IF YOU ARE A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WHOSE PASSION IS TO MAKE THINGS, we have the summer program for you!

We regret to inform the 2020 Summer Design Academy will not take place this year. We hope you will plan on joining us for Summer Design Academy 2021!

The Norwich University Architecture + Art Summer Design Academy combines design creativity, historical perspective, technical excellence, social responsibility, and environmental leadership—with plenty of time for bringing your ideas to life in an exciting, hands-on learning experience. The weeklong summer program in picturesque Northfield, Vermont, offers a curriculum with a variety of studio, seminar, and field experiences, extracurricular activities, and field trips. Cultivate a broader view of the field, develop skills and portfolio materials, and gain important insights on the college application and portfolio-building processes.

On-Campus Activities

  • Seminars
  • Sketching & Drafting
  • Model Building
  • Guest Lecturers
  • Hands-On Workshops

Field Trip to Burlington

  • Architecture Office
  • Craftman's Workshop
  • Building Tours


Summer Design Academy

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The Summer Design Academy is open to students who will be high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the fall of 2020.

WHEN DOES IT TAKE PLACE?

July 12-18, 2020 (Sunday through Saturday)

IS IT AFFORDABLE?

The cost per student for this weeklong program is $550 and includes tuition, room and board, studio supplies, and transportation for field trips.

WHAT ARE THE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS?
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • A one-page essay detailing why you would like to attend the program
  • A sketch, by you, of a real-life building
MORE QUESTIONS?

Ask our Summer Design Academy program director.

Danny Sagan
Associate Professor
Architecture + Art
1 (802) 485-2882
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READY TO APPLY?

APPLICATION FORM

School of
Architecture+Art

Chaplin 401 | 1 (802) 485-2647

Director

Cara Armstrong | carmstro@norwich.edu

Administrative Assistant

Holly Yacawych | hyacawyc@norwich.edu

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