The Penn State Department of Architecture and Landscape 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.
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.
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