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CAC camps are designed to help kids ages 7-14 explore the world around them. All programs require teamwork and creative problem-solving. Campers have an opportunity to go outside every day.

Architecture CampArchitecture Camp

Get an introduction to architecture basics by exploring buildings, bridges and iconic structures along the Chicago River. The week will include walking tours, sketching exercises and model building.

Dates & times

June 24—28, 2019 | 9am—3:30pm

Age range

Ages 7-10

early bird Pricing - Registration now open!

$410 public
$342 CAC members (Friends & Family level and above)

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Regular pricing - begins March 1, 2019

$455 public
$365 CAC members (Friends & Family level and above)


Design Your NeighborhoodDesign Your Neighborhood

Discover the history of Chicago and collaborate with your fellow campers to design and build an ideal neighborhood in this urban planning camp. Each camper receives a copy of the graphic novel No Small Plans.

Dates & times

July 22—26, 2019 | 9am—3:30pm

Age range

Ages 11-14

early bird Pricing - Registration now open!

$432 public
$360 CAC members (Friends & Family level and above)

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Regular pricing - begins March 1, 2019

$480 public
$384 CAC members (Friends & Family level and above)


Girls Build!Girls Build!

Collaborate with other girls, develop leadership skills, meet female architects and learn about design thinking, engineering, architecture and digital design. The camp concludes with a presentation of a team-built model skyscraper.

Dates & times

July 29—August 2, 2019 | 9am—3:30pm

Age range

Girls ages 11-14

early bird Pricing - registration now open!

$410 public
$342 CAC members (Friends & Family level and above)

REGISTER

Regular pricing - begins March 1, 2019

$455 public
$365 CAC members (Friends & Family level and above)