ACADEMIC YEAR PROGRAMS

Academic Year Programs

Below is a listing of architecture programs held during the academic year throughout the country.

Efforts have been made to obtain the most up-to-date information from the program; if no dates are listed, they have not been announced yet.  You are encouraged to contact the program.

 

Submitting Academic Year Program Information:

If the academic year program of your institution is not listed or incorrect, please provide the following details.

 

Sponsor/Institution – Location (City, State) – Program Name

Website of Program (URL)

Dates (Length of Program) – Target Audience

 

Please provide the details above to archcareersguide@gmail.com

 

American Institute of Architects – Washington, DC – K-12 Problem Based Lesson Guides

https://www.aia.org/pages/6319595-architecture-problem-based-lessons

In collaboration with their members and educational experts, the AIA has created 11 engaging problem-based classroom activities for K-12 students that use real-world problems to spark interest in the architecture profession.

 

Washington Architectural Foundation – Washington, DC  Online Learning for Kids

The Washington Architectural Foundation remains committed to providing young people in the Washington area with early design education. Whether home from school trying to stay busy, or seeking a fun and creative activity as a positive distraction, these online learning resources will encourage a discovery of the local built environment.

Architectural Foundation of San Francisco – San Francisco, CA – Saturday Design Studio

https://www.afsf.org/programs/saturday-design/

This Studio is being offered on Saturdays, October 22 - November 12, 2022 - 4 weeks, 2 hours per week (10:00 am - 12:00 pm). In addition, every participant will be mentored by a professional architect or designer for an additional 1 hour session each week.

Offered three times – four (4) weeks each, two (2) hours per week (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)

Saturdays, October 22 – November 12, 2022 – High School

Boston Society of Architects – Boston, MA – Youth Education / Family Design Days

https://www.architects.org/programs/youth-education

BSA has curated a list of resources for teachers and families to teach Architecture and Design to K-12 students.

Saturdays – 10:30 – 12:30pm (5 – 13 years).

 

ONLINE / IN-PERSON *Center for Architecture - New York, NY – After School Program

https://www.centerforarchitecture.org/k-12/youth-family-programs/weekly-after-school-programs/

Cutting Edge Architecture (Wed October 6 – December 1, 2021) – Grades 3-5

Digital Design: Pop-Up Architecture (Mon October 4 – November 29, 2021) – Grades 6-8

 

*Center for Architecture - New York, NY – Design Discovery

https://www.centerforarchitecture.org/k-12/teen-programs/design-discovery/
SoHo – In-Person (Saturday, October 16, 2021) - Grades 9-12

Bridge Building Challenge – In-Person (Saturday, November 6, 2021) - Grades 9-12

 

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation – Taliesin, AZ – Home Explorations

https://franklloydwright.org/homeschool/

https://franklloydwright.org/education/

All about Bridges (November 18) – Ages 9-11

Staying Warm in the Desert (December 7) – Ages 6-8, (December 9) – Ages 9-11

Design a Holiday Puzzle (December 14) – Ages 6-8, (December 16) – Ages 9-11

Gone with the Wind … Resistance (January 4) – Ages 6-8, (January 6) – Ages 9-11

Inspired by Nature: What is Organic Architecture (January 18) – Ages 6-8, (January 20) – Ages 9-11

Water, Water Everywhere: Erosion and Evaporation (February 8) – Ages 6-8, (February 10) - Ages 9-11

Water Floats a Boat (February 22) – Ages 6-8, (February 24) – Ages 9-11

Designing from the Ground up: Floorplans and Scale (March 8) – Ages 6-8, (March 10) – Ages 9-11

Why is a Blueprint Blue (March 22) - Ages 6-8, (March 24) – Ages 9-11

Rainbow Rooms: The Color of Design (April 5) – Ages 6-8, (April 7) – Ages 9-11

Sizzling Sustainable Solar Science (April 19) – Ages 6-8, (April 21) – Ages 9-11

 

ONLINE: Illinois at Chicago, University of - Chicago, IL – TryArch

https://arch.uic.edu/tryarch

Fall 2021 Dates to be determined – College Students/Working Professionals/Adult

 

ONLINE: Massachusetts Amherst, University of – Amherst, MA – Winter Design Academy

https://www.umass.edu/uww/programs/pre-college/winter/design-academy

January 3 – 24, 2022 (3 weeks) – Grades 9 – 12

 

IN-PERSON: Michigan, University of - Ann Arbor, MI – Architecture Preparatory Program (ArcPrep)

https://taubmancollege.umich.edu/architecture/high-school-programs/michigan-architecture-prep

Fall semester – Detroit Public School Juniors

 

*National Building Museum - Washington, DC – Summer Camp Programs for Rising 2nd – 7th graders

https://www.nbm.org/learn/families/

The Museum looks forward to resuming in-person programs when we can. In the meantime, we encourage your family to discover architecture, design, and engineering in fun and interactive ways with these online resources.

 

IN-PERSON / ONLINE: *North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC – Weekend Workshops

https://design.ncsu.edu/designlab/workshops/

IN-PERSON September 25 – Architecture: Emergence of the Senses – High School Students

October 2 – Art + Design: Working in the Abstract: Plein Air Painting – High School Students

November 13 – Industrial Design: Two for One: Dual-Purpose Design – High School Students

ONLINE October 16 – Art & Design: Knot a Story – High School Students

October 30 – Industrial Design: Assembly Required: Flat-Pack Furniture – High School Students

 

AIA Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA - Design Education

https://www.philadelphiacfa.org/programs-and-exhibitions/architecture-education

 

Princeton University – Princeton, NJ – Princeton ArcPrep

https://soa.princeton.edu/content/princeton-arcprep

Open to sophomores at Trenton Central High School