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At the Chicago Architecture Center, our programs and events help you think differently about the places we live, work and play. Get behind-the-scenes access to the city's architectural treasures. Practice your design skills while you play with your family. Participate in expert-led discussions about the latest urban design issues. With these offerings and so many more to choose from, we guarantee there’s something inspiring and fun for you at the CAC. 

Summer Camp: Minecraft: Build a City

What does a city need to be green and great? Campers ages 11-14 will explore solutions in the Loop and build the answers in Minecraft.

Price
$600 non-members, $510 CAF members
Date
August 1, 2016
Time
9:00 am

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Date
August 1, 2016
Time
9:00 am

Summer Camp: Catwalk Playlist

Design isn't just about architecture—it's a part of the fashion and music worlds, too! Campers ages 11-14 will explore how fashion, music and architecture share ideas and change throughout the decades. We'll tour the Loop, meet design professionals…

Price
$450 public, $380 CAF members
Date
July 25, 2016
Time
9:00 am

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Date
July 25, 2016
Time
9:00 am

Summer Camp: Passport to Architecture

We'll explore architecture from a bird's eye view as we follow the journey of Speck the Pigeon, in a globe-hopping tour of the world's most iconic buildings. Alongside Speck, students ages 7-11 will become passionate architecture explorers through walking…

Price
$435 public, $360 CAF members
Date
July 18, 2016
Time
9:00 am

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Date
July 18, 2016
Time
9:00 am

Summer Camp: Skyline Explorers

Have you ever looked at a skyscraper and wondered, "How did they do that?" Campers ages 7-11 will get to know the stories behind the skyline in this five-day camp. We'll explore buildings in the Loop, hosted by architects and designers, then write and…

Price
$435 public, $360 CAF members
Date
June 27, 2016
Time
9:00 am

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Date
June 27, 2016
Time
9:00 am

Minecraft: Build the Loop

In this series of eight 3-hour classes, students age 11-14 will learn about buildings in the Loop and recreate them in the video game Minecraft. Students will tour Loop buildings, work with gamers and design professionals, learn team-building skills and…

Price
$435 non-members, $360 CAF members
Date
April 30, 2016
Time
9:00 am

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Date
April 30, 2016
Time
9:00 am

Winter Camp: Skylines 101

Children ages 7–11 are invited to join us from 9am to 12pm on select Saturdays from January through March in the ArcelorMittal Design Studio, where we’ll work in teams and use the design process to imagine city skylines of the future. Campers will discover…

Price
$435 non-members, $360 CAF members
Date
January 16, 2016
Time
9:00 am

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Date
January 16, 2016
Time
9:00 am