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ARCHITECTURE CAMP I - Beginner

Session One: June 15 - 19, 2015

Session Two: July 6 - 10, 2015

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This day camp, designed for students in grades 5 through 10, will introduce participants to the priniciples of organic architecture and the work and life of Frank Lloyd Wright.

During camp, students will research, design and construct their own 3D models for a specific environmental site of their choice using foamcore and recycled materials. They will also partake in an in-depth tour of Taliesin, part of Wright's 600-acre private estate in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

At the end of camp, students will have the opportunity to present their individual projects to parents and family members in the historic Hillside Theater. This hands-on program will enhance student's critical thinking- and problem soliving skills, and foster their creative expression through a multifaceted experience.

Registration is required. Group size: min. 10 / max. 15

**Fee: $295 includes lunches, materials and tour of Taliesin 

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ARCHITECTURE CAMP II - Intermediate

Session One: June 29 - July 3, 2015

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This day camp, designed for middle and high school students, will introduce participants to the priniciples of organic architecture and the work and life of Frank Lloyd Wright, and digital computer drafting using Sketch-Up.

During camp, students will learn the basics of computerized drafting. Students will research, design and construct their own computer drafted model for a specific environmental site of their choice. They will also partake in an in-depth tour of Taliesin, part of Wright's 600-acre private estate in Spring Green, Wisconsin.

At the end of camp, students will have the opportunity to present their individual projects to parents and family members in the historic Taliesin Hillside Theater. The program will advance student's architecture drafting- and spatial thinking skills, and foster their creativity as they design their own structure.

Registration is required. Group size: min. 10 / max. 15. Students will need to bring their own laptop.

**Fee: $325 includes lunches and tour of Taliesin

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CITY PLANNING CAMP

Session One: July 13 - 17, 2015

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This day camp for students entering grade 4th - 8th is designed to educate students about planning, designing and constructing a green community. Students will tour main buildings and natural landscapes of the Taliesin Estate in Spring Green, WI, and learn about Wright's principles of organic architecture and his concept for Broad Acre City. Students will also be introduced to key elements of city planning, sustainability and architecture.

During camp, students will research and design a neighborhood and build individual 3D models of buildings for that neighborhood.

At the end of camp, students will have the opportunity to exhibit their models, and present their neighborhood/community to parents and family members in the historic Taliesin Hillside Theater. 

Registration is required. Group size: min. 10 / max. 15. 

Fee: $275 includes lunches, materials and tour of Taliesin

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**Need-based scholarships are available for Architecture Camps I & II, please inquire.

Caroline Hamblen - Educational Outreach Coordinator

Phone: (608) 588-7090 ext. 230

E-mail: chamblen@taliesinpreservation.org