17 – 30; July 8 – 21, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://www.arch.illinois.edu/degrees/discover-architecture-pre-college-program#section-1
Elgin

Judson University: Architecture Discovery Workshop
TBA (1 week)
http://arch.judsonu.edu/architecture-discovery-workshop/
Oak Park

Frank Lloyd Trust: Design Camps
TBA
http://flwright.org/programs/designcamps/individualsessions
http://cal.flwright.org/programs/youthfamily/designcamps

INDIANA

Muncie

Ball State University: DesignWorks Summer Academy
July 8 – 20, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://bsu.edu/cap/designworks
Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame: Career Discovery
June 17 – 29, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://architecture.nd.edu/academics/professional-development/career-discovery/

IOWA

Ames

Iowa State University: Design Dimensions Camp
TBA (1 week)
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/camping

https://www.design.iastate.edu/future-students/k12outreach/

LOUISIANA

New Orleans

Tulane University: Career Explorations in Architecture
July 8 – 28, 2018 (3 weeks)
http://architecture.tulane.edu/programs/summer-high-school-program

Baton Rouge

Louisiana State University: Architecture Camp
June 10 – 15, 2018 (1 week)
http://www.outreach.lsu.edu/Pre-K-12/Architecture-Design-Workshop
Lafayette

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Summer 2018- Dates TBA (2 weeks)
https://architecture.louisiana.edu/prospective-students/schedule-your-visit-today/design-discovery-summer-camp

MARYLAND

Baltimore

Maryland Institute College of Art: Summer PreCollege
June 23 – July 7, 2018 (2 weeks); July 7 – 28, 2018 (3 weeks); June 23 – July 28, 2018 (5 weeks)
http://www.mica.edu/precollege
College Park

University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars
July 8 – 27, 2018 (3 weeks)
https://oes.umd.edu/middle-high-school-students/terp-young-scholars

MASSACHUSSETS

Boston

Boston Architectural College: Summer Academy
TBA (5 weeks)
http://www.the-bac.edu/education-programs/summer-academy
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Urban Frames
Contact School of Dates
http://www.urbanframe.org/ – !2015-three-public-squares/c11cd

Cambridge

Harvard University: Career Discovery
June 18 – July 27, 2018 (6 weeks)
http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/careerdiscovery/
Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst: Summer Design Academy
TBA (3 weeks)
http://www.umass.edu/summer/precollege.html

MICHIGAN

Ann Arbor

University of Michigan: ArcStart
July 9 – July 30, 2017 (3 weeks)
http://taubmancollege.umich.edu/architecture/high-school-programs/arcstart
Berrien Springs

Andrews University: Renaissance Kids 2017
TBA
https://www.andrews.edu/said/renaissance-kids
Bloomfield Hills

Cranbrook Summer Art Institute: Summer Art Institute
TBA
http://www.cranbrookart.edu/Pages/SummerInstitute.html
Detroit

University of Detroit Mercy: Architecture Design Camp
TBA (1 week)
arch.udmercy.edu/camp

Lawrence Technological University: Summer Camp
June 25 – 29; July 9 – 13; July 16 – 20; July 23 – 27, 2018 (all 1 week)
http://www.ltu.edu/community_k12/summer_camps.asp

MINNESOTA

Minneapolis

Weisman Art Museum: Teen Architecture Workshop
July 30 – August 3, 2018 (1 week)
http://wam.umn.edu/visit/workshops/

MISSISSIPPI

Starkville

Mississippi State University: Design Discovery
June 8 – 15, 2018 (1 week)
http://www.sarc.msstate.edu/caad_web/sarc/designdiscovery.php

MISSOURI

Kansas City 

University of Missouri at Kansas City: Design Discovery
June 4 – 6, 2018 (High School and College Students)
http://info.umkc.edu/aupd/design-discovery-program/
St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis: Architecture Discovery Program
July 8 –23, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://www.samfox.wustl.edu/summer/adp

NEBRASKA

Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Career Explorations
June 17 – 22, 2018 (1 week)
http://architecture.unl.edu/prospective-student/high-school-workshops

NEW JERSEY

Newark

New Jersey Institute of Technology: Summer Architecture + Design
TBA (1 week)
http://design.njit.edu/coadprograms/summer.php

NEW YORK

New York City

Barnard College: Summer in the City
TBA (4 weeks)
http://barnard.edu/summer
Center for Architecture: Architecture Camps
TBA (week long Architecture Camps Grades 3-12)
http://www.cfafoundation.org/summer
City College of New York: Summer Architecture Career Lab
TBA (4 weeks)
https://ssa.ccny.cuny.edu/programs-centers/other-programs/summer-arch-career-lab/
Columbia University: Introduction to Architecture 
Contact School for Dates
https://www.arch.columbia.edu/programs/2-intro-to-architecture
Cooper Union: Summer Program in Architecture
TBA (4 weeks)
http://cooper.edu/architecture/school-architecture-summer-programs

The Institute
Introduction
Parsons The New School For Design: Summer Studies in Constructed Environments
TBA (5 weeks)
http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/summer-studies-in-constructed-environments/
Brooklyn

Pratt Institute: Pre-College Summer Program
TBA(4 weeks)
http://ww.pratt.edu/precollege
Ithaca

Cornell University: Introduction to Architecture
TBA(6 weeks)
http://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/programs/index.php?v=arch&s=Overview
Old Westbury

New York Institute of Technology: Exploring Architecture in Manhattan
TBA (4 weeks)
http://www.nyit.edu/nyit_academy/exploring_architecture_in_manhattan
Syracuse

Syracuse University: Summer College
TBA (4-week, 3-credit program)
http://summercollege.syr.edu/program/architecture/
Troy

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Architecture Career Discovery Program
TBA (2 weeks)
http://summer.rpi.edu/programs

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Architecture Summer Program
June 10 – June 16, 2018 (1 week)
http://coaa.uncc.edu/academics/school-of-architecture/summer-camp-0

Raleigh

North Carolina State University: Summer Studios
June 11 – 15; July 23 – 27, 2018 (6th, 7th &  8th Grade); June 11 – 15; July 23 –27, 2018 (High School); (day)
June 24 – 30; July 8 – 14, 2018 (11th & 12th Grade) (overnight) (1 week)
design.ncsu.edu/designcamp

OHIO

Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati: DAAP Camp Summer Experiences
TBA (Residential)
TBA Cincinnati Architecture Mentoring Program (CAMP)
http://daap.uc.edu/daapcamps.html
Oxford

Miami University Summer Scholars Program
TBA (2 weeks)
miamioh.edu/summerscholars

OKLAHOMA

Norman

University of Oklahoma: Architecture Summer Academy
Contact School for Dates
https://pacs.ou.edu/precollegiate/9th-12th-grade/architecture-summer-academy/
Stillwater

Oklahoma State University: Discover Architecture
June 11 – 16, 2018 (1 week)
http://arch-ceat.okstate.edu/discover-architecture

OREGON

Eugene

University of Oregon: Summer Architecture Academy
Contact the School for Dates (4 weeks)
https://archenvironment.uoregon.edu/summer-architecture-academy
Portland

University of Oregon: Design Camp
Contact the School for Dates
https://aaa.uoregon.edu/uo-design-camp
Portland State University: 2017 Architecture Summer Immersion Program
TBA (4 weeks)
https://www.pdx.edu/architecture/summer_immersion

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia

Design Science Lab: Chestnut Hill College
June 17–25, 2018 (1 week)
http://www.designsciencelab.com
Drexel University: Discovering Architecture
TBA (2 weeks)
http://www.drexel.edu/westphal/about/summerHighschoolProgram/Summer_Programs_ARCH/
University of Pennsylvania Architecture: Summer at Penn
July 1 – 28, 2018 Residential (4 weeks); July 2 – 27, 2018 Day (4 weeks)
http://jkcp.com/architecture
Temple University: Architecture Institute
July 9 – 20, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://tyler.temple.edu/continuing-education-program/architecture-institute
Pittsburgh

Carnegie Mellon University: Pre-College Architecture
TBA (3 weeks); TBA (6 weeks)
http://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/pre-college-architecture
Mill Run

Fallingwater High School Residency
June 23 – 30; July 21 – 28, 2018
http://www.fallingwater.org/142
Scranton

Marywood University: Design Your Future, PreCollege Summer Workshop
TBA (2 weeks)
http://www.marywood.edu/architecture/design-your-future/index.html

State College

Pennsylvania State University: Architecture & Landscape Architecture Summer Camp
TBA (1 week)
https://stuckeman.psu.edu/arch/programs/summercamp

RHODE ISLAND

Providence

Rhode Island School of Design: Pre-College Architecture
TBA
http://precollege.risd.edu/wp/
Bristol

Roger Williams University: Summer Academy – Experience Architecture
July 9 – August 4, 2018 (4 weeks)
https://www.rwu.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/saahp/special-programs/high-school-summer-academy

SOUTH CAROLINA

Clemson

Clemson University: Designing the Built Environment
TBA (1 week)
http://www.clemson.edu/summer-scholars

TENNESSEE

Knoxville

University of Tennessee: Design Matters Camp
TBA (1 week)
http://archdesign.utk.edu/news-events/design-matters-camp/

TEXAS

Austin

University of Texas at Austin: Summer Academy
TBA (5 weeks)
http://soa.utexas.edu/apply/summer-academy-architecture
College Station

Texas A&M University: Camp ARCH
TBA (1 week)
http://www.arch.tamu.edu/news/camparch/
Houston

University of Houston: Summer Discovery Program
TBA (5 weeks)
http://www.wonderworkshouston.org/
San Antonio

University of Texas at San Antonio: Summer Academy in Architecture
TBA (2 weeks)
http://cacp.utsa.edu/academic-programs/department-of-architecture/summer-academy-in-architecture-interior-design/
Prairie View

Prairie View A&M University: Architecture Enrichment Concepts
Contact School for Dates
http://www.pvamu.edu/sa/career-services/pre-college-enrichment/

VIRGINIA

Blacksburg

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University: Inside Architecture + Design
TBA (1 week)
https://sites.google.com/site/insidearchitectureanddesign/

WASHINGTON

Seattle

University of Washington: Introduction to Architecture
TBA
http://www.summer-camp.uw.edu/

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Catholic University of America: Experiences in Architecture
TBA (3 weeks)
http://architecture.cua.edu/other-programs/experiences-in-architecture.cfm
National Building Museum: Summer Camp Programs for 1st – 6th graders
TBA
http://www.nbm.org/families-kids/summer-camp.html

WISCONSIN

Madison

Hip Hop Architecture Camp
http://brandnudesign.com/new-blog/2017/1/31/the-hip-hop-architecture-camp-kick-off
Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Architecture Summer Camp
TBA 1 week)
http://www4.uwm.edu/sarup/admissions/outreach/summercamp/summercamp.cfm
Spring Green

Taliesin: Summer Immersion Program
January 9 – March 2 (Taliesin West); June 18 – August 10, 2018 (8 weeks)
http://taliesin.edu/news/immersion/
Taliesin Preservation: Architecture Camp
TBA
http://www.taliesinpreservation.org/education/youth-programs

Project Pipeline NOMA Chapters – Various Cities
Contact for dates!
http://www.noma.net/article/198/happenings/news/project-pipeline-camp-registration-underway

CANADA

Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism, Carleton University

Studio First Post-Baccalaureate summer program
DatesMay 23 – June 27, 2018 (5 weeks)
https://carleton.ca/architecture/programs/studiofirst/
Imagine Architecture High School summer program
Dates: July 2018 (check website for further details)
https://carleton.ca/architecture/programs/imagine-architecture/

INTERNATIONAL

ENGLAND

London

Design Quest / Design Day / Skill Up Workshops (RIBA)
http://www.architecture.com/Explore/ExhibitionsandEvents/Workshops/Workshops.aspx

Architectural Association: Summer School
July 2 – 20, 2018 (3 weeks)
http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/summerschool

FRANCE

Les Tapies Arts and Architecture Summer Program
June 25 – July 1 (3 weeks); July 20 – August 3, 2018 (2 weeks)
http://summer.tasis.com/page.cfm?p=397

INDIA

Tamil Nadu

International Summer School
http://www.agpworkshops.com/

IRELAND

Dublin

UCD School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy
http://www.ucd.ie/apep/
UCD Architecture: International Summer School
June 11 – 29, 2018 (3 weeks)
http://www.ucd.ie/apep/study/internationalprogrammes/summerschool/

ITALY

Pontano

CIAO! Center for Introduction to Architecture Overseas
July 7 – 28, 2018 (3 weeks)
http://www.ciao-cfsu.org