Architecture and Interior Design, Week 2*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Explore the world of green architecture! Learn about the eco-friendly buildings and interiors of the present and past in a virtual tour around the globe. You’ll design your first ecological structure, select materials and furniture, and create representations of your ideas. You’ll also create 2D and 3D drawings. Field trips and meetings with professional architects and interior designers will be a part of the week’s activities, which will conclude with you presenting your work. Participation in Architecture and Interior Design Camp, Week 1, is required to attend this camp.

Max. number of students: unlimited

Game Art, Week 2*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $650 day camp/$765 residential

Building on the skills you learned in Game Art, Week 1, you will develop a polished game/level, just like in the real world. You’ll assume the roles of designer, programmer, and artist and find out where your talents lie. You’ll also tour a real video game studio. Participation in Game Art, Week 1, is not required to attend this camp, but it is highly recommended.

Max. number of students: 25

Imaging and Graphic Design*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Develop your artistic skills as a graphic designer. With the guidance of field-seasoned professionals, you’ll learn to navigate the challenges of visual communication while creating artwork for computer games, cartoons, and advertising. Sketching, photography, computer-based graphics, and animation will be featured.

Max. number of students: 18

Industrial Design, Week 2*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

In the second week of the Industrial Design Camp, you’ll refine and improve on the design prototype you created in your first week. You’ll also prepare a final presentation of your design, just like the professionals in the field do. Participation in Industrial Design Camp, Week 1, is required to attend this camp.

Max. number of students: unlimited

Motorsports

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $650 day camp/$765 residential

Do you love the rush and excitement of car racing? Learn what it is like to design racing vehicles that are fast, maneuverable, and able to withstand punishing terrain. In this camp you’ll examine the designs of the LTU Motorsports mini Baja and Formula SAE™ competition vehicles, learn about their engineering, and make recommendations on how you’d improve them.

Max. number of students: 20

Nanotechnology

9 a.m.–4 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Explore the mysteries of matter at the level of atoms and molecules. At the nanoscale (there are 25,400,000 nanometers to an inch), copper can become transparent and aluminum combustible. Learn about the unexpected behavior of materials at the nanoscale in interactive discussions, hands-on activities, and lab tours. Discover how we can mimic nature to make better sticky tape and stain-proof pants. No science knowledge is required.

Max. number of students: 20

Portfolio Development 2*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

Looking to develop your creative portfolio? Perfect for both entry and refresher levels, this camp is led by two dedicated faculty members who will help you expand your knowledge of art and design through hands-on making. Special daily guests will expose you to a variety of creative disciplines, including game art, street art, fashion design, photography, performance art, and printmaking. You’ll learn the importance of documenting your work, as well as develop your skills through the creative process. At the end of camp, you’ll display your work in a gallery show and leave with a portfolio ready for your college application process.

Max. number of students: unlimited

Thermal Science and Energy

10 a.m.–3 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

For juniors and seniors. Explore the basics of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer in this hands-on, science-rich camp. We live with the phenomena of thermal science every day, but most of us have no idea how they influence everything around us, including leading-edge technologies like alternative energy, biomedical engineering, and micro/nanotechnology. You’ll work in teams to learn how heat passes through materials; why some materials conduct heat more readily than others; and how energy is transported in different situations.

Max. number of students: 20

Transportation Design, Week 2*

9 a.m.–5 p.m., $600 day camp/$765 residential

In the second week of the Transportation Design Camp, you’ll work with clay to create a physical model of the vehicle you designed in the first week of camp. During the process, you’ll become familiar with the tools and techniques used by professional designers. Participation in the Transportation Design Camp, Week 1, is not required to attend this camp, but it is highly recommended.

Max. number of students: unlimited