DACkids Summer Camp 2024

District Architecture Center offers a unique 5-day camp experience for 3rd graders to 8th graders from the DC metropolitan area. Professional architects guide children to the wonders of architecture, develop creative and analytical skills, and grow an appreciation for the field. Over the 5-day period, children will be introduced to fundamentals of architecture, the design process, aspects of engineering, and go on walking tours and field trips. By the end of the week, final projects will be exhibited for families. 

  1. Introduction to Architecture- walking tour of Penn Quarter neighborhood
  2. Engineering Fundamentals-visit a construction site - TBD
  3. Design Elements - visit Shakespeare Theatre Company
  4. Landscape Architecture - walking tour Police Memorial, MLK Library Rooftop, Portrait Gallery
  5. Final Day of Completing Projects and Presentations

Scholarships Available


Questions? Please contact Heidi Sohng.