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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 design the story of a new skyline for Chicago.

$435 public
$360 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, June 27
  • Tuesday, June 28
  • Wednesday, June 29
  • Thursday, June 30
  • Friday, July 1

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.