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.

Drawing by Hand: Introduction to Architectural Drawing

Monday, June 14 to Friday, June 18, 2021 | Class Full
Application due date is May 31, 2021

Monday, August 9 to Friday, August 13, 2021 | Class Full
Application due date is July 26, 2021

Monday, August 16 to Friday, August 20, 2021 | Class Full
Application due date is August 2, 2021

Registration Fee: $250/student

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.

Apply to Introduction to Architectural Drawing | Class Full

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.

Portfolio Prep

Monday, June 21 to Friday, June 25, 2021 | Class Full
Application due date is June 7, 2021

Monday, July 19 to Friday, July 23, 2021 | Class Full
Application due date is July 5, 2021

Monday, August 2 to Friday, August 6, 2021 | Class Full
Application due date is July 19, 2021

Registration Fee: $250/student

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.

Apply to High School Portfolio Prep | Class Full

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.

Summer Sessions for June and August | Classes Full

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

For the safety of students and staff, Fallingwater’s annual High School Residencies will be presented as Virtual Summer Camps in 2021.

Learn more about Virtual Summer Camp: Studio 1 and Virtual Summer Camp: Studio 2.