Stuckeman School summer camp offers a place for passionate future designers


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn State Department of Architecture and H. Campbell and Eleanor R. Stuckeman School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture host an Architecture/Landscape Architecture Summer Camp for high school students every July. The program provides campers the opportunity to utilize the impressive facilities of the Stuckeman Family Building and be mentored by faculty, alumni and experienced graduate and undergraduate students.

Prospective students are encouraged to register for the 2013 Architecture Summer Camp at

The camp’s interactive educational experiences include design exercises, a construction site visit, a tour of a professional architecture office, an introduction to the latest technology in computer aided drafting and modeling, a field trip to Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous houses Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob, hands-on building and model-making activities, and various lectures, films, campus tours and social activities.

The Penn State Architecture/Landscape Architecture Summer Camp provides an opportunity for high school students interested in architecture, landscape architecture, architectural engineering or construction management the opportunity to experience the profession and see first-hand, the kinds of activities that take place in university architectural and landscape architectural programs.

Further information on the Penn State Architecture/Landscape Architecture Summer Camp is available at Penn State Architecture/Landscape Architecture Summer Camp is an outreach service of the College of Arts and Architecture.

Instructor of architecture Reggie Aviles said the camp strives to have funding and endowments for at least five students. To learn more or to provide a scholarship, contact Aviles at Camp session weeks are July 14-18 and July 21-25. 

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Last Updated June 04, 2013