Camp Arch

Date: July 8 - 14, 2018

Camp ARCH is a summer camp designed to give high achieving students an opportunity to experience the professions of Architecture, Construction, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, and Visual Design. For one week, participants are taught by faculty and current students from the College of Architecture. Each class will introduce students to the fundamentals of the field while allowing them to explore and expand upon their abilities to create and construct projects.



Date:        July 8 - July 14, 2018

Age:         Incoming 10th, 11th, & 12th Grade Students* (Students graduating high school in Spring of 2018 are ineligible to attend)

Cost:        $1,200.00* (If needing financial assistance, please write a scholarship essay found on the camp application below.)

Deadline:  April 1, 2018

Application: Can be found below. We accept both mailed and online applications.  Applications must be completed and sent by April 1, 2018 (may be postmarked on April 1st if sent by mail). Online application will close on April 1, 2018 at 11pm.


What sessions are offered?


The Architecture course mirrors the design studio aspects that students in the Department of Architecture experience throughout the year and culminates in the creation of a hand-built 3D model using CAD software, laser cutting, and other specialized tools.

Construction Science

The Construction Science course allows students to participate in design/building, site visits, building information modeling (BIM), interactive lectures, and specialized presentations by faculty in the Department of Construction Science.

Landscape and Urban Planning

The Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning course mirrors elements of professional design studios and encourages creative individual thought within a team dynamic. Students explore three dimensional space arrangements, form making, spatial functions, and procure the ability to create and communicate designs for the public realm.


The Visualization course gives students the opportunity to design and create their own visual marketing campaign for a new brand with a small team of partners. Students will be responsible for developing a logo, collateral material, and a motion ad campaign.

How to be admitted?

Students interested in the camp should express their interest in any of the following sessions. Students admitted into the Camp will be enrolled in one of the sessions, depending on availablity. Students who are able to clearly articulate their interest and desire to attend Camp ARCH, and has a strong academic record will be accepted. 


Contact Camp Director Zephaniah Bartie at (979) 458-0478 or at

Camp Arch 2018 Application (Icon 131.6 KB)