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Weekend Workshops

Spring High School Weekend Workshops are Here!

The best part? Registration is NOW OPEN. Check out our awesome offerings for February & March 2019! Details can be found below:

Architecture – New!
Tiny Houses: Low Impact, High Design
Saturday, February 2nd // 10am – 4pm

In this workshop, students will touch on the fundamentals of architecture (design thinkingdrawing, and model-making) and design their own Tiny House – a micro-dwelling only 400 square feet or less. Students will choose a natural environment for their Tiny House and will learn how to create low-impact architecture through design strategies that address their chosen environment.

Instructor: Marie Samek, Graduate of the College of Design in Architecture
Registration Fee: $75

Marie Samek

Marie is a 5th Year architecture student in her final semester at NC State. She has taught architecture studios for high schoolers at NC State’s Design Camp and has participated in programs through the university such as the Design / Build Summer Studio and a semester abroad at the NC State European Center in Prague. In addition to architecture, she loves travel, brunch, and 80’s hair metal.


Video Game Design Workshop – New!
Saturday, March 2nd // 10am – 4pm

In this introductory workshop, students will be introduced to an easy-to-learn tool that will allow them to make their own digital gaming experiences. They will learn about video games, take some games apart, and then create a game that others can playNo previous game design experience required.

Instructor: Hal Meeks, Alumnus of NC State’s Master of Art + Design Program
Registration Fee: $75.00

Hal Meeks

Hal Meeks has a Master’s in Art + Design from the College of Design. He teaches at NC State University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in NC State University’s Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program. Hal has taught animation at a number of Design Lab programs over the years, including Design Camp. His latest project is a game controller made from a brick.