High School Camp

The college offers an exciting, interactive summer high school camp: the Career Explorations in Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture Workshop. This camp offers a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design, learn more about the design professions and what it's like to be a college student.

Career Explorations

Workshop - June 09– June 14, 2024

Our interactive workshop, developed for high school students at all levels, provides a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design and learn more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design. The workshop provides learning opportunities in the form of discussions, design studio explorations and video presentations.

The central focus of the workshop is a design studio where students explore design issues and nurture creative energies. As part of the workshop students will learn about architectural conventions, practice client/designer scenarios, explore various career opportunities, virtually visit architecturally significant buildings and iconic landscapes and develop fundamental skills necessary for the study of design.

Who Can Participate?

Students who have completed two or more years of their high school education and have an interest in architecture, landscape architecture or interior design are encouraged to apply to the workshop. You do not need courses in art or drafting in order to participate. We have reserved space for 36 students the workshop, so register early. 

How Much Will It Cost?

For the Career Explorations Workshop, the fee is $650 per participant. This includes studio supplies, program fees, meals and lodging. Students participating in this residential program are supervised overnight while in the residence hall by College of Architecture staff.

High school workshop scholarships are available to cover the costs of attendance. To see the qualifications and application for these scholarships, go to this link.

How Do I Apply?

Each applicant must completely fill out the online application form. Application form, including scholarship application in applicable, must be submitted to the College of Architecture office on or before April 19, 2024.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties signing up, please email skuenning2@unl.edu or call 402-472-7943. 

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