2015 DESIGN MATTERS CAMP || JULY 12 – 17, 2015
A summer camp for high school students, Design Matters, offers motivated high school students an introduction to the design of the built environment and the considerations that shape it. This week-long immersion will provide the opportunity to experience life as a design student on a university campus through its setting, curriculum, and instruction. Previous architecture or design experience is not necessary. Curiosity is the sole prerequisite.
The fee includes:
• Tuition and instruction
• Materials, equipment, and access to computers
• On-campus housing and meal tickets to
• Field trip admission tickets
• Transportation to and from off-campus sites
• Walking tours of downtown Knoxville and the
***Linens are not provided. All students must bring their own pillow, sheet, towels, and sleeping bag or twin xl bedding.
Multiple full and/or partial scholarships will be awarded for the Design Matters 2015 Camp. The competition is open to high school students up to age 17. The deadline to submit is May 15. Please send all scholarship applications to:
ATTN: Design Matters
College of Architecture and Design
1715 Volunteer Blvd., Room 224
Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-2400
For more information on Design Matters, please contact Julie Beckman, Director of student services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Specific information about the upcoming 2015 camp are forthcoming.
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Camp begins the afternoon of Sunday, July 12, with check in for all campers held between 2:00 and 3:15 pm at the dorm. Following check-in, all campers and any interested families are invited to participate in a welcome tour of the A+A Building from 3:30-4:00 pm. Families are asked to depart by 4:00 pm on Sunday. The camp concludes on Friday, July 17 , with a lunch open to campers and their families from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm in the A+A Building. Campers will be free to leave any time after noon on Friday, and are asked to be moved out of the dorm by 2:00 pm.
Additional information will be sent by email to all registered participants.
Once registered, there are several forms for campers and their parents to complete. These include the:
• Design Camp Photo Release Form
• Medical Release Form
• In an Emergency, Permission to Treat Form
• Standards of Conduct Form
• Indication of T-Shirt Size and Other Important Information
The forms will be issued by email to registered participants in early June. Forms should be emailed to Julie Beckman at email@example.com by June 30. If you are unable to email the forms, participants are asked to complete, print, and mail to Design Matters Camp, 1715 Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37996.
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