snapshots of students in the summer high school workshops

Project Lead the Way: Indianapolis

Tiny Homes + Community
Saturday, February 16
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
CAP: Indy Connector @ The Platform. (Lunch provided)
Register to attend by contacting Lori Pence at, or call 765-285-5879.

Project Lead the Way: Ft. Wayne
March 16 in Ft. Wayne (check back in the coming weeks for the topic, time, and location) 

Project Lead the Way, a national non-profit dedicated to teaching technical skills, problem-solving, and communication skills to teens. Ball State instructors and alumni will introduce students to foundational concepts of the design and build process that culminates with a finished project. Learn more.

Youth Summer Design Workshop, June 20-29, 2019

The two-week resident workshop on the Ball State campus meets daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $1250
Download the application (PDF)

Attending this workshop, high school students can experience interior design firsthand. Explore the fundamentals of 2D and 3D concepts; learn basic drawing and illustration skills, play with color use and light effects, learn how interior environments affect human behavior, and leave the workshop with new friends, new perspectives and a personal portfolio full of your ideas. Learn more.

DesignWorks, July 7-19, 2019

The two-week resident workshop on the Ball State campus meets daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $1500 (financial sponsorship available)
Download the application (PDF)

Fascination with architecture and environmental design can start at a very young age—even in grade school, as any kid who likes 3-D puzzles, building toys, or working in the garden will tell you. But where can a student approaching college age have an opportunity to really explore the fields and see how they feel as career possibilities? Learn more.

Architecture + Planning Camp@CAP:INDY, July 22-26, 2019

Meet daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Platform in Indianapolis.
Cost: $400 (financial sponsorship available)
Download the application (PDF)

With AXIS Architecture professionals, this one-week, non-residential summer camp is for high school students in grades 9-12. Learn about architectural history, industry trends, and explore urban planning and landscape architecture. Each day, local design professionals will visit to share their professional experiences and our experts will provide feedback on your ideas and accomplishments. Learn more.