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Get an introduction to architecture basics by exploring buildings, bridges and iconic structures along the Chicago River. Campers ages 8-10 will enjoy walking tours, sketching exercises and model building.

$582 public (includes CAC Admission)
$485 CAC members
ArcelorMittal Design Studio, 111 E Wacker Dr.

CAC summer camps give students unique opportunities to explore the built environment and learn firsthand why design matters. All camps require teamwork, creative problem-solving and visual thinking. Under the guidance of professional designers and experienced educators, campers will share and present their ideas, build self-confidence and develop their communication skills. All camps include walking tours to view architecture, team design challenges and model making with technology and art materials.

  • This Architecture Camp is designed for ages 8-10 and runs Monday through Friday, June 29 to July 3 or Monday through Friday, July 6-10 from 9am-3:30pm each day.
  • All campers will go outside daily and should wear comfortable clothes appropriate for doing arts and crafts.
  • Campers must bring their own snack, lunch and water bottle.
  • The CAC member price applies to those at the Friends & Family membership and above.

For more information about our camp schedule, pick-up and drop-off, policies and required forms, see our Summer Camps Information page

Upcoming Architecture Camp Programs