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Summer Camp

University Park Camp Overview

The Department of Architecture and the Stuckeman School hosts an annual Architecture and Landscape Architecture Summer Camp for high school students in July at the University Park campus. The program provides campers the opportunity to utilize the impressive facilities of the Stuckeman Family Building and be mentored by faculty, alumni, and experienced graduate and undergraduate students.


The camp’s interactive educational experiences include design exercises, a construction site visit, a tour of a professional architecture office, an introduction to the latest technology in computer aided drafting and modeling, a field trip to Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob houses, hands-on building and model-making activities, and various lectures, films, campus tours, and social activities.

The Penn State Architecture/Landscape Architecture Summer Camp provides an opportunity for high school students interested in architecture, landscape architecture, architectural engineering, or construction management the opportunity to experience the profession and see firsthand the kinds of activities that take place in a university architectural program.

The Penn State Architecture/Landscape Architecture Summer Camp is an outreach service of the College of Arts and Architecture.

2020 Summer Camp Details

Dates: July 12–16, 2020

Eligibility: Entering 9th graders through just-graduated seniors
Location: Penn State University Park Campus (plus field trips)
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