Design Camp 2018

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Design Camp

Design Camp is a multi-discipline pre-college design program organized by the NC State Design Lab for high school and middle school students. Held each summer, Design Camp informs students about the study of design and raises awareness of the impact of design on all aspects of our everyday lives. The design thinking skills and creative experience gained can empower students on their path toward becoming innovative problem solvers and prepare them to tackle the challenges of the future.

Registration for summer 2018 Design Camp is now closed. If you are interested in next year’s Design Camp, please sign up for our e-newsletter to be informed about the upcoming registration timeline.

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2018 DESIGN CAMPS

MIDDLE SCHOOL DAY CAMPS

CAMPERS: Rising 6th, 7th and 8th Grade

SESSION DATES: JUNE 11-15    |    JULY 23-27, 2018

Focuses on introducing students to design thinking through a series of hands-on design challenges, exploring a range of design disciplines. Studio activities are designed to strengthen students creative problem solving and visual literacy.

Cost: $650 (includes meals, instruction, supplies, activities, and insurance)


HIGH SCHOOL DAY CAMPS

CAMPERS: Rising 9th, 10th, and 11th Grade

SESSION DATES: JUNE 11-15     |    JULY 23-27, 2018

A week-long program that introduces participants to the design process through interdisciplinary projects covering the range of studio disciplines offered at the College of Design. This camp is focused on design fundamentals and the application of design in the real world.

Cost: $800 (includes meals, instruction, supplies, activities, and insurance)


HIGH SCHOOL RESIDENTIAL CAMPS

CAMPERS: Rising 11th and 12th Grade

SESSION DATES: JUNE 24-30    |    JULY 8-14, 2018

An overnight Design Camp for rising 11th and 12th graders. Camp participants work with camp faculty on projects in the following design disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, industrial design, art + design, and graphic design. In addition to studio projects students participate in evening activities aimed at strengthening their critical and creative thinking, deepening their understanding of the design field, and preparing them for college and beyond.

Cost: $1200 (includes housing, meals, instruction, supplies, activities, and insurance)


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