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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 and create a multimedia take-home project.

$450 public
$380 CAF members
ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF, 224 S. Michigan Ave.

Camps are limited to 16 participants. Campers should wear comfortable clothes appropriate for doing arts and crafts and bring a lunch, water bottle and hat. All campers will go outside daily. Snacks and materials will be provided. Each camp will culminate with a showcase for family and friends the last 90 minutes of camp on the last day.

Camp runs from 9am to 3:30pm each day. All dates included:

  • Monday, July 25
  • Tuesday, July 26
  • Wednesday, July 27
  • Thursday, July 28
  • Friday, July 29

Cancellations made more than five days in advance of the camp are eligible for a full refund. A limited number of partial and full scholarships are also available.

Aftercare (3:30—5:30pm) is available upon request for an additional $20. Please contact our Call Center at (312) 922.8687 to arrange aftercare for your child.

CAF Summer CampsCAF Summer Camps invite campers ages 7-18 to explore the built environment as they learn first-hand why design matters. Camps inspire teamwork and creative problem-solving, build self-confidence and visual thinking and give participants the opportunity to communicate ideas using a variety of media.