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.

 

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

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

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

Saturdays, October 16 – November 6, 2021 – High School

Saturdays, January 22 – February 19, 2022 – High School

Saturdays, April 16 – May 7, 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/

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

 

Princeton University – Princeton, NJ – Princeton ArcPrep

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

Open to sophomores at Trenton Central High School