Design Camp

Design Camp

In summer 2022, we will be offering in-person camps on the University of Arkansas campus in Fayetteville as well as a virtual camp.

** All camps for summer 2022 are full. To be added to the waiting lists, please email faycamp@uark.edu

 

What you need to know:

Design Camp offers the chance to learn about the design professions through hands-on projects, virtual tours and other activities created by architecture, landscape architecture and interior design faculty of the Fay Jones School. In the school-guided camps, students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty and collaborate with peers in a fun and creative virtual or studio environment as they explore the design process.

 

Who can attend:

In-Person Design Camp: students entering 9th — 12th grades 
Virtual Design Camp (School-guided): students entering 8th — 12th grades 
Advanced Design Camp: students entering 11th — 12th grades  

* Students must be 13 or older to register for virtual Design Camp.

Fayetteville Camp 1 — CAMP IS FULL! 
This camp is a weeklong camp for students entering into 9th-12th grades. The camp is led by Fay Jones School faculty and students, and campers will participate in design projects, tours and discussions about architecture and design. Students will work in studio groups in Vol Walker Hall and have their own individual work space. During the week, campers will tour the University of Arkansas campus, visit local design projects and meet local designers. Students have the option to stay overnight in a residence hall on campus. There are additional activities in the evenings for overnight campers. All supplies, lunch and snacks will be provided as part of the camp fee. Overnight campers will have breakfast and dinner in one of the campus dining halls.

June 13-17 — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
(entering grades 9-12)
Overnight Camp available (starts June 12)

This camp is full. To be added to the waiting list, please email faycamp@uark.edu

Fayetteville Advanced Camp (two weeks) — CAMP IS FULL! 
This camp is a two-week-long session for juniors and seniors in high school with more experience in design. This camp provides advanced design students with an immersive design experience and more challenging design problems. Students will stay in a campus residence hall and have planned evening and weekend activities, including field trips. The camp is led by Fay Jones School faculty and students. All meals and supplies are provided as part of the camp fee.

June 12-24 — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, plus evening and weekend activities
(entering grades 11-12)

This camp is full. To be added to the waiting list, please email faycamp@uark.edu

Fayetteville Camp 2 — CAMP IS FULL! 
This camp is a weeklong camp for students entering into 9th-12th grades. The camp is led by Fay Jones School faculty and students, and campers will participate in design projects, tours and discussions about architecture and design. Students will work in studio groups in Vol Walker Hall and have their own individual work space. During the week, campers will tour the University of Arkansas campus, visit local design projects and meet local designers. Students have the option to stay overnight in a residence hall on campus. There are additional activities in the evenings for overnight campers. All supplies, lunch and snacks will be provided as part of the camp fee. Overnight campers will have breakfast and dinner in one of the campus dining halls.

June 20-24 — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
(entering grades 9-12)
Overnight Camp available (starts June 19)

This camp is full. To be added to the waiting list, please email faycamp@uark.edu

Virtual Camp (School-Guided) — CAMP IS FULL! 
For students entering 8th-12th grades. This camp has no fee and will be completely remote. The camp will use an online learning platform with all of the Design Camp lessons imbedded, and students will be able to access the projects, videos and upload their work. There will be daily Zoom sessions to discuss projects, talk about design and the professions, to have “desk crits” and reviews. Students will be paired with a Fay Jones School faculty member and will be part of a “studio” group so that you will get to know the students during the week. Supplies are not provided, but an optional materials kit can be purchased during the registration process.

June 27 - July 1
(entering grades 8-12)

This camp is full. To be added to the waiting list, please email faycamp@uark.edu

Cost:
Cost for the weeklong Fayetteville Camps 1 and 2 is $350 for early bird registration by March 11; $400 for regular registration by May 20. Cost for the two-week Fayetteville Advanced Camp is $1,550 through March 11, and then $1,650 through May 20. There is no charge for the Virtual Camp; an optional materials kit is available for $30.

*Room and board for the weeklong residential camp in Fayetteville is an additional $300.

Scholarships:
Need-based full and partial scholarships are available. You will note your interest on the registration form.

More info:
Camps meet on location daily, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Supplies and lunches will be provided.

Have questions? Check out our Camp FAQ sheet

For more information, contact faycamp@uark.edu