Virtual Summer Camps

Fallingwater offers students can have hands-on learning experiences in architecture and design.

Learn about Fallingwater and Frank Lloyd Wright’s design philosophy while preparing for the college application process. Learn about careers in fields like design, architecture, fine art, and more, from the comfort of your home.

Fallingwater Institute Virtual Summer Camps serve as a companion to our high school residency programs. Virtual Summer Camps are appropriate for high school students of all skill levels. During these week-long educational programs, our expert instructors will lead group discussions, present challenging, independent projects, and provide individualized feedback to help you build your skills.

Studio materials provided by mail. Streaming-quality internet connection and device with video chat capability required.

Eligibility

Any student entering grades 9 through 12 is eligible to apply. No previous design experience is required. Students curious about architecture, design or visual art careers are strongly encouraged to apply. Enrollment is limited.

For more information, contact Fallingwater Institute Program Manager Marie Woof at mwoof@paconserve.org.

Fallingwater Institute offers two opportunities for high school students to participate in online Summer Sessions in June and July of 2022.

Tuition is $250/person and includes basic materials and tools.

Drawing by Hand: Introduction to Architectural Drawing

Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 22, 2022

Application due date is June 1, 2022 - Course Sold Out

Frank Lloyd Wright’s sketches for Fallingwater were created by hand, using pencils, rulers, and scales. Improve your drawing skills and learn the basics of architectural drawing during group discussions, independent studio time, and individualized critique. Fee includes basic materials and tools, provided by mail. Streaming-quality internet connection and device with video chat capability required.

Portfolio Prep

Monday, June 20 to Friday, June 24, 2022

Application due date is June 15, 2022 - Course Sold Out

Get inspired by Fallingwater during this week-long, guided studio exploration. Fallingwater Institute instructors will help you produce portfolio-worthy pieces in the medium of your choice, with a special focus on traditional studio processes and tangible work created by hand. Portfolio Prep is for students who are interested in studying design, architecture and fine art at a collegiate level. All skill levels are welcome. Fee includes basic materials and tools, provided by mail.