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Frank Lloyd Wright Design Camp

Regular price $265.00 USD
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Design Camp at Harper College InZone

For students aged 8-11

  • Type: Youth, In-Person
  • Days: Monday to Friday
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 10:25 AM
  • Dates: July 8 to July 19, 2024

Note: This is a two-week-long summer camp, running every day for one and a half hours. A full-day camp option is available at Harper College InZone.

Architectural Summer Camp - What Will Students Learn?

This class is dedicated to the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright and his unique, organic style. Wright was a pioneer in incorporating outer space within interior design. His use of simple geometric shapes and organic colors brings a modern sensibility to his creations.

Students will emulate Wright's design principles in their projects, exploring his Organic Architecture, which combines natural resources with influences from Japanese and Mayan architecture.

What Are the Benefits for Your Child?

This camp offers an excellent opportunity for students to develop spatial awareness, fine motor skills, and an eye for detail.

Key Benefits:

 Spatial Thinking: Students will enhance their ability to understand and manipulate space, a crucial skill in design and architecture.

 Design with Organic Shapes and Natural Colors: Learning to incorporate natural elements and colors into their designs will foster creativity and an appreciation for organic aesthetics.

 Incorporating Outer Space Within Interior Design: Students will explore how to blend exterior and interior spaces seamlessly, inspired by Wright's innovative designs.

Additional Benefits:

 Sense of Accomplishment: Engaging in hands-on design projects will give your child a sense of achievement and independence.

 Cognitive Development: Working on architectural designs stimulates both hemispheres of the brain, enhancing overall cognitive growth and problem-solving skills.

 Attention to Detail: The precision required in design helps sharpen observational skills, teaching students to focus on intricate tasks and appreciate fine details.

 Positive Mindset: Creating projects in a supportive environment encourages a positive attitude and boosts self-confidence.

 Improved Concentration: The focus needed for design tasks helps improve your child's ability to concentrate, a valuable skill in all areas of life.

 Fine Motor Skills: The detailed work involved in design projects helps develop and refine fine motor skills, essential for many daily activities.