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Summer Art and Architecture Camps at Taliesin West
Scottsdale, Arizona

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Office Phone  - 480-627-5360 
cjason[AT]franklloydwright.org
12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale, Arizona 85259

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CAMPER AGES: 7-18 Years Old

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Camp Sessions, 9am - 3pm. Half Day Camp Sessions available, as well.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): No Religious or Group Affiliations Required.  

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Combining creativity with academic relevance, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s innovative Summer Art and Architecture Camps give students the opportunity to think and work outside the box. Located at Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and desert laboratory, the Summer Art and Architecture Camps will encourage students to explore, create, and design in the significant setting. Students will see how their unique ideas can have a true impact on the world around them, as they engage in the fun and educational activities.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, and more. Architecture Activities & Camps

CAMP LOCATION: Taliesin West is a National Historic Landmark nestled in the desert foothills of the McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, AZ. It is also the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the School of Architecture at Taliesin.

CAMP FACILITIES: Dinning Hall, Classroom, and Theater.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s innovative Summer Art and Architecture Camps give students the opportunity to think and work outside the box. Located at Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and desert laboratory, the Summer Art and Architecture Camps will encourage students to explore, create, and design in the significant setting. Students will see how their unique ideas can have a true impact on the world around them, as they engage in the fun and educational activities.

Full and half-day camps are offered to students in grades 2-12 throughout the summer, but the Foundation offers year-round education opportunities and field trips to the National Historic Landmark.

Are newest camp to our program is called Designing for Mars! In this Cam participants will study the planet Mars while they collaboratively tackle some of the same challenges confronting scientists in their effort to travel and live on Mars. Other Camps include Wright for the Future, Architectural Discovery, Design Your Dream Space, and Photographing Wright!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Not at this time

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: A limited number of scholarships are available for qualifying individuals. Please follow this link for more information on available scholarships for summer camps. Our Camp Website Link: franklloydwright.org

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): No Family Camps at this Time

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation offers year-round education opportunities and field trips to this National Historic Landmark.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Lunch will be provided for camps that run from 9am - 3pm.

Parents/legal guardians must fill out a liability form for each attending camper.

Please see website on further questions about Camp Guidelines

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:

Architectural Discovery

While in the Architectural Discovery camp, younger students will explore various aspects of architecture and learn about some of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous architectural concepts. Architecture-based activities and projects will promote the students’ creativity and imagination, while explaining the different patterns in nature and how the patterns influence architecture. Students will also get the opportunity to make an abstract art piece inspired by Wright’s stained glass. (Limited to 20 students)

GRADES 2-4

$350

JULY 16-20, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Design Your Dream Space

Students become junior architects as they use art, math, science, and language to create innovative spaces. This immersive program takes students through the steps of architectural creation – from concept to execution – of a fully detailed three-dimensional model of their own compact dream space. Dealing with the needs and desires of clients, environmental and sustainability concerns, and questions about color and style are part of the daily life of an architect. Students will discover how careful consideration each of these elements contribute to a great design. (Limited to 20 students)

GRADES 5-8

$350

SESSION 1: JUNE 4-8, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

SESSION 2: JUNE 25-29, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

SESSION 3: JULY 30-AUGUST 3, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M

Photographing Wright

The landmark architecture of Taliesin West is the backdrop for a weeklong photographic journey. Local Arizona photographer Andrew Pielage will guide students in capturing the Sonoran Desert and National Historic Landmark around them. Students learn the tools needed to best utilize a camera including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, while applying creative approaches to composition, image framing, and the challenges of light and shadow. (Limited to 10 students) Students must provide their own fully manual camera and corresponding USB cable. It is highly encouraged that students provide their own laptop for editing photographs.

GRADES 7-12

$250

SESSION 1: JUNE 25-29, 9 A.M. – 12 P.M.

SESSION 2: JULY 30-AUGUST 3, 9 A.M. – 12 P.M

Wright for the Future

Students explore how to respond to real world challenges such as global warming, pollution, new trends in energy and communication technologies, advancements in construction methods, and new modes of transportation in this project-based camp. As the student’s research exciting, newly constructed concept buildings and cutting-edge architects, they’ll work in teams to develop thoughtful plans for cities of the future. (Limited to 20 students)

GRADES 6 – 9

$350

SESSION 1: JUNE 11-15, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

SESSION 2: JULY 9-13, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Designing for Mars

*NEW*

Camp participants will study the planet Mars while they collaboratively tackle some of the same challenges confronting scientists in their effort to travel and live on Mars. Students will learn about Wright’s futuristic concept of Broadacre City, as they investigate how to create a new community that meets their needs for food, water, power, and shelter. At the end of the project week, the students use their 2D plans to create a 3D model their new colony on Mars.

GRADES 5-8

$350

SESSION 1: JUNE 18-22, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

SESSION 2: JULY 23-27, 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Please See Website to Register for Camp Sessions


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